March 26 2019

Special Education District

            Franklin and Jefferson Counties

 

Governing Board Minutes                                                                   March 26, 2019      

 

The Governing Board of the Special Education District of Franklin and Jefferson Counties met in regular session on Thursday, March 26, 2019.  The meeting was held at the Franklin-Jefferson Counties Special Education, Benton, Illinois.  Chairman Mark Minor called the meeting to order at 6:31p.m.  The recording secretary took roll and a quorum was established. Jason Henry presented Carroll Kelley’s proxy. Tammy McCollum presented Dennis Clark’s proxy. Kristen Ing presented Larry Webb’s proxy. Randy Domineck presented Joseph Dovers’s proxy. Mike Denault presented Jay Tate’s proxy. Aletta Lawrence presented Merle Hollman proxy. Shane Gordon presented Melissa Smith’s proxy The Listed Governing Board members were physically present.

 

Voting Members Present:

Leah Stallman #99

Lex Stewart, Benton #47

Tammy McCollum, Akin #91

Mark Minor, Benton #103                                

Melissa Carter, Thompsonville Unit #174

Kristin Ing, Ewing-Northern #115

Randy Domineck, Zeigler-Royalton #188

Jason Henry, Sesser-Valier #196

Steve Down, Rome Grade #2

Debra Meredith, Grand Prairie #6

Jamie McGehee, McClellan #12

Mike Denault, Summersville #79

Aletta Lawrence, Mt Vernon Grades #80

Shannon Walker, Bethel Grade #82

David Kassner. Mt. Vernon #201

Steve Danner, Woodlawn Unit #209

Shane Gordon, Bluford #318

 

Non-voting Guests:

 

District Administrative Staff:

Jera Pieper, Director, FJSPED #801

Lori McNeal, Bookkeeper, FJSPED #801

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the October 30, 2018 regular meeting and the minutes of the special meeting, December 13, 2018 were considered.  A motion was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Lex Stewart, to approve the minutes as presented. 

 

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

 

Financial Report:

The February 19, 2019 Financial Report was presented. A motion was made by Jason Henry, seconded by Kristin Ing, to approve the Financial Report as presented. A roll call vote was taken.

 

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Tammy McCollum, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Randy Domineck, Jason Henry, Steve Down, Debra Meredith, Jamie McGehee, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Shannon Walker, David Kassner, Steve Danner, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

New Business:

Personnel:

Employment Calendar:

A motion to approve the March 26, 2019 Employment Calendar, representing personnel action taken by the Executive Board at the November 20, 2018, December 13, 2018, January 15, 2019, February 19, 2019 and March 19, 2019, meetings as presented was made by Debra Meredith, seconded by Melissa Carter. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Tammy McCollum, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Randy Domineck, Jason Henry, Steve Down, Debra Meredith, Jamie McGehee, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Shannon Walker, David Kassner, Steve Danner, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

Employment Contract(s) and /or amendments for the Director of Special Education, Jera Pieper:

 

A motion to accept the contract for Director Pieper was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Kristin Ing. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Tammy McCollum, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Randy Domineck, Jason Henry, Steve Down, Debra Meredith, Jamie McGehee, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Shannon Walker, David Kassner, Steve Danner, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion to accept the amendment to Director Pieper’s contract was made by Lex Stewart, seconded by Melissa Carter. A roll call vote was taken.

 

Voting for the motion: Leah Stallman, Lex Stewart, Tammy McCollum, Mark Minor, Melissa Carter, Kristin Ing, Randy Domineck, Jason Henry, Steve Down, Debra Meredith, Jamie McGehee, Mike Denault, Aletta Lawrence, Shannon Walker, David Kassner, Steve Danner, Shane Gordon.

 

Voting against the motion: None

 

Motion carried.

 

 

Consent Calendar

Director Pieper presented the Consent Calendar authorizing:

  1. Grant Applications for the 2019-2020 School Year
  2. Budget for 2019-2020 FY 20
  3. Amended Budget for 2018-2019

 

A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Melissa Carter, seconded by Debra Meredith.

 

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

 

Other: None

 

Adjournment: At 6:42 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Kristin ing, seconded by

Melissa Carter.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mark Minor, Chairman                                              Melissa Carter, Secretary