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Edinburg Community Unit School District 4 Board of Education met Feb. 8.

By Wadi Reformado | Apr 19, 2017

Edinburg Community Unit School District 4 Board of Education met Feb. 8.

Here is the minutes as provided by the Board:

II. ROLL CALL

MORELAND present

SKAGGS present

HUNSLEY present

SWINGER present

LEFEVER present (arrived at 6:05)

PEACOCK present

BARTON present

III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

MOTION by MORELAND and seconded by HUNSLEY to approve the agenda. members voted yes. Motion passed (6/0)

IV. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:

Approval of Minutes

Regular Board Minutes – January 11, 2017

Executive Board Minutes – January 11, 2017

Acceptance of Financial Reports

January 2017 District Treasures Report Balance of $4,022,539.14

January 2017 Handwritten Bills in The Amount of $7,578.81

December 2017 Activity Account in the Amount of $61,657.75

January 2017 Activity Account in The Amount of $67,462.37

Payment of February 2017 Vendor Bills Per Board Report in The Amount of $99,493.57

Bill questions: Deb Wuebben Charge – She took over bills, tax statements and etc. for Kerry Simms.

Revolving Fund transfer – It is the account for officials payments and etc.

Activity Account – needs to have AG account looked at same #’s on Dec. and Jan.

Bus Physical – two different venues

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by MORELAND to approve the Consent Agenda. All members voted yes. Motion passed (6/0)

V. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS:

John Kerwen – Edinburg Fire Department: inquiring about having Donkey Basketball in the Gym or Baseball field for a fundraiser. Looking into gym April 14, 20 or May 4, 5, 6, 8. Fred is checking with insurance, open book dates, Jeff. If all seem fine then it is a go for the fire department.

VI. ADMINISTRATION AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

A. Correspondence Kerry Sims: Thank you during her Mother’s Illness.

B. Committee Reports

1. All sitting quiet at this point in time

2. Combine finance and building committee very soon to get renovations started.

3. COOP meeting – Handbook Feb. 23 at 6:30 in Edinburg

C. Athletic Director’s Report

1. Regional starting

2. Senior Night for Basketball

D. Principal’s Report

1. Mitchell Bloome – star student

2. Cellphones – Jr. High lunch hour – it is a split decision between teachers and lunch supervisors will be discussed at handbook committee meeting just a prior warning

3. Question raised can bleachers be pulled out at lunch for kids to sit on. *Cleaning of bleachers discussed, have had some community members make comments.

E. Superintendent’s Report

1. Dates – For Data retreat and Collective Bargaining Training Will look for a date with Brian Braun for the bargaining training.

2. Scubber – the scrubber has been worked on and worked on to the point it is not worth doing. We can get one for $4500.00 a demo. With new floor coming would be nice to have a new machine to care for them.

VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by SWINGER to go into Executive Session at 6:27 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 of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine validity” All members voted yes. Motion passes (7/0)

ROLL CALL VOTE TO ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION WAS AS FOLLOWS: SKAGGS, yes;

HUNSLEY, yes; LEFEVER, yes; MORELAND, yes; PEACOCK, YES; SWINGER, yes; BARTON, yes.

******************************EXECUTIVE SESSION***************************

MOTION by HUNSLEY and seconded by SKAGGS to return to Open Session at 7:01 pm. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

ROLL CALL VOTE TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION WAS AS FOLLOWS: SKAGGS, yes;

HUNSLEY, yes; LEFEVER, yes; MORELAND, yes; PEACOCK, YES; SWINGER, yes; BARTON, yes.

ACTION ON ITEMS FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION

VIII. OLD BUSINESS

A. Second Reading of Board Policies

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to approve second reading of board policy updates. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0).

B. Discussion of building renovations

BLDD - the flooring proposal – looking at tile options Fred presented options of placement. Was decided to do the alternate tan and gray one on right side of choices. Went over various choices and discussion of choices.

C. Discussion of collective bargaining training

Was determined to divide up Board Retreat and Collective Bargaining training. Date for Board Retreat set as March 4. Was decided to set up a date with Brain Braun at 2 hours for $500.00 for the Collective Bargaining training. Fred will get in touch with Brian to do so.

IX. NEW BUSINESS

A. Consider Adopting Updated Board Policies

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to adopt the board policy updates as approved. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0).

B. Consider accepting the BLDD proposal for flooring renovations to go out to bid.

MOTION by HUNSLEY and seconded by PEACOCK to approve the BLDD Proposal for flooring renovations and to place it out for bid. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0).

D. Consider approving the 2017-18 School Year Calendar

Presented with calendar that is similar to last years, with the difference of days moving back due to year change. Was presented to the EEA and they seen no problem with it.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to approve 2017-2018 school year calendar. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0).

D. Consider approving the FY2017 Seniority List as presented.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by PEACOCK to approve the FY2017 Seniority List as Presented. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

E. Personnel

1. Consider the resignation of Jill Beckham as the Junior High Assistant Volleyball Coach

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by LEFEVER to approve the resignation of Jill Beckham as the Junior High Assistant Volleyball Coach. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

2. Consider the employment of Rachel Davidson as Junior High Assistant Volleyball Coach.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by MORELAND to approve the employment of Rachel Davidson as Junior High Assistant Volleyball Coach. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

2. Consider the employment of Mr. Brad Herzog as the High School Baseball Coach

MOTION by HUNSLEY and seconded by MORELAND to approve the employment of Mr. Brad Herzog as the High School Baseball Coach. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

3. Consider the employment of Aaron Morgan as High School Assistant Baseball Coach.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by MORELAND to approve the employment of Aaron Morgan as High School Assistant Baseball Coach. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

4. Consider approving Kyle Barton as a volunteer High School Assistant Baseball Coach.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by MORELAND to approve Kyle Barton as a volunteer High School Assistant Baseball Coach. SKAGG, MORELAND, PEACOCK, LEFEVER, HUNSLEY, SWINGER voted yes; BARTON abstained. Motion passed (6/0)

5. Consider the employment of Ron Moreland as High School Softball Coach.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by LEFEVER to approve the employment of Ron Moreland as High School Softball Coach. SKAGG, BARTON, PEACOCK, LEFEVER, HUNSLEY, SWINGER voted yes; MORELAND abstained. Motion passed (6/0)

6. Consider the employment of Eric Peden as the High School Softball Assistant Coach.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by MORELAND to approve the employment of Eric Peden as the High School Softball Assistant Coach. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

7. Consider the employment of Annette Tonelle as bus monitor.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by HUNSLEY to approve the employment of Annette Tonelle as bus monitor. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

8. Consider the employment of Mary Schalk as bus monitor.

MOTION by SKAGGS and seconded by PEACOCK to approve the employment of Mary Schalk as bus monitor. All members voted yes. Motion passed (7/0)

X. OTHER ITEMS:

Economic Interest Statements Due to County Clerk

ADJOURNMENT:

MOTION by PEACOCK and seconded by LEFEVER to adjourn at 8:08 pm. Carried by acclamation. (7/0)

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