Forest City Board of Education

Special Meeting - October 8, 2012

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on October 8, 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, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington, Gary Ludwig.  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.

 

Steve Putz, Ken Baker and Mike Van Oort gave their reports to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: IASB Employee Relations Conference, thank you card, annual progress report regarding Reading Recovery, IASB Convention.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the September 10, 2012 regular meeting, and September 27, 2012 special meeting, open enrollment requests, employment and early.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Ryan Hall – Dual Positions

         Ryan Smith – 10th Girls Basketball

         Laura Salz – 5 1/2hrs. Nutrition Department

         Cindy Torkelson – 3 1/4hrs Nutrition Department

         Ryan Smith – 7th Girls Basketball - resignation

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 304.1, 304.2, 304.3, 304.4, 305.1, 305.2, 305.4, 305.5, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4, 307.  Keila Buffington moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays. none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reviewed refinancing the General Obligation School Bonds.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to proceed with refinancing of the General Obligation School Bonds.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the summer food service program with Board members.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 2011-2012 Certified Annual Report, Special Education Report and Annual Transportation Report.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the report.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the following for payment.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Eric Kingland moved to approve the following statements.  Keila Buffington 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 8:43 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM

 

 

Closed session to evaluate the superintendent.