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Board Synopsis-May 20, 2020
Board Synopsis-May 20, 2020
Larry Maynard
Thursday, May 21, 2020

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of Oakwood CUSD #76 was held Wednesday, May 20, 2020, beginning at 5:30 PM in the District Unit Office & through “Google Meet” Platform (Covid-19). 

1. CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION / COMMENT
3. PRESENTATIONS
4. CONSENT AGENDA
4. 1. Approval of minutes from recent regular and special meetings, closed session meetings, hearings, and any board committees.
4. 2. Approval of bills payable and bills paid after last board meeting
4. 3. Approval of Imprest and Activity fund reports
4. 4. Approval of Treasurer Report
4. 5. Affirmed Resignations - Informational
4. 5. a. OGS - Nichole Jones - Kindergarten Teacher
4. 5. b. OJHS - Jeff Sheehan - 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
4. 5. c. OGS - Hailee Robbins - Second Grade Teacher.
5. REPORTS - Informational (Committee & Other Related Reports)
5. 1. Superintendent-Larry Maynard
5. 1. a. RFP  Submission -  AMERESCO
5. 1. b. First Midstate -  Current Bonds Update (Mr. David Pistorius)
5. 1. c. Transportation - Darla Fritz retirement
5. 1. d. School Calendar for 2020-21
5. 1. e. Schedule of Independent Audit with R. Leigh & Assoc.
5. 1. f. Cash Flow Analysis, Budget Draft, & Financial Projections
5. 1. f. 1) Tort/Liability Funds transfer to O & M Fund - Resolution Public Hearing June 24, 2020 at 5:15 pm.
5. 1. g. Finalize Summer Projects & Any Capital Projects
5. 1. h. Finalize Summer Custodial-Maintenance Work Hours (Pending COVID-19 Directives)
5. 1. i. HS Principal Transition & Vacancy Timeline for 2021-22
5. 1. j. PSIC Renewal Update
5. 1. k. Health Insurance Renewal Update in June
5. 1. l. OHS - Mrs. Dawn Lee - HS Counselor - End of the 2022-23 school year
5. 2. OHS Principal-Tim Lee
5. 3. OHS AP/AD-John Odle
5. 4. OJHS Principal-Anne Burton
5. 5. OGS Principal-Nicole Lapenas
5. 6. OGS AP/AD-Courtney Dudley
5. 7. Curriculum Coordinator-Michelle Kimbro
5. 7. a. Consolidated District Plan Review in June
5. 8. Technology Coordinator-Chris Richardson
5. 9. Transportation Director-Darla Fritz
5. 10. Head of Maintenance-John Siddens
6. OCEF REPORT
7. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUESTS
8. OAKWOOD UNIT 76 EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
8. 1. Response letter sent to OEA on April 22, 2020.
9. CLOSED SESSION – There was not a reason to enter into closed session.

10. BUSINESS ITEMS:
10. 1. Approved the Retirement Incentive of 6% for Mr. Tim Lee beginning with the 2020-21 school year.
10. 2. Approved Megan Shuman for the position of kindergarten teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
10. 3. Approved the employment of Lynn Anderson for District Mowing beginning June 1st through the summer.
10. 4. Approved the 2020-21 Student Handbook changes as presented for OGS and OJHS
10. 5. Approved Makenzie Gayler as Head Cheer Coach, and Matteson Lee will remain the Asst. Cheer Coach.
10. 6. Approved Brody Ivey, and Wesley Kibler as Wrestling Coach Volunteer Assistants.
10. 7. Approved AMERESCO the award of the RFP for lighting improvements & grants.
10. 8. Approved lunch / breakfast prices for 2020-21. There was no change from 2019-20.
10. 9. Approved the District calendar for 2020-21(Pending ISBE guidelines).
10. 10. Approved the employment of Josh Kimbro to assist district Technology cleaning and preparations as necessary during July/August.
10. 11. Approved Russ Leigh and Associates to provide the services of our annual audit in August not to exceed $6,400.
10. 12. Approved the intent to retire letter from Mrs. Dawn Lee at the end of the 2022-23 school year.
10. 13. Approved IESA 2020-2021 Membership and Activity Renewal.
11. BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSENT ACTION: (Routine)
11. 1. Appointed Beth Curry as Board Recording Secretary for FY'21
11. 2. Appointed Dinah Clingan as District Treasurer for FY'21.
11. 3. Authorized Depositories for District Funds: 1) Longview Bank in Ogden, IL; 2) First Farmers Bank & Trust in Oakwood, IL.
11. 4. Established the Regular Board of Education Meetings for FY'21 to be held on the Third Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm, at the District Office Conference Room.
11. 5. Appointed Miller, Tracy, Braun, and Funk as the District Legal Counsel for FY'21.
12. NO OTHER DISCUSSION
13. NEXT MEETING:  1) Public Hearing on Tort Fund Transfer on (4th) Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 5:15 p.m. 2) Regular Meeting on (4th) Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
14. ADJOURNMENT