Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - June 10, 2010

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on June 10, 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, Gary Ludwig. Members absent: none.

 

Keila Buffington moved to approve the agenda. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. 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: ISHAA article, summer school meals, negative lunch accounts, IASB district meetings, green cleaning.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the May 13, 2010 regular meeting and the June 9, 2010 joint meeting, open enrollments and personnel. After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried. 

Michele Gilson – H S Vocal Music – 28,000 
Heather Brown – Pre-School – Change BA to MA – 33,600 
Becky Schnebly – M S Sp. Ed. Assistant – 9,450 
Dennis McDonald – 8th Boys Basketball – Resignation 
Dennis McDonald – Boys Golf – Resignation 
Todd Spooner – M S Wrestling – Resignation 
Elaine Schultz – Prom Advisor – Resignation 2012 Year 
Melanne Bang – H S IMC Assistant - Resignation

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 702.1, 702.2, 702.2-R, 702.3, 702.4, 702.4-R, 702.5, 702.5-R, 702.5-E. Keila Buffington moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the joint Board meeting with Woden-Crystal Lake from June 9, 2010, reviewing possible sharing arrangements. No action was taken at this time.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed with the Board the Superintendent Evaluation Process – Board Policy 303.3. After discussion, Sandy Lillquist moved to adopt the process as discussed and the change in the evaluation scale. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the milk and bread bids for the 2010-2011 school year. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the following low bids received from the following vendors, Anderson & Erickson milk bid and Sara Lee bread bid (see attached). Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of 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.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Iowa Core Curriculum Plan with the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2010-2011 Professional Development Plan and survey results from the 2009-2010 Professional Development.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed with Board members how the Rotary Corner Funds were spent.

 

Secretary Rollefson provided an update on the final 2011 budget and tax rates.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the updated Forest City Community School District job descriptions and discussed the next step in the process to be creating the evaluation instrument and process to go with each job description. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the job descriptions as presented. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the IASB Legislative Action Priorities for the 2011 legislative session. No action was taken at this time.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the SAI mentoring and induction plan and recommended approval for the 2010-2011 school year. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the plan. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a bid for a Special Needs Lift Bus in the amount of $59,225. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the purchase. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed renewing the IASB membership for the 2010-2011 school year. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve renewing the membership. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

Julie Farland moved to adjourn the meeting. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:11 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President 

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM