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									                   Prairieview Community Consolidated School District #192
                                   Royal, Illinois 61871




Regular Board Meeting
Royal Board Room
January 9, 2006




President Stan Harper called the meeting to order at 7:14P.M. The meeting was held in the
Board Room of the Prairieview Elementary Building, 106 N. Vine St., Royal, Illinois.

Members Present                              Not Present
Joyce Kesler
Jeff Suits
Judy Smith
Chad Barnes
Tim Harms
Darrin Flessner
Stan Harper


Present at the Board of Education meeting was Debbie Franzen, Board Clerk.


Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the December 12, 2005 Board of Education Regular Meeting were in the packet.
Darrin Flessner made a motion to approve the minutes of the December 12, 2005 Board of
Education Regular Meeting as presented. Judy Smith seconded. The following roll call was
recorded: “Aye” Joyce Kesler, Chad Barnes, Tim Harms, Darrin Flessner, Judy Smith, Stan
Harper, and Jeff Suits. The motion carried. (7-0)


Approval of Payment of Bills

The payment of bills list for the month of January was in the packet. Jeff Suits made a motion to
approve payment of bills (see attached). Education Fund $9,993.89, Building Fund $9,989.95,
and Transportation Fund $3,887.72. Chad Barnes seconded. The following roll call was
recorded: “Aye” Jeff Suits, Darrin Flessner, Joyce Kesler, Chad Barnes, Tim Harms, Stan
Harper, and Judy Smith. The motion carried. (7-0)



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Approval of Treasurer’s Report and Financial Report

The Treasurer’s Report and Financial Report for the month of December were in the packet,
listing a cash and investment fund balance of $1,726,072.40. Chad Barnes made a motion to
approve the Treasurer’s Report and Financial Report. Darrin Flessner seconded. The following
roll call was recorded: “Aye” Darrin Flessner, Stan Harper, Jeff Suits, Chad Barnes, Tim Harms,
Joyce Kesler, and Judy Smith. The motion carried. (7-0)


Public Participation
There were no public members present. There was no public participation.

Thank You Notes
The Thank You Notes from the Gordon and Smith families were shared with the Board.

OLD BUSINESS

Discussion Items

a. Prairieview Employee/Board Dinner
On March 11, 2006 the Staff, Faculty, Administration, and Board of Education dinner will be
held at the Possom Trot (Social Hour at 6:00 and Dinner at 7:00). The Bottom potion of Mr.
White’s letter about the Employee Dinner is due by January 27 to get an official head count for
Possom Trot.

Action Items

a. Ogden/Prairieview Possible Consolidation Update

President Harper appointed Judy Smith and Joyce Kesler to make fliers to post around the
Prairieview Community and to prepare name cards for the Open Forum at Royal.

Joyce Kesler made a motion to approve the March 6th Consolidation Open Forum Meeting at the
Ogden Grade School Building in Ogden at 7:00p.m. and the March 7th Consolidation Open
Forum Meeting at the Prairieview Elementary Building in Royal at 7:00p.m. All the board
members need to be present including the Committee of Ten. Judy Smith seconded. The motion
carried. (voice vote).

A completed review of the Facts about the Consolidation performed by Chris Miller (attorney)
was in the packet. We will be able to send out this information being paid by the school districts.
Tim Harms made a motion to approve the formation and distribution of the Facts about the
Consolidation pamphlet to be sent out the last week of February. Chad Barnes seconded. The
following roll call was recorded: “Aye” Judy Smith, Stan Harper, Darrin Flessner, Chad Barnes,
Jeff Suits, Joyce Kesler, and Tim Harms. The motion carried. (7-0)




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NEW BUSINESS


Action Items

a. 8th Grade Graduation
Jeff Suits made a motion to approve 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony to be on Thursday, May 25
at 6:30p.m. at the Jr. High Building. Chad Barnes & Joyce Kesler will hand out the diplomas.
Tim Harms seconded. The motion carried. (voice vote)

b. July –December Closed Board Minutes
Tim Harms made a motion not to release Executive Session/Closed Board Minutes from July
through December 2005. Darrin Flessner seconded. The motion carried. (voice vote)



Discussion Items

a. Little Illini Conference
Ogden and Prairieview have been asked to consider joining the Little Illini Conference 2008-
2009 for sports. The Conference Teams were in the packet. Mr. White recommends to only
considering this if there is a Small and Big Conference. The Board discussed Pros: Better
prepared for Regional, and Cons: Will not win all the time, more travel. A decision does not need
to be made right away.

b. E-rate
Mr. White has completed E-Rate forms which will save us about $3800 next year

c. Bloomington Basketball Epiphany Tournament
At the Bloomington Epiphany Basketball Tournament, the 8th Grade boy’s basketball team won
the Consolation Champs and the 7th grade won the consolation bracket bringing home two
trophies.

d. 5th Grade Reading Level
The State Board has raised the 5th grade Reading level for last years test to 155 score therefore
our score in Reading went from 87.5% to 93.8% meet or exceed.

e. News Gazette - Article Many Proposals Put On Ballot
The article from Saturday 1/7/06 was shared with Board. This positive article is yet another way
that consolidation information is getting out to the community.




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Closed Session

Joyce Kesler made a motion to go into Closed Session at 8:04p.m. for the purpose of discussion
concerning the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal
of specific employees of the District or legal counsel for the District, including hearing testimony
on a complaint lodged against an employee or against legal counsel for the District to determine
its validity. 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1) amended by P.A. 93-0057; and the placement of individual
students in special education programs and other matters relating to individual students. 5 ILCS
120/2c(10). Darrin Flessner seconded. The following roll call was recorded: “Aye” Judy Smith,
Stan Harper, Darrin Flessner, Chad Barnes, Jeff Suits, Joyce Kesler, and Tim Harms. The
motion carried. (7-0)

Out of Executive Session at 8:15 p.m.

Joyce Kesler made a motion to follow the policy and only allow children into kindergarten if
they turn the age of 5 on or before September 1. The request for student entering into
Kindergarten one year early was denied. Judy Smith seconded. The following roll call was
recorded: “Aye” Darrin Flessner, Chad Barnes, Jeff Suits, Joyce Kesler, Stan Harper, Judy
Smith, and Tim Harms. The motion carried. (7-0)

Adjournment
The meeting adjourned at 8:15p.m.




________________________                             ________________________
Stan Harper                                          Chad Barnes
President, Board of Education                        Secretary, Board of Education




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