Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - February 14, 2011

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on February 14, 2011 at 6:00 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, Julie Farland.  Members absent: Gary Ludwig, Keila Buffington. 

Susan Shaw moved to approve the agenda.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

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

Sup’t Lehmann gave his report to the Board reporting on the following items: Lighthouse Project, Legislative updates and other items.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the January 10, 2010 regular meeting and January 13, 2010 work session, open enrollments, employment and early graduation.  After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.
         Heather DeWaard-Flickinger – Resignation – Assistant Girls Track
         Rick DeVries – Resignation – Set Crew

Sup’t Lehmann gave a second reading of the following Board Policies: 902.1, 902.2, 902.3, 902.4, 902.6, 902.7, 902.8, 902.9, 902.10, 902.11, 902.11-R, 902.12.  After discussion, Cindy Carter move to approve the policies as read.  Julie Farland seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

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

Larry Vold and students who attended the National FFA meeting gave a short presentation to the Board.

Sup’t Lehmann gave an update on the Whole Grade Sharing agreement with Woden-Crystal Lake.

Sup’t Lehmann gave a second reading of the following Board Policies: 903.1, 904.1, 904.1-R1, 904.1-R2, 904.1-E1, 904.1-E2, 904.1-E3, 904.1-E4, 904.1-E5, 904.1-E6, 904.1-E7, 904.1-E8. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the WCDA budget for the 2011-2011 school year (see attached).  After discussion, Julie Farland moved to approve the budget as presented.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the contract with I & S to be the architect firm for the shared athletic facilities.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the recommendation.  Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a 1to1 Laptop Initiative for the Forest City Community School District starting with the Middle School for the 2011-12 school year and the High School for the 2012-13 school year.  After discussion, Susan Shaw moved to approve the recommendation. Julie Farland seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

Julie Farland left at 6:55 P.M.

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

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Cindy Carter moved to approve the following statements (see attached).  Susan Shaw seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nayes: none.  Carried. 

Sandra Lillquist moved to adjourn the meeting.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

The meeting adjourned at 7:04 P.M.

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