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August 20, 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. Administrative Reports
Description: 
3.A. Dr. Osborne Room
Description:  Discussion on location and dedication date for the Dr. Osborne Room.
3.B. Principal's Board Report
Description:  Mr. Fatheree will present his Board Report.
3.C. Student Service Presentation
Description:  Student Services would like to present the results of SAT data.
4. Consent Agenda Action Items
Description:   "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"   
   
4.A. Minutes: Special Open Board Minutes, August 6, 2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Open Board Minutes for August 6, 2018.
4.B. Minutes: Special Closed Board Minutes, August 6, 2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Closed Board Minutes for August 6, 2018
   
4.C. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
4.C.1) Finance Committee
Description:  Finance Committee Report 
Treasurer’s Report - July 31st, 2018
Beginning checking balance of $7,214,743.02
Revenue of $572,881.31
Payroll and Benefits $740,493.45
TAW Payment $0.00
Total Expenditures of $1,264,841.38
Transfers $0.00
PMA Investment Transfer of $0
Ending checking balance July 31st, 2018 of $6,522,782.95
Ending savings and investments July 31st, 2018 of $2,875,742.69
Total cash balance July 31st, 2018 of $9,398,525.64
Total outstanding liabilities July 31st, 2018 of $31,585.83
Total unencumbered fund balance July 31st, 2018 of $9,430,111.47

Activity Funds
Activity fund beginning balance of $273,164.65
Revenue of $16,117.59
Expenditures of $9,826.19
Ending balance July 31st, 2018 of $279,456.05

Vocational Account
Vocational fund beginning balance of $320,556.03
Revenue of $217.13
Expenditures of $3,408.85
Ending balance July 31st, 2018 of $317,364.31

Financial Reports – Bills and Payroll

Payroll for August 5, 2018 was in an amount of $89,110.80, which included
$9,940.57 above contracted amounts.
Bills were reviewed in an amount of $370,523.92
4.C.2) Building Committee
Description: 
Bullet Points of Building Committee Meeting
1. Updates on ground work and contractor meeting set for August 16, 2018
2. Discussed campus and athletic signage and business support for respective
signs
3. Updates regarding Original Building demolition and site renovation, Reviewed
RFP for Storage Facility
4. Discussed building matrix and updating as needed.
4.D. Laura Woods' Retirement Letter
Description:  For the approval of Laura Woods' irrevocable letter of retirement.
4.E. Resignations
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Study Hall Supervisor Grayling Townsend.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of CNA Instructor John Walker.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Special Education Teacher Chrystal Lee.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Physical Plant Operations Maintenance Staff Member Kerry Robertson effective as of September 8, 2018.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Paraprofessional Dayla Wingo.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Softball Coach William England.

4.F. Trips
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the FFA State Horse Evaluation in Kewanee, Illinois as presented.

Recommendation is to approve the FBLA trip to Springfield, IL as presented.


4.G. Treasurer's Report July 2018
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the July 2018 treasurer's report as reviewed by the finance committee.

     
4.H. Financial Reports and Bills July 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___ 

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

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).


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 _____
6. Action Items
6.A. Tentative District Budget and AVC Budget for Fiscal Year 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Tentative District Budget  and AVC Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 to be placed on public display for the next 30 days and the setting and notice of a public hearing for the adoption of the 2019 budget on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6:45 pm.

May I have a motion to approve?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the Tentative District Budget and AVC Budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to be placed on public display for the next 30 days and the setting and notice of a public hearing for the adoption of the 2018 budget on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6:45 pm.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
     
6.B. Establishment of a Public Hearing for the Purposes of Adoption of the FY 2019 Budget
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Establishment of a Public Hearing for the Purposes of Adoption of the FY 2019 Budget on September 24, 2018 at 6:45 pm, prior to the regularly scheduled board meeting. 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the Establishment of a Public Hearing for the Purposes of Adoption of the FY 2019 Budget on September 24, 2018 at 6:45 pm, prior to the regularly scheduled board meeting. 

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
     
6.C. Discussion and Approval of Early Dismissal Calendar 
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Early Dismissal Calendar.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the Early Dismissal Calendar.

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

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

    
7. Administrator and Director Contract Approval
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Administrator and Director contract. 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the Administrator and Director contract. 

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

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

    
8. Exempt Support Personnel Raises
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Exempt Support Personnel raises for the following: 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the recommendation of Exempt Support Personnel raises for the following:

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

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

    
9. Employment Certified
All employments are contingent on proper paperwork (I-9, Background Checks etc.) being completed and turned in.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the employment of Susan Russell as the full time Math Teacher teacher for the 2018 - 2019 school year at Lane B, Step 6 as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by_ and seconded by_ to approve the employment of Susan Russell as the full time Math teacher for the 2018 -2019 school year at Lane B, Step 6 as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the employment of Corinne Young as the full time CNA Instructor for the 2018-2019 school year at Lane A, Step 6 as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by_ and seconded by_ to approve the employment of Corinne Young as the full time CNA Instructor for the 2018-2019 school year at Lane A, Step 6 as presented.

