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, Tom Maulding, Rodney Rubenacker and John Ewald. Absent-Steve Becker.
Motion by Kirsch, second by Anselment to
approve the following items under the Consent Agenda: The minutes from the
– The Board received a thank you note from Dayna Frey thanking the Board for
the memorial book that was purchased and placed at the
VISITORS – None.
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT – Status.
The District has not received approximately $357,933 of state payments for grants and categorical mandates from last fiscal year.
Mr. Mitchell told the Board that the State Board of Education had met and finalized a budget. Mr. Mitchell highlighted the areas of concern for the District with the District taking an approximate $214,000 loss in revenue in grants from FY’ 10 as compared to FY’ 09.
Mr. Mitchell updated the Board on various items including: Ted Broyles, the District’s local health insurance agent met with the insurance committee to discuss different options for the employer health insurance coverage. Barney Mundorf, Legal Counsel for the District has joined law firm Guinn, Martin and Mundorf.
Mr. Mitchell received a request from
Chris Howton, of the Economic Development Board to meet with the School Board
to discuss the Enterprise Zone application.
The Board verbally approved to schedule a Special Board Meeting to meet
with Mr. Howton and discuss personnel issues for the upcoming school year. The meeting has been set for
Mr. Mitchell discussed the District Report Card results on AYP stating that the District reached all academic goals except for reading at the Jr./Sr. High level for students with disabilities.
The Board verbally approved to
continue to have the new employee cake reception at the
Mr. Mitchell stated that currently
kindergarten enrollment for the 2009-2010 school year is Dahlgren has 24 and
OLD BUSINESS –
Mr. Mitchell discussed Building and Grounds issues with the Board including: The track committee met to discuss the installation of the fencing, they received quotes ranging from $22,000 to $26,000. Allen Trucking and Jax Asphalt have submitted quotes to do asphalt work throughout the District, but this will be put on hold until the Board feels it is financially able to complete the projects.
Mr. Mitchell gave the Board a handout about information on the upcoming District auction and discussed some of the high interest items.
The Board will meet at the old high school gym before the August 18th board meeting to tour the room that house the new special education behavior disorder classroom.
Mr. Mitchell gave an overview of the FY’ 09 Financial Budget.
Motion by Rubenacker, second by Anselment to enter in to executive session at to discuss appointment, employment, compensation, dismissal, and performance of specific employees; and review of executive session minutes for the past 6 months. Roll Call Vote- Voting Yes – Rubenacker, Anselment, Donelson, Kirsch, Maulding and Ewald. Motion carried.
Motion by Kirsch, second by Maulding to come out of executive session at Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Kirsch, Maulding, Anselment, Donelson, Rubenacker 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 Maulding, second by Anselment to approve the Family Medical Leave Act request from Raymond Riley. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.
Motion by Kirsch, second by Rubenacker to accept the letter of resignation from Jennifer Maulding as a part-time cashier effective at the end of the 2008-2009 school year. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.
Motion by Anselment, second by Kirsch to
approve the following volunteer assistant coaches for the 2009-2010 school
Motion by Donelson, second by Rubenacker to
employ Jerry Brock-Jones as a half-time band/music instructor at the
Motion by Anselment, second by Maulding to employ Jonathan Rush as a varsity assistant football coach for the 2009-2010 school year. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Anselment, Maulding, Donelson, Kirsch, Rubenacker and Ewald. Motion carried.
Motion by Donelson, second by Kirsch to re-employ Sharon Biggerstaff and Michelle Johnson as teachers aides, as needed, for the 2009-2010 school year. Roll Call Vote – Voting Yes – Donelson, Kirsch, Anselment, Maulding, Rubenacker and Ewald. Motion carried.
Motion by Anselment, second by Rubenacker
to authorize to advertise for the following positions as necessary for the
2009-2010 school year: Head Teachers at
Motion by Kirsch, second by Anselment to approve to keep executive session minutes from January-June, 2009 confidential due to the nature of the contents. Vote was taken by voice and motion carried.
Motion by Rubenacker second by Maulding to adjourn. Vote was taken by voice, motion carried and the meeting adjourned at