November 2, 2020 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2020
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER
Un-Official Minutes


Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 5:32 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, and Mrs. Scheffel. Board members absent: Ms. Adkins and Mr. Weilage.

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

Approve Agenda:
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

Commendations/Good News: None

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Houseton, that the consent agenda be approved as presented.  Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – October 19, 2020 meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Corey Anderson, TRN Bus Monitor; Samuel Peterson, MS Para; Darla Law, TRN Bus Driver; Samantha Hadden, HS NS Assoc; Susan Cubrich, HS NS Assoc. Coaches and Sponsors – Approval to Employ – Kenneth Neelon, HS Asst Boys’ Basketball Coach; Duane Richardson, HS Asst Wrestling Coach; Ryan Nightster, HS Asst Wrestling Coach. Fundraiser Approval – HS Boys’ Basketball and HS Wrestling. Carried: 5-0

Reports
• Dr. Knost reported on updates regarding Return to Learn.

Discussion Items
7.01 200 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, Second Read
The 200 Series Policy group one was presented for second read.

7.02 Second Group 200 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
The 200 Series Policy group two was presented for first read.

7.03 Third Group 200 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
The 200 Series Policy group three was presented for first read.

7.04 Purchase of CNC Mill with Reimbursement from the STEM Best Grant
The District received quotes to purchase a CNC Mill that will be reimbursed through the STEM Best Grant.

7.05 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: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 6:17 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:27 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 200 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 200, 201, 202, 204, 206 Series and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits as presented on Second Read.
Seconded: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.02 Second Group 200 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 203, 207, 208 and 209 Series and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.03 Third Group 200 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 204, 210, 211, 213, 214 and 215 Series and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.04 Purchase of CNC Mill with Reimbursement from the STEM Best Grant
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the purchase of the Tormach CNC Milling Machine for $20,490.30, which will be fully
reimbursed by the STEM Best grant.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.05 Employee Request for Other Paid or Unpaid Leave
Motion by Mr. Stoufer to approve employee requested unpaid leave as presented in closed session.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting –November 16th at 5:30 p.m.

With no further business before them, at 6:33 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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