The Board of Education of
Hamilton County Community Unit District No. 10 met in regular session on the
The meeting was called to order by Board President John Ewald. Roll Call was as follows: Present – Danny Anselment, Krystal Donelson, Randy Kirsch, and John Ewald. Absent- Steve Becker, Tom Maulding and Rodney Rubenacker.
Rubenacker entered meeting at
The Board had a moment of silence in honor of the recent passing of Sandy Glassford, a long-time employee of the District.
Motion by Kirsch, second by Rubenacker to
approve the following items under the Consent Agenda: The minutes from the December
14, 2009 regular board meeting, minutes from the January 5, 2010 special board
meeting, the Treasurer’s Report, budget report, bill listing, destruction of
Executive Session Audio Tapes Older than 18 months per Code, Final Adoption:
Revised Policies BBBA, EEA/JGHA, FA, GA, JHD.
CORRESPONDENCE – None.
VISITORS – Dennis Lynch, Trap Shooting Sponsor was present to discuss with the Board his proposal to expand the trap shooting team to the Jr. High level. The Board will give make a determination at the February Board meeting.
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT – Status.
Mr. Mitchell updated the Board on various items: such as a reminder that Sandy Glassford’s memorial service will be held on February 6, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. in the high school commons area, the District’s improvement plan has been approved, the National School Board Convention will be held on April 10th-12th, 2010 to those interested in attending and the end of first semester enrollment is up 37 students from last year. Also, Mr. Mitchell and Troy Becker have been working on and applied for a $750,000 ARRA tech grant.
Mr. Mitchell stated that the District has received $118, 693 of the state funding that is owed but added that the state still owes $526,495.
Anselment left the meeting at
OLD BUSINESS –
by Donelson, second by Kirsch to accept the firm bid from Wabash Valley Service
Co. for fuel products for the contract period of
Motion by Rubenacker, second by Donelson to approve the recommendation to increase graduation credits and other graduation requirements beginning for the 2011-2012 school year. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.
Motion by Kirsch, second by Rubenacker to award
cafeteria supplies contracts to Fox River Foods,
The Board tabled the consideration of redeeming Wabash Valley Service Co. Class E Stock until they discuss it with the full Board.
Motion by Donelson, second by Kirsch to approve a rental
agreement at the
Motion by Kirsch, second by Rubenacker to enter in to executive session at to discuss appointment, employment, compensation, and performance of specific employees; student disciplinary action, pending litigation, and review of executive session minutes over the past 6 months as per code for consideration for release to the public. Roll Call Vote- Voting Yes – Kirsch, Rubenacker, Donelson, and Ewald. Motion carried.
Anselment entered meeting at
Motion by Anselment, second by Rubenacker to come out of executive session at Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Anselment, Rubenacker, Donelson, Kirsch, and Ewald. Motion carried.
Motion by Donelson, second by Rubenacker to approve the minutes from executive session. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.
Motion by Donelson, second by Kirsch to
approve the Family Medical Leave Act request from Katie Folden, high school
social studies teacher, beginning
Motion by Donelson, second by Rubenacker to
approve the unpaid leave of absence request from Robbie White, ES tutor, from
Motion by Kirsch, second by Donelson to
approve the amended unpaid leave of absence request from Ashley Allen, teacher
aide, to be able to return on
Motion by Rubenacker, second by Donelson to approve Tyler Reyling as a volunteer assistant 6th grade boy’s basketball coach for the winter 2010 season. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.
Motion by Anselment, second by Kirsch to re-employ
Sharon Shay as the Workforce Investment Act Coordinator on a part-time basis
for the remainder of the 2009-2010 school year effective
Motion by Anselment, second by Rubenacker to approve
the review of executive session minutes from July-December, 2009 for public
release except the minutes for the following: October 20, September 22 and
Motion by Kirsch, second by Anselment to
schedule a special board meeting for
Motion by Kirsch, second by Donelson to adjourn. Vote was taken by voice, motion carried and the meeting adjourned at