Arcola Community Unified School District 306 Board met Nov. 13.
Here is the agenda provided by the board:
I. Call to Order – President Strader
II. 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
IV. Approval of Minutes
A. Regular Board Meeting – October 9, 2019
B. Building Committee Meeting – November 4, 2019
V. Acceptance of Reports
A. Treasurer’s Report
VI. Payment of Bills and Payroll (Action Items)
A. Accounts Payable List
A. Approval of Resolution Authorizing the Interfund Transfer
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the resolution allowing the Interfund Transfer from the Capital Improvement Fund to the Bond and Interest Fund for the payment of sales tax proceeds to abate bond payments.
B. Approval of Tentative Tax Levy, the Tentative Certificate of Abatement and Reduction of Taxes, and Set Truth in Taxation Hearing
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the tentative tax levy and the certificate of abatement and set a truth in taxation hearing for December 11, 2019 at 6 pm.
C. Approval of the Acceptance of the 2019 Arcola School District, Arcola Elementary School and Arcola Junior-Senior High School Report Cards
Proposed Action: That the Board accept the report cards provided by the Illinois State Board of Education.
D. Approval of Disposal, Sale, or Donation of Surplus Personal Property
Proposed Action: That the Board approve authorizing the superintendent to sell, dispose of or donate the old instructional resources and other items that are no longer of use to the district.
E. Approval of Change for Official Pay
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the new pay schedule for officials.
F. Approval of Course Description Changes for 2020-2021
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the course descriptions for the high school classes for the 2020-2021 school year.
G. Approval of Authorization to Bid for Media Center Furniture
Proposed Action: That the Board approve authorizing the superintendent to release bid documents for media center furniture.
H. Approval of the Purchase of a Kubota
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the purchase of a Kubota for the maintenance department.
I. Approval of Agreement with Ideal Environmental Engineering Associates
Proposed Action: That the Board approve the agreement for engineering services at an estimated price of $33,480.
VIII. Administrative Team Reports
A. Mrs. Gentry, Principal, Arcola Elementary School
B. Mrs. Sigrist, Principal, Arcola Junior High/High School C. Mrs. Brimner, Special Service Director
D. Dr. Mulligan, Superintendent
IX. 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 and student discipline. Illinois Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).
X. Business Following Closed Session (Action Items)
A. Approval of the resignation of Staff
Proposed Action: That the board approve any resignations presented.
B. Approval of the employment of Staff
Proposed Action: That the board approve staff as recommended.
C. Approval of Letter of Intent to Retire
Proposed Action: That the board approve the letter of intent to retire.
D. Approval of Leaves
Proposed Action: That the board approve the maternity leave and unpaid leave as requested.
E. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between the Arcola Board of Education and the Arcola Education Association.
Proposed Action: That the board approve the MOU regarding assistant high school cheerleading compensation.
XI. Announcements and Discussion
A. Board Member Mandated Reporter Status B. December Board Meeting at 6 pm