October 7, 2019

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 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, Mr. Portrey, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel Not present: Mrs. McDaniel

Administrators: Dr. Eric Knost and Andrea Raes

Guest in attendance: 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:
• Kennedy Center and U.S. Department of Education Grant Partnership
• National Merit Semi-Finalists: Spencer Cooper-Ohm and Duncan Law

Comments & Suggestions:
• Chris Blum and Dr. Lolli Haws- Green Hills AEA Board Elections

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 – September 16th meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Emmalee Collins, TH Paraeducator; Jennifer Hall, MS Paraeducator; Robert Clark, TRN Bus Driver; Jeanie Hall, TRN Bus Driver; Rhonda Dittmer, HS Nutrition Services Associate; Amy Bennett, KR Paraeducator. Licensed – Resignations – Clay Cunningham, HS Art Teacher; Classified – Approval of Resignation – Sherry Johnson, TH Heath Associate; Randi Manchester, TH Nutrition Services Associate. Fundraising Requests – Drama/Theatre; and Wrestling. Carried: 6-0

Reports - None

Discussion Items
7.01 Policy 401.29 Appropriate Use of Public Funds First Read
Board Policy 401.29 was presented to the board for first reading.

7.02 Policy 401.26 and 401.27 Employee Use of District Phones First Read
Board Policies 401.26 and 401.27 were presented for first reading. The updates keeps the district current in supporting district practices.

7.03 Policy 504.10 and 504.12 Student Medications and Exposure to Allergens Second Read
Board Policies 504.10 and 504.12 were presented to the board for second and final reading.

7.04 Policy 803.8 Credit and Procurement Cards First Reading
Board Policy 803.8 was presented to the board for first reading. The updates keeps the district current in supporting district practices.

7.05 Review IASB Legislative Platform and Appoint Delegate
The Board reviewed the IASB Legislative Platform and discussed appointing a delegate for the Delegate Assembly to be held on November, 20, 2019.

7.06 Request to the SBRC for Spending Authority Approval
The District is eligible for the maximum Modified Supplement Amount for Limited English Proficient (LEP) for the costs in excess of weighting and other resources for providing additional instruction to limited English proficient students beyond regular instruction in the amount of $9,421.00.

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: Mr. Stoufer
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Portrey, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:05 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:23 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions - None

Action Items
9.01 Policy 401.29 Appropriate Use of Public Funds First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the first reading of Policy 401.19 as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.02 Policy 401.26 and 401.27 Employee Use of District Phones First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the first reading of Board Policy 401.26 and 401.27 as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.03 Policy 504.10 and 504.12 Student Medications and Exposure to Allergens Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the second and final reading of Board Policy 504.10 and 504.12 as presented.
Second: Mr. Portrey
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.04 Policy 803.8 Credit and Procurement Cards First Reading
Motion by Mr. Portrey to approve the first reading of Policy 803.8 as presented.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.05 Review IASB Legislative Platform and Appoint Delegate
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Board Member Scheffel as the Lewis Central Community School District Delegate for the IASB Delegate Assembly on November 20th, 2019, and Board Member Portrey as an alternate in the event that Board Member Scheffel is not able to attend.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.06 Request to the SBRC for Spending Authority Approval
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the request to the SBRC for the maximum Modified Supplemental Amount for Limited English Proficient Allowable Costs in the amount of $9,421.00.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
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: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

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

Information/Future Items
*Special School Board Work Session – October 14, 2019
*Regular School Board Meeting – October 21, 2019

With no further business before them, at 7:31 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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