March 19 2019

 

Special Education District

 Franklin and Jefferson Counties          

 

 

 Executive Board Minutes                                                                                                      March 19, 2019

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The meeting was held in a meeting room at Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, IL. Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Roll 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:

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196                                                  Gina Ilbery, Field #3

Richard Towers, Christopher #99                                                 Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6             Steve Smith, Benton Grade #47                                                   Tammy McCollum, Akin #91

Aaron Mattox, Benton High #103                                                Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115                  Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12                                                Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Shane Gordon, Bluford Unit #318                                                Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174

Dana Waggoner, Farrington #99                                                  Mark Miller Opdyke-Belle Rive #5      Mike Denault, Summersville #79                                                 Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80                                               

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Mike Green, Waltonville #1

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82

Jeff Fritchnitch, Mt. Vernon #201

Erik Estill, Rome #2

 

                                                             

Administrative Staff:                                                                  Guests:                              

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801                                                           Ron Daniels, ROE #13

Andrea Kelley, Treasurer, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801    

 

Consent Agenda:

Erik Estill moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

 

   (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of February 19, 2019

   (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

   (c) Approve the Treasurer’s Report

   (d) Approve resolution Application for IDEA Grant Extension

   (e) Approve Infinitec Assistive Technology Coalition Membership Renewal

   (f) Approve Agreement with Mt. Vernon City Schools #80 and Head Start

   (g) Approve the agreement with ROE #13 Pre-K

    

Steve Smith seconded the Motion. Dr. Henry called for any discussion.  There was no further discussion. Dr. Henry called for a voice vote. Upon roll being called the following vote was recorded: 

 

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

Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchnitch, Dana Waggoner, Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Shane Gordon, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

 

Personnel:          

Hiring of Physical Therapy Assistant:

A motion to hire Kristi Kniffen as a Physical Therapist Assistant was made by Quent Hamilton, seconded by Aaron Mattox. A roll call vote was taken.

 

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

Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchnitch, Dana Waggoner, Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Shane Gordon, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

Old Business:    

None

              

New Business:   

Consider SDS Software License Agreement:

A motion to approve the license agreement with SDS Software for payroll was made by

Craig Kujawa, seconded by Jeff Fritchnitch. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the Motion: Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Erik Estill, Quent Hamilton, Jason Henry, Aaron Mattox, Aletta Lawrence, Jeff Fritchnitch, Dana Waggoner, Richard Towers, Steve Smith, Shane Gordon, Mike Green.

 

Voting against the Motion: None

 

Motion Carried.

 

               Extended School Year Services:

A motion to authorize Director Pieper to employ personnel to conduct extended school year services for summer 2019 was made by Aletta Lawrence, seconded by Tammy Beckham.

 

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

 

Director’s Report:

Director Pieper reminded the Board of Timely, Meaningful Consultation that would be conducted on behalf of the Member Districts at the FJSPED Office in Benton on April 11, 2019 at 9:00. The FJSPED office staff will continue contacting each District for names of Home Schooled or Privately Placed students that are or may be eligible for special education services. 

              

Other:

Dr. Henry reminded the Board of the Governing Board meeting scheduled for March 26, 2019 at 6:30 at the FJSPED office.

 

Adjournment:

At 9:08 a.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Aaron Mattox, seconded by Quent Hamilton

 

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

 

 

 

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Dr. Jason Henry, Chairman                                                           Richard Towers, Secretary