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2015-06

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

June 15, 2015– 7:00 P.M.

Paw Paw High School Media Center  

Paw Paw, Illinois

President Becky Moorehead 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, June 15, 2015.  Those answering roll call were: Becky Moorehead, Jason Penman, Chris Jones, Steve Richey and Daryl Rosenkrans. Also present were Superintendent Stan Adcock, Mr. Chuck Schneider, Emmylou Truckenbrod, and April Moorehead. 

   

               Public hearing concerning the application to ISBE and Illinois General Assembly of a waiver for the five percent administrative cost increase for 2014-2015 School Year was opened to the public at 7:03 PM. There were no public comments. Hearing was closed at 7:04 PM.  

   

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of May 18, 2015.  

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

 

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the Closed Session minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of May 18, 2015 as presented.  

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

 

 

Consent Agenda Items

a.      Approval of the additions/corrections, as follows:

                                   Ed.:                    $ 238,633.87

                                 OP/M:                   $ 16,761.65

                               TRANS:                   $ 56,262.76

                                  IMRF:                   $ 109,729.59

                                  TORT:                  $ (22,413.45)

                     DEBT SERVICE:                  $ 28,020.74                       

                   WORKING CASH:                  $ 679,914.63

        CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT:                   $ 177.22

                        FIRE SAFETY:                   $ 2,195.81

                                 TOTAL:                   $ 1,109,282.82

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

C).          The Financial Reports as presented.

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

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

 

 

Open Forum:

April Moorehead presented a card from the students to the Board thanking them for the Discovery Center day. She also stated that 581 pairs of shoes were donated by students for the Soles for Souls.          

 

Items for Discussion                      

a.  Old Business

1.  Accept fuel bid for 2015-2016.

 

b.  New Business

1.      Approve transfer of $250,000 from Working Cash to Education Fund.

2.      Approve transfer of $50,000 from Working Cash to Operations and Maintenance Fund.

3.      Approve Application for Waiver of five percent Administrative cost increase for 2014-2015 School Year.

4.      Approval of staff member request for 10 additional sick days as per Association contract provisions.

5.      Approval and Adoption of Prevailing Wage Resolution.

6.      Discussion and Approval of Board Meeting Schedule for next year.

7.      Discussion and Approval of a Homeschool Participation Policy for athletic participation of students who are homeschooled.

8.      Accept Resignations (CS)

9.      Approve extra-curricular positions and volunteer coaching positions (CS)

 

Principal’s Report:

Some staff will be attending a Common Core program at the ROE using grant funds.

        Mr. Schneider, John Hoelzer, and Emily Jamroch may possibly attend a conference in GA that will be partially covered by a grant. Expenses over the grant amount will be picked up by the attendees.

        There will be a free auto-caller update for next year.

        K-9 training will take place at the school on June 16.

        Tile work is being done in Amy Boss and Emily Jamrochs rooms, existing tiles were loose and “floating” on top of floor.

         Mr. Schneider discussed ideas for tightening up attendance for next school year. Ideas for attendance awards were discussed.

          Graduation and Promotion ceremonies went smoothly.

 

Superintendent’s Report:

 

               Administration and staff are coming together for a Leadership Team which will help improvements at the school.

               Implementing attendance awards programs for perfect attendance for next school year.

               Stated Emmy will be keeping up on work from home/office while on maternity leave.

 

 Enclosures:   None.

              

Additional:   Steve Richey asked about IASB training and what he is required to complete.

               Becky Moorehead stated she has received complaints that a school coach had been pulling players from town sports practice/games for school practice. Mr. Schneider is looking into it.

               Becky also mentioned the teachers purchasing their own supplies and being reimbursed. Most teachers are taking this option.

               Becky had also received a complaint that the NHS is now requiring letters of recommendation from inductees. Both Mr. Adcock and Mr. Schneider stated that the letters have always been required as far as they knew.

              

Closed Session:

 

Jason Penman, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to adjourn to closed session of the Paw Paw Community Unit School District at 7:35 P.M.

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to come out of closed session at 7:53 P.M.

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

 

A.     Personnel (5ILCS 120/2 Paragraph 1)

B.     Probable or imminent litigation (5ILCS 12/2 Paragraph 11)

 

Action Items:

 

  1. Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve fuel bid from Conserv FS for 2015-2016.

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

 

  1. Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve transfer of $250,000 from Working Cash to Education Fund.

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

 

  1. Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to Approve transfer of $50,000 from Working Cash to Operations and Maintenance Fund.

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

 

  1. Steve Richey, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to Approve Application for Waiver of five percent Administrative cost increase for 2014-2015 School Year

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

 

  1. Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to Approve staff member request for 10 additional sick days as per Association contract provisions.

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

 

  1. Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve and Adopt Prevailing Wage Resolution.

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

 

G.    Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve Board Meeting Schedule for next year.

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

 

H.     Becky Moorehead, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to Approve a Homeschool Participation Policy for athletic participation of students who are homeschooled.

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

 

I.       Chris Jones, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve Staff Resignations.

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

 

J.      Chris Jones, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to Approve extra-curricular positions and volunteer coaching positions.

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

 

 Adjournment:

 

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to adjourn the Regular Board Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit District #271 at 7:58 P.M.

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