September 21, 2020 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2020
Un-Official Minutes



Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 5:33 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel.

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

Approve Agenda: Moving item 7.05 to after 9.04
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Commendations/Good News:
• Homecoming

Comments & Suggestions:  None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Houseton, that the consent agenda be approved as presented.  Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – September 3, 2020 special meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Elizabeth Holt, TH FT Custodian; Ashlee Young, KR Paraeducator; Corrine Dollen, KR PK Paraeducator; Alyssa Bazer, MS Paraeducator; Rodney Ford, HS Custodian; Cynthia Rapaich, HS NS Assoc; Tammy Jasper, KR Paraeducator; LCLC Associates. Coaches & Sponsors – Approval to Employ – Alan Straight, HS Group Speech Sponsor; Whitney Jorgersen, HS Individual Speech Sponsor; Alan Strait, HS Asst Ind Speech Sponsor (.5); Whitney Jorgersen, HS Asst Group Speech Sponsor. Licensed – Resignations/Terminations –Andrew Blazek, HS Math Teacher; Paul Coffman, HS Asst Softball Coach; Jennifer Dekker, MS Asst Volleyball Coach. Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Lacy Boners, KR Paraeducator; Rachelle Fennell, TH Paraeducator (move to sub); Brianna Oberhelman, KR Paraeducator; Ted Pruitt, MS FT Custodian; Ashlee Ahrens, TH Paraeducator; George Igou, HS FT Custodian; Renee Kybat, HS Guidance Admin Asst. Fundraiser approvals – HS Student Council and Marching Band. Miscellaneous Contracts. Carried: 6-0

Reports
• Update regarding Return to Learn – Dr. Knost

Mr. Stoufer entered the meeting at 5:39 p.m.

Discussion Items
7.01 Resolution to Set Date and Parameters for the Sale of Bonds, and Approve Related Documents
This resolution sets a date and the parameter for the sale of bonds, approves the Official Statement, a bond purchase agreement and other related documents.

7.02 Policy 203.7 Update, Second Read
Three options for updating Policy 203.7 were presented to the Board. Option #1... Changes the $2,500 to $6,000 for goods and services per fiscal year. Board Members CAN be employed part time or temporarily but they are limited to $6,000 compensation per fiscal year. Board Member spouses CAN be hired and there is NO LIMIT on their compensation. This is the policy that was already approved on First Read. Option #2... Changes the $2,500 to $6,000 for goods and services per fiscal year. Board Members AND Board Member spouses CANNOT be compensated for employment at ANY amount. Option #3... Changes the $2,500 to $6,000 for goods and services per fiscal year. Board Members and Board Member Spouses CAN be employed part time or temporarily but they are limited to $6,000 per fiscal year.

7.03 100 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented recommendations from IASB for updating the 100 series policies.

7.04 IASB Legislative Priorities for 2020
IASB requests districts approve their Legislative Priorities or submit other priorities.

Comments & Suggestions:  None

Action Items
9.01 Resolution to Set Date and Parameters for the Sale of Bonds, and Approve Related Documents
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Resolution as presented to fix a date and set the parameters for the sale of School Infrastructure Sales, Services, and Use Tax Revenue Bonds and to approve the Official Statement, Bond Purchase Agreement and all related documents.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.02 Policy 203.7 Update, Second Read
Motion by Mrs. McDaniel to approve the updated policy 203.7, Option 1 removing allowing Board Members be hired, Board Member Conflicts of Interest, for a second read.
Second: Mr. Hendrix
Discussion: None
Failed: 2-4 with Mr. Weilage, Ms. Adkins, Mr. Houseton, and Mrs. Scheffel opposing and Mr. Stoufer abstaining
Motion by Ms. Adkins to approve the updated policy 203.7, Option 2, Board Member Conflicts of Interest, for a second read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-1 with Mrs. McDaniel opposing and Mr. Stoufer abstaining

9.03 100 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106 and all accompanying Regulations and
Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.04 IASB Legislative Priorities for 2020
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to adopt the IASB Legislative Priorities as presented for 2020.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

7.05 Superintendent Goals (Closed Session)
Closed Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (i), permits a closed session to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose performance is being considered and when that individual requests a closed session.
Motion: Ms. Adkins
Second: Mr. Hendrix
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 6:38 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:56 p.m.

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting –October 5, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the ERC

With no further business before them, at 6:57 p.m. Mr. Houseton motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Ms. Adkins. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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