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Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10 Board of Education met July 16

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 10, 2019

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Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10 Board of Education met July 16.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The meeting was called to order by Board President Dennis Lynch. Roll Call was as follows: Present – Bob Gray, Jeff Lueke, Tim Millenbine, Clint Ragan, Ellen Rubenacker, Justin Woodrow and Dennis Lynch.

Motion by Lueke, second by Ragan to approve the following items under the Consent Agenda: The minutes from the June 17, 2019 Regular Board Meeting and the July 1, 2019 Special Board Meeting, Treasurer’s Report, Budget reports, District bill listing, destruction of Executive Session Audio Recordings older than 18 months per Code. Final Reading: JGA-AP1. First Reading: Revised Board Policy Manuel. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Lueke, Ragan, Millenbine, Woodrow, Gray, Rubenacker, and Lynch. Motion carried.

CORRESPONDENCE – None

VISITORS/Public Comment – Tyler Bourland, Editor from the McLeansboro Gazette was present. Sam Lueke and Jay Lentz were present to update the board on the transportation department transition into the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT - Status

Mr. Fetcho updated the Board on the following: Opening day in-service is Monday, August 12 at 8:00 a.m.; Mr. Fetcho discussed with the board introducing the new employees during the in-service on August 12, 2019, as opposed to holding the annual cake and punch reception that is normally held at the August Board Meeting. The board approved this idea; Preschool’s annual compliance visit and the Gold Circle of Quality Rating it received; IHSA Academic Award was presented to the Girls Softball Team and the Boys Track Team; FY’19 Schedule of Energy Costs. This showed a $75,000 increase in energy cost when compared to last year; Update on athletic project. Pre bid will be held July 25, 2019 and the bid opening will be held on August 8, 2019; Board picture will be taken at the next board meeting on August 20, 2019; State Disbursements owed: $182,746; School Board Convention dates are November 22, 2019 through November 24, 2019; Reminded board that he will be out of the office from July 23, 2019 through July 26, 2019 for the annual IASA Board of Directors Conference.

OLD BUSINESS –

Motion by Ragan, second by Rubenacker to accept the low (12-month) sliding scale bid from Wabash Valley for District fuel for the 2019-2020 school year. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Ragan, Rubenacker, Millenbine, Gray, Lueke, Woodrow, and Lynch. Motion carried.

Motion by Rubenacker, second by Ragan to approve the cafeteria supply bid from Kohl Wholesale and the bid from Prairie Farms for dairy for the 2019-2020 school year. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Rubenacker, Ragan, Millenbine, Gray, Lueke, Woodrow, and Lynch. Motion Carried.

Motion by Lueke, second by Rubenacker to approve the bid for the new football scoreboard from Nevco in the amount of $41,672.20. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Lueke, Rubenacker, Ragan, Millenbine, Gray, and Lynch. Voting No – Woodrow. Motion Carried.

Motion by Millenbine, second by Lueke to approve the bid from E.T. Simonds in the amount of $60,258.54 to install an oil and chip parking lot behind the Varsity and JV Baseball fields. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Millenbine, Lueke, Gray, Ragan, Rubenacker, and Lynch. Voting No – Woodrow. Motion Carried.

Motion by Millenbine, second by Rubenacker to rescind the motion of approval for the new district office building site location from the May 21, 2019 board meeting and approve the site located at the corner of Highway 142 and Golf Course Road. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Millenbine, Rubenacker, Lueke, and Ragan. Voting No – Gray, Woodrow, and Lynch. Motion Carried.

Motion by Rubenacker, second by Millenbine, to approve Big Creek Excavating to prepare the new parking lot site, complete the necessary drainage work, and prepare the new district office building site. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Rubenacker, Millenbine, Lueke, Ragan, and Lynch. Voting No – Gray and Woodrow. Motion Carried.

NEW BUSINESS –

Motion by Millenbine, second by Ragan to approve the tentative FY’20 district budget. Roll call vote - Voting Yes – Millenbine, Ragan, Lueke, Gray, Rubenacker, Woodrow, and Lynch. Motion carried.

Motion by Ragan, second by Rubenacker to approve partnering with Egyptian Health Department at a cost of $10,000 to allow our district to be served by a Family Resource Developer. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Ragan, Rubenacker, Millenbine, Lueke, Gray, Woodrow, and Lynch. Motion Carried.

Motion by Lueke, second by Millenbine to approve partnering with AmeriCorps at a cost of $3,000 to allow a Rend Lake Student to serve at East Side as an AmeriCorps tutor for the 2019- 2020 school year. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Lueke, Millenbine, Ragan, Rubenacker, Gray, Woodrow, and Lynch. Motion Carried.

Motion by Ragan, second by Millenbine to convene in executive session at 8:16 p.m. to discuss appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of a specific employee(s) or office of the public body pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1). Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Ragan, Millenbine, Lueke, Woodrow, Gray, Rubenacker, and Lynch. Motion carried.

Motion by Ragan, second by Lueke to come out of executive session at 9:29 p.m. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Ragan, Lueke, Woodrow, Gray, Millenbine, Rubenacker, and Lynch. Motion carried.

Motion by Rubenacker, second by Millenbine to approve the minutes from executive session. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to accept a letter of resignation from Tara Miller, Aide, effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to accept the letter of resignation from Ingrid Drone, Secretary, effective September 1, 2019. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to employ Dewain Wellen as the Director of Sporting Clays, contingent upon successful completion of a background check and completion of necessary paperwork, effective with the start of the 2019-2020 season. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Woodrow, Ragan, Rubenacker, Gray, Lueke, Millenbine, and Lynch. Motion Carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to employ Garrett Craddock as a part-time, grant- funded Credit Recovery Instructor, contingent upon receiving grant funding, successful completion of a background check and completion of necessary paperwork, effective with the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Woodrow, Ragan, Rubenacker, Gray, Lueke, Millenbine, and Lynch. Motion Carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to reassign Lacey Day as an Aide, effective with the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Woodrow, Ragan, Rubenacker, Gray, Lueke, Millenbine, and Lynch. Motion Carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to employ Katie Gaskins as an Aide, contingent upon successful completion of a background check and completion of necessary paperwork, effective with the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Woodrow, Ragan, Rubenacker, Gray, Lueke, Millenbine, and Lynch. Motion Carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to approve the following athletic volunteers for the 2019-2020 season: Eric White - Football; Mark Auten - Football Announcer; Windell Bowman - Chain Gang; Bryce Currie - Jr. High Softball; Bev Gordon – High School Cheerleading; John Pike - Jr. High Baseball; Jordan Pike - Football Clock; Terry Drone - Chain Gang; Ryan Eck – Jr. High Baseball. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to approve Harre Ambulance Service as our ambulance service provider for the 2019-2020 football season. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to post for a Building Secretary. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Woodrow, second by Ragan to approve the release of the January through June Executive Session Minutes. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.

Motion by Millenbine, second by Lueke to adjourn. Vote was taken by voice, motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 9:31 p.m.

http://www.unit10.com/uo/meetings/minutes/1920/7.16.19%20Minutes.pdf

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