Kankakee SD board recommends employee termination
The Kankakee School District 111 Board of Education met Nov. 21 to recommend employee termination.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:
"The Kankakee School District Board of Education is composed of seven elected members deeply committed to ensuring a quality of educational excellence that will enhance the opportunities and challenges facing today's student. Board members are elected to four-year terms and receive no salary for their services. They may seek reelection to any number of terms."
KANKAKEE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 111 BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES November 21, 2016
A special meeting of the Board of Education of Kankakee School District No. 111, Kankakee County, Illinois, was held at 6:00 p.m. in the Auditorium at Lincoln Cultural Center, 240 Warren Avenue, Kankakee, Illinois.
Members present: John Coghlan
Amelia Davis, Vice President Jess Gathing Karen Johnston, President Joseph Lightfoot Angela Shea Barbara A. Wells, Secretary
Members absent: None.
A quorum was declared present.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Board President, Karen Johnston.
Closed Session At 6:03 p.m., motion was made by Gathing, seconded by Coghlan, to adjourn for closed session to discuss appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body. ROLL CALL VOTE—Ayes: Coghlan, Davis, Gathing, Lightfoot, Shea, Wells, and Johnston. Nays: none. Motion carried.
The closed session was adjourned at 6:59 p.m.
At 7:07 p.m. the regular session was reconvened with all board members present.
Meeting with the Board were:
Dr. Genevra A. Walters, Superintendent Vicki Scott, Recording Secretary
News reporter, Mr. John Dykstra, was present from The Daily Journal.
Amendment to Agenda President Johnston asked for a motion to amend the agenda to place public comments before the action item.
Motion was made by Coghlan, seconded by Gathing, to have public comments prior to the action item as presented. ROLL CALL VOTE--Ayes: Gathing, Lightfoot, Shea, Wells, Coghlan, Davis, and Johnston. Nays: none. Motion carried.
Public Comments The following public comments were made:
Recommendation to Terminate Larry Null, Assistant Director of Maintenance Motion was made by Coghlan, seconded by Gathing, to approve the recommendation to terminate Larry Null, Assistant Director of Maintenance as presented. ROLL CALL VOTE--Ayes: Lightfoot, Shea, Wells, Coghlan, Davis, Gathing, and Johnston.
At 7:14 p.m. a motion was made by Gathing and seconded by Lightfoot to adjourn the meeting. All ayes; motion carried.
Karen Johnston, President
Barbara A. Wells, Secretary