June 13- Regular Meeting

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on June 13, 2016 at 6:30 P. M. in the District Office.

After a quorum was established the meeting was called to order by the president, Members present: Bruce Mielke, Cindy Carter, Dave Bartlett, Pat Hobbs, Eric
Kingland, Keila Buffington, Jesse Olson. Members absent: none.

Cindy Carter moved to approve the agenda. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion.

Steve Putz reported to the Board on the elementary year-end.

Mike Van Oort reported to the Board on the 2016-17 Teacher Leadership Plan and Clarity Data.

Sup’t Lehmann reported to the Board on the following items: correspondence, final 2017 Budget & Tax information, IASB Convention, Top of Iowa Art Show, Fine Arts Awards Night, Senior Awards Night, FCEA Retirement Tea, Speech Booklet, and FFA newsletter.

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the May 9, 2016 regular meeting and May 31, 2016 special meetings, open enrollments and  personnel. After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve all consent agenda items. Pat Hobbs seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

Scott Jackson – HS Girls Track – resignation

Megan Hedrington – HS Social Studies – resignation

Prentiss Hedrington – HS Physical Education – resignation

Cynthia Beach – MS/HS Art 

Sherri Lunning – Dance Team 

Glenda Keough – Food Service – combination of contracts

Jason Sopko – HS Head Girls Track 

Dan Rosacker – HS Guidance

Eric Kingland left the meeting at 7:18 p.m.

Sup’t Lehmann provided an update on the Forest City Performing Arts Complex. Eric Kingland returned to the meeting at the conclusion of the discussion regarding the new construction, the time was 7:21.

Eric Kingland moved to appoint Sara Meinders as the School Board

Secretary/Treasurer. Pat Hobbs seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none.

Carried. President Mielke administered the oath of office.

Cindy Carter moved to set 2017 Legislative Priorities to support transportation funding stabilization, foundation formula equalization, setting supplemental state aid, statewide penny,and opposing unfunded mandates. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion. Ayes: seven.

Keila Buffington moved to approve the technology purchase plan for 2016-17. Jesse Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

After reviewing the monthly financial statements, Pat Hobbs moved to approve the following statements. Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

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

Cindy Carter moved to adjourn the meeting. Dave Bartlett seconded the motion.

Closed Session:  The Forest City CSD Board of Education went into closed session to evaluate the superintendent pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(i).