Forest City Board of Education

Special Meeting - October 13, 2014

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a special meeting on October 13, 2014 at 6:00 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, Gary Ludwig, Keila Buffington, Eric Kingland, Pat Hobbs, Bruce Mielke, Cindy Carter.  Members absent: none. 

 

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

 

Gary Ludwig moved that we hold a closed session as provided in Section 21.5(1)(a) of the Open Meetings Law to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential or to be kept confidential as a condition for that governmental body’s possession or continued receipt of federal funds.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote.  Ayes: Gary Ludwig, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington, Eric Kingland, Pat Hobbs, Dave Bartlett.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

The Board went into closed session at 6:05 P.M.

 

The Board returned to open session at 6:19 P.M.

 

After returning to open session Gary Ludwig moved to approve the agreement with the students and parents.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote.  Ayes: Pat Hobbs, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Keila Buffington, Gary Ludwig, Dave Bartlett.  Nayes: none.  Carried        

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:21 P.M.


Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM

 

                                                                                                                                                      

 

 

Regular Meeting - October 13, 2014

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Steve Putz and Ken Baker gave their reports to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: IASB Convention, calendar of events, ISFIS meeting.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the September 8, 2014 regular meeting, open enrollment requests, and employment.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

    Allison Strommen – Food Service

    Rosemarie Wicker -  Food Service

    Deb Swanson – Sp Ed Paraprofessional

    Marcia Kluver - Sp Ed Paraprofessional

    Julie Duncan - Sp Ed Paraprofessional

    Kristy Anderson - Sp Ed Paraprofessional 

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2015 Legislative priorities and the upcoming Legislative Open House.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members discussed the fact that the Forest City Economic Development will not be able to meet the guidelines of their proposal for the purchase of the old Administrative office.  Sup’t Lehmann recommends the Board approve the demolition of the old Administrative Office at 810 West K Street so we can continue the process for a new bus garage.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the demolition as discussed.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: five. Nays: none.  Abstained: Cindy Carter, Eric Kingland.  Carried.        

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 2013-2014 Certified Annual Report, Special Education Report and Annual Transportation Report for the Forest City Community School District.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the reports.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 504, 504.1, 504.2, 504.2-R, 504.3504.7,504.7-R1, 504.7-R2, 504.8, 504.8-R, 504.8E, 504.9,504.10, 504.11, 504.12.  Cindy Carter moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the following statements.  Eric Kingland 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. 

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:09 P.M.


Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM