August

 Regular Meeting

 

August 14, 2017

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on August 14, 2017 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, Pat Hobbs, Eric Kingland, Keila Buffington, and Jesse Olson.  Members absent: None.

Cindy Carter acted as temporary board secretary in Sec. Meinders absence.

 

Keila Buffington moved to approve the agenda.  Eric Kingland seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Bruce Mielke gave the President’s report and additional comments to the Board. Brad Jones, Mike VanOort, Zach Dillavou, and Ken Baker gave their monthly reports to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: Thank you from IASB, Time Clock Guidelines, Beginning of the Year Schedule, calendar items, Voted PPEL update, Meningitis (Meningococcal) vaccination requirements, and legislative meetings.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the July 10, 2017 Regular Meeting and the August 92017 workshop, open enrollments, enrollment requests, and personnel.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

Personnel Items:

  New teacher compensation, $250 per day for 4 days

  Jennifer Lewis - Nutrition - 5 hours per day

  Tyler Wedemeier - Middle School Volleyball Coach

        

Sup’t Lehmann along with Kingland Construction provided the Board with a construction update of the Hanson Family Fine Arts Center.

 

Sup’t Lehmann along with Kristin Heidemann updated the board on the branding process.  Dave Bartlett moved to approve the branding recommendation as presented.   Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays:  none.  Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 203, 203.1, 203.2, 203.3, 203.4, 203.5.  Pat Hobbs moved to approve the policies as read.  Dave Bartlett seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven. Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reported on the Rotary Mitten Fund and its beneficial usage over the past year.

 

Mr. Andy Buffington, Director of the Winnebago & Hancock County Emergency Management, presented the Mitigation Plan for the District.

 

Sup’t Lehmann and Directors discussed the Superintendent and Board Goals for 2017-18.  Jesse Olson moved to approve the goals.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

The updated elementary handbook was presented.  Cindy Carter moved to approve the handbook as presented.    Jesse Olson seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

After reviewing the monthly bills, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the following for payment as presented.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Eric Kingland abstained.  Carried. 

 

Pat Hobbs moved to adjourn the meeting.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: seven.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:00 P.M.

 


Bruce Mielke, President                                    


Cindy Carter, Temporary Board Secretary