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April 24, 2017
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AKIN GRADE SCHOOL DIST#91

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

AGENDA NOTES: APRIL 24, 2017

1.                  CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m.

2.                  ROLL CALL:  S. Wilson, J. Heifner, B. Clark. J. Wilkerson, D. Clark, Mark Genet, Shari Buntin was absent.

3.                  Audience Participation: (limited to 10 minutes unless extended by the Board)    ATTENDEES INCLUDED: Dian Wissinger (Sign and 7th grade Tourney MVP). Melissa Williford (Assistance track coach). Taylor Bean (interested in Mr. Dorton’s job). Terri Dean (wanting to use baseball field for softball team Harry Sanders-coach).

 

4.                  A motion is made by J. Heifner to approve a Consent Agenda: which includes: the regular board of education minutes from previous meeting/s, the treasurer’s report/activity fund report and to approve the bills to be paid as presented  SECONDED BY: D. Clark

 ROLL CALL VOTE: All Voted Yes

 

5.                  Adopt and Ratify Canvass of April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election.

David Shelton, Mark Genet and Jeff Wilkerson.

Motion by S. Wilson Seconded by M. Genet to adopt and ratify the canvass of the School Board election and declare that Jeff Wilkerson, Mark Genet and David Shelton have each been elected to serve 4 year term on the Akin Community Consolidated School District No. 91 Board of Education.

In favor: 6       Opposed: 0         Motion: Carried       Absent: 1

6.                  RECONITION OF OUTGOING BOARD MEMBERS:

Jim Heifner 16 years of service

7.                  APPOINTMENT OF TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN(PRESIDENT PRO TEM):

Board President says:

Motion by M. Genet Seconded by J. Wilkerson to appoint Dennis Clark to serve as President Pro tem (temporary Chairperson).

In Favor: 6         Opposed:   0       Absent:  1      Motion Carried

                   (President Pro Tem takes over)

8.                  Move for ADJOUNMENT, SINE DIE:

Motion by S. Wilson Seconded by J. Wilkerson to   adjourn the meeting SINE DIE.

In Favor:  6        Opposed: 0       Absent: 1         Motion: Carried

8a.      NEW ORGANIZATION MEETING CALL TO ORDER: President Pro Tem: calls the        special Organization meeting of Akin CCSD91 Board of Education Meeting April24, 2017 to   order at 6:23 p.m.  ROLL CALL:  D. Clark, J. Wilkerson, D. Shelton, M. Genet, B. Clark, S. Wilson one Vacancy others Present M. Williford, T. Bean, D. Williams and J. Heifner

   

               8b.   ADMINISTER OATH TO NEWLY ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS by the President Pro Tem. Have the Board Secretary read the oath and ask each new board member to recite the oath. It is suggested that the entire board join in the reciting of the oath to affirm their continuing board service.  Taking the oath of office: Continuing president or president pro tem” I will now administer the oath of office to the newly-elected members of the board of education.” Continuing president or president pro tem: “Please repeat after me…..”

Oath Of Office:  I, new member, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of member of the Board of Education of Akin School District No. 91, in accordance with the Constitution of United States, the Constitution of the State of Illinois, and the laws of the State of Illinois, to best of my ability. “I further swear (or affirm) that: “I shall respect taxpayer interest by serving as a faithful protector of the school district’s assets; “I shall encourage and respect the free expression of opinion by my fellow board members and others who seek a hearing before the board, while respecting the privacy of students and employees” “ I shall recognize that a board member has no legal authority as an individual and that decision can be made only by a majority vote at a public board meeting” and “I shall abide by majority decision of the board, while retaining the right to seek changes in such decisions through ethical and constructive channels.”

                8c. ELECTION OF PERMANENT BOARD OFFICERS: (President Pro Tem appoints a Secretary Pro Tem to record the nominations) Secretary Pro Tem: Becky Clark affirmed by Roll Call Vote of Members of Board: D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, D. Shelton, B. Clark and S. Wilson.

                     NOMINATIONS FOR PRESIDENT: President Pro Tem opens the nominations for Board President- Nominations: CLOSED NOMINATIONS: President Pro Tem asked for roll call to close the nominations: For President Dennis Clark affirmed by Roll Call D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S. Wilson.

                 8d. NOMINATIONS FOR OTHER PERMANENT OFFICES: New Elected President opens the nominations for other officers (Repeat Procedures done for President)

ROLL CALL VOTE FOR EACH OFFICER:

                  Vice President: Jeff Wilkerson ROLL CALL VOTE: D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S.  Wilson.

                   Secretary: Becky Clark Roll Call Vote: D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S. Wilson

                     8e. Motion is made by J. Wilkerson to Adopt/Reaffirm the Board of Education Meeting Schedule.

                  SECONDED BY: M. Genet

                  ROLL CALL VOTE:  D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S. Wilson

                    8f. Motion made by Genet to affirm Board Member Code of Conducts/Ethics

                   SECONDED BY: S. Wilson

                   ROLL CALL VOTE:  D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S. Wilson

                    8g. Motion is made by M. Genet to appoint D. Clark as Member to serve on the Governing Board of the Franklin-Jefferson Special Education District.

                   SECONDED BY: S. Wilson

                   ROLL CALL VOTE:  D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S. Wilson

9.                  Motion is hereby made by M. Genet to enter into closed session for the purpose of considering information regarding Collective Bargaining, the appointment, evaluation, performance, employment and/or dismissal of personal and student disciplinary actions.

             SECONDED BY: S. Wilson

                    ROLL CALL VOTE:  D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S. Wilson

ACTION ITEMS

10.              OLD BUSINESS-NONE

11.              NEW BUSINESS:

11A. Motion is made by M. Genet to retain all current non-certified personnel in their current positions.

Rosetta Ward Thomas, Secretary/Bookkeeper

Terri Dean, Secretary

Melissa Williford, Cook

Dave Clark, Janitor

Taylor Bean, Title I Aide/Recess Supervisor.

             SECONDED BY: D. Shelton

                    ROLL CALL VOTE:  D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S. Wilson

12.              a. Superintendent/Principal’s Report

Mr. Kelley Leave of absent- They have called in hospice for his mother. Shaun Craig would like to use school for a fundraiser for Mrs. Kelley.

b. Teaching Assignments for the 2017-2018 School Year- We decided to replace Mr. Dorton.

C. School Calendar for 2017-2018- Draft inside packet.

d. Extra-Curricular Staff for 2017-2018 -We need an assistant track coach, Scholar Bowl party and Mr. Dorton’s Retirement party May 18.

         13. Other Board Items:

          14. Upcoming Events

          15. A motion is hereby made by S. Wilson to adjourn the regular meeting of the Akin Board of education at 7:20 p.m. The next meeting will be on May 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

             SECONDED BY: M. Genet

                    ROLL CALL VOTE:  D. Clark, M. Genet, J. Wilkerson, B. Clark, D. Shelton and S. Wilson

 

 

 

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        Board President’s Signature                                    Board Secretary’s Signature

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