Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - November 14, 2011


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on November 14, 2011 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 on the proposed calendar for the 2012-2013 school year. There were no individuals present for comments. There being no 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, Sandra Lillquist, Gary Ludwig, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington. Members absent: none. 

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

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

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

Sup’t Lehmann gave his report to the Board discussing the following items: FCEA letter requesting to bargain, IASB Convention, Director District update, Education Blue Print, Lighthouse Project and DLT work, 2010-2011 APR, D E site visit. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the October 10, 2011 regular meeting, open enrollments and employment. After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve all consent agenda items. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

Marilyn DeLawyer – Substitute Cook 
Grant Trygstad – M S Boys Basketball
Scott Jackson – Middle School Basketball Practice 
Kristine Petersen – Co-Head Basketball Cheerleading 
Tina Mock - Co-Head Basketball Cheerleading 
Jamie Davison – Prom Sponsor 
Matt Erpelding – Asst Girls Basketball 
Ryan Smith – 8th Girls Basketball 
Amy Meinecke – M S Basketball Cheerleading 
Kristie Renchin – Food service 
Pam Potts – resignation – Food Service 
Krystal Barker – resignation – Food Service

 

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

Sup’t Lehmann updated the Board on the Woden-Crystal Lake whole grade sharing agreement.

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies: 200, 200.1, 602.10, 702.13. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the District Advisory and Advocacy committee. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the District Advisory and Advocacy committee for the 2011-12 school year. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carrried.

Sup’t Lehmann review a request for Prairie View Development five year TIF extension request. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the request. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed an agreement with Iowa Association for Educational Purchasing. After discussion, Sandra Lilllquist moved to approve the agreement. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carrried.

Sup’t Lehmann updated the Board on the 2011-12 certified enrollment. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2012-2013 school calendar. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the calendar. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed Phase 2 – preliminary schedule for 2012 facilities design and construction. 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Eric Kingland moved to approve the following for payment. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

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

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

The meeting adjourned at 7:58 P.M. 

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