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Athens School District 213 Board of Education met December 16

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Mar 20, 2020

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Athens School District 213 Board of Education met Dec. 16.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Athens School District, Athens, Illinois was called to order by President Penrod on December 16th, 2019 at 6:55 pm.

Members Present: Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt, Woodrum

Members Absent: None

Administrators Present: Laird, Binegar, Reed, Rhoades, Szoke

Visitors Present: None

RECEPTION OF VISITORS, PETITIONS, COMMUNICATIONS

No visitors, petitions or communications were presented.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The letting of the bids for a new greenhouse was removed from the agenda.

CONSENT AGENDA

Motion by Mrs. Woodrum, seconded by Mrs. Mayfield to approve the consent agenda, including the November 18, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes and financial reports.

Roll Call: Yeas: Woodrum, Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt Nays: 0

APPROVAL OF MONTHLY BILLS

Motion by Mrs. Woodrum, seconded by Mrs. Mayfield to approve the bills, payable for December 2019, in the amount of $1,343,680.02.

Roll Call: Yeas: Woodrum, Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt Nays: 0

REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

ACTION ITEMS/POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS

Personnel Recommendations

Motion by Mrs. Woodrum, seconded by Mrs. Mayfield to approve the employment of Ms. Meghan Rhorer as an individual aid effective immediately and to approve the resignation of Mr. Bill Reed as High School Principal effective at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

Roll Call: Yeas: Woodrum, Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt

Nays: 0

Junior High School Improvement Plan

Motion by Mrs. Woodrum, seconded by Mrs. Mayfield to approve the Junior High School improvement plan as presented by Mr. Rhoades.

Roll Call: Yeas: Woodrum, Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt 

Nays: 0

Resolution of Congratulations for Football Team

Motion by Mrs. Woodrum, seconded by Mrs. Mayfield to approve the Congratulatory Resolutions to be presented to the Varsity Football team for their recent post season success at the State level.

Roll Call: Yeas: Woodrum, Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt 

Nays: 0

Adoption of Tax Levy and Resolution

Motion by Mrs. Woodrum, seconded by Mrs. Mayfield to approve and adopt the tax levy for 2019 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020 in the amount of $5,983,014.00

Roll Call: Yeas: Woodrum, Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt 

Nays: 0

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

Policy Manual Updates

Mr. Laird presented potential policy manual updates for the following sections of policy: School District Organization, School Board Indemnification, School Board Vacancies, Board Member Conflict of Interest, Ethics and Gift Ban, Operational Services, Workplace Harassment, Drug, Alcohol, E-Cigarette, Tobacco and Cannabis Prohibition, Employment Termination and Suspension, Home and Hospital Instruction, Visitors to and Conduct on School Property, Students – Agency and Police Interviews.

Enrollment Report

The November 30th enrollment report was presented for the Board’s review.

Suspension Report

The suspension report was presented for the Board’s review.

PRINCIPAL’S REPORTS

Mr. Reed, Mr. Rhoades, Mrs. Binegar and Mr. Szoke reported on recent & upcoming activities at their schools.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

There were no announcements.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Motion by Mrs. Woodrum, seconded by Mrs. Mayfield to enter into an executive session to discuss matters pertaining to personnel was made at 7:36 pm.

Roll Call: Yeas: Woodrum, Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt 

Nays: 0

Motion by Mrs. Woodrum, seconded by Mrs. Mayfield to re-enter into regular session at 7:51 pm.

Roll Call: Yeas: Woodrum, Gordon, Mayfield, Penrod, Purchis, Shiffer, Westervelt 

Nays: 0

ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Penrod adjourned the meeting at 7:51 p.m.

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