August 30, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 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, and Mrs. Scheffel.

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

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

Commendations/Good News:
• High School 2020-2021 Highlights
• Middle School Titan Plastics at Iowa State Fair

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 – August 16, 2021 regular meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Rheanna Baker, HS Para; Allan Bird, HS ISS Para; Elena Anson, TH Para; Lacey Martinez, MS NS Assoc; Cynthia Erwin, HS NS Assoc; Terry Rief, TRH Bus Driver; Sarah Lewis, KR Para; Liann Woody, KR NS Assoc; Catherine Conrad, MS NS Assoc; Jessica Liles, MS NS Assoc. Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Paige Albaugh, KR Para; Samuel Peterson, MS Para; Thomas Farris, TRN Bus Driver; Aimee Lopez, IT Technician. Classified Staff Changes – Angela Katzenstein, TH Hlth Assoc, CAN Certification increase +$0.50. Fundraising – HS Marching Band. Miscellaneous Contracts.
Carried: 7-0

Reports
• Covid Update- Dr. Knost

Discussion Items
7.01 Final 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates & IASB Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented the final 600 Series Policies with updates and IASB alignments on second read.

7.02 701, 702 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented the 701 and 702 Series Policies with updates and IASB alignments on first read.

7.03 Open Enrollment Request (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. Houseton
Second: Mr. Hendrix
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 6:47 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:55 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Final 600 Series Policy Reviews, Updates & IASB Alignments, Second 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 Second Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.02 701, 702 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies currently included in the 701, 702, 710 and 711 series, and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.03 Open Enrollment Requests (Closed Session)
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny the Open Enrollment Request for Student A as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – August 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC

With no further business before them, at 6:59 p.m. Ms. Adkins motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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