Lincoln Community High School District 404 Board met March 19
Lincoln Community High School District 404 Board met 7 p.m. Monday, March 19. met Monday, March 19.
Here is the minutes as provided by the board:
I. Regular Board Items
A. Call to Order - President Mammen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance in the Instructional Materials Center at Lincoln Community High School. B. Roll Call
Members Present: Awe, Dahl, Gleason, Mammen, Schmidt, Vermeire, Ryan
*Member Ryan entered at 7:06 p.m. Administrators Present: Bagby, Poelker, Hyde, Koning, Puckett Activity Director: Alexander Guests: Penny Haase-Wittler, L.C.H.S.E.A. Representative Gregg Alexander, Physical Education Liaison Mike Camp, Custodial/Maintenance Supervisor John Bishop, Farnsworth Group Rep. Ryan Benson, The Garland Co. Rep. C. Introduction/acknowledgment of Guests and Communications
1. Mr. Bishop presented the Board with the lowest acceptable bid for the roof project. He went on to give some detail regarding the bidding process that took place. Mr. Benson then answered any questions that the Board had regarding materials and the process from which the roof would be replaced and how each company working on the project would be involved. Both men reassured the Board that they would both be stopping in frequently to monitor work progress, due to begin once school is out in May 2018.
2. Gregg Alexander gave the Board an overview of the p.e. department’s goals, as well as activities that students participate in weekly. He also made mention of wish list items that would be useful to the department in the future.
II. Consent Agenda Items
A. Approval of Minutes
1. February 20, 2018 (Open and Closed Sessions)
B. Acceptance of Financial Reports
1. Treasurer’s Report
2. Activity Fund Report
3. Imprest Fund Report
4. Earned Interest Summary
5. Budget Summary Report
6. Balance Sheet
C. Approval of Bills including additional bills presented at the meeting
1. Accounts Payable
D. Disposal September 2016 Closed Session Tape
E. Accepted the Resignation of Andreas Otil as the Head Girls’ Track Coach
F. Accepted the Resignation of Howard Fuiten as a Paraprofessional
G. Approved Gayal Rademaker as the Head Girls’ Track Coach
H. Approved Denise Farnam as a Math Teacher
I. Approved Lisa Campbell as a Math Teacher
J. Approved August Casson as the Head Cross Country Coach
K. Approved Corey Robinson as an Asst. Football Coach
L. Approved Bryan Hartman as a Volunteer Asst. Bass Fishing Sponsor
M. Approved Audra Krusz as an Asst. Track Coach
N. Approved Colton Amberg as a Paraprofessional
A motion was made by Member Dahl, seconded by Member Awe to approve items A. through M. along with the additional item N. on the consent agenda. A roll call vote was recorded. Ayes: Dahl, Gleason, Mammen, Ryan, Schmidt, Vermeire, and Awe. Motion carried 7-0.
III. Action Items
A. 2018-2019 School Calendar (Attachment I) – Member Schmidt made a motion, seconded by Member Gleason to approve the second reading of the 2018-2019 school calendar as presented. A voice vote was recorded. All ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
B. IHSA Membership – Member Dahl made a motion, seconded by Member Vermeire to approve the renewal of LCHS’ IHSA Membership for the 2018-19 school year. A roll call vote was recorded. Ayes: Gleason, Mammen, Ryan, Schmidt, Vermeire, Awe, and Dahl. Motion carried 7-0.
C. Resolution to Sell Property – Member Awe made a motion to adopt the resolution to sell the property at 427 Pulaski Street, Lincoln, IL 62656 for $30,000.00. Member Gleason seconded the motion. A roll call vote was recorded. Ayes: Mammen, Ryan, Schmidt, Vermeire, Awe, Dahl, and Gleason. Motion carried 7-0.
D. Resolution Reference the Dismissal of a Professional Educator Licensed (PEL) Employee – Item tabled for closed session discussion.
E. Accept Lowest Responsible Roof Bid – Member Vermeire made a motion, seconded by Member Dahl to accept the lowest roof bid provided by Meyer Roofing Inc. at a cost of $764,454.00. A roll call vote was recorded. Ayes: Ryan, Schmidt, Vermeire, Awe, Dahl, Gleason, and Ryan. Motion carried 7-0.
IV. New Business
A. Student Handbook 2018-19 (first reading) – Ms. Hyde discussed the changes presented for the 2018-19 Student Handbook. There was only one change being proposed. The Board will have a second reading at the April meeting before taking action to approve the Handbook.
B. Policy Updates – Informational Item for the Board
V. Informational Items
A. Administrative Reports
1. Building Principal’s Report by Mr. Poelker – Mr. Poelker’s report included the announcement of the February Senior Student of the Month, Tabitha Cooley, updates on emergency drills for the year, information on administered testing for students, notification that the Alternative Education Program is operating at full capacity currently, and finally Mr. Poelker gave the Board an overview of department meetings held on our February early out day.
2. Assistant Principal’s Report by Rhonda Hyde – Ms. Hyde informed the Board, that as of February 28, 2018, there were 781 students enrolled. Ms. Hyde also provided a full student discipline report, a full attendance report, and a list of who served on the Student Handbook Committee along with a copy of the handbook and the proposed changes.
3. Assistant Principal’s Report by Missy Koning – Activities/Items Discussed: Student Programming mtgs (25), PST mtgs (2), TCSEA admin mtg, Workshops/Webinar, CPI, Administrator Academy, SAT Accommodations, Coordinator, DLM, First Contact Survey. Personal Needs Profile, Related Service Consults.
4. LTEC/LRDS Reports by Mr. Puckett – Mr. Puckett’s report included the announcement of the Health Occupations student of the month, Bobbi Coziahr, updates on Building Trades, Health Occupations, and Criminal Justice Classes, notification that the last day for LTEC classes will be May 11, 2018, and finally Mr. Puckett let the Board know that the LRDS Audit from ISBE’s principal consultant will be on March 21, 2018.
5. Activities’ Director’s Report by Mr. Alexander – Mr. Alexander went over extra-curricular code violations, eligibility reports, spring participation numbers, financial reports, tournament schedules, tryout schedules, and gave the outcomes of some of our recent sporting events.
6. Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Bagby – Mr. Bagby informed the Board of some upcoming meetings he would be attending, gave financial reports, an update on our energy contract, and finally he told the Board that some security signs were ordered through Officer Butterfield to place in appropriate places around the premises.
7. Liaison Reports – These reports were included in the Board packet and are available on the school website.
VI. Closed Session for the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of employees; litigation; and student disciplinary matters. A motion was made by Member Vermeire at 8:05 p.m. to go into closed session. Member Dahl seconded the motion. A voice vote was recorded. All ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
VII. Open Session for Board Action –
Member Vermeire made a motion, seconded by Member Dahl to adopt the Resolution Reference the Dismissal of Michael Smania. A roll call vote was recorded. Ayes: Vermeire, Awe, Dahl, Gleason, and Mammen. Nays: Schmidt and Ryan. Motion carried 5-2.
Member Schmidt made a motion to re-employ all non-tenured teachers as recommended. Member Gleason seconded the motion. A roll call vote was recorded. Ayes: Vermeire, Awe, Dahl, Gleason, Mammen, Ryan, and Schmidt. Motion carried 7-0.
Member Dahl made a motion, seconded by member Awe to re-employ all tenured teachers as recommended. A roll call vote was recorded. Ayes: Awe, Dahl, Gleason, Mammen, Ryan, Schmidt, and Vermeire. Motion carried 7-0.
VIII. Next meeting date – Monday, April 16, 2018 in the IMC at 7:00 PM
IX. Adjournment – Member Schmidt moved, Member Dahl seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:19
p.m. A voice vote was recorded. Motion carried 7-0.