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October 3, 2022 Board Minutes





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 (via videoconference), Mrs. McDaniel, Mr. Weilage, and Mrs. Scheffel.  Board members absent: Ms. Adkins, Mrs. Peterson, and Mr. Stoufer

Administrators:  Dr. Brent Hoesing, Dave Black, Andrea Raes

Approve Agenda:

Motion: Mr. Hendrix

Second:  Mrs. McDaniel

Discussion: None

Carried:  4-0

Commendations/Good News: 

·         Fall Sports & Activities

·         Academic Engagement

Comments & Suggestions:  None

Consent Agenda: Mrs. McDaniel moved, seconded by Mr. Weilage, that the consent agenda be approved as presented.

Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – September 19, 2022, regular meeting. Bills recommended for payment. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified – Approval to Employ – Patricia Pike, MS Paraeducator; Nichole Tornblum, KR Paraeducator; Ashley Eatherton, HS Paraeducator; Antonio Marshall, TH Paraeducator; Madison Windles, TH Paraeducator; Jeffery Anderson, OPC Electrical Maintenance Technician; Brandi Taylor, MS Nutrition Services Associate, Nicolas Mendoza, IT Technician. Classified – Resignations/Terminations – Katherine Rechling, MS Paraeducator; Clista Smith, TH Paraeducator. Coaches & Sponsors Resignations/Terminations/Rescinded Offer – Jennifer Weaver, HS Group Speech Sponsor & HS Individual Speech Sponsor. Misc. Assignments – Nick Townsend, Percussion Services; Elizabeth Pitts, Color Guard Services; Charlie Reiss, Football Official; Tarah Christensen, Pit/Percussion Music Composer. Miscellaneous Contracts.

Carried:  4-0


·         Dr. Hoesing presented a superintendent report including count day for certified enrollment, auditorium update, MS projects update, and hosting of play in new auditorium.

Discussion Items

7.01        Revision / Removal of Policies due to Legislative Changes

Dr. Hoesing presented policy updates for 201.9E1, 402.2, 601.2 and 802.4 due to legal changes.

7.02        Approval of Clubs / Sports

Dr. Hoesing presented MS Leadership Club, MS Titans Plastics Club and LCTV Live Club to be official clubs of Lewis Central CSD and to adopt girls wrestling as a sport.

7.03        Acceptance of ABSTRACT OF VOTES for 2022 PPEL Vote

Mrs. Raes presented the Abstract of Votes for the 2022 PPEL Vote. There were 239 votes in favor and 28 vote against.

7.04        Schedule of Architect Interviews for Facility Assessment and Planning

Dr. Hoesing presented the schedule of architect interviews for October 10th. The architect firms that will be interviewed are CMBA, SiteLogiq, Shive-Hattery, and BCDM.

7.05        Open Enrollment Request (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: Mrs. McDaniel

Second: Mr. Weilage

Discussion: None

Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mr. Weilage, aye; Mr. Hendrix, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.

The board entered closed session at 6:55 p.m. 

The board exited closed session at 7:00 p.m.

Comments & Suggestions:  None

Action Items

9.01        Revision / Removal of Policies due to Legislative Changes

Motion by Mr. McDaniel to approve the First and Final Readings regarding the following policies due to legislative changes as recommended by IASB. The removal of policy 501.9E1 – Request for Remote Learning Form and revisions to 402.2 – Child Abuse Reporting, 601.2 – School Day, and 802.4 – Capital Assets due to legislative changes.

Second: Mr. Weilage

Discussion: None

Carried: 4-0

9.02        Approval of Clubs / Sports

Motion by Mrs. McDaniel to approve the addition of Junior High and High School Girls Wrestling as official sports and

Middle School Leadership Club, Middle School Titans Plastics Club, and LCTV Live Club as official clubs.

Second: Mr. Weilage

Discussion: None

Carried: 4-0

9.03        Purchase of Auditorium Signage

Motion by Mrs. McDaniel to accept the ABSTRACT OF VOTES for the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy vote.

Second: Mr. Weilage

Discussion: None

Carried: 4-0

9.04        Open Enrollment Request

Motion by Mrs. McDaniel to deny the open enrollment request.

Second: Mr. Weilage

Discussion: None

Carried: 4-0

Information/Future Items

*Board Work Session – October 10th, at 5:30 p.m. at the ERC

*Regular School Board Meeting – October 17th, at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC


With no further business before them, at 7:05 p.m. Mr. Stoufer motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mrs. Peterson.  By voice vote, all were in favor.

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