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February 18, 2020 at 5:30 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:  1.  Social Studies Presentation
4. Reports of Board Committees
4.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report – January 31, 2020
Beginning checking balance of $11,966,437.33
Revenue of $2,678,783.26
Payroll and Benefits $829,132.70
Total Expenditures of $1,258,455.24
Checking balance end of month $13,386,765.35
Savings and investments end of month $1,872,458.81
Total cash balance end of month $15,259,224.16
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,977.67)
Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $15,256,246.49
              
Vocational Account 
Vocational fund beginning balance of $297,595.38
Revenue of $7,680.30
Expenditures of $173,259.42
Balance end of month $132,016.26

 Activity Funds  
Activity fund beginning balance of $319,070.77
Revenue of $16,067.00
Expenditures of $14,766.66
Balance end of month $320,371.11

 
Financial Reports – Payroll, Bills, & P-Card
Payroll for February 10, 2020 was in an amount of $286,982.04, which included $17,473.69 above
contracted amounts. 

Bills were reviewed in an amount of $658,360.11
           
The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $6,194.88
5. Administrative Reports
5.A. Superintendent's Report
5.B. Principal's Report
5.C. Assistant Principal Report
Description: 
6. Consent Agenda
Description:   "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"   

6.A. Minutes:  Regular Board Meeting Minutes, January 21, 2020
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes, January 21, 2020
6.B. Minutes:  Closed Meeting Minutes, January 21, 2020
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Meeting Minutes, January 21, 2020
6.C. Minutes: Special Board Meeting Minutes, February 4, 2020.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Meeting Minutes, February 4, 2020.
6.D. Minutes: Closed Board Meeting Minutes, February 4, 2020.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Meeting Minutes, February 4, 2020.
6.E. Trips
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Youth and Government field trip to Springfield on February 28th - March 1st, 2020 as presented. Recommendation is to approve the HOSA field trip to Springfield on March 22nd - March 25th, 2020 as presented. Recommendation is to approve the FFA field trip to Springfield on March 2nd - March 3rd, 2020 as presented. Recommendation is to approve the Bass Team trip to Birmingham on March 5th - March 8th, 2020 as presented.
6.F. Financial Reports and Bills January 2020
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the January 2020 financial reports and bills as reviewed by the finance committee.

Action on this item approves the financial report, bills, and payroll as reviewed by the finance committee.

6.G. Treasurer's Report January 2020
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the January 2020 treasurer's report 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 Items?  


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).
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. Old Business
8.A. Late start on inclement weather days
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the 10:00 am late start on inclement weather days when possible as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the 10:00 am late start on inclement weather days when possible as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
9. New Business
9.A. Authorize Superintendent to seek bids for baseball field, electrical, lightning and concession building construction.
Description:  Recommendation is to authorize Superintendent to seek bids for baseball/softball fields, electrical, lightning and concession building construction.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to authorize Superintendent to seek bids for baseball/softball fields, electrical, lightning and concession building construction.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10. Action Items
10.A. Early Graduation Application
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Early Graduation Application form as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Early Graduation Application form as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.B. 2020-2021 School Calendar
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the 2020-2021 school calendar as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the 2020-2021 school calendar as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.C. Non-Tenured Certified Staff Employment
Description:  Recommendation is to continue employment for the 1st to 2nd year teachers for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to continue employment for the 1st to 2nd year teachers for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

Asbery___; Ashby;____Boldt __; Greathouse; ___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____

Recommendation is to continue employment for the 2nd to 3rd year teachers for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to continue employment for the 2nd to 3rd year teachers for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

Asbery___; Ashby;____Boldt __; Greathouse; ___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to continue employment for the 3rd to 4th year teachers for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to continue employment for the 3rd to 4th year teachers for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

Asbery___; Ashby;____Boldt __; Greathouse; ___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to continue employment for the 4th year teachers to tenure status for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to continue employment for the 4th year teachers to tenure for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

Asbery___; Ashby;____Boldt __; Greathouse; ___; Kassner ___; Knowles ___; Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.D. Release of Non-Tenured Certified Staff
Description:  Recommendation is to non-renew, non-tenured, certified staff Erica Travelstead from their employment at Mt. Vernon Township High School. 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to non-renew, non-tenured, certified staff Erica Travelstead from their employment at Mt. Vernon Township High School. 

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to non-renew, non-tenured, certified staff Jonathon Loucks from their employment at Mt. Vernon Township High School. 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to non-renew, non-tenured, certified staff Jonathon Loucks from their employment at Mt. Vernon Township High School. 

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.E. Vocational Broadcasting System Stipend
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Vocational Broadcasting System as presented in the MHEA contract for the 2019-2020 school year being prorated.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve the Vocational Broadcasting System as presented in the MHEA contract for the 2019-2020 school year being prorated.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
11. Employment 
All employments are contingent on proper paperwork (I-9, Background Checks etc.) being completed and turned in.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve Brandon Childers as Assistant Softball 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 Brandon Childers as Assistant Softball Coach 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 Jean Jones for as JV/Assistant Varsity Soccer 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 Jean Jones for as JV/Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach 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 Robert Grider for Track and Field Assistant 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 Robert Grider for Track and Field Assistant Coach 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 Taryn Zapp for the English Teaching Position for the 2020-2021 school year at Lane A Step 7.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by_ and seconded by_ to approve Taryn Zapp for the English Teaching Position for the 2020-2021 school year at Lane A Step 7.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
Recommendation is to approve Chad Morgan as Assistant Softball 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 Chad Morgan as Assistant Softball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
12. 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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