Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - January 13, 2014

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on January 13, 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.                   

 

The President announced that this is the time, place and date to hold a public hearing on the proposed calendar for the 2014-2015 school year.  There were no individuals present for comments.  There being no discussion, president, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed.

 

Members present: Dave Bartlett, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington, Pat Hobbs, Gary Ludwig. Members absent: none. 

 

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.

 

Brad Jones and Zach Dillavou reported to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board on the following:  taxable valuation figures, IASB Legislative Conference, Hanson Foundation grant letter, WCTA support.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the December 9, 2013 regular meeting and December 20, 2013 special meeting and  personnel.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Anne Anderson – Elementary para – resignation.

         Stephen Gerhardt – Asst. HS Boys Track - resignation after 2013-14.

         Cristen Hall – Leave of absence – January 2, 2014 to April 11, 2014

 

Eric Kingland excused himself at 7:20 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed specs for the High School Loading Dock and Entry plans.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the specs as presented.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Eric Kingland returned at 7:25 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed specs for the Shared Facilities Phase IV - Track.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the specs as presented.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none. Carried.        

 

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

 

Eric Kingland excused himself at 7:31 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed where we are at with the potential sale of the Crystal Lake building.

 

Eric Kingland returned at 7:49 P.M.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 404.9, 404.10, 404.11, 404.12, 404.13, 405.1, 405.2, 405.3, 405.4, 405.5.  Cindy Carter moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the ISL and SILO renewal dates.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 28E termination agreement with the Juanita Earp Media Center.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the agreement.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2013-2014 school calendar.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the calendar.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the following for payment.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

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

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM