OBLONG COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL

DISTRICT #4

September 21, 2009

 

 

            The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Oblong Community Unit School District #4 was held on September 21, 2009 in the Elementary Library.  The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by President Poehler with the following physically present:  Bailey, Pinkston, Sparks, Higgins, Musgrave, Pusey, and Poehler,

 

Recognition & Comments – none

 

            Motion by Pinkston and seconded by Higgins to adopt consent agenda items as presented.   Roll call vote: Bailey – yea, Pinkston - yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins - yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler - yea.  Consent Agenda items:  To approve regular, special, and closed session minutes of August, 2009; financial report of August, 2009; payment of September 2009 board bills, and Annual Report of Recognition.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Bailey and seconded by Musgrave to approve the 2009-2010 District Budget as presented.   Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            The Administrative Salary Compensation Report for 2009-2010 school year was presented and will be posted on the school website.

 

            Motion by Pusey and seconded by Higgins to authorize the Superintendent to advertise the sale of two buses:  a 1990 GMC 59 passenger and a 1991 Chevrolet Thomas 59 passenger.  Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried

 

            Motion by Poehler and seconded by Sparks to tentatively approve the first reading of the Special Education Procedures.  Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Pusey and seconded by Bailey to approve FCCLA request to attend the Illinois FCCLA Peer Education and Leadership Training Seminar on October 4-5, 2009 in Springfield, IL. as presented.  Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea,  Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Poehler and seconded by Sparks to approve FFA request to attend the National FFA Conference in Indianapolis, IN October 21-24, 2009 as presented.  Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – nay, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Sparks and seconded by Bailey to approve Mr. TravisŐs request to apply for an agricultural supplemental grant from the Illinois State Board of Education for a welding lab.  Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

 

            Motion by Pusey and seconded by Pinkston to go into closed session at 8:46 PM to consider information regarding appointment, employment, or dismissal of an employee.  Roll call vote:   Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Pusey and seconded by Sparks to return to open session at 9:46 p.m. Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea,  Sparks – yea,  Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Sparks and seconded by Musgrave to approve closed session minutes of 9/21/09.  Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea,  Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Poehler and seconded by Bailey to hire Ruth Beckes as a personal aide for a High School student.  Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Musgrave and seconded by Pinkston to approve Joe Wuchter as a volunteer assistant High School Volleyball coach.  Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea, Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea.  Motion carried.

 

            Motion by Sparks and seconded by Pusey to adjourn at 9:48 p.m. Roll call vote:  Bailey – yea, Pinkston – yea, Sparks – yea,  Higgins – yea, Musgrave – yea, Pusey – yea, Poehler – yea. Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPROVED: _________________________    ___________________________

                          President                                            Secretary