Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - November 8, 2007


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on November 8, 2007 at 7:00 P. M. in the District Office.

 

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the president, Cindy Carter.

 

Members present: Cindy Carter, Sandra Lillquist, Arlyn Midtgaard, Keila Buffington, Dave Bartlett, Julie Farland. Members absent: Susan Shaw.

 

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

 

Cindy Carter welcomed the visitors.

 

Vice-President Carter reported to the Board.

 

Steve Putz and Zach Dillavou gave his monthly report to the Board on his elementary building.

 

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: Work-in-progress handout, legislative advocacy, substitute recognition committee, superintendent evaluation committee, calendar committee, trip committee.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: open enrollment, early graduation request, personnel and minutes of the October 11, 2007 regular meeting. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

Nicole Blaser - Basketball Cheerleading - 1,557
Nicole Blaser - J V Basketball Cheerleading - 804
Tim Kuehl - M S Boys Basketball Practice - 650
Scott Jackson - M S Boys Basketball Practice - 650

 

Secretary Rollefson answered follow-up questions from Board members regarding the certified annual report.

 

Secretary Rollefson provided an update on the certified enrollment for the 2007-2008 school year.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the site/equity visit non-compliance issues action plan. After discussion, Arlyn Midtgaard moved to approve the plan. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a second reading of Board Policy 402.15 - Licensed Employee Early Resignation Incentive. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to waive further readings and approve the policy as read. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Marsha Tweeten presented the final plan for out K-12 Professional Development.

 

Dennis McDonald presented to the Board and overview of Career Pathways/HUBS/PSEO’s

 

Holden Nyhus and Larry Vold reported to the Board on their experiences at the National Future Farmers of America convention.

After reviewing the monthly bills, Arlyn Midtgaard moved to approve the following for payment (see attached). Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

Julie Farland moved to adjourn the meeting. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:58 P.M.


Cindy Carter, Vice President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM