Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - August 8, 2011


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on August 8, 2011 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, Bruce Mielke, Sandra Lillquist, Gary Ludwig, Susan Shaw, Cindy Carter. Members absent: Keila Buffington. 

Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried. 

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

Steve Putz and Zach Dillavou gave their monthly reports to the Board on their respective buildings. 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: calendar events, Iowa Education Summit, beginning of the school year schedule, facility tour, legislative open house, IASB thank you and other information.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the July 11, 2011 regular meeting, open enrollments and personnel. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve all consent agenda items. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Steve Pickar – resignation – Middle School Wrestling
Mark Jenkins – H S Industrial Tech 
Mark Jenkins – Year Book 
Katrina Martin – MS/HS Art Club 
Steve Pickar – H S Assistant Wrestling 
Lynne Church – H S Volleyball Assistant 
Eric Guth – HS/MS Sound Tech 
Rhonda Eser – Bus Driver 
Alan Faber – Bus Driver 
Ryan Moore – Volunteer Football Coach 
Steven Rollefson – Volunteer Football Coach 
Jason Bruckhoff – Volunteer Football Coach 
Amanda Hennigar – Unpaid leave for Student Teaching 
Larry Bates – One year sabbatical – Bus Driver

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 802.10, 1005.1, 1005.2, 1005.3, 1005-4R, 1005.5. Sandra Lillquist moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2011 Legislative session. 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies , 104.1, 104.2, 104.2-R1, 104.2-E1,104.2-E2, 104.2-E3, 401.1, 401.1-R, 401.2, 401.2-R1, 401.2-R2, 401.2-R3, 401.2-R4, 602, 602.1, 602.1-R, 602.1-E, 606.1, 702.11, 1006.1, 1006.1-R, 1007.

Board members reviewed the 2011-12 High School Handbook. After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the 2011-12 High School Handbook. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried. 

Board members reviewed the 2011-12 Middle School Handbook. After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the 2011-12 Middle School Handbook. Susan Shaw seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Board members reviewed the 2011-12 Elementary School Handbook. After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve the 2011-12 Elementary School Handbook. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2011-12 Woden-Crystal Lake meal contract. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the 2011-12 contract. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried. 

Keila Buffington arrived at 7:50 P.M. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed 2012 IASB Legislative Priorities. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the AYP information and discussed the next steps. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a phone system update proposal. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the phone system update to be paid out of PP&EL. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Susan Shaw moved to approve the following for payment. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Cindy Carter moved to approve the following statements. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Keila Buffington moved to adjourn the meeting. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

The meeting adjourned at 8:24 P.M.

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