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ROWVA Community School District 208 Board of Education met October 21

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 15, 2020

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ROWVA Community School District 208 Board of Education met Oct. 21.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The ROWVA Board of Education met in their regular meeting in the High School LMC. The meeting was called to order by Mr. Haynes at 7:00 pm.

The following members answered roll call at 7:00 pm:

Mr. Johnson (Present ☒ Not Present ☐), Mr. Kalb (Present ☐ Not Present ☒), Mr. Kuelper (Present ☒ Not Present ☐), Mr. Lake (Present ☒ Not Present ☐), Mrs. Shepherd (Present ☒ Not Present ☐), Mr. West (Present ☒ Not Present ☐), and Mr. Haynes (Present ☒ Not Present ☐).

Mr. West moved and Mr. Johnson seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda for the minutes of September 16, 2019 and October 1, 2019, the Treasurer’s Report, and the payment of all bills in Education, Operations and Maintenance, Transportation, IMRF, Working Cash, Fire/Safety and Activity Funds as listed on the official copy. Polled vote: Mr. Johnson (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Kuelper (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Lake (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mrs. Shepherd (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. West (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), and Mr. Haynes (Aye ☒ Nay ☐). Motion carried.

People present were Board members, administrators, Mr. Joel Zaiser, Mrs. Traci Johnson and Linda Bell of the Press.

Mrs. Danner presented the elementary principal’s report. She reviewed: School year goals, educational spotlight, and upcoming activities/events.

Mr. Seaney presented the jr./sr. high school principal’s report. He reviewed: School year goals, student discipline, student spotlight, educational spotlight, and upcoming sports/activities.

Mr. Sornberger presented the superintendent’s report. All items are Agenda items.

Teresa Welch from Blucker, Kneer and Associates presented the FY19 Annual Financial Report.

Mr. Sornberger recommended that it be approved as presented. Mr. Kuelper moved and Mr. Lake seconded the motion. Polled vote: Mr. Johnson (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Kuelper (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Lake (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mrs. Shepherd (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. West (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), and Mr. Haynes (Aye ☒ Nay ☐). Motion carried.

Mr. Sornberger discussed the upcoming Tax Levy.

Mr. Sornberger discussed some highlights for the 5-year Building and Grounds Plan.

Mrs. Shepherd moved and Mr. Kuelper seconded the motion to move into closed session to discuss personnel, collective bargaining and matters pertaining to an individual student. Polled vote: Mr. Johnson (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Kuelper (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Lake (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mrs. Shepherd (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. West (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), and Mr. Haynes (Aye ☒ Nay ☐). Motion carried.

Mrs. Shepherd moved and Mr. West seconded the motion to return to open session to discuss personnel, collective bargaining and matters pertaining to an individual student. Polled vote:

Mr. Johnson (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Kuelper (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Lake (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mrs. Shepherd (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. West (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), and Mr. Haynes (Aye ☒ Nay ☐).

Motion carried at 8:25 pm.

Mr. Sornberger recommended accepting the resignation of Pierre Ponce (Transportation / Maintenance Director). Mr. Kuelper moved and Mrs. Shepherd seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Mr. Kuelper moved and Mr. Lake seconded the motion to adjourn at 8:37 pm. Motion carried.

https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/500159/October_2019_Open_Meeting_Minutes.pdf

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