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Illini West School Board Reorganized

At the regular meeting of the Illini West School Board on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 4) it was approved the election results based on the completion of abstract of votes and the canvassing of election results by Hancock County Clerk, declaring the winners to be Shannon Pence (La Harpe ESD), Beth Pence (Dallas City ESD) and James Whitaker

(Carthage ESD) for four year terms.

The Oath of Office administered by Tracey Anders to the three winners for four year terms.

Recognition of former board members and plaques were presented by Tracey Anders to: R.D. Trout, Mark Burling and Robert Clifton for their years of service.

Officers elected included

All three were elected for a two-year term by acclamation.

In other business

a. Policy Updates - Adopt

i. 2:20 School Board - Powers and Duties of the School Board

ii. 2:30 School Board - School District Elections

iii. 2:110 School Board - Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers

iv. 2:125 School Board - Board Member Expenses

v. 2:140-E School Board - Exhibit – Guidance for Board Member Communications, Including Email Use

vi. 2:200 School Board - Types of School Board Meetings

vii. 2:220 School Board - School Board Meeting Procedure

viii. 4:45 Operational Services - Insufficient Fund Checks and Debt Recovery

ix. 4:100 Operational Services - Insurance Management

x. 4:110 Operational Services - Transportation

xi. 4:170 Operational Services - Safety

xii. 5:30 General Personnel - Hiring Process and Criteria

xiii. 5:125 General Personnel - Personal Technology and Social Media; Usage and Conduct Board Minutes April 24, 2013 Page 4

xiv. 6:60 Instruction - Curriculum Content

xv. 6:65 Instruction - Student Social and Emotional Development

xvi. 6:110 Instruction - Programs for Students at Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation  cIncentives Program

xvii. 6:210 Instruction - Instructional Materials

b. Approve 2013-2014 Student Handbook

The board entered into Executive Session at 8:04 p.m. to discuss:

a. The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)

b. The purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(5)

The board returned to the regular meeting at 9:10 p.m. and took the following action:

The board adjourned at 9:27 p.m. Those present included: Tracey Anders, Mark Burling, Tom Holtsclaw, John Huston, Beth Pence, R.D. Trout, and Janet Vass