July 19, 2017 Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER

President Stephanie Guerrero called the July meeting to order at
6:00 p.m.  Board members present were: Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  Absent: Glenda Weldy and James Kent.  

ADMINISTRATION

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

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

Mrs. Janvrin led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

VISITORS

President Guerrero recognized and welcomed the visitors.  Visitors present: Britney Cowan.

Ms. Cowan updated the board on FFA activities and the status of greenhouse donations/grants.

CONSENT AGENDA

Cynthia Ervin moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

Mr. Meadows updated the board on the FOIA requests for FY 2017.

Mr. Meadows updated the board on the current status of summer projects at each campus.

Mr. Meadows presented the board with the FY 18 Beginning Fund Balance.

Mr. Field updated the Board on the proposed changes to the district’s current reading curriculum.

8TH GRADE PROMOTION

Mrs. Guerrero recommended postponing discussion of 8th Grade Promotion until the August board meeting.

NEWSLETTER UPDATE

Mrs. Leeper recommended including the summer edition of the district newsletter as a mailer in the Sentinel as well as making copies available at local businesses.  The board gave a verbal approval for Mrs. Leeper to proceed.  An update will be given at the August board meeting. 

BOARD RESOLUTION

Mrs. Leeper updated the board on the current status of the Board Resolution.  An additional update will be made at the August board meeting.

DAIRY CONTRACT

Erech Pierson moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to award the dairy contract to Prairie Farms for the 2017-2018 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

GROCERY CONTRACT

Martha Leeper moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to award the grocery contract to Kohl Wholesale for the 2017-2018 school year.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

SENTINEL SUBSCRIPTIONS

Jeff Stahl moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to renew the subscription of the Sentinel for the 2017-2018 school year at a cost of $18.50 per subscription.   Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  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 January 2017 through June 2017 closed. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

GREENHOUSE PROJECT

Jeff Stahl moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to move forward on the site preparation for the greenhouse at a cost of $2,800 to the district. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

EXECUTIVE SESION

Jeff Stahl moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to enter closed session at 6:40 p.m. for the reasons stated on the agenda.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

CLOSED SESSION ADJOURNMENT

Erech Pierson moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to reenter open session at 6:48 p.m. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

CLOSED SESION MINUTES

Jeff Stahl moved and Martha Leeper seconded the motion to accept the closed session minutes as read in closed session. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

RESIGNATION

Erech Pierson moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Danielle Hausman as MS Secretary. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

RESIGNATION

Jeff Stahl moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Teresa Muir as MS Library Aide. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

RESIGNATION

Martha Leeper moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Kayla Daugherty as SVEE Music Teacher. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

EMPLOYMENT

Cynthia Ervin moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to employ Teresa Muir as MS Secretary.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper and Jeff Stahl.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Next Regular Meeting is scheduled for August 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room.

ADJOURNMENT

Jeff Stahl moved and Martha Leeper seconded the motion that the meeting be adjourned at 6:52 p.m.   All voted in favor. Motion Carried.