Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - May 14, 2012


Regular Meeting
May 14, 2012

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on May 14, 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, Gary Ludwig, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke.  Members absent: none.

 Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda.  Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

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

Steve Putz, gave his monthly reports to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: calendar of events, IASB Able II meeting, art show, charity water activity, Director District boundary verification.

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

            Carmen Knudtson – resignation – Elem Sp Ed Assistant

            Derek Straube – Vocational Agriculture 

            Derek Straube – FFA 

            Dusty Meyn – FCTV 

            Tina Mock – Football Cheerleading 

            Todd Spooner – M S Wrestling 

            Ken Kasper – Summer Weight Lifting 

            Jessica Machin – 7th Volleyball 

            Josh VanDenHul – H S Asst. Track

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed legislative priorities and end of legislative session that impacts K-12 education.


Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2012-13 whole grade sharing agreement with Woden-Crystal Lake Community School District.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the agreement.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann and Board memebers continued their review of the Department of Education Site Visit Report.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 205.5, 205.6, 205.7, 205.8, 205.9, 205.10, 205.11, 205.12.  Gary Ludwig moved to approve the policies as read.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

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

Sup’t Lehmann took a few minutes to recognize the Board for all the work they do for the District.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the list of 2012 Forest City High School graduates.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the list of graduates for the Class of 2012 contingent upon meeting the graduation requirements established by the Board of Education. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed senior year plus requirements.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the using of reference to an NSS score being in the proficient range versus in the post just listing the word proficient.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the sharing agreements of the following positions with Woden-Crystal Lake Community School Disrtict for the 2012-2013 school year: Elementary Principal, Transportation Director, Business Manager and Superintendent.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the sharing agreements.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Focused Priority Learning Need Resolution for 2012-13.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the resolution.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

Daryl Heimer reviewed the purchase of a used bus from Thomas Bus Sales in the amount of $47,000.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the purchase out of the Property, Plant and Equipment Levy.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the recommendations for the 2012-2013 Hall of Fame.  The nominations are Ruby Rauk, Mark and Pat Benda and Barb Johnson.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the recommendations.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed an amended 2012-2013 school calendar.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the amended calendar.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

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

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the following statements.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

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

The meeting adjourned at 8:31 P.M.

 

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