September 20, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 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: Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage, Mrs. Scheffel.
Members Absent: Ms. Adkins

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

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

Commendations/Good News:
• Nationally Ranked Wrestler- Sophie Barnes
• Nathan Van Zante a panelist at the Iowa Future Ready Summit
• National Speaker Tasha Schuh spoke at the High School
• Lewis Central High School Names a National Blue-Ribbon School

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 30, 2021 regular meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Michelle Burianek, KR Library Clerk; David Schnackenberg, TRN PT Mechanic; Rachel Jensen, TH FT Custodian; Roger Franks, TRN Bus Driver; Jason Larson, TRN Bus Driver; Jamie Engle, TRN Bus Driver; Samantha Smith, TH NS Assoc; Jolene Dilts, MS Paraeducator; Thomas Farris, TRN Bus Driver; Linda Stewart, HS Paraeducator. Coaches & Sponsors – Approval to Employ – James Smith, HS Head Girls’ Coach. Classified Resignation/Terminations – Mark Christensen, HVAC Specialist. Salary Schedule Movement – Makayla Smith. Miscellaneous Contracts.   Carried: 6-0

Reports
• Covid Updates presented by Dr. Eric Knost

Discussion Items
7.01 701, 702 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies 701 and 702 series updates on second read.

7.02 702, 703, 704 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented updated Policies included in the 702, 703 and 704 series.

7.03 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. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:03 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:26 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 701, 702 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second 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 Second Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.02 702, 703, 704 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies currently included in the 702, 703, 704 and 403 series, and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0

9.03 Open Enrollment Request
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to deny the Open Enrollment Request for Student A as presented.
Second: Mr. Weilage
Discussion: None
Carried: 5-1 with Stoufer opposing

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – October 3, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC
IASB Board Convention – November 17-18, 2021

With no further business before them, at 7:33 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stoufer. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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