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2011-05-Special Meeting

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Special Meeting- May 2, 2011– 7:00 P.M.

Paw Paw Elementary School Conference Room

Paw Paw, Illinois

 

Board President David Lilja called the Special Meeting of the Board of Education of Paw Paw Community Unit School District #271 to order at 7:02 P.M. on Monday, May 2, 2011. Those answering roll call were:  David Lilja, Becky Moorehead, Jason Penman, Rick Siemers, John Prentice, Steve Richey, and Daryl Rosenkrans,   Also present, were Superintendent Robert Priest, and Patty Torman.

 

Rick Siemers, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of April 18, 2011, as presented.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.

 

Rick Siemers, seconded by Becky Moorehead, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Closed Session of April 18, 2011, as presented.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 7-0

 

Adjournment Sine Die of the Board

 

Steve Richey, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to adjourn sine die at 7:05 PM.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 7-0.

 

Board’s Reorganization

 

The Oath of Office was cited by the new board members voted in the April, 2011 election; Incumbents David Lilja and Steve Richey.  Congratulations were extended to the returning board members, and they thanked Rick Siemers for filling in for a Board member who resigned.

 

Election of President Pro Tempore and Secretary Protempore

 

Nominations for President Protempore were opened.  David Lilja was nominated for the position of Board President Pro Tempore.

Steve Richey, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion that David Lilja be unanimously elected President Protempore.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0

 

Following the election, new Board President Protempore, David Lilja assumed the chair.

The President Protempore opened nominations for the office of Secretary Protempore.  Jason Penman was nominated.

 

Steve Richey, seconded by David Lilja, made a motion that Jason Penman be unanimously elected Secretary Protempore.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

 

Nomination and Election of President of the Board – Two Year Term

 

David Lilja was nominated for the position of Board President.  Mr. Priest asked if there were any other nominations for Board President, there were none.

 

John Prentice, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion that nominations for Board President were closed.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote 6-0.

 

Steve Richey, seconded by John Prentice, made a motion that David Lilja be unanimously elected as Board President for a two year term.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

 

David Lilja assumed the position of School Board President.

 

Nomination and Election of Vice-President – Two Year Term

 

Becky Moorehead was nominated for the position of Board Vice-President for a two year term.  President David Lilja asked for any other nominations for the position, there were none.

John Prentice, seconded by David Lilja, made a motion to close nominations for Board Vice-President.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote 6-0.

 

John Prentice, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion that Becky Moorehead be declared Board Vice-President for a two year term.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote 6-0.

 

Nomination and Election of Board Secretary – Two Year Term

 

President David Lilja asked for nominations for Board Secretary, for a two year term.  Jason Penman was nominated for the position of Board Secretary.

 

Steve Richey, seconded by David Lilja, made a motion that nominations for Board Secretary be closed.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

 

John Prentice, seconded by David Lilja, made a motion that Jason Penman be declared Board Secretary, for a two year term.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

 

Declaration of Board Meeting Night, Time and Place – Mr. Priest handed out a new schedule for the rest of 2011 and through June of 2012.

 

Motion to Adopt All Existing Board Policies, Student Handbooks, and Job Descriptions.

 

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to Adopt All Existing Board Policies, Student Handbooks, and Job Descriptions.  

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote 6-0.

 

Motion to Approve the Law Offices of Walter J. Zukowski, Peru, IL., as the School District’s Attorney; Basalay, Cary and Alstadt as the School District’s Architect; and Wipfli, formerly Lindgren, Callahan, VanOsdol,  as the School District’s Auditor.

 

Jason Penman, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve Walter J. Zukowski, Peru, IL., as the School District’s Attorney; Basalay, Cary and Alstadt as the School District’s Architect; and Wipfli, formerly Lindgren, Callahan, VanOsdol as the School District’s Auditor.

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

 

Motion to approve Paw Paw State Bank as official District Depository for District Funds, and District Depository for Activity and Imprest Funds.

 

Steve Richey, seconded by David Lilja, made a motion to approve Paw Paw State Bank as official District Depository for District Funds, and District Depository for Activity and Imprest Funds.

Motion passed by a roll call vote 6-0.

 

Appointment of Board Representatives for IVVC, LCSEA, IASB Governing Board and Board Committees (Education, Policy, Building, Athletic and Transportation).

 

IVVC – Steve Richey

LCSEA – David Lilja

IASB – Becky Morehead

Educational – John Prentice, Becky Moorehead

Policy – Entire board

Building and Transportation – Daryl Rosenkrans and Steve Richey

Athletic – Jason Penman and John Prentice

 

Mr. Priest informed the Board of the roof over the High School gymnasium blew off.  Luckily insurance will pay for it, as it will cost around $44,000.  There is a $1000 deductible which the District will have to pay.

 

Closed Session:

 

Steve Richey, seconded by Jason Penman, 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 voice vote 6-0.