Central Community High School District #71

7740 Old U.S. 50, Breese, IL  62230

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

Monday, July 15, 2013  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              Summer Project Update / Approve Application for Payment

6.2              Approve Fundraising Policy

 

7.0              New Business

7.1              Authorize Seeking of Proposals for Multi-purpose Vehicle

7.2              Accept Non-certified and Extra Duty Resignation

7.3              Employ Library and Media Center Instructor

7.4              Employ Teacher Aide (In-School Suspension)

7.5              Employ Assistant Golf Coach

7.6              Employ Assistant Boys Soccer Coach

7.7              Employ Assistant Track Coach

7.8              Employ Volunteer Marching Band Assistant

7.9              Employ Volunteer Football Coach

 

 

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 July 15, 2013 at 7:30PM in the boardroom. 

 

Members present were Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter presided.  Tina Winkeler was absent. Visitors included Rachel Faust and Kelly Ross.

 

The agenda was amended and approved on a motion by Dave Wellen, second by Kris Rickhoff.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

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

 

The executive session minutes of the previous 6 months were opened on a motion by Tim Richter, second by Dave Wellen.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None 

 

The financial report was reviewed and accepted on a motion by Tim Richter, second by Kris Rickhoff.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:                   

 

Becky Boeschen reviewed the Actual versus FY13 Budget.  In summary, we ended up with a larger “black” number than what we planned to have.  It is difficult to compare budgetary projections from last fall since payments have either not been made or have been prorated at different levels than expected. 

 

We have received information regarding the Youth Development and Employment Program and Perkins Tutorial grant allocations.  Just as last year, we can supplement the program with supply and material money from the Career and Technical Education grant program annually received from the Regional Delivery System.  Mrs. Laura Walker will be returning to supervise the program and Stacey Boruff will be the CTE tutor on grant funds again next year.  We have also received formal verification that we will be receiving the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) grant from the U.S. Department of Education again this year.  Our award amount this year will be $35,434.oo.  (This amount is $9.oo less than last year.)  Some of these funds will go to the expenditure of salary for the aide who works in the Response to Intervention program and the remaining will supplement our technology budget since these are either required or approved expenditure areas.

 

The BOE decided to keep the Monday, April 21st meeting as scheduled on the Monday of the Easter Holiday weekend.    

 

Work on the Summer 2013 Commons Area renovations continues to progress.  Currently, the contractor informs us that they anticipate a completion by August 1st.  They are currently working on installing the doors.  The last thing they will have to do is install the purple sound panels.  Other projects are also moving along such as the construction of the new trophy case, resurfacing of food service counters, and scheduling of the painting to the locker areas.  The maintenance and custodial staff is also progressing on painting several classrooms, the resurface of the south parking lot, stripping, waxing, and the numerous lists of items for repair.  A motion to approve Payment #3 to Calhoun Construction for $238,038.32 for summer project was made by Dave Wellen, second by Mike Strieker.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

At last month’s meeting we presented a new fundraising policy and procedure for implementation during the upcoming school year.  The BOE had an opportunity to review and consider the aspects of this policy.  It has become necessary for us to develop some consistent guidelines and requirements for organizations and our personnel to adhere to in their usage.  This will make them more effective, improve our practices in handling funds, and alleviate oversaturation in fundraising within the community.  A motion to adopt fundraising policy was made by Tim Richter, second by Mary Lou Voss.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

We have not purchased a new multi-purpose utility vehicle (gator) for use in our maintenance and athletic programs since April 2008.  The unit is a crucial part of our programs, especially in the spring athletic season (baseball and softball), fall athletics (football), maintenance jobs (line painting, trimming, etc), and other versatile uses.  Our current gator has 830 hours on it.  A piece of equipment with more horsepower and heavy duty characteristics for dragging the fields as opposed to the lightweight carryall we have had in the past would be more beneficial.  Without a small dragging tractor or 4-wheeler, it is difficult to get the job done.  A motion to authorize Mr. Meyer to bring recommendation for new gator was made by Mike Strieker, second by Kris Rickhoff.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

A motion to approve resignation of Mr. Francisco Basurto as ESL aide and Assistant Girls Soccer Coach was made by Dave Wellen, second by Kris Rickhoff.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

A motion to employ Mrs. Brittany Hogg as Library and Media Center Instructor pending all necessary requirements are met was made by Tim Richter, second by Dave Wellen.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

A motion to employ Mr. Joshua Rathmann as Teacher Aide/parking lot supervisor for the In-School Suspension Supervisor pending all necessary requirements are met was made by Kris Rickhoff, second by Mike Strieker.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

A motion to employ Ms. Emily Howell as Assistant Golf Coach was made by Tim Richter, second by Dave Wellen.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

A motion to Employ Mrs. Kristin Rueter as Assistant Track Coach was made by Mary Lou Voss, second by Dave Wellen.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

A motion to employ Mr. Dean "Buddy" Anderson as volunteer Band was made by Mary Lou Voss, second by Tim Richter.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

A motion to Employ Mr. Kevin Jansen as volunteer football coach pending all necessary requirements was made by Dave Wellen, second by Mike Strieker.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

PRINCIPAL’S REPORT:

 

Mr. Jones reported on his recent trip to the National Federation of High Schools Conference in Denver, Colorado June 24-28.  He attended the conference with the IHSA executive director and his assistant executive directors from the office in Bloomington.       

 

The 2013-2014 school year will begin on Thursday, August 15th with a teachers institute in the morning and Freshmen Orientation will begin at 7PM

 

Some of our teachers will be realigning new state-adopted national standards of learning to their curriculum maps. 

 

The board adjourned at 9:03 PM on a motion by Dave Wellen, second by Mary Lou Voss.  Roll call vote:  Aye – Mike Nettemeier, Dave Wellen, Mary Lou Voss, Mike Strieker, Kris Rickhoff, Tim Richter.  Nay – None

 

           

 

Mike Nettemeier                    Mike Strieker                          

Board President                                  Board Secretary