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Beardstown Community Unified School District 15 Board of Education met June 19

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 5, 2019

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Beardstown Community Unified School District 15 Board of Education met June 19.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

CALL TO ORDER

The Board of Education Community Unit No. 15, Beardstown, IL was called to order on June 19, 2019 by President Mike Seaman at 7:00 p.m. in Beardstown Middle/High library 500 East 15th Street, Beardstown, IL. Pledge of allegiance. Kim Watson called the roll with the following members present: Jimmy Hymes, Barbara Hobrock, Joe Engelbrecht, Kim Watson, Wells Petersen and Mike Seaman. OJ Simpson was absent. Also in attendance were Ron Gilbert and Kelly Herter.

PUBLIC QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS-None

COMMITTEE REPORTS: Building and Ground meeting met on 5/30/19. Playground discussion. Asphalt bids. Graham and Hyde was in the district to discuss the building options. They will be in the district on June 25th at 2:00 p.m for bid openings.

Personnel Meeting-No recommendations for the board

ADMINISTRATORS REPORT:

Bill Myers-None

Lori Young-None

Trevor Cottle-Summer program is going well. Good things are going on. He will be attending the EL director’s workshop tomorrow.

Tammee Petersen-Summer School going on at Gard. Field trip to Osmers to see banding purple martin birds.

Ron Gilbert-He gave a financial update of the district. Community Eligibility Program was submitted. Consolidated district plan is completed; he thanked Lori Young and Trevor Cottle for their help. Several chromebooks in the 5th and 6th grade need replaced. Students painting the school are doing a good job. Camera DVR system at Gard has been installed. June Board retreat.

ACTION ITEMS.

On a motion by Watson, second by Hymes to approve consent agenda 1, 2, 3, and 4. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Petersen, second by Watson approve the amended budget for the 2018-2019 SY. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock to approve of the 2019-2020 school calendar. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock- yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Petersen, second by Engelbrecht to approve consolidated district grant plan for the 2019-2020 SY. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hobrock, second by Hymes to approve keeping closed session minutes closed for meetings held January 2019 through June 2019, as the need for confidentiality still exists in all or part of those minutes. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Petersen to Prevailing Wage Resolution complying with all Illinois Department of Labor regulations applicable to Beardstown CUSD #15 for the 2019-20 SY. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Watson, second by Hymes to approve the standard business mileage reimbursement rates of 58 cents per mile for the 2019-20 SY. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Watson, second by Petersen to retain the services of Jay Greening of Miller/Hall/Triggs as the district attorney. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock to adopt a resolution designating district depositories. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock to approve vendors for bread and mild based on bids received. Kohl Foods was the only bidder. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock to enter closed session for the purpose of discussing litigation, land acquisition, negotiations, student disciplinary at cases, and to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, or dismissal of an employee or officer. Personnel-Employment/Dismissals. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock- yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes. Time 7:22 p.m.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock to re enter regular session. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht- yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes. 8:10 p.m.

PERSONNEL

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock to approve the following employment: David Scott-Assistant Middle/High School Principal. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Petersen, second by Hymes to hire Douglas P. Overbeck-MS English Teacher. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hobrock, second by Hymes to hire Tammee Petersen-Assistant Gard Elementary Principal. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-abstain; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock Jan Bailey-FT Special Education Teacher-Gard Elementary. Roll call Hymes- yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock to hire Walytza Irigoyen Reyes-FT Elementary Teacher-Gard Elementary. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hymes, second by Hobrock to hire Lucie Mordiva-District French Facilitator. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Hobrock, second by Watson to table hiring more Student Summer Help as needed. The board recognizes the following resignations: Candee Thurman-Noon Supervisor-Gard; Natalie Schneider-MS/HS Aide. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

On a motion by Watson, second by Petersen to approve the maternity leave of Sabina Rios beginning September 14, 2019. Roll call Hymes-yes; Hobrock-yes; Engelbrecht-yes; Watson-yes; Petersen-yes; and Seaman-yes.

DISCUSSION:

Safety meeting-Bids on radio bids. Officer Baer stated he did have contact with Motorola about Police radios having service in the building.

Building and Grounds will need to set a meeting once we get bids from Graham and Hyde. Personnel Meeting July 10th at 7:30 pm

Building and Grounds July 10th at 6:30 p.m.

ADJOURN:

On a motion by Hymes, second by Petersen to adjourn. Time 8:26 p.m.

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