December 6, 2021 Board Minutes

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2021
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER
Un-Official Minutes


Annual Meeting


Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 pm. 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, Dave Black, and Andrea Raes

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

Commendations/Good News:
• High School Fall Highlights

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 – November 15th meeting. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Mary Maddox, LCLC Lead Associate. Classified – Approval of Resignation – Brian Jaworski, KR FT Custodian; Hailey Putnam, TH At-Risk Para/LCLC Lead Associate; Carolyn Ashley, HS Receptionist/Clerk; Timothy Peterson, KR Paraeducator; Dennis Davis, TRN Bus Monitor. Classified Staff Changes – Cindy Richter, Increase hourly rate from $20.38 to $25.38.
Carried: 7-0

Mrs. Raes, Board Secretary, presented the Abstract of the Election.
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the Abstract of the Election.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Mrs. Raes, Board Treasurer, presented to the Board an Audited Statement of Fund Balances as of June 30, 2021.
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve the presented Treasurer Report.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

At 6:45 pm Mr. Houseton made a motion to adjourn the Annual Meeting of the Board of Education for the Lewis Central Community School District.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Vote: 7-0


Organizational Meeting

Call to Order: Board Secretary Andrea Raes called the Organizational meeting to order at 6:46 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mrs. Peterson, Mrs. Scheffel, Mr. Stoufer, and Mr. Weilage.

Mrs. Raes administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected Board Members: Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, Mrs. Peterson, and Mrs. Scheffel

Election of Board President and Vice President
Ms. Adkins nominated Dorene Scheffel for President. The nomination was seconded by Mrs. McDaniel.
With no other nominations a roll call vote was called.
Discussion: None
Roll Call Vote: 7-0
Mrs. Raes administered the Oath of Office to Mrs. Scheffel.

Mrs. Raes turned the meeting over to Board President Scheffel.

Ms. Adkins nominated Daryl Weilage for Vice President. The nomination was seconded by Mr. Hendrix
With no other nominations a roll call vote was called.
Discussion: None.
Roll Call Vote: 7-0
Mrs. Raes administered the Oath of Office to Mr. Weilage.

Mr. Weilage motioned to appoint Mrs. Raes as Secretary and Treasurer. The appointment was seconded by Ms. Adkins.
Discussion: None
Vote: 7-0
Mrs. Scheffel administered the Oath of Office to Mrs. Raes.

Motion by Ms. Adkins to approve naming the American National Bank with a maximum depository of $13,000,000, UMB with a maximum depository of $4,000,000, and ISJIT‐PMA with a maximum depository of $32,000,000 as District
Depositories.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0 with Mr. Hendrix abstaining

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to approve naming the Nonpareil as the official publication of the District.
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to set Board of Education meetings on the first and third Mondays of each month, with the exception of changes that have been approve, at 6:30 pm, which is subject to change with notice in the ERC Board Room.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to appoint Mr. Hendrix to the Negotiations Committee; Motion by Mrs. McDaniel to appoint Mrs. McDaniel to the Negotiations Committee; Motion by Mr. Stoufer to appoint Mr. Stoufer to the Negotiations Committee; and Motion by Ms. Adkins to appoint Ms. Adkins to the Negotiations Committee. Board President Scheffel seconded the appointments on the floor and called for a written ballot vote for three members of the negotiations committee.
Written Ballot Vote: Mr. Hendrix- 7 votes; Mrs. McDaniel- 6 votes; Ms. Adkins- 5 votes; and Mr. Stoufer- 3 votes.
As a result of the written the following were appointed to the Negotiations Committee: Mr. Hendrix, Mrs. McDaniel, and Ms. Adkins.

Motion by Mr. Hendrix to appoint Mr. Weilage as representative to the Mills County Conference Board and Mrs. Peterson to the Pottawattamie County Conference Board.
Second: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Reports
• John Marshall of Silver Stone- HUB International gave a Risk Management Report
• Dr. Knost reported on Covid updates.
• President Scheffel gave a Superintendent Search Update

Discussion Items
11.01 Final 1000 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Dr. Knost presented recommendations from IASB for updating the 1000 Series Policies on Second Read.

Comments & Suggestions
• none

Action Items
13.01 Final 1000 Series Policy Reviews, Updates and Alignments, Second Read
Motion by Mr. Hendrix to Board motion to approve Policies currently included in the 1000 series and 900 series as presented, and all accompanying Regulations and Exhibits as presented on Second Read.
Seconded: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 7-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting – December 20th at 6:30 p.m.

With no further business before them, at 7:45 p.m. Mr. Stoufer motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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