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October 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM - 3rd Monday

Agenda
1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
Description:     
2. Roll Call
Description: 
Asbery___; Ashby___; Boldt___; Greathouse___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____
      
3. Open Public Hearing:  Tuition Waiver/ E-Learning Program
4. Close Public Hearing
5. Open Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
6. Public Input, Staff Input, Board Input
Description:  Presentations
A. Technology Report - Butch Wilson to present
7. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
7.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report - September 30, 2020
Beginning checking balance of $7,705,647.59
Revenue of $5,524,843.25
Payroll and Benefits $1,071,735.76
                     Total Expenditures of $1,719,087.96
Checking balance end of month $11,511,402.88
Savings and investments end of month $1,435,005.61
Total cash balance end of month $12,946,408.49
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,977.67)
                    Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $12,943,430.82
             
      Vocational Account 
Vocational fund beginning balance of $142,362.85
            Revenue of $2,393.30
            Expenditures of $6,907.63
Balance end of month $137,848.52

 Activity Funds  
            Activity fund beginning balance of $349,024.17
            Revenue of $4,752.62
            Expenditures of $9,177.45
Balance end of month $344,599.34


Financial Reports - Payroll, Bills, & P-Card
            Payroll for October 10, 2020 was in an amount of $327,060.25, which included $9,051.26 above contracted amounts. 

            Bills were reviewed in an amount of $559,017.36
           
            The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $17,853.66
 
7.B. Building Committee
Description:  Melanie Andrews will be presenting the Building and Grounds report to the Board.
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 School Social Worker Mary Friess.

Recommendation is to approve the retirement of Custodian David Lowery effective immediately.  
9.B. Minutes:  Special Board Minutes, September 28, 2020
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Minutes for September 28, 2020.
9.C. Minutes: Closed Board Minutes, September 28, 2020
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for September 28, 2020.
  
9.D. Minutes:  Special Board Meeting Minutes, October 5, 2020
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Meeting Minutes from October 5, 2020.
9.E. Minutes:  Closed Board Minutes, October 5, 2020
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for October 5, 2020.
 
9.F. Fall Coaches
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the 2021 Fall Coaches List for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.
9.G. IASB Delegate
Description:  Recommendation is approve Terry Knowles as the IASB delegate for the Joint Annual Conference in November 2020.
9.H. Acceptance of the FY 2020 District Audit and Finanical Report
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the adoption of the FY 2020 District Audit and Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2020 as presented at the Finance Committee Meeting.
9.I. Acceptance of the FY 2020 Area Vocational Center Audit and Financial Report
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Acceptance of the FY 2020 Area Vocational Center Audit and Financial Report for FY 2020 school year as presented.
9.J. Treasurer's Report FY20
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the FY20 Treasurer's Report as reviewed by the finance committee.
     
9.K. Financial Reports and Bills October 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. Executive Closed Session
The appointment, employment compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the District 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).
 
Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting. 5 ILCS 120/2(cX11).
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).

Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting. 5 ILCS 120/2(cX11).

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 _____
 
11. Action Items
1.  Professional Services Contract
2.  Tuition Waiver
3.  E-Learning Days
4.  Rylan Ashby Scholarship
5.  GFI quote
6.  Course Proposals
7.  Approval of Resolution
8.  Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Services
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the professional services contract from Round Table Design on the tennis courts.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the professional services contract from Round Table Design on the tennis courts.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the application of waiver for tuition for children and dependents of Mt. Vernon Township High School full time employees.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the application of waiver for tuition for children and dependents of Mt. Vernon Township High full time School employees.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the use of E-Learning days in place of Emergency days.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the use of E-Learning days in place of Emergency days.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the Rylan Ashby Career and Technical Scholarship Resolution.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Rylan Ashby Career and Technical Scholarship Resolution.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the GFI quote as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the GFI quote as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____



Recommendation is to approve the Course Proposals for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to obtain the Course Proposals for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the Resolution Authorizing Filing of Request to Intervene as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Resolution Authorizing Filing of Request to Intervene as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to obtain Commercial Real Estate appraisal services from Mike MaRous as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to obtain Commercial Real Estate appraisal services from Mike MaRous as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

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

Recommendation is to approve Alex Gentles as Assistant Football Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Alex Gentles as Assistant Football 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 Lori Miller as Cook for the 2020-2021 school year.
May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Lori Miller as Cook for the 2020-2021 school year.


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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
13. 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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