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Carrollton CUSD board reviews school mandates

Local Government

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 13, 2017

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The Carrollton Community Unified School District 1 Board of Education met Nov. 21 to review the list of school mandates.

Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:

1 Carrollton CUSD #1 Board of Education Open Meeting Minutes Date: November 21, 2016 Time: 7:00 P.M. Location: Carrollton Grade School Library Type of meeting: X Regular Special Reconvened or rescheduled Emergency Name of person taking the minutes: Gina Settles, Board Secretary Name of person presiding: Tammy Weber, President Members in attendance: 1. Steve Adcock 2. Rodney Reif 3. Jeremy Reiter 4. Vicki Schnelten 5. Deanna Stendeback 6. Lisa Wade 7. Tammy Weber Members absent: Approval of the Agenda Motion made by: Rodney Reif Motion to: Approval of the Agenda Motion seconded by: Steve Adcock Roll Call: “Yeas” “Nays” (X)Steve Adcock, Rodney Reif, Jeremy Reiter, Vicki Schnelten, Deanna Stendeback, Lisa Wade and Tammy Weber Action: X Passed Failed Communications: Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Young thanked Mrs. Heitzig and the Student Council for all of their hard work putting together a wonderful Veteran’s Day Program. They had 99 Veterans and guests who attended a catered breakfast and then attended the program. The Civics Club at the high school hosted another great Veteran’s Day program with guest speaker Matt Goetten. They handed out green lights to all the Veterans. Dr. Cox shared that November 14th-18th is School Board Appreciation Week. To honor our Board of Education members, books are being donated to each building library. Superintendent’s Report: Dr. Cox reviewed the updated list of current school mandates that are in place for our schools. She stated that this list continues to grow; there have been 166 mandates added since 2012 an average of seven new ones each year with little or no additional funding. Dr. Cox shared information regarding the school report card and PARCC Results. The report cards can be found online at illinoisreportcard.com. Dr. Cox stated the 18 month National Institute of School Leadership Executive Development Program that Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Young and she participated in concluded in November. This was a fantastic program sponsored by the Tracy Family Foundation. Dr. Cox stated they have been able to apply many of the practices and principles to their work in the District. Mr. Thomas gave a technology update. He stated that our computer lease will be up next summer and we will need to 2 check the balance of computers to Chrome books; A Technology meeting will occur in the near future to discuss this issue. Mr. Thomas also shared that he attended the Skyward Conference and was able to bring back and begin utilizing some of the new tools that he has learned. Dr. Cox shared that it is time for Illinois 5Essentials Survey again. This is our climate and culture survey that is required every other year; we conduct ours annually. In order to get results and feedback from parents, each building needs at least 20% participation. We received a FOIA request from Jared Rutecki of the Better Government Association on November 15, requesting information including current CBA’s, administrative contracts, budget, legal settlements and payroll information. Information was shared regarding this year’s holiday programs. The grade school program will be held on December 13, 2016 for kindergarten through fifth grades at the grade school. The middle school and high school band and choir program will be held December 20, 2016 at the high school. Dr. Cox discussed updates that were made to the “lockdown procedures” that are part of our Crisis Management Plan. Dr. Cox stated as a component of the SB100 the board will now be updated regarding out of school suspensions. Citizens: Opportunity for Visitors to Address the School Board Concerning Any Agenda Topic None Approval of Items on Consent Agenda: Summary of discussion: Adoption of Consent Agenda, Approve Open Minutes for October 17, 2016 Regular Meeting, October 24, 2016 Special Meeting and November 14, 2016 Special Meeting and Closed Minutes from October 17, 2016 Regular Meeting, October 24, 2016 Special Meeting and November 14, 2016 Special Meeting, Treasurer’s Report (s), District Accounts Payable, School Activity Account (s) Report(s), and Payroll, Donation of approximately $2500 from #1 Booster Club for labor and materials to replace one of the dugouts at the baseball field. Motion to approve these consent agenda items made by: Rodney Reif Motion seconded by: Steve Adcock Roll Call: “Yeas” “Nays” Steve Adcock, (X) Rodney Reif, Jeremy Reiter, Vicki Schnelten, Deanna Stendeback, Lisa Wade and Tammy Weber Action: X Passed Failed Agenda item: OLD BUSINESS Summary of discussion item: FFA National Convention Motion made by: Rodney Reif Motion to: Approve FFA trip to Indianapolis for the FFA National Convention. Motion seconded by: Steve Adcock Roll Call: 3 “Yeas” Steve Adcock, Rodney Reif, (X)Jeremy Reiter, Vicki Schnelten, Deanna Stendeback, Lisa Wade and Tammy Weber Action: X Passed Failed “Nays” Agenda Item: NEW BUSINESS Summary of discussion item: Policy Updates – First Reading Dr. Cox reviewed and discussed the policy updates. Formal approval is needed at the December board meeting to adopt the updates. Summary of discussion item: Tentative Levy Dr. Cox gave some background information regarding the levy. The proposal will need to be adopted as the tentative levy and posted in the local newspaper due to the required Truth in Taxation Hearing. Agenda Item: CLOSED SESSION A motion was made by Jeremy Reiter and seconded by Vicki Schnelten to adjourn to close meeting to discuss: The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the District or legal counsel for the District, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee or against legal counsel for the District to determine its validity; Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. Roll Call: “Yeas” Steve Adcock, Rodney Reif, Jeremy Reiter, Vicki Schnelten, Deanna Stendeback, (X)Lisa Wade and Tammy Weber Action: X Passed Failed “Nays” Time of Adjournment: 7:52pm Open Session restarted at: 8:11pm Summary of discussion item: High School Head Track Coach Angie McAdams has applied for high school Head Track Coach. Angie has previous experience with high school and middle school track. Motion made by: Rodney Reif Motion to: Approve Angie McAdams as Head High School Track Coach. Motion seconded by: Jeremy Reiter Roll Call: 4 “Yeas” (X)Steve Adcock, Rodney Reif, Jeremy Reiter, Vicki Schnelten, Deanna Stendeback, Lisa Wade and Tammy Weber Action: X Passed Failed “Nays” Summary of discussion item: Volunteer Coaches Scott Zobrist – Volunteer Assistant High School Baseball Coach Scott Zobrist – Volunteer Assistant High School Basketball Coach Ginger Gilmore – Volunteer Head Middle School Volleyball Coach Craig Jones – Volunteer Assistant High School Track Coach Amelia Uhles – Volunteer Middle School Assistant Volleyball Coach Motion made by: Rodney Reif Motion to: Approve the following Volunteer Coaches, Scott Zobrist Volunteer Assistant High School Basketball Coach, Scott Zobrist Volunteer Assistant High School Baseball, Ginger Gilmore Volunteer Head Middle School Volleyball Coach, Craig Jones Volunteer Assistant High School Track Coach, and Amelia Uhles Volunteer Middle School Assistant Volleyball Coach. Motion seconded by: Steve Adcock. Roll Call: “Yeas” Steve Adcock, (X)Rodney Reif, Jeremy Reiter, Vicki Schnelten, Deanna Stendeback, Lisa Wade and Tammy Weber Action: X Passed Failed “Nays” Summary of discussion item: Resignation of Teacher’s Assistant Phyllis Didier has submitted her resignation as Teacher’s Assistant effective December 31, 2016. Motion made by: Jeremy Reiter Motion to: Approve the resignation of Phyllis Didier as of December 31, 2016. Motion seconded by: Steve Adcock. Roll Call: “Yeas” Steve Adcock, Rodney Reif, (X) Jeremy Reiter, Vicki Schnelten, Deanna Stendeback, Lisa Wade and Tammy Weber Action: X Passed Failed “Nays” Agenda Item: COMMUNICATIONS: Dr. Cox shared the next Two Rivers Division Governing Meeting will be on December 13, 2016 at Lonzerotti’s in Jacksonville. 5 Citizens: Opportunity for Visitors to Address the School Board Concerning Any Topic: None Approval of Motion to Adjourn Motion to adjourn made by: Jeremy Reiter Motion seconded by: Vicki Schnelten All present signified by saying, “Aye.” Action: X Passed Failed Time of adjournment: 8:15pm Post-Meeting Action Date minutes approved: 12/19/16 Date minutes were available for public inspection: 12/20/16 Date minutes were posted on District website: 12/20/16

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