February 15, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2021
EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER
Un-Official Minutes



Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Houseton, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel.
Members absent: Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel,

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

Approve Agenda:
Motion: Mr. Stoufer
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

Commendations/Good News:  None

Comments & Suggestions:   None

Consent Agenda: Ms. Adkins moved, seconded by Mr. Houseton, that the consent agenda be approved as presented.  Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – February 1, 2021 regular meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Timothy Peterson, KR Para; Alecia Tomair, TH Para. Coaches & Sponsors – Approval to Employ – Aaron Ware, HS Asst Tennis Coach; Kevin Palu, HS Musical Asst Director; Samuel Schroeder, HS Musical Vocal Production Asst; Natalie Chandler, HS Musical Vocal Production Asst. Licensed – Resignations/Terminations – Kay Phillips, HS Science Teacher. Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Faith Vanderpool, KR Para; Teri Black, KR Attendance Clerk. Fundraiser Approvals – Show Choir. Miscellaneous Contracts.  Carried: 5-0

Reports
• COVID Related Updates – Dr. Knost

Discussion Items
7.01 Sanitation Lift Station Generator Purchase
Randy Portrey presented three bids for the addition of an emergency generator for the sanitation lift station at the middle school. Currently during a power outage, the lift station must be monitored and manually operated by an outside contractor.

7.02 Chromebook Licensing Purchases
Dave Black presented quotes from three companies for Chromebook management licensing. The district is purchasing the 800 licenses now due to a price increase.

7.03 First Group 400 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented the 400 and 401 through 401.10, 405, 408, 409, 411 and 413 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.

7.04 Second Group 400 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 401, 402, 403, 406, 409, 415, 416, 417 and 418 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on First Read.

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. Stoufer
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:02 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:06 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions:
• Andria Mann addressed the Board in regards to face coverings, legislative topics and appropriateness of assignments.

Action Items
9.01 Sanitation Lift Station Generator Purchase
Motion by Mr. Weilage to table the motion to approve the sanitation lift station generator purchase.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.02 Chromebook Licensing Purchases
Motion by Ms. Adkins to approve the Chromebook Licensing Purchase from RTI at the amount of $18,800 for 800
licenses.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.03 First Group 400 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, Second Read
Motion by Ms. Adkins to approve presented Policies included in the 400 and 401 through 401.10, 405, 408, 409, 411 and
413 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.04 Second Group 400 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and IASB Alignments, First Read
Motion by Ms. Adkins approve presented Policies included in the 401, 402, 403, 406, 409, 415, 416, 417 and 418 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on First Read.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

9.05 Late Filed Open Enrollment-Out Application for 2020-2021
Motion by Ms. Adkins to deny Late Filed Open Enrollment Request for Student A.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – March 1, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC

With no further business before them, at 7:37 p.m. Ms. Adkins motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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