Brimfield Community Unified School District No. 309 Board approves amendment to school facility use policy
Brimfield Community Unified School District No. 309 Board of Education met Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Here are the minutes as provided by Brimfield Community Unified School District No. 309:
October 19, 2016
The Brimfield Board of Education held its regular meeting on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school library. Heinz called the meeting to order with the following members present: Bauer, Hoerr, Graham, Moon, Johnson, and Harmon.
The following visitors were present: Steve Thurman, Terry Bibo, Stephanie Baysingar, CathyNevells.
Stephanie Baysingar spoke on behalf of the Athletic Boosters regarding a concession stand at the baseball/softball diamonds. They would like to purchase a 10x12 shed from Mr. Zehr to place approximately 50 ft. south of the pavilion at the athletic complex. They discussed putting an 18x20 cement slab under it, or possibly using gravel. They would also need to run electric underground from the crow’s nest for use of a refrigerator, popcorn popper and microwave. Bauer suggested that they contact the district architect, Dewberry & Associates, to make sure they meet codes and have the proper permits. Mr. Richardson will contact Dewberry. Final action will need to be brought back to the Board in November.
Harmon moved and Johnson seconded to approve the regular meeting minutes of September 21, 2016 and the special meeting minutes of October 11, 2016. Motion carried
Mr. Heinz reported that all board members will be receiving a new google email account through the school district. The board members attending the conference in Chicago will be meeting, along with their families, for dinner on the first night. Congratulations to Mr. Harmon on the birth of their first grandchild, and Mr. and Mrs. Blane on the birth of their third grandchild. Recognition goes to Melissa McCauley, Kelly Walker, Sarah Moon and Brandon Porter for their caring support of a struggling student. Mr. Graham will take the place of Maribeth Dura on the PERA committee. Moon will be setting up a board retreat to go over the evaluation process of Mr. Richardson.
Mr. Richardson reported on his board report (on file in the Unit office). He also reported that Erin Schatseik is doing an amazing job as the high school secretary. All students were compliant for physicals and immunizations by the October 15th deadline. Brady Kreiter placed 60th in the State Golf finals. Thanked the PTO for dinner provided at the parent/teacher conferences. Illinois Central College is one of only 44 colleges in the nation that will be eligible for a PELL grant for high school students taking dual credit courses.
Mrs. Blane reported on her board report (on file in the Unit office).
Mr. Richardson presented on the Peoria County School Facility Sales Tax and opened up the floor for questions from the Board and audience.
Johnson moved and Moon seconded to approve the final exam guidelines and exemptions, as presented in the board packet. Motion carried
Harmon moved to waive the first reading, and Hoerr seconded to amend policy 702.0 – Use of School Facilities. Motion carried
Moon moved and Harmon seconded to approve the consent calendar items presented, which included the following items: bills for payment for the month of October, Position and Treasurer’s report for the month of September, grade school, high school and booster club activity reports for September. Roll call vote: Bauer – yes, Hoerr – yes, Graham – yes, Moon – yes, Johnson – yes, Harmon – yes, Heinz - yes Motion carried
Johnson moved and Moon seconded to approve the resignation of Phil Johnson, High School JV Coach, with gratitude for time served. Motion carried
At 8:10 p.m. Harmon moved and Bauer seconded to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried
Dan Heinz, President
John Moon, Secretary