Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - October 11, 2010

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on October 11, 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, Susan Shaw, Cindy Carter, Julie Farland, Keila Buffington, Sandra Lillquist. Members absent: Gary Ludwig.

 

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

 

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

 

Steve Putz, Ken Baker, and Zach Dillavou gave his monthly report to the Board.

Gary Ludwig arrived at 7:07 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the September 9, 2010 regular meeting, and September 28 and 29 work sessions. After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve all consent agenda items. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 803.1, 803.2, 803.3, 803.4, 803.6, 803.7, 803.8. Gary Ludwig moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes. none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed Legislative priorities/talking points and current legislative action that impacts K-12 education.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Whole Grade Sharing agreement with Woden-Crystal Lake. After discussion, Cindy Carter recommended the Forest City Community School District Board of Education approve the Whole Grade Sharing Agreement with Woden-Crystal Lake. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies: 205.2, 803.9, 803.10, 804.1, 804.2, 804.3, 804.4, 805.1, 805.2, 806.1, 806.2, 806.3.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 2009-2010 Certified Annual Report. After discussion, Kela Buffington moved to approve the report. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 2009-2010 Special Education Report. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the report. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members shared thoughts regarding the Lighthouse Project.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act expenditures and future plans.

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Keila Buffington 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, Susan Shaw moved to approve the following statements (see attached). Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann discussed with the Board members that we were unable to find a drivers education instructor and therefore will need to request quotes from companies to provide the service to our students. Mr. Baker and Sup’t Lehmann recommend that Drive Wise provide the driver education program at a cost of $280 per student. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the agreement. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2010-2011 APR goals. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the goals. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:28 P.M.

 

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