Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - November 11, 2013

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on November 11, 2013 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, Pat Hobbs.  Members absent: Gary Ludwig. 


Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.


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


Zach Dillavou reported to the Board.


Gary Ludwig arrived at 6:39 P.M.


Brad Jones reported to the Board.


Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board on the following: IASB president’s conference, IASB state convention, elementary action plan, legislative open house plans, draft of the strategic planning process, Two Rivers educational consortium concept.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the October 14, 2013 regular meeting and employment.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Sue Slattum – Elementary Assistant – resignation November 4       

         Jeff Jerome – 8th Volleyball – resignation

         Dennis Meling – Transportation – resignation December 31

         Anjaih Clemons – Dance Team

         Teresa Schwartz – Head Softball

         Cindy Torkelson – Food Service – contract adjustment

         Derek Ziesmer – At-Risk – This was a clean-up issue for board approval as his contract had not been board approved but approved by the superintendent according to board policy.

 

Eric Kingland excused himself at 8:07 P.M.


Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed phase III facilities update.


Erik Kingland returned at 8:24 P.M.


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


Sup’t Lehmann and Board members received a Crystal Lake building update.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2013 certified enrollment.


Nicole Lovik-Blaser reported to the Board on the Forest City Education Foundation.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 403.4, 403.5, 403.6, 403.7, 403.8, 403.8-E, 403.9, 403.10, 403.11, 403.11-R, 403.13, 403.14, 403.14-R, 404.1, 404.1-R, 404.1-R2, 404.2, 404.2-R, 404.2-E.  Bruce Mielke moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.


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


After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Keila Buffington moved to approve the following statements.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a bid for snow removal for the Crystal Lake building.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the bid from Mr. Eden with the following cost structure, truck and skid loader at $70 per hour and tractor and blower at $80 per hour.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.


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


The meeting adjourned at 8:53 P.M.


Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM