Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - August 12, 2013

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on August 12, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. in the District Office.

 

The President announced that this is the time, place and date to hold a public hearing on the continuation of participation in the instructional support program.  There were no individuals present for comments.  There, being no discussion, president, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed.

 

The President announced that this is the time, place and date to hold a public hearing on the proposed Sale of Property (Woden Ball Field).  There were no individuals present for comments.  There, being no discussion, president, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed.

 

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the president, Dave Bartlett.                   

 

Members present: Dave Bartlett, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke, Pat Hobbs, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter.  Members absent: Gary Ludwig. 

 

Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

Steve Putz, Zach Dillavou, and Mike VanOort gave their monthly reports to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the beginning of the year schedule and a thank you from IASB

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the July 17, 2013 regular meeting, open enrollments and personnel.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Abstained: Dave Bartlett  Carried.

         Vince McGee – Head Football – resignation        

         Nicole Hagen – JV/V Basketball Cheerleading 

         Jeff Jerome – 8th Volleyball 

         Samantha Bartlett – Assistant Volleyball 

         Dan Rosacker – Assistant FB Coach 

         Ken Baker – Assistant FB Coach 

         Todd Espland – Interim Co-Head FB Coach 

         Ken Kasper – Interim Co-Head FB Coach         

         Barb Determann – H S Sp Ed Assistant 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a resolution and notice of proposal to sell property (Woden Ball Field). After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the resolution and sale of property.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson recommended the board approve notice of consideration of proposal to continue participation in the instructional support program. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the proposal.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2014 Legislative resolutions.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported on the summer food program.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 402.1, 402.1-R1, 402.1-R2, 402.2, 402.2-R, 402.3, 402.4, 402.5, 402.6.  Cindy Carter moved to approve the policies as read.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none.  Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of Board policy 807.1 – Debt Management.

 

Dave Bartlett appointed the following Board members to the following 2013-2014 standing committees.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the 2013-2014 standing committees.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Professional Staff Salary & Benefits – Cindy Carter & Bruce Mielke

         Support Staff Salary & Benefits – Eric Kingland & Keila Buffington

         Administrative Salary & Benefits – Pat Hobbs & Gary Ludwig

         Calendar Committee – Pat Hobbs & Keila Buffington

         District Advisory Board – Dave Bartlett & Gary Ludwig

         Hall of Fame – Cindy Carter & Gary Ludwig

         Fund Raising – Eric Kingland

         IASB Legislative Contact Person – Gary Ludwig

         Wellness Committee – Bruce Mielke

         County Compensation Board – Hancock – Dave Bartlett

                                                      Winnebago - Cindy Carter

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Health Careers Academy contract with NIACC.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the contract.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a Phase III projects update and reviewed change order. After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the change order for a mow strip.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave an elementary project update and reviewed change order for Groves Construction and additional sidewalk. After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the change order.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the AYP, Adequate Yearly Progress Report.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke move to approve the AYP.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed 2012-13 student participation data.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the auditor contract for three years with Hogan & Hansen.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the contract.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nayes: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Keila Buffington moved to approve the following statements.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:47 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM