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ROWVA Community Unit School District #208 Board of Education met November 18

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 25, 2020

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ROWVA Community Unit School District #208 Board of Education met Nov. 18.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

CALL TO ORDER

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.

ROLL CALL

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 ☐).

CONSENT AGENDA

Mr. Lake moved and Mr. West seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda for the minutes of October 21, 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☐),Mr.West(Aye☒Nay☐),andMr.Haynes(Aye☒Nay☐). Motion carried.

AUDIENCE TO VISITORS

People present were Board members, administrators, members of the non-certified staff, members of the public, Bell of the Press and News Channel 4.

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

PRINCIPALS’ REPORTS

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

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

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

ACTION ITEMS *Tax Levy

Mr. Sornberger shared the proposed Tax Levy and requested approval to post it in the unit office until the December Board meeting. Mr. Johnson moved and Mr. Kuelper seconded the motion. Motion carried.

*Early Graduation

Mr. Sornberger recommended that Jeorgea Prim, Kaylee Elizondo, Kathryn Goss and Kayla Dillbeck be allowed to graduate at semester and participate in the graduation ceremony on December 18, 2019. Mr. Kuelper moved and Mr. West seconded the motion. Motion carried.

*Honor Band Overnight Stay

Mr. Sornberger recommended that the overnight stay for Honor Band at Augustana College be approved. Mr. Lake moved and Mr. Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

CLOSED SESSION

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

RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

Mr. Johnson moved and Mr. Kuelper seconded the motion to return to open session to discuss personnel, collective bargaining and matters involving an individual student. Polled vote: Mr. Johnson (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Kuelper (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. Lake (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), Mr. West (Aye ☒ Nay ☐), and Mr. Haynes (Aye ☒ Nay ☐). Motion carried at 8:00 pm.

ACTION ON CLOSED SESSION *Resignation

Mr. Sornberger recommended accepting the resignation of Katie Ingle as Varsity Volleyball Coach. Mr. West moved and Mr. Lake seconded the motion. Motion carried.

*Job Posting

Mr. Sornberger requested approval to post a Varsity Volleyball Coach position. Mr. Kuelper moved and Mr. West seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Mr. Sornberger requested approval to post a Homebound Instructional position. Mr. Lake moved and Mr. Kuelper seconded the motion. Motion carried.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

None.

COMMUNICATIONS

None.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

OTHER BUSINESS

None.

ADJOURN

Mr. Kuelper moved and Mr. West seconded the motion to adjourn at 8:02 pm. Motion carried.

https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/523533/November_2019_Open_Meeting_Minutes.pdf

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