Bond County Community Unit School District 2 Board of Education met June 17.
Here is the minutes provided by the board:
Board President Edmar Schreiber called the meeting to order at 5:13 p.m.
Those present were board members Schreiber, Wall, Workman, and Zeeb. Others present were Superintendent Wes Olson, Transportation Director Sean Traylor, and Board Secretary Emily Laesch.
Board members Prater and Sidwell were absent.
There was no public comment.
FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION REPORT
Dr. Olson shared information with the Board concerning the summer projects that are tol that are taking place. The High School track project is nearly finished. The resurfacing has been completed and the only step left is the striping of lanes. A bid request advertisement to renovate the Men's restroom in the high school lobby was to be published in the next two editions of the Advocate with the bid opening on June 26th at 2:00 p.m. This projects falls under the 10-year Health Life Safety plan. The Board may consider accepting a bid at the next regular school board meeting. An update on the Early Childhood Center was given. Due to unforeseen damage to the side bracing of the building, the Board may consider to approve Building Perlin & Bracing Work to be added to the project. Thanks to the hard work and fundraising efforts of Sorento School, enough funds have been collected to order the new playground equipment to be installed for next year. The Board was given information regarding the project and may elect to approve it at the next board meeting. New bus lease-to purchase information was presented. Mr. Traylor was present to answer questions. Due to his experience and the need for extra parts, Mr. Traylor recommends leasing or purchasing Freightliner buses in the future. The Board may consider the possibility of leasing/purchasing one or two buses at the next board meeting.
REVIEW OF BILLS AND FINANCE REPORT
The Board reviewed the bills to date for the month of June, 2019, and the Finance Report for the month of May, 2019. Dr. Olson brought the Board's attention to the Finance Activity Look-Back report to show the improvement the District has made in its financial stability over the last five years. He shared that the Final FY19 Amended Budget will be discussed during the Budget Hearing and will be considered for approval later during the regular meeting. In addition, the Board may also consider approving a spending resolution that will allow the District to pay bills and make purchases for the 2020 fiscal year prior to the adoption of the FY20 Budget.
EXECUTIVE SESSION Motion by Wall, second by Zeeb, that the board of education enter into
executive meeting at 6:16 p.m. to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the District or legal counsel for the District, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee or against legal counsel for the District
to determine its validity; collective negotiating matters between the District and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees; and the selection of a person to fill a public office, including a vacancy in a public office, when the District is given power to appoint under law or ordinance, or the discipline, performance or removal of the occupant under law or ordinance. Roll call vote: Schreiber, yes; Wall, yes; Workman, yes; Zeeb, yes. Motion carried 4
Motion by Wall, second by Zeeb, that the board of education return to open session at 6:43 p.m. Roll call vote: Schreiber, yes; Wall, yes; Workman, yes; Zeeb, yes. Motion carried 4-0.
Motion by Wall, second by Workman, that the meeting be adjourned at 6:44 p.m. Voice vote. Motion carried 4-0.