October 21, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE
4. RECOGNITION OF GUESTS / PUBLIC COMMENT
5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1. Approval of minutes from recent regular and special meetings, closed session meetings, hearings, and any board committees.
5.2. Approval of bills payable and bills paid after last board meeting
5.3. Approval of Imprest and Activity fund reports
5.4. Approval of Treasurer Report(s) (July, August, September)
5.5. Affirm Resignations - Informational
5.5.a. Dave Markwell - OJHS Head Softball Coach
5.5.b. Christine Drent - School Nurse (Her last day was October 2, 2020)
5.5.c. Dorrie Pierce - OJHS part-time (PM) custodian.
6. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUESTS 
7. OEA Report
8. INFORMATION ITEMS - (Committee & Other Related Reports)
8.1. Superintendent-Larry Maynard
8.1.a. BOE:  School Board Vacancy Petition Circulation
Description:  Mr. Creason, Mr. Adams, and Mr. Janesky
8.1.b. Finance:  Cash Flow Report & AFR FY '20
8.1.c. Finance:  Preliminary Tax Levy Report
8.1.d. Finance:  First Midstate Bond Refunding Resolution
8.1.e. Personnel:  Finance Committee Recommendation - Proposed Salary Increase for Select Unit Office Personnel and Administrators Proposed for 2020-21.
Description:  Since this is coming out of a committee, it does not need a second motion.
8.1.f. Personnel:  Recommendation that we pay our current year of Extra-curricular compensation schedule in Appendix B fo the Collective Bargaining Agreement, even if activites are cancelled due to COVID-19.
8.1.g. Personnel:  FMLA  for Maternity at OHS.
Description:  FMLA - Maternity Request
8.1.h. Personnel:  Nurse vacancy recommenation Sarah Brown. 
8.1.i. Insurance Liability Revenue:  Prairie State Insurance Cooperative - Workers' Compensation Equity Funds Refund of $15,593.00 for policy period 2015/2016
8.1.j. Insurance Medical:  Illinois Blue Cross Blue Shield notice by Mike Hasselbring of the reimbursement to employees
8.1.k. VASE Expenditure:  Vermilion Association of Special Education Cooperative Notification Letter for the 2019-20 school year for Middlefork Tuition.
8.1.l. IASB Press Plus Update:  December Reading, January 2021 Adoption
8.2. District Curriculum Coordinator
8.3. OHS Principal
8.4. OHS Assistant Principal/A.D.
8.5. OJHS Principal
8.6. OGS Principal
8.7. OGS Assistant Principal
8.8. District Technology Coordinator
8.9. District Transportation Coordinator
8.10. District Head of Maintenance/Custodial
9. DISCUSSION ITEMS - (Previous Informational Items)
10. CLOSED SESSION
10.1. "To consider the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee or legal counsel to determine its validity, or student discipline. 5ILCS 120/2(c).". 
11. ACTION ITEMS:  (Consideration and Action on Previously Discussed Items)
Description:  Is there any reason not to place action items 11.3, 11.4, 11.5, 11.6, and 11.7 as a Consent Action item? If not, I entertain a motion for these items as a Consent Action Item.
11.1. Board Finance Committee & Superintendent Recommendation to approve the specified Unit Office Staff and Administrator 3% Salary Increases for 2020-21 as presented for Dinah Clingan (Payroll/HR), Chris Richardson (Tech Coord.), John Siddens (Head of Maintenance), Anne Burton (JH Principal), Michelle Kimbro (Curriculum Coord.), Nicole Lapenas (OGS Principal), and John Odle (OHS Asst. Principal).
11.2. Recommendation to employ Sarah Brown to fill the full time nurse vacancy that serves the Junior High and High School Beginning November 9, 2020. She will be on Step 9 of the Associates Degree lane in the Collective Bargaining Agreement at $25.97 per hour. 
11.3. Recommendation to employ Anne Soderstrom to fill the OGS teacher's aide vacancy. She will be on Step 1.
11.4. Recommendation to employ Erinn Brimbury as OHS Full-Time English Sub for Mr. Hayworth while he is on leave. She will be compensated $185.97 per day for our long term sub rate of pay.  
11.5. Recommendation to employ Aime Baumeister for the remainder of the semster, two hours per day to teach Advanced Placement and Honors English at OHS. This temporary position will be paid for through the ESSER Grant.
11.6. Recommendation to employ Shannon Wallace as the OHS Sophomore Class Sponsor at the current year Step 1 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement in Appendix B
11.7. Recommendation to employ Kris Hawker as OJHS Full-Time Math Sub for Mrs. Alicia Peterson  while she is on leave. She will be compensated $185.97 per day for our long term sub rate of pay.  
12. OTHER:  (Discussion)
13. NEXT MEETING:  Third Wednesday of the Month at 5:30 p.m. (November 18, 2020)
14. ADJOURNMENT
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