Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - November 12, 2009

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on November 12, 2009 at 7:00 P. M. in the District Office.

 

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the president, Dave Bartlett.

 

Members present: Dave Bartlett, Julie Farland, Gary Ludwig, Sandra Lillquist, Keila Buffington, Cindy Carter. Members absent: Susan Shaw.

 

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

 

Dave Bartlett gave the President’s report and additional comments to the Board.

 

Tami McInroy and Cathy Olson presented their Fulbright experience in Costa Rica and how it is being implemented into their classrooms.

 

Susan Shaw arrived at 7:25 P.M.

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the board on the following items: NIACC update, Breaking Barriers to Learning and Teaching Award, W-CL-T update, Knowledge Building System, IASB Conference Plans, Iowa Core Curriculum Update.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the October 8, 2009 regular meeting, employment and open enrollment. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve all consent agenda items. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

Mike Voet - 7th Girls Basketball - 1,446

Mike Voet - M S Basketball Practice - 700

Scott Jackson - M S Basketball Practice - 700

Valerie Miller - H S Basketball Cheerleading - 1,727

Valerie Miller - J V Basketball Cheerleading - 902

Kathy Montgomery - H S Wrestling Cheerleading - 1,727

Zach Dillavou - Resignation - 7th Football

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 602.1, 602, 602.1R, 602.1-E, 602.2, 602.3, 602.4, 602.4-R, 602.5. Susan Shaw moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes. none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed their 2010 IASB Legislative Priorities.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies: 602.6, 602.7, 602.8, 602.10, 602.11, 602.12, 602.13, 602.14, 603.1, 603.1-R, 603.1-E1.

 

Sup’t Lehmann provided the Board an update on our certified enrollment numbers.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members discussed the AEA 2 District meeting and what the next steps should be.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 2008-2009 Certified Annual Report. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the report. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 2008-2009 Special Education Report. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the report. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 10% across the board cut and presented the 5 financial key measures.

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Keila Buffington 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, Sandra Lillquist 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. Susan Shaw seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:58 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM