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Tuscola Community Unit School District 301 Board met June 24

By East Central Reporter Reports | Sep 10, 2019


Tuscola Community Unit School District 301 Board met June 24.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The Board of Education of Tuscola Community Unit School District No. 301 of Douglas and Champaign Counties, Illinois, convened in regular session in the Board Office at 7:01 P.M. on Monday, June 24, 2019.

The meeting was called to order by the vice president. The secretary called the roll, and those present were as follows: Marx, Ingram, Quinn, Devlin, Spillman, and Mannen (via phone). Absent: None.

The oath of office was administered to Jessi Young by Mr. Smith, Superintendent. There were no visitors present who wished to address the Board.

There were no communications to the board.

Mrs. Munson discussed various items at East Prairie.

Mr. Wallace discussed various items at North Ward.

Mr. Fiscus was not available, however Mr. Smith discussed various items at the High School.

A motion was made by Mr. Ingram and seconded by Mr. Spillman to approve the district insurance with Hillard Agency for $140,061. Unanimous approval.

A motion was made by Mr. Devlin and seconded by Mr. Quinn to approve the amended budget as presented by Mr. Smith. Unanimous approval.

A motion was made by Mr. Marx and seconded by Mr. Ingram to approve the consent agenda without item D “Approved Closed Session Minutes for January – June 2019.” Unanimous approval

Motion made at 7:48 pm by Mr. Spillman and seconded by Mr. Marx to go into closed session to discuss personnel and negotiation. Unanimous approval.

Motion made at 8:19 pm by Mr. Devlin and seconded by Mr. Marx to come out of closed session. Unanimous approval.

A motion was made by Mr. Spillman and seconded by Mr. Quinn to employ Mrs. Erica Mentock as Maternity Substitute for Hanna Steedly, employ Ms. Maddie Cender as AG/FFA teacher for the 2nd semester of 2019-2020 (based on successful completion of student teaching program and obtaining an Illinois teaching license), employ Mrs. Karen Patterson as Aide, employ Mrs. Jennifer Calderson as North

Ward Library Clerk, and employ Mrs. Robin Rauch as Elementary Teacher. Unanimous approval.

A motion was made by Mr. Spillman and seconded by Mr. Marx to approve the principal contracts. Unanimous approval.

A motion was made by Mr. Spillman and seconded by Mr. Marx to approve a 4% raise for Mrs. Jerri Quinn. Approved by Mr. Marx, Mr. Ingram, Mr. Devlin, Mr. Spillman, and Mrs. Mannen. Abstained by Mr. Quinn.

A motion was made by Mr. Spillman and seconded by Mr. Quinn to dismiss Rick Moss as Custodian. Unanimous approval.

A motion was made by Mr. Spillman and seconded by Mr. Marx to raise the approved construction cost for the 5th grade hall to $137,000 (need actual dollar amount to amended costs). Unanimous approval.

Motion made at 8:25 pm by Mr. Ingram and seconded by Mr. Devlin to adjourn. Unanimous approval.

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