REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Monday, May 4, 2009
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President Tamara Peterson called the special meeting of the Board of Education of Bloomingdale Elementary District 13 to order on Monday, May 4, 2009 in the district office at 7:30 p.m.

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

Absent: None

Others Present: Dr. Kim Perkins, Janis Prehn, Alex Klco, Jacob Klco, Kathy Ogden

Certify Results of Election (F.D. 5/4/09-1)
A motion was made by Dr. Litchfield and seconded by Mr. McKeown to certify the results of the election for school board members held on April 7, 2009, as canvassed by the DuPage Board of Elections, and shown in F.D. 5/4/09-1.

Roll Call Vote:

Ayes: Litchfield, McKeown, Birkley, Klco, Moreth, Wojcicki, Peterson
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 7 – 0

Approval of Minutes (F.D. 5/4/09-2)
A motion was made by Mrs. Klco and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to approve the minutes from the 4-27-09 regular meeting, as shown in F.D. 5/4/09-2. Voice Vote: all ayes

Resolution for Terms of Office R#17 (F.D. 5/4/09-3)
A motion was made by Mrs. Klco and seconded by Mr. Moreth to approve the Resolution for Terms of Office as shown in F.D. 5/4/09-3. Voice Vote: all ayes

The offices of President, Vice President, and Secretary shall serve for a term of one year from May to April.

Adjournment Sine Die
A motion was made by Mr. McKeown and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to adjourn the meeting Sine Die at 7:40 p.m. The Board of Education seated on April 28, 2008 will cease to exist. Voice Vote: all ayes

Oath of Office
Kathy Ogden, recording secretary for the Board, administered the Oath of Office to newly elected board members Diane Birkley, Fina Klco, and Cary Moreth.

Election of President Pro-Tem
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Klco to elect Ms. Tamara Peterson as President Pro-Tem to conduct the meeting until the new president of the reorganized Board is elected. Voice Vote: all ayes

Election of Officers
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mr. Moreth to nominate Ms. Tamara Peterson as President. Voice Vote: all ayes

A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mr. McKeown to close the nominations for President. Voice Vote: all ayes

Ms. Peterson was elected President of the Board of Education by acclamation.

A motion was made by Dr. Litchfield and seconded by Mrs. Klco to nominate Mr. Terence McKeown as Vice President. Voice Vote: all ayes

A motion was made by Mr. Moreth and seconded by Mrs. Birkley to close the nominations for Vice President. Voice Vote: all ayes

Mr. McKeown was elected Vice President of the Board of Education by acclamation.

A motion was made by Mr. Moreth and seconded by Mrs. Klco to nominate Mrs. Wojcicki as Secretary. Voice Vote: all ayes

A motion was made by Mr. McKeown and seconded by Mrs. Birkley to close the nominations for Secretary. Voice Vote: all ayes

Mrs. Wojcicki was elected Secretary of the Board of Education by acclamation.

Presidential appointments were made as follows: Mrs. Fina Klco will serve as the liaison for B.I.G., with Mr. Moreth serving as alternate; Mr. McKeown will continue as the IASB representative; Mrs. Birkley will continue as the Board representative at LEND; Mrs. Wojcicki will continue as the Board liaison for the Education Foundation; Mrs. Wojcicki will continue as the Board representative on the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition, with Mrs. Klco serving as alternate; Dr. Litchfield will continue as the NDSEC representative.

Resolution of Depository of School Funds R#18 (F.D. 5/4/09-4)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Klco to approve the Resolution of Depository of School Funds as shown in F.D. 5/4/09-4.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Klco, Birkley, Litchfield, McKeown, Moreth, Peterson
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 7 – 0

Establish Regular Meeting Dates, Time and Place (F.D. 5/4/09-5)
A motion was made by Mrs. Klco and seconded by Mr. Moreth to approve the schedule of board meeting dates, time, and location, as shown in F.D. 5/4/09-5. Voice Vote: all ayes

Capital Projects
The Board held a discussion on the subject of bond sales and what options are available to the district for funding its proposed capital projects. Dr. Perkins and Mrs. Prehn shared information gathered from discussions with Bob Leli and Brian Della of PFM, as well as with Lynda Given of Chapman & Cutler. The Board was given two types and levels of bond sales to consider: a $1.6 million working cash sale or a $2.4 million “premium shift” bond sale.

The Board asked that Mrs. Prehn show the relative Bond & Interest tax rates estimated for each, as well as the tax impact on district homes of lower, median, and high price values. This will be brought to the May 18th meeting.

Tamara J. Peterson, President
Linda Wojcicki, Secretary