REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Monday, May 19, 2014
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President Terry McKeown called the regular meeting of the Board of Education in Bloomingdale Elementary School District 13 to order on Monday, May 19, 2014 in the District Office, 164 S. Euclid Ave., Bloomingdale at 7:01 p.m.

Roll Call
Present: Mrs. Diane Birkley, Mrs. Fina Klco, Mr. Cary Moreth, Ms. Tamara Peterson, Mrs. Linda Wojcicki, Mr. Terry McKeown

Absent: Mrs. Susan Lancaster

Others Present: Dr. Jon Bartelt, Dr. Evonne Waugh, Al Sparks, Karen Petelle, Heidi Weeks, Sheila Zagotta, Patti Edwards, Adam Parisi, Stefan Larsson, Sue Noren, Susanne Stankoskey, Dr. Betsy Niemiec, Lisa Paoletti, Justine Albig, Heather Miller, Anna Lisa Borsellino, Stacy Johnston, Mark Dwyer, Megan Jensen, Carol Ehrhardt, Tina Piemonte, Patrick Haugens, Annette Griffith, Kathy Ogden

Public Hearing
A motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mr. Moreth to open the hearing for public comments on the proposed amended FY2014 budget.  Voice Vote:  all ayes

As no one from the audience chose to comment, a motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Birkley to close the hearing.  Voice Vote:  all ayes

Consent Agenda
A motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to approve the items in the Consent Agenda which included Minutes from the Regular Meeting held 4-28-14; the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund in the amount of $162,031.82, the Operations and Maintenance Fund in the amount of $158,548.49, the Transportation Fund in the amount of $65,656.22, Payroll (5-10-14) in the amount of $406, 019.32 as shown in F.D. 5/19/14-1; the Fund Balance Report as shown in F.D. 5/19/14-2; the Balance Sheet as shown in F.D. 5/19/14-3; the Revenue Report as shown in F.D. 5/19/14-4; the Expenditure Report as shown in F.D. 5/19/14-5; the Activity Report as shown in F.D. 5/19/14-6; a Re-hire for Ryan Baird as full-time summer worker effective 5-19-14 for a salary of $10.50/hr., Ted Gernand as a full-time summer worker effective 6-2-19 for a salary of $10.00/hr., Nick Salloum as a full-time summer worker effective 5-19-14 for a salary of $9.75/hr., Marco Parducci as a full-time summer worker effective 5-19-14 for a salary of $10.50/hr., Greg Rzemieniecki as a full-time summer worker effective 6-2-14 for a salary of $10.50/hr., Rich Baldacci as a full-time summer worker effective 6-2-14 for a salary of $10.50/hr.; a Change in Position for Justine Albig from a 5th grade teacher at Erickson to a special ed teacher at Erickson effective 8-18-14; a Sick Leave for Barbara Jenny for a term 5-7-14 thru 5-19-14; a summer Extra Duty Proposal; FY15 Extra Duty Proposals.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Peterson, Wojcicki, Birkley, Klco, Moreth, McKeown
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Superintendent’s Report
Representatives from each school improvement team gave their annual presentations to the Board. Each presentation proudly demonstrated the accomplishments, goals, and improvement in student assessment results.  Congratulations and thanks went to each team!

Board Reports and Requests

Board "Salutes"
The following people received a “salute” from one or more board members and/or the superintendent/assistant superintendent for their contributions to the Bloomingdale School District 13 community:

Approval of the Amended FY2014 Budget (F.D. 5/19/14-7)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mr. Moreth to adopt the 2013-2014 amended budget as presented, and authorize its members to sign the appropriate form for the State Board of Education,

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Moreth, Birkley, Klco, Peterson, McKeown
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Treasurer’s Bond (F.D. 5/19/14-8)
A motion was made by Mr. Moreth and seconded by Mrs. Birkley to approve the naming of Adam Parisi as school treasurer and authorize the Board President and Secretary to sign the required affirmation form for the DuPage ROE.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Moreth, Birkley, Klco, Peterson, Wojcicki, McKeown
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Resolution for Approval of Sale of Real Estate (F.D. 5/19/14-9)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Klco to approve the Resolution for the Approval of the Sale of Real Estate as presented.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Klco, Birkley, Moreth, Peterson, McKeown
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Resolution Establishing Depository of School Funds (F.D. 5/19/14-10)
A motion was made by Mrs. Klco and seconded by Ms. Peterson to approve the establishment of depository of school funds as outlined in the resolution, and authorize its officers to sign said resolution.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Klco, Peterson, Birkley, Moreth, Wojcicki, McKeown
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Resolution to Give Authority to Designated Personnel for the Purpose of Assigning Funds (F.D. 5/19/14-11)
A motion was made by Mr. Moreth and seconded by Mrs. Klco to approve the resolution giving authority to designated personnel to assign district funds, and authorize its officers to sign said resolution.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Moreth, Klco, Birkley, Peterson, Wojcicki, McKeown
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Approve Final Amended 2013-2014 School Calendar (F.D. 5/19/14-12)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Ms. Peterson to approve the final amended 2013-2014 school calendar as presented.  Voice Vote:  all ayes

IASB Membership Renewal  (F.D. 5/19/14-13)
A motion was made by Mr. Moreth and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to approve renewal of the Board’s membership in the Illinois Association of School Boards for the coming year.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Moreth, Wojcicki, Birkley, Klco, Peterson, McKeown
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Review FY15 Budget for Funds 2, 3, 4, 7, and 8
The Board reviewed the proposed FY15 budget for the Operations & Maintenance Fund, Bond & Interest Fund, Transportation Fund, Working Cash Fund, and Tort Liability Fund. (Education and Retirement Funds will be presented in June.)  While it is the District’s intent to present a balanced budget, Mr. Parisi did cite concerns for one of the “tightest” budget years in our history.  This is due, in part, to a possible decrease in state funding of approximately $575,000.

2014 IASB Conference Planning
Dr. Bartelt polled board members regarding their ability to attend this year’s school board conference in Chicago, November 21-23.  Members that were present all indicated their intent to attend.

Strategic Plan Initiatives Update
Dr. Bartelt shared amendments to the Strategic Plan Initiatives.  Timelines for some of the initiatives were extended one to two years, bringing the plan’s duration to 2018.  It was decided that Dr. Bartelt will begin preparations for the formation of focus groups to discuss specific initiatives.

Administrative Salary Recommendations for FY15
Dr. Bartelt shared proposed salaries for all administrators for the 2014-2015 school year.

Educational Support Personnel Salaries for FY15
Dr. Bartelt shared proposed salaries for educational support personnel for the 2014-2015 school year.  As is the case for administrative salaries, Dr. Bartelt is recommending a 4% increase for this classified group.

Topics for Future Agendas
At the request of Mr. Moreth, Dr. Bartelt will add a discussion item to the agenda on the Common Core for the June board meeting.

Other
The Board discussed plans to gather data for Dr. Bartelt’s evaluation.

For Information
Informational items included:

Closed Session
A closed session was not required.

Adjournment
A motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to adjourn the meeting.  Voice Vote:  all ayes

The meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

Terry McKeown, President
Linda Wojcicki, Secretary