Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - October 10, 2011


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on October 10, 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, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington, Gary Ludwig, Sandra Lillquist. Members absent: none. 

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

Mike Van Oort provided the Board an update on the 1:1 Laptop Initiative. 

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: IASB Convention, IASB Able Meeting, Head Lice Policy, IASB Director District 2 Board Position, Lighthouse Project Follow-up Activity, Hanson Foundation Grant, IASB Board Standards and Education Blue Print. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the September 19, 2011 regular meeting, and September 21 work session and September 28 special meeting, open enrollment requests, employment and early graduation. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve all consent agenda items. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

Larry Bates – resignation – bus driver

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 100, 101, 102, 102.R1, 103, 103-E, 606.2, 606.2E1, 606.2R1. Keila Buffington 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 legislative priorities, and discussions from the open house with legislators. 

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

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies: 104, 104.1, 104.2, 104.2-R1, 104.2+E1, 104.2-E2, 104.2-E3. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson provided an update on the 2011 certified enrollment. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 1:1 Laptop Handbook. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the handbook as presented. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann provided the Board an update on the Cooper building and a proposed time line.

After reviewing the monthly bills, Cindy Carter moved to approve the following for payment (see attached). Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Keila Buffington moved to approve the following statements (see attached). Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sandra Lillquist moved to adjourn the meeting. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

The meeting adjourned at 8:14 P.M.

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