August 2, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 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. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel. Members absent: Mr. Stoufer

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

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

Commendations/Good News:
• Online Registration

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 – July 19, 2021 regular meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Colleen Fettin – TRN FT Bus Driver Trainer. Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Sally Talbott, HS NS Associate. Classified Staff Changes – Lisa Barnes, KR NS Assoc, SNA Certification increase +$0.50. Miscellaneous Contracts. Carried: 6-0

Reports
• Quick Return to Learn and Covid Update- Dr. Knost

Discussion Items
7.01 Band Equipment Replacement Purchase
Dr. Knost and Andrea Raes presented the quotes for replacing the band instruments that were lost when our band trailer was stolen. Costs and delivery timing will both be factors taken into consideration when making the replacement purchases. The costs not to exceed $50,000 will be reimbursed by the insurance company.

7.02 Substitute, Support Services and Seasonal Pay Increases
Andrea Raes presented the pay increases for these positions. The increases bring the positions more in line with the permanent position rates.

7.03 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 601, 602, 603 and 604 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.

7.04 Various Policy Updates Due to Legislative Changes, First Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies relative to new legislation included in the 200, 300, 400 and 500 series on First Read.

7.05 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 503 and 504 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.

7.06 Open Enrollment Requests A, B & C (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: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:05 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:36 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Band Equipment Replacement Purchase
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the band instrument replacement purchases from Rieman Music, Dietze Music and
Schmitt Music as presented, at an insurance covered total cost not to exceed $50,000.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.02 Substitute, Support Services and Seasonal Pay Increases
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve increases to the rates of pay for Substitute, Support Services and Seasonal Positions as presented.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.03 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies included in the 601, 602, 603 and 604 series, and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits as presented on Second Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.04 Various Policy Updates Due to Legislative Changes, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the presented IASB policy legislative related updates included in the 200, 300, 400 and 500 series.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.05 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies currently included in the 603 and 604 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.06 Open Enrollment Requests A, B & C (closed session)
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny the Open Enrollment Request for Student A as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny the Open Enrollment Request for Student B as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny the Open Enrollment Request for Student B as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – August 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC
*Special School Board Meeting – August 30, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC due to Labor Day

With no further business before them, at 7:44 p.m. Ms. Adkins motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Hendrix. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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