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Joppa-Maple Grove Community Unit School District 38 Board of Education met September 23

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 11, 2020

Meeting 07

Joppa-Maple Grove Community Unit School District 38 Board of Education met Sept. 23.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

Budget Hearing

Meeting called to order at 6p.m.

All members present. Others; News Reporter, Linda Kennedy; Bookkeeper, Barb Harding; Principal, Terri Waddell.

Dr. Artman presented the proposed budget. No questions were asked.

Motion by Chris and second by Stacey to adjourn, all voted yes. Meeting adjourned at 6:10.

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 6:30.

Roll Call, all members present: Peggy McNeil, Stacey Reames, Danny Burnett, Denise Meyer, Chris McGinness, Kevin Castleman, and Gail Stubblefield.

Others present, Linda Kennedy, Mike Stephens, Hannah Stephens, Sasha Williams. Terri Waddell, Dr. Artman.

No Public Comments.

Sasha Williams from Beussink, Hey, Roe& Stroder. LLC gave a report of the findings in the Audit. There were 2 findings, one was the failure to comply with the Economic Statements which are filed yearly. The other finding was because the receipts did not match up with the statements for the Activity Accounts. These are easily remedied.

The Senior Class representatives asked for permission to go on their Senior Trip. They have the money and presented information for the Boards approval.

Heard the Principals report and accepted it as presented.

Dr. Artman went over her report, answering questions as they arose.

Motion by Chris and second by Denise to go into closed session for the purpose of student discipline, the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body. 5ILCS 120/2 (c) (1); collective negotiating matters between the District and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5ILCS 120/(c)(2)

All voted yes. M/C. Went into closed session at 7:05 p.m.

Motion by Chris and second by Danny to return to open session at 8:40 p.m.

All voted yes. M/C.

Motion by Chris and second by Peggy to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Chris, yes

Peggy, yes

Danny, yes'

Stacey, yes

Denise, yes

Gail, yes

Kevin, yes M/C

Motion by Stacey and second by Peggy to approve the 2018-19 Audit as prepared by Beussink, Hey, Roe and Stroder. LLC

Stacey, yes

Peggy, yes

Danny, yes

Denise, yes

Chris, yes

Gail, yes

Kevin, yes M/C.

Motion by Peggy and second by Chris to adopt the 2019-20 budget as recommended by the superintendent.

Peggy, yes

Chris, yes

Stacey, yes

Danny, yes

Denise, yes

Gail, yes

Kevin, yes M/C

Motion by Denise and second by Chris to approve the Senior Trip to Gatlinburg, TN, April 22-26.

All voted yes. M/C.

Motion by Chris and second by Danny to approve the creation of a Threat Assessment Team for the Joppa Jr/Sr High School that includes;

Security Resource Officer, Joe Basham

Supt. Vickie Artman

Principal, Terri Waddell

Guidance Counselor, Penny Bellamey

Teacher, Kathy Dunning

School Counselor Kelsey McNichols

All voted yes. M/C

Motion by Stacey and second by Denise to approve the creation of a Threat Assessment Team for Maple Grove Elementary that include;

Security Resource Officer, Joe Basham,

Supt. Vickie Artman

Principal, Terri Waddell

Teacher, Eric Qualls

Teacher, Lacy Eright

School Counselor, Kelsey McNichols

All voted yes. M/C.

Motion by Chris and second by Danny to adjourn, all voted yes. Meeting adjourned at 8:45

https://www.jmg38.com/uploads/1/3/7/1/13717542/minutesregularsessionseptember232019.pdf

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