September 16, 2019

September 16, 2019
Posted on 09/19/2019

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
Un-Official Minutes


Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 6:31 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel Not present: Mr. Hendrix

Administrators: Dr. Eric Knost, Jeff Carper, and Andrea Raes

Guest in attendance: Kelley Rosburg, Corey Wiesman, Tim Johnson

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

Commendations/Good News:
• Homecoming Week

Comments & Suggestions:
• None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Stoufer moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – August 19th meeting and August 22nd meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Licensed – Approval to Employ – Laurie Kammrad, MS Assistant Volleyball. Classified – Approval to Employ – Lauren Fenwick, LCLC Associate; Carsen Ronk, LCLC Associate; James Zaloudek, Bus Monitor; Doreen Bierce, TH Paraeducator; Jennifer Orozco, KR Paraeducator; Hayley Miller, MS Paraeducator. Classified – Approval of Resignation – Megan Leazenby, TH Paraeducator; Lorelyn May McGruder, KR Paraeducator. Pay or Hour Work Time Increase/Decrease – Nikole Easter, adding Van Driver Position. Certified Salary Schedule Movements – Alyssa Chambers; Cynthia Cox; Blake Dickinson; Aubree Eckhart; Desiree Jensen; Whitney Jorgensen; and Tom McLaughlin. Fundraising Requests – Football Cheerleading; Skills USA; and Skills USA. Carried: 6-0

Reports
• None

Discussion Items
7.01 Approval of Standard Form Agreements with BVH Architecture
Standard Form Agreements with BVH Architecture were presented and discussed for the future High School Auditorium and the future District Operations Building.

7.02 Policy 805.3 General Fixed Assets/Capital First and Final Read
Board Policy 805.3 was presented for first and final reading due to USDA requirements.

7.03 Policy 504.10 and 504.12 Student Medications and Exposure to Allergens First Reading
Board Policies 504.10 and 504.12 were presented to the board for first reading. The updates keeps the district current in supporting district practices.

7.04 Increase to Bus Driver Starting Pay
Dr. Knost presented a starting pay increase for bus drivers from $13.70 to $14.25.

7.05 Employee Referral Incentive for Bus Drivers
Dr. Knost presented an employee referral incentive for referring new bus drivers to the district in the amount of $50.00 per month for a maximum of 10 months or $500.00. The district would utilize the incentive for a maximum of 5 drivers. The incentive would be paid as taxable wages.

7.06 Late Filed Open Enrollment- Out Applications for 2019-2020 (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. Stoufer
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Portrey, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:02 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:12 p.m.

7.07 Employee Request for Unpaid Leave (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: Ms. Adkins
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Portrey, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:12 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:48 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions
• none

Action Items
9.01 Approval of Standard Form Agreements with BVH Architecture
Motion by Mr. Portrey to approve the Standard Form Agreements with BVH Architecture as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.02 Policy 805.3 General Fixed Assets/Capital First and Final Read
Motion by Mr. Portrey to approve the first and final reading of Board Policy 805.3 as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.03 Policy 504.10 and 504.12 Student Medications and Exposure to Allergens First Reading
Motion by Ms. Adkins to approve the first reading of Board Policy 504.10 and 504.12 as presented.
Second: Mr. Portrey
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.04 Increase to Bus Driver Starting Pay
Motion by Mr. Portrey to approve increasing the starting wage for bus drivers from $13.70 to $14.25.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.05 Employee Referral Incentive for Bus Drivers
Motion by Mr. Portrey to approve the employee referral incentive for bus drivers of $50.00 per month for a cap of 10 months with a maximum total value of $500.00 per driver. The incentive is paid as taxable wages and is for a maximum of 5 newly hire bus drivers working concurrently and sustaining employment with the district.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.06 Late Filed Open Enrollment- Out Application for 2019-2020 for Student A, Student B, Student C, Student D, Student E, and Student F
Motion by Mr. Stoufer to approve open enrollment out application for Student A, deny open enrollment out application for Student B, deny open enrollment out application for Student C, deny open enrollment out application for Student D, deny open enrollment out application for Student E, and deny open enrollment out application for Student F for the 2019-2020 school year.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.07 Employee Request for Unpaid Leave for Employee A
Motion by Mr. Stoufer to approve the unpaid leave for Employee A pursuant to the Master Contract with the exception of Employee A paying for the cost of a substitute teacher.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – October 7, 2019

With no further business before them, at 7:58 p.m. Ms. Adkins motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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