Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting - June 8, 2015


This being the time and place specified for a public hearing on the appropriate use of computers, computer network systems and the internet, the President called for any written or oral objections.  There being none, the President declared the hearing closed.


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on June 8, 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, Cindy Carter, Bruce Mielke, Pat Hobbs.  Members absent: Gary Ludwig, Eric Kingland, Keila Buffington.  


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


Keila Buffington arrived at 6:32 P.M. 


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


Ken Baker, Zach Dillavou and Brad Jones presented their year end reports to the Board. 


Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board on the following items:  project updates on the bus garage and concession stand.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the May 11, 2015 regular meeting and May 26 & 28, 2015 special meetings, open enrollments and personnel.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.

    Sherri Lunning – Food Service – resignation

    Fran Smith – H S Paraprofessional – resignation

    Dan Rosacker – Interim Head Football 

    Ken Baker – Asst Football 

    Austin Pink – Asst Boys Track 

    Cindy Torkelson – Food Service 

    Allison Strommen – Food Service 

    Rosemarie Wicker – Food Service 


Sup’t Lehmann provided an update on the 2015 Legislative Session. 


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the dairy bids.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the bid from Hiland Dairy Foods.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the bread bids.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the bid from Pan O Gold.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried. 


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 603.2, 603.3, 603.4, 603.5, 603.6, 603.7, 603-7E1, 603.8, 603.8-E1, 603.8-E2, 606.2, 606.2-E1, 606.2-R1, 803.1-R.  Cindy Carter moved to adopt the policies as read.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays. none.  Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the SAI Mentoring and Induction Program.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the SAI Mentoring and Induction Program with SAI.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: five. Nays: none.  Carried. 


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Out of District transportation for Clear Lake (1 mile), Lake Mills (2 miles), Garner-Hayfield (2 miles), Ventura (2 miles), North Iowa (3 miles), Central Springs (2 miles), West Hancock (4 miles), Titonka (2 miles), and Algona (2 miles).  After discussion, Bruce Mielke moved to approve the transportation limits.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.        


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2015-2016 High School Handbook.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the handbook as presented.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried. 


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2015-2016 Alternative High School Handbook.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the handbook as presented.  Bruce Mielke seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the transportation guidelines for the 2015-2016 school year.  After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the guidelines as presented.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the Rotary Mitten fund and where the dollars were spent.


Sup’t Lehmann discussed the purchase of a 77 passenger Thomas Bus in the amount of 88,380.34.  After discussion,  Keila Buffington moved to approve the purchase.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried. 


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


After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the following statements.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.  


Cindy Cater moved to adjourn the meeting.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.


The meeting adjourned at 8:56 P.M. 

 

Dave Bartlett, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM