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West Central Board Declines To Co-op Wrestling With United

At the Wednesday, February 21, 2018, regular board meeting of the West Central C.U.S.D. #235 Board of Education discussed the request from The United School District to West Central School District with regards to a Co-op program for wrestling. The board discussed it; however, it was the consensus of the board not to pursue a Co-op with United for wrestling at this time.

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 the West Central Elementary School cafeteria. All board members except Paul Anderson and Jodi Arnold were present at roll call.

In the absence of the President and the Vice President, Steve Lumbeck was appointed President Pro-Tempore for the evening to run the meeting.

Mr. Lumbeck led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Under Good News Items the following items were highlighted:

The board approved the agenda with the following addition:

a. X.F. Wrestling Co-op with United

There were no comments from the public.

The board approved the Consent Agenda. Items approved under the Consent Agenda included the following:

The board approved the 2017-2018 District Seniority List for Certified and Support Personnel as presented.

The board approved and adopted the following proposed Board policy revisions on Second Reading as presented:

The board approved a 3-year bus lease with Midwest Bus Sales as presented.

In other business the board:

The board entered closed session at 7:05 p.m. pursuant to the Illinois Open Meetings Act to discuss the following subjects:

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.

A. Student discipline.

The board exited closed session at 8:50 p.m.

The board took no action regarding personnel.

The board was reminded that the next regular meeting will be Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the West Central Elementary cafeteria.

The board adjourned their meeting at 8.51 p.m.