November 20, 2017

November 20, 2107 Board Minutes
Posted on 11/27/2017

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017
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: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Weilage and Mrs. Scheffel. Mr. Stoufer was absent.

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

Media: Tim Johnson

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

Commendations/Good News:
• Each meeting Dr. Schweer will highlight people and or programs that are inspiring excellence. Dr. Schweer spoke of the Veterans Day program that has been held for the last 8 years. Good job to the High School for a job well done.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – November 6, 2017 meeting, Financial Reports; Summary of Revenue and Expenses; and Activities Fund. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified Approval to Employ - Arnold Arrick – TRN Bus Driver, Cody Wegner – HS PT Custodian, Donna Conn – MS Special Education Paraeducator, Megan Gibson – KR Instructional Paraeducator . Classified Resignations/Terminations - Raphael Romero – PT TH Custodian and Robert Hunt – FT HS Custodian – eff 11/22/2017 and Fundraising request forms for Boys Track, BPA and Middle School Student Council and Leadership. Carried: 6–0

Report
• Mr. Stopak presented Titan Hill’s School Building Improvement Plan. Goals include accelerating learning for all students, closing the gap for students with IEP’s, closing the gap for SED students and ensuring a safe and supporting learning environment. The plan to accomplish these goals center around Literacy, Math and the overall learning environment. Mr. Stopak also talked about the early outs and how professional learning is scheduled for those days.

• IASB “New Learning”: Dr. Schweer asked the Board members to share highlights from their attendance at the annual Iowa Association of School Boards Convention.

Discussion Items
7.01 Second Reading of Policy 505.2
Interviews with Students – The Principals have suggested additional language to be included in the policy.

7.02 Change Order for Additional Seeding & Silt Fence / Storm Sewer Area
This change order is for the “seed matting” that needs to be placed over the area disrupted when the new storm water piping was put in. BVH has confirmed with All Purpose Construction that the original change order for the additional storm sewer piping did not include the seed mat, fertilizer and erosion control. The cost of the change order is $5,811.00.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Second Reading of Policy 505.2

Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve second reading of Policy #505.2. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

9.02 Change Order for Additional Seeding & Silt Fence / Storm Sewer Area
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the change order for the seeding /silt fence for the storm sewer area in the amount of $5,811.00. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – December 4, 2017
*Regular School Board Meeting – December 18, 2017

With no further business before them, at 7:20 pm Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Ms. Adkins. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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