Greenfield CUSD No. 10 has new school bus
The Greenfield Community Unit School District No. 10 Board of Education met Aug. 15 to take a tour of the new district bus.
The seven members of the school board have broad authority to adopt and enforce all necessary policies for the management and government of the public schools in the district.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the district:
THE MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF GREENFIELD COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 10 August 15, 2016
The Board of Education of Greenfield Community Unit School District No. 10 met in regular session, in the Administrative Office, on August 15, 2016.
1. President Russ Bishop called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Upon roll call the following Board members were present: Josh Roberts, Chris Goode, Elliott Turpin and Russ Bishop. Chris Weller entered the meeting at 7:05 p.m. Also present were Superintendent Kevin Bowman, Elementary Principal Chris Raynor, High School Principal Beth Bettis, Ron Plogger and Becky McClelland.
2. Roberts motioned and Turpin seconded to approve the agenda as presented. Upon roll call Goode, Roberts, Turpin and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motioned carried.
3. Goode motioned and Roberts seconded to approve the regular minutes of the June 20, 2016 meeting and the special board meeting minutes from July 15, 2016 as presented. Upon roll call Roberts, Turpin, Goode and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
4. Roberts motioned and Goode seconded to approve the Consent Agenda items as presented. Upon roll call Turpin, Weller, Roberts, Goode and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried. (See Exhibit 1 attached to the Official Minutes)
5. District Highlights—Ron Plogger, Director of Transportation, gave board members a tour of the new District Bus.
6. Elliott Turpin reported that the Greenfield Foundation for Educational Excellence will have a meeting on Wednesday, August 17th.
7. Superintendent Bowman reported that the amount of the 2016-2017 General State Aide should be $1,125.137.00. Bowman reviewed the July historical financial balances in all of the funds. County sales tax revenues played a large part in school finances during the past year. Bowman also presented options for future working cash bonds and lowering the tax rate.
8. Superintendent Bowman displayed preliminary drawings for the renovation of the Elementary rug gym. The carpet in the gym must be removed prior to November of 2017 per the Health/Life/Safety inspection. The first priority on the Long-Range Planning Committee’s list of repairs is to update the Elementary gym. Renovation of the Elementary gym will be possible with the additional funds flowing in from the County Sales Taxes. The projected size of court would be 50 x 74, which would allow Junior High basketball, High School Girls’ Basketball, and all Volleyball games to be played there.
9. Ron Plogger reported on Facilities/Transportation:
-High School gym sidewalk project is finished and he recommends finalizing payment to Louco Construction -All buildings have been cleaned for the start of school -Industrial Technology excess equipment will have to be dismantled for removal
-Elementary sidewalk was re-coated -Football field lights have been checked and repaired -Parking lots were oiled and chipped by the county -High School gym floor was recoated -Concession stand door was replaced after vandalism -Tile under road was replaced
10. Superintendent Bowman reported on Personnel:
-Approve Football Volunteer coach -Approve High School Volleyball Assistant Coach
11 Superintendent Bowman reported on:
-Cornerstone Insurance Group has provided a competitive health insurance quote from Blue Cross/Blue Shield and are waiting on final rates. The Board will need to approve the final package. -Recommends purchasing 59 chrome books, licenses and charging cart from
C& C Consulting for Elementary staff and students. -FY17 tentative budget was placed on review for thirty days. -There were no Hunt Scholarship applicants.
12. Weller motioned and Goode seconded to go to Executive Session at 8:15 p.m. Upon roll call Roberts, Turpin, Goode, Weller and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
Turpin motioned and Roberts seconded to return to Open Session at 8:25 p.m. Upon roll call Roberts, Turpin, Goode, Weller and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
13. Roberts motioned and Goode seconded to approve Jon Dierkes as a volunteer assistant
football coach for 2016. Upon roll call Weller, Roberts, Turpin, Goode and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
14. Weller motioned and Roberts seconded to hire Kelsey Pembrook as the High School Girls’ Volleyball Assistant Coach for the 2016 year. Upon roll call Roberts, Turpin, Goode, Weller and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
15. Weller motioned and Turpin seconded to set non-union salaries for 2016-2017 to match
the Greenfield Education Association increases and to approve one-year extensions on three administrator’s contracts. Upon roll call Roberts, Turpin, Goode, Weller and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
16. Roberts motioned and Weller seconded to authorize the Superintendent to publish notice and set date of September 19, 2016 for the Budget Hearing at 6:45 p.m. Upon roll call Roberts, Turpin, Goode, Weller and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried. (See Exhibit No. 2 attached to the Official Minutes)
17. Roberts motioned and Goode seconded to authorize the Superintendent and the Insurance committee to finalize an insurance package and to then set a special board meeting for approval. Upon roll call Goode, Weller, Roberts, Turpin and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
18. Weller motioned and Turpin seconded to authorize the purchase of fifty-nine chrome
books, licenses and charging cart from C & C Consulting for $14,348 or cheaper. Upon roll call Weller, Roberts, Turpin, Goode and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
19. Roberts motioned and Weller seconded to close all Executive Minutes up to June 20,
2016. Upon roll call Roberts, Turpin, Goode, Weller and Bishop voted “Aye”. Motion carried.
20. Other Business-Elementary Principal Raynor was asked about enrollment at the
Elementary. He stated that three students were lost but had gained a few more from families moving into the district. Raynor felt that the Elementary was holding its’ own.
21. Correspondence-A thank you card was read from Pam Armold thanking the Board for a memorial given in the name of her mother.
22. A Two Rivers meeting will be held at Hamilton’s in Jacksonville on October 27th. Bowman advised he would be attending and encouraged board members to attend also.
23. Roberts motioned and Turpin seconded to adjourn at 8:35 p.m.
Russell S. Bishop ____________________________________ President
Joshua R. Roberts __________________________
1. Meeting called to order
2. Agenda approved
3. Minutes approved
4. Consent Agenda approved
5. District Bus Tour
7. Financial Update
8. Elementary Gym renovation
11. Health Insurance Quote, Chromebooks, FY17 Budget 12. Executive Session
13. Hire Jon Dierkes-Football Volunteer Coach
14. Hire Kelsey Pembrook-HS VB Asst. Coach
15. Set Non-union salaries/administrator contracts
16. budget Hearing date set
17. Insurance package
18. Purchase chrome books
19. Close Executive Minutes
20. Elementary Enrollment
22. Two Rivers Meeting
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