REGULAR SESSION SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Monday,May 22, 2006
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President Donald Litchfield called the regular meeting of the Board of Education of Bloomingdale Elementary School District 13 to order on Monday, May 22, 2006 in the district office at 7:35 p.m.

Roll Call
Present: Mrs. Patricia Bach, Mrs. Diane Birkley, Ms. Tamara Peterson, Mrs. Linda Wojcicki, Dr. Donald Litchfield (Mrs. Mary Ellen Johnson entered the meeting at 7:47 p.m.)

Absent: Mr. Terence McKeown

Others Present: Dr. Kim Perkins, Dr. Linda Schielke, Dr. Lou Gatta, Mrs. Bonni Rothbaum, Ms. Miriam Becker, 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 Minutes from the 4-24-06 meeting; the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund for $33,286.66, the Operations and Maintenance Fund for $35,399.12, the Transportation Fund for $71, 172.07, Payroll (4/25/06) for $363,889.39 and (5/10/06) for $363,567.90 as shown in F.D. 5/22/06-1; the Fund Balance Report as shown in F.D. 5/22/06-2; the Revenue Report as shown in F.D. 5/22/06-3; the Expenditure Report as shown in F.D. 5/22/06-4; the Activity Report as shown in F.D .5/22/06-5; the Employment of Kathryn Wolowiec as Administrative Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent effective 5/16/06 for a salary of $40,000., Eugenie Brown as School Secretary at Erickson effective 8/7/06 for a salary of $25,000., Antonio DeSario as a Summer Maintenance Worker effective 5/10/06 for a salary of $7.50 per hour, the Rehire of Carol Ehrhardt as a full-time ISP Teacher at Westfield effective 8-21-06 for a salary of $38, 692., Mike Bradley as a Summer Maintenance Worker effective 5/15/06 for a salary of $7.85 per hour, Adam Longi as a Summer Maintenance Worker effective 5/15/06 for a salary of $7.85 per hour, and Andrew Ross as a summer Maintenance Worker effective 5/15/06 for a salary of $8.10 per hour.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Bach, Birkley, Peterson, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 5 - 0

Superintendent's Report

Citizens Request to Board
After hearing Dr. Perkins' recommendation during the Superintendent’s Report to add an additional third grade section next year, Mrs. Julee Woodman announced (with amusement) on behalf of those parents in the audience "the citizens are satisfied."

Board Reports and Requests

Our thanks and congratulations to all!

Freedom of Information Act
Dr. Perkins indicated that a FOIA request was received earlier this month from Catherine Edman of the Daily Herald for copies of the superintendent’s contract. The superintendent’s office has complied with this request.

ESP (Educational Support Personnel) Raises/Salaries (F.D. 5/22/06-6)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Birkley to approve the Educational Support Staff raises for 2006-2007 as presented in F.D. 5/22/06-6.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Birkley, Bach, Johnson, Peterson, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

2006-2007 Extra-duty Assignments (F.D. 5/22/06-7)
A motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mrs. Bach to approve the Extra-duty Assignments for 2006-2007 as shown in F.D. 5/22/06-7.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Peterson, Bach, Birkley, Johnson, Wojcicki, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Treasurer’s Bond (F.D. 5/22/06-8)
A motion was made by Mrs. Bach and seconded by Ms. Peterson to approve the naming of Janis Prehn as the district’s treasurer, and authorize the Board President and Secretary to sign the required affirmation for the DuPage Regional Office of Education as shown in F.D. 5/22/06-8.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Bach, Peterson, Birkley, Johnson, Wojcicki, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Intra-fund Budget Transfers R#10 (F.D. 5/22/06-9)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Ms. Peterson to adopt the Resolution for the Transfer of Funds as presented by Janis Prehn and shown in F.D. 5/22/06-9.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Peterson, Bach, Birkley, Johnson Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Capital Outlay Equipment Bids (5/22/06-10)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Johnson to authorize the purchase of school furniture and equipment, as well as the proposed technology purchases for 2006-2007 as presented in F.D. 5/22/06-10.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Johnson, Bach, Birkley, Peterson, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Waste Removal Services Bids (F.D. 5/22/06-11)
A motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to approve Onyx Waste Services for waste removal services through June 30, 2008 as recommended by Greg Leyden and shown in F.D. 5/22/06-11.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Peterson, Wojcicki, Bach, Birkley, Johnson, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Special Education Transportation Contract (F.D. 5/22/06-12)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Birkley to approve the special education transportation contract as presented, and authorize the Board’s President and Secretary to sign said document as shown in F.D. 5/22/06-12.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Birkley, Bach, Johnson, Peterson, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

Second Reading/Approval of New/Revised Board Policies (F.D. 5/22/06-13)
A motion was made by Mrs. Johnson and seconded by Mrs. Bach to adopt the new and revised Board policies: 6:252, 2:30, 2:210, 6:50 as presented and shown in F.D. 5/22/06-13.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Johnson, Bach, Birkley, Peterson, Wojcicki, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 6 – 0

2006 IASB Convention Planning
All members in attendance expressed their intent to attend the IASB Convention to be held November 17-19, 2006.

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 10:10 p.m.

Donald Litchfield, President
Linda Wojcicki, Secretary