January 18, 2017 Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER

President Stephanie Guerrero called the January meeting to order at

7:00 p.m.  Board members present were: Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, Leonard Williams, and Brad Centola.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Also present: Superintendent Bob Meadows, Sangamon Valley East Principal Valerie Janvrin, and Sangamon Valley High School Principal Jonathan Field. 

 

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

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

 

VISITORS

President Guerrero recognized and welcomed the visitors.  Visitors present were: Tom Leeper, Glenda Weldy, Erech Pierson, Kyle Nave, and Diana Staab.

 

EYE ON THE STORM

Mr. Meadows congratulated the TCSV Girls basketball team for their 1st place finishes in the TCSV Holiday Tournament and the Macon County Tournament.

 

Mr. Meadows congratulated Nate Doty for breaking the Boys Basketball single game scoring record with 44 points in a win against South County.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

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

 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

Mr. Meadows updated the Board on the current athletic fee schedule of SV compared to that of other local school districts.   

 

Mr. Meadows also updated the Board on the progress of the Science Lab. He stated that work is continuing, but classes will not be held in the Lab until all work is completed. 

 

Mr. Meadows updated the Board on the current status of the mandated categorical payments.

 

CURRICULUM DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Mr. Field stated that students are in the process of completing MAP testing and anticipates updating the board in February when all testing is complete.

 

BOARD NEWSLETTER

Mrs. Leeper updated the Board on the newsletter that will be sent to all Sangamon Valley School District residents by January 31, 2017.

 

Mike Staab move and Brad Centola seconded the motion to approve the postage cost for the Board Newsletter for $554.16.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

CLOSED SESSION MINUTES

Martha Leeper moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to keep the closed session minutes from July 2017 through December 2017 closed.

Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

DUTIES OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

Mr. Meadows discussed with the Board the duties of the superintendent with regard to snow/ice removal and general campus maintenance.

 

DISTRICT WORK BIDS

Mr. Meadows discussed with the Board the process of acquiring bids for district projects.

 

REQUEST FOR RESIGNATION

Mr. Meadows informed the Board of the request received from Mike Staab for the resignation of Michael Oakley as Sangamon Valley CUSD #9 Board member.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Leonard Williams moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to enter closed session at 7:45 p.m. for the reasons stated on the agenda. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

CLOSED SESSION ADJOURNMENT

Leonard Williams moved and Mike Staab seconded the motion to reenter open session at 8:05 p.m. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

CLOSED SESSION MINUTES

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

 

RESIGNATION

Jeff Stahl moved and Leonard Williams seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Destiny Messman as SVWE classroom aide. Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

PRINCIPAL'S CONTRACT

Leonard Williams moved and Martha Leeper seconded the motion to employ Valerie Janvrin as Sangamon Valley East Elementary principal for the 2017-2018 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

PRINCIPAL'S CONTRACT

Mike Staab moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion to employ Brian Britton as Sangamon Valley West Elementary principal for the 2017-2018 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.


PRINCIPAL'S CONTRACT

Having satisfactorily met the goals and objectives outlined as part of his performance based contract, Mike Staab motioned and Martha Leeper seconded the motion to enter into a successor contract with Cody Trigg as principal for the Sangamon Valley School District through the 2019-2020 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.


PRINCIPAL'S CONTRACT

Having satisfactorily met the goals and objectives outlined as part of his performance based contract, Leonard Williams moved and Brad Centola seconded the motion to enter into a successor contract with Jonathan Field as a principal for the Sangamon Valley School District through the 2020-2021 school year.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Martha Leeper, Michael Oakley, Brad Centola, Jeff Stahl, Mike Staab, and Leonard Williams.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Jeff Stahl moved and Leonard Williams seconded the motion that the meeting be adjourned at 8:10 p.m.   All voted in favor. Motion Carried.

 

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