July 17, 2018 Minutes

Special Education District

Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

                                            

Executive Board Minutes                                                                                                             July 17, 2018

 

The Executive Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The meeting was held at the Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, with Chairman, Dr. Jason Henry, presiding. Board members introduced themselves.  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:

Tammy McCollum, Akin #91                                                     Brock Harris, Thompsonville #174

Wayne Stone, Field #3                                                                  Ellie Rush, Waltonville #1

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196                                                  Aaron Mattox, Benton #103

Steve Smith, Benton Grade #47                                                   Chris McCann, Spring Garden #178

Mark Miller, Opdyke-Belle Rive #5                                            Aletta Lawrence, Mt. Vernon #80

Quent Hamilton, Zeigler-Royalton #188                                    Stuart Parks, Grand Prairie #6

Erik Estill, Rome #2                                                                                                  

Mike Denault, Summersville #79

Richard Towers, Christopher #99                                                

Craig Kujawa, Bethel #82                                                            

Dave Larkin, Woodlawn Unit #209

Tammy Beckham, McClellan #12

Sandra Kabat, Farrington #99

Jeff Fritchtnitch, Mt. Vernon #201

Shane Gordon, Blufod #318

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115(9:03)

 

                                                           

                                                           

Administrative Staff:                                                                  Guests:

Jera Pieper, Associate Director, FJSPED #801                           Dana Waggoner, Principal, Waltonville #1              

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801    

 

Consent Agenda:

Steve Smith moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included:

   (a) Approve the Minutes of Regular Meeting of June 19, 2018

   (b) Approve the Payment of Bills

   (c) Approve the Treasurer’s Report

   

Dave Larkin seconded the motion.   

 

Upon roll call being called the following vote was recorded: 

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Wayne Stone, Mark Miller, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion:  None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel:

               Hiring of Special Education Teacher:

A motion to hire Jessica Barthelme, Special Education Teacher, was made by Craig Kujawa, seconded by Jeff Fritchtnitch. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Wayne Stone, Mark Miller, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion:  None

 

Motion carried.

 

Consider Fellowship Agreement:

A motion to approve the fellowship agreement Between FJSPED #801 and Benay Walker was made by Richard Towers, Seconded by Erik Estill.  A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Wayne Stone, Mark Miller, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion:  None

 

Motion carried.

 

Professional Concerns:

A motion to approve the Board response to Professional Concerns was made by Dave Larkin, Seconded by Erik Estill.

 

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

 

Old Business:

 None

 

New Business:  

2018-2019 FJSPED Budget:

A motion to approve the proposed 2018-2019 budget was made by Steve Smith, seconded by

Kristin Ing. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Steve Smith, Tammy McCollum, Richard Towers, Quent Hamilton,

Jason Henry, Erik Estill, Wayne Stone, Mark Miller, Tammy Beckham, Mike Denault, Craig Kujawa, Sandra Kabat, Jeff Fritchtnitch, Dave Larkin, Shane Gordon, Kristin Ing.

 

Voting against the motion:  None

 

Motion carried.

 

Approve Executive Board Committees:

A motion to approve the proposed Executive Board Committees was accepted.

 

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

 

Consider status of closed session minutes and/or destruction of closed session verbatim record audio recordings:

               None at this time.

 

               Consider Governing Board Meeting date:

It was agreed that the next Governing Board meeting date would be August 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the FJSPED Central Office.

 

 

 

Director’s Report:

Jera Pieper reminded the Board that Brandon K. Wright will be presenting a short session on Legally Compliant uses of discipline, restraint, and time-out, free to member districts. An Initial CPI Training will be provided on August 1 and 2 in the FJSPED Conference Room.  Superintendents may contact Laura Langley to set up a CPI training if needed. The proposed Budget will be on display from 10:00 a.m. July 17th, 2018 to 6 p.m. August 24th, 2018.

 

 

 

Adjournment:

               At 9:16 a.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Dave Larkin, seconded by Steve Smith.

 

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

 

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

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Jason Henry, Chairman                                                  Richard Towers, Secretary