Forest City Board of Education

Regular & Organizational Meeting - September 9, 2010

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular and organizational meeting on August 12, 2010 at 6:45 P. M. in the District Office.

 

The President announced that this is the time, place and date to hold a public hearing for the Whole Grade Sharing Agreement with Woden-Crystal Lake. There were no individuals present for comments. After all discussion, President, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed.

 

The President announced that this is the time, place and date to hold a public hearing for Board Policy 606.2 – appropriate use of computers, computer network system and the internet. There were no individuals present for comments. After all discussion, President, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed.

 

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the president, Dave Bartlett.

 

Members present: Dave Bartlett, Gary Ludwig, Keila Buffington, Julie Farland, Sandra Lillquist, Cindy Carter. Members absent: Susan Shaw.

 

Julie Farland 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.

 

Zach Dillavou gave his monthly report to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: shared a letter from the IHSAA regarding Forest City outstanding sportsmanship, thank you cards received, gave a review of the start of school, reviewed the Elmore process with the A-Teams, saving we have had through the Iowa Educators Consortium.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the August 12, 2010 regular meeting and the August 24 and 25 work sessions, open enrollments and personnel. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

Mallory Lovik – Boys H S Varsity Golf – 2,477 
Lane Changes: 
Janelle Koch BA to BA-15 
Kari Olson BA-15 to BA-30
Teresa Pietsch BA-45 to MA 
Allison Moore MA to MA-15 
Scott Jackson BA-15 to BA-30 
Michael Voet BA-15 to BA-30 
Jeff Jerome BA to BA-30

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 405.3, 802.1, 802.2, 802.3, 802.4, 802.5, 802.6, 802.7, 802.8, 802.9. Cindy Carter moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Daryl Heimer and Board members reviewed the 2009-2010 Annual Transportation Report. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the report. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

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

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:50 P.M.

 

The meeting for the newly elected Board was called to order by Secretary Rollefson at 7:51 P.M. on September 9, 2010 in the District Office.

 

Secretary Rollefson called for nominations for president of the Forest City Community School Board of Directors. Gary Ludwig Nominated Dave Bartlett for president. Julie Farland moved that nominations cease. Keila Buffington Seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried. Dave Bartlett was elected president of the Forest City Community School District Board of Directors.

 

President Bartlett called for nominations for vice-president of the Forest City Community School Board of Directors. Sandra Lillquist nominated Cindy Carter for vice-president. Keila Buffington moved that nominations cease. Julie Farland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried. Cindy Carter was elected vice-president of the Forest City Community School District Board of Directors.

 

Secretary Rollefson administered the oath of office to the elected officers of the Forest City Community School District Board of Directors.

 

Dave Bartlett reviewed dates, times and places for the regular meetings of the Board of Directors. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved the date, time and place for regular meetings be set as the second Monday of each month at 6:45 P.M. in the District Office unless otherwise specified. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Dave Bartlett appointed the following Board members to the following 2010-2011 standing committees:

Professional Staff Salary & Benefits – Keila Buffington & Gary Ludwig 
Support Staff Salary & Benefits – Susan Shaw & Cindy Carter 
Administrative Salary & Benefits – Sandra Lillquist & Julie Farland 
Calendar Committee – Keila Buffington & Sandra Lillquist 
District Advisory Board – Dave Bartlett & Sandra Lillquist 
Hall of Fame – Cindy Carter & Gary Ludwig 
Fund Raising – Keila Buffington
IASB Legislative Contact Person – Susan Shaw 
Legislative Advocacy Committee – Julie Farland & Susan Shaw 
County Compensation Board – Hancock – Dave Bartlett
Winnebago - Cindy Carter

 

Secretary Rollefson set the depository bank as Manufacturer Bank and Trust with a depository limit of $5,000,000. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the depository (see attached). Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies: 803.1, 803.2, 803.3, 803.4, 803.6, 803.7, 803.8.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Keila Buffington reviewed the fundraising requests for the 2010-2011 school year. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the fundraising requests. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

Julie Farland move to adjourn the meeting. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:13 P.M.

 

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