Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - May 13, 2009

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on May 13, 2009 at 7:00 P. M. in the District Office.

 

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the vice president, Cindy Carter. Members present: Cindy Carter, Sandra Lillquist, Julie Farland, Keila Buffington, Arlyn Midtgaard. Members absent: Susan Shaw, Dave Bartlett.

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the April 13, 2009 regular meeting and personnel. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

Marcia Tweeten - Curriculum Director - Resignation

Lacy Jerome - Volleyball Practice Coach - Resignation

Marcia Tweeten - Special Project Manager - 11,430

Dennis Swanson - Substitute Bus Driver

Rachel Rognes - Cont. Adj. - .5 H S Art/.5 H S Guidance

Lori Zosulis - 6 - 12 Art - 33,271

 

Dennis Swanson - Bus Driver - Non-renewal notice

After discussion, Julie Farland moved that the recommendation of the Superintendent be accepted and that the contract of Dennis Swanson as a Bus Driver not be renewed for the 2009-2010 school year for the reasons that were set forth in the Superintendent’s notice and recommendation regarding non-renewal of contract. Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Amber Egesdal - H S Assistant - Non-renewal notice

After discussion, Julie Farland moved that the recommendation of the Superintendent be accepted and that the contract of Amber Egesdal as a H S Assistant not be renewed for the 2009-2010 school year for the reasons that were set forth in the Superintendent’s notice and recommendation regarding non-renewal of contract. Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported on the following: various communications received during the month, negotiations update, Superintendent evaluation, Goal setting for 2009-10, Board member handbook committee, Annual past Board Member & Administrative Meeting Committee.

 

Dave Bartlett arrived at 7:50 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: the following Board Policies: 504.9, 504.9-E, 504.10, 504.11, 504.12. Sandra Lillquist moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes. none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2009 Legislative Priorities and actions taken. Sup’t Lehmann reviewed sharing agreements with Woden-Crystal Lake in the following areas, Business Manager & Maintenance Director. After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the sharing agreements. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a recommendation that the Board approve the following to serve on the District Developed Service Plan Committee: Julie Neuberger, Jody Albertson, Ken Baker, Zach Dillavou, Steve Putz, Jaralyn Pickar, Tracy Helgeson, Cari Lillquist, Kathy Olson, Gail McCarthy, Lydia McDonald, Gay Jean Knudtson, Jody Swanson and Melvin Belsley. After discussion, Arlyn Midtgaard moved to approve the above to serve on the committee. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of 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.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a list of the 2009 Forest City Community School District Graduates. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the list for graduation. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann presented an overview of the I Growth Data System that the District will be implementing.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the SILO/Capital Projects Schedule. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the schedule. Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and the Board reviewed continued participation in the IASB Legal Services Fund. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the continued participation. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann discussed that it is School Board Recognition Week and took a few minutes to recognize each member of the Board for their service.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the specs for the upcoming Dairy and Bread bids. After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the specs. Arlyn Midtgaard seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Julie Farland 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). Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:48 P.M.

 

Cindy Carter, Vice President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM