August 10, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
2. Roll Call.
 
3. Adopt Official Agenda giving the President discretion to take items out of order or in executive session as needed.
 
4. Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on July 13, 2020.
 
5. Consider approval of bills as presented in the amount of $1,579,611.23 be authorized; that salaries for the month of August 2020 be authorized; that quick pay for July 2020 in the amount of $185,890.49 be approved; and that September 2020 salaries and bills to be quick paid be authorized.
 
6. Requests signed by interested citizens who attend the Board of Education meeting who request to speak to the Board. 
 
7. Consent Agenda.   (Items A through G - Personnel Committee Recommendations)
 
7.A. Create an Electives Department Chair position for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
7.B. Appoint the following personnel to the department chair positions:

Amy Carty - Science
John Heeg - Math
Nicole Webb - English
Crystal Trapp - Social Science
Lindsay Klein - Electives
 
7.C. Approve the start date change of Sierra Wood, data specialist, from Monday, August 13, 2020, to Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
 
7.D. Employ Tracie Ford as a secretary in the 11th/12th grade office at Cahokia High School, effective Tuesday, July 28, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.E. Approve the start date change for Donald Gilmer, mechanic, from Thursday, July 16, 2020, to Monday, July 20, 2020.
 
7.F. Approve a leave of absence for Megan Johnson, paraprofessional, effective August 17, 2020, through December 11, 2020.
 
7.G. Employ Trebla Rozier as the Early Childhood Program Enrollment Specialist, effective Monday, August 3, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.H. Accept the written resignation of Jennifer Anderson, teacher, effective at the close of the 2019-2020 school year.
 
7.I. Employ Susan Hanlin as a special education teacher for the 2020-2021 school year, effective August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.J. Employ Brendan Mahon as a teacher for the 2020-2021 school year, effective August 13, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.K. Employ Tamyra Taylor as a principal for the 2020-2021 school year, effective July 23, 2020, pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements.
 
7.L. Accept the verbal resignation of Flora Akins, lunchroom/playground aide, effective August 5, 2020.
 
7.M. Approve changing the retirement date year for Denise Riley, paraprofessional, from the end of the 2021-2022 to the end of the 2023-2024 school year.
 
7.N. Appoint Tamara Wilson as an extended duty lunchroom monitor for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
7.O. Adopt the following policy revisions and additions to the District Board Policy Manual:

Revisions: 2:20, 2:70, 2:70-E, 2:100, 2:105, 2:110, 2:125, 2:125-E1, 2:125-E2, 2:160, 2:160-E, 2:200, 2:220, 2:220-E2, 2:220-E6, 2:260, 3:40-E, 4:15, 4:30, 4:50, 4:60, 4:80, 4:150, 4:180, 5:10, 5:20, 5:20-E, 5:30, 5:50, 5:60, 5:60-E1, 5:60-E2, 5:90, 5:100, 5:120, 5:150, 5:200, 5:220, 5:250, 5:280, 5:290, 5:330, 6:20, 6:60, 6:135, 6:150, 6:280, 6:300, 7:20, 7:40, 7:70, 7:90, 7:130, 7:150, 7:180, 7:190, 7:270, 7:325, 7:340, 8:10, 8:30, 8:80, 8:110
Additions: 2:220-E9, 7:345
 
7.P. Approve change order for Estelle Sauget, Wirth and Huffman parking lot improvements in the amount of $6,161.50.
 
7.Q. Approve change order for Lalumier Health/Life Safety summer improvements (light fixtures)  in the amount of $570.00.
 
7.R. Approve change order for Lalumier Health/Life Safety summer improvements (thermostatic mixing valves) in the amount of $3,932.00.
 
7.S. Approve change order for Wirth, Penniman, Maplewood and Huffman Health/Life Safety summer improvements (thermostatic mixing valves) in the amount of $12,272.07.
 
7.T. Approve Intergovernmental Agreement in regards to costs associated with implementation of municipal consolidation.
 
7.U. Amend the PreK-8 and high school student handbooks for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
7.V. Amend the district calendar for the 2020-2021 school year to change the First Day for Students to August 24, 2020.
 
7.W. Adopt Resolution #20-33 releasing portions of closed session minutes for public inspection for the following dates:  January 13, 2020; January 22, 2020; February 10, 2020; February 26, 2020; March 9, 2020; April 6, 2020; April 29, 2020; May 11, 2020; and June 8, 2020.
 
7.X. Adopt Resolution #20-34 authorizing the Superintendent to enter into an agreement with Bottling Group, LLC, pending legal review.
 
7.Y. Authorize the Superintendent to submit an application to Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program, pending legal review.
 
8. Old Business.
 
9. New Business. 
 
9.A. Adopt Resolution #20-35 authorizing the Superintendent to execute a settlement agreement regarding Ettling-Shell class coverage grievance.
 
10. Superintendent's Report.
 
11. Administrators' Reports.
11.A. Deputy Superintendent Report.
11.B. Budget Summary Report.
11.C. Curriculum Report.
11.D. Special Education Report.
11.E. Technology Report.
11.F. Retention & Recruitment Report.
 
12. The Cahokia Unit School District #187 budget for the 2020-2021 school year is available for public viewing.  Budget hearing will be held on Monday, September 14, 2020, at 4:45 p.m.
 
13. Board Committee Reports: Building and Grounds, Curriculum and Instruction, Finance, Negotiations, Personnel, Policy.
 
14. Executive Session.
 
14.A. Appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, litigation, or dismissal of specific employees.  5ILCS 120/2(c)(1).
 
15. Adjournment.
 
16. Informational Items. 
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