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Joppa-Maple Grove Community Unit School District 38 Board of Education met April 29

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 11, 2019

Meeting 11

Joppa-Maple Grove Community Unit School District 38 Board of Education met  April 29.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

President Stacey Reames called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Roll call, Chuck Peck was absent.

Motion by Chris and second by Kevin to acknowledge receipt of certified election results from the county clerk, Haley Miles for the Joppa-Maple Grove Board of Elections declaring McGinness, Castleman, McNeill and Meyer winners for the 4 year term.

Chris, Yes

Kevin, Yes 

Peggy, Yes, 

Danny, Yes

Gail, Yes

Stacey, Yes M/C.

Motion by Kevin and second by Peggy to designate Superintendent Biggerstaff as President Pro- Tempore and Gail Stubblefield as Secretary Pro-Tempore.

All voted Yes, M/C.

Board adjourned Sine Die at 6:35 p.m.

President Pro-Tempore Biggerstaff administered the oath of office to the new members, members were sworn in and seated.

Meeting was called to order by President Pro-Tempore Biggerstaff. Roll call, all members present.

Motion by Stacey to nominate Kevin for Board President, Second by Chris, Motion by Peggy to Nominate Stacey for Board President, and motion by Denise to nominate Danny as Board President. Stacey declined the nomination.

Vote was held.

Kevin, 5 votes

Danny 2 votes.

Kevin is the new President.

Motion by Kevin to nominate Stacey for Vice President. Second by Chris. No other nominations, Stacey is Vice President.

Motion by Chris and second by Peggy to nominate Gail for Secretary, second by Peggy. Motion by Danny to nominate Denise as Secretary, second by Stacey

Vote was held.

Gail- 5 votes

Denise-2 votes.

Gail is the Board Secretary.

Under Public comments, concerns were raised over the recent lock down at Maple Grove. Issues that arose are being taken care. Massac County Officers noted some problems but praised the staff for the way they handled the situation. The board thanked the Officers for their timely response and all their help.

Possum Stephens would like a sign up list sent around to all students interested in the basketball program thru the summer. Would be nice to get head start on getting teams together.

Heard Principals report from Ms. Waddell. Superintendents report was given by Mr. Biggerstaff.

Motion by Chris and second by Peggy to go into closed session to discuss Student Discipline and the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body.

All voted Yes. Went into closed session at 7:05 p.m.

Resumed regular session at 7:35 p.m.

Motion by Chris and second by Stacey to approve the consent agenda as presented.

 Approval of Regular Board Meeting Minutes, 3/25,19

 Approval of Financial Reports, Activity Funds, Bills and Payroll  Approve Amended 2018-19 school calendar

 Joppa-Maple Grove Policy Updates- First Reading

All voted Yes, M/C.

The Board established the date, time and place of regular board meetings for the FY20 as presented.

Approved the Newly Mandated Submission of Consolidated District Plan.

Motion by Chris and second by Peggy to approve the low bid by Glass Doctor of $21,700 to replace Maple Grove Gym Lobby Doors,

Chris, Yes 

Peggy, Yes 

Stacey, Yes 

Danny, Yes 

Denise, Yes 

Gail, Yes

Kevin, Yes M/C

Motion by Stacey and second by Danny to approve the Employment of Coaching Positions for the FY20.

Chris, No 

Peggy, Yes

Stacey, Yes 

Danny, Yes 

Denise, Yes 

Gail, Yes

Kevin, Yes M/C

Motion by Chris and second by Danny to accept the resignation of Non-Certified Staff member Alison Myers.

All voted Yes. M/C

Motion by Chris and second by Denise to approve a Teacher’s Request for a Graduation Waiver.

All voted Yes. M/C

Board agreed to approve the cost of the Beta Club's Lodging cost while at Nationals. Total will be $1,826.

It was noted the bathrooms on the ball field need repair door locks and closures will be worked on during the summer.

Motion by Chris and second by Stacey to adjourn. All voted Yes. Meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

https://www.jmg38.com/uploads/1/3/7/1/13717542/minutesregularboardmeetingapril2019.pdf

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