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October 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
Description:     
2. Roll Call
Description: 
Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____
      
3. Public Input, Staff Input, Board Input
Description: 
Presentations
A.  Pause for Applause - Metal of Merit (Boy Scouts of America)
B.  Julie Littlefair - School Report Card
C. Health/ Driver's Education/ Physical Education



4. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
4.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report – September 30, 2019
Beginning checking balance of $7,229,547.67
Revenue of $5,113,972.82
Payroll and Benefits $1,036,971.58
Total Expenditures of $1,443,859.53
Checking balance end of month $10,899,660.96
Savings and investments end of month $1,859,403.64
Total cash balance end of month $12,759,064.60
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,977.67)
Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $12,756,086.93

Activity Funds
Activity fund beginning balance of $294,363.00
Revenue of $28,442.85
Expenditures of $10,972.66
Balance end of month $311,833.19

Vocational Account
Vocational fund beginning balance of $161,628.70
Revenue of $104.30
Expenditures of $12,355.97
Balance end of month $149,377.03

Financial Reports – Bills and Payroll
Payroll for October 10, 2019 was in an amount of $281,528.94, which included $10,852.54 above contracted amounts. 

Bills were reviewed in an amount of $918,968.94
          
The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $25,060.90

5. Administrative Reports
5.A. Superintendent's Report
Description:  Mr. Fritchtnitch will present his report to The Board.
5.B. Principal's Report
Description:  Mr. Fatheree will present his report to The Board.
5.C. Building and Grounds Report
Description: 
6. Consent Agenda Action Items
Description:   "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"     

6.A. Resignations/ Retirement
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Custodian Timothy Smith.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Cook Teresa Beasley.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Color Guard Lea Mooney.
6.B. Minutes:  Special Board Minutes, October 15, 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Minutes for October 15, 2019.
6.C. Minutes: Closed Board Minutes, October 15, 2019.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for October 15, 2019.
  
6.D. Minutes:  Special Board Meeting Minutes, September 23, 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Meeting Minutes from September 23, 2019.
6.E. Minutes: Regular Open Board Minutes, September 16, 2019.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Regular Open Board Minutes for September 16, 2019.
6.F. Minutes:  Closed Board Minutes, September 16, 2019.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for September 16, 2019.

6.G. Trips
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the 2019 Bass Fishing trip from October 31, 2019 through November 2, 2019 as presented. Recommendation is to approve the 2019 FBLA Field Trip to Birmingham, AL from November 8, 2019 through November 10, 2019 as presented.

Recommendation is to approve the 2019 Student Council/ AP Literature/ FBLA Field Trip to St,Louis on September 26, 2019.

6.H. Treasurer's Report FY20
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the FY20 Treasurer's Report as reviewed by the finance committee.
     
6.I. Financial Reports and Bills September 2019
Description:  Action on this item approves the financial report, bills, and payroll as reviewed by the finance committee.

6.J. Acceptance of the FY 2019 District Audit and Financial Report
Description:  The recommendation is to approve the adoption of the FY 2019 District Audit and Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2019 as presented at the Finance Committee Meeting. 
 
6.K. Acceptance of the FY 2019 Area Vocational Center Audit and Financial Report
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Acceptance of the FY 2019 Area Vocational Center Audit and Financial Report for 2019-2020 school year as presented.
6.L. Authorize Superintendent to employ 2 1/2 additional food service personnel.
Description: 
6.M. Recommendation to approve Kathy Calvert for Rehearsal Accompanist for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.
Description: 
"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___ 


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

Asbery___; Ashby___; 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.
 
Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
 
8. New Business
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the salary increase for Jennifer Echols 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 the salary increase for Jennifer Echols for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the MHESP Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2019-2022.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the MHESP Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2019-2022.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Consideration of Property Sale Bid

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Property Sale Bid.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


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

Recommendation is to approve Amanda Headen as FCCLA Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Amanda Headen as FCCLA Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

Recommendation is to approve Amber Tieffel as Freshman Class Sponsor for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Amber Tieffel as Freshman Class Sponsor for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.   

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Tristan Penrod as Assistant 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 Tristan Penrod as Assistant Wrestling Coach for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

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!
  
11. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
Description:     
12. Roll Call
Description: 
Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____
      
13. Public Input, Staff Input, Board Input
Description: 
Presentations
A.  Pause for Applause - Metal of Merit (Boy Scouts of America)
B.  Julie Littlefair - School Report Card
C. Health/ Driver's Education/ Physical Education



14. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
14.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report – September 30, 2019
Beginning checking balance of $7,229,547.67
Revenue of $5,113,972.82
Payroll and Benefits $1,036,971.58
Total Expenditures of $1,443,859.53
Checking balance end of month $10,899,660.96
Savings and investments end of month $1,859,403.64
Total cash balance end of month $12,759,064.60
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,977.67)
Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $12,756,086.93

Activity Funds
Activity fund beginning balance of $294,363.00
Revenue of $28,442.85
Expenditures of $10,972.66
Balance end of month $311,833.19

Vocational Account
Vocational fund beginning balance of $161,628.70
Revenue of $104.30
Expenditures of $12,355.97
Balance end of month $149,377.03

Financial Reports – Bills and Payroll
Payroll for October 10, 2019 was in an amount of $281,528.94, which included $10,852.54 above contracted amounts. 

Bills were reviewed in an amount of $918,968.94
          
The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $25,060.90

15. Administrative Reports
15.A. Superintendent's Report
Description:  Mr. Fritchtnitch will present his report to The Board.
15.B. Principal's Report
Description:  Mr. Fatheree will present his report to The Board.
15.C. Building and Grounds Report
Description: 
16. Consent Agenda Action Items
Description:   "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"     

16.A. Resignations/ Retirement
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Custodian Timothy Smith.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Cook Teresa Beasley.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Color Guard Lea Mooney.
16.B. Minutes:  Special Board Minutes, October 15, 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Minutes for October 15, 2019.
16.C. Minutes: Closed Board Minutes, October 15, 2019.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for October 15, 2019.
  
16.D. Minutes:  Special Board Meeting Minutes, September 23, 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Meeting Minutes from September 23, 2019.
16.E. Minutes: Regular Open Board Minutes, September 16, 2019.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Regular Open Board Minutes for September 16, 2019.
16.F. Minutes:  Closed Board Minutes, September 16, 2019.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for September 16, 2019.

16.G. Trips
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the 2019 Bass Fishing trip from October 31, 2019 through November 2, 2019 as presented. Recommendation is to approve the 2019 FBLA Field Trip to Birmingham, AL from November 8, 2019 through November 10, 2019 as presented.

Recommendation is to approve the 2019 Student Council/ AP Literature/ FBLA Field Trip to St,Louis on September 26, 2019.

16.H. Treasurer's Report FY20
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the FY20 Treasurer's Report as reviewed by the finance committee.
     
16.I. Financial Reports and Bills September 2019
Description:  Action on this item approves the financial report, bills, and payroll as reviewed by the finance committee.

16.J. Acceptance of the FY 2019 District Audit and Financial Report
Description:  The recommendation is to approve the adoption of the FY 2019 District Audit and Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2019 as presented at the Finance Committee Meeting. 
 
16.K. Acceptance of the FY 2019 Area Vocational Center Audit and Financial Report
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Acceptance of the FY 2019 Area Vocational Center Audit and Financial Report for 2019-2020 school year as presented.
16.L. Authorize Superintendent to employ 2 1/2 additional food service personnel.
Description: 
16.M. Recommendation to approve Kathy Calvert for Rehearsal Accompanist for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.
Description: 
"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___ 


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

Asbery___; Ashby___; 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.
 
Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
 
18. New Business
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the salary increase for Jennifer Echols 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 the salary increase for Jennifer Echols for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the MHESP Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2019-2022.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the MHESP Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2019-2022.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Consideration of Property Sale Bid

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Property Sale Bid.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


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

Recommendation is to approve Amanda Headen as FCCLA Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Amanda Headen as FCCLA Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

Recommendation is to approve Amber Tieffel as Freshman Class Sponsor for the 2019-2020 school year as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Amber Tieffel as Freshman Class Sponsor for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.   

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Tristan Penrod as Assistant 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 Tristan Penrod as Assistant Wrestling Coach for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


20. 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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