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May 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
Description:     
2. Roll Call
Description:  Asbery___; Boldt___; Elliott___; Fairchild___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____
      
3. Public Input, Staff Input, Board Input
Description:  PLTW Engineering and Biomed Students

The Board of Education would like to recognize the following students for their outstanding accomplishments within their school organizations: Priyanka Kaushal (Student Council), Holly Maher (HOSA), and Gatlin Miller (FBLA). 
4. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
4.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Finance Committee 

Treasurer’s Report – April 30, 2018
Beginning checking balance of $ 8,298,347.13
Revenue of $1,192,938.69
Payroll and Benefits $825,771.84
Bills   $678,256.80
TAW Payment $0.00
Total Expenditures of $1,504,028.64
Transfers   $0
PMA Investment Transfer of $0
Ending checking balance April 30, 2018 of $8,087,242.00
Ending savings and investments April 30, 2018 of $3,957,133.62
Total cash balance April 30, 2018 of $12,044,375.62
Total outstanding liabilities April 30, 2018 of ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­$49,867.41
Total unencumbered fund balance April 30, 2018 of $12,057,710.23


Activity Funds – April 30, 2018
Activity fund beginning balance of $238,069.92
Revenue of $52,212.92
Expenditures of $33,788.61
Ending balance April 30, 2018 of $256,494.23


Vocational Account April 30, 2018, 2018
Vocational fund beginning balance of $156,127.16
Revenue of $1103.32
Expenditures of $0
Ending balance April 30, 2018, $ 157,230.48


Financial Reports – Bills and Payroll

Payroll for May 5, 2018 was in an amount of $92,280.31, which included $12,151.93 above contracted amounts. 

Bills were reviewed in an amount of $528,206.36

                        
4.B. Building Committee
Description: 
Bullet Points of Building Committee Meeting
  • Seth English presented 3-5 year Mt. Vernon East plan. 
  • Brian Rightnowar presented information regarding equipment, an update on the demolition of the old campus, the maintenance building, the acoustics in four classrooms, and campus trees. 
5. Administrative Reports
Description:  Kerry Hammond is getting dual credit certified for her Strength and Conditioning Class
6. Consent Agenda Action Items
Description:   "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"   
   
6.A. Minutes: Special Open Board Minutes, April 25, 2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Open Board Minutes for April 25, 2018.
6.B. Minutes: Special Closed Board Minutes, April 25, 2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Closed Board Minutes for April 25, 2018
6.C. Minutes: Special Open Board Minutes, May 14, 2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Open Board Minutes for May 14, 2018.
6.D. Minutes: Special Closed Board Minutes, May 14, 2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Closed Board Minutes for May 14, 2018
6.E. Final Calendar Approval 2017-2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the final calendar for the 2017-2018 school year as presented. 
6.F. Establishment of Regular Board of Education Meetings for 2018-2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the establishment of the calendar of regular Board of Education Meetings for 2018-2019 as presented.  
6.G. 12- Month Employee
Description:  Recommendation is to approve Emily Timmons for a 12-month contract. 
6.H. Change of June Meeting Date
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the June Regular Board of Education Meeting date from June 18th to June 25th.
 
6.I. Resignations
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Paraprofessional David Kingsley 
6.J. Trips
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the FBLA National Leadership Conference Trip to Baltimore, Marlyand as presented.

Recommendation is to approve the FBLA Summer Leadership Conference Trip to Springfield, Illinois as presented.

Recommendation is to approve the FFA Trip to Carbondale, Illinois as presented.

Recommendation is to approve the FCCLA Trip to Springfield, Illinois as presented.
6.K. Treasurer's Report April 2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the April 2018 treasurer's report as reviewed by the finance committee.
     
6.L. Financial Reports and Bills April 2018
Description:  Action on this item approves the financial report, bills, and payroll as reviewed by the finance committee.

"Does any Board Member wish to remove any of the Consent Agenda Items?"

"Is there any discussion regarding consent agenda items presented for approval?"

Recommendation is to approve the consent agenda items as presented.

May I have a motion to approve the Consent Agenda?  

Motion was made by ___ and seconded by ___ to approve the consent agenda items as presented.   

Asbery___; Boldt___; Elliott___; Fairchild___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved___ Disapproved___ Abstained___ Absent___

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 
7. Action Items
7.A. Tentative Amended Budget 2018 and Notice of Public Hearing
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the tentative amended budget 2018 to be placed on public display for the next 30 days and a notice of public hearing for adoption of the 2018 amended budget on June 25, 2018

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the tentative amended budget 2018 to be placed on public display for the next 30 days and a notice of public hearing for adoption of the 2018 amended budget on June 25, 2018

Asbery___; Boldt __; Elliott; ___; Fairchild___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___  

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 
7.B. School Resource Officer
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the contract with the city of Mt. Vernon for the School Resource Officer beginning the 2018-2019 school year as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the contract with the city of Mt. Vernon for the School Resource Officer beginning the 2018-2019 school year as presented. 

Asbery___; Boldt __; Elliott; ___; Fairchild___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___  

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 
7.C. Handbook Revision/Cell Phone Policy
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the revisions to the student handbook which includes cell phone policy. The Board will approve either Policy A or Policy B. The Board will move for either A or B, if that policy does not pass, then the board will make a motion for the other. Please understand that the policy that is approved is for all students. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the revisions to the student handbook which includes cell phone policy. The Board will approve either Policy A or Policy B. 

Asbery___; Boldt __; Elliott; ___; Fairchild___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___  

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 
8. Employment
Description:  Recommendation is to approve Taylor Evans as Director of Finance as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Taylor Evans as Director of Finance as presented. 

Asbery___; Boldt __; Elliott; ___; Fairchild___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___  


Recommendation is to approve Randi Davis as Assistant Volleyball Coach as presented.
 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of  Randi Davis as Assistant Volleyball Coach as presented. 

Asbery___; Boldt __; Elliott; ___; Fairchild___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___  

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Erica Gutierrez-Culpepper as Assistant Volleyball Coach as presented. 


May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Erica Gutierrez-Culpepper as Assistant Volleyball Coach as presented. 

Asbery___; Boldt __; Elliott; ___; Fairchild___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___  

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
9. Executive Closed Session
The appointment, employment compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the District 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).

Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representative, or
deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2).

Student disciplinary cases. 5 ILCS 120/2(cX9).

Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into
the minutes of the closed meeting. 5 ILCS 120/2(cX11).
Description:  May I have a motion to enter closed session?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by_____to approve moving into executive closed session at _____ p.m. in accordance with school board policy 2:220 – E2 items: 

The appointment, employment compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the District 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).

Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representative, or
deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2).

Student disciplinary cases. 5 ILCS 120/2(cX9).

Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into
the minutes of the closed meeting. 5 ILCS 120/2(cX11).

Asbery____;Boldt ___;Elliott ___;Fairchild___;Kassner  ____;Knowles ____;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
   

Motion was made by ____  and seconded by_____ to approve entering open session at  __p.m.
 
Asbery____;Boldt ___;Elliott___;Fairchild -__;Kassner  ____;Knowles ___;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10. Adjournment
 
Description:  May I have a motion for approval?
 
Motion was made by ____  and seconded by_______ to approve adjourning the meeting at  __p.m.
 
All in favor say Aye!
  
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