Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - December 13, 2010

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on December 13, 2010 at 6:45 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, Keila Buffington, Sandra Lillquist, Gary Ludwig.  Members absent: Susan Shaw, Cindy Carter, Julie Farland. 

 

Gary Ludwig moved to approve the agenda.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

 

Mr. Bertelsen had speech students give presentations to the Board.

 

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.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his report to the Board discussing the following items: balance scorecard, upcoming schedule and the audit exit interview information.

 

Susan Shaw arrived at 7:06 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the November 8, 2010 regular meeting, and November 10 and 29 work sessions, open enrollments and employment.  After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

Amy Meineke – M S Practice Cheerleading – 700
Shawn Keeper – M S Sp. Ed. Assistant – 6,510
Andrew Hansen – Substitute Bus Driver
Lauren Strandell – Substituet Bus Driver
Paula Rotta – Resignation – Head Volleyball


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 900, 901.1, 901.2, 901.3, 901.4, 901.5, 901.6, 901.7, 901.8, 901.9, 901.10, 901.10-R.  Sandra Lillquist moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read.  Susan Shaw seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

Mr. Baker reviewed graduation requirements with a focus on adding English III as a required class effective for the 2011-12 school year and to complete nine (9) trimester credits of mathematics while enrolled as a 9-12 student.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the graduation changes.  Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the modified allowable growth for the At-Risk program in the amount of $296,865. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the request for modified allowable growth.  Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed bids for a 2011 Chevrolet Suburban. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the bid from Lichtsinn Motors in the amount of $33,985.50.  Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

Cindy Carter arrived at 7:55 P.M.

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

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

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

The meeting adjourned at 8:12 P.M.

Dave Bartlett, President                            
Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM