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November 16, 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. Public Input, Staff Input, Board Input
Description:  Foundation Grant Proposal Committee to present
 
4. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
 
4.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report - October 31, 2020
Beginning checking balance of $11,511,402.88
Revenue of $1,208,627.90
Payroll and Benefits $1,090,526.23
                     Total Expenditures of $1,599,106.41
Checking balance end of month $11,120,919.20
Savings and investments end of month $1,435,452.33
Total cash balance end of month $12,556,371.53
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,972.50)
                    Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $12,553,399.03
             
      Vocational Account 
Vocational fund beginning balance of $137,848.52
            Revenue of $15,122.51
            Expenditures of $7,719.02
Balance end of month $145,252.01

 Activity Funds  
            Activity fund beginning balance of $344,599.34
            Revenue of $20,149.32
            Expenditures of $5,606.36
Balance end of month $359,142.30


Financial Reports - Payroll, Bills, & P-Card
            Payroll for November 10, 2020 was in an amount of $321,044.19, which included $10,816.58 above contracted amounts. 

            Bills were reviewed in an amount of $879,665.12
           
            The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $14,000.17
 
5. Administrative Reports
Description: 
 
5.A. Superintendent's Report
Description:  Mrs. Andrews will present her report to the Board.
 
5.B. Principal's Report
Description:  Mr. Fatheree will present his report to the board along with the 2019 school report card data.
 
5.C. Building and Grounds Report
Description: 
 
6. Consent Agenda Action Items
Description:   "The Consent Agenda items for approval are as follows:"   
  
 
6.A. Minutes:  Board Retreat Minutes, October 14, 2020.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Board Retreat Minutes for October 14, 2020.
6.B. Minutes: Closed Board Retreat Minutes, October 14, 2020.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Retreat Minutes for October 14, 2020
  
6.C. Minutes:  Regular Board Meeting Minutes, October 19, 2020.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes from October 19, 2020.
6.D. Minutes: Closed Board Minutes, October 19, 2020.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for October 19, 2020.
6.E. Minutes: Board Retreat Minutes, October 26, 2020.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Board Retreat Minutes for October 26, 2020.
 
6.F. Minutes: Closed Board Retreat Minutes, October 26, 2020.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Retreat Minutes from October 26, 2020
6.G. Resignations/ Retirement
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Head Girls Soccer Coach Vimal Patel.

Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Special Education Paraprofessional Keli Plenske.
6.H. Treasurer's Report FY21
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the FY21 Treasurer's Report as reviewed by the finance committee.
     
6.I. Financial Reports and Bills November 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___ 
 
7. Action Items
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the 2020 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 2020 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 _____


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

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Course Handbook 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 Melanie Andrews as the backup signer for the General Fund Account.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve Melanie Andrews as the backup signer for the General Fund Account.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation to approve the application of waiver for tuition for children and or dependents of Mt. Vernon High School employees.

May I have a motion for approval?

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

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
7.A. Tentative Tax Levy
7.B. Course Handbook
Description: 
 
7.C. General Fund Account backup signer
7.D. Tuition Waiver
8. 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 _____
 
9. Employment
Description:  All employments are contingent on proper paperwork (I-9, Background Checks etc.) being completed and turned in.

Recommendation is to approve Kristina Black as Student Support Advocate for the 2020-2021 school year at $35,000.00 until program is completed. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve Kristina Black as Student Support Advocate for the 2020-2021 school year at $35,000.00 until program is completed.  

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the reclassification of Kara Andrews as Assistant Principal as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the reclassification of Kara Andrews as Assistant Principal as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Bradley Rose 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 Bradley Rose 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 Ryan Bennett 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 Ryan Bennett as Assistant Football Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.

Asbery___; Ashby____; Boldt __; Greathouse___; 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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