Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - February 13, 2012


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

Ken Backer, Zach Dillavou and Chad Moore gave their monthly reports to the Board on their respective buildings. 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his report to the Board reporting on the following items: Lead Forward Conference, thank you card, letter from the Post Office. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the January 9, 2012 regular meeting and January 19, 2012 joint session, open enrollments, and employment. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve all consent agenda items. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

 

Heather Kluver – Superintendent Secretary

 

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

Sup’t Lehmann updated the Board on the Woden-Crystal Lake sharing agreement for the 2012-2013 school year. 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a second reading of the following Board Policies: 201.1, 202.1E, 202.2, 202.3, 202.4, 202.5, 202.6, 202.7, 202.8, 202.10, 406.12, 406.12-R1. After discussion, Keila Buffington move to approve the policies as read. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the bus bids. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the low bid from Thomas Bus Sales for $79,100 less a $1,200 trade-in $77,900. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann gave a second reading of the following Board Policies: 203, 203.1, 203.2, 203.3, 203.4, 203.5. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the specs for Phase II of the Shared Athletic Facility Project. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the specs as presented. Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the report from the recent Department of Education Site Visit. 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the recent negotiations agreement reached for the 2012-2013 school years with the FCEA. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the contracts with an issue date of March 15, 2012 and a return date of Aril 9, 2012. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. E

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the WCDA budget for the 2012-2013 school year. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the budget. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed bids to refinish the Middle School and High School Gym floors. After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the bids. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried. 

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

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

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

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

The meeting adjourned at 9:04 P.M. 

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