Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - December 10, 2012

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on December 10, 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, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington, Gary Ludwig.  Members absent: Sandra Lillqusit, Eric Kingland. 

 

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

 

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

 

Steve Putz reported to the Board.

 

Eric Kingland arrived at 7:03 P.M.

 

Mike Van Oort reported to the Board.

 

Chad Moore reported to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the November 12, 2012 regular meeting and November 28, 2012 special meeting, open enrollment requests.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed IASB Legislative priorities.

 

Eric Kingland introduced the following Resolution entitled "RESOLUTION APPOINTING BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF DES MOINES, IOWA TO SERVE AS PAYING AGENT, BOND REGISTRAR, AND TRANSFER AGENT, APPROVING THE PAYING AGENT, BOND REGISTRAR AND TRANSFER AGENT AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF SAME" and moved its adoption.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was, Ayes: Keila Buffington, Eric Kingland, Bruce Mielke, Gary Ludwig, Cindy Carter, Dave Bartlett.  Nays: none.  The President declared the Resolution adopted.

 

Cindy Carter moved that the form of Tax Exemption Certificate be placed on file and approved.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. The roll was called and the vote was, Ayes: Eric Kingland, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke, Cindy Carter, Gary Ludwig, Dave Bartlett.  Nays: none.  The President declared the motion adopted.

 

Keila Buffington moved that the form of Continuing Disclosure Certificate be placed on file and approved.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. The roll was called and the vote was, Ayes: Gary Ludwig, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Dave Bartlett.  Nays: none.  The President declared the motion adopted.

 

Bruce Mielke introduced the following Resolution entitled "RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION SCHOOL REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2013, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,635,000, AND LEVYING A TAX FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF," and moved its adoption.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was: Ayes: Cindy Carter, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke, Eric Kingland, Gary Ludwig, Dave Bartlett.  Nays: none.  The President declared the Resolution adopted.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a bid for Disbursement Review and Assurance Services with Board members.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the bid from D.K. Arndt.  Gary Ludwig seconded them motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Keila Buffington moved to approve the following statements.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:02 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM