Forest City Board of Education

Regular Meeting October 12, 2015


Regular Meeting


October 12, 2015

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on October 12, 2015 at 6:30 P. M. in the District Office.

 

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the president, Bruce Mielke.                   

 

Members present: Bruce Mielke, Cindy Carter, Dave Bartlett, Jesse Olson, Keila Buffington, Eric Kingland. Members absent: Pat Hobbs. 

 

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

 

Beth Clouse spoke to the Board about Standard Based Learning.

 

Bruce Mielke gave the President’s report and additional comments to the Board.

 

Zach Dillavou and Ken Baker gave their reports to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: middle school rounds visit, IASB Digital Campus, FFA thank you, Iowa Educators Consortium, IASB webinar series, board orientation process, IASB conference, board calendar.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the September 14, 2015 regular meeting, open enrollment requests, and employment. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items. Jesse Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Secretary Rollefson reviewed the Financial Forecast Information and Unspent Balance Report.

 

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

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 402.10, 402.10-E1, 402.10-E2, 402.10-E3, 402.10-E4, 504.7, 504.7-R1, 504.7-R2, 504.8, 504.8-E, 504.9, 504.10, 504.11, 504.12.  Dave Bartlett moved to waive the second reading and adopt as read. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nays: none. Abstained: Jesse Olson Carried.

 

Secretary Rollefson reviewed the 2014-2015 Certified Annual Report, Special Education Report and Annual Transportation Report for the Forest City Community School District. After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the reports. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the following statements. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried. 

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Cindy Carter moved to approve the following for payment. Jesse Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried. 

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:31 P.M.

 

Bruce Mielke, President

Steven J. Rollefson, BS/BM