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    ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON TO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
    Effective: June 24, 2024 @ 4:36pm
    Expires: June 28, 2024 @ 3:00am
    LOCATION
    WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.
    INFO1
    WHERE...Rock River near Joslin.
    INFO2
    WHEN...From Monday afternoon to early Friday morning.
    INFO3
    IMPACTS...At 12.5 feet, Water affects some summer cottages along the river.
    INFO4
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 10.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 12.8 feet Tuesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
    PRECAUTIONS
    Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. The next statement will be issued by Monday evening at 845 PM CDT.

Agenda for Kewanee School Board Meeting Tuesday, June 20th, 2023

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6:00 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER BY THE PRESIDENT
A. Roll call by the Secretary

II. CLOSED SESSION: * (C) (1) to consider the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the District; (C) (2) to consider collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees; (C) (5) The purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body; (C) (8) Security Procedures; (C) (9) Student Disciplinary Cases and (11) Litigation * 5ILCS 120/2 Open Meetings The School Code of Illinois/2023

7:30 PM

All visitors MUST enter through the west door (under the canopy) of the Petersen Auditorium Foyer. Doors will open at 7:20 pm by school personnel.

III. PLEDGE OF ALLIGENCE

SINE DIE

IV. AMENDED BUDGET HEARING
A. Roll Call by the Secretary
B. Presentation of the 2022-2023 Amended Budget by the Superintendent
C. Public and Board Comments
D. Consideration and Approval of 2022-2023 Amended Budget
E. Adjournment

SINE DIE

V. INVITED GUESTS ADDRESS THE BOARD
A. Larissa Meyer and MaKenna Peed – State Track

VI. CONSIDERATION OF MINUTES
A. District #229 Open Meeting – May 15, 2023
District #229 Closed Meeting – May 15, 2023

VII. CONSIDERATION OF FINANCIAL AND TREASURER’S REPORTS
A. Kewanee CUSD #229

VIII. CONSIDERATION OF BILLS AND PAYROLL
A. Kewanee CUSD #229

IX. COMMENTS FROM AUDIENCE

X. REPORT OF ADMINISTRATION
A. Superintendent
1. Budget Overview F/23 & F/24 – Evidence Based Funding ($350 Million to the Formula)
2. Summer Cleaning/Maintenance
3. FOIA Requests
B. Mr. Atwell – KHS Athletic Director
1. Sports Update
D. Mrs. Baney – KHS Principal
1. KHS Graduation
2. Cultural Field Trip to Chicago

XI. SUPERINTENDENT COMMITTEE REPORTS

XII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Belle & Neponset Classroom Additions
KHS Ag Addition
Belle Gym Addition
KHS Fieldhouse/Locker Rooms
Lyle Addition

XIII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Consideration and Approval of Board of Education Meeting Dates for 2023/2024 School Year
B. Consideration and Approval of Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2023-2024 School Year
C. Consideration and Approval of Rates for Lunch, Breakfast & Other Food Items for 2023/2024 School Year
D. Consideration and Approval of Bids for Paper Products/Milk Products/Bread Products & Waste Disposal Pricing
E. Consideration and Approval of Bid for KHS Laptops for Computer Programming Class
F. Consideration and Approval of ROE (TRS Qualified Employees) to continue with the Kewanee 229 Payroll and Health Insurance from 9/1/23 to 8/31/24
G. Consideration and Approval of KHS Activity Account Changes
H. Consideration and Approval of 1st Reading of New & Revised Policies

XIV. ACTION FROM CLOSED SESSION
Resignations
Chad Kirkhove – KHS PE Teacher – Effective Immediately
Tara Woller – Belle 1st Grade Teacher – Effective Immediately
Michelle Bruty – P/T Central Counselor – Effective Immediately
Emily Boyler Smith – Central Counselor – Effective 6/30/23
Catie Griffin – F/T Lyle Pre-K Aide – Effective Immediately
Kayla Jewell – F/T Substitute/Aide – Effective Immediately
Nick Woods – P/T Belle Aide – Effective Immediately
Dede Grice – Central Jr. High Assistant Track Coach – Effective Immediately
Bob Dybdal – KHS Assistant Golf Coach – Effective Immediately
Rob Weston – KHS Head Girls Softball Coach – Effective Immediately
Jason Grice – Central 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach – Effective Immediately
Michael Weir – Central Jr. High Assistant Wrestling Coach – Effective Immediately
Retirements
1. Rebecca Henkins – Belle Lunchroom/Library Aide – Effective 5/23/23
2. Rosalie Schmidt – KHS SE Step Transition – Effective End of the 2022-2023 School Year
3. Gail Pickering – Bus Driver – Effective 6/2/23
Hires *
1. Central PE Teacher
2. KHS History Teacher – 2nd Semester
3. Neponset 2nd Grade Teacher
4. ROE Neponset Summer School Teacher
5. Summer Custodial Worker
6. P/T Belle Custodian-P/T Bus Driver
7. KHS 2nd Shift Custodian
8. Bus Driver
9. F/T Belle Aide
10. Bus Aide
11. Central 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
12. KHS Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
13. KHS Assistant Golf Coach
14. KHS Assistant Soccer Coach
15. KHS Head Softball Coach
16. Central Jr. High Head Softball Coach
Leaves
Long Term Sub
Internships
1. Mandy Ruter-Daly – Counselor Intern at Central Jr. High School with Chelsea Hamerlinck
Transfers
1. From P/T Belle Custodial-P/T Bus Driver to Bus Driver
Volunteers
Irving
Americorp Worker at Central
Renewal/Non-Renewal of Stipend Positions
Student Teachers
1. Kayla Jewell – 1st Grade at Belle – 1st Semester
2. Tom Campbell – KHS History – 1st Semester
3. Meaghan Keel – 2nd Grade at Irving – 1st Semester
4. Jace Jennings – Special Education with Julie Fristad at KHS and 3rd Grade with Angie Kluever at Irving – 1st Semester
Other Action Arising From Closed Session
1. To Be Determined

XV. COMMENTS FROM VISITORS AND BOARD OF EDUCATION
A. Moment of Silence for Scott Porter – Former Neponset Teacher
B. Moment of Silence for Alice Bartlett – Retired 1st Grade Teacher at Belle
C. Other

XVI. ADJOURNMENT

* All Hires are contingent upon hirees obtaining appropriate certification and qualifications prior to beginning job.

 

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