April 18, 2018 Regular Meeting

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

ADMINISTRATION
Also present: Superintendent Bob Meadows, Sangamon Valley East Principal Valerie Janvrin, Sangamon Valley West Principal Brian Britton and Sangamon Valley High School Principal Jonathan Field.     
    
PLEDGE TO THE FLAG
Mr. Britton led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.    

EYE ON THE STORM
Mr. Field recognized SVHS students Braden Wickline, Ashlyn Sturdy, Marcello Gonzalez, Camille Abel, Lauren Conroy, Abby Mann, and Jeff Nees for their outstanding achievements and representation of Sangamon Valley.

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

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
Mr. Meadows updated the Board on the bids received for District Food Service.

Mr. Meadows also updated the Board on the current status and repairs needed to the Gym roof at SVMS.
 
Mr. Meadows discussed the QNS Technology Upgrade Proposal. 

Mr. Meadows recommended renaming of SVWE and SVEE campuses.

Mr. Meadows updated the Board on a request received from Spin City Cycle for use of the SVHS campus.    

ELEMENTARY NAME CHANGE
Glenda Weldy moved and James Kent seconded the motion to approve the name change of Sangamon Valley East Elementary to Sangamon Valley Primary School and Sangamon Valley West Elementary to Sangamon Valley Intermediate School. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.
    

IESA MEMBERSHIP
Martha Leeper moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to approve the IESA Membership for the 2018-19 school year at a cost of $875 to the district. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

FUEL BID
Cynthia Ervin moved and Jeff Stahl seconded the motion to award the diesel fuel, unleaded gasoline, and propane bids to Evergreen FS for the 2018-19 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

VILLAGE OF HARRISTOWN
Martha Leeper moved and James Kent seconded the motion to allow the Village of Harristown to hold a Town Meeting at the east campus on May 11, 2018 at 7 p.m.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss a possible water rate increase. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

KING-LAR
Erech Pierson moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to pay King-Lar $63,870.34 for repairs associated with lead mitigation at all campuses. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

QNS TECHNOLOGY UPGRADE
Jeff Stahl moved and James Kent seconded the motion to approve the QNS technology upgrade proposal for the 2018-19 school year for an amount not to exceed $9,910.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Jeff Stahl moved and Glenda Weldy seconded the motion to enter closed session at 6:27 p.m. for the reasons stated on the agenda. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

CLOSED SESSION ADJOURNMENT
Erech Pierson moved and James Kent seconded the motion to re-enter open session at 6:57 p.m. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.
    
CLOSED SESSION MINUTES
Glenda Weldy moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to accept the closed session minutes as read in closed session. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

EMPLOYMENT
Cynthia Ervin moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion to employ Bethany Wellbaum as SV Primary School Principal for the 2018-19, 2019-20, and 2020-21 school years.  Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

EMPLOYMENT
Martha Leeper moved and Glenda Weldy seconded the motion to employ Brian Britton as the Intermediate and Middle School Principal for the 2018-19 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

EMPLOYMENT
Jeff Stahl moved and James Kent seconded the motion to employ Erica Thies as a Special Education Teacher at SV Intermediate school for the 2018-19 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

RESIGNATION
James Kent moved and Cynthia Ervin seconded the motion to accept the resignation of Rhonda Wiese as a SVWE classroom aide effective at the end of the 2017-18 school year. Roll call vote: Ayes- Cynthia Ervin, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, Jeff Stahl, Glenda Weldy, James Kent, and Stephanie Guerrero. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT
Jeff Stahl moved and Erech Pierson seconded the motion that the meeting be adjourned at 7:03 p.m.  All voted in favor.  Motion carried. 

Next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.