Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - October 8, 2009

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on October 8, 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, Sandra Lillquist, Keila Buffington, Cindy Carter, Susan Shaw. Members absent: Julie Farland, Gary Ludwig.

 

Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

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: certified enrollment, review of the A-Team scope of work, IASB Conference, Budget Cuts, Clear Lake meeting.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the September 15, 2009 regular and organizational meeting, employment and open enrollment. After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve all consent agenda items. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

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Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 606.2, 506.2, 506.2-E1, 506.3, 506.4, 506.5, 506.6, 506.7, 600, 601.1, 601.2, 601.3. Cindy Carter moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes. none. Carried.

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Keila Buffington reviewed the fundraising requests presented by the fundraising committee (see attached). After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the fundraising requests as presented. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: four. Nayes: Susan Shaw. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies: 602.1, 602, 602.1R, 602.1-E, 602.2, 602.3, 602.4, 602.4-R, 602.5.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board on a Community Partnership & We Care Program with Lichtsinn Motors. After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve the program as presented. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed an American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Draft Plan.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed an SBRC request for modified allowable growth for the Phase I reduction. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the request. Susan Shaw seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

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

 

Cindy Carter moved to adjourn the meeting. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:15 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM