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June 21, 2021 at 7:00 PM - 3rd Monday

Agenda
1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
Description:     
2. Roll Call
Description: 
Asbery___; Ashby___; Greathouse___; Hemby___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____
      
3. Open Public Hearing: Amend Fiscal Year 2021 District Budget
4. Public Input, Staff Input, Board Input
Description: 
 
5. Close Public Hearing
6. Open Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
7. Reports of Board Committees
Description: 
7.A. Finance Committee
Description:  Treasurer’s Report - May 31, 2021
Beginning checking balance of $12,002,229.75
Revenue of $957,251.94
Payroll and Benefits $1,047,648.22
                     Total Expenditures of $2,434,903.40
Checking balance end of month $10,524,578.29
Savings and investments end of month $1,178,732.91
Total cash balance end of month $11,703,311.20
Total outstanding liabilities end of month ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­($2,977.67)
                    Total unencumbered fund balance end of month $11,700,333.53
             
      Vocational Account 
Vocational fund beginning balance of $223,331.69
            Revenue of $18.37
            Expenditures of $12,295.06
Balance end of month $211,055.00

 Activity Funds  
            Activity fund beginning balance of $321,721.86
            Revenue of $16,678.30
            Expenditures of $18,713.41
Balance end of month $321,721.86


Financial Reports - Payroll, Bills, & P-Card
            Payroll for June 10, 2021 was in an amount of $307,567.20, which included $14,576.57 above contracted amounts. 

            Bills were reviewed in an amount of $546,929.82
           
            The monthly total for the P-Card statement was $25,808.01.
7.B. Building and Grounds Report
8. Administrative Reports
8.A. Superintendent's Report
Description:  Mrs. 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 Social Science Teacher Lance Boldt.

Recommendation is to approve the Retirement of Academic Support Teacher Robert Knutson at the end of 2024.
9.B. Minutes:  Closed Board Meeting Minutes, May 17, 2021.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Session Minutes for May 17, 2021.
9.C. Minutes: Regular Board Minutes, May 17, 2021.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes for May 17, 2021.
  
9.D. Minutes:  Closed Board Meeting Minutes, May 24, 2021
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Meeting Minutes from May 24, 2021.
9.E. Minutes: Special Board Minutes, May 24, 2021.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Minutes for May 24, 2021.
9.F. Minutes:  Closed Board Minutes, June 8, 2021.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Closed Board Minutes for June 8, 2021.
 
9.G. Minutes:  Special Board Meeting Minutes, June 8, 2021.
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Special Board Meeting Minutes dated June 8, 2021.
9.H. Treasurer's Report FY21
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the FY21 Treasurer's Report as reviewed by the finance committee.
     
9.I. Financial Reports and Bills June 2021
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___; Greathouse___; Hemby___; Kassner___; Knowles___; Flanigan____

Approved___ Disapproved___ Abstained___ Absent___

MOTION: CARRIED___ FAILED___ 
10. Action Items
10.A. COVID-19 Compensation
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the merit based compensation of $1,000.00 for all district employees due to COVID-19 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 merit based compensation of $1,000.00 for all district employees due to COVID-19 for the 2020-2021 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.B. Food Service Bids
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Food Service bids 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 Food Service Bids for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.C. Amended Budget Approval
Description:  Recommendation is to amend and adopt the 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 amend and adopt the District Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 as discussed and as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.D. Student Handbook Changes
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Student Handbook Changes 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 Student Handbook Changes for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.E. Proposed 2021-2022 Student Fees & Debts
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the proposed Student Fees & Debts for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve proposed Student Fees & Debts for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.F. Operations Building
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Superintendent to seek bids for completion of the Operations Building.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Superintendent to seek bids for completion of the Operations Building.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____
10.G. Outdoor Learning Center Pavilion
Description:  Recommendation is to approve the Superintendent to seek bids for completion of the Outdoor Learning Center Pavilion.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve the Superintendent to seek bids for completion of the Outdoor Learning Center Pavilion.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Greathouse___; Hemby___; 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).
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___; 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 _____
12. Employment
Description:  All employments are contingent on proper paperwork (I-9, Background Checks etc.) being completed and turned in.

Recommendation is to approve the Administrative raises 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 Administrative raises for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve the Non-Certified raises 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 Non-Certified raises for the 2021-2022 school year as presented.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Andy Janello as the Social Science Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year at Lane A Step 14.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve Andy Janello as the Social Science Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year at Lane A Step 14.


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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Fran Zedalis as a Paraprofessional for the 2021-2022 school year at Step 10.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve Fran Zedalis as a Paraprofessional for the 2021-2022 school year at Step 10.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Greg Graves as a Paraprofessional for the 2021-2022 school year at Step 2.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve Greg Graves as a Paraprofessional for the 2021-2022 school year at Step 2.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Amanda Keller as a Paraprofessional for the 2021-2022 school year at Step 2.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve Amanda Keller as a Paraprofessional for the 2021-2022 school year at Step 2.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Marla Wilson as a Special Education Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year effective January 2022, PENDING successful completion of Teacher Education Program requirements to obtain Teacher Licensure.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve Marla Wilson as a Special Education Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year effective January 2022, PENDING successful completion of Teacher Education Program requirements to obtain Teacher Licensure.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to approve Steve Shifflet as Assistant Principal for Invictus Academy for the 2021-2022 school year under an 11-month contact with a base salary of $90,000.00 effective July 1st, 2021.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to approve Steve Shifflet as Assistant Principal for Invictus Academy for the 2021-2022 school year under an 11-month contact with a base salary of $90,000.00 effective July 1st, 2021.


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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to move Assistant Principal Julie Littlefair from an 11 month contract to a 12 month contract effective July 1, 2021.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to move Assistant Principal Julie Littlefair from an 11 month contract to a 12 month contract effective July 1, 2021.

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

Approved _____ Disapproved _____ Abstained ___ Absent ___

MOTION: CARRIED _____ FAILED _____


Recommendation is to move Assistant Principal Sean Docherty from an 11 month contract to a 12 month contract effective July 1, 2021.

May I have a motion for approval?

Motion was made by ____ and seconded by ____ to move Assistant Principal Sean Docherty from an 11 month contract to a 12 month contract effective July 1, 2021.

Asbery___; Ashby___; Greathouse___; Hemby___; 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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