Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - April 9, 2012


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a hearing on the District Developed Service Delivery Plan at 6:35 P.M. on April 9, 2012 at the District Office. Dave Bartlett asked if there were any oral or written objections. There were no oral or written objections. After discussion, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed. 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a hearing on the proposed 2012-2013 budget at 6:40 P.M. on April 9, 2012 at the District Office. Dave Bartlett asked if there were any oral or written objections. There were no oral or written objections. After discussion, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed. 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on April 9, 2012 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. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

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

Steve Putz, Ken Baker, Zach Dillavou and Chad Moore gave their reports to the Board. 

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the board on the following items: review of Fire Marshall Report, Lead Forward Conference, calendar items. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the March 19, 2012 regular meeting, and employment. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve all consent agenda items. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

 

Shawn Miller – resignation - H S Student Council 
Mallory Lovik – resignation – Asst Girls Basketball 
Zach Dillavou – resignation – 7th Volleyball 
Mike Van Oort – resignation – M S Wrestling 
Larry Vold – resignation – H S Voc Ag 
Larry Vold – resignation - FFA 
Elizabeth Pedersen – Elem Art 
Tami Dillavou – .5 Elem Pre-School 
Abbie Marsh – H S Student Council
Amy Meinecke – M S Wrestling Cheerleading

 

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

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 204.1, 204.2, 204.2-R, 204.4, 704.2-R1, 803.1, 803.1-R. Eric Kingland moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays. none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members continued their review of the Site Visit Report. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 205, 205.1, 205.2, 205.3, 205.3-R, 205.4, 802.4-R1. Cindy Carter moved to adopt the policies as read. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays. none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of Board Policy 802.4-R1. Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the first reading. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays. none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Disrtict Developed Service Delivery Plan. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the plan as presented. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Secretary Rollefson, reviewed the proposed budget for 2012-2013 school year. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to adopt the budget as published on March 28, 2012 consisting of the General Fund of $12,000,000, Management Fund of $300,000, Property, Plant and Equipment Levy of $100,000, Activity Fund of $700,000, Capital Projects of $1,200,000, Schoolhouse Fund consisting of Bond and Interest of $300,000 and Nutrition Fund of $725,000. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, Ayes: Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Sandra Lillquist, Gary Ludwig, Dave Bartlett. Nays: none. Carried. 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 2010-2011 Forest City Community School District audit received from Burton E. Tracy & Co., P.C. with the Board. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the audit. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed student fees for the 2012-2013 school year. After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the student fees. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

Supt Lehmann reviewed participation in the Iowa Association for Educational Purchasing agreement for food and small ware. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the agreement. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Supt Lehmann reviewed the purchase of food service equipment. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the low bid from Martin Brothers in the amount of $48,390.22. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Supt Lehmann reviewed Dairy bid requirements. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the requirements. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Supt Lehmann reviewed Bakery bid requirements. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the requirements. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed an amendment to the 28E agreement for shared athletic facilities. After discussion, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the amendment. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed ISFIS membership for the 2012-2013 school year. After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the membership. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

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

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

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

The meeting adjourned at 9:13 P.M.

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