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Kankakee School District 111 Board of Education met August 12

By Michael Abella | Sep 10, 2019

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Kankakee School District 111 Board of Education met Aug. 12.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Kankakee School District No. 111, Kankakee County, Illinois, was held at 7:12 p.m. in the Cafeteria at Kankakee High School, 1200 west Jeffery Street, Kankakee, Illinois.

ROLL CALL

Members present: Mary Archie

Christopher Bohlen

Jess Gathing, Jr., Vice President

Deb Johnston

Angela Shea, Secretary

Barbara Wells, President

Darrrell Williams

Members absent: All present.

A quorum was declared present.

Barbara Wells, Board President, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Meeting with the Board were:

Dr. Genevra A. Walters, Superintendent

Robert Grossi, Assistant Superintendent for Business Services

Felice Hybert , Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum

Dr. Kathleen O’Connor, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Vicki Scott, Recording Secretary

There were no news reporters present.

Superintendent’s Report

 Dr. O’Conner shared with the board the current unfilled positions. Dr. Walters stated there has been movement of staff across the district based on the needs of the students. She publically thanked Elizabeth Lipofski for handling her movement very professionally. She was moved to KJHS to teach IB Spanish.

Good News:

Public Comments

There were no public comments.

Consent Agenda

The following items were presented:

 The following Board minutes were presented for approval:

o Regular Meeting ~ July 8, 2019 (Closed Session)

o Regular Meeting ~ July 22, 2019 (Closed and Regular Session)

 The Regular Bills were presented for approval. (See Insert A.)

 The Payroll and Related Bills were presented for approval. (See Insert B.)

 The HMH subscription (Math 180, Reading Inventory, Math Inventory) Renewal was presented for approval.

 The Head Start Policy Council Documents were presented for approval.

 The HMH Read 180 Upgrade was presented for approval.

 The IXL Learning Renewal was presented for approval.

 The ThinkCERCA Renewal was presented for approval.

 The following personnel items were presented for approval:

Motion was made by Gathing, seconded by Williams, to approve the above listed Consent Agenda items as presented. 

ROLL CALL VOTE--Ayes: Archie, Bohlen, Gathing, Johnston, Shea, Williams, and Wells.

Nays: none. Motion carried.

Action Items

 Purchase of Furniture at Kankakee High School

Mr. Bohlan asked if this furniture purchase was part of a group bid, and Mr. Grossi replied yes.

President Wells asked for a motion to approve the purchase of furniture at Kankakee High School.

Motion was made by Gathing, seconded by Johnston, to approve the purchase of furniture at Kankakee

High School as presented. 

ROLL CALL VOTE--Ayes: Bohlen, Gathing, Johnston, Shea, Williams, Archie and Wells.

Nays: none. Motion carried.

Information and Proposals

1. Budget Update July 31, 2019

2. State and Federal Revenue Report July 31, 2019

3. Previous Bill Run

4. FOIA Requests

 Mr. Bohlen asked if the district was securing bids for the demolition of the property east of KHS.

Mr. Grossi stated that the district will be seeking bids in the fall.

At 7:23 p.m., motion was made by Gathing, seconded by Williams, to adjourn the meeting. All ayes; motion carried.

https://www.ksd111.org/cms/lib/IL01904746/Centricity/Domain/68/Aug12.2019-Minutes.pdf

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