December 2, 2019 Board Minutes

Annual Meeting

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. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage and Mrs. Scheffel.

Administrators: Dr. Eric Knost, Dr. Joel Beyenhof, Dave Black, Andrea Raes and Joe Vinchattle.

Guest in attendance: Cara Cool-Trede, Bailey McQueen-Jones, and Tim Johnson

Approve Agenda:
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

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 – November 18th meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Licensed- Approval to Employ – Elizabeth Butler, HS Assistant Boys’ Swimming Coach. Classified – Approval to Employ – Trisha Covert, HS Paraeducator; Rhonda Moore, TH Nutrition Services Associate. Classified – Approval of Resignation – Cynthia Butler, MS Nutrition Services Associate. Pay or Hour work time Increase – Amanda Carroll – TH Nutrition Services Associate- 5.5 hrs/day to 6 hrs/day. Fundraisers – Wrestling and MS F.C.A.
Carried: 7-0

Approve the Abstract of Votes from the November 5, 2019 Election
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to Approve Abstract of Votes from the November 5, 2019, Election.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Vote: 7-0

Approve the Financial Accounting of Books for FY 2019
Mrs. Raes presented to the Board an Audited Statement of Fund Balances as of June 30, 2019.
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Financial Accounting of Books for FY 2019
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Vote: 7-0

At 6:35 pm Mr. Hendrix made a motion to adjourn the Annual Meeting of the Board of Education for the Lewis Central Community School District.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Vote: 7-0


Organizational Meeting

Call to Order: Board Secretary Andrea Raes called the Organizational meeting to order at 6:35 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Portrey, Mrs. Scheffel, Mr. Stoufer, and Mr. Weilage.

Mrs. Raes administered the Oath of Office to Newly Elected Board Members: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Stoufer, and Mr. Weilage

Election of Board President and Vice President
Ms. Adkins nominated Dorene Scheffel for President. The nomination was seconded by Mrs. McDaniel.
With no other nominations a written ballot vote was called.
Discussion: None
Written Ballot Vote: 7-0
Mrs. Raes administered the Oath of Office to Mrs. Scheffel.

Mrs. Raes turned the meeting over to Board President Scheffel.

Ms. Adkins nominated Daryl Weilage for Vice President. The nomination was seconded by Mr. Portrey.
With no other nominations a written ballot vote was called.
Discussion: None.
Written Ballot Vote: 7-0
Mrs. Raes administered the Oath of Office to Mr. Weilage.

Ms. Adkins motioned to appoint Mrs. Raes as Secretary and Treasurer. The appointment was seconded by Mrs. McDaniel.
Discussion: None
Vote: 7-0
Mrs. Scheffel administered the Oath of Office to Mrs. Raes.

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to name American National Bank as the District Depository.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix naming the Nonpareil as the official publication of the District.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to set Board of Education meetings on the first and third Mondays of each month, with the exception of July and possibly September at 6:30 pm in the ERC Board Room.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to appoint Mr. Hendrix to the Negotiations Committee; Motion by Mrs. McDaniel to appoint Mrs. McDaniel to the Negotiations Committee; Motion by Mr. Stoufer to appoint Mr. Stoufer to the Negotiations Committee; and Motion by Ms. Adkins to appoint Ms. Adkins to the Negotiations Committee. Board President Scheffel seconded the appointments on the floor and called for a written ballot vote for three members of the negotiations committee.
Written Ballot Vote: Mrs. McDaniel- 6 votes; Mr. Stoufer- 6 votes; Mr. Hendrix- 5 votes; and Ms. Adkins- 4 votes.
As a result of the written ballots the following were appointed to the Negotiations Committee: Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, and Mr. Hendrix.

Motion by Mr. Portrey to appoint Mr. Weilage as representative to the Mills County Conference Board.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Weilage to appoint Mr. Portrey as representative to the Pottawattamie County Conference Board.
Second: Mr. Hendrix
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Reports
Dr. Joel Beyenhof, Joe Vinchattle, Cara Cool-Trede, and Bailey McQueen-Jones presented on Career EdVantage SWI Apprenticeship Possibilities

Discussion Items
11.01 Presentation of Several Policies for Review in the 400 Series Second Read
Board Policy 401.3, 401.17, 401.28, and 403.9 were presented to the Board for second and final reading.

11.02 Presentation of Several Policies for Review in the 500 Series First Read
Board Policy 501.18, 502.1, 502.3, 502.4, 502.6, 502.7, 502.9, 502.12, and 504.11 were presented to the Board for first reading.

11.03 Approval of SBRC Application
The District is eligible for the maximum Modified Supplemental Amount for Increasing Enrollment ($563,472.00), Open Enrollment Out ($0.00), and ELL Instruction Beyond 5 years ($25,731.20).

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
13.01 Presentation of Several Policies for Review in the 400 Series Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the second and final reading of Board Policy 401.3, 401.17, 401.28, and 403.9.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

13.02 Presentation of Several Policies for Review in the 500 Series First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the first reading of Board Policy 501.18, 502.1, 502.3, 502.4, 502.6, 502.7, 502.9, 502.12, and 504.11.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

13.03 Approval of SBRC Application
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the maximum Modified Supplemental Amount for Increasing Enrollment in the amount of $563,472.00, Open Enrollment Out in the amount of $0.00, and ELL Instruction Beyond 5 years in the amount of $25,731.20.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – December 16, 2019

With no further business before them, at 7:39 pm, Mr. Stoufer motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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