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December 2016 Board Meeting Minutes

PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

December 19, 2016 - 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 7:00 P.M. on Monday, December 19, 2016.  Those answering roll call were:  Becky Moorehead, Jason Penman, Daryl Rosenkrans, Chris Jones, Steve Richey and Chris Fairchild.  Absent was Heidi McKee.  Also present were Superintendent Stan Adcock and Patty Torman.  Also, Karen Vlasaty, liaison for newspapers, Mrs. Gudmunson, Mrs. Stahl, Mrs. Nelson, elementary teachers, Mr. Strohman, high school teacher, Grisel Alderson and Sue Johnston.

Steve Richey, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of November 21, 2016 as presented.  

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

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Fairchild, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Closed Session of November 21, 2016 as presented.

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

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda Items as presented:

            A).       Approval of the additions/corrections, as follows:

                              Ed.:          $ 

  OP/M:           $    

                        TRANS:         $      

                           IMRF:          $      

                           TORT:         $      

CAPITAL PROJECTS:        $  - 0 -     

      WORKING CASH:        $  - 0 -

           FIRE/SAFETY:         $  - 0 -                                                           

       DEBT. SERVICE:        $    

                     TOTAL:         $   

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

            C).       The Financial Reports as presented.

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

Open Forum – None

Items for Discussion

  1. Old Business

                1.  Approve the New Venue for the Senior Class Trip – due to the fires in Tennessee the  senior class has had to choose a new sight for their Senior Class Trip.  The new venue for the senior class trip is the Wisconsin Dells.  The itinerary has been handed out to the Board.

Chris Fairchild, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to approve the revised Senior Class Trip.

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

2.   Approve Sealed Bids for A Frame Hoist – was tabled due to no bids as of yet.

Board of Education

Regular Meeting – December 19, 2016

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New Business

  1.  First Reading of Board Policies – was tabled because Mrs. McKee was not in                           attendance.
  2. Discuss 1% Sales Tax Revenue and Designation for Use – Mr. Adcock presented to the Board the options of the new 1% Sales Tax Revenue.  Paw Paw can expect in the range of $96,000 annually.   There are many factors that influence this amount, i.e. student attendance numbers, other district student attendance numbers etc. He suggested putting the money in the Operation/Maintenance Fund, therefore alleviating the burden on the Education Fund.  The Board took this under advisement.
  3. Approve Payment of Non-Certified Stipend - (CS)
  4. Approve resignations, extra-curricular positions and volunteer coaching positions - CS)

Administrative Report:    

            Mr. Adcock told the Board about his problems with the REAP Grant.  He was able to sort it out and found out District #271 would get a windfall of about $45,000 for this year and the last two years.

Enclosures: None

Additional:  None

Closed Session:

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to adjourn to closed session of the Paw Paw Community Unit School District at 7:17 P.M., to consider personnel, discussion regarding employment, performance, and/or dismissal of specific legal counsel to the school district (5ILCS 120/2(c)(1))

            Motion passed unanimously by a voice vote.

Chris Fairchild, seconded Chris Jones, made a motion to come out of closed session at 7:19 PM.

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

Action Items:

Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Fairchild, made a motion to Payment for Remainder of Annual Non-Certified Stipend for Athletic Director Secretary to Julie Iversen.

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

Adjournment:

Chris Jones, seconded by Becky Moorehead, made a motion to adjourn the Regular Board Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit District #271 at 7:52 P.M.

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