Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - July 9, 2009

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on July 9, 2009 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, Sandra Lillquist, Julie Farland, Keila Buffington. Members absent: none.

 

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

 

Susan Shaw gave the President’s report and additional comments to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann presented a power point on last year’s walk through data and the annual progress report.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the June 11, 2009 regular meeting and personnel. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve all consent agenda items. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

Del Zehnder - Summer Driver Education - resignation

Sarah Swanson - Assistant Softball - resignation end of season

Toni Beck - Food Service - resignation 6hr

Laurie Plowman - Elem Sp Ed - resignation

Rod Barkema - Asst. H S Track - resignation

Cindy Fitzgerald - Elem Sp Ed Asst. - resignation

Toni Beck - Food Service - 4hr

Katrina Martin - M S/H S Art - 28,000

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: the following Board Policies: 505.7, 505.8, 505.9, 505.9E, 505.10, 505.10-R, 505.11, 505.11-R, 505.11-E, 505.12, 504.7, 504.7-R1, 504.7-R2, 504.8, 504.8-R, 504.8-E. Cindy Carter moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes. none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed with the Board their 2010 IASB Legislative Priorities.

 

Sup’t Lehmann stated that the dairy and bakery bids for the 2009-2010 school year had not yet been totally evaluated. After discussion, Arlyn Midtgaard moved that Sup’t Lehmann award the bid after the evaluation is completed (see attached). Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reviewed the pop bids for the next five year period. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the following low bid from Pepsi (see attached). Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies: 403.9, 505.13, 505.13-R1, 505.14, 505.14-E1, 505.14-E2, 506, 506.1, 506.1-R1, 506.1-R2, 506.1-R3, 506.1-R4.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a reciprocal Open Enrollment Transportation Agreements with the following school districts for the 2009-2010 school year, Garner-Hayfield, Ventura, Clear Lake, Woden-Crystal Lake, North Iowa, Lake Mills and Central Springs. After discussion, Arlyn Midtgaard moved to approve the agreement allowing a two (2) mile maximum for buses to enter each other’s district. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann discussed the need to appoint Level I, Alternate Level I and Level II Investigators. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to appoint Dan Advise as Level I Investigator, Tom Montgomery as Alternate Level I Investigator and David Peterson as Level II Investigator. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sandra Lillquist moved to appoint Robert P. Cooper as the School Board Attorney for the 2009-2010 school year. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sandra Lillquist moved to appoint Steven J. Rollefson as the School Board Secretary/Treasurer for the 2009-2010 school year. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a summary of the 2008-2009 goals.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and the Board reviewed shuttle bus information and projected costs if the program would be reinstated.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the specs for fuel bids. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the specs (see attached). Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the bids for an Elementary photocopier printer (see attached). After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the low bid from Office Elements in the amount of $11,043.90. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Keila Buffington moved to approve the following statements (see attached). Cindy Carter 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 9:08 P.M.

 

Susan Shaw, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM