March 13 2008 MinutesAugust 26  2008 Minutes

 

 Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   March 13, 2008       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Thursday, March 13, 2008.  The meeting was held at the Rend Lake Conference Center, Whittington, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Richard Towers presented Angela Gossett’s proxy. Marian Nipper presented Terri Page’s proxy. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Richard Towers, Christopher #99 

John Metzger, Benton #47                   

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville Unit #174

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115

Gina Risley, Zeigler-Royalton #188                   

Donald Robbins Sesser-Valier #196

Monica Witter, Waltonville Unit #1

Carl Miller, Rome Grade #2

Paul Kirk, Woodlawn Grade #4

Eddie Prior, Grand Prairie #6

Dixie Bradley, McClellan Grade #12

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Rod McCoy, Bethel #82

Larry Jukes, Farrington Grade #99

Ron Copenhaver, Mt Vernon High #201

 

Non-voting Guests:

Dwain Baldridge, Rome #2

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Kelly Stewart, Benton #103

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Carol Payne, Treasurer, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

 

Recording Secretary Pro-tem:

Due to the absence of the regular Recording Secretary, Chairman Minor asked for nominations for Recording Secretary Pro-tem. Marian Nipper made a motion to nominate John Metzger as Secretary Pro-tem for this meeting, seconded by Ron Copenhaver.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the November 8, 2007 regular meeting and February 26, 2008 special meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Larry Jukes, to approve the minutes as presented. 

 

Motion carried.

 

Financial Report:

The February 29, 2008 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by John Metzger, seconded by Paul Kirk, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the March 11, 2008 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the November 20, 2007, December 18, 2007,  January 15, 2008, and February 19, 2008, meetings as presented was made by Carl Miller, seconded by Eddie Prior. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Honorable Dismissal of Tenured and Non-tenured Certificated Employees:

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Denna Buchanan, Teacher of Autistic Children, was made by John Metzger, seconded by Paul Kirk. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Courtney Doughty, Teacher of Autistic Children, was made by Ron Copenhaver, seconded by Eddie Prior. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 3, 2008, Hilary Evans, BD Teacher, was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by John Metzger. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Kristina Hale, Speech Therapist, was made by Rod McCoy, seconded by Ron Copenhaver. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Krystal Overturf, Teacher of Children with Cognitive Impairments, was made by Paul Kirk, seconded by John Metzger. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Kevin Braddy, Teacher of Children with Cognitive Impairments, was made by Carl Miller, seconded by Donald Robbins A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Matt Pool, BD Teacher, was made by Eddie Prior, seconded by Monica Witter. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Rebecca Edgington, Speech Therapist, was made by Eddie Prior, seconded by Steve Wallace. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Linda Kaytor, BD Teacher, was made by Carl Miller, seconded by John Metzger. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Honorable Dismissal of Non Certificated Employees:

A motion to honorably dismiss, effective May 30, 2008, Non-Certificated Employees Jessica Odle, Shannon Stewart, Kelly Spaven, Angie Hall, Kathy Phillips, Michelle Young, Eugenia Rollins, Knova Peterson, Corey Mitchell, Loretta Rice, Melinda Reed, Marte Dennison, Patricia Calvert, Dee Wallace, Mark Harben, Sabra Smith, Pam Braddy, Laura Lemons, Laura Ramsey, Yvetta Eskew, Robin Hoercher, Marie Dees, Laura Smith, Abby Newell, Valerie Graskewicz-Moore, Debbie Sampson, Allyson Russell, Stephanie Hargis, and Polly Woodfall, was made by Larry Jukes,  seconded by Don Robbins. A roll call vote was taken.

 

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Adoption of Policies:

            Policy 5:110 Career Pay

A motion to adopt Policy 5:110 Career Pay was made by Carl Miller, seconded by John Metzger. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Policy 5:250 Leaves of Absence

            A motion to adopt Policy 5:250 Leaves of Absence was made by Ron Copenhaver,

            seconded by Melissa Carter. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Policy 5:260 Student Teachers and Interns

A motion to adopt Policy 5:260 Student Teachers and Interns was made by Larry Jukes,  

seconded by Carl Miller. A roll call vote was taken.

           

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Eddie Prior, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Larry Jukes, Ron Copenhaver.

           

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consent Calendar

Director Byars presented the Consent Calendar authorizing Grant Applications for the 08-09 school year, the 08-09 Budget, Line of Credit Loan Authority, and the Amended 07-08 Budget. A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Eddie Prior.

 

Motion carried.

 

Other: None

 

 

 

 

Adjournment: At 7:22 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Larry Jukes, seconded by Paul Kirk.

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              John Metzger, Secretary Pro-Tem

                                                                                                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   August 26, 2008       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, August 26, 2008.  The meeting was held at the Rend Lake Conference Center, Whittington, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established.  No proxies were presented. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Angela Gossett, Christopher #99          

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Terri Page, Ewing-Northern #115                                

Jerry Eader, West Frankfort #168                      

Gina Risley, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Donald Robbins, Sesser-Valier #196

Monica Witter, Waltonville Unit #1

Carl Miller, Rome Grade #2

Paul Kirk, Woodlawn Grade #4

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Dixie Bradley, McClellan Grade #12

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Rod McCoy, Bethel # 82

Ron Copenhaver, Mt Vernon High #201

 

 

Non-voting Guests:

Terry Milt, MVTHS #201

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Kevin Settle, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Matt Donkin, ROE 21

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Andrea McGhee, Treasurer, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

 

 Minutes:

The minutes of the March 13, 2008 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by Jerry Eader, to approve the minutes as presented.

 

Motion carried.

 

Financial Report:

The July 31, 2008, Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Jerry Eader, seconded by Carl Miller, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was not taken.

 

 

Motion carried.

 

FY2009 Budget Hearing and Approval

Chairman Minor opened the Budget Hearing at 6:37p.m. Director Byars gave an overview of the budget packet. Chairman Minor closed the Budget Hearing at 6:42 p.m. A motion to approve the FY 2009 Budget as presented was made by Angela Gossett, seconded by Steve Wallace. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Terri Page, Jerry Eader, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Employment Calendar

A motion to approve the August 19, 2008 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the April 15, 2008, May 27, 2008, June 17, 2008, July 15, 2008, and August 19, 2008 meetings, as presented was made by Ron Copenhaver, seconded by Jerry Eader. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Terri Page, Jerry Eader, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Carl Miller, Paul Kirk, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Federal Grant Report

A motion to approve the submission of the federal IDEA Part B and IDEA Preschool grants at the current funding levels was made by Monica Witter, seconded by Jerry Eader.

 

Motion carried.

 

Other: None

 

Adjournment: At 6:58 p.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Terri Page, seconded by Steve Wallace.

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

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___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Jerry Eader, Secretary

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   October 28, 2008       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, October 28, 2008.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Co Conference Room, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established.  Marian Nipper presented Terri Page’s proxy, Greg Goins presented Jerry Eader’s proxy, Dwain Baldridge presented Carl Miller’s proxy and Mike Buttrum presented Rod McCoy’s proxy. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

John Metzger, Benton 47

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115                                     

Greg Goins, West Frankfort #168

Donald Robbins, Sesser-Valier #196                      

Dwain Baldridge, Rome Grade #2

Paul Kirk, Woodlawn Grade #4

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Mike Buttrum, Bethel # 82

Ron Copenhaver, Mt Vernon High #201

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie, arrived at 6:50 p.m.