Asbery_; Boldt_; Elliott;_; Fairchild_; Kassner_; Knowles_; Flanigan_

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the employment of Jonathan Loucks as the Full Time 1:1 Technology Instructional Coach the 2018-2019 school year at Lane C, Step 4 and paying his 7th Period preparation as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Jonathan Loucks as the Full Time 1:1 Technology Instructional Coach the 2018-2019 school year at Lane C, Step 4 and paying his 7th Period preparation as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____



Recommendation is to approve the employment of Holly Emery Hardin as the full time paraprofessional for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the MHCA Contract Appendix A, Step 2 as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Holly Emery Hardin as the full time paraprofessional for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the MHCA Contract Appendix A, Step 2 as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____



Recommendation is to approve the employment of Hannah Finney as the full time paraprofessional for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the MHCA Contract Appendix A, Step 1 as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by __ and seconded by__ to approve the employment of Hannah Finney as the full time paraprofessional for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the MHCA Contract Appendix A, Step 1 as presented.

Asbery_; Boldt __; Elliott; _; Fairchild_; Kassner _; Knowles _; Flanigan_

Recommendation is to approve the employment of Laura Mays as the full time paraprofessional for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the MHCA Contract Appendix A, Step ? as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by _and seconded by_ to approve the employment of Laura Mays as the full time paraprofessional for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the MHCA Contract Appendix A, Step ? as presented.

Asbery_; Boldt _; Elliott; _; Fairchild_; Kassner _; Knowles_; Flanigan_

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the employment of Aimee Evans as full time Special Education Teacher for the 2018/2019 school year at Lane C, Step 14 as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by_and seconded by_to approve the employment of Aimee Evans as full time Special Education Teacher for the 2018/2019 school year at Lane C, Step 14 as presented.

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____



10. Employment Non-Certified
Description:  All employments are contingent on proper paperwork (I-9, Background Checks etc.) being completed and turned in.

Recommendation is to approve the employment of Alyssa Spicuzza as Boys JV Soccer Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Alyssa Spicuzza as Boys JV Soccer Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.

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


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the employment of Linda Kueker as Cheerleader Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Linda Kueker as Cheerleader Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.

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


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

 
Recommendation is to approve the employment of Seth English as Assistant Football Coach for the
2018-2019 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Seth English as Assistant Football Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.


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


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the employment of Eric Bradford as Assistant Football Coach for the
2018-2019 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Eric Bradford as Assistant Football Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.

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


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the employment of Ron Bradford as Assistant Football Coach for the
2018-2019 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of Ron Bradford as Assistant Football Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.


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


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the employment of Faith Gilchrist as Cheerleader Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the employment of  Faith Gilchrist as Cheerleader Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.

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

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

 
Recommendation is to approve Bobby Demeritt as Volunteer Wrestling Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Bobby Demeritt as Volunteer Wrestling Coach for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.


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

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

Recommendation is to approve the employment of Cheryl Lindskog as the full time Cook/Helper l for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the ESP Contract Appendix A as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by _and seconded by_ to approve the employment of Cheryl Lindskog as the full time Cook/Helper l for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the ESP Contract Appendix A as presented.

Asbery_; Boldt _; Elliott; _; Fairchild_; Kassner _;Knowles_; Flanigan_


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the employment of Teresa Beasley as the full time Cook/Helper for the
2018 - 2019 school year on the ESP Contract Appendix A as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by _and seconded by_ to approve the employment of Teresa Beasley as the full time Cook/Helper l for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the ESP Contract Appendix A as presented.


Asbery_; Boldt _; Elliott; _; Fairchild_; Kassner _;Knowles_; Flanigan_


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

Recommendation is to approve the employment of Christopher Scott as the full time Cook/Helper for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the ESP Contract Appendix A as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by _and seconded by_ to approve the employment of Christopher Scott as the full time Cook/Helper l for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the ESP Contract Appendix A as presented.


Asbery_; Boldt _; Elliott; _; Fairchild_; Kassner _;Knowles_; Flanigan_


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

Recommendation is to approve the employment of Akeelia Nabors as the full time Cook/Helper for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the ESP Contract Appendix A as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by _and seconded by_ to approve the employment of Akeelia Nabors as the full time Cook/Helper l for the 2018 - 2019 school year on the ESP Contract Appendix A as presented.


Asbery_; Boldt _; Elliott; _; Fairchild_; Kassner _;Knowles_; Flanigan_


Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___


MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.A. Non-Certified Release from Employment
Description:  Recommendation is to release Head Softball Coach William England from his employment at Mt. Vernon Township High School effective August 20, 2018 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ___ and seconded by ___ to approve the release of Head Softball Coach William England from his employment at Mt. Vernon Township High School effective August 20, 2018 

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

Approved___ Disapproved___ Abstained___ Absent___

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 
   
11. 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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