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November 18, 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:  A.  Science Presentation

4. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
4.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report – October 31, 2019
Beginning checking balance of $10,899,660.96
Revenue of $954,624.62
Payroll and Benefits $990,449.82
Total Expenditures of $1,929,257.32
Checking balance end of month $9,925,028.26
Savings and investments end of month $1,863,074.74
Total cash balance end of month $11,788,103.00
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,977.67)
Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $11,785,125.33

Vocational Account 
Vocational fund beginning balance of $149,377.03
Revenue of $264.87
Expenditures of $21,070.47
Balance end of month $128,571.43

Activity Funds  
Activity fund beginning balance of $311,833.19
Revenue of $68,037.26
Expenditures of $41,264.63
Balance end of month $338,605.82

Financial Reports – Payroll, Bills, & P-Card

Payroll for November 10, 2019 was in an amount of $293,377.59, which included $10,715.95 above contracted amounts. 

Bills were reviewed in an amount of $1,364,419.06
           
The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $14,588.01


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.
6. Consent Agenda
Description:   "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"   
   
6.A. Trips
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the field trip for Choir and Orchestra to Branson, MO from April 1, 2019 through April 4, 2019.
6.B. Minutes:  Closed Session minutes October 21, 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the closed sessions minutes from October 21, 2019.
6.C. Minutes:  Regular Board Meeting October 21, 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Regular Board Meeting minutes from October 21, 2019.
6.D. Minutes: Special Closed Board Minutes, November 11, 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Closed Board Minutes, November 11, 2019.
6.E. Minutes:  Special Closed Board Minutes November 12, 2019.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Closed Board Minutes November 12, 2019.
6.F. Resignations
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Jonathan Loucks from the FBLA sponsorship position.
6.G. Treasurer's Report November 2019
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the November 2019 treasurer's report as reviewed by the finance committee.
6.H. Financial Reports and Bills November 2019
Description:  Action on this item approves the financial report, bills, and payroll as reviewed by the finance committee.
6.I. Clerical Sub Pay
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the increase for Clerical Sub pay to $10.00 per hour.
6.J. Consideration of Policy Updates from the Illinois Association of School Boards, Issue 102
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the first consideration of Policy Updates from the Illinois Association of School Boards, Issue 102.

"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___; Ashby___; 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).

The setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body. 5 ILCS 120/2(C)(6)
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. Action Items
8.A. Tentative 2019 Tax Levy
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the 2019 tentative tax levy to be placed for public viewing and comment as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the 2019 tentative tax levy to be placed for public viewing and comment as presented.

Asbery____; Ashby___; Boldt ___; Greathouse____; Kassner  ____; Knowles ____; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

8.B. Approval of Executive Assistant/Secretary to the Board of Education Position
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the employment of Jennifer Echols as Executive Assistant to the Superintendent 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 employment of Jennifer Echols as Executive Assistant to the Superintendent for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

Asbery____; Ashby___; Boldt ___; Greathouse____; Kassner  ____; Knowles ____; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

8.C. District FOIA Officer
Description:  Recommendation is to approve Jennifer Echols as Freedom of Information Act Officer to replace Tyra Anderson.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Jennifer Echols as Freedom of Information Act Officer to replace Tyra Anderson.

Asbery____; Ashby___; Boldt ___; Greathouse____; Kassner  ____; Knowles ____; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

8.D. District Signatory Designee
Description:  Recommendation is to approve Jennifer Echols as District Signatory Designee on the Revolving and Activity Accounts to replace Tyra Anderson.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Jennifer Echols as District Signatory Designee on the Revolving and Activity Accounts to replace Tyra Anderson.

Asbery____; Ashby___; Boldt ___; Greathouse____; Kassner  ____; Knowles ____; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

8.E. Vocational Signatory Designee
Description:  Recommendation is to approve Jennifer Echols as Vocational Signatory Designee on the Vocational Account to replace Tyra Anderson.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Jennifer Echols as Vocational Signatory Designee on the Vocational Account to replace Tyra Anderson.

Asbery____; Ashby___; Boldt ___; Greathouse____; Kassner  ____; Knowles ____; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

8.F. IMRF Representative
Description:  Recommendation is to approve Jennifer Echols as IMRF Representative to replace Tyra Anderson.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Jennifer Echols as IMRF Representative to replace Tyra Anderson.

Asbery____; Ashby___; Boldt ___; Greathouse____; Kassner  ____; Knowles ____; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

9. Employment 
All employments are contingent on proper paperwork (I-9, Background Checks etc.) being completed and turned in.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve Gina Williamson as FBLA Assistant Sponsor as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by_ and seconded by_ to approve Gina Williamson as FBLA Assistant Sponsor as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Vimal Patel for the girls soccer coach for 2019-2020 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by_ and seconded by_ to approve Vimal Patel for the girls soccer coach for 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!
  
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