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Clinton Community Unit School District 15 Board of Education met May 21

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 4, 2019

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Clinton Community Unit School District 15 Board of Education met May 21.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Clinton Community Unit School District No. 15 of the counties of DeWitt, Macon and Logan, State of Illinois, was held at 6:30pm, May 21, 2019, at the Clinton Junior High School, 701 Illini Drive, Clinton, Illinois.

Upon roll call the following members were present:

Mrs. Sondra Baker

Mr. Ron Conner – arrived at 7:30pm

Mrs. Tammie Ennis

Mr. Chris Hammer

Mr. Dan Matthews

Mr. Rodney Rogers

Absent: Mr. Cole Ritter

Administrators present were:

Mr. Curt Nettles, Superintendent of Schools

Mr Drew Goebel, Director of Business and Support Staff Services

Mr. Jerry Wayne, High School Principal

Mr. Josh Maxwell, Junior High School Principal

Mr. Jim Peck, Junior High School Assistant Principal

Mrs. Sacha Young, Clinton Elementary School Principal

Mrs. Beth Wickenhauser, Douglas/Lincoln School Principal

Others present were:

Seth Lawrence

Katy Pyne

Amy Ensign

Tim Evans

Wayne Snearly and students

Matt Koeppe

GUESTS & VISITORS PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Amy Ensign from the American Heart Association recognized PE Teacher, Tim Evans for his contributions.

Mr. Snearly and students gave a presentation on the car they are rebuilding and restoring in Auto Mechanics class.

PRINCIPAL PRESENTATIONS

Beth Wickenhauser talked about kindergarten readiness. Sacha Young spoke on student relationships and achievement. Jim Peck spoke on restorative practice.

Jerry Wayne spoke on culture.

CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by Hammer, seconded by Rogers, to approve the consent agenda which includes:

A. Approve the minutes of the April regular meeting.

B. Financial Information – Imprest Fund, Petty Cash Report, Treasurer’s Report, Investment Summary, Insurance Pool Report, Transportation Report, Activity Fund Report, Cafeteria Report and Bills.

C. Approve the employment of Sharon Ceniceros-Meade as new Unit Office administrative assistant beginning immediately

D. Approve the transfer of Beth Pine to District Bookkeeper effective July 1, 2019.

E. Approve the employment of Ben Pertl as boys’ 7th grade basketball coach for 2019-20.

F. Approve the employment of Glennda Knauer as CHS special education teacher for 2019-20.

G. Approve the employment of Laury Hubrich as CES special education teacher for 2019-20.

H. Approve the employment of Kristi Payne as CJHS intervention teacher for 2019-20.

I. Approve the employment of Abbie Ceres as 2nd grade teacher at CES for 2019-20,

J. Accept the resignation of Autumn Kenney as CES special education teacher effective end of school year.

K. Accept the retirement notice of Lauri Torbert for end of year 2021-22.

L. Accept the resignation of Brandy Vanderberg as CHS PE teacher effective end of year.

M. Accept the resignation of Leslie Creager as CHS asst. volleyball coach effective immediately.

N. Accept the resignation of Megan Callahan as CHS head volleyball coach effective immediately.

O. Accept the resignation of Kathy Ashley from CJHS cafeteria effective end of year.

P. Accept the retirement/resignation notice of Darrell McKinzey as CHS custodian effective end of year.

Q. Accept the retirement/resignation of Kathy Ferguson as technology assistant effective end of year.

R. Accept the resignation of Emmy Daniels as van driver effective April 16, 2019

S. Accept the retirement notice of Rodger Baldwin effective end of year 2022-23.

T. Approve the maternity leave request of Ashley Bennett for three weeks beginning Aug. 21, 2019.

U. Approve the annual Prevailing Wage Resolution.

V. Approve the final calendar for 2018-19 with last student day being May 31.

The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Baker, yea

Ennis, yea

Hammer, yea

Matthews, yea

Rogers, yea

Motion carried.

POLICY UPDATES FIRST READING

Board policies were presented for their first reading.

EXTENDED CONTRACT

It was moved by Ennis, seconded by Hammer, to approve extended contract for Lee Deal for 15 days covered by the District and remaining days covered by the grant. The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Ennis, yea

Hammer, yea

Matthews, yea

Rogers, yea

Baker, yea

Motion carried.

SUMMER MAINTENANCE

It was moved by Matthews, seconded by Hammer, to approve the summer maintenance projects. The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Ennis, yea

Hammer, yea

Matthews, yea

Rogers, yea

Baker, yea

Motion carried.

UPGRADE VARSITY SOFTBALL FIELD

It was moved by Ennis, seconded by Hammer, to approve the upgrade to the varsity softball field. The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Ennis, yea

Hammer, yea

Matthews, yea

Rogers, yea

Baker, yea

Motion carried.

Ron Conner arrived to the meeting at 7:30pm.

RESOLUTION WCF TO DEBT FUND

It was moved by Rogers, seconded by Ennis, to approve the resolution to loan funds from Working Cash to the Debt Fund for bond payment as read. The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Hammer, yea

Matthews, yea

Rogers, yea

Baker, yea

Ennis, yea

Conner, yea

Motion carried.

RESOLUTION TO TRANSFER FUNDS

It was moved by Hammer, seconded by Rogers, to approve the Resolution to permanently transfer funds from the Education Fund to the Debt Fund to pay the Apple lease as read. The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Hammer, yea

Matthews, yea

Rogers, yea

Baker, yea

Ennis, yea

Conner, yea

Motion carried.

HANDBOOK UPDATES

It was moved by Rogers, seconded by Conner, to approve the student Handbook updates as presented. The President put the motion to a vote and the voice vote was all “yea”. Motion carried.

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

It was moved by Hammer, seconded by Conner, to approve the board committee assignments. The President put the motion to a vote and the voice vote was all “yea”. Motion carried.

SICK LEAVE EXTENSION

It was moved by Matthews, seconded by Rogers, to not approve extension of sick leave as requested. The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Hammer, yea

Matthews, yea

Rogers, yea

Baker, yea

Ennis, yea

Conner, yea

Motion carried.

CLOSED SESSION

It was moved by Hammer, seconded by Rogers to enter into closed session for the purpose of discussing the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the school district and collective bargaining. 5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(1). The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Hammer, yea

Matthews, yea

Rogers, yea

Baker, yea

Ennis, yea

Conner, yea

Motion carried.

The Board entered into closed session at 7:36pm and returned at 8:38pm

CLOSE OF CLOSED SESSION

It was moved by Matthews, seconded by Hammer, to close the closed session. The President put the motion to a vote and the following roll call was taken:

Hammer, yea

Baker, yea

Matthews, yea

Ennis, yea

Rogers, yea

Conner, yea

Motion carried

ADJOURNMENT

It was moved by Matthews, seconded by Ennis, and duly voted by acclamation to adjourn at 8:39pm.

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