Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - June 11, 2009

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on June 11, 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, Dave Bartlett, Sandra Lillquist, Julie Farland, Keila Buffington, Arlyn Midtgaard. Members absent: Cindy Carter.

 

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

 

Susan Shaw gave the President’s report and additional comments to the Board. Marcia Tweeten gave her monthly curriculum director’s report including updates on the following: CSIP questions, curriculum-APR/AYP/CISP, Professional development, Board/Administrator Goals, Iowa Core Curriculum leadership team.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported on the following: update on the John Baylor Test Prep Program, summer driver education program, update on the Safety Group Insurance Program and the IASB 09-10 member service profile.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the May 13, 2009 regular meeting and the May 27, 2009 special meeting, personnel. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

Shawn Miller - Student Council - 1,113

Scott Jackson - Driver Education

Lori Zosulis - 6 - 12 Art - resignation

Eric Eckerman - M S Math - resignation

Eric Eckerman - H S Track - resignation

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: the following Board Policies: 505, 505.R1, 505.1, 505.2, 505.3, 505.3E1, 505.3E2, 505.3E3, 505.4, 505.5, 505.5E1, 505.6. Sandra Lillquist moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes. none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the operational sharing agreements with Woden-Crystal Lake in the following areas, Business Manager & Maintenance Director. After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the sharing agreements. Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Middle School Handbook for the 2009 -2010 school year. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the Middle School Handbook. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of 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.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the need to start the process of selecting the Boards 2010 Legislative Priorities. Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Rotary Corner Fund.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the Auditor contract for three years with Burton and Tracy. After discussion, Arlyn Midtgaard moved to approve the contract. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed student fees for the 2009-2010 school year. After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the fees which will be the same as the 2008-2009 school year (see attached). Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reviewed the final fiscal year 2010 budget and tax rates.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the SAI Mentor and Induction Program. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the program for the 2009-10 school year. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: six. 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: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

Arlyn Midtgaard moved to adjourn the meeting. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:38 P.M.

 

Susan Shaw, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM