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2015-01

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

January 12, 2015– 7:00 P.M.

Paw Paw High School Media Center

Paw Paw, Illinois

President David Lilja called the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of Paw Paw Community Unit School District #271 to order at 7:02 P.M. on Monday, January 12, 2015.  Those answering roll call were:  David Lilja, Jason Penman, Daryl Rosenkrans, and Chris Jones.  Also present were Superintendent Stan Adcock, Mr. Chuck Schneider, Emmylou Truckenbrod, Patty Torman, Mrs. Lemat and Mr. Hoelzer; teachers at Paw Paw Schools.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 15, 2014.   

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 4-0.

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the Closed Session minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 15, 2014 as presented.   

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 4-0.

Consent Agenda Items

Approval of the additions/corrections, as follows:

    Ed.: $193,632.80  

OP/M: $15,667.21         

            TRANS: $7,353.36          

IMRF: $7,937.08            

TORT: $29,694.24           

           DEBT SERVICE: $0.00        

       WORKING CASH: $30,000.00  

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT: $0.00      

            TOTAL: $284,284.69     

B). Approval of the Treasurer’s Report as submitted by Eunice Rogers, District Treasurer;

C). The Financial Reports as presented.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda Items as presented.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 4-0.

Open Forum:

No one.

Items for Discussion

a.  Old Business

1.  Consideration and Approval of Working Cash Bond Parameters Resolution – Mr.Adcock stated this is just approving the resolution to sell bonds. Mr. Penman asked if the bond is tax-exempt, it is not. As of the meeting, there is currently 1 offer and waiting on another possible offer.

b.  New Business

PPEA Demand for Bargaining - CS

Approval of District IMRF Authorized Agent -CS

(Steve Richey entered at 7:09)  

Discussion of Possible Budgetary Cuts for Next School Year - CS

Employment of Technology Specialist – CS

Principal’s Report:

Mr. Schneider gave an update on the Senior Class Trip to Wilderness Resort, Emmylou Truckenbrod is working on resolving the past problem with paying on District credit card.

Readdress the stage lighting issue and gave recommendation letter from Jill Holezer, which includes using different lighting for the scorer’s table during games and replacing bulbs in the short term.

Discussed when the Graduation/Promotion ceremonies should be held. Due to being off for snow days, it pushes the end of year back and questioned if the ceremonies should be still held on a Thursday/Friday or changed to different days. The Board agreed that it should be kept on Thursday/Friday since that is traditionally what has been done and the community is accustomed to that. 

Superintendent’s Report:

Final walk-throughs on building projects, including windows, water fountain, and new tile will be performed this week. Mr. Adcock also stated he wanted to make sure thank you’s were sent to Bob Nolte and Dave Lilja for their donation of labor for the front entrance sidewalks, only material was purchased. Also a thank you to Poor Boys West for their donation of $289.00 following a fundraiser they had for the school.

Mr. Adcock request leave on Spring Break.

Enclosures: None.

 

Additional:   None.

 

Closed Session:

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to adjourn to closed session of the Paw Paw Community Unit School District at 7:25 P.M.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 5-0.

Steve Richey, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to come out of closed session at 8:30 P.M.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 5-0. 

Action Items:

David Lilja, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the Working Cash Bond Parameters resolution. 

Motion passed by a roll call vote, 5-0.  

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the Response to PPEA with formation of Negotiation Committee and Authorization to Proceed with Certified Contract Negotiations. 

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 5-0.

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve Emmylou Truckenbrod as IMRF District Authorized Representative. 

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 5-0.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve Employment of Technology Specialist. 

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 5-0.

Adjournment:

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to adjourn the Regular Board Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit District #271 at 8:35 P.M.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 5-0.