Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - October 9, 2008

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on October 9, 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, Cindy Carter, Arlyn Midtgaard, Dave Bartlett, Keila Buffington, Julie Farland, Sandra Lillquist. Members absent: none.

 

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

 

Susan Shaw welcomed the visitors.

 

Susan Shaw gave her President’s report and comments.

 

Steve Putz, Ken Backer, Zach Dillavou and Chad Moore gave their monthly reports to the Board on their respective buildings.

 

Marcia Tweeten gave her monthly curriculum director’s report including updates on the following: CSIP questions, curriculum-APR/AYP/CISP, Professional development, SAI Conference, Curriculum focus for 2008-09.

Sup’t Lehmann reported on the following: Thank you cards, plans for the IASB Convention, IDEA report on Special Education.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: open enrollment, personnel and minutes of the September 15, 2008 regular and organizational meeting. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve all consent agenda items. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

Jeri Edel - Math Counts - 889

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: the following Board Policies: 406.5, 406.5-R1, 406.5-E1, 406.6, 406.7, 406.7-E, 406.8, 406.9 (I). Dave Bartlett moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes. none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies: 500, 500.1, 500.1-R, 500.2, 500.3, 500.4, 501, 501.1-R1, 501.1-R2, 501.1-R3.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reviewed the projected Certified Enrollment at approximately down 23 students for the 2008-2009 school year.

 

Steve Putz, Diane Quail and Paul Fitzgerald presented an initiative on well-being & Mental Health.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson presented information regarding Forest City Community School District’s Five Key Financial Measures.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:35 P.M.

Susan Shaw, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM