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May 20, 2024 Board Minutes

MONDAY, MAY 20, 2024
Un-Official Minutes
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. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Sorensen, Mr. Wright and Mrs. Scheffel.    Members Absent: Mrs. Petersen
Administrators:  Dr. Brent Hoesing, Andrea Raes and Dr. Lisa Hartman  
Approve Agenda:   
Motion: Mr. Houseton
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0                                                                                                                                                             
Commendations/Good News/Visitors: 
·         Kreft Building Presentation
Comments & Suggestions:  None
Consent Agenda:    Mr. Houseton moved, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – May 6th meeting. Bills recommended for payment. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Licensed Approval to Employ – Nicole Aldrich, HS English/LA Teacher. Coaches and Sponsors - Approval to Employ – Collin Fast, HS Asst Softball Coach. Licensed Resignations/Terminations – Kyle Wilson, TH Elementary Teacher; Elizabeth Froehlich, School Nurse. Classified Resignations/Terminations/Rescinded offers – Derek Shreeves, HS FT Custodian; Josephine Ottesen, LCLC Associate. Coaches and Sponsors Resignations/Terminations – Barton Witte, HS Asst Football Coach. Licensed Transfers – Tina O’Donnell – TAG Teacher to MS Math Teacher. Misc Assignments – Summer School Teachers – Sharon Crawley, Carolyn Hall, Randi Cox, Devin Yeoman, Alan Strait. TLC Contracts – Amy Higginbotham, Becki Taylor, Amanda Stevenson, Alison Toman. Miscellaneous Contracts. Gifts/Grafts. Fundraisers.
Carried: 6-0
·         Dr. Hartman presented the preliminary ISASP student data.
·         Dr. Hoesing presented an update on the summer projects including roof bids, welding lab, and other summer projects. 
Discussion Items
7.01     Flooring Bids
Dr. Hoesing presented the flooring bids from the three bidders. The low bid was from Kelly’s Carpet at $57,724.36 including the alternate projects.
7.02     Sick Leave Bank Policy
The Lewis Central Education Association presented a recommendation for a sick leave bank policy.
7.03 & 7.04 Superintendent Evaluation & Contract Renewal (Closed Session)
Closed Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (i), closed session is appropriate to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.
Motion: Mr. Houseton
Second: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; Mrs. Peterson, aye; Mr. Sorensen, aye; Mr. Wright, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.
The board entered closed session at 7:48 p.m. 
The board exited closed session at 9:22 p.m.
Comments & Suggestions:  None
Action Items
9.01     Flooring Bids
Motion by Mr. Houseton approve bid from Kelly’s Carpet in the amount of $57,724.36.
Seconded: Mrs. McDaniel
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0
9.02     Superintendent Contract Renewal
Motion by Mr. Houseton moved to approve the Superintendent’s Contract renewal a presented.
Seconded: Ms. Adkins
Discussion: None
Carried: 6-0
Information/Future Items
*Graduation – May 26th at 2:00 p.m.
*Regular Board Meeting – June 3rd at 6:30 p.m.
With no further business before them, at 9:28 p.m. Ms. Adkins motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel. By voice vote, all were in favor.