Forest City Board of Education

Reorganized Board Meeting - December 10, 2012

 

The Board of Directors of the Reorganized Board of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on December 10, 2012 at 5:30 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 2013-2014 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, Pat Hobbs, Gary Ludwig, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington.  Members absent: Eric Kingland. 

 

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

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly Board report discussing the IASB convention.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the November 12, 2012 regular meeting.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2013-2014 school calendar.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the calendar.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the reorganization transition plan.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the North Union request to join the North Iowa Conference.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the request.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the Algona Bishop Garrigan request to join the North Iowa Conference.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the request.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

The Superintendent presented a Revenue Purpose Statement, which must be approved by the Board and submitted to the County Commissioner of Elections not less than forty-six days prior to the date of the special election.

 

Keila Buffington introduced the following Resolution and moved its adoption.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion to adopt.  The roll was called and the vote was:  Ayes:  Gary Ludwig, Pat Hobbs, Keila Buffington, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Dave Bartlett.  Nays:  none.  Carried.

 

Whereupon, the President declared the resolution duly adopted as follows: RESOLUTION APPROVING REVENUE PURPOSE STATEMENT AND ORDERING AN ELECTION ON A REVENUE PURPOSE STATEMENT TO AUTHORIZE EXPENDITURES FROM THE STATE SECURE AN ADVANCED VISION FOR EDUCATION FUND (THE "REVENUES").

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a Shared Athletic Fields Update and provided a time line for Phase III.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed with the Board the At-Risk Modified Allowable Growth Request.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the request.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carrried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the IASB District 2 Board Member Ballot.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved the Board vote for Jon Rowen of Eagle Grove for the IASB District 2 Board position.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:20 P.M.

 

The board went into exempt session to discuss negotiations.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM