Bourbonnais Elementary SD 53 Board of Education met May 23.
Bourbonnais Elementary SD 53 Board of Education met May 23.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
The Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of Bourbonnais Elementary School District No. 53, Kankakee County, Illinois was called to order by President Rob Rodewald on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:01 pm at the Administrative Offices, 281 W John Casey Road, Bourbonnais, IL.
1.02 Pledge of Allegiance.
1.03 The following members answered roll call: John Hall, Michael Jurka, Jamie Freedlund,
Rich McBarnes, Nicole McCarty, Jayne Raef, Rob Rodewald.
District Administrators Present: Superintendent Daniel Hollowell, Ed,D.; Dr. James Duggan, Director of Instruction, Bernadette Henriott, Director of Student Support Services; Kevin Baker, Director of Business Services; Dennis Crawford, Associate Director of Business Services; Mary Bicknell, Principal; Jeffrey Gindy, Principal; Jon Hodge, Principal; Jennifer Longtin, Principal; Shirley Padera, Principal; Abby Saldivar, Associate Principal, Roger Hale, Technology Director.
2. Recognition of Staff, Students and Community
2.01 Recognition of Students – The Bourbonnais Upper Grade Jazz Band played for the Board of Education.
2.02 Recognition of Retiring Staff
On behalf of Bourbonnais Elementary School District No. 53 the following Administrators recognized staff who will be retiring at the end of the 2016-2017 school year:
Presenter: Superintendent Daniel Hollowell
Kevin Baker - 14 years
Presenter: Shirley Padera
Wendy Carter - 32 years
Beth Dattilo - 32 years
Charlyn Nutter - 32 years
Kim Zirkle - 27 years
Presenter: Jon Hodge
Nancy Burghorn - 27 years
Presenter: Jeff Gindy
Melody Higgins - 25 years
Presenter: Bernadette Henriott
Nancy Bilyard - 22 years
Pam Perkins - 14 years
Presenter: Kevin Baker
Bonnie Earling - 30 years
Pandy Johnson - 39 years
2.03 Recognition of Community – There were no recognitions of Community.
3. Communications from/to:
3.01 Communications from/to BEA
Co-BEA Presidents Jan St. John and Jean Whetsel – BEA offered condolences to Dr. Hollowell for loss of his father. BEA expressed appreciation for professional and respectful negotiations Introduction of Staff: Hannah Bontrager, Christine Pickens, Beth McDowell, Wendy Carter, Kim Zirkle, Nancy Burghorn, Charlyn Nutter, Sheri Koch.
3.02 Communications from/to Visitors –There were no communications from visitors.
3.03 Communications from/to Board - Mr. Rodewald spoke about the IASB Board of Directors Meeting.
3.04 Communications from/to Administration - Dr. Hollowell thanked the Board and staff for support during the recent illness and passing of his father.
3.05 Communications from/to Superintendent – FOIA Requests – There were two FOIA requests reported by the Superintendent.
-SmartProcure FOIA Request - Completed by May 3, 2017 by Kevin Baker, Director of Business Services
-Illinois Retired Teachers Association - Completed May 9, 2017 by Lisa Leppert, Superintendent Secretary
4. Routine Business/Consent Agenda
Superintendent Daniel Hollowell, Ed.D. recommended the Board approve the following routine business consent items:
-4.01 Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting April 25, 2017 - 7:00 pm
-4.02 Approval of Minutes - Special Meeting Joint Meeting with Village of Bourbonnais -May 11, 2017 6:00 pm
-4.03 Approval of Bills and Payroll
-4.04 Approval of Treasurer's Report
-4.05 Approval of Personnel
Intent to Retire - Administrative Staff
Gindy, Jeff; Upper Grade Center Principal, effective June 20, 2019
Intent to Retire - Certified Staff
Cianfrogna, Susan; effective the end of the 2019-2020 school year
Daub, Jodi; effective the end of the 2019-2020 school year
McKenzie; Eileen; effective the end of the 2019-2020 school year
Resignation - Certified Staff
Blucker, Amy; PE Teacher Shabbona, effective May 26, 2017
Retirement - Support Staff
Johnson, Pandora; Transportation Clerk effective June 30, 2017
Resignation - Support Staff
Pettet, Tracy; Secretary Upper Grade Center effective June 20, 2017
Termination - Support Staff
Rude, Curtis, Custodian-Upper Grade Center; effective May 23, 2017
Denault, Sarah; Bus Aide; effective May 23, 2017
Employment - Support Staff
Patti-Tezak, Krystal; School Secretary-Liberty Intermediate effective July 24, 2017
Employment - Certified Staff: ESY/Summer School (May 30, 2017-June 27, 2017)
McDermott, Jacqueline; ESY Special Education Teacher
Olson, Jeanne; ESY Special Education Teacher
Ruberry, Marty; ESY Special Education Teacher
Hammond, Jackie; Kindergarten
Kremer, Traci; First Grade
Lamie, Leanne; Second Grade
Leddy, Nicolina; ESL
Moulton, Kari; On-site Coordinator
Elroy, Adam; Part-time Summer Skills Coordinator
Houser, Kelly; Part-time Summer Skills Coordinator
Welsh, Stacey; 7-8 Bridge Math Teacher
Employment - Support Staff - ESY (May 31, 2017 - June 27, 2017)
Lohrbach, Stephanie; ESY Teacher Assistant
Employment - Temporary Summer Custodial Workers (May 30, 2017
Skeate, Cheryl; Paint Crew
Frazier, Brook; Paint Crew
Chamernik, Daniel; Grounds Crew
Hoffman, John; Grounds Crew
Fields, Ed; Grounds Crew
Schoonover, Tyler; Grounds Crew
Hale, LeAnn; Summer Custodial Crew
Christensen, Henry; Summer Custodial Crew
Stoops, Paul; Summer Custodial Crew
Hernandez, Al; Summer Custodial Crew
Johnson, John; Summer Custodial Crew
Shelley, Leanne; Summer Custodial Crew
Requests for Family/Medical Leave - see attached
Request of unpaid medical leave of absence - see attached
-4.06 Approval of IASB Annual Dues
-4.07 Approval of Aramark Contract Renewal
-4.08 Approval of Purchase of Technology – 5th Grade Chromebooks
-4.09 Authorize Superintendent to Prepare 2017-2018 Budget
-4.10 Approval of Bourbonnais Public Library Intergovernmental Agreement - Community Garden
-4.11 Approval of Traversa Agreement 3 Year Agreement
-4.12 Approval of Nextera Energy Agreement
-4.13 Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement - I-Kan ROE - RAAC Slots
-4.14 Items Removed from the Routine Business/Consent Agenda
There were no items removed from routine business/consent agenda.
