October 4, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021
EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER
Un-Official Minutes



Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 6:31 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, Andrea Raes, Dave Black

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

Commendations/Good News:
• High School National Blue-Ribbon Celebration
• Homecoming Week

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel, that the consent agenda be approved as presented.
Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – September 20, 2021 regular meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Tammy Bahner, HS Paraeducator; Paige Hammermeister, LCLC Assoc; Payton Minor, LCLC Assoc; Emmalee Collins, TH Para. Coaches & Sponsors – Elizabeth Pitts, HS Asst Marching Band (Color Guard). Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Virginia Paul, HS Paraeducator; Michael Rehling, HS PT Custodian; Tana Schroder, HS FT Custodian. Classified Staff Changes – Janet Flynn, TH Facility Manger/Bus Driver, +$2.00; Samantha Streitbeck, TRH Bus Monitor to TRN Van Driver. Fundraisers – HS Wrestling (2). Miscellaneous Contracts.  Carried: 7-0

Reports
• Covid Update- Dr. Knost

Discussion Items
7.01 Middle School Duct and Insulation Repair Bid
Dr. Knost and Randy Portrey presented the three bids for repairing duct and insulation on the Middle School gymnasium roof. The low bidder was Midwest insulation at $31,930.

7.02 702, 703, 704 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 702, 703 and 704 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.

7.03 800 ‐ 804 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 800, 801, 802, 803 and 804 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.

7.04 Open Enrollment Requests A & B (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: Mr. Stoufer
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 6:57 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:16 p.m.

7.05 Employee Request for Other Paid or 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: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote:
The board entered closed session at 7:17 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 7:28 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Middle School Duct and Insulation Repair Bid
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Midwest Insulation as the company to complete the ductwork, insulation and jacket
installation as present in the amount of $31,930.00.
Second: Mr. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.02 702, 703, 704 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second 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 Second Read.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.03 800 ‐ 804 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, First Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies currently included in the 800, 801, 802, 803, 804 series, and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.04 Open Enrollment Requests
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Open Enrollment Request for Student A as presented.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

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

9.05 Employee Request for Other Paid or Unpaid Leave
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the employee request as discussed in closed session.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

7.06 Superintendent Goals (Closed Session)
Closed Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (i), permits a closed session to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose performance is being considered and when that individual requests a closed session.
Motion: Mr. Hendrix
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mr. Stoufer, aye; Mr. Weilage, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:37 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 8:28 p.m.

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – October 18, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC

With no further business before them, at 8:29 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Houseton. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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