Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - May 12, 2014

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on May 12, 2014 at 12:00 noon 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, Eric Kingland, Pat Hobbs, Gary Ludwig.  Members absent: none. 

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the April 14, 2014 regular meeting, open enrollment and employment.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Dave Bang – M S Social Studies – resignation end of school year

         Ken Kasper – Alternative H S – resignation end of school year

         Ken Kasper – Asst H S Football – resignation

         Ken Kasper – H S Boys Track – resignation

         Ken Kasper – Summer Weight Coach – resignation

         Cory Schmitt – 6-12 Band – 38,655

         Cory Schimtt – Summer Band – 2,963

         Cory Schmitt – H S Band – 4,599

         Dave Bang – M S Tech Literacy – 52,100

         Samantha Bartlett – Elementary Teacher – 32,806

         Jennifer Eastvold – Elementary Teacher – 32,806

         Andrea Petersen – H S PE/Health/At Risk – 32,806

         Megan Harington – Alternative H S – 43,781

         Lauren Strandell -  Flags – 782

         Michelle Jacobsen – M S Vocal – 702

         Steve Gerhardt – 7th Football – 1,204

         Steve Gerhardt – Weight Room – 1,065

         Brian Hovenga – Head Boys Track – 4,133

         Sarah Leichsenring – 8th Social Studies – 37,451

 

Mr. Van Oort and Mr. Dillavou reported to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2014 Legislative Priorities.

 

Sup’t Lehmann provided an update for the Board on the North Iowa Conference and the Corn Bowl Conference.        

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2012-2013 Forest City Community School District audit received from Hogan Hansen, P.C. with the Board.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the audit.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann updated the Board on the Phase III Track Project.  Eric Kingland left during the discussion.

 

Sup’t Lehmann updated the Board on the High School Entry and High School Loading Dock projects.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 602.6, 602.7, 602.8, 602.1, 602.11, 602.12, 602.13, 602.14, 603.1, 603.1-E1.  Eric Kingland moved to adopt the policies as read.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays. none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2013-14 Woden-Crystal Lake Community School Audit.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed amending the 2013-2014 budget.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the amended budget.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the list of 2014 Forest City High School graduates.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the list of graduates for the Class of 2014 contingent upon meeting the graduation requirements established by the Board of Education.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the resolution for selling the Crystal Lake Community School Building.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the notice.   Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.        

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the recommendations for the 2014-2015 Hall of Fame.  The nominations are Ray Beebe and Donna Johnson.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the recommendations.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.   Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the following for payment (see attached).  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the following statements (see attached).  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 1:14 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM