June 1, 2020 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020
Un-Official Minutes


The Board Meeting was held electronically due to the State Emergency of COVID-19.

Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 5:07 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, and Mrs. Scheffel

Administrators: Dr. Eric Knost, Dave Black, Andrea Raes

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

Commendations/Good News:
• End of School Year Videos
• Write Touch Publications
• Young Artists Exhibit/Omaha Summer Arts Festival
• Speech Awards
• Nutrition Services Staff Video

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 – May 18, 2020 meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Certified – Approval to Employ – Ryan Nightster, MS Asst Football Coach; Taylor Lund, KR Special Education Teacher (20-21 SY); Evanne Jones, TH Elementary Teacher (20-21 SY); Audra O’Brien, TH Elementary Teacher (20-21 SY); Morgan Fast, TH Special Education Teacher (20-21 SY). Licensed – Approval of Resignation – Ryan McKim, HS Asst Football Coach; Matthew Argotsinger, HS Asst Boys Basketball Coach; Dave Putnam, HS Asst Wrestling Coach. Classified – Approval of Resignation – Tomas Lopez, TRN Bus Driver (End of 19-20 SY). Volunteer Coach – Approval – Ayzia Bar, Volunteer Dance Team Sponsor; Mike Metz, Volunteer Baseball Coach. Licensed Transfers – Tressa Cooper, TH Elementary Teacher to MS Health/Generalist Teacher (20-21 SY). Summer School 2020 – ESYS Teachers – Mary Broughton, Loretta Rettig, and Lynn Higgs; ESYS Paraeducators – Judy Hoppe, Crystal Mueller, and Julie Meiers-Childers; MS Summer School Teachers – Carrie Trecek and Corrie Wohlers; HS Summer School Teachers – Dana Dose, Ryan Nightster, Kim Muta, Lorraine Duitsman, Sam Schroeder, Aaron Nickman, Stacy Rulla, August Manz, Gina Pearson, Kay Phillips, Taylor May, Kayla Tech, Kellie Hall, and Jennifer Novreske.
Carried: 7-0

Reports
- None

Discussion Items
7.01 Adobe Licensing Renewal
Dave Black presented the annual renewal with Adobe for the Creative Cloud Suite for applications for our publications classes, PLTW classes, secretaries, and video production users. The total renewal through JourneyEd.com is $12,125.

7.02 i-Ready Diagnostic Assessments
Dave Black presented the i-Ready renewal, which is the diagnostic program for Math and Reading for K-8. The total renewal through Curriculum Associates is $39,512.40.

7.03 Microsoft Licensing Renewal
Dave Black presented the annual licensing renewal for Microsoft for the Windows desktop and server operating systems and for Office. The total renewal through JourneyEd.com is $11,552.80.

7.04 2020-2021 Board Meeting Dates
Proposed Board Meeting dates and times for 2020-2021 school year were presented.

7.05 Administrator Salaries for 2020-2021
Dr. Knost recommended administrator salary increases commensurate with the agreed upon teacher negotiated increase of 3%.

7.06 Late Filed Open Enrollment-Out Applications (5) for 2020-2021 (Closed Session)
Closed Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (a), closed session is appropriate to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential or to be kept confidential as a condition for that governmental body’s possession or continued receipt of federal funds.
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 5:32 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 5:51 p.m.

7.07 Possible Purchase of Real Estate (Closed Session)
Closed Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (a), closed session is appropriate to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential or to be kept confidential as a condition for that governmental body’s possession or continued receipt of federal funds.
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 5:52 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:12 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Adobe Licensing Renewal
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve renewing our Adobe licensing from JourneyEd as specified, totaling $12,125.00.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.02 i-Ready Diagnostic Assessments
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the renewal of the i-Ready licensing form Curriculum Associated for $39,512.40.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.03 Microsoft Licensing Renewal
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the renewal of our Microsoft licensing from JourneyEd as specified totaling $11,552.80.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.04 2020-2021 Board Meeting Dates
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the proposed Lewis Central Board of Directors meeting dates and times for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.05 Administrator Salaries for 2020-2021
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve 3% administrator salary increases as presented.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.06 Late Filed Open Enrollment-Out Applications (5) for 2020-2021
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Late Filed Open Enrollment Request A.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny Late Filed Open Enrollment Requests B1 and B2.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny Late Filed Open Enrollment Request C.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny Late Filed Open Enrollment Request D.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Late Filed Open Enrollment Request E.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.07 Possible Purchase of Real Estate
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Real Estate Purchase Agreement presented in closed session.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – June 15, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

With no further business before them, at 6:25 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Ms. Adkins. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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