Arcola SD approves fundraising activities
The Arcola School District #306 Board of Education met Sept. 14 to approve fundraising activities.
Here is the meeting's agenda, as provided by the board:
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.
School District #306
Board of Education
ARCOLA High School Library
351 West Washington
Arcola, IL. 61910
September 14, 2016 – 7:00pm
I. Call to Order – President Strader
II. Budget Hearing
III. Roll Call
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
C. Robin Yockey from Mose, Yockey, Brown ad Kull, LLC
D. Ghere Family Presentation
V. Approval of Minutes
A. Regular Board Meeting – August 10, 2016
B. Closed Session – August 10, 2016
C. Special Board Meeting – August 24, 2016
VI. Acceptance of Reports
A. Treasurer’s Report
VII. Payment of Bills and Payroll (Action Items)
A. Accounts Payable List
A. Approval of Fundraising Activities for the 2016-2017 School Year Proposed Action: That the Board approve the list of fundraisers for the 2016-2017 school year
B. Approval of Application for Recognition of Schools
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the applications for recognition of schools for both Arcola Elementary School and Arcola High School.
C. Approval of FY17 District Budget
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the 2016-2017 school district budget.
D. Approval of 2016-2017 District Improvement Plan
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the district improvement plan as presented for the 2016-2017 school year.
E. Approval of 2016 School District Audit and Annual Financial Statements
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the annual audit and annual financial statements for 2016.
F. Approval of Field Trips Over 100 Miles and/or Overnight
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the following field trips that are over 100 miles: FFA National Convention
G. Approval of the Creation of New Activity Accounts and the Dissolution of Unused Activity Accounts
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the recommended changes to activity accounts within the Arcola HS Activity Account
H. Approval of the three year agreement with Confidential On-Site Paper Shredding
Proposed Action: That the Board approve an agreement with the shredding company to allow the district to have a secure bin on site and removed as needed for $47 plus fuel costs.
IX. Administrative Team Reports
A. Mrs. Gentry, Principal, Arcola Grade School
B. Mrs. Sigrist, Principal, Arcola Junior High/High School
C. Mrs. Brimner, Special Service Director
D. Dr. Mulligan, Superintendent
X. Closed Session
A. Approval to Move Into 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. Illinois Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).
XI. Business Following Closed Session (Action Items)
A. Approval of the employment of Staff
Proposed Action: That the board employ the following: Kayla Goodwin – HS Cheerleading for Basketball; Nikki Smith as Elementary Yearbook Sponsor; and Silveia Vazquez as ES Recess Supervisor
B. Approval of the resignation of Staff
Proposed Action: That the board approve any resignations presented
C. Approval of Health Insurance Renewal Rates from October 1, 2016 – December 30, 2017
Proposed Action: That the board approves the health insurance rate increase of 9% for 15 months
XII. Announcements and Discussion
A. Vision Statement