January 15 2019

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

                                            

Executive Board Minutes                                                                                                January 15, 2019

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.  The meeting was held at Kingdom Seed Ministries, 118 S. Ninth Street, Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.  Roll call was taken by the recording secretary, and a quorum was established. All listed Executive Board members were physically present.

 

Executive Board Present:                                                           Executive Board Absent:

Erik Estill, Rome #2                                                                      Tammy McCollum, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton #103                                                         Mike Green, Waltonville #1

Richard Towers, Christopher #99                                                                 Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174                      Steve Smith, Benton #47                                                             Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6                                                      Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196                                                  Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82                                                              Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5              

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188                                                  

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80                                                                             

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209                                                                                                                    Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12

Dana Wagoner, Farrington #99

Mike Denault, Summersville #79

Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201

Shane Gordon, Bluford #318

                                                                                                                         

Administrative Staff:                                                                  Guests:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801                                            

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801                                

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801                                                                                              

 

Consent Agenda:

Aaron Mattox moved to approve the Consent Agenda. The items assigned to the Consent Agenda were as follows:

 

   (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 13, 2018

   (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

   (c) Approve the Treasurer’s Report

 

Steve Smith seconded the Motion.  Upon roll call the following vote was recorded: 

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Wagoner, Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Shane Gordon, Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion:  None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Personnel: 

               Hiring of Educational Tech:

A motion to hire Courtney Rudloff as an Educational Tech was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Stuart Parks. A roll call vote was taken:

 

Voting for the Motion: Dave Larkin, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill,

Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dana Wagoner, Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Shane Gordon, Stuart Parks.

 

Voting against the Motion:  None

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

 

Old Business:

 None

 

New Business:

Consider Status of Closed Session Minutes and /or Destruction of Closed Session Verbatim Record Audio Recordings:

None to discuss

 

Consider FJSPED Staff to conduct Child Find Screenings:

It was agreed upon that FJSPED staff would be used to conduct Child Find Screenings.

 

Consider date for March Governing Board Meeting:

After a brief discussion of possible dates, Chairman Henry set the Governing Board meeting for

March 26, 2019 at the FJSPED office.

 

Director’s Report:

Jera Pieper briefly described a change in iStar that will require Administrators to Certify District data. More information will be presented as it becomes available. 

 

Other: 

Chairman Henry thanked all the Superintendents for responding to the Performance review on Director Pieper.

 

Adjournment:

At 9:07 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Craig Kujawa.

 

               The motion carried with a voice vote of all ayes with nays being none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    Jason Henry, Chairman                                             Richard Towers, Secretary