Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - July 13, 2015


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on July 13, 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, Gary Ludwig, Eric Kingland, Cindy Carter. Members absent: Keila Buffington.  


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


Dave Bartlett gave the President’s report to the Board. 


Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: thank you cards, purchase of sanding truck.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the June 9, 2014 regular meeting, open enrollment, employment.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

    Sara Speer – H S/Elementary – Sp Ed Associate – 10,395


Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2015 legislative session and the impact of the veto of the $55 million one time funding. 


Sup’t Lehmann and Board members reviewed the 2016 legislative priorities.   After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the priorities.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 505.5-E1, 603.9, 603.9-R1, 603.9-R2, 603.9-R3, 603.9-R4, 603.9-R5, 603.10, 603.11.  After discussion, Cindy Carter move to approve the policies as read.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.   Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.         


Sup’t Lehmann discussed the need to appoint Level I, Alternate Level I and Level II Investigators.  After discussion, Gary Ludwig moved to appoint Doug Jenson as Level I Investigator, Tom Montgomery as Alternate Level I Investigator and Kathy Collins as Level II Investigator.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none. Carried.


Cindy Carter moved to appoint Steven J. Rollefson as the School Board Secretary/Treasurer for the 2015-2016 school year.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 


Gary Ludwig moved to appoint Jim Hanks as the School Board Attorney for the 2015-2016 school year.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.


Secretary Rollefson set the depository bank as Manufacturer’s Bank and Trust with a depository limit of $6,000,000.  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the depository.  Gary Ludwig seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2015-2016 Professional Development Plan.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the plan as presented.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the elementary school handbook for the 2015-16 school year.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the handbook.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the middle school handbook for the 2015-16 school year.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the handbook.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none. Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Health Care Academy, Concurrent Enrollment and on-line consortium agreements with NIACC. After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the guidelines.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried. 


After reviewing the monthly bills, Gary Ludwig 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.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.  


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


The meeting adjourned 7:48 P.M. 


Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM