July 11th

July 11th
Regular Meeting


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 July 11, 2016 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, Pat Hobbs, Eric Kingland, Keila Buffington, Jesse Olson. Members absent: Dave Bartlett.

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

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

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board on the following items: IASB Convention, Summer Food Program, Iowa Great Places Grant Recipient, Legislative Open House, and the Food Service Annual Summary.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the June 13, 2016 regular meeting and June 30, 2016 special meeting, open enrollments and personnel. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve all consent agenda items. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Katelyn Osterman – HS Social Studies Instructor 

Katelyn Osterman – Flags Coach 

Camie Kibbee - Assistant HS Volleyball Coach 

Camie Kibbee - Assistant HS Track Coach 

Eric Kingland left the meeting. Sup’t Lehmann presented a 28E agreement between the Forest City Community School District and The City of Forest City for the Forest City Fine Arts Center. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the Forest City Performing Arts Complex 28E Agreement as presented. Pat Hobbs seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann presented a Management-Use Agreement between Mayes Education d/b/a Waldorf University and the City of Forest City and the Forest City Community School District. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the Management–Use Agreement as presented. Jesse Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Carried. Eric Kingland re-entered the meeting.

Sec. Meinders presented to the board a list of submitted request for proposals from potential auditors for the annual audit for three years ending June 30, 2018Eric Kingland moved to approve Schnurr and Company as the district’s auditor. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 606.2, 606.2-E1, 606.2- R1, 902.1, 902.2, 902.3, 902.4, 902.6, 902.7, 902.8, 902.9, 902.10, 902.11, 902.11-R, and 902.12. Pat Hobbs moved to approve the policies as presented. Jesse Olson seconded. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann discussed the need to appoint Level I, Alternate Level I and Level II Investigators. After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to appoint Doug Jensen as Level I Investigator, Tom Montgomery as Alternate Level I Investigator and Kathy Reilly as Level II Investigator. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Eric Kingland moved to appoint Jim Hanks of Ahlers and Cooney P.C. as the school attorney. Jesse Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Sec. Meinders set the depository banks as Manufacturer’s Bank and Trust with a depository limit of $11,000,000 and ISJIT with a depository limit of $25,000. After discussion Keila Buffington moved to approve depositories as presented. Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the 2016-2017 Professional Development Plan. After discussion, Eric Kingland moved to approve the plan as presented. Pat Hobbs seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the elementary school handbook for the 2016-17 school year. After discussion, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the handbook. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the middle school handbook for the 2016-17 school year. After discussion,Jesse Olson moved to approve the handbook. Eric Kingland seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the high school handbook for the 2016-17 school year. After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the handbook. Jesse Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Jesse Olson 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 August 2016 regular meeting will be held on August 15th as it was nconvenient to hold on the regular meeting date of August 8th.

The meeting adjourned at 7:43 P.M.