WINDSOR COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #1

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular Board Meeting June 9, 2010 - Windsor High School Library

 

Call to Order

 Acting President, Rob Bullock called the meeting to order at 6:30P.M.

 

Roll Call

The following members were present: Kurt Stremming, Rob Bullock, Vince Welsh, Terrie Hudson, Wanda Kearney, and Geo Glasscock. Matt Greuel joined the meeting at 7:10. District Administrators Sharon Keck, Erik Van Hoveln and Cynthia Bankson were also in attendance.

 

Consent Agenda

A motion to approve the consent agenda was made by Wanda Kearney second by Kurt Stremming. Member’s votes were, Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, Vince Welsh – yes,

Rob Bullock – yes, Kurt Stremming – yes, and Geo Glasscock –yes. MOTION CARRIED 6 – yes, 0 – no.

Correspondence & Visitors

Rob read a card from Mrs. Bernstein thanking the Board for the luncheon and the pencil cups.

Old Business

Mr. Van Hoveln reported that there has been no interest in the position of bass fishing coach, so that sport is tabled until next year.

New Business

Bruce Austin and Lori Bennett were in attendance to request additional equipment for the weight room.  They indicated that they needed a couple more chrome bars and a rack to keep the dumbbells in order.  They also asked permission to paint the room.  Mr. Van Hoveln will look for the best price on the equipment.

 

Mrs. Keck passed out the EIASE Administrative Policy on service animals.  We have not had a request for this, but we would be in compliance if the request would ever come.  It was decided that we should redact the slash from the second line of IV.A and add the word or so that it would read Executive Director of EIASE or Superintendent of WCUSD#1.  Wanda Kearney made a motion to accept the policy as corrected, second by Rob Bullock.  VOICE VOTE MOTION CARRIED

 

Mrs. Keck gave out information concerning fees for next year. She suggested increasing the K-6 book fees to $60.00 so that they would be more in line with the cost of the consumables.  Mr. Van Hoveln stated that the cost of PE shirts will be increasing to $6.00 at the high school.  Geo Glasscock made a motion to approve the suggested increases, second by Rob Bullock.  VOICE VOTE MOTION CARRIED.  It was decided to reevaluate the cost of school lunches at a later date.

 

Mrs. Keck asked if there were any budget items that should be added to the budget.  There were no additions.

 

Mrs. Keck stated the need to pass the prevailing wage. Geo Glasscock questioned the need to do this.  Mrs. Keck will send out more information and the decision was tabled for the time being.

Executive Session

 At 7:10 PM Matt Greuel made a motion to go into Executive Session for the purpose of ratifying the WEA contract, setting support staff salaries, setting principal’s salaries and resignations. Second by Wanda Kearney. Member’s votes were: Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes, Vince Welsh – no, Rob Bullock – yes, Kurt Stremming – yes, Geo Glasscock – no, Wanda Kearney – yes. MOTION CARRIED 6 – yes, 1 – no.

Reconvene

The meeting reconvened at 9:00 PM

Possible Board Action

Matt Greuel read a letter from Bart Wiedman resigning his position as junior high baseball coach.  Kurt Stremming made a motion to accept his resignation, second by Terrie Hudson, MOTION CARRIED by voice vote.   Matt Greuel read a letter from Kim Bullock resigning from her position as administrative assistant.  A motion to accept her resignation was made by Kurt Stremming, second by Wanda Kearney.  Member’s votes were: Matt Greuel – yes, Vince Welsh – yes, Rob Bullock – abstain – Kurt Stremming – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes. MOTION CARRIED 6- yes 0 –no, 1 – abstention.

 

Mrs. Keck made the recommendation to approve the support staff salary increases given on her salary schedule sheet. Rob Bullock made a motion to accept the recommended support staff salary increases, second by Kurt Stremming.  Member’s votes were: Vince Welsh – yes, Rob Bullock – yes, Kurt Stremming – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes. MOTION CARRIED 7- yes, 0 – no.

 

A motion was made by Kurt Stremming and seconded by Vince Welsh to accept and ratify the contract with the WEA. Member’s votes were: Rob Bullock – yes, Kurt Stremming – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes, and Vince Welsh – yes. MOTION CARRIED 7- yes, 0 –no.

 

A motion was made by Rob Bullock, seconded by Kurt Stremming to increase the salary of Cynthia Bankson, elementary principal to $69,300 for the 2010-2011 school year. Member’s votes were: Kurt Stremming – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes, Vince Welsh – yes, and Rob Bullock – yes. MOTION CARRIED 7 – yes, 0 –no.

A motion was made by Rob Bullock and seconded by Vince Welsh, to increase the salary of junior senior high school principal, Erik Van Hoveln, to $78,300 for the 2010-2011 school year. Member’s votes were: Geo Glasscock – yes, Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes, Vince Welsh – yes, Rob Bullock – yes, and Kurt Stremming – yes. MOTION CARRIED 7 – yes, 0 –no.

 

Matt Greuel made a motion to authorize Superintendent Keck to speak to the school attorney in order to pursue disciplinary action regarding the elementary incident.  Second by Rob Bullock.  Member’s votes were: Wanda Kearney – yes, Terrie Hudson – yes, Matt Greuel – yes, Vince Welsh – yes, Rob Bullock – yes, Kurt Stremming – yes, and Geo Glasscock – yes. MOTION CARRIED 7- yes, no -0.

 

Principal’s Report

Mr. Van Hoveln indicated that preliminary ISAT scores are very good with 94.6% meeting and exceeding in the 7th and 8th grades.

 

Ms Bankson thanked Casey’s for the Rice Krispie Treats.  The summer maintenance is going well, and ISAT scores show 85.5% meet or exceed

Superintendent’s Report

None

Other

 

Adjournment

The motion to adjourn was made by Geo Glasscock, seconded by Terrie Hudson at 9:15PM MOTION CARRIED by Voice Vote – all yes.