WINDSOR COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #1

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular Board Meeting – February 12, 2003 - Windsor High School Library

 

Call to order      President Fred Doehring called the meeting to order at 6:33 p.m. 

 

Roll Call             The following members were present:  Geo Glasscock, Dirk Hyland, Maria Shafer, Sharon Weber, Tom Cole and Fred Doehring.  Member Linda Doehring was absent. Also present were administrators Sharon Keck, Greg Beck, and Kathy Bryant. Several members of the public were also present.

 

Executive             Sharon W. made the motion to go to Executive Session at 6:34 p.m. to discuss

Session                staff evaluation. Fred D. made the second. Members votes were:  Dirk Hyland – yes, Maria Shafer - yes, Sharon Weber – yes, Tom Cole – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Fred Doehring – yes.  MOTION CARRIED – 6 – yes, 0 – no.

 

                           Linda D. joined the Board at 6:34 p.m.

 

Reconvene          Tom C. made the motion to return from Executive Session at 8:55 p.m. Fred D. made the second. Voice vote carried.

 

Consent              Sharon W. corrected the minutes, which incorrectly stated “President Tom

Agenda               Cole…” under Call to Order. Linda D. made a correction under New Business on the second page, which incorrectly stated “Country Companies” instead of “Blue Cross Blue Shield”. Sharon K. distributed three corrected sheets. The first was an amended Activity Fund sheet, correcting the Poms and Pow Wow accounts. The second was the proposed school calendar, correcting a potential waived holiday. The third was an Accounts Payable correction for Ameren CIPS, which had inadvertently been posted to the bus barn instead of the high school.  Tom C. asked about the snow plow bill, which was unusually high. Sharon K. said she would discuss it with Mr. Gilbert. Dirk H. made the motion to accept the consent agenda except for the snow plowing bill. Sharon W. made the second. Members votes were:  Maria Shafer - yes, Linda Doehring – yes, Sharon Weber – yes, Tom Cole – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Dirk Hyland – yes, Fred Doehring – yes.  MOTION CARRIED – 7 – yes, 0 – no.

                          

Corres.                        There were no visitor comments or correspondence.

& Visitors         

 

Old Business High School Diamond – Greg B. checked into improvements at the high school baseball diamond. Munie Outdoor Services, Inc. gave three proposals for improvements to the diamond. The proposals ranged from a low of $8,969.00 to a high of $30,838.00. The basic proposal covered tilling and regrading infield and outfield with reseeding and fertilizing of the outfield.

 

                        Gym Ceiling – Sharon K. requested guidance on how to proceed with repairs to the gym ceiling and floors. The consensus was to seal both floors and wait on repairs to the ceiling. The ceiling will have to be addressed soon as both gym floors will not be able to be refinished again. Paul Giesler mentioned there were still two places on the north wall of the gym lobby that appeared to be leaking. He had two companies come to look at the wall and offer suggestions.

                        Industrial Roofing proposed to:

                        Cut the siding to get to the steel frame

                        Attach a 2x12 pressure treated block

                        Install 24” wide tapered insulation and new foam surfacing

                        Did not cover sound or fire proofing

                        Quote - $5,400

 

                        Snyder Roofing

                        Clean, prime with EnviroPrime

                        Install a rubber shield base, seal vertical joints

                        Coat rubber shield base coat with radiant shield

                        Clean and caulk with cream color urethane caulking

                        Quote - $1,200

 

                        Dirk made the motion to have Snyder Roofing make repairs as quoted for $1,200. Fred D. made the second. Members votes were:  Linda Doehring – yes, Sharon Weber – yes, Tom Cole – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Dirk Hyland – yes, Maria Shafer - yes, Fred Doehring – yes.  MOTION CARRIED – 7 – yes, 0 – no.

 

 

                        Calendar – Sharon K. mentioned that there was an error on the calendar and an amended one was distributed. A waiver day was corrected. Geo G. made a motion to accept the calendar. Dirk H. made the second. Members votes were:  Sharon Weber – yes, Tom Cole – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Dirk Hyland – yes, Maria Shafer - yes, Linda Doehring – no, Fred Doehring – no.  MOTION CARRIED – 5 – yes, 2 – no.

 

                        Fred D. mentioned that he voted no because to waive Martin Luther King’s Birthday was to practice a form of prejudice and was the day being commemorated during the school day? Greg B. replied that it was not the theme of the day, but that the social studies classes were discussing Mr. King. Kathy B. mentioned that the grade school teachers were discussing the subject more than would be discussed in the home in most cases.

