October 5, 2020 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2020
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER
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: Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, and Mrs. Scheffel. Board members absent: Ms. Adkins and Mr. Weilage.

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

Approve Agenda:
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

Commendations/Good News:
• Parent Teacher Conferences

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 21, 2020 meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Kaeli Hogan, MS NS Associate. Coaches and Sponsors – Approval to Employ – James Pettit, HS Asst Girls’ Basketball Coach; Kay Phillips, HS Junior Class Sponsor. Salary Schedule Movement – Hannah Cole and Whitney Jorgensen. Contract Approval – Caesars Entertainment, Graduation Arena Rental. Fundraiser Approval – Girls’ Basketball. Carried: 5-0

Reports
• Dr. Knost reported on updates regarding Return to Learn.
• Randy Portrey presented the summer projects and planning report.

Discussion Items
7.01 Resolution Authorizing the Issuance and Payment of the 2020 Bond Series and Execution of all Related Documents
This resolution authorizes and provides for the issuance and secures the payment of School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2020 and authorizes the execution and delivery of related documents.

7.02 MidAmerican Refundable Underground Electric Service Extension
This is a refundable project for an underground electrical service extension to serve Lewis Central High School.

7.03 100 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, Second Read
The 100 series policies were presented to the Board for second read.

7.04 Request to 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 $75,152.67.

7.05 Employee Request for Other Paid or 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: Mrs. McDaniel
Second: Mr. Hendrix
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 6:196 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:23 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Resolution Authorizing the Issuance and Payment of the 2020 Bond Series and Execution of all Related Documents
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Resolution authorizing and providing for the issuance and securing the payment of School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2020 and authorizing the execution and
delivery of related documents.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.

9.02 MidAmerican Refundable Underground Electric Service Extension
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the MidAmerican Energy Company Refundable Advance for Construction
Underground Electric Service Extension Proposal for the Refundable Amount of $29,780.06.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.03 100 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106 and all accompanying Regulations and
Exhibits as presented on Second Read and Final Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.04 Request to SBRC for Spending Authority Approval
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the request to the SBRC for the maximum Modified Supplement Amount for Limited
English Proficient Allowable Costs in the amount of $75,152.67
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.05 Employee Request for Other Paid or Unpaid Leave
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve employee request as presented pertaining to personal leave.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – October 19th at 5:30 p.m.

With no further business before them, at 6:29 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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