 

Non-voting Guests:

Joe Holt, Instructor SIU-C

Michael Bell, SIU-C Grad Student

Jennifer Dilliner, SIU-C Grad Student

Diana George, SIU-C Grad Student

Gina Stokes, SIU-C Grad Student

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Andrea McGhee, Treasurer, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

 

Recording Secretary Pro-tem:

Due to the absence of the regular Recording Secretary, Chairman Minor asked John Metzger to serve as Secretary Pro-Tem for this Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 Minutes:

The minutes of the August 26, 2008 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by Steve Wallace, to approve the minutes as presented.

 

Motion carried.

 

Financial Report:

The September 30, 2008, Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Ron Copenhaver, seconded by John Metzger, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Greg Goins, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Paul Kirk, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Audit Report:

A brief summary report of the FY 08 audit was presented. A motion to accept the FY 08 audit as presented was made by Marian Nipper, seconded by Donald Robbins. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Greg Goins, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Paul Kirk, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Ron Copenhaver.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Salary & Fringe Benefits Report:

The Salary & Fringe Benefits report, which the Executive Board recommended for approval at the October 21, 2008 Executive Board meeting was presented. A motion was made by Johns Metzger, seconded by Steve Wallace. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Greg Goins, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Paul Kirk, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Ron Copenhaver, Debra Meredith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion Carried

 

Employment Calendar

A motion to approve the Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the September 16, 2008 and October 21, 2008 meetings, as presented was made by Paul Kirk, seconded by Ron Copenhaver. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Greg Goins, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Paul Kirk, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Ron Copenhaver, Debra Meredith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Other:  None

 

Adjournment:  At 6:58 p.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Paul Kirk.

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

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___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              John Metzger, Secretary Pro-tem

                                                                                                    

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   March 19, 2009       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Thursday, March 19, 2009.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:43 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Dwain Baldridge presented Carl Miller’s proxy. Marian Nipper presented Terri Page’s proxy. Terry Milt presented Ron Copenhaver’s proxy. Jerry Travelstead presented Paul Kirk’s proxy. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Angela Gossett, Christopher #99 

John Metzger, Benton #47 (6:49)                  

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville Unit #174

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115

Gina Risley, Zeigler-Royalton #188                   

Donald Robbins Sesser-Valier #196

Dwain Baldridge, Rome Grade #2

Jerry Travelstead, Woodlawn Grade #4

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Dixie Bradley, McClellan Grade #12

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Rod McCoy, Bethel #82

Terry Milt, Mt Vernon High #201

Gloria Farrar, Field #3

 

Non-voting Guests:

Kevin Settle, Mt. Vernon #80

Patrick Rice, Mt. Vernon #80

Matt Donkin, ROE #21

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Kelly Stewart, Benton #103

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Andrea McGhee, Treasurer, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

 

Recording Secretary Pro-tem:

Due to the absence of the regular Recording Secretary, Chairman Minor nominated Angela Gossett for Recording Secretary Pro-tem.

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the October 28, 2008 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Terry Milt, seconded by Marian Nipper, to approve the minutes as presented. 

 

Motion carried.

 

Financial Report:

The February 28, 2009 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Melissa Carter, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Jerry Travelstead, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Terry Milt.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Personnel:

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the March 19, 2009 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the November 18, 2008, December 16, 2008,  January 20, 2009 and February 17, 2009, meetings as presented was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by    Eddie Prior. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Jerry Travelstead, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Terry Milt.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Dismissal of Personnel:

            Certificated Employees:

A motion to dismiss Andy Finn, certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2008-2009 school year, was made by John Metzger, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Jerry Travelstead, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Terry Milt, John Metzger.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

A motion to dismiss David Lee, certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2008-2009 school year, was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Marian Nipper. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Jerry Travelstead, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Terry Milt, John Metzger.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss, Karla Lee, certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2008-2009 school year, was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Jerry Travelstead, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Terry Milt, John Metzger.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Non-Certificated Employee:

A motion to dismiss, Kelly Spaven, Educational Technologist, effective at the conclusion of the 2008-2009 school year, was made by Terry Milt, seconded by

Jerry Travelstead. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Jerry Travelstead, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Terry Milt, John Metzger.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

First Reading of Policies:

A motion to consider Policies, 4:55, 4:70, 5:130, 7:180 (New) and 2:80-E, 2:105, 2:220, 2:220-E3, 2:260, 4:50, 4:60, 4:80, 5:10, 5:90, 5:100, 5:150, 5:190, 5:240, 5:250, 5:290, 7:10,7:70, 7:190, 7:230 (Revised) for the first reading was made by was made by Angela Gossett, seconded by John Metzger. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Jerry Travelstead, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Terry Milt, John Metzger.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Consent Calendar

Director Byars presented the Consent Calendar authorizing Grant Applications for the 09-10 school year, the 09-10 Budget, Line of Credit Loan Authority, and the Amended 08-09 Budget. A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Marian Nipper. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Angela Gossett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper, Gina Risley, Donald Robbins, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Jerry Travelstead, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Terry Milt, John Metzger.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Other: None

 

Adjournment: At 7:13 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Marian Nipper, seconded by Steve Wallace.

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Angela Gossett, Secretary Pro-Tem

                                                                                                   

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   August 31, 2009       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Monday, August 31, 2009.  The meeting was held at the Rend Lake Conference Center, Whittington, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:45 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established.  Mike Buttrum presented a proxy for Rod McCoy. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:                                        District Administrative Staff:

John Metzger, Benton #47                                          Kimberly Byars, Director

Mary Ann Patchett, Christopher #99                          Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper       

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                          Andrea McGhee, Treasurer      

Terri Page, Ewing-Northern #115

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville #174                           

Jim Clark, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Donald Robbins, Sesser-Valier #196

Monica Witter, Waltonville Unit #1

Harry Hills, Rome Grade #2

Gloria Farrar, Field #3

Henry Leeck, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6(6:48)

Rebecca Simpson, Summersville #79

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Mike Buttrum, Bethel # 82

Travis Camron, Bluford #114

Carl Miller, Mt Vernon High #201

Mike Green, Woodlawn High #205

 

Non-voting Guests:

Dwain Baldridge, Rome #2

Richard Towers, Christopher #99

Kelly Stewart, Benton #104

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Kevin Settle, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Matt Donkin, ROE 21

 

 

 

 

Appointment of Officers:

Mr. Minor appointed Dr. Kimberly Byars as Temporary Chairman.

 

With Dr. Byars presiding, nominations were opened for Governing Board Chairperson.  Terri Page nominated Mark Minor as Board Chairman.  Dr. Byars called for any additional nominations.  With no other names submitted for nomination, Carl Miller made a motion with a second by John Metzger to close nominations. The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. Mark Minor was elected unanimously.

 

Mr. Minor, then presided over the remainder of the meeting.  Mr. Minor called for nominations for Vice-Chairperson.  Mike Green nominated Steve Wallace.

Mr. Minor called for any additional nominations.  No other names for submitted for nomination.  Donald Robbins made a motion with a second by Melissa Carter to close nominations.  The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. Steve Wallace was elected unanimously. 

 

Mr. Minor called for nominations for the office of Secretary.  Donald Robbins nominated Melissa Carter. Mr. Minor called for other nominations.  No other names were submitted for nomination.  John Metzger made a motion with a second by Steve Wallace to close nominations. The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. Melissa Carter was elected unanimously.

 

 Minutes:

The minutes of the March 19, 2009 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Melissa Carter, to approve the minutes as presented.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The July 31, 2009, Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by John Metzger, seconded by Terri Page, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Harry Hills, Gloria Farrar, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

FY2010 Budget Hearing and Approval

Chairman Minor opened the Budget Hearing at 6:52p.m. Director Byars gave an overview of the budget packet. Chairman Minor closed the Budget Hearing at 6:59 p.m. A motion to approve the FY 2010 Budget as presented was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Harry Hills. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Harry Hills, Gloria Farrar, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

Personnel:

 

Employment Calendar

A motion to approve the August 31, 2009 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the March 17, 2009,

April 21, 2009, May 19, 2009, June 16, 2009, July 28, 2009, and August 25, 2009 meetings, as presented was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Harry Hills, Gloria Farrar, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

Second Reading of Policies:

A motion to consider Policies, 4:55, 4:70, 5:130, 7:180 (New) and 2:80-E, 2:105, 2:220, 2:220-E3, 2:260, 4:50, 4:60, 4:80, 5:10, 5:90, 5:100, 5:150, 5:190, 5:240, 5:250, 5:290, 7:10,7:70, 7:190, 7:230 (Revised) for adoption was made by was made by John Metzger, seconded by Carl Miller. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Harry Hills, Gloria Farrar, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Federal Grant Report

A motion to approve the submission of the federal IDEA Part B and IDEA Preschool grants at the current funding levels was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Steve Wallace.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Other:  A suggestion was made by Gloria Farrar to create an orientation session for new Governing Board members.

 

 

Adjournment: At 7:13 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Terri Page.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

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___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary

                                                                                                    

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                November 10, 2009       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, November 10, 2009.  The meeting was held at the Windows Conference Center, Rend Lake Resort, Whittington, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:33 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established.  Bill Hand presented George Karoski’s proxy,

George Wilkerson presented Jim Clark’s proxy, Dave Thomas presented Monica Witter’s proxy, and Dwain Baldridge presented Harry Hill’s proxy. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Mary Ann Patchett, Christopher #99

John Metzger, Benton 47

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                   

Terri Page, Ewing-Northern #115                                     

Bill Hand, West Frankfort #168

George Wilkerson, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Donald Robbins, Sesser-Valier #196

Dave Thomas, Waltonville #1                      

Dwain Baldridge, Rome Grade #2

Gloria Farrar, Field #3, arrived at 6:36 p.m.

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Dixie Bradley, McClellan #12

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Mike Buttrum, Bethel # 82

Carl Miller, Mt Vernon High #201

 

Non-voting Guests:

Mike Smith, Mt. Vernon High #201

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115

Richard Towers, Christopher Unit #99

Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Belinda Hill, Akin #91

Matt Donkin, Franklin-Williamson Regional Office of Education #21

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Andrea McGhee, Treasurer, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

Bill Browning, Bookkeeper, Franklin/Jefferson Special Education District #801

 

Recording Secretary Pro-tem:

Due to the absence of the regular Recording Secretary, Chairman Minor appointed

John Metzger to serve as Secretary Pro-Tem for this Meeting.

 

 

 Minutes:

The minutes of the August 31, 2009 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Carl Miller, seconded by John Metzger, to approve the minutes as presented.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The September 30, 2009, Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Donald Robbins, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Terri Page, Bill Hand, George Wilkerson, Donald Robbins, Dave Thomas, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Carl Miller.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Audit Report:

A brief summary report of the FY 09 audit was presented by Director Byars. A motion to accept the FY 09 audit as presented was made by Dave Thomas, seconded by Terri Page. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Terri Page,

Bill Hand, George Wilkerson, Donald Robbins, Dave Thomas, Dwain Baldridge,

Gloria Farrar, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Carl Miller.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Salary & Fringe Benefits Report:

The Salary & Fringe Benefits report, which was recommended by the Executive Board was presented. A motion to approve the Salary and Fringe Benefits Report as presented was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Steve Wallace. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Terri Page, Bill Hand, Donald Robbins, Dave Thomas, Dwain Baldridge, Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley,

Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Carl Miller.

 

Voting against the motion: George Wilkerson, Gloria Farrar

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment Calendar:

John Metzger made a motion to approve the Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the September 2, 2009, September 15, 2009, and

October 20, 2009 meetings as presented.  Motion was seconded by Dave Thomas. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, John Metzger, Mark Minor, Terri Page, Bill Hand, George Wilkerson, Donald Robbins, Dave Thomas, Dwain Baldridge, Gloria Farrar,

Debra Meredith, Dixie Bradley, Steve Wallace, Mike Buttrum, Carl Miller.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Policy 8:50:

A motion to consider Policy 8:50 for the first reading was made by Gloria Farrar, seconded by Carl Miller.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Other:  None

 

Adjournment:  At 6:52 p.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by George Wilkerson.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.



 

 

 

 

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___________________________________                     ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                                 John Metzger, Secretary Pro-tem

                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   May 11, 2010      

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in special session on Tuesday, May 11, 2010.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. George Wilkerson presented Jim Clark’s proxy. Marian Nipper presented Terri Page’s proxy. Jason Henry presented Donald Robbins’s proxy. Dwain Baldridge presented Harry Hills’s proxy. Stacy Tate presented Henry Leeck’s proxy. Kevin Settle presented Steve Wallace’s proxy.  The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

John Metzger, Benton #47 (7:04)                  

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville Unit #174(6:48)

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115

George Wilkerson, Zeigler-Royalton #188                

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Monica Witter, Waltonville Unit #1

Dwain Baldridge, Rome Grade #2

Jeff Burkett, Woodlawn Grade #4

Stacy Tate, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Nicole Poston, Ina #8

Dixie Bradley, McClellan Grade #12

Kevin Settle, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Carl Miller, Mt Vernon High #201

Mike Greene, Woodlawn High #205

 

Non-voting Guests:

Matt Donkin, ROE #21

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Bill Browning, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

Resolution to Ratify the Operating Agreement:  

           

            Operating Agreement:

            John Metzger made a motion to approve the  Resolution to ratify the Operating     Agreement of FJSPED, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

           

            Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper,           George Wilkerson, Jason Henry, Monica Witter, Dwain Baldridge, Jeff Burkett, Stacy       Tate, Debra Meredith, Nichole Poston, Dixie Bradley, Kevin Settle, Carl Miller, Mike       Green.

 

            Voting against the motion: None

 

            Motion carried.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Policies:

 

            Approve Policies:

            A motion to approve policies 2:70, 2:110, 2:210, 2:250, 4:40, 5:10, 5:90, 5:220, 6:20,       7:180, 7:190, 8:100 was made by George Wilkerson, seconded by Melissa Carter.  A roll            call vote was taken.

 

            Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Marian Nipper,           George Wilkerson, Jason Henry, Monica Witter, Dwain Baldridge, Jeff Burkett, Stacy       Tate, Debra Meredith, Nichole Poston, Dixie Bradley, Kevin Settle, Carl Miller, Mike       Green.

 

            Voting against the motion: None

 

            Motion carried.

           

 

Adjournment: At 6:39 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Marian Nipper, seconded by Stacy Tate.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary

                                                                                                   

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   August 24, 2010       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, August 24, 2010.  The meeting was held at the Rend Lake Conference Center, Whittington, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established.  Jerry Travelstead presented a proxy for Jeff Burkett, Rod McCoy presented a proxy for Mike Buttrum, Dwain Baldridge presented a proxy for Harry Hills. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:                                        District Administrative Staff:

John Metzger, Benton #47                                          Kimberly Byars, Director

Jerry Travelstead, Woodlawn #4                                Bill Browning, Bookkeeper        

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                          Andrea Kelley, Treasurer         

Terri Page, Ewing-Northern #115                              Melanie Trone, Asst. Director

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville #174                         Laura Langley, Asst. Director 

Jim Clark, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Donald Robbins, Sesser-Valier #196

Monica Witter, Waltonville Unit #1

Dwain Baldridge, Rome Grade #2

Henry Leeck, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6                                                                                  Rebecca Simpson, Summersville #79

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Rod McCoy, Bethel # 82

Travis Camron, Bluford #114

Carl Miller, Mt Vernon High #201

Mike Green, Woodlawn High #205

Nichole Poston, Ina #8

Dixie Bradley, McClellan Grade #12

 

Non-voting Guests:

Kelly Stewart, Benton #104

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Matt Donkin, ROE 21

 

 

 

 

 

Appointment of Officers:

Mr. Minor appointed Dr. Kimberly Byars as Temporary Chairman.

 

With Dr. Byars presiding, nominations were opened for Governing Board Chairperson.  Steve Wallace nominated Mark Minor as Board Chairman.  Dr. Byars called for any additional nominations.  With no other names submitted for nomination John Metzger made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Steve Wallace.  The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. A motion to elect Mark Minor was made by John Metzger, seconded by Steve Wallace.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none.

 

Mr. Minor, then presided over the remainder of the meeting.  Mr. Minor called for nominations for Vice-Chairperson.  Carl Miller nominated Steve Wallace.

Mr. Minor called for any additional nominations.  No other names were for submitted for nomination. Debra Meredith made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Carl Miller.  The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. John Metzger made a motion to appoint Steve Wallace as Vice-Chairperson, seconded by Debra Meredith.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none.

 

Mr. Minor called for nominations for the office of Secretary.  John Metzger nominated Melissa Carter. Mr. Minor called for other nominations.  No other names were submitted for nomination.  Terri Page made a motion to close nominations, seconded by John Metzger. The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. Terri Page made a motion to appoint Melissa Carter as Secretary, seconded by John Metzger.  Motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none. 

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the March 23, 2010 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Carl Miller, seconded by Melissa Carter, to approve the minutes as presented.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The July 31, 2010, Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Debra Meredith, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Dwain Baldridge, Jerry Travelstead, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Nichole Poston, Dixie Bradley, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried

FY2011 Budget Hearing and Approval

Chairman Minor opened the Budget Hearing at 6:50p.m. Director Byars gave an overview of the budget packet. Chairman Minor closed the Budget Hearing at 6:57 p.m. A motion to approve the FY 2011 Budget as presented was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Henry Leeck. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Dwain Baldridge, Jerry Travelstead, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Nichole Poston, Dixie Bradley, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Personnel:

 

Employment Calendar

A motion to approve the August 24, 2010 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the March 16, 2010,

April 20, 2010, May 18, 2010, June 15, 2010 and July 20, 2010 as presented was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

            Voting for the motion: John Metzger, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page,      Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Dwain Baldridge, Jerry Travelstead,         Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Nichole Poston, Dixie Bradley, Rebecca Simpson,     Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Policy 4:20:

A Draft copy of Policy 4:20: Program Billing and Payment, was presented for first reading.

 

Agreement for the Withdrawal of West Frankfort Unit #168:

A motion to approve the Agreement for West Frankfort Community Unit to Withdraw from Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education District No. 801 was made by Henry Leeck, seconded by Steve Wallace. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Dwain Baldridge, Jerry Travelstead, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Nichole Poston, Dixie Bradley, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: John Metzger, Jim Clark

 

Motion Carried.

 

Statement of Recommendations Regarding the Petition of Withdrawal:

A motion to adopt the Statement of Recommendation regarding the petition for the Withdrawal of Frankfort CUSD No. 168 from the Franklin and Jefferson Counties Special Education District No. 801 was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by

Donald Robbins. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Terri Page, Donald Robbins, Monica Witter, Dwain Baldridge, Jerry Travelstead, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Nichole Poston, Dixie Bradley, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Rod McCoy, Travis Camron, Carl Miller, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the motion: John Metzger, Jim Clark

 

Motion Carried.

 

Other:  None

 

Adjournment:

At 7:28 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Carl Miller, seconded by Terri Page.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

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___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary

                                                                                                    

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   March 17, 2011       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Thursday, March 17, 2011.  The meeting was held at Windows Conference Center, Ina, IL.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Dave Severin presented John Metzger’s proxy. Marian Nipper presented Terri Page’s proxy. Amy Hamlin presented Dixie Bradley’s proxy. Audrey Stowers presented Nicole Poston’s proxy. Mike Smith presented Carl Miller’s proxy. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Mary Ann Patchett, Christopher #99 

Dave Severin, Benton #47

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Marian Nipper, Ewing-Northern #115

Jim Clark, Zeigler-Royalton #188                

Donald Robbins Sesser-Valier #196

Gloria Farrar, Field #3

Jeff Burkett, Woodlawn Grade #4

Henry Leeck, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Audrey Stowers, Ina #8

Amy Hamlin, McClellan Grade #12

Rebecca Simpson, Summersville #79(6:41)

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Travis Camron, Bluford #114

Mike Smith, Mt Vernon High #201

 

Non-voting Guests:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Richard Towers, Christopher #99

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801

Melanie Trone, Asst. Director #801

Laura Langley, Asst Director #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

 

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the November 22, 2010 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Jeff Burkett, seconded by Mike Smith, to approve the minutes as presented. 

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

Financial Report:

The February 28, 2011 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Donald Robbins, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper,

Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith,

Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron, Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Personnel:

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the March 17, 2011 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the December 14, 2010,  January 25, 2011, February 15, 2011, and March 17, 2011 meetings as presented was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by Steve Wallace. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron, Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Dismissal of Personnel:

            Certificated Employees:

A motion to dismiss Brittania Webb, certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Henry Leeck. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper,

Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A motion to dismiss Kristina Hale, Certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by Steve Wallace. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss Katie Willis, Certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Henry Leeck, seconded by Gloria Farrar. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss Nancy Riggin, Certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Travis Cameron, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss Gary Thomas, Certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by Henry Leeck. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss Mike Shapkoff, Certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith,

Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

 Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: Dave Severin

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss Nancy Eggertsen, Certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Henry Leeck, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith,

Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

 Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: Dave Severin

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss Debbie Thomas, Certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Travis Cameron, seconded by Gloria Farrar. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Non-Certificated Employee:

A motion to dismiss Jana Mullinax, non-certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Rebecca Simpson. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss, Dorothy Mitchell, non-certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Steve Wallace. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to dismiss, Amy Rone, non-certificated employee, effective at the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year, was made by Travis Cameron, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Reclassification of an Employee:

A motion to reclassify Wendall Yaeger from a Supervisor to a Teacher, effective 2011-2012 was made by, Henry Leeck, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Dave Severin, Mark Minor, Marian Nipper, Jim Clark, Donald Robbins, Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Debra Meredith, Audrey Stowers, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Travis Camron,

Mike Smith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

                                                                  

Policies:

            Approval of Policies:

A motion to consider policies 1:31,4:15, 4:50, 5:90, 5:150, 5:280, and 6:150  for a First Reading was made by Donnie Robbins, seconded by Steve Wallace.   The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nayes being none.

 

 

Consent Calendar

A motion to authorize Dr. Byars and the Executive Board to prepare Grant Applications for the 2011-2012 school year was made by Gloria Farrar, seconded by Jim Clark.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

A motion to accept the proposed 2011-2012 Budget was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Rebecca Simpson.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

A motion to approve the Line-of Credit was made by Travis Cameron, seconded by

Audrey Stowers.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

A motion was made to authorize the Director and Executive Board to prepare an  Amended Budget if necessary for 2010-2011 was made by Donald Robbins, seconded by Debra Meredith.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 Other:  

Chairman Minor appointed Henry Leeck to serve as the Secretary-Pro Tem for the meeting.

 

Adjournment: At 7:05 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Marian Nipper, seconded by Steve Wallace.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Henry Leeck, Secretary Pro-Tem

                                                                                                   

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   August 23, 2011       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, August 23, 2011.  The meeting was held at the Rend Lake Conference Center, Whittington, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established.  Richard Towers presented a proxy for Mary Ann Patchett, Belinda Hill presented a proxy for Mark Pemberton, Kristin Ing presented a proxy for Eric Gibbs, Jason Henry presented a proxy for Donald Robbins, The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:                                        District Administrative Staff:

Ben Cox, Benton #47                                                 Kimberly Byars, Director

Jeff Burkett, Woodlawn #4                                        Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper       

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                          Andrea Kelley, Treasurer         

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115                             Melanie Trone, Asst. Director

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville #174                         Laura Langley, Asst. Director 

Jared Freeman, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Harry Hills, Rome Grade #2

Gloria Farrar, Field #3

Henry Leeck, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Charles Dillman, Dodds #7                                                                                            Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80(6:33)

Larry Johson Jr., Farrington #99(6:33)

Travis Camron, Bluford #114

Bruce Hapeman, Woodlawn High #205

Audrey Stowers, Ina #8(6:35)

Richard Towers, Christopher #99

Belinda Hill, Akin #91

 

Non-voting Guests:

Kelly Stewart, Benton #103

Mike Green, Mt. Vernon #201

Ron Daniels, ROE #25

Matt Donkin, ROE #21

Craig Clark, Dodds #7

 

 

 

Appointment of Officers:

Mr. Minor appointed Dr. Kimberly Byars as Temporary Chairman.

 

With Dr. Byars presiding, nominations were opened for Governing Board Chairperson.  Melissa Carter nominated Mark Minor as Board Chairman.  Dr. Byars called for any additional nominations.  With no other names submitted for nomination Belinda Hill made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Steve Wallace.  The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. A motion to elect Mark Minor was made by Belinda Hill, seconded by Henry Leeck.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none.

 

Mr. Minor, then presided over the remainder of the meeting.  Mr. Minor called for nominations for Vice-Chairperson.  Belinda Hill nominated Steve Wallace.

Mr. Minor called for any additional nominations.  No other names were for submitted for nomination. Richard Towers made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Henry Leeck. The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. Ben Cox made a motion to appoint Steve Wallace as Vice-Chairperson, seconded by Melissa Carter.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none.

 

Mr. Minor called for nominations for the office of Secretary.  Henry Leeck nominated Melissa Carter. Mr. Minor called for other nominations.  No other names were submitted for nomination. Ben Cox made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Belinda Hill.  Motion carried by a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none.  A motion to appoint Melissa Carter as Secretary was made by Ben Cox, seconded by Belinda Hill.  Motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none. 

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the March 17, 2011 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Gloria Farrar, seconded by Audrey Stowers, to approve the minutes as presented.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The July 31, 2011, Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Henry Leeck, seconded by Melissa Carter, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, Ben Cox, Belinda Hill, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Jared Freeman, Jason Henry, Harry Hills, Gloria Farrar,

Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Charles Dillman, Audrey Stowers, Steve Wallace,

Larry Johson, Travis Camron, and Bruce Hampton.

 

Voting against the motion: None

Motion carried

 

 

FY2011 Budget Hearing and Approval

Chairman Minor opened the Budget Hearing at 6:40p.m. Director Byars gave an overview of the budget packet. Chairman Minor closed the Budget Hearing at 6:49 p.m. A motion to approve the FY 2012 Budget as presented was made by a Steve Wallace, seconded by Jason Henry. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, Ben Cox, Belinda Hill, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Jared Freeman, Jason Henry, Harry Hills, Gloria Farrar,

 Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Charles Dillman, Audrey Stowers, Steve Wallace,

Larry Johson, Travis Camron, Bruce Hampton, and Debra Meredith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Personnel:

Employment Calendar

A motion to approve the August 23, 2011 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the April 26, 2011, May 24, 2011, June 21, 2011, July 19, 2011, August 9, 2011 as presented was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Kristin Ing. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, Ben Cox, Belinda Hill, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Jared Freeman, Jason Henry, Harry Hills,

Gloria Farrar, Jeff Burkett, Henry Leeck, Charles Dillman, Audrey Stowers,

Steve Wallace, Larry Johson, Travis Camron, Bruce Hampton, and

Debra Meredith.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Policies:

            Approval of Policies:

A motion to approve policies 1:31, 4:15, 4:50, 5:90, 5:150, and 5:280 was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Audrey Stowers.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nayes being none.

 

 

Other:  None

 

 

 

 

Adjournment:

At 6:55 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Steve Wallace, seconded by Ben Cox.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

__________________________________                ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary

                                                                                                   

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   March 27, 2012       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, March27, 2012. The meeting was held in the Conference Room at Franklin Jefferson Special Education, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:32 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Kristin Ing presented Eric Gibbs’s proxy. Gina Ilbery presented Gloria Farrar’s proxy. Craig Kujawa presented Mike Buttrum’s proxy. Mike Ilbery presented Larry Johnson’s proxy. Alan Estes presented Bruce Hapeman’s proxy. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Mary Ann Patchett, Christopher #99 

Mark Minor, Benton #103

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville #174                           

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Jared Freeman, Zeigler-Royalton #188                

Donald Robbins Sesser-Valier #196

Brian Shaw, Waltonville #1

Harry Hills, Rome #2

Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Audrey Stowers, Ina #8(6:37)

Amy Hamlin, McClellan Grade #12

Rebecca Simpson, Summersville #79(6:41)

Steve Wallace, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Mike Ilbery, Farrington #99

Travis Camron, Bluford #114

Cynthia Davis Mt Vernon High #201

Alan Estes, Woodlawn #205

 

Non-voting Guests:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Richard Towers, Christopher #99

Shirilyn Holt, Mt. Vernon #201

Dwain Baldridge, Rome #2

Ron Daniels, ROE #25

Kelly Stewart, Benton #103

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801

Melanie Trone, Asst. Director #801

Laura Langley, Asst Director #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

 

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the November 1, 2011 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Jared Freeman, to approve the minutes as presented. 

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The February 29, 2012 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Steve Wallace, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Jared Freeman, Donald Robbins, Brian Shaw, Harry Hills, Gina Ilbery, Debra Meredith, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Craig Kujawa, Mike Ilbery, Travis Camron, Cynthia Davis, Alan Estes.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Personnel:

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the March 27, 2012 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the November 15, 2011,  December 20, 2011, January 24, 2012, and February 21, 2012 meetings as presented was made by Jared Freeman, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Jared Freeman, Donald Robbins, Brian Shaw, Harry Hills, Gina Ilbery, Debra Meredith, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Craig Kujawa, Mike Ilbery, Travis Camron, Cynthia Davis, Alan Estes, Audrey Stowers.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

            Job Description of Clinical Specialist:

A motion to approve the job description of Clinical Specialist was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Debra Meredith. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Jared Freeman, Donald Robbins, Brian Shaw, Harry Hills, Gina Ilbery, Debra Meredith, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Craig Kujawa, Mike Ilbery, Travis Camron, Cynthia Davis, Alan Estes, Audrey Stowers.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

Policies:

            Policy 5:160:

Policy 5:160 was considered for first reading.

 

Consent Agenda:

Jared Freeman moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

3 (a) Grant Applications for 2012-2013 School Year

   (b) Budget for 2012-2013

   (c) Amended Budget for 2011-2012

   

Steve Wallace seconded the Motion.  Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded:

 

Voting for the motion: Mary Ann Patchett, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Jared Freeman, Donald Robbins, Brian Shaw, Harry Hills, Gina Ilbery, Debra Meredith, Amy Hamlin, Rebecca Simpson, Steve Wallace, Craig Kujawa, Mike Ilbery, Travis Camron, Cynthia Davis, Alan Estes, Audrey Stowers.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 Other: None

 

Adjournment: At 6:48 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Steve Wallace.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

___________________________________              ____________________________

           Mark Minor, Chairman                                               Melissa Carter, Secretary

                                                                                                   

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   March 22, 2016       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:32 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Matt Donkin presented Eric Gibb’s proxy. Erik Estill presented Terry Prosise’s proxy. Gina Ilbery presented Jonathan Schnautz’s proxy. Aletta Lawrence presented Merle Hollman’s proxy. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Leah Stallman, Christopher #99 

Lex Stewart, Benton #47

Dennis Clark, Akin #91

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville Unit #174

Matt Donkin, Ewing-Northern #115

Randall Bush, Zeigler-Royalton #188                   

Carol Kelly, Sesser-Valier #196

Larry Eastham, Waltonville #1

Erik Estill, Rome Grade #2

Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Aletta Lawrence, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Mike Ilbery, Farrington #99

Steve Danner, Woodlawn Unit #209

 

Non-voting Guests:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

Melanie Trone, Assistant Director, FJSPED #801

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the October 22, 2015 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Mike Ilbery, seconded by Debra Meredith, to approve the minutes as presented. 

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The February 29, 2016 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Leah Stallman, seconded by Randall Bush, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

 

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Carol Kelly, Larry Eastham, Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery,

Debra Meredith, Aletta Lawrence, Mike Ilbery, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

New Business:

Personnel:

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the March 22, 2016  Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the November 18, 2015, December 15, 2015,  January 19, 2016 and February 16, 2016, and March 15, 2016 meetings as presented was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Carol Kelly. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Carol Kelly, Larry Eastham, Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Debra Meredith, Aletta Lawrence, Mike Ilbery, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Consent Calendar

Director Byars presented the Consent Calendar authorizing Grant Applications for the 16-17 school year, the 16-17 Budget, and the Amended 15-16 Budget. A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Lex Stewart. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Carol Kelly, Larry Eastham, Erik Estill, Gina Ilbery, Debra Meredith, Aletta Lawrence, Mike Ilbery, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Other: None

 

Adjournment: At 6:38 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Carol Kelly, seconded by

Debra Meredith.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

___________________________________              ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary                                                                       

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   August 23, 2016    

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Co Special Education office, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman, Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established.  Kristin Ing presented a proxy for Erick Gibbs, Jason Henry presented a proxy for Carroll Kelly, and Erik Estill presented a proxy for Terry Prosise. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:                                        District Administrative Staff:

Leah Stallman, Christopher #99                                 Kimberly Byars, Director

Dennis Clark, Akin #91                                              Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper       

Erik Estill, Rome #2                                                   Andrea Kelley, Treasurer         

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115                             Melanie Trone, Asst. Director

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville #174                         Laura Langley, Asst. Director

Randall Bush, Zeigler-Royalton #188                        Brittania Webb, Supervisor    

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196                               

Larry Eastham, Waltonville #1

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Merle Hollman, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Chad Harper, Spring Garden #178

Steve Danner, Woodlawn #209

Mark Minor, Benton High #103

Jonathan Schnautz, Field Grade #3

Jeremy Hamson, Opdyke Belle-Rive #6

 

 

Non-voting Guests:

Matt Donkin, ROE #30

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

 

Appointment of Officers:

Mr. MInor appointed Dr. Kimberly Byars as Temporary Chairperson.

 

With Dr. Byars presiding, nominations were opened for Governing Board Chairperson.  Leah Stallman nominated Mark Minor as Board Chairman. Dr. Byars called for any additional nominations. With no other names submitted for nomination, Jason Henry made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Leah Stallman. The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. A motion to elect Mark Minor as Chairman was made by Leah Stallman, seconded by Jason Henry.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

With Mr. Minor presiding as Chairman, he opened nominations for Governing Board Vice-Chairperson. Melissa Carter nominated Merle Hollman. Mr. Minor called for any additional nominations.  No other names were for submitted for nomination. Jason Henry made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Melissa Carter. The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. A motion to elect Merle Hollman as Vice-Chairman was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by

Jason Henry.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Mr. Minor opened nominations for the office of Secretary. 

Dennis Clark nominated Melissa Carter. Mr. Minor called for other nominations.  No other names were submitted for nomination. Jason Henry made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Leah Stallman. Motion carried by a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none.  A motion was made by Dennis Clark, seconded by Jason Henry to elect Melissa Carter as Secretary.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the March 22, 2016 Regular Meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Leah Stallman, seconded by Jonathan Schnautz, to approve the minutes as presented.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The July 31, 2016, Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by

Debra Meredith, seconded by Kristin Ing, to approve the Financial Report as presented.

A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Dennis Clark, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing,

 Randall Bush, Larry Eastham, Erik Estill, Jonathan Schnautz, Jason Henry, Mark Minor, 

Jeremy Hamson, Debra Meredith, Merle Hollman, Chad Harper, and Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY2016 Budget Hearing and Approval

Chairman Minor opened the Budget Hearing at 6:37p.m. Director Byars gave an overview of the budget. Mr. Minor closed the Budget Hearing at 6:53 p.m. A motion to approve the FY 2017 Budget as presented was made by a Jason Henry, seconded by

Erik Estill. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: : Leah Stallman, Dennis Clark, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing,

 Randall Bush, Larry Eastham, Erik Estill, Jonathan Schnautz, Jason Henry, Mark Minor, 

Jeremy Hamson, Debra Meredith, Merle Hollman, and Chad Harper.

 

Voting against the motion: Steve Danner

 

Motion carried.

 

Personnel:

Employment Calendar

A motion to approve the August 25, 2015 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the April 19, 2016,

May 17, 2016, June 21, 2016, July 19, 2016, and August 16, 2016 as presented was made by Jonathan Schnautz, seconded by Randall Bush. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Dennis Clark, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Randall Bush, Larry Eastham, Erik Estill, Jonathan Schnautz, Jason Henry, Mark Minor, Jeremy Hamson, Debra Meredith, Merle Hollman, Chad Harper, and Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Interfund Loan Resolution:

A motion to approve the Interfund Loan resolution was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Merle Holman. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Dennis Clark, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing,

 Randall Bush, Larry Eastham, Erik Estill, Jonathan Schnautz, Jason Henry, Mark Minor, 

Jeremy Hamson, Debra Meredith, Merle Hollman, Chad Harper, and Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

Other: 

Reminder that the next Governing Board meeting will be some time in October/November.

 

 

Adjournment:

            At 6:59 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dennis Clark, seconded by

            Debra Meredith.

 

            The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________________                ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary

                                                            

 

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                               November 1, 2016       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Co Special Education office, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman

Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:32 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Richard Towers presented a proxy for Leah Stallman, Becky Clark presented a proxy for Dennis Clark, Matt Donkin presented a proxy for

Eric Gibbs, Kelly Tinsley presented a proxy for Terry Prosise, Terry Milt presented a proxy for Jeremy Hamson. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:                                        District Administrative Staff:

Richard Towers, Christopher #99                              Kimberly Byars, Director

Randall Bush, Zeigler-Royalton #188                        Laura Langley, Asst. Director                                      Becky Clark, Akin #91                                               Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper       

Mark Minor, Benton High #103                                 Andrea Kelley, Treasurer         

Matt Donkin, Ewing-Northern #115                         

Caroll Kelly, Sesser-Valier #196

Kelly Tinsley, Rome #2

Jonathan Schnautz, Field #3

Steve Danner, Woodlawn Unit #209

Terry Milt, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6(6:39)

Merle Hollman, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Mike Ilbery, Farrington #99

Lex Stewart, Benton #47

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville #174

Jay Tate, Summersville #79

 

Non-voting Guests:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

 

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the August 23, 2016 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Terry Milt, seconded by Merle Hollman.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

Financial Report:

The September 30, 2016 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by

Richard Towers, seconded by Melissa Carter to approve the Financial Report as presented.

 

A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, Lex Stewart, Becky Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Caroll Kelly, Kelly Tinsley,

Jonathan Schnautz, Terry Milt, Jay Tate, Merle Hollman, Mike Ilbery, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried

 

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the November 1, 2016 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the September 20, 2016 and October 18, 2016 as presented was made by Merle Hollman, seconded by Randall Bush. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, Lex Stewart, Becky Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Caroll Kelly, Kelly Tinsley,

Jonathan Schnautz, Terry Milt, Jay Tate, Merle Hollman, Mike Ilbery, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried

 

Audit Report:

A summary report of the FY 16 Audit was presented by Director Byars. A motion to accept the FY 16 Audit as presented was made by Jonathan Schnautz, seconded by

Mike Ilbery. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, Lex Stewart, Becky Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Caroll Kelly, Kelly Tinsley,

Jonathan Schnautz, Terry Milt, Debra Meredith, Jay Tate, Merle Hollman, Mike Ilbery, Steve Danner.

 

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

Salary & Fringe Benefits Report:

The Salary & Fringe Benefits report as recommended by the Executive Board was presented. A motion to approve the Salary and Fringe Benefits Report as presented was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Terry Milt . A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, Lex Stewart, Becky Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Caroll Kelly, Kelly Tinsley,

Jonathan Schnautz, Terry Milt, Debra Meredith, Jay Tate, Merle Hollman, Mike Ilbery, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

Revolving Line of Credit Loan Authority:

A motion to approve the renewal of the revolving line of credit with People’s Bank was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Lex Stewart. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Richard Towers, Lex Stewart, Becky Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Caroll Kelly, Kelly Tinsley,

Jonathan Schnautz, Terry Milt, Debra Meredith, Jay Tate, Merle Hollman, Mike Ilbery, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Federal Grant Report:

Dr. Byars reported the Federal Grants have been approved for FY17. She will be writing amendments for a portion of the unencumbered balances.

 

Other:  

None

 

Adjournment:

At 6:45 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by

Melissa Carter.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

________________________                        ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                  Melissa Carter, Secretary                                                                                                    

 

 

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Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   March 28, 2017       

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:32 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Matt Donkin presented Eric Gibb’s proxy. Aletta Lawrence presented Merle Hollman’s proxy. Mike Smith presented Carl Miller’s proxy The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Leah Stallman, Christopher #99 

Dennis Clark, Akin #91

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville Unit #174

Matt Donkin, Ewing-Northern #115

Randall Bush, Zeigler-Royalton #188                   

Caroll Kelly, Sesser-Valier #196

Larry Eastham, Waltonville #1

Terry Prosise, Rome Grade #2(6:44)

Jonathan Schnautz, Field #3

Jeremy Hamson, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Jay Tate, Summersville #79

Aletta Lawrence, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Mike Ilbery, Farrington #99

Chad Harper, Spring Garden #178

Mike Smith. Mt. Vernon #201

Steve Danner, Woodlawn Unit #209

 

Non-voting Guests:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

 

District Administrative Staff:

Kimberly Byars, Director, FJSPED #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

Melanie Trone, Assistant Director, FJSPED #801

Laura Langley, Assistant Director, FJSPED #801

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the November 1, 2016 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Caroll Kelly, seconded by Melissa Carter, to approve the minutes as presented. 

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

Financial Report:

The February 28, 2017 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Leah Stallman, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Caroll Kelly, Larry Eastham, Terry Prosise, Jonathan Schnautz, Jeremy Hamson, Debra Meredith, Jay Tate, Aletta Lawrence, Mike Ilbery, Chad Harper, Mike Smith, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

New Business:

Personnel:

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the March 28, 2017 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the November 15, 2016, December 15, 2016, January 17, 2017 and February 14, 2017, and March 21, 2017 meetings as presented was made by Dennis Clark, seconded by Jonathan Schnautz. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Matt Donkin, Randall Bush, Caroll Kelly, Larry Eastham, Terry Prosise, Jonathan Schnautz, Jeremy Hamson, Debra Meredith, Jay Tate, Aletta Lawrence, Mike Ilbery, Chad Harper, Mike Smith, and Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Director Search:

Dr. Smith gave an in depth summary of the Director Search, including the interviewing process, and where the Personnel Committee was in the process.                                                                                    

Policies:

First Reading of Policies:

i.                 2.125 Board Member Expenses

ii.               5:60 General Personnel Expenses

iii.             5:110 Retirement Incentive

 

Consent Calendar

Director Byars presented the Consent Calendar authorizing Grant Applications for the 17-18 school year, the 17-18 Budget, and the Amended 16-17 Budget. A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Jeremy Hamson, seconded by Mike Ilbery.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

Other: None

 

Adjournment: At 6:47 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Jonathan Schnautz, seconded by

Mike Ilbery.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

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Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary                                                                      

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

 

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   August 22, 2017    

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Co Special Education office, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman,  

Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Stuart Parks presented a proxy for Chad Harper. The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:                                        District Administrative Staff:

Leah Stallman, Christopher #99                                 Kimberly Byars, Director

Lex Stewart, Benton #47                                            Jera Pieper, Associate Director

Dennis Clark, Akin #91                                              Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper       

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                          Andrea Kelley, Treasurer         

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville #174            

Carroll Kelly, Sesser-Valier #196

Steve Down, Rome #2

Jonathan Schnautz, Field #3

Diane Belmont, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5                                 

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Jamie McGeHee, McClellan #12

Merle Hollman, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Shannon Walker, Bethel #82

Mike Ilberry, Farrington #99

Stuart Parks, Spring Garden #178

Steve Danner, Woodlawn #209

 

Non-voting Guests:

Richard Towers, Christopher #99

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

 

Appointment of Officers:

Mr. Minor appointed Dr. Kimberly Byars as Temporary Chairperson.

 

With Dr. Byars presiding, nominations were opened for Governing Board Chairperson.  Merle Hollman nominated Mark Minor as Board Chairman. Dr. Byars called for any additional nominations. With no other names submitted for nomination, Melissa Carter made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Debra Meredith. The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. A motion to elect Mark Minor as Chairman was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Leah Stallman. The motion carried with a vote of all yes, with nays being none.

 

With Mr. Minor presiding as Chairman, he opened nominations for Governing Board Vice-Chairperson. Melissa Carter nominated Merle Hollman. Mr. Minor called for any additional nominations.  No other names were for submitted for nomination.

Debra Meredith made a motion to close nominations, seconded by Leah Stallman. The motion to close nominations carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none. A motion to elect Merle Hollman as Vice-Chairman was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Leah Stallman.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Mr. Minor opened nominations for the office of Secretary. Merle Hollman nominated Melissa Carter. Mr. Minor called for other nominations.  No other names were submitted for nomination. Lex Stewart made a motion to close nominations, seconded by

Debra Meredith. Motion carried by a voice vote of all ayes, with nayes being none.  A motion was made by Lex Stewart, seconded by Debra Meredith to elect Melissa Carter as Secretary.  The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the March 28, 2017 Regular Meeting and May 22, 2017 special meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Debra Meredith, to approve the minutes as presented.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The July 31, 2017, Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by

Leah Stallman, seconded by Melissa Carter, to approve the Financial Report as presented.

A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Carroll Kelly, Steve Down, Jonathan Schnautz, Diane Belmont,

Debra Meredith, Jamie McGeHee, Merle Hollman, Shannon Walker, Mike Ilbery,

Stuart Parks, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried

 

FY2018 Budget Hearing and Approval

Chairman Minor opened the Budget Hearing at 6:35 p.m. Director Byars gave an overview of the budget. Mr. Minor closed the Budget Hearing at 6:40 p.m. A motion to approve the FY 2018 Budget as presented was made by a Debra Meredith, seconded by

Carroll Kelly. A roll call vote was taken.

 

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor,

Melissa Carter, Carroll Kelly, Steve Down, Jonathan Schnautz, Diane Belmont,

Debra Meredith, Jamie McGeHee, Merle Hollman, Shannon Walker, Mike Ilbery,

Stuart Parks, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Personnel:

Individual Administrative Contract:

A motion to approve the Individual Administrative Contract for Laura Langley, Supervisor was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Merle Hollman. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Carroll Kelly, Steve Down, Jonathan Schnautz, Diane Belmont, Debra Meredith, Jamie McGeHee, Merle Hollman, Shannon Walker, Mike Ilbery, Stuart Parks, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Employment Calendar

A motion to approve the August 22, 2017 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the April 18, 2017,

May 16, 2017, June 15, 2017, and July 18, 2017as presented was made by

Debra Meredith, seconded by Carroll Kelly. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Dennis Clark, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Carroll Kelly, Steve Down, Jonathan Schnautz, Diane Belmont, Debra Meredith, Jamie McGeHee, Merle Hollman, Shannon Walker, Mike Ilbery, Stuart Parks, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Policies:

A motion to approve the second reading of Policies 2.125, 5:60, and 5:110 was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Debra Meredith.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

Other: 

            None

 

Adjournment:

            At 6:48 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Merle Hollman, seconded by

            Debra Meredith.

 

            The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________________                ____________________________

Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary

                                                            

 

 

 

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   March 22, 2018      

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Thursday, March 22, 2018.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Jason Henry presented Carroll Kelley’s proxy. Erik Estill presented Steve Down’s proxy. Mark Miller presented Diane Belmont’s proxy. Aletta Lawrence presented Merle Hollman’s proxy.  The listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Dennis Clark, Akin #91

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville Unit #174

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Erik Estill, Rome Grade #2

Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Jamie McGehee, McClellan #12

Jay Tate, Summersville #79

Aletta Lawrence, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Shannon Walker, Bethel Grade #82

Mike Ilbery, Farrington #99

Chad Harper, Spring Garden #178

David Kassner. Mt. Vernon #201

Steve Danner, Woodlawn Unit #209

 

Non-voting Guests:

 

District Administrative Staff:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the November 2, 2017 regular meeting were considered.  A motion was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Debra Meredith, to approve the minutes as presented. 

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Financial Report:

The February 28, 2018 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Debra Meredith, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Dennis Clark, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Mark Miller, Debra Meredith, Jamie McGehee, Jay Tate, Aletta Lawrence, Shannon Walker, Mike Ilbery, Chad Harper, David Kassner, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

New Business:

Personnel:

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the March 22, 2018 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the November 21, 2017, December 14, 2017, January 19, 2018, February 20, 2018 and March 20, 2018, meetings as presented was made by Steve Danner, seconded by Jason Henry. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Dennis Clark, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Mark Miller, Debra Meredith, Jamie McGehee, Jay Tate, Aletta Lawrence, Shannon Walker, Mike Ilbery, Chad Harper, David Kassner, Steve Danner.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Consent Calendar

Director Pieper presented the Consent Calendar authorizing:

A.     Grant Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year

B.     Budget for 2018-2019

C.    Amended Budget for 2017-2018

 

A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Debra Meredith.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

Other: None

 

Adjournment: At 6:37p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Jay Tate, seconded by

Shannon Walker.

 

The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes, with nays being none.

 

 

 

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Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary