May 4, 2020 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2020
Un-Official Minutes

The Board Meeting was held electronically due to the State Emergency of COVID-19.

Newly appointed board member Travis Houseton was sworn in on April 23, 2020.

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, Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel

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

Approve Agenda:
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Commendations/Good News:
• Closure News and Thought Exchange Survey

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 – April 20, 2020 meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Certified – Approval to Employ – Brooke Alff, TH Elementary Teacher (20-21 SY); Rebecca Duffy, KR PK Teacher (20-21 SY); Andrew Blazek, HS Math Teacher (20-21 SY); Erin Marshall, HS Language Arts Teacher (20-21 SY); Sarah Nielsen, TH Elementary Teacher (20-21 SY). Licensed – Approval of Resignation – Amber Schaaf, KR Title I Reading Teacher (End of 19-20 SY); Brett Weldon, MS Asst Track Coach; Chris DeMarque, HS Asst Girls’ Basketball Coach. Classified – Approval of Resignation – Barbara Hannah, KR PK Paraeducator (End of 19-20 SY).
Carried: 7-0

Reports
• Jeff Carper presented the summer project list

Discussion Items
7.01 Architect Update – Operations Building Project
Members of the BVH design team presented an update on the Operations Building Project.

7.02 PowerSchool Licensing Renewal
Dave Black presented the annual renewal for PowerSchool, which is the software product for all student data management, registration and state reporting. The total renewal is $34,322.75.

7.03 Illuminate Data and Assessment Licensing Renewal
Dave Black presented the annual renewal for Illuminate Data and Assessment, which is the product for online assessment management. The total renewal is $19,395.44.

7.04 Edgenuity License and Hosting Agreement Renewal
Dave Black presented the annual renewal for Edgenuity, which is the software platform which allows access to an online supplemental curriculum. The total renewal is $16,500.00.

7.05 Late Filed Open Enrollment-Out Application for 2020-2021 (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: Mrs. McDaniel
Second: Mr. Hendrix
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Houston, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 6:18 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:31 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions - None

Action Items
9.01 PowerSchool Licensing Renewal
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve renewing our PowerSchool licensing as specified, totaling $34,322.75.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.02 Illuminate Data and Assessment Licensing Renewal
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve renewing our Illuminate licensing as specified totaling $19,395.44
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.03 Edgenuity License and Hosting Agreement Renewal
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve renewing our Edgenuity Licensure as specified totaling $16,500.00.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.04 Late Filed Open Enrollment-Out Application for 2020-2021
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve denying that late filed open enrollment-out application for the 2020-2021 school year for Student A.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – May 18th at 5:00 p.m.

With no further business before them, at 6:38 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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