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The Illini West High School board met on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 6:45 p.m.
The Amended Budget Hearing of the Illini West High School District 307 of Hancock County was called to order by Tracey Anders, Board President.
Present were: Tracey Anders, Beth Pence, Tom Holtsclaw - arrived at 6:50, John Huston, Shannon Pence, Janet Vass - arrived at 6:50, James Whitaker
No one present to make public comment.
Motion by Huston, second by Shannon Pence to adjourn the Budget Hearing at 6:54 p.m. Motion carried.
The regular meeting was then called to order by board president, Tracey Anders, at 7:00 p.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all in attendance.
The minutes of the regular meeting and executive session minutes of April 24, 2013 were approved. Also approved was the payment of bills in the amount of $450,974.32.
John Meixner, Regional Superintendent, passed out information outlining what
the regional office is up to and maps of how we will be re-aligned.
Mr. Dion noted that 30 students had sports physicals at the recent clinic held at the high school and 100% of the fee charged comes back to the student's home school.
Mrs. Schilson reviewed the meeting with Nauvoo-Colusa that she and John Huston attended.
In other business the board:
a. Approve Fundraising Requests
i. Class of 2016
* Vendor Blender & Concession Stand, Spring 2014, funds to be used for future homecoming activities, prom, etc.
ii. Class of 2016
*Vendor Blender & Concession Stand, Spring 2015, funds to be used for future homecoming activities, prom, etc.
iii. Class of 2016
*Vendor Blender & Concession Stand, Spring 2016, Funds to be used for future homecoming activities, prom, etc.
b. Approve Final Public School Calendar for 2012-2013
c. Declare Surplus Items: Books
d. Approve Disposal of Surplus Title I Equipment
e. Resignation, Michelle Reynolds - Dance Sponsor
Motion by Holtsclaw, second by Shannon Pence to leave regular session for the purpose of entering into Executive Session at 8:24 p.m. to discuss:
a. The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of
specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)
Motion by Whitaker, second by Beth Pence to leave Executive Session for the purpose of returning to the regular meeting at 9:05 p.m.
i. approved Ethan Neally and Brian Lafferty for summer employment.
ii. approved Lyle Klein as Head Football Coach for 2013-2014 school year; approved Tim Lafferty as Assistant Football Coach for 2013-2014 school year; approved Zak Huston as Assistant Football Coach for 2013-2014 school year; approved Pat Raftis as Assistant Football Coach for 2013-2014 school year; approved Tyler Walker and Rusty Willey as Assistant Football Coaches for 2013-2014 and to split the stipend.
approved Laura Hughs as Volunteer Cheerleading Coach for 2013-2014 school year.
approved Steve Wood as Volunteer Football Coach for the 2013-2014 school year.
approved Jerry Butcher as Volunteer Football Coach for the 2013-2014 school year.
iii. approved Shelby Peterson and Jeff Melton as FFA Volunteers for the 2013-2014 school year.
adjourned at 9:12 p.m.