Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - February 10, 2014

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on February 10, 2014 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, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington.  Members absent: Eric Kingland, Pat Hobbs, Gary Ludwig. 

 

Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

Steve Putz, Tammy Egesdal and two students reported to the Board on Elementary use of the I Pads.

 

Ken Baker reported to the Board.

 

Mike VanOort reported to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the January 13, 2014 regular meeting, January 31, 2014 special meeting, open enrollment, early graduation request and personnel.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Wray Hallett – Transportation - resignation end of school year

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed bids received for the High School Loading Dock project.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the low bid from Holland Contracting in the amount of $184,900.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed bids received for the High School Main Entrance project.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the low bid from Holland Contracting in the amount of $310,000 base and $21,000 alternate #1.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed bid received for the Shared Facilities Phase IV - Track project.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the low bid from Peterson Companies in the amount of $1,085,000 base, $46,600 alternate #1, $17,000 alternate #2 and $33,700 alternate #3 for a total of $1,182,300.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave an update on the Crystal Lake building.

 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 406.1,406.1-R1, 406.2, 406.2-R1, 406.2-E1, 406.2-E2, 406.4, 406.4-R1, 406.4-R2, 406.4-E1, 406.4-E2,406.4-E3504.8, 504.8-R, 504.8-E902.8.  Cindy Carter moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the certified, non-certified and administrative contract recommendations for the 2014-2015 school year.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the contract recommendations as presented.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a memorandum of understanding with the Mason City Youth Task Force. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the memorandum as presented.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Cindy Carter moved to approve the following statements.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: four.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM