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Abingdon-Avon Community Unit No. 276 Board of Education met January 8

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 13, 2020


Abingdon-Avon Community Unit No. 276 Board of Education met Jan. 8.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Opportunity for Public Comment: (This is the time when visitors may request to address the Board of Education on any item germane to the role and function of the Board of Education. When the Board President so directs, persons should stand, give their name and begin their statements. Persons must refrain from making any personal comments regarding any individual. The Board President reserves the right to limit presentations to five minutes.)

Correspondence/Scheduled Visitors

4.1 Denise Phillips, HGS Counselor

4.2 Additions/Deletions to the Agenda 

Approval of Agenda               

Consent Agenda* (The Consent Agenda includes matters of usual business of the Board that may be approved through one motion, second, and roll call vote, unless it is determined that one or more items be removed from the Consent Agenda for additional discussion or because one or more negative votes may be anticipated.)

Approval of Minutes

June 12, 2019 Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes*

7.1.2    June 12, 2019 Executive Session Minutes*

7.2 Financial Reports – June 30, 2019

7.2.1 District Fund Balance Report*                           $13,878,484.98

Cash Balance (June 30, 2019)                                       $7,14,801.43

Money Market (June 30, 2019)                                  $$3,733,683.55

CD (June 30, 2019)                                                      $3,000,000.00

Activity Accounts (June 30, 2019)                                  $180,419.38

Payroll for June 2019                                                     $429,917.08

Approval of Payment for June 2019 Bills*            

Principals’ Report Summaries

            8.1 Mrs. Andrews – Hedding Grade School

8.2 Mr. Weedman – AAHS

8.3 Mrs. Anderson – Avon Campus

Curriculum Director’s Report Summary - Mrs. Kathleen MacGregor

Superintendent’s Report/Discussion Items

10.1     Financial Update

                        10.1.1 FY 2020 Beginning Fund Balance

                        10.1.2 Amended FY 19 Budget

                        10.1.3 Early Taxes Update

10.2     FY 2020 Board of Education Meeting Dates and Locations

10.3     Summer Project Update

            10.3.1 Roof Work Update

            10.3.2 Boiler Piping Update

            10.3.3 Security Camera Upgrade Update

            10.3.4 Fire Alarm Panel Upgrade Update

10.4     Competitive Cheer Discussion

10.5     Start and end times for 2019-2020

10.6     Card Access Reader Added to HGS Building Door

10.7     Delayed Starts

10.8     Therapy Dog at HGS

10.9     Graduation 2020

10.10   Amber Alert Interior Emergency Lighting System

10.11   Work Study Student at AAHS

10.12   Evaluwise Evaluation Software

10.13   Full-Time Substitute Position

 Executive Session

Action to enter into closed session pursuant to the Open Meetings Act 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (2) to Hear Personnel Performance and Discipline Matters and 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (11) Pending Litigation.

New Business

          12.1 Current Openings (Updates given at Board Meeting)

AAMS/AES - AAHS - HGS - District

Action Items/Possible Action Items

13.1     Consider for Approval July 2019 Personnel Report

13.2     Consider for Approval Salary Increases for Non-Bargaining Unit Employees

13.3     Consider forApproval Class of 2020 High School Graduation Date on May 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

13.4     Consider for Approval F/S Propane Contract for 19-20 School Year

13.5     Consider for Approval Student Breakfast Increases of .10/breakfast for FY 2020.

13.6     Consider for Approval FY 2020 Milk Bid as Presented

13.7     Consider for Approval FY 2020 Fuel Bid as Presented

13.8     Consider for Approval Starting Competitive Cheer Squad at AAHS

13.9     Consider for Approval Evaluwise Evaluation Software Program

13.10   Consider for Approval FY 2020 School Board Meeting Dates and Times

13.11   Consider for Approval: The School District’s expenditure of funds to defray necessary and proper expenses and liabilities of the school district incurred for fiscal year 2020 until which time the annual budget of the District is adopted in conformity with applicable sections of the Illinois School Code.

13.12   Consider for Approval Choir Trip to Disney in Summer 2020

14. Adjournment        

*          Consent Agenda

**        Executive Session

By Order of:               Mr. Anthony Brooks, President

                                    Board of Education

Abingdon-Avon CUSD #276

Personnel Report  -  July, 2019


Sarah Horner - AAHS Technology / Key Club


Recommended for Employment/Reassignment:

Recommended for Volunteer Positions:

Non-Bargaining Unit Salary Increases for:

Stewart Powell, Transportation Director

Darla Admire, Food Service Director

Mark Rogers, IT Director

Brad Weedman, High School Principal

Michelle Andrews, Avon Campus Principal

Dawn Ginther, Administrative Office Assistant

Tami Ruff, District Bookkeeper

Ron Featherlin, Maintenance Director

* All hires are tentative pending verified credentials and background checks.

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