Edinburg Community Unit School District 4 Board of Education met Jan. 11.
Here is the minutes as provided by the Board:
SWINGER present (arrived at 6:28)
LEFEVER present (arrived at 6:09)
PEACOCK present (left at 7:35)
III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to approve the agenda. All members voted yes.
Motion passed (5/0)
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS: Had a small recognition for Cindy Tapscott and her years of service. Presented her with a plaque and had cake.
APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:
Approval of Minutes
Regular Board Minutes – December 14, 2016
Acceptance of Financial Reports
December 2016 District Treasures Report Balance of $4,501,253.67
December 2016 Handwritten Bills in The Amount of $1,467.14
December 2016 Activity Account none due to Kerry’s absence.
Payment of January 2017 Vendor Bills Per Board Report in The Amount of $51,442.05
Deb Wuebben took care of the bill payment in Kerry Sims absence to be with her mom.
MOTION by MORELAND and seconded by LEFEVER to approve the Consent Agenda. All members voted yes. Motion passed (6/0)
ADMINISTRATION AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:
A. Correspondence FOIA – from Oak Brook requesting to look at Springfield Clinic Contract
B. Committee Reports
1. Building: Meeting dates coming up after BLDD report is back
2. Policy: Later in meeting. All will receive packet from this time forward.
3. Finance: Meeting dates coming up after BLDD report is back
4. Board Development: training on negotiations: checking on cost of Brian/David or other Options
5. Personnel: Involvement with negotiations Margaret, Ron and Cory
6. Athletic COOP: nothing at this time
7. Mid-State Delegate: March 20, 2017 Adam will attend
C. Athletic Director’s Report
1. Will have a Freshman/Sophomore Tournament
D. Principal’s Report
1. Adam Feld – coaching and teaching
2. Loss of kids – due to employment of parents
3. Inservice – on Friday
E. Superintendent’s Report
1. Ad for Ag teacher since Mr. J was only here for a year
2. Ad for a Science teacher since unsure of husband placement
3. Volkswagen Emission Lawsuit – we will be placed on list
4. Volleyball coach has resigned but will be official in February
5. Tile versus Plank cost request
A. First reading of second half of board policy updates
MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to approve the first reading of updated board policies. All members voted yes. Motion passed (6/0)
B. Reciprocal Agreement with Edinburg Police Department and Christian County Policy committee will bring it up at sport handbook meeting. We would like to work with Kincaid in this adventure so that all athletes would be treated equal.
C. Discussion of building renovations Discussed how board would like to have the cost of tiles versus plank flooring. Board was made aware of discussion BLDD was having with Mr. Lamkey about possibilities for the high school.
A. Consider the disposal of all Executive Session recordings older than 18 months
MOTION by SWINGER and seconded by MORELAND to approve the disposal of all Executive Session recordings older than 18 months. All members voted yes. Motion passed (6/0).
B. Consider the request for maternity leave by Ashlie Mathis
MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to approve the request for maternity leave by Ashlie Mathis. All members voted yes. Motion passed (6/0).
C. Mid Year Report
Given several items concerning mid year stats. Mr. Lamkey went over enrollment #’s and enrollment trends for Edinburg for falling between 250-300 students. Mr. Lamkey went through all the funds used for the school. How we want to keep the Ed fund plumped up. How are tax cap is at 3.97 and that we really need to try to keep 1 year in each fund in case of emergency. Mr. Lamkey has still not found the pot at the end of the rainbow for us so we have to be good stewards of what we have. He went thru the differences in the budget from the actual and where we are at. Tort is up due to Mid-State assessment. Over all at 42% of actual budget at high point. Went through missing positions and staffing patterns.
* After Executive Session
MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by MORELAND to go into Executive Session at 8:11 pm “to discuss 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 validity.
All members voted yes. Motion passes (6/0)
ROLL CALL VOTE TO ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION WAS AS FOLLOWS: HUNSLEY,
yes; SKAGGS, yes; MORELAND, yes; LEFEVER, yes; SWINGER, yes; BARTON, yes.
MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to return to Open Session at 9:44 pm. All members voted yes. Motion passed (6/0)
ROLL CALL VOTE TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION WAS AS FOLLOWS: SKAGGS, yes;
HUNSLEY, yes; SWINGER, yes; MORELAND, yes; LEFEVER, yes; BARTON, yes.
ACTION ON ITEMS FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION
MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to adjourn at 9:45 pm. Carried by acclamation. (6/0)