Rock Island Milan School District 41 board meets to hear requests
The Rock Island Milan School District 41 board of education met at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27.
"The Rock Island-Milan Board of Education consists of seven community members chosen by school district voters on a non-partisan ballot. Board members are volunteers receive no compensation for their service."
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the Rock Island Milan School District 41 board of education:
ROCK ISLAND-MILAN SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 41
Board of Education Regular meeting
Rock Island High School Library
TUESDAY, September 27, 2016 6:00 P.M.
A. Call to Order and Roll Call
B. Pledge of Allegiance
C. Approval of Board of Education Minutes... Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the minutes of the regular meeting of September 13, 2016 including executive session minutes to remain confidential.
II. Special Items
A. Seating of Student Board Members
The Board of Education will formally seat newly elected student members
Donell Clark, Man Lun, and Jada Veasey.
B. 2016-17 Budget Hearing
The Board of Education will conduct a public hearing on the 2016-17 budget.
A. Board Members
? Voting Members
? Student Members
C. RIEA President
A. Requests from persons wishing to speak on certain agenda items will be called upon at the appropriate time.
B. Citizens wishing to address the Board of Education on items not on the agenda.
Comments should be limited to three (3) minutes. (Matters regarding specific employees or students are of a confidential nature and will not be heard in open session.)
V. Action on Routine Matters
A. Approval of Additions and/or Deletions
B. Approval of Agenda
C. Blanket Motion
Opportunity will be given for the selection of items that need no discussion to be approved at the appropriate time on the agenda. The following items are recommended for the Blanket Motion:
VII. A. App. for Recognition of Schools VIII. B. Bills for Payment
VII. B. September Fund Raisers IX. A. Non-Certified Appointments
School Improvement Plan Reports... Action
Principals John Frieden (Denkmann), Dan Coyne-Logan (Earl Hanson), Dennis Weiss (Eugene Field), Lance Clark (Frances Willard), Dave Knuckey (Longfellow), Joey Di lulio (Ridgewood), Tia Edwards (Rock Island Academy), Amy Schelker (Rock Island Center for Math and Science), Mike Nitzel (Thomas Jefferson), Christi Thigpen (Edison), Kristin Allen (Washington), Eric Moore (Rock Island High School), and Phil Ambrose (Thurgood
Marshall Learning Center) will present their School improvement Plans. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the plans as presented.
A. Applications for Recognition of Schools... Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the applications for recognition of schools for all schools in the Rock Island-Milan School District.
A sample application is provide in the background information.
B. September Fund Raiser Requests... Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the September Fund Raiser requests.
A. 2016-17 Budget Adoption... Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education adopt the 2016-17 budget as presented.
B. Bills for Payment... Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education authorize Bills for Payment dated September 15, 2016 in the amount of $2,655,133.48.
A. Non-Certified Appointments... Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the non-certified appointments of Kathryn Rosato and Ellery Stewart.
B. Non-Certified Resignation... Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the non-certified resignation of Kayla Waters.
C. AFSCME Contract... Action
It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the American
Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) contract for a four year period (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2020).
D. Administrators’ Salary Compensation Report... Information
Mr. Egan Colbrese will present the 2015-16 Administrators’ Salary Compensation Report.
E. EIS Administrator and Teacher Salary and Benefits Report... Information
Mr. Egan Colbrese will present the 2016 Employment Information System (EIS) Administrator and Teacher Salary and Benefits Report.
F. IMRF Salary >$75,000 Compensation Report... Information
Mr. Egan Colbrese will present the 2016-17 Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Salary >$75,000 Compensation Report.
X. Executive Session
It is recommended that the Board of Education move to executive session to discuss negotiations and the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of 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 ILCS 120/2(c) (1). Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5 ILCS 120/2(c) (2).