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Bement Community Unit School District 5 Board of Education met July 24

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 14, 2019

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Bement Community Unit School District 5 Board of Education met July 24.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The special meeting of the Bement Community Unit School District 5 Board of Education was held Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in the cafeteria. The meeting was called to order by board president Todd Scott at 6:00 p.m.

Board members present were Trixie Stoerger-Flavin, Todd Scott, Janice Fogerson, Denise Strack, Jeff Funk and Layna Somers. Kyle Rogers was absent.

Monica Hall, the physical education/health teaching candidate spoke to the board regarding her educational experience and background.

A motion was made by Somers and seconded by Funk that the board adjourn to closed session at 6:13 p.m. to discuss teaching/staff assignments for the 2019-2020 school year, the employment, performance, appointment and compensation of specific employees and employee resignations. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Fogerson and seconded by Stoerger-Flavin that the board return to open session at 7:15 p.m. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Scott and seconded by Stoerger-Flavin that the board approve the resolution to abate $60,000 from the Working Cash Fund to the Transportation Fund. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Strack and seconded by Funk that the board accept the resignation of Shelly Ellis as elementary teacher. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Stoerger-Flavin and seconded by Somers that the board accept the resignation of Lizzy White as elementary teacher. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Somers and seconded by Funk that the board approve the hiring of Katey Custer as a 2nd grade teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Scott and seconded by Somers that the board approve the hiring of Heather Eston as a special education teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Strack and seconded by Scott that the board approve the hiring of Lauren Pennell as a 4th grade teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Funk and seconded by Stoerger-Flavin that the board approve the hiring of Kym Bentley as a paraprofessional for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

A motion was made by Scott and seconded by Stoerger-Flavin that the board approve the hiring of Monica Hall as a physical education/health teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

Dr. Greenwood and Mr. Kepley spoke to the board regarding the proposed middle school and high school cross country cooperative agreement with Cerro Gordo. Dr. Greenwood and Mr. Kepley told the board that an agreement had been reached with the Cerro Gordo representatives regarding the agreement. Bement would pay 100% of the costs. Cerro Gordo would only be responsible for the transportation costs for their athletes. After the agreement was drawn up and sent to Cerro Gordo they changed their mind and decided to start their own program.

A motion was made by Somers and seconded by Fogerson that the board adjourn at 7:27 p.m. Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.

https://www.bement.k12.il.us/vimages/shared/vnews/stories/53da737eccd7c/7-24-19%20SPECIAL%20BOARD%20MINUTES.pdf

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