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February 14, 2022 at 6:30 PM - Special Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Description: 
The February 14 special meeting of the Board of Education was called to order by ____________  at _______ pm with the following persons present:  

MEMBERS:  ___Jackie Bowen   ___Rod Detweiler   ___Margaret Miller   ___TJ Reed   ___Pam Riley   ___Jeff Troyer   ___Larry Walton 

STAFF PRESENT: ___Chad Brady   ___Nancy Lindahl   ___Aaron Hartong   ___Jane Rumsey   ___Barb Lester   ___Cathy Carpenter   ___Jill Peterson   ___Phillip Heasley (KRESA)  

VISITORS PRESENT:
2. Guest & Visitor Comments
3. Acceptance of Consent Agenda
Description:  As a good practice, the board should accept the consent agenda for the evening's meeting which includes minutes of the January 24 regular meeting (open and closed sessions) and correspondence from the board. 

RECOMMENDATION: The interim superintendent recommends the consent agenda be reviewed and accepted.

MOTION BY _____________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the consent agenda as presented. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
4. Superintendent Search - Pat Kreger
Description:  Pat will provide an update from the listening sessions and stakeholder survey. The board will discuss criterion selection. 
5. FFA Presentation
Description:  The Centreville FFA Parliamentary Procedure team of Josh Troyer (CHS), Isabella Johnson (Colon), Domonic Smith (CHS), Colton Schwartz (CHS), and Kiaya Hinkins (Constantine) took second place with a Gold at the district competition held Monday, February 7. They are practicing for you tonight in preparation for the regional competition on Thursday. 
6. Interim Jr/Sr Principal - Aaron Hartong
Description:  Chad Brady's appointment as Interim Superintendent requires placing an interim principal in the jr/sr high school for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year. Aaron Hartong has been selected to fill this position and the BOE is asked to affirm this selection. 

RECOMMENDATION: Mr. Brady recommends affirming Aaron Hartong as the interim jr/sr high school principal, through June 30, 2022. The recommendation letter is attached. 


MOTION BY _____________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education affirm / not affirm Aaron Hartong to be the interim jr/sr high school principal through June 30, 2022.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
7. New Staff - Jail Teacher
Description:  The jail teacher position has been vacant since the school year began. Chad Spence, who recently retired from the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department, is being hired to fill this position and began training with Juanita Miller on February 1. His data sheet is attached. 

RECOMMENDATION: The interim superintendent and Juanita Miller recommend approving the hire of Chad Spence as the jail teacher. 

MOTION BY _____________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve Chad Spence as the jail teacher. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
8. Approval of Bond Bills
Description:  The district has received the attached invoices from Triangle (approved by TowerPinkster) and TowerPinkster for January 2022. Also attached are the document summaries, detail sheets, and some notes regarding this final billing. 

Triangle - Total $77,014.29 (approved by TowerPinkster)
     Cost of Work (Elem/Jr-Sr) - $62,182.45 - see attached for details
     Cost of Work (Maint/Bus) - $14,831.84 - see attached for details 
TowerPinkster - Total $4,699.99
      Construction Admin (Elem) - $$2,055.06
      Construction Admin (Jr/Sr) - $2603.04
      Reimbursable Expenses (mileage) - $41.89

RECOMMENDATION: The building/site committee and the interim superintendent recommend approving payment to Triangle and TowerPinkster as presented.

MOTION BY ______________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve payment of bond bills to Triangle and TowerPinkster as indicated in the above recommendation.  

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
9. Guest & Visitor Comments
10. Closed Session - Negotiations
Description:  A closed session is needed to review negotiation strategies regarding a collective bargaining agreement.   

MOTION BY ____________________; SECONDED BY ____________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education go into closed session under the Open Meetings Act, 15.268, Section 8 (c). 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

The BOE went into closed session at _____pm with these persons present: 

The BOE returned to open session at _____pm with these persons present: 
11. Adjournment
Description: 
MOTION BY ___________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education adjourn the meeting at ________pm.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

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