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Minooka Elementary School District 201 Board of Education Committee of the Whole met June 17

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 20, 2019

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Minooka Elementary School District 201 Board of Education Committee of the Whole met June 17.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:


Vicki Allen

Emily Conquest

Kim Fisher

Andy Karceski

Al Skwarczynski

James Satorius


Renee Thompson

1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 6:01 p.m. by President James Satorius. Roll call was answered as indicated. Others present were: Kris Monn, Joshua Ruland, Mary Robinson, Kevin Smith, Aaron Souza, Tiffany Staab and Lori Shanholtzer.

2. Public Comment


3. Review of the Agenda

3.01 Personnel - Dr. Monn went over the personnel report with the Board.

3.02 Notice of FOIA Requests - There were no FOIA requests.

3.03 Disposal of Surplus Property - Aaron Souza shared three inventory lists of technology items that will be disposed of. He estimated that we may receive $5,000 in proceeds for the items.

3.04 Approval of Purchasing Chromebook Cases - Aaron Souza shared his proposal of purchasing chromebook cases. The total equipment cost will be $36,078.75.

3.05 Approval of the purchase agreement with AkitaBox Facilities Management System- Kevin Smith shared information regarding the purchase agreement with AkitaBox Facilities Management System. The cost over a three year period will be approx. $50,000 as presented.

3.06 Asphalt Repairs & Seal Coating - Minooka Junior High & Jones Elementary Bids - Kevin Smith shared the bids for the asphalt repairs & seal coating at MJHS and JNS. He will be recommending the lowest qualified bidder J & R Asphalt at a cost of $195,795 as presented.

3.07 Resolution providing for the issue of not to exceed $44,500,000 General Obligation Refunding School Bonds, Series 2019, for the purpose of refunding certain outstanding bonds of the District, providing for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the principal and interest on said bonds, and authorizing the proposed sale of said bonds to the purchaser thereof - Dr. Monn shared information regarding refunding of bonds. Detailed information can be located in the electronic board packet on the website.

4. Transportation - Update

Dr. Monn reported that Cathy Haase sent out a mailer to advertise that we are looking for bus drivers/aides.

5. Operations And Maintenance - Update

Kevin Smith reported:

● Summer work is off to a great start.

● Walnut Trails piping work will be starting.

● AUX/WT carpeting projects will start

● MES playground pricing has started and approximately will cost $150,000.

6. Technology – Update


7. Board of Education Topics


8. Executive Session

Moved by Skwarczynski, seconded by Allen to go into closed session to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, and/or dismissal of employees, negotiations, the purchase of real property, confidential student matters, and/or litigation.

Motion Carried at 6:30 p.m.

Aye: Skwarczynski, Allen, Conquest, Fisher, Karceski, Thompson, Satorius Motion Carried

Moved by Conquest, seconded by Karceski to return to open session at 7:02 p.m. Motion Carried at 7:02 p.m.

Aye: Conquest, Karceski, Allen, Fisher, Skwarczynski, Thompson, Satorius Motion Carried

9. Adjourn

Moved by Fisher, seconded by Skwarczynski to adjourn the Committee of the Whole Meeting at 7:02 p.m.

Aye: Fisher, Skwarczynski, Allen, Conquest, Karceski, Thompson, Satorius

Motion Carried at 7:02 p.m.$file/19-6-17%20Committee%20of%20the%20Whole%20Minutes.pdf

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