REGULAR SESSION SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Monday, May 24, 2004
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Vice-President Mary Ellen Johnson called the regular meeting of the Board of Education of Bloomingdale Elementary District 13 to order on Monday, May 24, 2004 in the district office at 7:35 p.m.

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

Absent: Mr. Terence McKeown, Dr. Donald Litchfield

Others Present: Dr. Kim Perkins, Mrs. Donna Marino, Ms. Charla Johnson, Ms. Tammy Leigh, Mr. Greg Leyden, Mr. Augie Battaglia, Mr. John Sigalos, Mr. Nick Sigalos, 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 5-10-04; the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund for $361,942.23, Operations and Maintenance Fund for $45,849.32, Transportation Fund for $58,731.27 as shown in F.D. 5/24/04-1, the April Activity Report as shown in F.D. 5/24/04-2; and the resignation of Jackie Tobin, clerical aide at Westfield effective 6-8-04.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Bach, Hong, Johnson, Peterson
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 5– 0

Superintendent's Report

Board Reports and Requests

Board Meeting Dates (F.D. 5/24/04-3)
A motion was made by Mrs. Bach and seconded by Ms. Peterson to approve the Board of Education meeting dates through March 28, 2005 as recommended by Kim Perkins and shown in F.D. 5/24/04-3. Voice Vote: all ayes

Westfield Gym Repair Bids (F.D. 5/24/04-4)
After receiving assurances from Sigalos & Associates that the schedules for completion will be adhered to, a motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to approve the bids for the Westfield gym repairs from Howard Concrete Company for excavation and concrete foundations in the amount of $11,091.00, Du-Cook Construction Company for Masonry in the amount of $77,000.00, Prairie Steel Construction for miscellaneous steel in the amount of $14,800.00, A-1 Roofing for roofing & sheet metal in the amount of $3,900.00 and Oosterbaan & Sons for painting in the amount of $8,410.00 as shown in F.D. 5/24/04-4.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Peterson, Wojcicki, Bach, Hong, Johnson
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 5 – 0

Teachers’ Contract Approval (F.D. 5/24/04/5)
A motion was made by Mr. Hong and seconded by Mrs. Bach to approve the three-year teachers’ contract for the period of 2004-2007 as shown in F.D. 5/24/04-5.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Hong, Bach, Johnson, Peterson, Wojcicki
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 5– 0

Dr. Perkins outlined the changes that were new to this agreement. These include the following:

Treasurer’s Bond
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Bach to approve the yearly treasurer’s bond in order to comply with state regulations as shown in F.D. 5/24/04-6.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Bach, Hong, Johnson, Peterson
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 5– 0

Closed Session
After taking a five-minute break, a motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to enter into closed session for the purpose of discussing the employment of personnel at 8:42 p.m. Voice Vote: all ayes

The Board returned to regular session at 9:18 p.m.

Educational Support Personnel Salaries (F.D. 5/24/04-7)
A motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to approve the 2004-2005 Educational Support Personnel salaries as shown in F.D. 5/24/04-7.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Peterson, Wojcicki, Bach, Hong, Johnson
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 5– 0

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

The meeting was adjourned at 9:19 p.m.

Donald Litchfield, President
Linda Wojcicki, Secretary