Waterloo Community Unit School District No. 5 Board of Education met March 16.
Here is the agenda provided by the board:
I. Roll Call, Opening Comments.
II. Executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity. [5 ILCS120/2(c)(1)]
III. Pledge of Allegiance, Comments.
IV. Consent Agenda.
A. Consideration to approve the minutes of the February 24, 2020 regular board meeting.
B. Consideration to approve the executive session minutes of the February 24, 2020 regular board meeting.
C. Consideration to approve the renewal of District membership in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA), and the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association (SIJHSAA), for the 2020-2021 school year.
D. Consideration to employ Karl Probst as a part-time (3-hour) cafeteria worker, for the 2019/2020 school year, effective February 25, 2020.
E. Consideration to accept a letter of resignation, dated March 11, 2020, from Brett Brown, custodian, effective immediately.
F. Consideration to accept a letter of retirement, dated March 3, 2020, from Brenda Keeling, custodian, effective August 5, 2020.
G. Consideration to accept an irrevocable letter of retirement, dated February 28, 2020, from Melanie Ryterski in accordance with the contract Agreement Between the Board of Education of Waterloo Community Unit School District No. 5 and the Waterloo Classroom Teachers' Association (W.C.T.A.), as stated in Article IX, Section 9.10, Severance Incentive, effective at the end of the 2023-2024 school year.
V. Motion to accept the treasurer's report, student activity reports, and to authorize investments.
VI. Motion to approve the bills.
VII. Public Participation.
VIII. Reports of Committees, Directors, Coordinators, and Administrators. A. Committee/Board Representatives.
1. FOIA Requests
C. Building Administrators.
IX. Old Business.
A. Consideration to approve the district student textbook rental, student fees, and student cafeteria prices, effective for the 2020-2021 school year.
B. Consideration to approve the extra-duty assignments, effective for the 2020-2021 school year as per recommendation from the District Athletic Director, Mitch North, and administration.
X. New Business.
A. Consideration to approve one-year contracts for Marla Byrd, Business/Office Manager- Executive Secretary; Nicholas Hergenroeder, District Technology Supervisor; Ruth Mason, Director of Cafeterias; and David Robertson, District Computer Technician, effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, with salaries to be set.
B. Consideration to extend three-year contracts to Lori Costello, High School Principal; Nicholas Schwartz, Junior High School Principal; Jessica Washausen, Gardner Elementary Principal; Brian Smith, Rogers Elementary Principal; Alan Guehne, Assistant High School Principal; Christine Osterhage, Assistant High School Principal; Amber Cruser, Assistant Junior High School Principal; Johnathan Schmieg, District Curriculum Coordinator; and Julie Bender, District Special Education Coordinator, with salaries to be set.
C. Consideration to employ one full-time special education resource teacher, for the 2020- 2021 school year, effective August 11, 2020, contingent upon the results of a background check and TB test.
D. Consideration to employ teachers, for the 2020-2021 school year, effective August 11, 2020, contingent upon the results of a background check and TB test.
E. Consideration to approve an easement requested by HTC (Harrisonville Telephone Company) at 420 North Rogers Street.
XI. Motion to adjourn.