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Jasper Community Consolidated School District 17 Board of Education met May 16

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 9, 2019

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Jasper Community Consolidated School District 17 Board of Education met May 16.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The regular meeting of the Jasper School Board of Education was called to order by Board

President Blaine Norton and Derek Demaret taking the minutes, on May 16, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. with following board members present:

Board Members Present: Blaine Norton, Chris Otey, Eric Gruen, Lachelle Thompson & Derek Demaret

Board Members Absent: Rennie Cates and Chris Barbre

The consent agenda, which includes minutes of previous regular board meeting, executive session, bills and payrolls were then approved on a motion by Chris Otey and seconded by Lachelle Thompson. The votes were as follows:

Blaine Norton – yes Lachelle Thompson – yes

Chris Otey –absent Chris Barbre – absent

Eric Gruen – yes Derek Demaret – yes

Rennie Cates –absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and seconded by Eric Gruen to recognize the April 2019 Consolidated Election. The votes were as follows:

Blaine Norton – yes Lachelle Thompson – yes

Chris Otey –absent Chris Barbre – absent

Eric Gruen – yes Derek Demaret – yes

Rennie Cates –absent

A motion was made by Chris Otey and seconded by Eric Gruen to adjourn Sine Die. The votes were as follows:

Blaine Norton – yes Lachelle Thompson – yes

Chris Otey –absent Chris Barbre – absent

Eric Gruen – yes Derek Demaret – yes

Rennie Cates –absent

Superintendent David Mills read the oath of office and the newly formed board repeated it after him.

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

Superintendent David Mills was nominated as President Pro Temp and Assistant Principal Cindy

Ellis was nominated as Secretary Pro Temp. All board members voted “yes”.

A motion was made by Lance Hinkle and seconded by Lachelle Thompson to appoint Derek Demaret as President of the newly formed board. The motion passed with the members voting as follows:

Derek Demaret – abstain Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre-absent

A motion was made by Derek Demaret and seconded by Beth Titzer to appoint Lachelle Thompson as Vice President of the newly formed board. The motion passed with the members voting as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and seconded by Lance Hinkle to nominate Beth Titzer as Secretary of the newly formed board. The motion passed with the members voting as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and seconded by Lance Hinkle to appoint Meredith Simpson as Treasurer and set the depository as Fairfield National Bank and the Illinois Asset Fund. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and Lance Hinkle to set the board meetings on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Jasper Grade School in the Resource Room. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lance Hinkle and seconded by Lachelle Thompson to seek bids for gasoline, diesel and propane for FY20. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lance Hinkle and seconded by Andrew Weaver to approve District Title 1 plan. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and seconded by Lance Hinkle to accept resignation of Kayla Stanley as Library Paraprofessional & post vacancy for new search. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lance Hinkle and seconded by Lachelle Thompson to re-employ Hannah Harrison as personal aide. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and seconded by Lance Hinkle to re-employ Beth Thomason as flex paraprofessional aide between K-4 resource & K-2 rooms. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lance Hinkle and seconded by Andrew Weaver to employ & train Rick Doty as regular bus driver for FY 20. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lance Hinkle and seconded by Andrew Weaver to employ Bill Schwarzlose as regular bus driver for FY 20. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and seconded by Lance Hinkle to establish FY 20 fees: CIM $35, student breakfast $2.50, student lunch $3.00 & adult lunch $3.50. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lance Hinkle and seconded by Andrew Weaver to adopt IMRF Section 125 resolution for compliance from September 15, 2016 BOE action. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and seconded by Lance Hinkle to adopt tentative FY20 school calendar. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A motion was made by Lachelle Thompson and seconded by Lance Hinkle to eliminate executive session minutes from October 2016. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

A final motion was made by Andrew Weaver and seconded by Lance Hinkle to adjourn at 7:55 p.m. The votes were as follows:

Derek Demaret – yes Lance Hinkle – yes

Lachelle Thompson –yes Andrew Weaver – yes

Rennie Cates – absent Beth Titzer – yes

Chris Barbre – absent

http://www.jasperpolecats.com/images/Board_Minutes/Board_Minutes_2019-05-16.pdf

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