Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - July 9, 2012

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on July 9, 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, Bruce Mielke, Gary Ludwig, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Keila Buffington.  Members absent: Sandra Lillquist. 

 

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 report to the Board, discussing the following items: NCLB State Waiver, calendar events, beginning of the year schedule, FY 13 budget update, facilities update.

 

Keila Buffington left at 7:05 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the June 11, 2012 regular meeting, open enrollments and personnel.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Lindsey Schnebly – Asst Vollyball – 2,948

 

Keila Buffington returned at 7:19 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and board members reviewed and prioritized the 2013 IASB legislative priorities.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 205.4, 206, 206.1, 206.2, 206.3, 206.4, 206.5, 403.14-R1, 506.1, 602.10. .  After discussion, Keila Buffington move to approve the policies as read.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.   Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.         

 

Sup’t Lehmann discussed the need to appoint Level I, Alternate Level I and Level II Investigators.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to appoint Dan Davis as Level I Investigator, Tom Montgomery as Alternate Level I Investigator and Doug Jensen as Level II Investigator.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Cindy Carter moved to appoint Steven J. Rollefson as the School Board Secretary/Treasurer for the 2012-2013 school year.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Bruce Mielke moved to appoint Jim Hanks as the School Board Attorney for the 2012-2013 school year.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Secretary Rollefson set the depository bank as Manufacturer’s Bank and Trust with a depository limit of $5,000,000.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the depository.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the middle school handbook for the 2012-13 school year.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the handbook. Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed reciprocal two (2) mile open enrollment transportation agreements with the following school districts for the 2012-2013 school year, Garner-Hayfield, Woden-Crystal Lake, Lake Mills, North Iowa, Central Springs and a one (1) mile agreement with Clear Lake.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the agreements.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and the Board reviewed the Professional Development Plan for 2012-2013. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the plan.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and the Board reviewed the Teacher Quality Manual for 2012-2013. After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the manual.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and the Board reviewed a nutrition department end of the year report.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the NIACC Career Link Health Academy for the 2012-2013 school year. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the career link.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the following statements.  Erik Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:24 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM