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Massac County Unit School District #1 Board of Education met June 24

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 13, 2019

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Massac County Unit School District #1 Board of Education met June 24.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of Massac County Unit School District No. 1, Massac County, Illinois, was called to order in the Board Room of the Massac Unit #1 Board of Education, located at 401 Metropolis St., Metropolis, IL, in said District at 6:30 PM by Board President, Mr. Mark Souders.

Upon a roll call, the following members answered present:

Present: Jeff Brugger, Don Koch, Jennifer Larrison, Kathy Rushing, Larry Sommer, Mark Souders, and Bobette Steele

Also Present: Jason Hayes, Superintendent

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At 6:30 PM with a motion from Brugger and a second from Steele the Board voted to adjourn the Public Hearing and go to Closed Session to consider information relative to employment, appointment, or dismissal of specific employees or officers, collective negotiating matters between employers and their employees or representatives; to discuss litigation – probable, imminent, pending or filed. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

With a motion from Sommer and a second from Brugger the Board voted to return to open session at 6:40 PM. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

Invited Guests/Public Comment: Mrs. Riepe, concerned parent, asked about school consolidation and voiced concerns regarding any plans to consolidate the elementary schools. Tim King, King Financial Services, explained the HLS bond sale of $775,000 to replace the MCHS bleachers, the HVAC controls at Brookport and Jr. High and other smaller urgent repairs.

A motion was made by Koch and seconded by Sommer to approve the consent agenda consisting of Minutes/Treasurer’s Report/Bills/Payroll. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

Superintendent’s Report – Jason Hayes, Superintendent

A. District Updates 

B. Monthly Expenses

Unfinished Business: With a motion from Steele and a second from Brugger the Board voted to approve the instructional delivery change for grades 4-6 at Metropolis Elementary. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

New Business: A motion was made by Koch and seconded by Larrison to Approve the Resolution providing for the issue of $775,000 General Obligation Limited Tax School Bonds, Series 2019, for the purpose of financing school fire prevention and safety projects, providing for the levy of taxes to pay said bonds, and authorizing the sale of said bonds to the purchaser thereof. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

With a motion from Sommer and a second from Koch the Board voted to Approve the Amended 2019/2020 Budget. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

With a motion from Brugger and a second from Steele the Board voted to Approve the.10₵ lunch increase as determined by the USDA Paid Lunch Equity Tool (PLE).

K thru 8 $2.30 9-12 $2.45 Adult $2.70 Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

With a motion from Larrison and a second from Steele the Board voted to Approve the following bids: Bread – Bimbo (Earthgrains); and Canned/Frozen Foods – Kohl Wholesale. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

With a motion from Steele and a second from Brugger the Board voted to Approve the 2019/2020 MCHS, MJHS and Elementary Handbooks. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

With a motion from Brugger and a second from Koch the Board voted to Authorize the Treasurer and Fiscal Agent to make interfund loans as needed. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Rushing abstained. Motion carried 6 to 1.

With a motion from Koch and a second from Brugger the Board voted to Authorize the Superintendent to prepare the 2019/2020 Budget. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

With a motion from Steele and a second from Larrison the Board voted to Authorize Kim Farmer to write Imprest and Activity Fund Checks as approved. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

Action from Closed Session: A motion was made by Sommer and seconded by Brugger to Approve the Resignation of Ron George, MCHS Ass’t Softball Coach. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

Regular Meeting Minutes June 24, 2019

A motion was made by Koch and seconded by Larrrison to Approve the Resignation of Barbara Lindsey, Jr. High Cafeteria. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Souders and seconded by Steele to Approve the Resignation of Nicole Martinez, MES PE. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Sommer and seconded by Brugger to Approve the hire of Zach Stewart, MJHS Baseball Coach. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Larrison and seconded by Sommer to Approve the hire of Tony Cardon, MCHS ELA Teacher. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

The Board acknowledged the Transfer of Beth Korte, MJHS Teacher Aide.

A motion was made by Sommer and seconded by Brugger to Approve the Following Band Camp Workers: Gavin Hayes, Jay Hunt, Luke McFall and Diamond Talley. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Brugger and seconded by Larrison to Approve the Renewal of the Athletic Trainer Contract with additional hours. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

With a motion from Sommer and a second from Larrison the Board voted to adjourn at 8:20 PM. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

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