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Chadwick-Milledgeville Community Unit School District 399 Board of Education met August 19

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 7, 2019

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Chadwick-Milledgeville Community Unit School District 399 Board of Education met Aug. 19.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The Regular Meeting of the Chadwick-Milledgeville Community Unit School District #399 Board of Education was held at the Milledgeville School on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7:04 p.m.

MEMBERS PRESENT: S. Baylor-Schmidt, M. Bibler, P. Eubanks, S. Kappes, B. Smith, M. Urish, and D. Wagenknecht.

ADMINISTRATORS PRESENT: T. Schurman, Superintendent, B. Maloy, Milledgeville Principal.

OTHERS PRESENT:

CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order by Board President Sandi Baylor- Schmidt. A motion was made by D. Wagenknecht and seconded by M. Urish to approve the agenda. Voice vote showed 7 ayes, no nays. Motion carried.

CONSENT ITEMS: A motion was made by D. Wagenknecht and seconded by M. Urish to approve the following consent items as presented.

a. Minutes of the July 15, 2019 Regular Board Meeting and Closed Session Meeting b. Payment of bills for August, 2019

c. Treasurer’s report for July, 2019

d. Student Activity Fund Account for July, 2019.

Roll call vote showed S. Baylor-Schmidt, M. Bibler, P. Eubanks, S. Kappes, B. Smith, M. Urish, and D. Wagenknecht voting aye. No nays. Motion carried.

COMMENT FROM THE PUBLIC:

Thank you received from Cheryl Neumann for flowers sent.

OLD BUSINESS:

Approved Waiving of Holidays: A motion was made by P. Eubanks and seconded by S. Kappes to approve waiving the following holidays this coming school year:

a. Waive Columbus Day Monday, October 14, 2019-regular student attendance day

b. Waive Veteran’s Day Monday, November 11, 2019-regular student attendance day - assemblies will be held at both buildings

c. Waive President Lincoln’s Birthday Wednesday, February 12, 2020-regular student attendance day.

d. Waive Casimir Pulaski Day Monday, March 2, 2020-regular student attendance day.

Voice vote showed 7 ayes, no nays. Motion carried.

Update on Future Green Energy Consortium contract: Superintendent Schurman reported that he negotiated a better rate on electricity.

NEW BUSINESS:

Proposed 2019-2020 Budget on Display: The proposed fiscal 2019-20 budget has been on display since Wednesday, August 14, 2019. As advertised in the paper, the proposed budget has been available since Wednesday, August 14, 2019 for public review in the Chadwick and Milledgeville building offices between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday for public review the next 34 days.

Report on Opening Day Institute held Thursday, August 29, 2019: Superintendent reported that teachers will receive training in enhancing student engagement through technology integration and procedural updates.

Projected Enrollments for 2019-20: Superintendent Schurman reported that enrollment is up slightly over last year.

Draft Audit State Financial Report: A motion was made by P. Eubanks and seconded by S. Kappes to approve resolution to appoint Superintendent Tim J. Schurman to review and accept the draft audit and state financial report. Voice vote showed 7 ayes and no nays. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION: We hereby appoint Superintendent Tim J. Schurman to review, approve, and accept the draft audit state financial report for the current fiscal year, and to sign the transmittal letter to our auditors, Benning Group, CPA within a five- day period.

Approved Application for Recognition of Schools: A motion was made by M. Urish and seconded by D. Wagenknecht to approve the application for Recognition of Schools with the Illinois State Board of Education for the 2019-20 School Year. Voice vote showed 7 ayes and no nays. Motion carried.

Superintendent Schurman reported that this is required each year to reaffirm that we are in compliance with state and federal regulations/laws.

CLOSED SESSION

A motion was made by P. Eubanks and seconded by B. Smith to convene in closed session at 7:40 p.m. in order to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, or dismissal of an employee or officer. Roll call vote showed S. Baylor-Schmidt, M. Bibler, P. Eubanks, S. Kappes, B. Smith, M. Urish, and D. Wagenknecht voting aye. No nays. Motion carried.

A motion was made by B. Smith and seconded by M. Urish to reconvene into regular open session at 7:45 p.m. Voice vote showed 7 ayes and no nays. Motion carried.

MOTIONS OUT OF CLOSED SESSION

Approved Hiring Elementary Aide: A motion was made by M. Bibler and seconded by S. Kappes to approve hiring Mrs. Danika Starr as an Elementary Aide for the 2019-20 school year. Roll call vote showed S. Baylor-Schmidt, M. Bibler, P. Eubanks, S. Kappes, B. Smith, M. Urish, and D. Wagenknecht voting aye. No nays. Motion carried.

Accepted Resignation of District Substitute Caller: A motion was made by B. Smith and seconded by M. Bibler to accept the resignation of Mrs. April Tarbill as Substitute Caller for the District. Voice vote showed 7 ayes and no nays. Motion carried.

Approved New District Substitute Caller: A motion was made by M. Urish and seconded by B. Smith to appoint Ms. Jody Mertz as the new Substitute Caller for the District. Roll call vote showed S. Baylor-Schmidt, M. Bibler, P. Eubanks, S. Kappes, B. Smith, M. Urish, and D. Wagenknecht voting aye. No nays. Motion carried.

Approved Hiring JH Cheerleading Sponsor: A motion was made by D. Wagenknecht and seconded by B. Smith to hire Ms. Taylor Grenoble as the Junior High Cheerleading Sponsor for the 2019-20 school year. Roll call vote showed S. Baylor-Schmidt, M. Bibler, P. Eubanks, S. Kappes, B. Smith, M. Urish, and D. Wagenknecht voting aye. No nays. Motion carried.

Accepted Resignation of Milledgeville Elementary Aide: A motion was made by P. Eubanks and seconded by S. Kappes to accept the resignation of Tracy Anderson as Elementary Aide. Voice vote showed 7 ayes and no nays. Motion carried.

Approved Class Sponsor Positions: A motion was made by S. Baylor-Schmidt and seconded by B. Smith to approve making staff sponsor positions by grade rather than moving with the class. Voice vote showed 7 ayes and no nays. Motion carried.

ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS

A. School District Audit was Monday, August 12, 2019

B. Early Step Pre-K Report

Hired Ms. Taylor Smith of Savanna as the Milledgeville Pre-K Teacher.

C. Report on Educational and Legislative Issues

Superintendent Schurman reported that the district received a $15,000

increase in Evidence Based Funding.

D. Principal’s Report

Principal Maloy reported that the Milledgeville High School improvement plan will focus on addressing SAT deficiencies. In addition, he reported that New Teacher Orientation for our five new teachers will commence on August 22, 2019.

E. Superintendent's Report

a. Registration was held July 31, 2019

b. Fall sports started the week of August 12, 2019.

c. Bus Driver Meeting August 21, 2019.

ADJOURNMENT: A motion was made by P. Eubanks and seconded by S. Kappes to adjourn at 7:59 p.m. Voice vote showed 7 ayes. No nays. Motion carried.

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