Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - July 10, 2008

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on July 10, 2008 at 7:00 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, Arlyn Midtgaard, Sandra Lillquist, Keila Buffington, Julie Farland. Members absent: Cindy Carter, Dave Bartlett.

 

Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the agenda. Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Susan Shaw welcomed the visitors.

 

President Shaw reported to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board discussing the following items: communications, legislative update.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: open enrollment, personnel and minutes of the June 12, 2008 regular meeting and the June 26, 2008 special meeting. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

Kris Wempen - resignation - M S Cheerleading

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 404.3, 404.3-R1, 404.4, 404.5, 404.6, 404.7, 404.7-R, 404.8, 404.8-R, 404.12, 404.13. Julie Farland moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes. none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board Policies: 404.9, 404.10, 404.11, 405, 405.1, 405.2, 405.3, 405.4, 405.5. 

Cindy Carter arrived at 7:27 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed Transportation Guidelines for the 2008-2009 school year. After discussion, Arlyn Midtgaard moved to approve the Transportation Guidelines for the 2008-2009 school year. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reviewed the dairy and bakery bids for the 2008-2009 school year. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the following low bids received from the following vendors, Anderson-Erickson Dairy bid and Sara Lee bakery bid (see attached). Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann discussed the need to appoint a Level I, Alternate Level I and Level II Investigators. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to appoint Dan Davis as Level I Investigator, Tom Montgomery as Alternate Level I Investigator and David Peterson as Level II Investigator. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Julie Farland moved to appoint Robert P. Cooper as the School Board Attorney for the 2008-2009 school year. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed Fuel Bid Specs for the 2008-2009 school year (see attached). After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the specs. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policy: 402.7 Group Insurance. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to adopt the new policy. Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed Administrative Evaluation & Board Policies. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the recommendations. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the new Hiring Process Manual.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed an agreement with the Forest City Education Association for 403 (b) plans (see attached). After discussion, Arlyn Midtgaard moved to approve the agreement. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed an Athletic Training Agreement with Accelerated Of Iowa, LLC. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the agreement Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a fund raising request from Jeff Jerome and the Baseball Team to sell water at Puckerbrush. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the request. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:29 P.M.


Susan Shaw, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM