June 12th - Regular Meeting

Regular Meeting


June 12, 2017

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on June 12, 2017 at 6:31 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, Keila Buffington, Jesse Olson.  Members absent: Eric Kingland. 

 

Dave Bartlett moved to approve the agenda.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

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

 

Brad Jones and Chad Moore gave their monthly reports to the Board.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: Senior Awards Night, End-of-Year Documentation, and upcoming IASB meetings.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the May 8, 2017 Public Hearing and RegularMeeting, open enrollments and personnel. 

After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve all consent agenda items. Keila Buffington seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

                   

Michael Bohl – HS Baseball Practice Coach

Andrew Eastvold – Assistant Wrestling Coach

Resignation – Joyce Shropshire, Custodian

Resignation – Troy Thompson, Assistant Speech Coach

Resignation – Troy Hobscheidt, Head Golf Coach

 

Sup’t Lehmann updated the Board on the Hanson Family Fine Arts Center.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the final draft of Board Policy 402.2-R.  Dave Bartlett moved to approve the policy as read. Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following Board Policies: 201.1, 201.2, 201.3, 201.4, 201.5, 201.6, 201.7, 201.8. Keila Buffington moved to approve the policies as read. Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann presented the Legislative Priorities for 2018. Keila Buffington moved to approve the following priorities of the Board: Transportation Funding Equality, Foundation Formula Equalization, State Penny Extension, and Extending Operational Sharing.  Pat Hobbs seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the dairy and bread bids as submitted for the 2017-18 school year.  Pat Hobbs moved to approve Pan O’Gold’s submitted bread bid and A&E’s submitted milk bid.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion. Ayes: six.  Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the SAI Mentor and Induction program. After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the program as presented.  Keila Buffington seconded the motion. Ayes: six.  Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann presented to the Board a resolution ordering election on the question of levying and imposing a voter approved physical plant and equipment property tax and income surtax.  Upon review of presented resolution, Cindy Carter moved to approve.  Jesse Olson seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the District Developed Service Delivery Plan (DDSDP).  After discussion, Jesse Olson moved to approve the plan as presented.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

 

Sup’t Lehmann reviewed a lease agreement with the YMCA, a daycare provider.  After discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the lease agreement as presented.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.   Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Abstained: Bruce Mielke. Carried.

 

 

Sup’t Lehmann presented sharing agreement between Forest City Community School and North Iowa Community School District for the 2017-18 school year.  Districts will share Forest City’s Transportation Director and Business Manager, while North Iowa will share their Human Resources Director.  Pat Hobbs motioned to accept sharing agreements as presented.  Jesse Olson seconded the motion.  Ayes: six.  Nays: None. Carried. 

 

Sup’t Lehmann presented to the board the need to transfer $40,000 from the general fund to the activity fund for the 2016-17 fiscal year as allowed by Iowa Code 280.13 with approval of the Board required by the State of Iowa.  Keila Buffington moved to approve the transfer.  Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: six. Nays: none. Carried.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:08 p.m.

 

 

Bruce Mielke, President                         

Sara Meinders, Board Secretary

 

 

The Forest City CSD Board of Education entered into closed session to evaluate the superintendent and boardsecretary/business manager pursuant to the Iowa Code 21.5(1)(a).