April 6, 2020 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2020
Un-Official Minutes

Call to Order
: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 5:06 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel

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

Approve Agenda:
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

2020-2021 (FY21) Budget Public Hearing was held.

Commendations/Good News:
• Southwest Iowa Scholarship Winners

Comments & Suggestions: None

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 – March 23, 2020 meeting, March 30, 2020 emergency meeting, and March 30, 2020 special meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Certified – Approval to Employ – Corey Blair, HS Social Studies Teacher (20-21 SY). Licensed – Approval of Resignation – Laurie West, HS Language Arts Teacher (End of 19-20 SY).
Carried: 6-0

Reports - None

Discussion Items
8.01 Pandemic Pay Summary Resolution
Dr. Eric Knost presented a resolution to the Board to continue to pay our General Professional Staff, our Building Support Staff and our Operations Support Staff.

8.02 Board Member Resig
nation
Board Member Randy Portrey resigned as of April 1, 2020. The Board has the intent to fill the vacancy by April 30, 2020 or a special election may be called.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
10.01 Pandemic Pay Summary Resolution
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the resolution as presented.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

10.02 Approval of 2020-2021 Budget and Certify Levies
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the 2020-2021 budget and certify levies
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

8.03 Superintendent Review (Closed Session)
Closed Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (i), closed session is appropriate to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and when that individual requests a closed session.
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 6:12 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:09 p.m.

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – April 20th at 5:00 p.m.

With no further business before them, at 7:10 p.m. Mr. Stoufer motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Hendrix. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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