Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - May 13, 2010

 

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

 

Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Catherine Hines-Olson and students gave a short presentation on reading for the College Bound Student.

 

Julie Farland arrived at 7:10 P.M.

 

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

 

Ken Baker, Zach Dillavou and Chad Moore gave their monthly report to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: IASB upcoming dates, Iowa Leadership Academy, Van Meter visit.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the April 8, 2010 regular meeting and May 3, 2010 special meeting, open enrollments and personnel. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Abstentions: Julie Farland. Nayes: none. Carried.

Emily Anderson – Elementary Music – 28,000
Ken Kasper – Alternative High School – 45,000 
Mallory Lovik – H S Golf Practice – 700 
Steve Staudt – H S Golf Practice – 700 
Linda Kiefer – 7th Girls Basketball – 1,446 
Catherine Hines-Olson – Resignation H S English 
Toni Beck – Resignation Hot Lunch Department

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 700, 701, 701.1, 701.2, 701.2-R, 701.3, 701.4, 701.5. Cindy Carter moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Susan Shaw seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the election results from the State Secure and Advanced Vision for Education Fund Election Results. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the election results. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of 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.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2010 list of Forest City Community High School graduates pending the completion of the requirements established by the Forest City Community School District Board of Education. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the list upon completion of the requirements. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and the Board reviewed the Instructional Support Levy budget for the 2010-2011 school year. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the budget as presented. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the bids received for the Middle School Office and Band areas. After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve the low bids form Accent Ceilings Inc. in the amount of $2,250 for the Middle School Office and $2,950 for the Middle School Band room. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sandy Wagner discussed the week of May 9, 2010 as School Board recognition week and presented each Board member a card of thanks from the Forest City Education Association.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the recommendations for the 2010-2011 Hall of Fame. The nominations are Karen Johns and Sue Edmondson. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the recommendations. Susan Shaw seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann stated various arrangements with Woden-Crystal Lake would be tabled to a later date.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Race to the Top and a Memorandum of Understanding. After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve the Race to the Top only with the attached Memorandum of Understanding. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the milk and bread specs for the 2010-2011 school year. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the specs. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reported to the Board on professional staff salaries for the 2010-2011 school year with an issue date of May 17, 2010 and a return date of June 7, 2010. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the following professional staff salaries for the 2010-2011 school year (see attached). Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reported to the Board on support staff salaries for the 2010-2011 school year with an issue date of May 17, 2010 and a return date of June 7, 2010. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the following support staff salaries for the 2010-2011 school year (see attached). Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Keila Buffington 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. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:17 P.M.

 

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