Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - August 13, 2012

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on August 13, 2012 at 6:30 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, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke, Sandra Lillquist, Gary Ludwig, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter.  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.

 

Steve Putz, Ken Baker, Zach Dillavou, and Mike VanOort gave monthly reports to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: information from IHSAA, IASB, ISFIS, Iowa State Extension, 2012 Legislative changes to PK-12 education, summer food program summary, Forest City Education Foundation, NSBA membership information.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the July 9, 2012 regular meeting, open enrollments and personnel.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

         Ryan Hall – M S Sp Ed Ass’t & Custodian –

         Rhonda Finer – Elem Sp Ed Ass’t

         Anne Anderson – Elem Ass’t – 7hr to 6hr

         Cristen Hall – Elem Ass’t – 7hr to 8hr

         Matt Erpelding – Ass’t Girls Basketball – Resignation

         Laura Salz – 3 1/4 hr. Nutrition Department

         Lindsey Schnebly – Para/Teaching Position

         Amy Kozitza – Elementary Para

         Kenny Olson – Elementary Para

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2012 Legislative resolutions.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 300, 301, 301.1, 302, 302.1, 302.2, 302.3, 302.4.  Sandy Lillquist moved to approve the policies as read.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the fuel bid specs.  After discussion,

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann and board members reviewed an Open Enrollment Transportation Agreement with Woden-Crystal Lake of four (4) miles and two (2) miles with Ventura.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the agreement.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and board members reviewed the Whole Grade Sharing Agreement with Woden-Crystal Lake with a change to include preschool to 12th grade.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the agreement.  Sandy Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the AYP, Adequate Yearly Progress Report.

 

Mr. Putz and Board members reviewed the 2012-13 Elementary School Handbook.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the 2012-13 Elementary School Handbook. Sandy Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed 2011-12 student participation data.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and board members reviewed the potential land division feedback from Woden-Crystal Lake Community school if dissolution occurs.  Keila Buffington moved to approve the acceptance of any assets if dissolution should occur with the Woden-Crystal Lake CSD.   Sandy Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes:  seven.  Nays:  none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and board members reviewed the Bullying and Harassment Definition and Process.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the definition of bullying and other curriculum from the Olweus program.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the Crystal Lake Elementary / Public Library resolution.  After discussion, Sandy Lillquist moved to approve the resolution.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven. Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the auditor contract for three years with Burton and Tracy.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the contract.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Keila Buffington 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 8:37 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM