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September 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
Description:     
2. Roll Call
Description: 
Ashby____; Asbery___; Boldt___; Greathouse____; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

3. Open Public Hearing:  Fiscal Year 2020 District Budget
Description: 
4. Close Public Hearing
Description: 
5. Open Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Description: 
6. Public Input, Staff Input, Board Input
Description: 
6.A. Special Needs Transition Program - Mrs. Schutte
6.B. Invictus Academy Presentation
Description: 
7. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
7.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report – August 31, 2019

Beginning checking balance of $7,781,921.39
Revenue of $734,044.73
Payroll and Benefits $900,934.98
Total Expenditures of $1,282,764.16
Checking balance end of month $7,233,201.96
Savings and investments end of month $1,855,749.35
Total cash balance end of month $9,088,951.31
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,977.67)
Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $9,085,973.64

Vocational Account 
Vocational fund beginning balance of $145,934.05
Revenue of $17,091.22
Expenditures of $1,396.57
Balance end of month $161,628.70

Activity Funds 

Activity fund beginning balance of $317,642.35
Revenue of $10,629.06
Expenditures of $33,908.41
Balance end of month $294,363.00

Financial Reports – Payroll, Bills, & P-Card

Payroll for September 10, 2019 was in an amount of $289,753.11, which included $15,042.08 above
contracted amounts. 

Bills were reviewed in an amount of $333,601.64

The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $13,353.69
8. Administrative Reports
Description:  Principal's Report and Superintendent's Report

8.A. Principal's Report
Description:  Mr. Fatheree will present his Principal's Report to The Board.
8.B. Superintendent's Report
Description:  Mr. Fritchtnitch will present his Superintendent's report to The Board.

9. Old Business
Description: 
9.A. Consideration of Window Solar Film bid
Description: 
10. New Business
Description: 
10.A. Consideration of AGE Powerhouse Equipment
10.B. Consideration of Innovative Facilities Solutions Lighting Retro-fit
10.C. Consideration of Alexis McKinney RLC Observation
Description: 
11. Consent Agenda Action Items
Description:   "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"   

11.A. Minutes:  Regular Open Board Minutes, August 19, 2019
11.B. Minutes:  Regular Closed Board Minutes, August 19, 2019
11.C. Second and Final Consideration of Policy Updates from the Illinois Association of School Boards, Issue (94, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101.)
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Second and Final Consideration of Policy Updates from the Illinois Association of School Boards, Issue (94, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101.)
11.D. Review of Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment Board Policy 7:180
11.E. Trips
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the FCCLA field trip to Springfield, Il as presented. 

Recommendation is to approve the Drama Club field trip to Bloomington, IL as presented.

Recommendation is to approve the FFA field trip to Indianapolis, IN as presented.

Recommendation is to approve the Bass Team field trip to Osage Beach, MO as presented.
11.F. 2019-2020 Coach's List
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Coach's list for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.
11.G. Treasurer's Report August 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the August 2019 treasurer's report as reviewed by the finance committee.
11.H. Financial Reports and Bills August 2019
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.   

Ashby____; Asbery___; Boldt___; Greathouse____; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved___ Disapproved___ Abstained___ Absent___

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 

12. Executive Closed Session

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

The setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body. 5ILCS 120/2(c)(6)

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).
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).

The setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body. 5ILCS 120/2(c)(6)

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).


Ashby____; Asbery___; Boldt___; Greathouse____; 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.
 
Ashby____; Asbery___; Boldt___; Greathouse____; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____
 
Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
 
13. Action Items
13.A. Appointment of School Board Delegate for Chicago Tri-Conference
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Appointment of  __________ as School Board Delegate for Chicago Tri-Conference for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ___ and seconded by ___ to approve the Appointment of  __________ as School Board Delegate for Chicago Tri-Conference for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.   

Ashby___; Asbery___; Boldt __; Greathouse___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved___ Disapproved___ Abstained___ Absent___

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 

13.B. Adoption of District Budget for Fiscal Year 2020
Description:  Recommendation was to adopt the District Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 as discussed and as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to adopt the District Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 as discussed and as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

13.C. Adoption of Area Vocational Center Budget for Fiscal Year 2020
Description:  Recommendation was to adopt the Area Vocational Center Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 as discussed and as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to adopt the Area Vocational Center Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 as discussed and as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

13.D. Frederick Oehm, Sr. Scholarship Topics
Description:  Included in the board packet is the Oehm Scholarship topics. This is a standard annual action by the board to approve one of the suggested topic for a student essay based scholarship contest. Later in the year the winners are selected by a committee and recommended to the board for approval of scholarship recipients. 


Recommendation is to approve one of the selections of the Frederick Oehm Scholarship topic suggested by the Mt. Vernon Township High School Student Council for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the selection of the Frederick Oehm Scholarship topic suggested by the Mt. Vernon Township High School Student Council for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

Ashby___; Asbery___; Boldt __; Greathouse___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

14. Employment

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

Recommendation is to approve the amended employment of Robert Kiefer as Dean Truancy Advocate for the 2019 - 2020 school year from A-2 to E-2 total amount $42,478.00

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the amended employment of Robert Kiefer as Dean Truancy Advocate for the 2019 - 2020 school year from A-2 to E-2 total amount $42,478.00 presented.

Ashby___; Asbery___; Boldt __; Greathouse___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Mike Davis as the volunteer wrestling coach for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.


May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Mike Davis as the volunteer wrestling coach for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

Ashby___; Asbery___; Boldt __; Greathouse___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Aidan Ezell for the Assistant Speech and Acting Coach position for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Aidan Ezell for the Assistant Speech and Acting Coach position for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

Ashby___; Asbery___; Boldt __; Greathouse___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

15. 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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