Forest City Board of Education

Reorganized Board Meeting - May 13, 2013


The Board of Directors of the Reorganized Board of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on May 13, 2013 at 5:30 P.M. in the District Office. 

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a hearing on the proposed 2012-2013 budget amendment at 5:25 P.M. on May 13, 2013 at the District Office.  Cindy Carter asked if there were any oral or written objections.  There were no oral or written objections.  After discussion, Cindy Carter declared the hearing closed. 

 

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the vice-president, Cindy Carter.                    

 

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

 

Keila Buffington moved to approve the agenda.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly board report commenting on the following, calendar of events, school happenings and audit check from D. K. Arndt. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the April 8, 2013 regular meeting and May 3, 2013 special meeting and personnel.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 Josh Sparrgrove – HS Biology

 Tamara Price – MS/HS Nurse

 Jan Rauk – Elem Nurse Salary

 Scott Jackson – Elem/MS –Guidance Counselor

 Lisa Swingen – Nonrenewal of Contract

 Les Leibrand  – Nonrenewal of Contract

 Roxanne Stohr  – Nonrenewal of Contract

 Steve Staudt – MS Girls Track - resignation

 

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the action plan and time line for the reorganization transition. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported on the North Iowa Conference regarding the area of conference expansion. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2013 legislative priorities. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann provided an update on the wind turbine. 

 

Eric Kingland arrived at 6:03 P.M. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the recommendations for the 2013-2014 Hall of Fame.  The nominations are Ron Sanderson and Rod Barkema.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the recommendations.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.   Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed Board policy 404.1 Personal Illness and Family Emergencies/Illness Leave – Professional Staff.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the policy as read.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried 

 

Bruce Mielke moved to adjourn the meeting.  Erik Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:14 P.M. 

 

Cindy Carter, Vice-President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM