CATLIN COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 5

BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular Meeting

July 9, 2009

 

 

July 9, 2009 ‑ The Board of Education of Catlin Community Unit School District #5 met in Regular Session on July 9, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Unit Office.

 

Board Members Present:

Bowman         Dable             Keith        

Klemme          Meade           Prosser

Fauver

 

Others Present:

Superintendent Lewis, Dennis Buesking, Kevin Thomas, News Gazette, Commercial News

 

President Fauver called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. All Board members were present.  Guests were welcomed to the meeting.  There was no public comment at this time.

 

Superintendent Lewis noted that repair work has started on the Unit Office building.  He stated he has received email wanting to know if our District was interested in supporting PSAE results as part of the graduation requirement.  Discussion was held.  The Smart boards for the grade school are being delivered and should be installed some time this month.  A note will be sent to the OPT thanking them for purchasing the Smart boards.  Superintendent Lewis is going to contact ADT and see what the schedule is for getting the security system installed at the grade school.  Due to a previous commitment, Superintendent Lewis requested the October Board meeting be moved to October 15.  A list of state monies that were not received by the end of June had been sent out with the Board packets.  Most of those monies were received in the past week.  Discussion was held concerning the capital bill that was signed by the Governor and should have school construction funds included.

 

President Fauver welcomed Superintendent Lewis to the district. President Fauver reviewed the consent agenda items.  It was moved by Klemme and seconded by Prosser to approve the following:  regular and executive session minutes of the June 11 Board meeting, monthly Treasurerís report, activity and Imprest fund reports, investments made since the last Boad meeting, authorization of bills for payment, monthly hot lunch report, and resolutions for bank accounts.  Motion carries by roll call vote, 6-0 with Board Member Fauver abstaining.

 

INTERMISSION  7:12 p.m.

 

            Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120/2(a) and (b), it was moved by Keith and seconded by Bowman that the Board of Education move into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing matters dealing with appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees, 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1) and collective negotiating matters between the District and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.  5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2)  Motion carries by roll call vote, 7-0.

 

            The Board of Education moved into Executive Session at 7:21 p.m.

 

It was moved by Dable and seconded by Meade to return the Board of Education to Open Session.  Motion carries by voice vote.

 

The Board of Education returned to Open Session at 8:37 p.m.

 

It was moved by Klemme and seconded by Meade to accept the resignation of Kyle Janesky as high school assistant soccer coach.  Motion carries by voice vote.

 

It was moved by Klemme and seconded by Meade to approve the retirement of Dennis Buesking.  Motion carries by voice vote.

 

It was moved by Klemme and seconded by Bowman to hire Linda Darr as part-time lunchroom assistant.  Motion carries by voice vote.

 

It was moved by Prosser and seconded by Bowman to approved the post-retirement agreement for Dennis Buesking.  Motion carries by roll call vote, 7-0.

 

It was moved by Klemme and seconded by Dable to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carries by voice vote.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:56 p.m.