Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - November 12, 2012


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on November 12, 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, Sandra Lillquist.  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.

Ken Baker reported to the Board.

Zach Dillavou reported to the Board.

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the October 8, 2012 regular meeting, open enrollment requests, employment.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.
         James Kennedy – M S Sp Ed – resignation – end of school year
         Mallory Lovick – 8th Girls Basketball
         Samantha Chapin – Dance Team
         Steve Staudt – VB Practice
         Scott Jackson – M S Boys Basketball Practice
         Mike Voet – M S Boys Basketball Practice

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

Secretary Rollefson reviewed information regarding the issuance of approximately $1,670,000 General Obligation School Refunding Bonds, Series 2013 was discussed.  It was the consensus that the District should offer the bonds for sale as described in the following resolution.  After discussion, Cindy Carter move the
following resolution fixing the date of sale of approximately $1,670,000 general obligation school refunding bonds, series 2013, approving electronic bidding procedures, and approving the official statement.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote: Ayes: Gary Ludwig, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke, Cindy Carter, Eric Kingland, Sandra Lillquist, Dave Bartlett.  Nays: none.  Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed Board Policy 802.4-1 Post Issuance Compliance Policy for Tax-Exempt Obligations.  After discussion, Keila Buffington move to approve the policy as read.  Sandra Lillquist seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the certified enrollment for the 2012-2013 school year.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the possible expansion of the North Iowa Conference.

Sup’t Lehmann, Secretary Rollefson and Board members reviewed the audit exit interview.

After reviewing the monthly bills, Sandra Lillquist 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.


Bruce Mielke moved to adjourn the meeting.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.


The meeting adjourned at 8:43 P.M.

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM