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Sangamon Valley Community Unit School District 9 Board of Education met September 25

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 30, 2019

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Sangamon Valley Community Unit School District 9 Board Of Education met Sept. 25.

Here Is The Minutes Provided By The Board:

CALL TO ORDER

President Stephanie Guerrero Called The Amended Budget Hearing To Order At 6:00 P.M. Board Members Present Were: Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. Absent: James Kent And Glenda Weldy.

HEARING ON AMENDED 2019-2020 SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET

Erech Pierson Moved And Martha Leeper Seconded The Motion To Open The Hearing On The Amended 2019-2020 School District Budget. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

Jeff Stahl Moved And Erech Pierson Seconded The Motion To Close The Hearing On The Amended 2019-2020 School District Budget. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

HEARING ADJOURNED

Martha Leeper Moved And Erech Pierson Seconded That The Hearing Being Adjourned At 6:03 P.M. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

CALL TO ORDER

President Stephanie Guerrero Called The September Meeting To Order At 6:03 P.M. Board Members Present Were: Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. Absent: James Kent And Glenda Weldy.

ADMINISTRATION

Also Present: Superintendent Bob Meadows, Sangamon Valley Intermediate/Middle School Principal Brian Britton, Sangamon Valley High School Principal Jonathan Field, And Sangamon Valley Primary Principal Bethany Wellbaum.

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

Mr. Field Led The Group In The Pledge Of Allegiance.

VISITORS

President Guerrero Recognized And Welcomed The Visitors. Visitors Present Were: Josh Hilbert, Tammy Bolt, Rose Ross, Rodger Reed, James Elliott, Alexa Jones, Martin Bennet, Jordan Tolly, Elisabeth Kluge, Sierra Centola, Bradley Centola, Jacey Centola, Rebecca Armstrong, And Kendall King.

EYE ON THE STORM

Mr. Meadows Introduced New SV Teachers: Jake Elliott, Alexa Jones, And Jordan Tolly.

Ms. Kluge Addressed The Board On Behalf Of Mr. Scanavino With Regard To The SAPP And GAPP Exchange Programs. Sierra, Bradley, And Jacey Centola Spoke To The Board About Their Experiences Being A Part Of Both Programs.

Mr. Meadows Introduced Candidates For The Open Board Member Position, Josh Hilbert And Rodger Reed.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Erech Pierson Moved And Jeff Stahl Seconded The Motion To Enter Closed Session At 6:15 P.M. For The Reasons Stated On The Agenda. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

CLOSED SESSION ADJOURNMENT

Jeff Stahl Moved And Erech Pierson Seconded The Motion To Reenter Open Session At 7:07 P.M. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

CLOSED SESSION MINUTES

Erech Pierson Moved And Martha Leeper Seconded The Motion To Accept The Closed Session Minutes As Read In Closed Session. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

RESIGNATION

Jeff Stahl Moved And Martha Leeper Seconded The Motion To Accept The Resignation Of Amber Hood As An At-Will Night Custodian. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

RESIGNATION

Erech Pierson Moved And Martha Leeper Seconded The Motion To Accept The Resignation Of Josh Harter As An At-Will Night Custodian. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

RESIGNATION

Erech Pierson Moved And Jeff Stahl Seconded The Motion To Accept The Resignation Of Jennifer Tate As An At-Will Lead Cook At The Intermediate Building. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

EMPLOYMENT

Jeff Stahl Moved And Martha Leeper Seconded The Motion To Employ Amy Steiner As The HS Dance Coach. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

EMPLOYMENT

Erech Pierson Moved And Jeff Stahl Seconded The Motion To Employ Jordan Tolly As The Head MS Girls Basketball Coach. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

EMPLOYMENT

Martha Leeper Moved And Stephanie Guerrero Seconded The Motion To Hire Grace Honeyman As The Assistant MS Girls Basketball Coach. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

EMPLOYMENT

Jeff Stahl Moved And Erech Pierson Seconded The Motion To Employ Amber Davis As The Assistant MS Girls Volleyball Coach. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

EMPLOYMENT

Martha Leeper Moved And Erech Pierson Seconded The Motion To Employ Heather Kuethe As The MS Student Council Sponsor. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

EMPLOYMENT

Martha Leeper Moved And Jeff Stahl Seconded The Motion To Employ Terilyn Moore As A Diabetic Care Aide At The Primary Building. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

CONSENT AGENDA

Erech Pierson Moved And Stephanie Guerrero Seconded The Motion To Approve The Consent Agenda As Presented. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Mr. Meadows Addressed The Board With A Request From Tri-City To Discuss A Consolidation Feasibility Study.

Mr. Meadows Inquired If The Board Has Interest In Continuing To Record The Monthly Meetings. He Requested Input From The Public On This Discussion And Encourages Community Members To “Like” And Leave A Comment After Viewing The September Board Meeting As To Whether These Meetings Should Continue To Be Recorded And Published.

DISTRICT BUDGET

Martha Leeper Moved And Jeff Stahl Seconded The Motion To Adopt The 2019-20 District Budget As Presented. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

SCHOOL BONDS

Martha Leeper Moved And Erech Pierson Seconded The Motion To Adopt The Resolution Providing For The Issue Of Approximately $2,700,000 General Obligation School Bonds, Series 2019A, For The Purpose Of Increasing The District’s Working Cash Fund, Providing For The Levy Of Taxes To Pay Said Bonds, And Providing For The Sale Of Said Bonds To D.A. Davidson & Co. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

SCHOOL BONDS

Jeff Stahl Moved And Erech Pierson Seconded The Motion To Adopt The Resolution Providing For The Issue Of Approximately $6,110,000 General Obligation School Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2019B, For The Purpose Of Paying The Costs Of Certain Capital Improvement Projects, Providing For The Pledge Of Certain Revenues And For The Levy Of Taxes To Pay Said Bonds, And Providing For The Sale Of Said Bonds To D.A. Davidson & Co. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

BOARD POLICY

Martha Leeper Moved And Erech Pierson Seconded The Motion To Affirm That The District Has Reviewed Board Policy 7.180, Prevention Of And Response To Bullying, Intimidation, And Harassment, And That The Policy Complies With The Requirements Set Forth In The Illinois School Code, 105 ILCS 5/27-23.7. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

HALLOWEEN DANCE

Jeff Stahl Moved And Martha Leeper Seconded The Motion To Approve The Sports Booster Request To Host A Halloween Dance In The KPAC After The Community Halloween Party At The Illiopolis Campus From 8:00-9:30pm On October 26, 2019. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

BOARD MEMBER

Erech Pierson Moved And Martha Leeper Seconded The Motion To Appoint Rodger Reed As Sangamon Valley Board Of Education Member. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Stephanie Guerrero, Erech Pierson, Martha Leeper, And Jeff Stahl. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

President Guerrero Administered The Board Member Oath To Newly Appointed Member, Rodger Reed.

Next Regular Meeting Is Scheduled For October 16, 2019 At 6 P.M. In The SVHS Board Room.

ADJOURNMENT

Martha Leeper Moved And Jeff Stahl Seconded The Motion That The Meeting Be Adjourned At 7:35 P.M. All Voted In Favor. Motion Carried.

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