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Anna Community Consolidated School District 37 Board of Education met June 20

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 14, 2019

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Anna Community Consolidated School District 37 Board of Education met June 20.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

Board President Grant Capel called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

Roll Call:

                            Present    Absent    Arr. Late

Grant Capel        ___x____  _______  _______

Craig Dillman      ________  _______  ___X___ (6:05)

Lori Foster          ___x____  _______  _______

Pam Needling    ___x____  _______  _______

Elaine Ray          ________  ___x___  _______

Dave Sullivan     ___x____  _______  _______ 

Tina Waller         ___x____  _______  _______

Others:

Superintendent, Chuck Goforth

Principals, Mark Laster, Charlotte Massey, Rob Lannom

Visitors, Brian Miller

A motion was made by Tina Waller and seconded by Dave Sullivan to approve the agenda for the meeting. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Pam Needling and seconded by Lori Foster to open the public hearing for the 2018-2019 amended budget. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

Superintendent Chuck Goforth reviewed the amended budget.

A motion was made by Dave Sullivan and seconded by Tina Waller to close the public hearing.

Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Pam Needling and seconded by Lori Foster to approve the consent agenda of the following items: minutes of May 20, 2019 regular meeting and June 13, 2019 special meeting, activity fund report, community activity fund report, revolving fund report, treasurer’s report, cafeteria report, insurance report, bills and payroll. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

City Councilman Brian Miller discussed the crossing guard situation.

A thank you card from Randy Frank was read.

A motion was made by Pam Needling and seconded by Dave Sullivan to approve the consolidated district plan. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Tina Waller and seconded by Grant Capel to approve the 2019-2020 proposed school calendar. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Tina Waller and seconded by Lori Foster to approve the revisions as presented for the 2019-2020 student handbook. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Pam Needling and seconded by Grant Capel to approve Erica Goines as an IMRF Authorized Agent. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Tina Waller and seconded by Dave Sullivan to approve the proposed three-year contract with TD Photography. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Lori Foster and seconded by Dave Sullivan to approve the formation of cross country teams for the 2019-2020 school year. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Tina Waller and seconded by Grant Capel to approve the agreement with ROE 30 regarding the collection and distribution of the 1% sales tax funds. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Dave Sullivan and seconded by Tina Waller to approve the 2018-2019 amended budget. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

Superintendent Goforth reported on the following:

• IASB Information

• FOIA Request(s)

• Public School Calendar Update

• Advisory Council Meeting Results

• Union Co. Clerk Multiplier Letter

• Anna Community Consolidated School District #37 Educational Foundation Update

• Building Construction & Improvements Update

• Building Surplus Item Sale

• Crossing Guard Situation for 2019-2020

• Transition Update – Grants, Reports, Budgets, etc.

• Other(s)

Mr. Laster, Mrs. Massey and Mr. Lannom reviewed their building reports.

A motion was made by Tina Waller and seconded by Craig Dillman to enter into executive session for the purpose of:

• 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 of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity. 5ILCS 120/2(c)(1)3

• Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5ILCS 120/2/(c)(2)

• The placement of individual students in special education programs and other matters relating to individual students 5ILCS 120/2(c)(9) Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

Board went into executive session at 6:24 p.m.

Board returned to open session at 7:12 p.m.

A motion was made by Tina Waller and seconded by Dave Sullivan to approve the executive session minutes of May 20, 2019 regular meeting and June 13, 2019 special meeting. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan,yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Dave Sullivan and seconded by Pam Needling to accept the resignation of Aaron Roberts. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Lori Foster and seconded by Pam Needling to accept the resignation of Payton Foeller. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam

Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Tina Waller and seconded by Dave Sullivan to approve the proposed 2019-2020 Extracurricular Assignments List. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Craig Dillman and seconded by Dave Sullivan to approve Aaron Roberts as volunteer assistant baseball coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Pam Needling and seconded by Tina Waller to approve Matt Denny as volunteer cross country coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Grant Capel and seconded by Tina Waller to employ Garon Adams as custodian & sub bus driver effective 7/1/19 or as soon as possible, including the 90 day probationary period and contingent upon obtaining a valid school bus driver’s license within 6 months from the initial bus training class from ROE. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Pam Needling and seconded by Dave Sullivan to approve up to 12 days of training for Carla Whitaker to be conducted by Tricia Shaffer, with both being paid for the additional days at their normal daily rate. Roll call vote: Grant Capel, yea; Craig Dillman, yea; Lori Foster, yea; Pam Needling, yea; Dave Sullivan, yea; Tina Waller, yea. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Dave Sullivan and seconded by Tina Waller to adjourn at 7:15 p.m. with the next meeting being a regular meeting scheduled for June 20, 2019. Voice vote: Motion carried.

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