April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018 Board Minutes
Posted on 04/04/2018

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2018
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: Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Portey, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage and Mrs. Scheffel. Ms. Adkins was absent.

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

Media: Tim Johnson

Approve Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

Commendations/Good News: None

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – February 19, 2018 meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Licensed – Approval to Employ – Sandra Lopes. Classified Resignations/Terminations – Dawn Davis – MS Custodian, Dale Dingus – TRN Bus Driver, Dwight Dotson – HS Custodian. Licensed Transfer- Brianna Longwill - MS Math to MS MAG Math Intervention. Classified Transfer/Promotion – Roger May – Summer mower to MS Custodian. Fundraising – Fellow of Christian Athletes – two events. Carried: 6-0

Reports: None

Discussion Items
7.01 Approval of 2018-2019 Budget
Lewis Central Community School District is required to file its budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 with both the State of Iowa Department of Management and the Pottawattamie County Auditor no later than April 16, 2018. On Thursday, March 8, 2018 a notice of public hearing to be held on March 19, 2018 was published in the Council Bluffs Nonpareil. We have confirmed publication of Department of Management – Form S – PB ‐6, which included not only notice of the hearing taking place, but also the total resources and requirements for the district, and closed with the property tax rate (per $1,000 taxable valuation) of $12.30824. Since publication, no comments, protests or other communication – written or oral, have been received by the Business Manager. The overall levy rate of $12.30824 is a decrease from the previous year levy of $12.34640. The proposed decrease in the levy rate is .038160.

2018/2019:
Levy Rates Property Tax Dollars
General Fund 10.82959 $13,795,384
Management Fund 0.64865 825,000
PPEL Fund 0.83000 1,079,475
Debt Service 0.00000 0
Total Levy 12.30824 $15,699,859
  
2017/2018:
Levy Rates Property Tax Dollars
General Fund 10.73480 $12,761,601
Management Fund 0.69523 825,000
PPEL Fund 0.83000 1,014,271
Debt Service 0.08637 105,540
Total Levy 12.34640 $14,706,412

7.02 First Reading of Several Policies
There are several policies in the 300 series (Administration) and the 400 series (Staff Personnel) that are due for review
#301.3 Superintendent of Schools – Functions (last reviewed 11/18/13).
Template provided
#301.4 Superintendent of Schools – Evaluation (last reviewed 11/18/13).
#301.4a Exhibit
#401.8 Unpaid Leave Not Covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (last reviewed 04/16/12).
Updates at April 16, 2018 meeting.
#401.24 Family & Medical Act (last reviewed 08/19/13)
Updates at April 16, 2018 meeting.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Approval of 2018-2019 Budget
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Portrey, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the proposed levies and adopt the 2018‐2019 budget as presented and published, with direction that the board secretary file the adopted budget and levies in a timely manner (no later than April 16, 2018) with both the State of Iowa Department of Management and the Pottawattamie County Auditor. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

9.02 First Reading of Several Policies
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Weilage, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the above referenced policies on first reading. Discussion: none Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – April 16, 2018

With no further business before them, at 6:40 pm Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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