February 18, 2019

February 18, 2019 Board Minutes
Posted on 02/21/2019

MONDAY, February 18, 2019
Un-Official Minutes

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: Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Weilage and Mrs. Scheffel. Mr. Stoufer arrived late and Ms. Adkins was absent.

Administrators: Dr. Mark Schweer, Dr. Joel Beyenhof, Dave Black and Dale Kreher

Guest in attendance: Kelly Boyle

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

Commendations/Good News:
• Superintendent’s MVP this month was awarded to Mr. Kelly Boyle at the High School. Congratulations!
• Joe Vinchattle reported on the success of Trade Exploration Day.
• Dr. Beyenhof provided LCHS Fall/Winter Highlights. LCHS Fall/Winter Highlights
• From Dr. Jones - LCMS instructional coach Cheryl Ryan presented during a Webinar of Iowa Coaches Science Network on Feb 5 and again to the MINK 4-state collaborative on science education on Feb 7 - MINK Webinar Link
• From Laurie West - Two LC groups have been selected as Outstanding Performers at the IHSSA State Large Group Contest and will perform at the All-State Festival on February 16 in Ames.
• Readers Theater - The Brothers Very Dark and Grimm (Ian Brungardt, Grace Peterson, Emara Klein, Raine King, Maggie Youngblood, Gillian Sprecher, Logan Cornelison)
• Radio Broadcasting - POMP (Kate Doolittle, Sean Etherington, Duncan Law, Spencer Cooper-Ohm, Bryan Pope, Zane Cozart, Jordan Kelly)
• From LCHS announcements - Congratulations to these students who had artwork selected for the Western Iowa Student Exhibit at Buena Vista: Jaida Christensen, Chris Ellrott, Carlos Lopez, Noah Perello, Paige Ruzicka, Jade Schrier, Ellen Simmons, Mark Torneten, and Rae Woods and very special congratulations to Jaida Christensen who won 1st place (best in show), Paige Ruzicka who won 3rd place and Mark Torneten who won an Honorable mention! Great job artists!

Comments & Suggestions:

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Weilage, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – February 4, 2019 and February 11, 2019. Financial Reports; Summary of Revenue and Expenses; Activities Fund. Bills recommended for payment. Administrative Recommendations – Personnel: Classified Approval to Employ – Dr. Eric Knost – Superintendent. Classified Approval to Employ – Patricia Kephart, HS Nutrition Services, James Grover – Bus Driver. Licensed – Resignations – James Duggan – MS PE Teach and HS Head Football Coach, Kay Phillips – HS Senior Class Sponsor, Patrick Nepple - HS Asst. Cross Country Coach, John Drake – HS National Honor Society Sponsor. Licensed Transfers – Tressa Cooper, MS Science Teacher to TH Elementary Teacher, James Dermody – MS Building Principal to HS AD/Assoc. Principal, Angela Hetzel – HS SpEd Teacher to MS Language Arts Teacher. Fund Raising Form – Boys Track selling Gorilla Car Washes. Carried: 6-0

Reports - None

Discussion Items
7.01 Approval of Agreement with IWCC (Use of Football Field)
Dr. Kinney, President of IWCC, wishes to extend our agreement of the college using our football facilities for an additional 10 years. This agreement would be in place until 2029. Dr. Schweer had our district legal counsel review the agreement. I have provided you with a copy of the original agreement showing the changes along with a revised agreement. Dr. Kinney has reviewed the revised agreement and is having his board approve the revised agreement on Monday as well.

This has been a positive relationship and the agreement will be in place now even farther into the future.

7.02 Contract with BVH for Press Box Replacement Project
BVH has provided us with a contract for the professional services that they will provide associated with the construction of the Home Side Football Press Box replacement project. Please keep in mind that the completion of this project will be for the fall of 2020. I have provided you with the revised timeline. The contract calls for a fixed fee of $38,000.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Approval of Agreement with IWCC (Use of Football Field)
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Weilage, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the agreement with IWCC for the utilization of our football facilities through 2029. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

9.02 Contract with BVH for Press Box Replacement Project
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Weilage, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the contract with BVH for the professional services associated with the Home Football Press Box replacement project. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – March 4, 2019
*Regular School Board Meeting – March 18, 2019

With no further business before them, at 7:20 pm Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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