December 21, 2020 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2020
EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER
Un-Official Minutes



Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 5:31 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, and Mrs. Scheffel. Members absent: Ms. Adkins

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

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

Commendations/Good News:
• Music Departments- recording and posting performances
• All of the hard work of our staff

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 – December 7, 2020, regular meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Lindsay Secrest, KR Para. Coaches & Sponsors – Approval to Employ – Kimberly Barents, MS Ass Girls’ Basketball Coach. Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Crystal Mueller, KR PK Para; Abbey Uhl, KR PK Para; Mary Harshaw, TH Para; Melissa Welch, KR Para. Classified Staff Changes – Pay/Hour Increase or Decrease & Promotions – Nicholas Moss, TH PT Custodian (4hrs) to TH FT Custodian (8hrs); Miscellaneous Contracts.
Carried: 6-0

Reports
• COVID Related Updates – Dr. Knost

Discussion Items
7.01 Bus Engine Repair Purchase
Randy Portrey present quotes to replace the engine of a 2010 school bus. The cost benefit analysis suggests that it would be fiscally prudent to equip the bus with a new engine instead of purchasing a new bus.

7.02 2020-2021 Yearbook Extension Agreement
Jostens is our current provider of yearbook services and we are looking to extend our agreement to cover the years of 2022-2024. This agreement is similar to the past services but also includes and amendment to add Yearbook+.

7.03 300 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented recommendations from IASB for updating the 300, 301 and 302 Series Policies.

7.04 Final Group 300 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented recommendations from IASB for updating the 303, 304, 305, 306 and 307 Series Policies.

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: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 6:58 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:02 p.m.

Action Items
9.01 Bus Engine Repair Purchase
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the purchase of a replacement bus engine from Cummins Sales and Service for
the amount of $27,659.54.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.02 2020-2021 Yearbook Extension Agreement
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the yearbook extension contract with Jostens, including the Yearbook+
amendment, for years 2022 through 2024 for the amount of $25,200.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.03 300 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 300, 301 and 302 series, and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits on second read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.04 Final Group 300 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 303, 304, 305, 306 and 307 series, and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits on first read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.05 Late Filed Open Enrollment-Out Application for 2020-2021
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Late Filed Open Enrollment Request A.
Second: Mr. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – January 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at the ERC

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

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