Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - July 8, 2010

 

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

 

Cindy Carter 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.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: letter for the auditor, IASB Fiscal Conference and other information.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the June 10, 2010 regular meeting, open enrollments and personnel. After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve all consent agenda items. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

Julie Granger – H S Language Arts – 46,542 
Robin Aberg – H S IMC Asst – 10,462 
Beverly Brackey – M S Sp Ed Asst 10,125 
Andrew Hunt – H S Phys Ed Asst – 10,462 
Andrew Hunt – M S Boys Basketball – 1,446
Andrew Hunt – M S Football Asst – 1,084 
Andrew Hunt – M S Girls Basketball – 1,446 
Shawn Miller – Warwhoop – 1,361
Tom Pauley – Literary Magazine – 1,207
Julie Granger – H S Language Arts – resignation end of school year 
Kathy Shepherd – Hot Lunch Department - resignation

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 406.11, 504.8-R, 702.6, 702.7, 702.8, 702.8-R, 702.9, 702.9-R, 702.10, 702.11, 702.11-R, 102.12, 1003.2. Keila Buffington moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the sharing arrangements with Woden-Crystal Lake for the 2010-2011 school year. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the arrangements (see attached). Sandra Lullquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2010-2011 Professional Development Plan (see attached). Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed 2011 Legislative Action Priorities.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Whole Grade Sharing draft with Woden-Crystal Lake.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies 800, 801.1, 801.2, 801.3, 801.4, 801.5, 801.6, 801.7, 801.8, 801.9.

 

Sup’t Lehmann discussed the need to appoint Level I, Alternate Level I and Level II Investigators. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to appoint Dan Davis as Level I Investigator, Tom Montgomery as Alternate Level I Investigator and Doug Jensen as Level II Investigator. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sandra Lillquist moved to appoint Jim Hanks as the School Board Attorney for the 2010-2011 school year. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sandra Lillquist moved to appoint Steven J. Rollefson as the School Board Secretary/Treasurer for the 2010-2011 school year. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a reciprocal Open Enrollment Transportation Agreements with the following school districts for the 2010-2011 school year, Garner-Hayfield, Ventura, Clear Lake, Woden-Crystal Lake, North Iowa, Lake Mills and Central Springs.

After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the agreement allowing a two (2) mile maximum for buses to enter each other’s district. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members discussed the possibility of advertising the sale of equipment on e-bay. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist move to approve the use of e-bay for the sale of equipment. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the purchase of a DVR from Johnson Controls in the amont of 9,615. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the purchase. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:40 P.M.

 

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