July 19, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, JULY 19, 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, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel.

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

Approve Agenda:
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Commendations/Good News:  None

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 – July 19, 2021 regular meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Licensed – Approval to Employ – Angela Schoening, MS Language Arts Teacher; Bailey Underwood, TH Elementary Classroom Teacher. Classified – Approval to Employ – John McClain, Ops Center PT Custodian; Gary Hoff Jr, HS FT Custodian. Coaches & Sponsors – Approval to Employ – Sarah Harter, MS Asst Volleyball Coach; Alan Strait, HS Journalism Sponsor. Classified Resignation/Terminations – Trisha Greenlee, HS Paraeducator; Tiffany Peterson, HS Paraeducator; Khylie Zaschmann, MS Paraeducator. Licensed Transfers – Tress Cooper, MS Health Teacher to MS Math Teacher; Beth Ford, TH Elem Teacher to MS Health Teacher. Miscellaneous Contracts.  Carried: 7-0

Reports
• None

Discussion Items
7.01 Final 500 Series Policy Reviews, Updates & IASB Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies 505, 506 and 507 series updates on second read.

7.02 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies 601, 602, 603 and 604 series updates on first read.

7.03 Mandatory Open Enrollment Policy Updates
Dr. Knost presented updated Policies 501.14 and 501.15 due to a change in statute.

7.04 Edgenuity License and Hosting Agreement Renewal
Dave Black presented the Edgenuity for the 2021-2022 school year. This software platform allows access to an online supplement curriculum in most content areas.

7.05 Employee Request for Unpaid Leave
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:
The board entered closed session at 6:44 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:52 p.m.

7.06 Open Enrollment Request
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. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 6:53 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:57 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions:
• None

Action Items
9.01 Final 500 Series Policy Reviews, Updates & IASB Alignments, Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 505, 506, 507 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits as presented on Second Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.02 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Board motion to approve Policies included in the 601, 602, 603 and 604 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.03 Mandatory Open Enrollment Policy Updates
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve updated Policies 501.14 and 501.15 as presented on the first and final read.
Second: Mr. Houseton.
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.04 Edgenuity License and Hosting Agreement Renewal
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Edgenuity 2021‐2022 school year licensing and hosting agreement renewal as presented for the amount of $16,000.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.05 Employee Request for Unpaid Leave
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the employee request for unpaid leave as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.06 Open Enrollment Request
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny the Open Enrollment Request as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – August 2, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC

With no further business before them, at 7:05 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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