November 1, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING & SPECIAL WORK SESSION
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2021
EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER
Un-Official Minutes



Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 5:34 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. Stoufer
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Commendations/Good News:
• High School National Blue-Ribbon Celebration
• State of the District Communication

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 – October 18, 2021 regular meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Volunteer Coaches/Sponsor – Approval to Participate – Tami Manz, HS Wrestling Volunteer Girls’ Chaperone; Michael Johnette, HS Boys’ Basketball Volunteer Coach; Christopher DeMarque, HS Girls’ Basketball Volunteer Coach. Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Corey Anderson, TRN Monitor; Donna Auffart, TRN Monitor; Daryl Snipes, TRN Route Driver; Marilyn Tomasso, HS Attendance Clerk; Richard Heininger, KR FT Custodian; Lacey Martinz, MS NS Associate. Classified Staff Changes – Rhonda Dittmer, TH NS Associate 5hrs/day to 4hrs/day. Misc. Assignments – Deanne Dunphy, Resignation, TLC New Teacher Program Facilitator. Miscellaneous Contracts.
Carried: 7-0

Reports
• Covid Update- Dr. Knost

Discussion Items
7.01 Superintendent Search Firm Selection
Grundmeyer Leader Services presented their process and services to be provided during the search for the next LCCSD Superintendent.

7.02 805 ‐ 807 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, 2nd Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 805, 806 and 807 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on Second Read.

7.03 900 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, 1st Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 900 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on First Read.

7.04 1000 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments,1st Read
Dr. Knost presented Policies included in the 1000 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits on First Read.

7.05 Employee Requests (2) 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: Mr. Houseton
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 6:15 p.m.
The board exited closed session at 6:39 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Superintendent Search Firm Selection
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Grundmeyer Leader Services for the superintendent search process to select the next
LCCSD superintendent.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.02 805 ‐ 807 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, 2nd Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies currently included in the 805, 806, 807, 703, 704, 707, and 711 series, and all
accompanying Regulations and Exhibits as presented on Second Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.03 900 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, 1st Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies currently included in the 900 and 800 series, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

9.04 1000 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments,1st Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve Policies currently included in the 1001 and 1002 series, and all accompanying
Regulations and Exhibits as presented on First Read.
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 A request as discussed in closed session.
Second: Mr. Houseton
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the employee B request as discussed in closed session.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – November 15, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC
*IASB Convention – November 17-18, 2021

With no further business before them, at 6:46 p.m. Mr. Hendrix motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Houseton. By voice vote, all were in favor.




LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING & SPECIAL WORK SESSION
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2021
EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER
Un-Official Minutes

Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the special work session meeting to order at 6:53 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

12.01 Superintendent Search
Grundmeyer Leader Services presented the search timeline and hiring details.

With no further business before them, at 8:22 p.m. Ms. Adkins motioned to adjourn the work session, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel. By voice vote, all were in favor.


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