August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019 Board Minutes
Posted on 08/26/2019

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 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: Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel Not present: Ms. Adkins

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

Guest in attendance: Kim Jones, Tim Johnson

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

Commendations/Good News:
• Iowa School Performance Profile
• New Teacher Orientation

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Portrey, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – August 5th meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Ashely Fabian, KR SpEd Paraeducator; Kamara Neely, KR SpEd Paraeducator; Jessica Good, KR SpEd Paraeducator; Lacy Boner, KR SpEd Paraeducator; Morgan Fields, TH SpEd Paraeducator; Megan Leazenby, TH SpEd Paraeducator; Mary Harshaw, TH SpEd Paraeducator; Macy Brown, MS SpEd Paraeducator; Jennifer Gillman, MS SpEd Paraeducator; Kendra Dimmitt, HS SpEd Paraeducator; Kelly Durand, HS SpEd Paraeducator. Licensed – Approval of Resignation – Kelsey Peters, HS Assistant Boys’ Swim Coach; Sydnie Dennis, MS Assistant Volleyball Coach. Classified – Approval of Resignation – Connie Hecker, MS Nutrition Services Associate; Elizabeth Holt, TH Nutrition Services Associate; and Tiffany Mace, MS SpEd Paraeducator. Carried: 6-0

Reports
• Dr. Eric Knost spoke on the summer projects progress.

Discussion Items
7.01 Second Reading of Several Policies
The 100 Series Policies were presented for review. Policy 102 changes were discussed.

7.02 Resolution Approving Revenue Purpose Statement and ordering an election on the RPS to Authorize Expenditures from the SAVE Fund.
Dr. Eric Knost presented the Revenue Purpose Statement. The proposed resolution would give Board approval for the RSP and would also order a public election on the RPS to authorize future expenditures from the SAVE Fund.

7.03 Renewal of i-Ready Diagnostic Assessments
Dave Black presented the renewal. This diagnostic assessment platform provides us significant information about reading and math achievement and growth for students in grades K‐8.

7.04 Approve Payment for CGI Workshop
Kim Jones presented the CGI Workshop professional learning plan. The instructional design is aligned with our core values as it is “a student‐centered approach to teaching math. CGI teachers begin with what students understand and build on children’s intuitive problem‐solving processes to deepen and extend students’ math understanding.”

7.05 Dance Team Travel Request
The Dance Team is requesting approval to attend regionals this year. The team will travel to Minneapolis, MN, January 10-12, 2020, and the travel costs will be fundraised by the dance team.

7.06 Late Filed Open Enrollment- Out Application 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. Hendrix
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Portrey, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:02 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:15 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: none

Action Items
9.01 Second Reading of Several Policies
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the second and final reading of the 100 series policies.
Second: Mr. Portrey
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.02 Resolution Approving Revenue Purpose Statement and ordering an election on the RPS to Authorize Expenditures from the SAVE Fund.
Motion by Mr. Portrey to approve adopting the presented resolution.
Second: Mr. Hendrix
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Portrey, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.

9.03 Renewal of i-Ready Diagnostic Assessments
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the renewal of the i-Ready licensing from Curriculum Associates for $22,647.60.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.04 Approve Payment for CGI Workshop
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve payment in the amount of $12,500 to the CGI Group for a 5-day summer workshop.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.05 Dance Team Travel Request
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the requested Dance Team travel to Minneapolis for regional competition, January 10-12, 2020.
Second: Mr. Portrey
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.06 Late Filed Open Enrollment- Out Application for 2019-2020 for Student A
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve open enrollment out application for Student A for the 2019-2030 school year.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – September 16, 2019

With no further business before them, at 7:23 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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