Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - November 10, 2014

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on November 10, 2014 at 6:30 P. M. in the District Office.

 

The President announced that this is the time, place and date to hold a public hearing on the proposed calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.  There were no individuals present for comments.  There being no discussion, president, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed.

 

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, Gary Ludwig, Pat Hobbs.  Members absent: Keila Buffington. 

 

Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Keila Buffington arrived at 6:35 P.M.

 

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

 

Brad Jones reported to the Board.

 

Zach Dillavou reported to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board on the following: IASB state convention, Iowa Department of Revenue on the rollback of property taxes, Annual Progress Report.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the consent agenda items: minutes of the October 13, 2014 regular meeting and employment.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Emily Aukes - .5FTE Dance Coach

         Linda Keifer – Addn’l time Paraprofessional due to the increasing minutes in the school day.

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members were updated on the demolition of the old District Office.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the Certified Enrollment.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 505, 505.R1, 505.1, 505.2, 505.3, 505.5, 505.E1, 505.6.  Pat Hobbs moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2015-2016 school calendar.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the calendar as presented.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the Strategic Plan.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2014-2015 Annual Progress Report Goals.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the Goals as presented.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2014-2015 fund raising requests.  After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the requests as presented.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:21 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS