November 14, 2018 Regular Meeting

Call to Order

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

Administration

Also present: Superintendent Bob Meadows, Sangamon Valley Primary Principal Bethany Wellbaum, and Sangamon Valley High School principal Jonathan Field.

Pledge to the Flag

Ms. Wellbaum led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Eye of the Storm

Mr. Meadows discussed the K-12 Veteran’s Day Assembly and thanked all district staff members for another successful program.

Executive Session

Jeff Stahl moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to enter closed session at 6:05 p.m. for the reasons stated on the agenda.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, Erech Pierson, and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Closed Session Adjournment

Cynthia Ervin moved and James Kent seconded the motion to re-enter open session at 6:13 p.m.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, Erech Pierson, and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Closed Session Minutes

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

Employment

James Kent moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to hire Erica Thies as MS Cheerleading Coach for the 2018-2019 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, Erech Pierson, and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Consent Agenda

Jeff Stahl moved and Martha Leeper seconded the motion to approve the consent agenda as presented. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, Erech Pierson, and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Superintendent’s Report

Mr. Meadows updated the Board on the ENGIE Opportunity Assessment. 

Mr. Meadows discussed the District School Report Card and updated the Board on the Curriculum Committee meeting held on November 8, 2018.

2019 Tax Levy

Erech Pierson moved and Glenda Weldy seconded the motion to adopt the Tax Levy for 2018 payable in 2019. Roll call vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Cynthia Ervin, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, Erech Pierson, and James Kent.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

ISAB Resolutions

Martha Leeper moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to adopt the resolutions as presented by the Resolution Committee. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Resolution Committee

Erech Pierson moved and Glenda Weldy seconded the motion to approve Martha Leeper as the board’s voting member for the 2018 Delegate Assembly. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Illiopolis Christmas Party

James Kent moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to allow the Village of Illiopolis to use the Intermediate cafeteria for their annual Christmas Party.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Pinewood Derby

Martha Leeper moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to allow Cub Scout Pack 91 to use the Sangamon Valley Primary cafeteria on January 26, 2019, for their annual Pinewood Derby.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

Special Board Meeting

Stephanie Guerrero reminded the Board that the next regular meeting is scheduled for December 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.  The committee of the whole will meet with ENGIE at 5:30 p.m.

Adjournment

Jeff Stahl moved and James Kent seconded the motion that the meeting be adjourned at 6:51 p.m. All voted in favor. Motion carried.