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2015-05

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

May 18, 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 7:03 P.M. on Monday, May 18, 2015.  Those answering roll call were: Becky Moorehead, Jason Penman, Heidi McKee, Chris Jones, and Daryl Rosenkrans. Also present were Superintendent Stan Adcock, Mr. Chuck Schneider, Emmylou Truckenbrod, Niesa Jacobs, Jeff Svendsen, Karen Vlasaty, Anne Noble, and Toni Pierce.

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of April 20, 2015.   

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

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to approve the Closed Session minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of April 20, 2015 as presented.   

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Special Board Meeting of May 4, 2015 as presented.   

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

Consent Agenda Items

Approval of the additions/corrections, as follows:

    Ed.: $ 136,605.07

OP/M: $ 323.14

            TRANS: $ 98,216.25

IMRF: $ 118,030.40

TORT: $ 12,887.51

           DEBT SERVICE: $ 3,475.61        

       WORKING CASH: $ 33,273.18

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT: $ 177.22

              FIRE SAFETY: $ 2,193.35

            TOTAL: $ 405,438.36

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

C). The Financial Reports as presented.

Jason Penman, 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: 

None.

 

Items for Discussion

a.  Old Business

1.  Resolution providing for the issue of approximately $980,000 of general obligation refunding school bonds of the District, providing for the levy of taxes to pay such bonds and authorizing the sale of such bonds to Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated.

2. Resolution providing for the issue of approximately $1,640,000 of general obligation limited school bonds of the District for the purpose of paying claims against the District and increasing the working cash fund of the District, providing for the levy of taxes to pay such bonds and authorizing the sale of such bonds to Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated.

3.  Resolution authorizing and directing the execution of an escrow agreement in connection with the issue of general obligation bonds of the District.

4.  Resolution adopting a disclosure compliance policy of the District.

b.  New Business

FFA Presentation on Leadership Camp

Discussion of and approval of ACTS as booster organization

Approval of All-American Sports as Athletic Advertiser for Sports Schedules

Discussion and Approval to Raise Lunch Prices $.10 for next Year.

Discussion and Approval to Raise Driver’s Education Fee Additional $50 for next Year

Approve Letting Fuel Bids

Approve Revisions for 2015-2016 Handbook Changes

Discussion of Transportation and Possible Route Consolidation

Discussion of Limitation of Administrative Cost Requirements

Discussion and Approval of Extra-Curricular Positions (CS)

Principal’s Report:

End of year activities are in place: final exam schedule, junior high exams, and practices for programs.

Prom was on Saturday May 16, all involved did a great job preparing and using venue for future proms will be up for discussions.

Freshman car wash raised about $600 between bank donations and the 30 cars that came through.

Baseball and softball have started regional play.

The spring awards/NHS induction was moved to May 20th to avoid conflict with BB/SB regionals.

New lunch schedule for next year will have test runs on May 20th and 26th.

End of Year PARCC testing went well.

New stage curtains are up and Mr. Schneider encouraged the Board to see them before they left.

A local news station will be coming to the school to interview some of the Quiz Bowl participants.

 

Superintendent’s Report:

Jason Kidd won IVVC award and scholarship for automotive. 

Mr. Adcock was very impressed with Science Fair. A thank you letter would be sent to the bank for use of parking lot for Freshman car wash and donation. The IDEA requirements are met under ISBE rules.

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 7:53 P.M.

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to come out of closed session at 8:32 P.M.

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

Personnel (5ILCS 120/2 Paragraph 1)

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

Action Items:

Chris Jones, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve Resolution providing for the issue of approximately $980,000 of general obligation refunding school bonds of the District, providing for the levy of taxes to pay such bonds and authorizing the sale of such bonds to Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated. 

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to Approve Resolution providing for the issue of approximately $1,640,000 of general obligation limited school bonds of the District for the purpose of paying claims against the District and increasing the working cash fund of the District, providing for the levy of taxes to pay such bonds and authorizing the sale of such bonds to Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated.

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

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to Approve Resolution authorizing and directing the execution of an escrow agreement in connection with the issue of general obligation bonds of the District.

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve Resolution adopting a disclosure compliance policy of the District.

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

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to Approve ACTS as booster organization.

Motion passed by a roll call vote, 4-1 (Jones voted against).

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve All-American Sports as Athletic Advertiser for Sports Schedules 

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve Increasing Lunch Prices $.10 for next Year.

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

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to Approve Increase in Driver’s Education Fee an Additional $50 for next Year

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve Letting Fuel Bids.

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

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to Approve Revisions for 2015-2016 Handbook.

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion Approve Extra-Curricular Positions

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to Approve FFA Leadership Camp Trip.

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

Adjournment:

Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, made a motion to adjourn the Regular Board Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit District #271 at 8:36 P.M.

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