Forest City Board of Education

Regular & Organizational Meeting - September 8, 2014


The President announced that this is the time, place and date to hold a public hearing on the proposed sale of school district property.  There were no individuals present for comments.  There being no discussion, president, Dave Bartlett declared the hearing closed.

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular and organizational meeting on September 8, 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, Eric Kingland, Pat Hobbs, Gary Ludwig, Keila Buffington, Bruce Mielke, Cindy Carter.  Members absent: none. 

 

Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda.  Pat Hobbs 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 gave their monthly reports to the Board on the start of the school year.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: strategic planning dates, Iowa Educators, consortium savings, IHSAA letter.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the August 12, 2014 regular meeting, open enrollments, personnel and lane changes.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

         Lori Salz – Nutrition Department – resignation

         Mallory Zeismer – 7th Girls Basketball - resignation

         Jeff Jerome – Asst Activities Director 

         Amy Meinecke – M S Paraprofessional 

         Keith Walker – 7th Girls Basketball

         Tami Dillavou BA-15 to BA-30

         Tammy Egesdal – BA30 to BA-45

         Tricia Hall – BA to BA-30

         Emily Walker BA to BA-15

         Sarah Leichsenring – BA to BA-15

         Mallory Ziesmer – BA-15 to BA-30

         Ryan Eastvold – BA15 to BA-30

         Dusty Meyn – BA-15 to BA-30

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave an update on the Track Project.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave an update on the High School Enrty and High School Loading Dock.

 

Sup’t Lehmann shared a letter from Chuck Holland on an extended warranty for the floor in the High School Entry for five years.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to accept the extended warranty.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Abstained: Eric Kingland.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed a letter from the Forest City Education Foundation regarding the Walden E. Groves Scholarshp.

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the bills.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Cindy Carter moved to approve the following statements.  Keila Buffington 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 8:01 P.M.

 

 

 

The meeting for the new Board of Directors was called to order by Secretary Rollefson at 8:08 P.M. on September 8, 2014 in the District Office.          

 

Secretary Rollefson called for nominations for president of the Forest City Community School Board of Directors.  Cindy Carter nominated Dave Bartlett for president.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Bruce Mielke moved that nominations cease.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.  Dave Bartlett was elected president of the Forest City Community School District Board of Directors.

 

President Bartlett called for nominations for vice-president of the Forest City Community School Board of Directors.  Keila Buffington nominated Cindy Carter for vice-president.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Gary Ludwig moved that nominations cease.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.  Cindy Carter was elected vice-president of the Forest City Community School District Board of Directors

 

Dave Bartlett reviewed dates, times and places for the regular meetings of the Board of Directors.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig set the date, time and place for regular meetings to be the second Monday of each month at 6:30 P.M. in the District Office unless otherwise specified.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none. Carried.

 

After reviewing the following Board Policies: 504.4, 504.5, 504.6, 505.5, 505.5-E1, 902.4, 404.8.  Bruce Mielke move to approve them as read.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the operational sharing agreements with Garner-Hayfield for the positions of Transportation Director and Curriculum Director.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the agreements.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:34 P.M.

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM