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March 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

  PAW PAW COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #271

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

March 20, 2017 – 7:00 P.M.

Paw Paw Elementary Room #9

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, March 20, 2017. Those answering roll call were: Becky Moorehead, Jason Penman, Heidi McKee, Chris Jones, Steve Richey, and Daryl Rosenkrans. Absent is Chris Fairchild. Also present were Superintendent Stan Adcock, Emmylou Truckenbrod, Heather Nelson, Angie Lampson, Kristel Schlorff, Grisel Alderson, Karen Vlasaty, Wayne Pierce, Toni Pierce, Kristen Hickey, and Bev Schrader.

Approval of the Minutes:

            Jason Penman, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of February 13, 2017, as presented.   

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

 

Steve Richey, seconded by Chris Jones, made a motion to approve the minutes of the Closed Session of February 13, 2017 as presented.

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

 

Consent Agenda Items:

 

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda Items as presented:

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

                             Ed.:              $ 170,984.83    

              OP/M:             $ 19,834.28      

                        TRANS:              $ 10,794.73      

                         IMRF:              $ 7,526.67       

                        TORT:              $ 14,869.86       

           DEBT SERVICE:              $ 450.00

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS:      $ 126.01                      

                       TOTAL:              $ 224,586.38  

            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.  Feasibility Study Discussion. At this time, the feasibility study is not complete and there are discussions between the firm doing the study and ISBE as to whether the new district would be tax-capped (PTELL) or not. Paw Paw is currently a PTELL district and Earlville is not. The State Board will make this final decision. The Board would also like to see the documentation that has been presented cleaned up and possibly an executive summary added.

 

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  1. New Business

1. Discussion of Adoption of Board Policy Governing Fan/Coach and Player Behaviors. (CS)

2. Approve New Copier/Printing Contract with RK Dixon.

Motion by Steve Richey, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, to approve New Copier/Printing Contract with RK Dixon.         

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

3. Approve IHSA Membership for 2017-2018.

Motion by Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, to approve IHSA Membership for 2017-2018.     

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

4. Discussion Concerning Purchasing Sub-calling Software. Two possibilities were discussed: the first is an app that would require all potential subs to have the app installed, another is AESOP which all subs on the list could be contacted without a specific app.

Motion by Steve Richey, seconded by Chris Jones, to move forward with the purchase of sub-calling software.

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

                     5.  Discussion Concerning Credit Card Payment Systems. There are several options that would                        

allow parents to pay for anything school related online or possibly from a card reader in the offices. All options would have about a 3% transaction charge. The two options are either PayPal or through the IL Comptrollers pay site.

6.  Discussion and Approval of PPJH/HS Class Schedule for 2017-2018 School Year. Three options were discussed, #1 would trigger an overload schedule for one teacher, #2 would be the same schedule as this years, and #3 would move a part time teacher to full time and require the hiring of a full time English/Spanish teacher.

Motion by Jason Penman, seconded by Daryl Rosenkrans, to pursue option #3 for the PPJH/HS   Class Schedule for 2017-2018 School Year.       

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

7.  Approve Repainting Cafeteria.

Motion by Steve Richey, seconded by Jason Penman, to Approve Repainting the Cafeteria (with input: not one color).

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

 

Administrative Report: Mr. Adcock will be in Bloomington April 25th for the administrative side of asbestos training. The sidewalk at the elementary school entrance is on the schedule for replacement this year and the Junior High entrance also needs to be looked it (water pools outside the door). The water softener and a freezer in the kitchen failed and needed to be replaced. The washer has also failed and a replacement is needed. There are 13 students who wish to attend IVVC next year. The Illinois Science Assessment will be on March 21st for all students who just completed Biology I, as well as 8th grade and 5th grade students. Juniors will take the SAT on April 5th and all other HS classes will take some form of the PSAT. PARCC testing will be April 10th-17th.

           

Enclosures:  None

     

Additional:  None      

 

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Closed Session:

Becky Moorehead, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to adjourn to closed session for Personnel and discussion regarding employment, performance and/or dismissal of specific individuals, of the Paw Paw Community Unit School District at 7:50 P.M.

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

Action Items:

Daryl Rosenkrans, seconded by Jason Penman, made a motion to Approve Hiring Grisel Alderson as Bus Driver.

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

Jason Penman, seconded Chris Jones, made a motion to come out of closed session at 8:20 P.M.

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

 

Adjournment:

Jason Penman, seconded by Steve Richey, made a motion to adjourn the Regular Board Meeting of the Paw Paw Community Unit District #271 at 8:21 P.M.

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

 

 

 

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                          President                                                                                 Secretary

 

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