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August 13, 2018 Board Minutes

 

The Board of Education of the Lyons-Decatur School District No. 20 met in regular session on Monday, August 13, 2018 in the secondary library.  Present were, Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach, Preston and Administrator’s Hansen and Lecher. Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publishing notice in the Lyons Mirror-Sun designated method for giving notice.  Meeting notices were also posted at the Superintendent’s office and on the school website. Notice of the meeting was given in advance to all members and agenda was communicated in the notice to the board of this meeting. All proceedings hereinafter were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.  The open meeting laws are posted on the library door.

It was moved by Vlach, seconded by Brehmer to open the duly publicized meeting at 7:30 p.m.   Roll call. Present: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston.  

Acknowledgement of receipt of notice and agenda for the meeting was taken by roll call. Aye:  Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston. Nay: None.  

Superintendent’s Report: Mr. Hansen reported on new staff, Administrator Day’s, State Education Conference, and upcoming Budget Hearing/Special Meeting.

Principal’s Report:  Mr. Lecher reported on calendar events, student numbers and Administrator Day’s.

Building and Grounds/Transportation Report:  Preston reported on summer projects, installing PTAC units in the elementary girls and boys bathrooms, replaced glass in the high school art case and updating van fleet.

It was moved by Brehmer, seconded by Olson to approve the Consent Agenda items:

  1. Minutes from the July meeting.

  2. Treasurer’s Report.

  3. General Fund claims in the amount of $414,224.94.

  4. Depreciation Fund claim in the amount of $57,667.00.

  5. Special Building Fund claims in the amount of $13,794.00.

Roll Call.  Aye: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston.  Nay: None.

Old Business: Board Goals for 2018-19.

New Business:  General Fund transfers to Depreciation Fund, Student Fee Policy, updates to Classified Staff Handbook, discuss update to the 2018-19 School Board Policy and 2018-19 school budget.

It was moved by Bacon, seconded by Petersen to approve the updated 2018 Board Goals as presented. Roll Call.  Aye: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston. Nay: None.

 

It was moved by Christiansen, seconded by Vlach to approve the transfer from the General Fund to the Depreciation Fund in the amount of $100,00 with these funds earmarked for transportation. Roll Call.  Aye: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston. Nay: None.

It was moved by Anderson, seconded by Vlach to suspend the regular meeting and open the Student Fees Policy Hearing at 8:08 p.m. Roll Call.  Aye: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston. Nay: None.

It was moved by Vlach, seconded by Olson to close the Student Fees Policy Hearing and re-open the regular meeting at 8:11 p.m. Roll Call.  Aye: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston. Nay: None.

It was moved by Vlach, seconded by Christiansen to approve the Student Fees Policy #6702 with no changes for the 2018-19 school year. Roll Call.  Aye: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston. Nay: None.

It was moved by Vlach, seconded Bacon to approve the updates to the 18-19 Classified Staff Handbook as presented. Roll Call.  Aye: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston. Nay: None.

It was moved by Christiansen, seconded by Petersen to adjourn this meeting at 9:23 p.m. Roll Call.  Aye: Anderson, Archer, Bacon, Brehmer, Christiansen, Olson, Petersen, Vlach and Preston. Nay: None.