 

New Business    Senior Trip – Danielle Blackburn, Senior Class President, stated that the plan the class had for a trip was changed because they would not be able to fly. She apologized for the short notice and presented three proposals for a class trip. There are 32 students going, two faculty members and five parents. The class has $6,800 in its account. The students approved two different amounts for deposit on the trip – one at $50 and the other at $75. The class would leave April 30 or May 1 and return May 4.

 

                                   Proposal 1 – Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio) has a water park and amusement park.

                                   Proposal 2 – Wisconsin Dells has skiing and an indoor water park.

                                   Proposal 3 – Myrtle Beach depends on the amount of money collected.

                          The class is asking for two days out of school.

                          Geo G. made the motion to approve the three options depending on the money raised by the class. Dirk H. made the second. Voice vote carried.

 

                        Dance – Candy Waggoner explained dance competition. The dance team has been going to competitions and wants to qualify for the Super Sectionals. They will be heading to Peoria to try to qualify one more time. When the team qualifies, they will go to the Super Sectional on March 7 at Highland. They want to spend the night before the competition in Highland and then go to competition the next day. The school would pay for a bus driver and wait time. Geo G. made the motion to pay for a bus driver and wait time. Dirk H. made the second. Members votes were:  Tom Cole – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Dirk Hyland – yes, Maria Shafer - yes, Linda Doehring – yes, Sharon Weber – yes, Fred Doehring – yes.  MOTION CARRIED – 7 – yes, 0 – no.

 

                        Cooperative Agreement – Greg B. reported that currently the District has a cooperative agreement with Shelbyville for girl’s basketball, football, wrestling and girl’s junior high basketball. Shelbyville wanted to drop all sports, but one parent was very interested in continuing. Shelbyville is willing to keep a coop agreement for girl’s junior high and high school basketball only. Mr. Dow has asked for a cooperative agreement with Stewardson-Strasburg for golf. Mr. Beck agreed to check with other schools for a possible wrestling cooperative agreement.

 

Possible             Linda D. made a motion to waive Martin Luther King’s Birthday and Casimir

Board Action     Pulaski Day for the next five school years. Tom C. made the second. Voice vote carried.

 

                          Linda D. made the motion to increase the Superintendent’s salary by 5% for the next year. Tom C. made the second. Members votes were:  Geo Glasscock – no, Dirk Hyland – no, Maria Shafer - yes, Linda Doehring – yes, Sharon Weber – yes, Tom Cole – yes, Fred Doehring – yes.  MOTION CARRIED – 5 – yes, 2 – no.

 

Principals’          Kathy B. reported that the PTO Soup Supper is March 1. 

Report              

February 14 is a school improvement day. There will be a joint in-service for ADHD and ADD.

                         

                          The ISAT tests will be administered March 31 – April 11 for grades 3,4,5

                          STS testing will take place April 28 – May 2 for grades 1 – 6.

 

                          Jacob McIlwain won the Shelby County Soil and Water Conservation District’s essay contest, which was open to sixth graders.

 

                          Greg B. read a letter of resignation from Carrie Addison as junior high math teacher and junior high volleyball coach. Tom C. made a motion to accept Carrie Addison’s resignation. Linda D. made the second. Members votes were:  Dirk Hyland – yes, Maria Shafer - yes, Linda Doehring – yes, Sharon Weber – no, Tom Cole – yes, Geo Glasscock – yes, Fred Doehring – yes.  MOTION CARRIED – 6 – yes, 1 – no.

 

                          Plans for the proposed remodeling project to add two new classrooms are available. The estimate for the work is $71,000 including heat.

 

                          Positive comments have been received about the two new frames in the gym lobby. The Student Council put the pictures in the frames.

 

Superintendent  Sharon K. mentioned that Don Crawford is completing an online workshop   

Report               through a partnership with Lake Land College.

 

                             Sullivan sent an invitation to attend a PTELL hearing on February 17 at the Sullivan High School Media Center.

 

                             Received a call from a lady representing MBI Insurance Agency. The company is willing to reimburse the District 40% of the cost of the grease trap at the grade school. Since it was not on the original blueprint, they would not be responsible for all the costs.

 

                             Received a technology grant which was used for a color printer and staff development.

 

Other                    No comments.

 

Adjournment         The motion to adjourn was made by Tom Cole and seconded by Fred Doehring at 10:15 p.m. MOTION CARRIED by voice vote – all yes.

                      

                          

 

                                                                                                                                               

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