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Fairfield Public School District No. 112 Board of Education met September 23

By Michael Abella | Jan 21, 2020

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Fairfield Public School District No. 112 Board of Education met Sept. 23.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of Fairfield Public School District No. 112, Wayne County, Illinois, held in the District Board Room, 200 West Center, Fairfield, Illinois, on Monday, September 23, 2019.

AGENDA #1 – Call to Order – The meeting was called to order at 6:00 P.M. by President Coomer, who directed the Secretary to call the roll.

AGENDA #2 – Roll Call – The Secretary called the roll and the following members answered to their names as called and were found to be present:

Scott Foster, Angie Koontz, Jason McCulley, Amy Sager, Shane Neuman, Dan Coomer

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

There being a quorum present, the President declared the Board of Education to be in session for the transaction of business.

OTHERS PRESENT:

E. Scott England, Superintendent; April Smith, Center Street Principal; Kristina Gardner, North Side Principal; Tom Mathews, Jr., Wayne County Press

AGENDA #3 – Public Hearing on 2019-2020 Budget – A motion was made by Member Shane Neuman to open the public hearing on the 2019-2020 budget. The motion was seconded by member Scott Foster, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Shane Neuman, Amy Sager, Scott Foster, Dan Coomer, Jason McCulley, Angie Koontz

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

3.1 Public Comments None.

3.2 Approve 2019-2020 Budget - A motion was made by Member Jason McCulley to approve the 2019-2020 budget. The motion was seconded by Member Shane Neuman, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Shane Neuman, Jason McCulley, Scott Foster, Angie Koontz, Dan Coomer, Amy Sager

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

3.3 Close Public Hearing - A motion was made by Member Jason McCulley to close the public hearing. The motion was seconded by Member Amy Sager, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Scott Foster, Shane Neuman, Dan Coomer, Jason McCulley, Angie Koontz, Amy Sager

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

AGENDA #4 – Citizens – Non-Agenda Items.

None.

AGENDA #5 – Approval of the Minutes – A motion was made by member Amy Sager that the Board of Education minutes for the Regular Meeting held on Monday, August 19, 2019, be approved as prepared and mailed to all Board of Education members. The motion was seconded by member Shane Neuman, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Dan Coomer, Angie Koontz, Amy Sager, Jason McCulley, Shane Neuman, Scott Foster

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

AGENDA #6 – Financial Reports

6.1 Treasurer’s Report – The Treasurer’s Report, dated August 31, 2019, was presented as follows:

Education Fund $3,303,061.21

Building Fund $512,935.26

Debt Services Fund $41,256.12

Transportation Fund $130,598.32

IMRF Fund $58,599.74

Working Cash Fund $178,659.26

Tort Fund $243,338.20

Fire Prevention/Safety Fund $226,976.62

Total $4,834,020.30

There being no additions or corrections, the President declared the Treasurer’s Report will stand approved as presented.

6.2 Payroll – Member Shane Neuman made a motion that the payroll for the District for the month of September 2019, be approved and ordered paid. The motion was seconded by member Scott Foster, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Amy Sager, Jason McCulley, Angie Koontz, Shane Neuman, Dan Coomer, Scott Foster

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

6.3 Bills – Current bills, as listed, were presented for payment. After examination of the listed bills, Member Scott Foster made a motion to approve the bills for payment. The motion was seconded by member Amy Sager, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Angie Koontz, Shane Neuman, Dan Coomer, Jason McCulley, Amy Sager, Scott Foster

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

AGENDA #7 – Superintendent’s Report

7.1 Revenue Expenditure Report

Dr. England reported that there would not be a Revenue to Expenditure report until a budget for FY20 has been approved.

7.2 Food Service Report

Dr. England reported that there would not be a Food Service report until October.

7.3 Transportation Report

Dr. England reported to the Board that three buses received major service. He also informed them that he would begin talking with bus companies about adding additional leases.

7.4 District Mission/Vision

Dr. England reported on the new mission/vision for the District. He covered the process as to how the new mission was put into place.

7.5 Itemized Salary Compensation

Dr. England reported to the Board the annual salary compensation/benefits report as required by the law.

7.6 Annual Bleacher Inspection

Dr. England reported to the Board that Kenny has completed the annual bleacher inspection on all bleachers in the district.

7.7 FY19 Audit

Dr. England reported that Sara Hank, CPA from Leymone Hardcastle would be on hand in October to present the FY19 audit findings.

7.8 FY20 Risk Management Plan

Dr. England presented the FY20 Risk Management Plan as allowed by state statute.

AGENDA #8 – Principals’ Report

8.1 Center Street School

Mrs. Smith reported that the 4th graders enjoyed Safety Day and 5th graders enjoyed Tech Fest. Jr. Beta Club held their induction this year. The September 11 program was again well attended. Rep. Darren Bailey was on hand to lead the school in the pledge. He then participated in Principal for a Day with Mrs. Smith. Title classes are up and running. Both the baseball and softball teams play in their regional this Thursday. Fifth grade band has been established and will be holding classes soon.

8.2 North Side School

Mrs. Gardner reported that additional pre-k screenings will be held on October 3. This is in addition to the three days in August. “Shout outs” have been added as part of the Colt Kids Character Trait program. Shout outs are read over the intercom each day as part of the daily announcements. Grandparents day was held back at the beginning of September. Box Tops have changed the way they are collected. Anticipating a shortage, the PTO is exploring additional fundraising activities.

AGENDA #9 – Board Members Request/Report None.

AGENDA #10 – Action Items

10.1 A motion was made by member Scott Foster to approve the FY20 Risk Management Plan as presented. The motion was seconded by member Shane Neuman, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Dan Coomer, Scott Foster, Angie Koontz, Amy Sager, Shane Neuman, Jason McCulley

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

AGENDA #11 – Closed Session to Discuss Information Regarding Appointment, Employment, Retirement, or Dismissal of an Employee, Labor Relations, Collective Negotiations, Litigation, and Student Discipline (5ILCS 120/2a)

11.1 A motion was made by member Shane Neuman that the Board enter Closed Session at the hour of 6:30 P.M. The motion was seconded by member Jason McCulley, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Shane Neuman, Scott Foster, Jason McCulley, Angie Koontz, Dan Coomer, Amy Sager

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

11.2 A motion was made by member Shane Neuman that the Board end the Closed Session at the hour of 6:45 P.M. The motion was seconded by member Scott Foster, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Scott Foster, Jason McCulley, Shane Neuman, Amy Sager, Dan Coomer, Angie Koontz

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

AGENDA #12 – Action Items

12.1 A motion was made by member Amy Sager to approve Jamey Hodges as

Assistant Girls’ Basketball Coach. The motion was seconded by member Jason McCulley, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Shane Neuman, Angie Koontz, Amy Sager, Dan Coomer, Scott Foster, Jason McCulley

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

AGENDA #13 – Information Items

Dr. England informed the Board about an upcoming IASB Division Dinner

AGENDA #14 – Adjournment

A motion was made by member Shane Neuman that the meeting adjourn at 6:51 P.M. The motion was seconded by member Scott Foster, and on a roll call vote the following members voted yea:

Scott Foster, Amy Sager, Jason McCulley, Dan Coomer, Angie Koontz, Shane Neuman

Members Absent: Carrie Newman

The President declared the motion passed.

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