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September 21, 2020 at 6:45 PM - 3rd Monday

Agenda
1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
2. Roll Call
Description: 
Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____
3. Open Public Hearing:  Fiscal Year 2021 District/ AVC Budget
4. Close Public Hearing
5. Open Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
6. Public Input, Staff Input, Board Input
7. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
7.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report - August 31, 2020
Beginning checking balance of $8,206,513.94
Revenue of $870,472.34
Payroll and Benefits $985,566.39
                     Total Expenditures of $1,432,502.88
Checking balance end of month $7,705,647.59
Savings and investments end of month $1,434,539.32
Total cash balance end of month $9,140,186.91
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,977.67)
                    Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $9,137,209.24
             
      Vocational Account 
Vocational fund beginning balance of $128,834.64
            Revenue of $14,653.78
            Expenditures of $1,125.57
Balance end of month $142,362.85

 Activity Funds  
            Activity fund beginning balance of $347,064.43
            Revenue of $7,967.93
            Expenditures of $6,008.19
Balance end of month $349,024.17


Financial Reports - Payroll, Bills, & P-Card
            Payroll for September 10, 2020 was in an amount of $326,099.73, which included $7,129.19 above contracted amounts. 

            Bills were reviewed in an amount of $535,753.24
           
            The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $21,507.88
7.B. Building Committee
8. Administrative Reports
8.A. Superintendent's Report
Description: 
Melanie Andrews will present her report to The Board.
8.B. Principal's Report
Description: 
Mr. Fatheree will present his report to The Board.
9. Consent Agenda Action Items
Description: 
 "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"     
 
9.A. Resignations/ Retirement
Description: 
Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Study Hall Supervisory Aide KayCee Hale.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Administrative Assistant Shaya Jackson.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Assistant Girls Track Coach Zeke Light.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Nurse Abi Gregg.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of part-time cook Michelle Springer.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Part-Time Law Enforcement Instructor Neil Sloan.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of cook Francine Zedalis.
9.B. Minutes: Closed Board Minutes, August 17th, 2020.
Description: 
Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for August 17, 2020.
  
9.C. Minutes: Regular Open Board Minutes, August 17th,  2020
Description: 
Recommendation is to approve the Regular Open Board Minutes for August 17th, 2020.
9.D. COVID-19 Sports Policy
Description: 
Recommendation to approve the revised COVID-19 Sports Policy for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.
9.E. Second and Final Consideration of Policy Updates from the Illinois Association of School Boards, Issue 104 and 105.
Description: 
Recommendation to approve the Second and Final Consideration of Policy Updates from the Illinois Association of School Boards, Issue 104 and 105.
9.F. Treasurer's Report FY21
Description: 
Recommendation is to approve the FY21 Treasurer's Report as reviewed by the finance committee.
     
9.G. Financial Reports and Bills September 2020
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 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___ 
10. Action Items
1.  Early Graduation Request
2.  Adoption of District Budget
3.  Adoption of the Area Vocational Center Budget
4.  Oehm Scholarship topics
5.  Naming rights for the Recording Studio
6.  Sub rate pay for Paraprofessionals
7. Tennis Court Bid
Description: 
Recommendation is to approve the early graduation for Ellie James at the end of the 1st semester for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the early graduation for Ellie James at the end of the 1st semester 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 approve the Adoption of District Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 as discussed and as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Adoption of District Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 as discussed and as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the Adoption of the Area Vocational Center Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 as discussed and as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Adoption of the Area Vocational Center Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 as discussed and as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


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 2020-2021 school year as presented. 



May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve one of the selections of the Frederick Oehm Scholarship topic suggested by the Mt. Vernon Township High School Student Council 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 approve the naming rights for the Schweinfurth Recording Studio in the Fine Arts Wing.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the naming rights for the Schweinfurth Recording Studio in the Fine Arts Wing.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the sub rate pay for Paraprofessionals to $80.00 per day for the 2020-2021 as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the sub rate pay for Paraprofessionals to $80.00 per day for the 2020-2021 as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the Tennis Court Base Bid for Shores Builders in the amount of $695,000.00 plus alternate 3 bid of $38,300.00 for lime soil.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Tennis Court Base Bid for Shores Builders in the amount of $695,000.00 plus alternate 3 bid of $38,300.00 for lime soil.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
 
11. Executive Closed Session
The appointment, employment compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the District 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).

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. 5ILCS 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).

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. 5ILCS 120/2(c)(2).

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 _____
 
12. Action as a Result of Closed Session
1.  MOU for the MHCA Agreement
2.  MOU for the ESP Agreement
3.  MOU for the MHEA
Description: 
Recommendation is to approve the MOU for the MHCA Agreement for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the MOU for the MHCA Agreement 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 approve the MOU for the ESP Agreement for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the MOU for the ESP Agreement 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 approve the MOU for the MHEA Agreement for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the MOU for the MHEA Agreement for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

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

Recommendation is to approve Brandon Anderson as Custodian for the 2020-2021 school year as presented. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Brandon Anderson as Custodian 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 approve Keisha Gonzalez as Administrative Assistant of Invictus Academy for the 2020-2021 school year at Lane A Step 2. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Keisha Gonzalez as Administrative Assistant of Invictus Academy for the 2020-2021 school year at Lane A Step 2.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Lou Ann Foreman for Study Hall Supervisor for the 2020-2021 school year at Lane A Step 5.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____to approve Lou Ann Foreman for Study Hall Supervisor for the 2020-2021 school year at Lane A Step 5.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Sara Crews as Head Volleyball Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____to approve Sara Crews as Head Volleyball Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Mikala Williams as Assistant Volleyball Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____to approve Mikala Williams as Assistant Volleyball Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Tara Heinzmann for the Nurse position for the 2020-2021 school year at $40,000.00.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____to approve Tara Heinzmann for the Nurse position for the 2020-2021 school year at $40,000.00.


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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Dacoda Staley for the Temporary Custodian position for the 2020-2021 school year.

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____to approve Dacoda Staley for the Temporary Custodian position for the 2020-2021 school year.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
 
14. 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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