July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 Board Minutes
Posted on 07/19/2018

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, JULY 16, 2018
Un-Official Minutes


Call to Order: Mrs. Scheffel called the special meeting to order at 5:45 p.m. for the purpose of a student disciplinary matter. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Stoufer and Mrs. Scheffel. Ms. Adkins and Mr. Weilage were absent.

Administrators: Administrators present were Dr. Mark Schweer, Dr. Joel Beyenhof, Joe Vinchattle and Dale Kreher

At 5:47 p.m. Mr. Hendrix, moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors move into Closed Session per IA Code 21.5(1)(e). Discussion: None Carried: 5-0

At 6:10 p.m. Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors return to Open Session. Discussion: None Carried: 5-0

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. McDaniel, Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Stoufer and Mrs. Scheffel. Ms. Adkins and Mr. Weilage were absent.

Administrators: Dr. Mark Schweer, Jeff Carper and Dale Kreher

Guest in attendance: Josh Allen Media: Tim Johnson

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

Commendations/Good News:
• Dr. Beyenhof provided a copy of the Lewis Central High School Highlights newsletter which included information about Academic, Athletic and Fine Arts excellence.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – June 18, 2018 meeting, Financial Reports; Summary of Revenue and Expenses; Activities Fund. Bills recommended for payment. Administrative Recommendations – Personnel, Licensed – Approval to Employ: Dean Leaders- HS Assistant Wrestling Coach. Classified Approval to Employ – Joanna Blum – HS Library Clerk. Licensed Resignations - Ashley Conner – MS Science Teacher, Jess Bond – HS Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Lanessa Statzer – HS Assistant Girls Track Coach. Classified Resignations/Terminations – June Hanses – MS PT Custodian, Eugene Lang – TRN Bus Driver. Classified Transfers/Promotions – Donald Waldron – TRN Bus Monitor/Sub Van Driver to Bus Driver. Miscellaneous Contracts: HS Football fundraiser, Skills USA – 2 fundraisers. Carried: 5-0

Reports
• Technology Integration Report
Josh Allen presented an Instructional Technology Update. Topics included 3D printer use at Titan Hill, technology use at Kreft, ISTE Conference in Chicago, Class Intercom, Bryte Bite scores, the Intern Program at the High School, and Social Media instruction and use.

• Titan Hill Addition
Jeff Carper provided the Board with an update on the Summer Projects List as well as an update on the Titan Hill Addition.

Discussion Items
7.01 First Reading of Several Policies
801.1 Budget Planning (last reviewed 04/08/13)
Template policy provided
802.1 Local, State, and Federal Income (Last reviewed 05/06/13)
802.2 Investments (last reviewed 05/06/13)
Template policy provided
802.3 Gifts – Grants‐ Bequests (last reviewed 05/06/13)
Template policy provided
803.3 Payment for Goods and Services (last reviewed 05/06/13)
Template policy provided
803.4 Unpaid Warrants (last reviewed 05/06/13)
803.5 Payroll Periods (last reviewed 05/06/13)
803.6 Payroll Deductions (last reviewed 05/06/13)
805.3 General Fund Fixed Assets/Capital Assets (last reviewed 05/06/13)
807 Working Capital Reserve Policy (last reviewed 05/06/13)

No changes were recommended for any of the above policies. Dale Kreher will review 805.3 and the listed depreciation rates.

7.02 Special Education Consortium Agreement with CB
The 2018/2019 school year will be the fourth year that the DOE has issued guidance regarding instructional and operation cost sharing by client districts at a center such as Heartland Family Service or Children’s Square. The guidance states that this must be done through a consortium where direct special costs are invoiced along with other identified costs that are invoiced as rent. The consortium will then invoice member districts for direct special education costs, paid through the general fund, and a lease cost for the facility, paid from the PPEL fund.

7.03 Student Disciplinary Action
Administration is recommending that the student be expelled for the 2018‐2019 school year.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 First Reading of Several Policies
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the above referenced policies on first reading. Discussion: None Carried: 5-0

9.02 Special Education Consortium Agreement with CB
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the Agreement to Establish a Consortium to Jointly Administer an Instructional Program at Children’s Square (Academic Center) and Heartland Family Service (Therapeutic School) located within the boundaries of the Council Bluffs Community School District. Discussion: None Carried: 5-0

9.03 Student Disciplinary Action
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors expel Student A for the 2018-2019 school year. Discussion: None Carried: 5-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – August 6, 2018
*Regular School Board Meeting – August 20, 2018

With no further business before them, at 7:15 pm Mr. Stoufer motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Hendrix. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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