REGULAR SESSION SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Monday, January 12, 2004
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President Donald Litchfield called the regular meeting of the Board of Education of Bloomingdale Elementary District 13 to order on Monday, January 12, 2004 in the district office at 7:36 p.m.

Roll Call
Present: Mrs. Patricia Bach, Mr. Tom Hong, Mrs. Mary Ellen Johnson, Mr. Terence McKeown, Ms. Tamara Peterson, Mrs. Linda Wojcicki, Dr. Donald Litchfield

Absent: None

Others Present: Dr. Kim Perkins, Dr. Janice Caruso, Mrs. Donna Marino, Mrs. Patricia Meyer, Mrs. Kathy Ogden

Consent Agenda
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Bach to approve the items shown in the Consent Agenda to include the Regular and Closed Session Minutes from the 12-8-03 meeting; the Regular and Closed Session Minutes from the 1-6-04 Board Retreat; the approval of Bills in the Education Fund for $279,684.57; Operations and Maintenance Fund for $41,772.77; the Transportation Fund for $8,122.66; Payroll (12-10-03) for $370,119.39, (12-19-03) for $338,534.85, (1-9-94) for $362,245.87 as shown in F.D. 1/12/04-1, the Fund Balance Report as shown in F.D. 1/12/04-2, the Revenue Report as shown in F.D. 1/12/04-3, the Expenditure Report as shown in F.D. 1/12/04-4, the November Activity Report as shown in F.D. 1/12/04-5; the employment of Kyra Bremer, as an Instructional Aide at DuJardin School effective 1-5-04 for a salary of $10.20 per hour and Carol Rushton, as a Level I Secretary effective 1-5-04 for a salary of $22,00.00 per year.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Bach, Hong, Johnson, McKeown, Peterson, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 7– 0

Superintendent's Report

Board Reports and Requests

NDSEC Lease Agreement (F.D. 1/12/04-6)
A motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mr. Hong to approve the 2004-2005 NDSEC Lease Agreement as shown in F.D. 1/12/04-6. Voice Vote: all ayes

This lease agreement covers the rental of three District 13 special education classrooms – two at DuJardin and one at Westfield at a rate of $11,700.00 per room.

Closed Session Minutes (F.D. 1/12/04-7)
A motion was made by Mrs. Johnson and seconded by Mr. McKeown to keep the minutes of the existing closed sessions confidential for another six months at least as shown in F.D. 1/12/04-7. Voice Vote: all ayes

Other
Ms. Peterson stated she would like to attend the IASB workshop on The Critical Role of School Boards in a Democracy on February 21.

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

The meeting was adjourned at 8:18 p.m.

Donald Litchfield, President
Linda Wojcicki, Secretary