May 17, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 17, 2021
EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER
Un-Official Minutes



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

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:
• Council Bluffs Rotary Teacher of the Year- Josh Allen
• Pottawattamie County Promise Partners Scholarships- 31 Students
• Middle School- American Heart Association Fundraiser

Comments & Suggestions:
• Aprill Sheppard- Optional Masks

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the consent agenda be approved as presented.
Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – May 3, 2021 regular meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Certified – Approval to Employ – Randi Robinson, HS Social Studies Teacher; Makayla Smith, TH Elementary Classroom Teacher; Curtis Mace, HS Guidance Counselor; Eric Hodges, HS Special Education Teacher; Danielle Wagaman, TH Elementary Classroom Teacher; Tracy Gruis, MS Language Arts Teacher; Robert Riggs, HS Special Education Teacher. Licensed – Resignations/Terminations: Jamie Gum, TH Art Teacher. Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Shawn Shea, HS In-School Suspension Para; Marsha Jensen, TH Paraeducator; Ashley Fabian, KR Paraeducator; Colleen Fettin, TRN Bus Driver. Misc. Assignments or Appointments – Lorraine Duitsman, HS Summer School Supervisory; Kim Muta, HS Summer LA & Speech Teacher; Kay Phillips, HS Summer Science Teacher; Ryan Nightster, HS Summer Math Teacher; Sharon Crawley, HS Summer Social Studies Teacher. Fundraiser Approvals – LCMS FCA. Miscellaneous Contracts.   Carried: 6-0

Reports
• Summer Projects Report- Randy Portrey

Discussion Items
7.01 Kreft Multipurpose Room Floor Repairs
Randy Portrey presented the quotes to repair the floor due to safety concerns.

7.02 High School EIFS Repair
Randy Portrey present the quotes to repair the exterior of the High School.

7.03 Natural Gas Program
Andrea Raes present the Board Resolution, Agreement, and Participation Agreement to join the Iowa Local Government Risk Pool including the 28E agreement.

7.04 Classified and Administrator Salaries
Dr. Knost presented the classified and administrator salary increases of 1.6% for the 2021-2022 school year. The increase was commensurate with what was approved for our certified staff.

7.05 Software Renewals
Dave Black presented the following software renewals:
Adobe licensing from JourneyEd totaling $12,125.00
Microsoft licensing from JourneyEd totaling $14,479.51
Destiny Library and Inventory Management Licensing from Follett Solutions totaling $8,799.46
Level Data licensing specified totaling $4,555.20

7.06 501 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 501 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.

7.07 502 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 502 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on First Read.

Comments & Suggestions:  None

Action Items
9.01 Kreft Multipurpose Room Floor Repairs
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the contract with Universal Flooring to repair and restore the multipurpose room flooring at Kreft as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.02 High School EIFS Repair
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Falewitch Restoration for the High School EIFS repair and restoration at a cost of $247,651 as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.03 Natural Gas Program
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Lewis Central’s participation in the Iowa Local Government Risk Pool – Education Energy Group Program including the 28E Agreement and Resolution to Join as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.04 Classified and Administrator Salaries
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve a 1.6% administrator salary increase for the 2021‐2022 school year.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve a 1.6% classified employee salary increase for the 2021‐2022 school year.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.05 Software Renewals
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the renewal of Adobe licensing from JourneyEd totaling $12,125.00, Microsoft licensing from JourneyEd totaling $14,479.51, Follett Solutions totaling $8,799.46, and Level Data licensing specified totaling $4,555.20.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.06 501 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 501 and 604 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.07 502 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 502, 503 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – June 7, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC

With no further business before them, at 7:45 p.m. Ms. Adkins motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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