Arcola School District 306 board discusses approval of amended budget for FY16
The Arcola School District 306 board met at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8.
The Arcola School District 306 board is responsible for overseeing all local school district matters. The board meets on the second Wednesday of each month.
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the Arcola School District 306 board:
Arcola School District #306
Board of Education
ARCOLA High School Library
351 West Washington
Arcola, IL. 61910
June 8, 2016 – 7:00 pm
I. Call to Order – President Strader
II. Roll Call
III. Budget Hearing
A. This portion of the meeting is open for members of the audience to address the Board
(speakers are limited to five (5) minutes each).
B. Report on Pending FOIA Requests
V. Approval of Minutes
A. Regular Board Meeting – May 11, 2016
B. Closed Session - May 11, 2016
C. Special Board Meeting – May 24, 2016
D. Policy Committee Meeting – May 23, 2016
VI. Acceptance of Reports
A. Treasurer’s Report
VII. Payment of Bills and Payroll (Action Items)
A. Accounts Payable List – As part of the motion, I would ask that the board authorize the Superintendent to pay bills that come in before June 30, 2016 that are part of the 2015-2016 budget. The board will confirm at the July Board meeting.
VIII. New Business
A. Approval of Second Reading of the Elementary Handbook and the Junior High/High School
Handbook and Athletic Handbook for the 2016-2017 School Year
Proposed Action: That the board approve the second reading of the handbooks.
B. Approval of First Reading of School Board Policies
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the first reading of the school board policies from the PRESS Packet February, 2016.
C. Approval of the Application for Facility Use and Fee Waiver
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the facility use request and fee waiver for Girls on the Run.
D. Approval of Amended Budget for FY16
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the amended budget as presented.
E. Approval of Course Description
Proposed Action: That the Board approve a new high school course description for a Careers class.
F. Approval of Renewal with the Workers Compensation Self-Insurance Trust and the Pooling Agreement
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the renewal rate at a total of $41,824. This is a reduction of $2,134
G. Approval of Illinois High School Catastrophic Injury Insurance for Senior High School
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the insurance renewal at a cost of $1,439.60.
H. Approval of Overnight Field Trips
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the field trips for FCCLA.
I. Approval of Fundraisers
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the fundraisers presented.
IX. Administrative Team Reports
A. Mrs. Gentry, Principal, Arcola Grade School
B. Mrs. Sigrist, Principal, Arcola Junior High/High School
C. Dr. Mulligan, Superintendent
X. Closed Session
Proposed Action: That the Board vote to enter into executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body and student discipline. Illinois Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS
XI. Business Following Closed Session (Action Items)
A. Approval of the resignation of Staff
Proposed Action: That the Board accept the resignation of Danica Norton as JH Language Arts teacher and all coaching responsibilities.
B. Approval of the employment of Staff
Proposed Action: That the Board employ Emily Stitt as high school physical education teacher and the included coaching/sponsor recommendations.
C. Approval of Conditional Probation Program for Student A
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the Conditional Probation Program for Student A.
XII. Announcements and Discussion