Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - August 10, 2015


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on August 10, 2015 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, Bruce Mielke, Pat Hobbs, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter, Gary Ludwig. Members absent: Keila Buffington.  Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda. Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.


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


Steve Putz, Ken Baker, Zach Dillavou, Brad Jones, gave their monthly reports to the Board.


Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: review of the Iowa Department of Education, 2015 Legislative Session Summary, IASB letter, calendar of events, beginning of school schedule, TLC preview.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the July 13, 2015 regular meeting, open enrollments and personnel. After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve all consent agenda items. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

    Glenda Keough – Share with North Iowa Community School

    Julie Duncan – Paraprofessional

    Jacqlyn Douglas – Food Service


Sup’t Lehmann and Gary Ludwig reviewed the 2016 Legislative Priorities.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies:604, 604.1, 604.1­R1, 604.1­R2, 604.2, 604.3, 604.4, 604.5, 604.6. Cindy Carter moved to approve the policies as read. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed Superintendent/Board goals and strategic plan for the 2015­2016 school year. After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the goals as presented. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reported on the 2014­2015 adequate yearly progress report.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a sharing agreement with North Iowa Community School for the position of Nutrition Director. Eric Kingland moved to approve the agreement. Gary Ludwig seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nayes: none. Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed three change orders for the concession restroom facilities at Bolstorff Field. . After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve the change orders as presented. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed three change orders for the bus garage. After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the change orders as presented. Bruce Mielke seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.


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


After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Eric Kingland moved to approve the following statements. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.


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


The meeting adjourned at 7:44 P.M.


Dave Bartlett, President

Darwin Lehmann for Steve Rollefson