Motion by Rich McBarnes, second by Michael Jurka to approve Routine Business/Consent Agenda as presented. The following voice votes were heard: Jamie Freedlund , John Hall, Michael Jurka, Rich McBarnes, Nicole McCarty, Jayne Raef, Rob Rodewald. Nays: None. Absent: None. Final Resolution: Motion Carries.
5. Mission of Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 is to: Collaborate with staff, students, families, and community
5.01 Approve to Place 2016-2017 Revised Budget on 30-day Review - Kevin Baker, Director of Business Services
Kevin Baker, Director of Business Services explained the revised 2016-2017 budget and requested the Board approve to place the budget on 30-day review. There will be a Public Hearing for the 2016-2017 Revised budget on June 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM prior to the regular Board Meeting.
Motion by Rich McBarnes, second by Jamie Freedlund to approve to post the 2016-2017 amended budget on 30-day review as presented. The following voice votes were heard: Jamie Freedlund , John Hall, Michael Jurka, Rich McBarnes, Nicole McCarty, Jayne Raef, Rob Rodewald. Nays: None. Absent: None. Final Resolution: Motion Carries.
5.02 Resolution abating the working cash fund of School District No. 53, Kankakee County, Illinois
Kevin Baker, Director of Business Services explained the resolution abating the working cash fund. Jayne Raef, Board Secretary read the resolution.
Motion by Hall, second by Jurka to approve resolution abating the working cash fund of School District No. 53, Kankakee County, Illinois as presented. The following voice votes were heard: Jamie Freedlund , John Hall, Michael Jurka, Rich McBarnes, Nicole McCarty, Jayne Raef, Rob Rodewald. Nays: None. Absent: None. Final Resolution: Motion Carries.
5.03 Apptegy Proposal - Roger Hale, Director of Technology
Roger Hale, Director of Technology requested the Boards approval on the Apptegy Thrillshare platform that will allow the District to share District information and messages easily to parents. Apptegy will build a new website that will be easily accessible to parents. Discussion followed.
Motion by Nicole McCarty, second by Rich McBarnes to approve signing 5-year contract with Apptegy at a cost of $62,600 as presented. The following voice votes were heard: Jamie Freedlund , John Hall, Michael Jurka, Rich McBarnes, Nicole McCarty, Jayne Raef, Rob Rodewald. Nays: None. Absent: None. Final Resolution: Motion Carries.
5.04 Review Board Committees - Rob Rodewald, Board President
Mr. Rodewald reviewed the Board Policy Committee Members for the 2017-2018 school year.
Policy Committee Chair: *Rich McBarnes, Jamie Freedlund
Insurance Committee: *John Hall, Michael Jurka
Financial Committee: *Nicole McCarty, Jayne Raef
Facilities Committee: *John Hall, Michael Jurka
Negotiations Committee: Nicole McCarty, John Hall, Rich McBarnes
Legislative: *Jayne Raef, Rich McBarnes, Jamie Freedlund
IASB Three Rivers Representative: Rob Rodewald
IASB Three Rivers Delegate: Jayne Raef
6. Mission of Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 is to: Provide a safe learning environment with innovation instructional practices
6.01 Security Updates - Dennis Crawford, Assistant Director of Business Services
Mr. Dennis Crawford explained the proposed security updates and the justification for each. Discussion followed.
6.02 Set Date for Building Walkthroughs - Superintendent Daniel Hollowell, Ed.D.
Dr. Hollowell led a discussion on when to schedule a building walkthrough. The Board decided on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 5 pm for the yearly walkthrough.
7. Mission of Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 is to: Inspire all students to reach their unique potential as globally conscious learners
7.01 Dibels Report - Dr. Jim Duggan, Director of Instruction
Dr. Jim Duggan reported on the spring end of year DIBELs results. Dr. Duggan reviewed the growth at beginning of year, mid year and end of year per grade level and by school. Dr. Duggan explained the next steps with professional development and resources.
8. Informational Items
8.01 Dates to Remember
May 24, 2017 8th Grade Promotion Ceremonies Olivet Centennial Chapel 7:00 pm
May 25, 2017 Last day for students
May 26, 2017 No School - Teacher Institute
May 31 - June 27, 2017 ESY/Summer School
June 27, 2017 Regular Board of Education Meeting, Administrative Office - 7:00 pm
9. Non-Agenda Business by Board or Administration
9.01 Non-Agenda Business by Board or Administration- There was no non-agenda business by Board or Administration.
10.01 Adjourn Motion by John Hall, second by Michael Jurka to adjourn 7:57 pm. Ayes: All. Nays: None. Motion Carries.