April 19, 2017 Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER

President Stephanie Guerrero called the April meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  Board members present were: Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Also present: Superintendent Bob Meadows, Sangamon Valley East Principal Valerie Janvrin, Sangamon Valley West Principal Brian Britton, Sangamon Valley High School principal Jonathan Field, and Sangamon Valley Middle School principal Cody Trigg.

 

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

Mr. Britton led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

VISITORS

President Guerrero recognized and welcomed the visitors.  Visitors present were: Kristie and Katie Chumbley, Britney Cowan, Erech Pierson, Jessica Whighstil, Georgia Miller, Eston Coe, Sarah Wheeler, Kay Mason, Julie Bauer, and Glenda Weldy.

 

EYE ON THE STORM

Mr. Field addressed the Board to discuss the LOVC Student Recognition luncheon attended by Seth Manion and Ashley Ford as well as the LOVC Scholar Athlete Award awarded to Nathan Doty. Mr. Field attended the Macon County Regional High School Principal’s Student Recognition luncheon with co-valedictorians Ally Wilcox and Grace Brownlee.

 

Sarah Wheeler addressed the Board to discuss 2016-2017 MS Speech team competition results.

 

Britney Cowan addressed the Board to recognize Georgia Miller for receiving the State FFA Award and Eston Coe for receiving the Proficiency Award. 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Leonard Williams moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

Mr. Meadows updated the Board on the completion of the HS Science Lab and stated that Lab is now being utilized for Science classes.

 

Mr. Meadows informed the Board that due to the lack of State budget, the Early Childhood and Agriculture Education grants are not currently available. 

 

Mr. Meadows also updated the Board on the staffing needs for the 2017-2018 school year which include: HS Math, HS Special Ed, HS Social Science, MS Special Ed, and Speech/Language Pathologist. 

 

IESA MEMBERSHIP

Jeff Stahl moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion to approve the IESA Membership for the 2017-18 school year at a cost of $800 to the district.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab.

All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

IHSA MEMBERSHIP

Mike Staab moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion to approve IHSA Membership for the 2017-18 school year at no cost to the district. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

BAND TRIP

Martha Leeper moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to approve the Band trip to Disney World in Orlando, FL in June 2018 at no cost to the district.  All voted in favor. Motion carried.

 

AWARD PROPANE/GAS BID FOR 2017-18

Mike Staab moved and Martha Leeper seconded the motion to award the propane and unleaded gasoline bid to Evergreen FS for the 2017-18 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

AWARD DIESEL BID FOR 2017-18

Leonard Williams moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion to award the diesel fuel bid to Prairie Land FS for the 2017-18 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

VILLAGE OF HARRISTOWN

The Village of Harristown has requested permission to have a beer tent on the grounds of the Sangamon Valley East campus during their annual 4th of July Celebration.  No motion was made.  The request was denied.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Leonard Williams moved and Michael Oakley seconded the motion to enter closed session at 7:30 p.m. for the reasons stated on the agenda. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

CLOSED SESSION ADJOURNMENT

Leonard Williams moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to reenter open session at 7:57 p.m. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

CLOSED SESSION MINUTES

Jeff Stahl moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to accept the closed session minutes as read in closed session. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Martha Leeper, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Leonard Williams moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to employ Paxton Campbell as SVHS Mathematics Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Mike Staab moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion to employ Tony Nika as SVHS Special Education Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Jeff Stahl moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion to employ Jennifer Tate as Bus Monitor for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Leonard Williams moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to employ Ryan Harter as Bus Monitor for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Brad Centola, Martha Leeper, Leonard Williams, and Mike Staab. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

RESIGNATION

Martha Leeper moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Haley Pack as MS Special Education Teacher at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Martha Leeper, Brad Centola, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

RESIGNATION

Martha Leeper moved and Leonard Williams seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Drew Whightsil as SVHS Social Science Teacher and Assistant Football Coach at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Martha Leeper, Brad Centola, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

RESIGNATION

Mike Staab moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Tyler Ford as the 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Martha Leeper, Brad Centola, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

RESIGNATION

Michael Oakley moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to accept the resignation of James Marksberry as 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Martha Leeper, Brad Centola, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

The next Board meeting will be held at 6:00pm on April 26, 2017, for the purpose of seating new Board members.

 

The start time of the regular board meeting on May 17, 2017 is changed to 6:00pm.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Leonard Williams moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion that the meeting be adjourned at 7:50 p.m.   All voted in favor. Motion Carried.