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April 26, 2021 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Special Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
Description:  Asbery___; Ashby___; Greathouse___; Hemby___ Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____
2. Canvassing of Votes
3. Oath of Office
Description: 

"I, (name of member or successful candidate), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of member of the Board of Education (or Board of School Directors) of (name of school district), in accordance with the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Illinois, and the laws of the State of Illinois, to the best of my ability.

"I further swear (or affirm) that:

"I shall respect taxpayer interests by serving as a faithful protector of the school district's assets;

"I shall encourage and respect the free expression of opinion by my fellow board members and others who seek a hearing before the board, while respecting the privacy of students and employees;

"I shall recognize that a board member has no legal authority as an individual and that decisions can be made only by a majority vote at a public board meeting;

"I shall abide by majority decisions of the board, while retaining the right to seek changes in such decisions through ethical and constructive channels;

"As part of the Board of Education (or Board of School Directors, as the case may be), I shall accept the responsibility for my role in the equitable and quality education of every student in the school district;

"I shall foster with the board extensive participation of the community, formulate goals, define outcomes, and set the course for (name of school district);

"I shall assist in establishing a structure and an environment designed to ensure all students have the opportunity to attain their maximum potential through a sound organizational framework;

"I shall strive to ensure a continuous assessment of student achievement and all conditions affecting the education of our children, in compliance with State law;

"I shall serve as education's key advocate on behalf of students and our community's school (or schools) to advance the vision for (name of school district); and

"I shall strive to work together with the district superintendent to lead the school district toward fulfilling the vision the board has created, fostering excellence for every student in the areas of academic skills, knowledge, citizenship, and personal development."

4. Retiring Board Members
Description:  Brittany Boldt
5. Adjourn Sine Die
Final Action of the current board.  
Description:  May I have a motion to adjourn sine die?
 
Motion was made by____and seconded by____to adjourn sine die. 

Asbery___; Ashby___; Greathouse___; Hemby___ Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved___ Disapproved___ Abstained___ Absent___

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___
6. Appointment of President Pro Tem
Description:  Motion to appoint_____________ as President Pro Tem to conduct seating of the new board proceeding.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by____and seconded by____to approve_____________as President Pro Tem.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Greathouse___; Hemby___ Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved___ Disapproved___ Abstained___ Absent___

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___
7. Election of Board Officers
7.A. Nominations for President
Description:  Recommendation is to approve _______ as Board of Education President for Mt. Vernon Township High School. 

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve _____ as Board of Education President for Mt. Vernon Township High School.

Asbery____; Ashby_____; Greathouse____; Hemby____; Kassner  ____;Knowles ____; ;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
7.B. Nominations for Vice President
Description:  Recommendation is to approve _______ as Board of Education Vice President for Mt. Vernon Township High School. 

May I have a motion for approval?


Motion was made by ____ and seconded by____ to approve _____ as Board of Education  Vice President for Mt. Vernon Township High School.

Asbery____; Ashby_____; Greathouse____; Hemby____; Kassner  ____;Knowles ____; ;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
8. Appointment of Board Members as representatives
8.A. MVTHS Foundation
8.B. IASB Governing Board
8.C. Franklin-Jefferson County Special Education
8.D. Finance Committee
8.E. Building & Grounds
8.F. Personnel Committee
8.G. Policy Committee
8.H. Curriculum Committee
8.I. Discipline Committee
8.J. Safety Committee
9. Consent Agenda Items
Description:  "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___; Greathouse___; Hemby____; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved___ Disapproved___ Abstained___ Absent___

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 
9.A. Resignations
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the resignation of Assistant Principal/ Athletic Director Angie Jilek effective immediately.
10. 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. 5 ILCS 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. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2).

Asbery____; Ashby_____; Greathouse____; Hemby____; 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_____; Greathouse____; Hemby____; Kassner  ____;Knowles ____; ;Flanigan____

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
11. Adjournment
 
Description:  May I have a motion for approval?
 
Motion was made by ____  and seconded by_______ to approve adjourning the meeting at  __p.m.

Asbery____; Ashby_____; Greathouse____; Hemby____; Kassner  ____;Knowles ____; ;Flanigan____
 
Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___
 
MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
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