Central Community High School District #71

7740 Old U.S. 50, Breese, IL  62230

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

 

* Tuesday, January 18, 2011 *

7:30 PM

 

AGENDA

 

1.0       Call to Order

 

2.0            Roll Call

 

3.0            Approval of Agenda

 

4.0            Approval of Minutes

4.1            Approval of Executive Session Minutes

 

5.0            Routine Business

5.1            Financial Report

5.2            Payment of Bills

5.3            Recognition of Visitors / Public Comment

5.4            Communications / Correspondence

5.5            Information

 

6.0            Old Business

6.1            Update on Summer 11 Project

 

7.0            New Business

7.1            Board Policy Manual Revisions (First Reading)

7.2            Authorize Preparation of Specifications and Letting of Bids for Transportation Services

7.3            Authorize Preparation of Recommendation on Non-Certified Wages

7.4            Employ Assistant Girls Soccer Coach

7.5            Authorize Advertisement of Science Position

7.6            Authorize Advertisement of Foreign Language Position

 

8.0            Principal’s Report

 

9.0       Executive Session

 

10.0     Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Central Community High School was held on January 18, 2011 at 7:30PM in the boardroom. 

 

Members present were Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Tina Winkeler and Rick Taphorn presided.  Tim Richter was absent.  Visitors included Todd Jones, Tim Brilley, Brian Short, Matt Cassidy and Kelly Ross. 

 

The agenda was approved on a motion by Mike Nettemeier, second by Rick Taphorn.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

The minutes of the previous meeting were reviewed and approved on a motion by Dave Wellen, second by Mike Strieker.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

The prior executive minutes for July 2010 – Dec 2010 were kept closed at this time on a motion by Mike Strieker, second by Dave Wellen.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

The financial report was reviewed and accepted on a motion by Mike Nettemeier, second by Dave Wellen.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:                  

 

Mr. Meyer reviewed the communication and correspondence items, including the most recent outstanding student bills.  Currently we still have over $30,000 in outstanding fees.  They are $1000 less than this time last year.  We have several large senior accounts yet to be paid.  There will be a food auditor from Illinois State Board of Education here on January 19th and 20th to review the school lunch program.  Central hosted the Articulation Conference on January 14th.  There were 260 staff and teachers from other schools in attendance.  A general session speaker from KSED spoke to the whole group first, with different specialized sessions and panels after.  The Committee to Support Central is still going strong.  One of the quarterly meetings will be on Wednesday, January 19, 2011.  Currently they have 5 scholarship accounts, and 29 businesses participating in the Cougar Pride Club.  They have a total of $54,000 in all of their funds.     

 

Mr. Todd Jones from Mevert was in attendance to present to the board the drawings and specs of the Restroom/Ticket Booth by the track. 

 

Mr. Meyer reviewed several different sections of the Board Policy Manual that that need to be revised.  Those include: adding “we administrate the oath of office to all new Board members”, removing names of Complaint Managers, adding a policy for students with food allergies, removing “Consumer Education Proficiency Test” and replacing it with “Proficiency Examination” and adding coverage of Americans with Disabilities and Spanish/American History to the Curriculum Content.    

 

Our 3-year transportation agreements will be expired at the end of this school year.  Since our Transportation Fund is forecasting a huge hit this year, it is important to get the best bid possible.  A motion to prepare for and the letting of bids for transportation was made by Rick Taphorn, second by Tina Winkeler.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

It is also the time of year to discuss wage increases for the non-certified employees.  Mr. Meyer asked the BOE how they want to proceed with this process.  The BOE agreed to have Mr. Meyer bring recommendations to the next meeting.  A motion to authorize Mr. Meyer to prepare recommendations on non-certified wage increases was made by Tina Winkeler, second by Mike Strieker.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None  

 

A motion to employ Mr. Jack Etter as Assistant Girls Soccer Coach for 2011 was made by Rick Taphorn, second by Mike Nettemeier.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

We have two positions retiring this year that will need to be filled.  A motion to authorize the opening and advertising for a Science teacher was made by Tina Winkeler, second by Mike Strieker.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

A motion to authorize the opening and advertising for a Foreign Language teacher was made by Rick Taphorn, second by Dave Wellen.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

  

 

 

PRINCIPAL’S REPORT:

 

Mr. Jones informed the BOE that the Central Pep Band was selected to play at the State Basketball Tournament this year.  They were also asked to play at the Cure for Cancer event at Chavits Arena.     

 

Mr. Jones thanked all who were involved with the successful Clinton County Teachers Articulation In-service here at Central.  A lot of hard work was put into the event.   

 

The annual 8th Grade Informational Night will be held at Central on Tuesday, January 25th from 6:30 – 7:30.  Packets were mailed to all 8th grade students in the feeding districts. 

 

Mr. Jones is preparing for the Student Handbook Review.  Dave Wellen has agreed to sit on the committee again this year.  The committee meets 3-4 nights in February and March to review the current handbook. 

 

 

 

The board adjourned at 8:55 PM. on a motion by Mike Nettemeier, second by Mike Strieker.  Roll call vote:  Aye –Mary Lou Voss, Dave Wellen, Mike Strieker, Mike Nettemeier, Rick Taphorn, Tina Winkeler.  Nay – None

 

 

           

 

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Board President                                  Board Secretary