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2008-11

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271
REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES
November 17, 2008 – 7:00 P.M.
Paw Paw High School Media Center
Paw Paw, Illinois
 
            Board President David Lilja called the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of Paw Paw Community Unit School District #271 to order at 7:06 P.M. on Monday, November 17, 2008. Those answering roll call were:  David Lilja, Kim Siemers, Steve Richey, and Daryl Rosenkrans, Bruce Oates and Becky Moorehead.  Absent was John Prentice.  Also present were Superintendent Robert Priest, Mr. Chuck Schneider, Patty Torman, Alice Zeman, and Mrs. Judy Brinkmeier, teacher at Paw Paw Elementary School.
Kim Siemers, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of October 20, 2008, as presented.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Steve Richey, seconded by Becky Moorehead, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Closed Session of October 20, 2008, as presented.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
5.               Consent Agenda Items:
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Kim Siemers, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda Items as presented:
A).  Approval of the bills, with late additions/corrections, as follows:
            Ed:                  $234,683.65
            OP/M:             $  34,220.96
            B/I:                  $220,924.38 
            TRANS:          $  25,118.41  
            IMRF:             $    7,520.53       
            TORT:             $    4,430.00  
F/S:                 $  26,457.55
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            TOTAL:          $553,355.48
 
B).       Approval of the Treasurer’s Report as submitted by Eunice Rogers, District Treasurer,
C).       The Financial Reports as presented.
 
Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
6.  Open Forum:
            Alice Zeman just wanted to tell the Board that the new bleachers were wonderful!
 
7.  Board Committee Reports:
 
Education Committee – next meeting, November 24th.
Building – has not met
Transportation – has not met.
Policy – has not met, but new updates are included in the board packet for 1st reading.
Athletic –  has not met.
 
8. Items for Discussion:
 
a.     Old Business
1.      Honeywell Proposal – Honeywell presented a proposal, included in packet, for replacement of the heating/air conditioning controls in the Jr. High wing.  Right now they are not running at optimum efficiency, it is either too hot or too cold in that wing.  There will be one central computer for the whole building, which both custodians can use to control the heat/air in each part of the building.  This entire package would cost the district $77,000 and would save the district in the long run in heating/air conditioning bills.
 
b.      New Business
1.     First Reading of Policies 4:60; 4:60-AP1; 4:70; 5:90; 5:150; 5:240; 5:250; 5:290; 5:330; Section 6 Table of Contents; 6:60; 6:230; 7:10; 7:20; and 7:50.
2.     Outside Scoreboard – Arrow Electric will do it for $2600, all they need is the hole dug.  Steve Richey explained that he already had the pole and case that surrounds the scoreboard almost completed.
3.     Approve Levy Resolution –The Levy Resolution was included in the board packet, although there was one correction which Mr. Priest explained.
4.     Appoint Mrs. Fore, Mrs. Torman, and Mr. Priest to Accept Board Nominating Materials.
5.     Discussion of Family Sports Admission Costs – A parent talked to Mr. Priest and asked if we had a plan for family admission.  Mr. Schneider answered that we do not, and explained to the Board the costs of home games.  The Board asked him to look into the costs that come out of the gate receipts and a plan for family admission.
6.     Extra-curricular Assignments:  Closed Session
a.      JV Girls’ Coach
b.     Seventh Grade Girls’ Basketball Coach
c.      Assistant Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach
d.     Assistant Jr. High Girls’ Basketball Coach
7.     Approve Lunch Supervisor – Closed Session
8.     Seniority List – Included in Board Packet.
9.     Integrated Pest Management Plan – Included in Board Packet.  State mandate.
 
9. Principal’s Report:
 
Mr. Schneider, in addition to what is in the board packet, informed the Board that the FFA was having a Fruit Sale this holiday season.  If anyone was interested in purchasing contact an FFA member.  Also, the Boosters asked if the Board would pick up the cost of shipping the soccer field scoreboard?  The Jr. High students recently attended the Sandwich Opera House Chicago Bears presentation.  A few of the High School choir members recently attended the Little Ten choral festival, with David Glenn presenting a solo.   Boys and girls basketball was in full swing and the new scorer’s table for the Jr. High gym was finally delivered and in operation.
                                                                                  
10.  Superintendent’s Report:
          
Mr. Priest explained at the next board meeting he will be bringing a new RTI (Response to Intervention) plan to the board.  This is something the Illinois State Board is requiring and needs to be in place by January 1, 2009.
 
11.  Enclosures:
 
            None
 
12.  Additional:
 
            Becky Moorehead asked if maybe lighting could be installed from the street to the Jr. High wing.  There is no lighting on that new sidewalk, and it is very dark when you park on the street and walk up to the Jr. High gym at night.
 
13.  Closed Session:
 
            Becky Moorehead, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to adjourn to closed session of the Paw Paw Community Unit School District at 8:06 P.M.
            Motion passed unanimously by a voice vote.
 
            Steve Richey, seconded by Kim Siemers, made a motion at 9:06 P.M. to come out of closed session.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote..
 
14.  Action Items:
 
            Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the first reading of the Board Policies.
             Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to adopt the Levy Resolution that was presented.
Motion passed by a roll call vote, 5 – 1 abstained.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the employment of Angie Lampson as the Girls’ Junior Varsity Coach.
Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the employment of Mr. David Glenn as the Girl’s 7th grade Basketball Coach.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the employment of Mike Roberson as the Assistant Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the employment of Erin Odle as the Assistant Jr. High Girls’ Basketball Coach.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to appoint Sheri Fore, Patty Torman, and Robert Priest to accept Board nominating materials.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the employment of June Safranek, lunch supervisor for the 2008-09 school year.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the Seniority List as presented.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the Integrated Pest Management Plan, as presented.
            Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.
 
15.  Adjournment:
 
Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion, to adjourn the Regular Board Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit District #271, at 9:10 P.M.
Motion passed unanimously by a voice vote.