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2014-11

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

NOVEMBER 17, 2014

PAW PAW HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER – PAW PAW, ILLINOIS

7:00 P.M.

The Regular Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit School District #271 Board of Education was held on November 17, 2014, in the Library of the Paw Paw Jr. / Sr. High School.  The meeting was called to order by Dave Lilja, President, at 7:00 PM.  Those answering roll call were:  Dave Lilja, Steve Richey, Jason Penman, Chris Jones, Becky Moorehead, and Daryl Rosenkrans.  Also present were Superintendent Stan Adcock; Chuck Schneider, Asst. Superintendent/Principal; and Dee Wheeler, District Bookkeeper.  Also in attendance were Justin Voss, Malorie Dragonuk, Mike Stevens, and Karen Vlasaty.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:

Jason Penman, seconded by Becky Moorehead, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of October 20, 2014.  Motion passed on a 6-0 roll call vote.

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the minutes of Closed Session of October 20, 2014, as presented.  “The minutes of the closed session of these meetings shall be confidential and closed to the public until such time that the Board of Education determines that it is no longer necessary to protect the public interest or privacy of an individual by keeping them confidential.”  Motion passed on a 6-0 roll call vote.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

A.  Approval of the Bills with late additions:

Education:               $222,663.92

O/M:         19,641.81

DEBT SERVICE:   367,809.38

TRANS:       9,686.77

IMRF:                     8,287.15

CAPITAL PROJECTS     15,410.48 

TORT                     1,507.20               

TOTAL:                           $645,006.71

B.  Approval of the Treasurer’s Report as presented by Eunice Rogers, District Treasurer.

C.  Approval of the Financial Reports as presented. 

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda items as presented.  Motion passed on a 6-0 roll call vote. 

OPEN FORUM

None.

OLD BUSINESS

 

  • Approve PPEA Grievance Settlement–Closed Session.
  • IASB Conference Update- Mr. Adcock addressed the Board.  A packet was distributed to the Board.  He mentioned that the District would pay the parking with the school’s credit card.  He also let the Board know that lunch would be at the Firside. 
  • Discussion and Possible Approval of Proposal Changing District Bank Deposit Security from Asset Securities to Letter of Credit as Proposed by Pioneer State Bank-Mike Stevens from Pioneer State Bank addressed the Board explaining the differences between the two options and answered questions from the Board with some discussion by the Board.

 NEW BUSINESS

1.  Approve 2014 Tax Levy-Stan Adcock briefly addressed the Board regarding this matter.  He mentioned that EAV was bumped to 4.99%.

2.  Consideration and Approval of Working Cash Bond Resolution of Intent and Publication of Related Notice-Mr. Adcock informed the Board that the resolution needed to be approved tonight and published next week.  He also stated that a hearing and money would be held by March.

3.  Approval of Coaches and/or Extra-Curricular Staff-Closed Session.

4.  Discussion and Possible Approval of revision to 2014-2015 School Calendar-There was discussion regarding Teacher’s Institute Day being scheduled for last day.  The possibility of it being held before last attendance day.  This was suggested by both staff and office.

PRINCIPAL’S REPORT

Mr. Schneider addressed a couple of items in addition to his report that was included in the packet.  He commented on and praised everyone for their collaboration of the Veteran’s Day breakfast.  He also discussed PARRC testing and stated that the District is listed as 100% online.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Mr. Adcock added his comments on the great job done on the Veteran’s Day observation.  He informed the Board that notification was received from our insurance company that our Workman’s Compensation Insurance dropped to $16,000.  Mr. Adcock also commented on the Elementary School Book Fair and praised Anita Hopkins for the great job.

ENCLOSURES

ADDITIONAL

Dave Lilja commented that his mother-in-law had attended the Little 10 Choir Festival.  He stated that she had told him that Paw Paw had outshone everyone.

CLOSED SESSION

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to adjourn to closed session at 7:28 p.m. for personnel and probable or imminent litigation.  Motion passed unanimously on a 6-0 roll call vote.

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to come out of closed session at 7:55 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously on a 6-0 roll call vote.

ACTION ITEMS

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the PPEA Grievance Settlement.  Motion passed unanimously on a 6-0 roll call vote.

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve 2014 Tax Levy.  Motion passed unanimously on a 6-0 roll call vote.

Jason Penman, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve Working Cash Bond Resolution and Subsequent Publication of Related Notice.  Motion passed unanimously on a 6-0 roll call vote.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve Recommendations for Hiring of Coaches.  Motion passed on a roll call vote with Jason Penman voting present.

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve the Revision to 2014-2105 School Calendar.  Motion passed unanimously on a 6-0 roll call vote.

Dave Lilja, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve Proposal Changing District Bank Deposit Security from Asset Securities to Letter of Credit as Proposed by Pioneer State Bank.  Motion passed unanimously on a 6-0 roll call vote.

 ADJOURNMENT

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:59 p.m.  Motion passed on a 6-0 roll call vote.