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Present were - Doug Martin, Kathy Boward, Joe Olson, Diane Deppe, Jeff Haley, David Meister; and Mike Toohey. Also present were Superintendent Pfiil Sh- ton, and Principals Gene Newton, and Terry Morgan. Motion by Doug Martin, second by Mike Toohey to accept the resignation from Craig Erlenbush as high school soccer coach. Motion carried. Answering nay: Joe Olson. May School Board Meeting i carried. Motion by D0ug Martin, second by Kathy Boward to keep exec: utive session minutes confiden --tial. Doug Martin arid Mike Toohey have reviewed executive session minutes from the past six months with the recommendation to keep the minutes confidential. Motion carried. = Motion by Doug Martin, second by Diane Deppe to approve execu tire session minutes as presente( