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Massac County Unit School District #1 Board of Education met September 23

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 7, 2019

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Massac County Unit School District #1 Board of Education met Sept. 23.

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, Bobette Steele

Also Present: Jason Hayes, Superintendent

Lisa Monkman, Supt/Board Secretary News Media MCEA Representatives

At 6:30 PM with a motion from Brugger and a second from Larrison the Board voted to 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 and to conduct a student expulsion hearing. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

At 6:55 PM the Board returned to open session.

Invited Guests/Public Comment: None

A motion was made by Rushing and seconded by Brugger at 7:00 pm the Board voted to suspend the Regular Meeting to go to the Budget Hearing. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

Budget hearing called to order:

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

Public Testimony – None.

A motion was made by Koch and seconded by Brugger to approve the 2019/2020 Budget as presented. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

At 7:07 PM with a motion by Sommer and a second by Brugger to adjourn the budget hearing. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Sommer and seconded by Larrison 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

A. District Updates B. Billsdue/payable C. Monthly Expenses

Unfinished Business: Operations and Maintenance/HLS Options for the Future – on hold.

With a motion from Larrison and a second from Sommer the Board voted to drop the Consideration of Boundary Change for Franklin and Jefferosn School. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrision, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

New Business: With a motion from Rushing and a second from Brugger the Board voted to approve the District Bullying Policy 7:20. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

Action from Closed Session: With a motion from Rushing and a second from Larrison the Board voted to approve the resignation of Susan Myers, MES Aide. 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 Accept the Resignation of Caleb Duckworth, MJHS Boys Soccer. 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 hire of Kyle Reinwald, MCHS Ass’t Boys Basketball Coach. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Sommer and seconded by Rushing to Approve the hire of Kyle Smith, MCHS Ass’t Softball Coach. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Rushing and seconded by Brugger to Approve the hire of Jessie Douglas, MCHS Ass’t Girl’s Basketball Coach. 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 hire of Amanda Morse, Franklin Cafeteria. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

The Board acknowledged the following Transfers: Courtney Clark, MES RTI Aide and Cheryl Hoyer, MES Special Education Aide.

A motion was made by Brugger and seconded by Larrison to Approve the Expulsion of Student A for the remainder of the 2019/2020 School Year and to hold expulsion in abeyance if student attends the Alternative Safe School Program. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

Mrs. Rushing reminded everyone of the small business forum meeting with Patrick Windhorst tomorrow evening at 7:00 PM at Central Hal.

With a motion from Sommer and a second from Brugger the Board voted to adjourn at 7:47 PM. Roll call: Brugger, Koch, Larrison, Rushing, Sommer, Steele and Souders voted yes. Motion carried.

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