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2013-05 Special Board Meeting

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

SPECIAL MEETING

May 6, 2013– 7:00 P.M.

Paw Paw High School Media Center

Paw Paw, Illinois

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 6, 2013.  Those answering roll call were:  David Lilja, Becky Moorehead, Jason Penman, Daryl Rosenkrans, and Steve Richey. Absent was John Prentice. Also present were Superintendent Robert Priest, Patty Torman and Jodi Howell.

New board member Chris Jones entered the meeting at 7:06 P.M.

Approval of Minutes:

Jason Penman, seconded by Becky Moorehead, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of April 16, 2013, with one correction.

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

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Closed Session of April 16, 2013.

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

Open Forum:  

Parent Jodi Howell introduced herself, and stated she was at the Board Meeting to find out if any of the Riffed staff were to be re-hired for next school year.   President David Lilja said that at this time there was no discussion of re-hiring until they know how negotiations will go.  Mr. Priest told her that at the next Board Meeting, May 20, 2013, they would know more.

Adjournment Sine Die of the Board

Motion was made by Becky Moorehead, seconded by Jason Penman, to adjourn this Board Meeting Sine Die at 7:06 P.M.

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

Board’s Reorganization

David Lilja, acting as immediate past president, stood and gave the Oath of Office to new member Chris Jones, and returning board members Becky Moorehead, Jason Penman and Daryl Rosenkrans.  

Election of President Protempore and Secretary Protempore:

Nominations for President Protempore

David Lilja was nominated for the office of President Protempore.

Steve Richey, seconded by Becky Moorehead, made a motion that nominations for the office of President Protempore be closed.

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Becky Moorehead made a motion that David Lilja be declared Board President Protempore.

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

Nominations for Secretary Protempore.

Jason Penman was nominated for Secretary Protempore by a board member.

Steve Richey, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to close the nominations for Secretary Protempore.

Motion passed unanimously by a roll call vote.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion that Jason Penman be elected as Secretary Protempore.

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

Election of Officers:

David Lilja was nominated as Board President.  There were no other candidates nominated.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion that nominations for Board President are closed.

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

Steve Richey, seconded by Becky Moorehead, 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.

President David Lilja asked for nominations for Vice-President.  Steve Richey nominated Becky Moorehead as board vice-president.  There were no other nominations.

 

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by David Lilja, made a motion that nominations for Board Vice-President be closed.

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

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion that Becky Moorehead be unanimously elected as Board Vice-President for a two year term.

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

President David Lilja asked for nominations for Secretary. Jason Penman was nominated by a board member.  There were no other nominations.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by David Lilja, made a motion that nominations for Secretary be closed.

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

 

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion that Jason Penman be unanimously elected as Board Secretary for a two year term.

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

9. Declaration of Board Meeting Night, Time and Place – attached calendar.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Steve Richey made a motion that Board Meetings will be held the third Monday of the month, unless otherwise specified, meeting time is 7:00 P.M. and all meetings will be held in the Paw Paw Library of Paw Paw High School.

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

10. Adopt all Existing Board Policy Handbooks, Student Handbooks and Job    Descriptions.

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, to adopt all existing board policy handbooks, student handbooks, and job descriptions.

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

11. Approve the Law Office of Walter J. Zukowski, Peru, IL as the School District’s Attorney; Basalay, Cary and Alstadt as the School District’s Architect, and WIPFLi as the School District’s Auditor.

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a 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 as the School District’s Auditor.

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

12. Approve Paw Paw State Bank as Official District Depository for District Funds, and District Depository for Activity and Imprest Funds.

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, 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 unanimously by a roll call vote, 6-0.

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

IVVC – Steve Richey, Mr. Priest; LCSEA – Mr. Priest; IASB Governing Board – Becky Moorehead.

Education – Becky Moorehead, Daryl Rosenkrans; Policy – the Board of Education; Building – Daryl Rosenkrans, Steve Richey;  Athletic – Chris Jones, Jason Penman; and Transportation – Daryl Rosenkrans, Steve Richey.

Mr. Priest said there were copies of two resignation letters given out to Board Members.  One letter was from Mr. Priest as Superintendent of the District, and the other letter was for Micah Seymour as District Technology Director.   Becky Moorehead asked if they could go into closed session, Mr. Priest answered yes.

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to go into Closed Session at 7:20 P.M.

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

Adjournment:

Steve Richey, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to adjourn the Regular Board Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit District #271 at 7:47 P.M.

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