November


 

 Regular Meeting

November 13, 2017


The Board of Directors of the Forest City Community School District met for a regular meeting on November 13, 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, and Jesse Olson.  Members absent: Keila Buffington, Pat Hobbs, and Eric Kingland.

 


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

 


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

 


High School Principal, Ken Baker and Middle School Principal, Zach Dillavou gave their monthly reports to the Board.

 


Keila Buffington entered the meeting at 6:48 p.m.

 


Sup’t Lehmann gave his monthly report to the Board, discussing the following items: Thank you's, new Computer Science expectations from the Department of Education, 


and upcoming events.

 


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the following consent agenda items: minutes of the October 9th Regular Meeting, open enrollments, and personnel.  After discussion, Cindy 



Carter moved to approve all consent agenda items.  Jesse Olson seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

                   Resignations        -        Larry Bates, Bus Route

-       Amanda Shirk, JV Football Cheer Sponsor

-       Ashley Ploeger, 7th Grade Volleyball Coach

-       Justin Uhlenhopp, Assistant Baseball Coach

 

                   Contracts             -        Rhonda Finer, Contract Adjustment

-       Jason Crail, MS Volleyball Practice Coach

-       Michael Bohl, MS Boys Basketball Practice Coach

-       Model and Mentor Teacher Supplemental Contracts

-       Justin Uhlenhopp, Head Softball Coach

        


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

 

Sup’t Lehmann shared an update of pending legislative issues.  Legislative Forum set for November 29th at 6:00 p.m.

 


Sup’t Lehmann reviewed the fundraising requests from the Fine Arts Patrons.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the fundraising request.  Cindy Carter 


seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nays: none. Carried.


 

Sup’t Lehmann and Sec. Meinders discussed certified enrollment numbers, unspent balance projections, enrollment forecast, and upcoming IPERS increase.

 

Sup’t Lehmann gave a first reading of the following Board policies:  205.5, 205.6, 205.7, 205.8, 205.9, 205.10, 205.11, 205.12, 402.10, 402.10-E1, 402.1-E2, 402.10-E3, 402.10-E4, 1008.1, and 1009.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the policies as read, with the exception of policy 1009 being its first reading.  Dave Bartlett seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried.

 

Presentation by the Forest City High School speech students was postponed to a future meeting.

 


Sup’t Lehmann presented an updated lease agreement with the Forest City YMCA for daycare needs.  After discussion, Keila Buffington moved to approve the lease as 


presented.  Jesse Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: four. Nays: none. Abstain: Bruce Mielke. Carried.

 


Sup’t Lehmann presented the Resolution for Modified Supplemental Amount for to the school budget review committee for all modified supplemental amount to which the 


district is entitled, estimated to be $0.00 for new students to the district, $114,683.40 for open enrollment out of the district not on the prior year’s count, and $1,467.62 for 


LEP instruction beyond the 5 years funded by the formula, for a total of $116,151.02.  After discussion, Cindy Carter moved to approve the resolution as presented.  Jesse 


Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nays: none. Carried.

 


Sup’t Lehmann presented an updated lease agreement with the Forest City Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development for usage of the Cooper Building.  After 


discussion, Dave Bartlett moved to approve the lease as presented. Jesse Olson seconded the motion. Ayes: five. Nays: none. Carried.

 

After reviewing the monthly financial statements. Dave Bartlett moved to approve the statements as presented. Cindy Carter seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried. 


After reviewing the monthly bills, Keila Buffington moved to approve the bills as presented.  Jesse Olson seconded the motion.  Ayes: five.  Nays: none.  Carried. 

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:28 P.M.

 

Bruce Mielke, President


Sara Meinders, Board Secretary