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Herscher Community Unit School District 2 Board of Education met July 17

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 10, 2019

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Herscher Community Unit School District 2 Board of Education met July 17.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

A motion at 6:02 p.m. to enter into closed session for the purpose of considering information regarding: personnel was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Hastings. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion at 6:58 p.m. to come out of closed session was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Powers.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

The regular meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Board President S. Sullivan. Roll Call: J. Hastings, J. Powers, J. Reick, L. Rewerts, D. Ruder, S. Sullivan, Supt. Decman, HHS Asst. Principal J. Heck, LMS Principal M Chavers, BGS Principal M. Wepprecht, Special Services Director S. Parsons, Curriculum Director P Falk, RTI Coordinator J. Fulton, reporter from the Herscher Pilot, and other visitors.

Pledge of Allegiance

Consent Agenda:

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Powers to approve the items listed on the Consent Agenda:

A. Approval of Minutes from previous meeting(s) May 13, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. – Regular/Closed Session May 13, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. – Regular/Open Session

B. Treasurer’s Report / Balance Sheet – Investment Summary

C. Bills, Salaries and Investments totaling $26,128,635.64.

This figure includes $1,447,313.16 in regular bills (including addendum), $1,313,432.04 in payroll/benefits and $23,367,890.44 in investments. (Addendum = $115,017.96)

D. Approval of Resolution re: Closed Session Recordings/ Minutes older than 18 mos.

E. Approval of Annual Resolution regarding Hazardous Bus Routes

F. Approval of Membership Renewal – IASB for 2019-2020

G. Approval of Leave Request

Maternity: Jessica Sanders, HIS Special Education Teacher

J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

Public Comment Period – Those wishing to address the Board on a district-related matter must sign in prior to this portion of the meeting and state the subject of their comments. Forms are on the district website (under Board of Education/Meeting Agendas) for the public to complete and bring with them. No discussion of individual personnel or students is permitted during public comment. Personnel/student concerns should first be directed to an administrator and if necessary a private session will be arranged with the Board to discuss such concerns.

There were no speakers.

Superintendent’s Report:

A. Donations/Grants/Acknowledgements - 0

B. Report regarding KACC – J. Reick

C. FOIA Report – 0 so far

D. Overnight Trips Update – 0 so far

E. Procurement Committee Update –P. Daly/D. Ruder

F. Other

New Business

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Powers to accept the Certified Retirement Notice of Kathryn King (HHS Special Education eff. end of 22-23SY), Dawn Lovell (LMS Gr 5 Social Studies eff. end of 21-22SY), Patti Galeaz (BGS RTI eff. end of 22-23SY) and

Cheryl Hudgens (HIS Gr 4 eff. end of 23-24SY) as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Hastings to accept the Certified Resignation of Amanda Williams (HHS English eff. end of 18-19SY), Mallory Fajman (HIS Gr 3, eff. end of 18-19SY) and Beth Daverin (HHS English eff. end of 18-19SY), as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by J. Hastings and was seconded by J. Powers to approve the Non-Certified Resignation of Kelley Turner (BGS parapro), Nancy Kramer (LMS parapro) and Amanda Basham (HIS Parapro), eff. end of the 18-19SY, as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Hastings to approve the Certified Hire of Kaley Ponton (LMS ELA), as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Reick to approve the Certified Hire of David Scholl (HHS English), as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Powers to approve the Certified Hire of Nicole Cracraft (HHS English) and as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by J. Reick and was seconded by D. Ruder to approve the Certified Hire of Kelly Knobloch (HHS FACS/Tech/Ag/Asst. FFA) as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Powers to approve the Non-Certified Hire of Rebecca (Becky) Arends (part-time Physical Therapist, district-wide), as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Hastings to approve the Extra-Curricular Appointments of Michelle Roberts (HHS Prom Sponsor) and David Payne (HHS (full) Strength & Conditioning Coach), as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Reick to approve the Extra-Curricular Coach/Sponsor Lists for 19-20 (LMS/HHS), as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Hastings to to renew School Treasurer (Penny Fuller) and to approve Treasurer Bonds for 19-20FY, as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Hastings to approve Assistant Treasurer Bond for (Carissa Livingston, payroll clerk) 19-20FY, as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

A motion was made by J. Reick and was seconded by J. Powers to approve Administrator and Unit Office Staff salaries and contracts for 19-20, as recommended. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

There was a discussion regarding the proposed bass fishing team at HHS.

Other: none

Old Business:

Other: none

QUESTIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Question asking for an update regarding LMS project – as of now, they believe they are still on track to be done Aug 2019.

Question asking what information is still needed regarding the proposed fishing team – primarily insurance and commitment from coaches/sponsors.

A motion at 7:22 p.m. to adjourn was made by D. Ruder and was seconded by J. Hastings. J. Hastings, aye; J. Powers, aye; J. Reick, aye, L. Rewerts, aye; D. Ruder, aye, S. Sullivan, aye.

Ayes 6 Nays 0

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