July 15, 2019

MONDAY, JULY 15, 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: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage and Mrs. Scheffel.

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

Guest in attendance: Tim Johnson

Appointment of Board Secretary & Treasurer (Andrea Raes)
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors appoint Andrea Raes as Board Secretary and Treasurer. Discussion: None Carried: 7-0

Approve Agenda:

Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: None Carried: 7-0

Commendations/Good News:
• Dr. Knost received a letter from Clarinda CSD commending district mechanic, Mike Hartenhoff, for his assistance with a Clarinda bus mechanical issue while their team was at Lewis Central for baseball and softball games.

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 – June 17, 2019 meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Licensed - Approval to Employ – Abigail Borg - TH Elementary Teachers, Alison Evangelisti - TH Associate Principal, Mark Edmondson – TH Elementary Teacher. Classified Approval to Employ – David Madison – TRN Bus Driver, Suzy Koehler – TRN Bus Driver, Amanda Leinen – KR PK Paraeducator, Dana Spears – KR PK Paraeducator. Classified Transfers/Promotions – Charles Johnson to TRN Bus Monitor. Pay or Hour work time Increase/Decrease – Shannon Gibson 6.75 hrs/day to 8 hrs/day. Carried: 7-0

Reports: None

Discussion Items
8.01 Approve School Specialty Furniture Quote
The building principals requested furniture purchases for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. The requested furniture includes chairs, desks, file cabinets, book shelves, table, marker boards, etc. Jeff Carper received quotes from three companies: School Specialty $19,214.06, Demco $33,603.00, and National Business Furniture $34,981.50.

8.02 Discuss Capital Projects Funding Plan
Dr. Knost discussed the scope, funding, plans, and timing of the proposed High School Auditorium and proposed Operations Complex.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
10.01 Approve School Specialty Furniture Quote
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the Lewis Central approve the furniture quote from School Specialty in the amount of $19,214.06. Discussion: None Carried: 7-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – August 5, 2019

With no further business before them, at 7:17 pm Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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