August 16, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 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. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel.
Members Absent at Roll Call: Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel

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

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

Mr. Houseton entered the meeting at 6:33 p.m.

Commendations/Good News:
• Start of the 2021-2022 School Year

Comments & Suggestions:
• None

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 – August 2, 2021 regular meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Haleigh Philmalee, TH Paraeducator; Roxanna Beaman, TRN Monitor; Kelly Durand, TRN Monitor; Amy Olsen, MS Paraeducator. Classified Resignation/Terminations – Kimberly Beatty, KR Paraeducator; Jennifer Gilman-Lydon, MS Paraeducator; Susan Wallace, KR NS Associate; Tia Bach, KR NS Associate; Susan Cubrich, TH NS Associate. Classified Staff Changes – Jill Campos, TRN Monitor/NS to HS NS Associate. Salary Schedule Movement – Hannah Cole, Cynthia Cox, Marisha Dang, Darla Dixon, Stephanie Donner, James Driver, Ted Duitsman, Morgan Fast, Tracy Gruis, Linda Huber, Whitney Jorgensen, Michelle Kavars, Kristin Longmeyer, Erin Marshall, Keith Massey, Kayla Nighster, Ann Nun, Emily O’Brien, Alexzandra Paulus, Robert Riggs, Ashlie Salazar, Dan Tucker, Nathan Van Zante, and Aaron Ware. Miscellaneous Contracts.   Carried: 6-0

Reports
• Curriculum Report presented by Dr. Kim Jones
• ESSER III and Return to Learn Plans presented by Andrea Raes and Dr. Eric Knost

Discussion Items
7.01 Various Policy Updates Due to Legislative Changes Second Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies updates relative to new legislation from the most recent legislative session on second read.

7.02 603 and 604 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies 603 and 604 series updates on second read.

7.03 Final 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented updated Policies included in the 604, 605, 606 and 505 series.

7.04 Standards for Effective School Boards Self‐Evaluation
President Scheffel presented the results of the Board’s Self-Evaluation based on the Standards for Effective School Boards. The Board discussed the results.

7.05 Open Enrollment Requests
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: Mr. Houseton, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 8:06 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 8:38 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions:
• None

Action Items
9.01 Various Policy Updates Due to Legislative Changes Second 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

9.02 603 and 604 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second 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 Second Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.03 Final 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies currently included in the 604, 605, 606 and 505 series, and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.04 Standards for Effective School Boards Self‐Evaluation
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the results of the 2021 Standards for Effective School Boards Self‐Evaluation.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

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

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

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Open Enrollment Request for Student C as presented.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Open Enrollment Request for Student D as presented.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.06 Approval of ESSER III and Return to Learn Plans Presented in Reports
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the ESSER III and Return to Learn Plans as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-1 with Houseton opposing

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

With no further business before them, at 8:46 p.m. Mr. Stoufer motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Hendrix. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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