Forest City Board of Education - Regular Meeting

June 9, 2014

 

This being the time and place specified for a public hearing on the appropriate use of computers, computer network systems and the internet, the President called for any written or oral objections.  There being none, the President declared the hearing closed.

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on June 9, 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, Keila Buffington, Eric Kingland, Gary Ludwig.  Members absent: Pat Hobbs, Bruce Mielke. 

 

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

 

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

 

Steve Putz, Ken Baker and Zach Dillavou reported to the Board on their buildings.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board on the following items:  Estate of Walden E. Groves, National PACE Certification, IASB Convention, Senior Awards Night, IASB Fiscal Conference.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the May 12, 2014 regular meeting, open enrollments and personnel.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Amanda Take – 6th Science

         Steve Hall – Sp Ed Associate 

         Kris Linder – M S Drama 

         Steve Gerhardt – Asst Boys Track 

         Sara Leichsenring – Asst Girls Track 

         Sara Leichsenring – 9th Girls Basketball 

         Ryan Smith – 9th Boys Basketball 

         Paul Jefson – Maintenance Director – resignation October 31, 2014

         Tyler Wedemeier – Asst Girls Track – resignation

         Ryan Smith – 9th Girls Basketball – resignation

 

Brad Jones updated the Board on the North Iowa Conference and Corn Bowl Conference.

 

Sup’t Lehmann updated the Board on the Track project and discussed change orders.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the change orders presented.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carrried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the High School Entry and High School Loading Dock projects.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the fiscal year 2013 Woden-Crystal Lake audit.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the audit as presented.  Kiela Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the dairy bids.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the bid from Anderson & Erickson. Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: five. Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the bread bids.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the bid from Pan O Gold.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 603.2, 603.3, 603.4, 603.5, 603.6, 603.7, 603.8, 603.8-E1, 603.8-E2, 606.2-R1.  Eric Kingland moved to adopt the policies as read.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays. none.  Carried.

 

Secretary Rollefson reported on the fiscal year 2015 budget and tax information received from the Department of Management.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Out of District transportation for Clear Lake (1 mile), Lake Mills (2 miles), Garner-Hayfield (2 miles), Ventura (2 miles), North Iowa (3 miles), Central Springs (2 miles), West Hancock (4 miles), Titonka (2 miles), and Algona (2 miles).  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the transportation limits.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.        

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Concession/Restroom Facility at the Track Complex.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the SAI Mentoring and Induction Program.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the program as presented.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members began conversation regarding the 2015 IASB resolutions.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Rotary Corner Fund.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reviewed the disbursement review service report from D. K. Arndt.

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Eric Kingland moved to approve the following for payment.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Keila Buffington moved to approve the following statements.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none. Carried. 

 

Cindy Carter moved to adjourn the meeting.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:56 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM