Kewanee School Board Meeting Agenda for April 19th 2021

6:00 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER BY THE PRESIDENT
A. Roll call by the Secretary

II. CLOSED SESSION: * (C) (1) to consider the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the District; (C) (2) to consider collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees; (C) (5) The purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body; (C) (8) Security Procedures; (C) (9) Student Disciplinary Cases and (11) Litigation * 5ILCS 120/2 Open Meetings The School Code of Illinois/2020

7:30 PM

All visitors MUST enter through the west door (under the canopy) of the Petersen Auditorium Foyer. Doors will open at 7:20 pm by school personnel.

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV. INVITED GUESTS ADDRESS THE BOARD
Ailynn Duarte – KHS Homecoming Queen
Henry Burkhart – KHS Homecoming King
Hannah Pratt – KHS Student Council President

V. CONSIDERATION OF MINUTES
District #229 Open Meeting – March 15, 2021
District #229 Closed Meeting – March 15, 2021
District #229 Special Open Meeting – April 6, 2021
District #229 Special Closed Meeting – April 6, 2021

VI. CONSIDERATION OF FINANCIAL AND TREASURER’S REPORTS

VII. CONSIDERATION OF BILLS AND PAYROLL

VIII. COMMENTS FROM AUDIENCE

IX. REPORT OF ADMINISTRATION
Superintendent
State of Illinois FY22 Budget Proposals
District General Maintenance
Windfarm North of Tower Road
Phase 4 (Bridge)/Phase 5 – Illinois Reopening Plan
Esser II and Esser III
Mr. Bryan – KHS Principal
KHS Prom (no dance), Graduation (May 16th on the Football Field – rain date will be May 15th)
Homecoming 2021
National Honor Society Banquet
Mr. Atwell – KHS Athletic Director
IHSA
Spring/Summer Sports

X. SUPERINTENDENT COMMITTEE REPORTS

XI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Update on KHS Home Ec Addition

XII. NEW BUSINESS
Consideration and Approval of 2021-2022 School Calendar
Consideration and Approval of KHS IHSA Membership Renewal for 2021-2022 School Year
Consideration and Approval of Joint Agreement for The Iowa Illinois School Food Cooperative
Consideration and Approval of Bank Account Changes
Consideration and Approval of Central Jr. High Baseball Program
Consideration and Approval for the Superintendent to Apply For and Implement a Rapid COVID Testing Program Through the Henry County Office of Emergency Management, Including the Authorization of the Cost of a CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) Certificate of Waiver
Consideration and Approval of Administrative Contract Addendum (thru June 30, 2024)

XIII. ACTION FROM CLOSED SESSION
Resignations
Kendall Thompson – Central Playground Supervisor – Effective 3/26/21
Kandice Hansen – KHS Head Golf Coach – Effective End of 2021-2021 School Year
Angela Nordstrom – Central Cafeteria Worker – Effective 5/24/21
Retirements
Hires
Central 5th Grade Teacher for 2021-2022 School Year
Central Elementary Teacher for 2021-2022 School Year
Neponset 21st Century Aide
Irving 21st Century Teacher
Irving Paraprofessional
12 Month F/T Maintenance Worker(s)
12 Month F/T Director of Maintenance
Summer Maintenance/Custodial Workers
KHS Summer Office Worker
Summer School Administrators
Summer School Teachers/Social Worker/Counselors
Summer School Nurses
Summer School Aides
Summer School Secretaries
Summer Food Service Workers
Summer School Bus Drivers
Summer School Bus Aides
Transfers
From 12 Month Custodian at Adm. Office/Central to 12 Month Custodian/Security Assistant at Adm. Office/Central
From 12 Month Custodian at KHS 2nd Shift to 12 Month Custodian Central 1st Shift
From 12 Month Maintenance/Belle Custodian Split to 12 Month F/T Maintenance
From 12 Month Head of Maintenance to 12 Month Maintenance
Long Term Sub
Student Teachers
Volunteers
Neponset Track Coach
Belle Alexander School
Renewal/Non-Renewal of Stipend Positions
Other Action Arising From Closed Session
To Be Determined

XIV. COMMENTS FROM VISITORS AND BOARD MEMBERS
A. Moment of Silence for Katherine Clague (Mother of Brad DeWolfe – KHS Teacher)
B. Moment of Silence for Jacob Ketelaar (Stepfather of Trisha Behnke – Head Cook)
C. Moment of Silence for Ignacio Navarro (Father of Rosalinda Comer – Irving Teacher and Grandfather of William Comer – Irving Aide)
D. Moment of Silence for E Suzanne McGovern (Mother of Rita Burrows – KHS Teacher)
E. Moment of Silence for Elizabeth “Betty” Ouart (Former Employee)
F. Moment of Silence for Samuel Garcia (Father of Yolanda Quintero – Belle Aide and Grandfather of Eusebia Quintero – Belle Aide-Substitute Teacher)
G. Moment of Silence for Mae Miller (Former Teacher, Aunt of Connie Briggs – Administration Office Secretary, Aunt of Amie Olson & Jamie Wilson – Central Cafeteria)
H. Other Items

XV. ADJOURNMENT

* All hires are contingent upon hirees obtaining appropriate certification and qualifications prior to beginning job.

** Reminder – Jr. High Promotion will be held Thursday, May 20th on the KHS Football Field

*** We will have a Special Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 5:30 pm in the Administration Office to Canvass the Votes and Re-Organization of the School Board

 

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