Forest City Board of Education

Regular & Organizational Meeting - September 10, 2012


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular and organizational meeting on September 10, 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, Gary Ludwig, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke, Sandra Lillquist, Cindy Carter.  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.

 

Zach Dillavou, and Chad Moore gave their monthly report to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: ISL expiration reminder, beginning of the year information, calendar information, IASB Conference – October 16th, RFP for outside fiscal checks and balances update.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the August 13, 2012 regular meeting and August 27 and August 28 special meetings, open enrollments, personnel and early graduation.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         DeAnn Evans – Food Service Department – resignation

         Lane Changes:

         Gail McCarthy – BA-30 to BA-45

         Jason Sopko – MA-15 to MA-30

         Lacy Jerome – BA to BA-30

         Scott Jackson – BA-45 to MA

         Emily Sopko – BA-30 to MA

         Scott Bertelsen – BA-30 to BA-45

         Jen McQuown – BA-15 to BA-30

         Lori Rollefson – BA-15 to BA-30

         Joshua VanDenHul – BA to BA-15

Early Graduation Request from Krista Schuler.

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Sandra Lillquist moved to approve the bills.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried

 

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

 

After reviewing the following Board Policies: 303.1, 303.1-E, 303.2, 303.2-R, 303.3, 303.4, 303.4-R, 303.5, 303.5-E1, 303.5-E2, 303.6 Cindy Carter move to approve them as read.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed unfinished business:  Certified Annual Report and the Annual Transportation Report.

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:13 P.M.

 

 

The meeting of the new Board was called to order by Secretary Rollefson at 8:29 P.M. on September 10, 2012 in the District Office.          

 

Secretary Rollefson called for nominations for president of the Forest City Community School Board of Directors.  Gary Ludwig nominated Dave Bartlett for president.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Keila Buffington moved that nominations cease.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.  Dave Bartlett was elected president of the Forest City Community School District Board of Directors.

 

President Bartlett called for nominations for vice-president of the Forest City Community School Board of Directors.  Sandra Lillquist nominated Cindy Carter for vice-president.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Keila Buffington moved that nominations cease.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried. Cindy Carter was elected vice-president of the Forest City Community School District Board of Directors

 

Dave Bartlett reviewed dates, times and places for the regular meetings of the Board of Directors.  After discussion, Cindy Carter set the date, time and place for regular meetings to be the second Monday of each month at 6:30 P.M. in the District Office unless otherwise specified.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Dave Bartlett appointed the following Board members to the following 2012-2013 standing committees:

         Professional Staff Salary & Benefits – Cindy Carter & Bruce Mielke

         Support Staff Salary & Benefits – Eric Kingland & Keila Buffington

         Administrative Salary & Benefits – Sandra Lillquist & Gary Ludwig

         Calendar Committee – Sandra Lillquist & Bruce Mielke

         District Advisory Board – Dave Bartlett & Gary Ludwig

         Hall of Fame – Cindy Carter & Gary Ludwig

         Fund Raising – Eric Kingland

         IASB Legislative Contact Person – Sandra Lillquist

         Wellness Committee – Keila Buffington

         County Compensation Board – Hancock – Dave Bartlett

                                                      Winnebago - Cindy Carter

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Keila Buffington reviewed the fundraising requests for the 2012-2013 school year.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the fundraising requests.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the Senior Year Plus requirements.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the requirements as read.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Annual Progress Report Goals. After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the requirements as read.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a 1:1 Handbook addition.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the addition of option one of replacement cost no matter how old the computer is.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed Legislative Priorities for the 2012-2013 Legislative Session.        

 

Cindy Carter move to adjourn the meeting.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:26 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM