Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - December 13, 2007


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on December 13, 2007 at 5:30 P. M. in the District Office.

 

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the president, Susan Shaw.

 

Members present: Susan Shaw, Julie Farland, Cindy Carter, Sandra Lillquist, Arlyn Midtgaard, Keila Buffington, Dave Bartlett. Members absent: none.

 

Julie Farland moved to approve the agenda. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Susan Shaw welcomed the visitors.

 

President Shaw reported to the Board.

 

Steve Putz, Ken Baker, Tim Kuehl and Zach Dillavou gave their monthly report to the Board on their respective building.

 

Sally Agre and Kris Johnson reported to the Board on the reading recovery program at the elementary.

 

Scott Bertelsen and members of the high school speech program reported to the Board.

 

Sandra Lillquist left at 6:41 P.M.

 

Marcia Tweeten gave her monthly curriculum director's report including updates on the following: annual progress report/AYP/CISP, DE site visit, APR Building goals for 2007-08, Professional development, Teacher Quality, Curriculum focus for 2007-08.

 

Sup't Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board discussing the following items: communications, updated calendar, Board and Administration goals for 2007-2008, work in progress, community education meetings, balanced scorecard and 2008 legislative advocacy goals.

 

Sup't Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: open enrollment, early graduation request, personnel and minutes of the November 8, 2007 regular meeting. After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve all consent agenda items with resignation of positions not to be filled for the 2007-2008 school year. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

Cindy Moe - Hot Lunch - resignation effective 12/1/2007
H. P. Kobriger - Custodian - effective 12/12/2007


Sup't Lehmann reviewed the At-Risk Allowable Growth grant with the Board. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the grant request. Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup't Lehmann gave a reading of the following Board Policies: 104.2, 104.2-E1, 104.2-E3, 206.2, 303.3, 506.3, 602.4-R, 603.2, 605.2, 605.2-R1, 605.3, 605.4, 605.4-E1, 605.4- E2, 605.4-E3, 605.4-R1, 606.2-E1, 606.3, 606.3-R1, 701.5 and 1007 After discussion, Arlyn Midtgaard moved to waive further readings and approve the policy as read. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

After reviewing the monthly bills, Cindy Carter moved to approve the following for payment (see attached). Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the following statements (see attached). Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried. 

Julie Farland moved to adjourn the meeting. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:39 P.M.

 

Susan M. Shaw, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM