December 19, 2016

December 19, 2016 Board Minutes
Posted on 12/21/2016

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016
Un-Official Minutes


Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Mrs. Bruun, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage and Mrs. Scheffel. Mr. Livingston arrived after roll was taken. Ms. Adkins and Mr. Hendrix were absent.

Administrators: Dr. Mark Schweer, Dave Black, Dale Kreher and Kent Stopak

Guest in attendance: Darla Dixon, Kristin Longmeyer, Ashley Smith and Nancy Walker

Media: Krystal Sidzyik

Approve Agenda: Mrs. Bruun moved, seconded by Mr. Weilage, that the agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: None Carried: 5-0

Commendations/Good News:

• Superintendent’s MVP Recognition for December was awarded to teachers at Titan Hill who sponsored Project Linus, which provides love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans. Teachers attending the meeting were Darla Dixon, Kristin Longmeyer, Ashley Smith and Nancy Walker.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mrs. Bruun moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – December 5, 2016 meeting, Financial Reports; Summary of Revenue and Expenses; and Activities Fund. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Classified Approval to Employ - Ethan Matyja – LCLC Associate, Paul Dillehay – TH FT Custodian, Don Hall – Bus Driver. Licensed – Resignations - Mary Langille – HS Journalism Teacher. Classified Resignations/Terminations - Julia White – Bus Monitor, Stephanie Poast – HS SpEd Paraeducator. Pay or Hour work time Increase/decrease - Kimberly Taylor – PK SpEd Para – increase pay $1.00 BA degree. Carried: 5-0

Reports - None

Discussion Items:
7.01 Second Reading of Several Policies
There were no recommended changes for any of these policies during fist reading.
#900 Statement of Guiding Principles
#901.1 School Facilities Surveys
#901.2 Site Specifications
#901.3 Site Acquisition
#901.4 Educational Specifications for Buildings
#901.7 Financing Sites and Construction
#902.1 Preventive Maintenance Schedule
#902.2 Requests for Improvements
#902.3 Emergency Repairs
#902.4 Use of Contract Service
#902.5 Disposition of Obsolete Equipment
#902.7 Long‐Range Planning
#902.8 Asbestos Containing Materials
#902.9 Buildings and Grounds Security
#902/10 Adaptation for the Handicapped
#902.11 Warning system and Emergency Plans

7.02 Professional Fees Contract with BVH for Track Reconstruction Project
At the last meeting we approved moving forward with the Track Reconstruction Project. This project actually has several facets: (1) reconstruction of the track, (2) removal of the visitor bleachers and construction of new bleachers, and (3) construction of a stand‐alone concession/restroom building. BVH Architects will be overseeing the entire project. I have provided you with a copy of their proposed contract (fixed fee of $42,000).

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Second Reading of Several Policies
Mrs. Bruun moved, seconded by Mr. Livingston, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the referenced policies on second reading. Discussion: None Carried: 5-0

9.02 Professional Fees Contract with BVH for Track Reconstruction Project
Mr. Livingston moved, seconded by Mr. Weilage, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the professional Fees Contract with BVH for the Track Reconstruction Project. Discussion: None Carried: 5-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – January, 2, 2017
*Regular School Board Meeting – January 16, 2017

With no further business before them, at 6:50 pm, Mrs. Bruun motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Livingston. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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