1 1625 DEEP LAKE ROAD COUNTY OF LAKE, LAKE VILLA, ILLINOIS MINUTES OF REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, :00 P.M. Present BOARD MEMBERS Mr. Wayne A. Sobczak, President Mrs. Joyce Heneberry, Vice President Mrs. Sandy Jacobs, Secretary Mr. Kenneth Dewitt Dr. Kari King Duffy Mr. Ronald Vickers Absent Mr. Randy Mathias ADMINISTRATION Mr. James McKay, Superintendent Dr. Jay Sabatino, Interim Assistant Superintendent Ms. Jennifer Nolde, Assistant Superintendent Mr. John Whitehurst, Principal Mr. Stephen Plank, Principal STUDENT AMBASSADORS Rachel Meyers Sarah Westberg RECORDING SECRETARY Mrs. Nancy Hendrickson The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of Community High School District 117 was held on Thursday, September 20, 2012 in the Library at Lakes Community High School. Mr. Wayne Sobczak, President, presided over the meeting, calling it to order at 7:00 p.m. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE PUBLIC COMMENTS - None PUBLIC HEARING Mr. Sobczak opened the Public Hearing for the FY 13 Budget at 7:01 pm. Mrs. Nolde presented the details about the 2013 budget during the hearing. Mr. Sobczak closed the hearing at 7:33 pm.
2 REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 PAGE TWO PRESENTATIONS ACHS/LCHS Mr. Plank gave a presentation on the School Improvement Plan for Mr. Whitehurst gave ACHS updates. CONSENT AGENDA The following consent agenda items (indicated by*) were enacted by one motion. *Approval of Minutes Regular Meeting, August 16, 2012 Mr. Vickers moved the minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 16, 2012 be approved and placed on file. Second by Mr. Dewitt. PERSONNEL *Employment Dollar Coach Antioch Community High School Mr. Vickers moved the Board approve Hannah Gwinn as Dollar Coach for Cheerleading for the school year. Second by Mr. Dewitt. Lakes Community High School Mr. Vickers moved the Board approve John Welter as Dollar Coach for Wrestling; and Leslie Collins a Dollar Coach for Field Hockey for the school year as recommended. Second by Mr. Dewitt. *Employment Long Term Substitute Lakes Community High School Mr. Vickers moved the Board approve Sam Worden as long term substitute for Mary Easton at a level of BA, Step 1, from October 2, 2012 January 7, 2013 as recommended. Second by Mr. Dewitt.
3 REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 PAGE THREE *Resignation Increment Position Mr. Vickers moved the Board accept, with regret, the resignation of Katie Whitehurst as Assistant Girls Basketball Coach, effective immediately as recommended. Second by Mr. Dewitt. Employment Increment Positions Antioch Community High School Mr. Vickers moved the Board employ Emily Sobczak as SAP Coordinator at the rate of $6,000; Alex McKenzie as Assistant Boys Soccer Coach at a level of 3A; Kelly McIntyre as Assistant Girls Basketball Coach (.5) at a level of 2A; Teri Klobnak as Winter Athletic Supervisor at a level of 6A; Lindsay Schwisow as Class Sponsor (.5 to 1) at a level of 5A; Mary Stoeger as Class Sponsor (.5 to 1) at a level of 5C; Taylor Weinstock as Assistant Wrestling Coach (.5) at a level of 2A; and Joe Loffredo as Assistant Wrestling Coach (.5) at a level of 2D for the school year as recommended. Second by Mrs. Jacobs. Voice Vote: Ayes: 5 Nays: None Abstain 1 Absent: 1 Motion carried. Lakes Community High School Mr. Vickers moved the Board employ Matt Joseph as Assistant Wrestling Coach at a level of 2D; Tony Nelson as Assistant Wrestling Coach at a level of 2B; Craig Stocker as Assistant Wrestling Coach at a level of 2C; Jennifer Steeber as Clinician/Accompanist (.5) for Choir at a level of 3B; and Ben Kalb and Christina Foss as SAP Coordinators at the rate of $3,000 each for the school year as recommended. Second by Mr. Dewitt. Voice Vote: Ayes: 5 Nays: None Abstain 1 Absent: 1 Motion carried. FINANCE/BUSINESS *Approval of Bills and Payroll Mr. Vickers moved that the following bills be approved for payment, and be so certified to the school treasurer. Second by Mr. Dewitt. Education Fund $2,576, Building Fund $ 439, Debt Service Fund $ Transportation Fund IMRF Fund $ 143, $ 59,082.54
4 REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 PAGE FOUR Report from the Business Office Budget Hearing and Presentation Mr. Vickers moved the Board approve Final 13 Budget as presented. Second by Mrs. Jacobs. Roll Call: Ayes: Heneberry, Dewitt, Jacobs, Duffy, Vickers, Sobczak Nays: None Absent: Mathias Motion carried. HR Outreach Ms. Nolde reported that the HR Department has reached out to staff members through informational benefit meetings. More meetings will take place in the future to present information pertaining to insurance questions and also employee investment options. MFSAB Ms. Nolde reported legislature has passed a law prohibiting the use of multi-function school activity buses for curriculum related transportation unless the buses are driven by a person with a school bus driver s license. Alternative transportation has been found for Orchestra students and Special Ed outings. Transportation The District is in the third year of a three year contract with Durham School Services. Recommendation will be made next month to extend the contract for one year. GOVERNANCE F.O.I.A. Two requests were received and Ms. Nolde responded to both. 6 th Day of Enrollment 6 TH Day Enrollment at Antioch Community High School was 1320; at Lakes Community High School it was 1440, for a total enrollment of Last school year the 6 th day enrollment was 1334 at ACHS and 1417 at LCHS, for a total enrollment of Application for Recognition of Schools Each year the application for recognition of schools will be submitted electronically.
