February 15, 2017 Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER

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

 

ADMINISTRATION

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

 

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

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

 

VISITORS

President Guerrero recognized and welcomed the visitors.  Visitors present were: Randy West, Glenda Weldy, Erech Pierson, Dave Fleming, and John Gorecki.

 

MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Mr. Randy West addressed the Board with regard to the Shari West Memorial Scholarship.

 

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, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

Mr. Meadows updated the Board on the progress of the Science Lab. March 1st is the estimated date of occupation.

 

Mr. Meadows also provided the Board with a summary of the cooperative sports meeting between the administration and Board members of Tri-City and Sangamon Valley school districts.  

 

Mr. Meadows updated the Board on the proposed SB550 requiring lead testing at the SVEE and SVWE campuses.

 

CURRICULUM DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Mr. Field updated the Board on the most recent data from MAP testing at SVHS.  Mr. Fleming, Mrs. Janvrin, and Mr. Britton also presented the Board with testing results from their respective buildings.

 

ATTENDANCE CENTERS UPDATE

Mr. Meadows informed the Board that an Attendance Centers Committee meeting is scheduled for March 1st.  This meeting will include the following attendees: school board curriculum committee, administration, and teacher representatives from SVEE and SVWE.

 

FIREWALL UPGRADES

Leonard Williams moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to approve firewall upgrades at all campuses for $14, 319.74.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

USE OF SVWE CAMPUS

Mike Staab moved and Leonard Williams seconded the motion to allow the Village of Illiopolis to use the west campus to hold a town meeting to discuss the proposed water cooperative with the Village of Harristown. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

MS PROMOTION

Leonard Williams moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to set the date for MS Promotion on Thursday, May 18th at 7pm.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

HS GRADUATION

Jeff Stahl moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to set the date for HS Graduation on Friday, May 19th at 7pm.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Leonard Williams moved and Michael Oakley seconded the motion to enter closed session at 7:35 p.m. for the reasons stated on the agenda. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

CLOSED SESSION ADJOURNMENT

Leonard Williams moved and Michael Oakley seconded the motion to reenter open session at 7:46 p.m. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

CLOSED SESSION MINUTES

Leonard Williams 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, Mike Staab, Jeff Stahl, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

RESIGNATION

Jeff Stahl moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Daniel Moore as Middle School Night Custodian. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

TERMINATION

Leonard Williams moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to terminate the employment of Lynette Cox as High School Classroom Aide effective January 25, 2017. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Mike Staab moved and Leonard Williams seconded the motion to employ Trescia Wiesner as High School Classroom Aide effective January 26, 2017. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Jeff Stahl moved and Michael Oakley seconded the motion to employ Sara Lowe as Substitute Bus Driver. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Mike Staab moved and Michael Oakley seconded the motion to employ Jason Oakleaf as Volunteer High School Bass Team Boat Captain for the 2016-2017 school year. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Jeff Stahl moved and Leonard Williams seconded the motion to employ Josh Patrick as MS Assistant Scholastic Bowl Coach. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

FMLA REQUEST

Leonard Williams moved and Michael Oakley seconded the motion to grant leave to Brooke Neibuhr under the Family Medical Leave Act beginning approximately May 4, 2017 through the end of the 2016-2017 school year. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

FMLA REQUEST

Mike Staab moved and Leonard Williams seconded the motion to grant leave to Kyliegh Covi under the Family Medical Leave Act beginning at the start of the 2017-2018 school year through September 15, 2017. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

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

 

The next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.