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Steeleville Community Unit School District 138 Board met April 25

By South West Illinois News Reports | Jun 19, 2019


Steeleville Community Unit School District 138 Board met April 25.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

Roll Call of Members: Lisa Ernsting Present

Fred Frederking Present

Jim Mevert Present

Tim Mitchell Present

Lisa Lowry-Rohlfing Absent

Rick Smith Present

Korey Bockhorn Present

Others Present: Stephanie Mulholland, Jennifer Haertling, Alinda Jeffers, Amy Young and Kylie Mueller.

1. Fred Frederking moved to approve the minutes from April 15, 2019, meeting. Jim Mevert seconded the motion.

A Roll Call vote was taken: Frederking – Aye; Mevert – Aye; Ernsting – Aye; Mitchell – Aye; Lowry-Rohlfing – Absent; Smith – Ayes; Bockhorn – Aye.

Motion Carried: 6 – Aye, 0 – Nay, 1 – Absent

2. WHEREAS, the canvas provided by Melanie L. Johnson, Randolph County Clerk, showed the following results according to the way the candidates’ names appeared on the ballot:

FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

TO SERVE A FULL 4-YEAR TERM

(Vote for 4)

Timothy P. Mitchell 123

Lisa Ernsting 133

Alinda Jeffers 112

Amy Young 12

THEREFORE, from the results of the election held on April 2, 2019, the Board of Education of Steeleville Community Unit District No. 138, Randolph County, Illinois, herby proclaims and declares Lisa Ernsting, Timothy P. Mitchell, Alinda Jeffers and Amy Young to be duly elected members of the Board of Education of Steeleville Community Unit District No. 138, for a term of four years. Motion made by Jim Mevert, seconded by Fred Frederking to accept the Canvas,

Filing Certificates and Abstract of Votes from Melanie L. Johnson, Randolph County Clerk, as submitted to the voters at the April 2, 2019 consolidated election.

Upon Roll Call Vote: Mevert – Aye; Frederking – Aye; Ernsting – Aye; Mitchell – Aye; LowryRohlfing – Absent; Smith – Aye; Bockhorn – Aye.

Motion Carried: 6 – Aye, 0 – Nay, 1 - Absent

3. Lisa Ernsting moved to appoint Tim Mitchell as President Pro Tem. Jim Mevert seconded the motion.

Upon Voice Vote, Motion Carried: 6 –Aye, 0 – Nay, 1 – Absent

4. Roll Call of Newly Elected Board of Education:

Lisa Ernsting Present

Fred Frederking Present

Alinda Jeffers Present

Jim Mevert Present

Tim Mitchell Present

Rick Smith Present

Amy Young Present

Others Present: Stephanie Mulholland, Jennifer Haertling, Korey Bockhorn and Kylie Mueller.

5. The Oath of Office was administered by the President Pro tem and was recited by all Board Members.

6. President Pro Tem, Tim Mitchell, called for nominations for the office of President of the Board of Education. Member, Lisa Ernsting, nominated Tim Mitchell for President. Having no other nominations, President Pro Tem, Tim Mitchell declared Tim Mitchell elected President by acclamation and directed the Board Secretary to so record in the minutes.

7. President Tim Mitchell called for nominations for Vice President. Member Rick Smith nominated Fred Frederking for Vice President. Have no other nominations, President Tim Mitchell declared Fred Frederking elected Vice President by acclamation and directed the Board Secretary to so record in the minutes.

8. President Tim Mitchell called for nominations for Secretary. Member Fred Frederking nominated Rick Smith for Secretary. Having no other nominations, President Tim Mitchell declared Rick Smith elected Secretary by acclamation and directed the Board Secretary to so record in the minutes.

9. Rick Smith moved to set regular meetings of the Board of Education on the third Monday of each month. Meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. in Room 8, Steeleville High School, 701 South Sparta St., Steeleville, IL. Lisa Ernsting seconded the motion.

Upon Voice Vote: Motion Carried: 7 – Aye; 0 – Nay; 0 – Absent

10. The Board recognized departing board members Korey Bockhorn and Lisa Lowry-Rohlfing for their 8 years of service to the Steeleville Board of Education.

11. Jim Mevert moved to approve a work plan for school improvement. The plan is a requirement for the School Improvement 1003a Title I grant that the Grade School has been awarded. Rick Smith, seconded the motion.

A Roll Call vote was taken: Mevert – Aye; Smith – Aye; Ernsting – Aye; Frederking – Aye; Jeffers – Aye; Young – Aye; Mitchell – Aye.

Motion Carried: 7 – Aye, 0 – Nay, 0 – Absent

12. Rick Smith moved to employ Nicholas Gibson as the High School Social Studies Teacher. Lisa Ernsting, seconded the motion.

A Roll Call vote was taken: Smith – Aye; Ernsting – Aye; Frederking – Aye; Mevert – Aye; Jeffers – Aye; Young – Aye; Mitchell – Aye.

Motion Carried: 7 – Aye, 0 – Nay, 0 – Absent

13. Alinda Jeffers moved to accept the resignation of John Hicks as Junior High Science Teacher. Jim Mevert seconded the motion.

A Roll Call vote was taken: Jeffers – Aye; Mevert – Aye; Ernsting – Aye; Frederking – Aye; Smith – Aye; Young – Aye; Mitchell – Aye.

Motion Carried: 7 – Aye, 0 – Nay, 0 – Absent

14. Informational Items:

A. The new board members will need to find a mutually agreeable date to hold a new board member orientation. The orientation should not last more than two hours.

B. Each new board member must complete board member training that covers, minimally, the Open Meetings Act, Board functions, and Board member responsibilities. The Regional Office of Education has a training planned for May 14th. The location and start time had not been determined yet.

Rick Smith moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:29 p.m. Jim Mevert seconded the motion.

A voice vote was taken: 7 – Aye, 0 – Nay, 0 – Absent

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