5 REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 PAGE FIVE Mr. Vickers moved the Board approve the Application for Recognition of Schools for Antioch Community High School, Lakes Community High School, Allendale School, and Gateway School as recommended by the Superintendent. Second by Mr. Dewitt. Approval of Administrators Salary Compensation Report Mr. Vickers moved the Board approve the Administrators Salary Compensation Report as presented. Second by Dr. King Duffy. Fireworks Contract Mr. Vickers moved the Board approve the contract with Spectrum Pyrotechnics, Inc. to provide fireworks for the ACHS Homecoming. Second by Mrs. Jacobs. Resolution for IMRF Authorized Agent Mr. Vickers moved the Board adopt the Resolution appointing Tammy Shannon as the IMRF Authorized Agent for Community High School District #117. Second by Mrs. Heneberry. Tri-Conference Preview Preview information for the 2012 Tri-Conference was discussed. Open Meetings Act Training Board Members must successfully complete the Open Meetings Act Training by January 1, There will be a session at the Tri-Conference on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 3:30 5:00 pm to satisfy this requirement. Other trainings are available from the IASB and The Attorney General s Office. Certificates of completion must be submitted to the district office prior to January 1, 2013.
6 REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 PAGE SIX Field Trip Request (Overnight) Mrs. Jacobs moved the Board approve the field trip requests from Stephen Rose, Sponsor, to take the Environmental Club to camp at the Chain O Lakes Stat Park either October or October 19-21, 2012; Matt Kastor, Director of Bands, to take the LCHS Marching Band to perform in the State of Illinois Marching Band Championships at Illinois State University, in Normal, Illinois, from October 26-27, 2012; and Luke Mertens, Head Football Coach to have a Wide Receiver Camp Out on September 22-23, 2012 as recommended. Second by Dr. King Duffy. QUESTIONS/COMMENTS BOARD MEMBERS Mrs. Heneberry asked if there was any plan to reinstate anything that was eliminated last year due to budget cuts. Mr. McKay responded that some programs have been reinstated, and monies given back to teachers, but there is no plan to reinstate other programs at this time because the cuts need to be sustained to improve our long-term financial projections. Mr. McKay reported that the Talon Club has asked permission to put signs on the score board. All approved. Motion to Enter Closed Session At 8:32 p.m. Mrs. Heneberry moved the Board enter into Closed Session for the purpose of discussing the following exceptions to the Open Meetings Act: (a) Employment Section 2(c)(1): The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body; and (b) School Issues Section 2(c)(9): Student disciplinary cases. Second by Mr. Vickers. Motion to Come Out of Closed Session At 9:00 p.m. Dr. King Duffy moved the Board come out of Closed Session. Second by Mr. Vickers.
7 REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 PAGE SEVEN ACTION AFTER CLOSED SESSION Personnel Separation Agreement Mr. Vickers moved the Board approve the Separation Agreement as presented. Second by Dr. King Duffy. ADJOURNMENT At 9:04 p.m. Mr. Dewitt moved the September 20, 2012 meeting of the Community High School District 117 Board of Education be adjourned. Second by Dr. King Duffy. The meeting adjourned at 9:04 p.m. President Secretary