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					   LEMONT TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 210

                BOARD OF EDUCATION

                       Regular Meeting

                     December 13, 2010

The Board of Education of Lemont Township High School District
210, Cook and DuPage Counties, Illinois, met for its regular meeting
in the Board Room on Monday, December 13, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.


Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance
President Marzec called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.


Roll Call – Public Hearing on 2010 Tax Levy
The following members were present: O’Brien, Driscoll, Kardas,
Rimbo, Shackel, and Marzec

The following member was absent: McMahon



Public Hearing on 2010 Tax levy
Mr. Joseph P. Murphy, Business Manager, reviewed the Public
Notice and the 2010 Tax Levy with the Board of Education, followed
by an opportunity for comments from members of the Board of
Education, as well as the Public. There were no comments or
questions from the Board of Education or the Public.
Minutes of December 13, 2010                                   Page 2
Regular Meeting


Adjournment
It was moved by Member Rimbo, seconded by Member Kardas, that
the Board of Education adjourn the Public Hearing on the 2010 Tax
Levy.

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
  Aye: Rimbo, Kardas, Driscoll, Shackel, O’Brien, and Marzec
  Nay: None
  Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried, and the
December 13, 2010 Public Hearing on the 2010 Tax Levy adjourned
at 7:05 p.m.



Roll Call – Regular Board Meeting, December 13, 2010
The following members were present: Kardas, Rimbo, Shackel,
O’Brien, Driscoll, and Marzec

The following member was absent: McMahon


Secretary Pro-tem
It was moved by Member Driscoll, seconded by Member Rimbo, that
the Board approve the appointment of Member O’Brien as Secretary
Pro-tem in the absence of Secretary McMahon for the December 13,
2010 Regular Board Meeting.

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
 Aye: Driscoll, Rimbo, Kardas, Shackel, O’Brien, and Marzec
 Nay: None
 Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried and
Member O’Brien was appointed Secretary Pro-tem for the
December 13, 2010 Regular Board Meeting.
Minutes of December 13, 2010                                    Page 3
Regular Meeting

Awards, Presentations, and Recognitions
Alec Chialdikas, Szymon Krzeptowski-Mucha, Julia Kuda, and Jimmy
Dillenburg were recognized as Student of the Month recipients for the
month of December, 2010. Lemont businessman, Brad Grcevic of
Edward Jones, Inc., on behalf of the December Students of the
Month, will make a donation to the charity, Alzheimer’s Association of
Greater Illinois.

Dave Clark, Assistant Principal of Staff and Student Services,
highlighted the successful season of the Cross Country Girls Team
State Qualifiers-2010, both as a team and individually. Tim Plotke,
Head Coach, and Stefanie Baldauf were recognized and individual
team members were introduced.

Mr. Clark highlighted the accomplishments of Tom Hoster, Boys
Cross Country Individual State Qualifier-2010.

Representing the Board of Education, Board Member Rimbo
addressed the Students of the Month and the Cross Country students
who had been honored. He commended them for their dedication,
positive attitude, and hard work. He also recognized their consistent
focus which causes them to go above and beyond what is expected,
and he encouraged them to continue to have pride in what they are
accomplishing.


Without objection, the meeting recessed at 7:18 p.m. and reconvened
at 7:24 p.m.


Jeff Rollefsen of the firm of Evans, Marshall & Peace P.C. distributed
material to the Board of Education and presented the July 1, 2009 –
June 30, 2010 Lemont High School audit report.
Minutes of December 13, 2010                                  Page 4
Regular Meeting


Building Administration Reports
Dr. Trengove informed the Board that Lemont High School has
received the results of the standardized exams that freshman,
sophomores, and juniors take each year and they are presently being
assessed.

Principal Trengove informed the Board that students will be taking
first semester exams Monday, December 20, through Wednesday,
December 22, and discussed their importance.



Public Comments

None



Statement of Position and Budget Analysis
Business Manager, Joseph Murphy, reviewed with the Board of
Education the Statement of Position, Budget Analysis, Imprest Fund,
and Student Activity Fund as of November 30, 2010.



Superintendent’s Report
Superintendent Doebert informed the Board that during one of the
two Christmas Choral Concerts a medical situation occurred involving
one of the members of the choir that was handled quickly and
competently.
Minutes of December 13, 2010                                     Page 5
Regular Meeting


Superintendent’s Report (cont.)
Superintendent Doebert presented the Board with an article for their
viewing featuring Lemont High School that was recently published in
the new York Times Week in Review section on November 27, 2010.
The article was written by writer, Peg Tyre, author of a best-selling
book, The Trouble with Boys. Ms. Tyre had taken the opportunity to
speak at length with Superintendent Sandra Doebert, Principal Tom
Trengove, and Data Analyst Kathy Brockett about assessment
practices following her presentation at the 2010 FIEL Summer
Conference.

Dr. Doebert reported that she is a member of the Board for the High
School District Organization, which is an organization that lobbies for
high school issues. She informed the Board that they recently
positively influenced the ISBE rules regarding defining a ‘junior’
student as one who has a certain number of credits.

Dr. Doebert informed the Board that she and Business Manager,
Joseph Murphy, had a very positive and productive meeting with
Lemont Police Chief Shaughnessy regarding rates that the Lemont
Police Department will be charging Lemont High School for security
at school events.


Approval of Consent Agenda
It was moved by Member O’Brien, seconded by Member Shackel,
that the Board of Education approve the Consent Agenda consisting
of:
     The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 8, 2010,
     The Minutes of the Closed Session of November 8, 2010,
     The Minutes of the Special Meeting of December 2, 2010,
     The Minutes of the Closed Session of December 2, 2010,
     The Bills for the month of November 2010 totaling $542,945.00
Minutes of December 13, 2010                                  Page 6
Regular Meeting

Approval of Consent Agenda (cont.)
    The Payroll in the amounts of:
     $ 444,580.44 for the period ending 11/05/2010,
     $ 122,710.86 for the period ending 11/12/2010,
     $ 455,745.07 for the period ending 11/19/2010.


Action Consideration No. 10-44: Authorized the Board to
approve three donations from the Blue & Gold Backers, as
recommended by the Superintendent.

Action Consideration No. 10-45: Authorized the Board to
approve the renewal of Lemont High School’s Property and Casualty
Insurance with SSCIP (Suburban School Cooperative Insurance
Pool, as recommended by the Superintendent.

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
 Aye: O’Brien, Shackel, Rimbo, Driscoll, Kardas, and Marzec
 Nay: None
 Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried and the
Consent Agenda was approved.


Action Consideration No. 010-46
It was moved by Member Driscoll, seconded by Member O’Brien, that
the Board approve theTax Levy Resolution, including Certificate of
Tax Levy, in order that we may levy for the respective funds as per
conditions for filing the 20010 Levy, as recommended by the
Superintendent.

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
 Aye: Driscoll, O’Brien, Shackel, Kardas, Rimbo, and Marzec
 Nay: None
 Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried.
Minutes of December 13, 2010                                                       Page 7
Regular Meeting

Action Consideration No. 10-47
It was moved by Member Shackel, seconded by Member Kardas, that
the Board approve the Special Education Resolution in order that we
may levy for the Special Education Tax with the 2010 Levy, as
recommended by the Superintendent.

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
 Aye: Shackel, Kardas, O’Brien, Driscoll, Rimbo, and Marzec
 Nay: None
 Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried.


Action Consideration No. 10-48
It was moved by Member Driscoll, seconded by Member O’Brien, that
the Board adopt the Resolution regarding the Application of Tax Cap
Legislation on our Tax Extension in Cook and DuPage Counties, as
recommended by the Superintendent:

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
 Aye: Driscoll, O’Brien, Kardas, Rimbo, Shackel, and Marzec
 Nay: None
 Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried.


Action Consideration No. 10-49
It was moved by Member Kardas, seconded by Member Rimbo, that
the Board approve the following updated personnel action, as
recommended by the Superintendent.
Non-Certificated Personnel Resignation
Deadra Halsey as Paraeducator on 11/19/10 due to personal reasons

Non-Certificated Personnel Employment
Lukas Weeks as Night Campus Supervisor on 12/16/10 due to an available position
Danielle Dvorak as Paraeducator on 12/14/10 due to an available position

Certificated Personnel Employment
Erik Murry as Special Education Teacher on 12/14/10 due to an available position
Minutes of December 13, 2010                                  Page 8
Regular Meeting

Action Consideration No. 10-49 (cont.)
Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
 Aye: Kardas, Rimbo, Shackel, O’Brien, Driscoll, and Marzec
 Nay: None
 Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried.


Action Consideration No. 10-50
It was moved by Member Rimbo, seconded by Member Driscoll, that
the Board approve the additions to the extracurricular listing not
previously presented, as recommended by the Superintendent.

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
 Aye: Rimbo, Driscoll, Kardas, Shackel, O’Brien, and Marzec
 Nay: None
 Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried.


Action Consideration No. 10-51
It was moved by Member Driscoll, seconded by Member Shackel,
that the Board approve course proposals, as recommended by the
Superintendent. These courses would be available to students for
the 2011-12 school year.

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
 Aye: Driscoll, Shackel, Rimbo, O’Brien, Kardas, and Marzec
 Nay: None
 Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried.



Information Reports
#10-09 Students of the Month
#10-10 Policies – 1st Reading
Minutes of December 13, 2010                              Page 9
Regular Meeting

Board Committee Reports
None


Unfinished Business
None


New Business

None


Comments from the Public
None

Notices and Communications
November –The Extra Mile: Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick &
                            Kohn
This report was e-mailed to Board Members and Administration.



There was no Closed Session held during the
December 13, 2010 Regular Board Meeting.

Board Requests/Comments
President Marzec encouraged Board Members to review the event
calendar found at the end of the December agenda.
Minutes of December 13, 2010                               Page 10
Regular Meeting

Adjournment
It was moved by Member Shackel, seconded by Member Rimbo, that
the Board of Education adjourn the meeting.

Upon the roll being called, the Members voted as follows:
  Aye: Shackel, Rimbo, Driscoll, Kardas, O’Brien, and Marzec
  Nay: None
  Abs: McMahon
Whereupon the president declared the motion duly carried, and the
December 13, 2010 meeting of the Board of Education adjourned at
8:20 p.m.




                                 Respectfully submitted,

                                 ________________________
                                 Beverly A. Marzec, President
                                 Board of Education


Attest:

_______________________
Mark McMahon, Secretary
Board of Education
   LEMONT TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 210
            BOARD OF EDUCATION

              NO CLOSED SESSION HELD
                     December 13, 2010
The Lemont Township High School District 210 Board of Education,
Cook and DuPage Counties, Illinois, met in Closed Session,
December 13, 2010.


Commencement:              It was moved by Member ,
                           seconded by Member , to go into Closed
                           Session at p.m.


Members Present:           Beverly Marzec, President
                           Pamela Driscoll, Vice President
                           Rita O’Brien
                           Michael Shackel
                           Michael Kardas
                           George Rimbo


Absent:                    Mark McMahon, Secretary


Administration Present:    Dr. Sandra Doebert, Superintendent


Others Present:            None




CLOSED SESSION                                               PAGE 2
Purpose:              Personnel – Appointment, employment
                                  compensation, discipline,
                                  performance, or dismissal of an
                                  employee



Conclusion:           It was moved by Member , seconded by
                      Member, to conclude the Closed Session at
                      p.m.




Respectfully submitted:




__________________________            _______________________
Beverly A. Marzec, President          Mark McMahon, Secretary
     Board of Education                   Board of Education

				
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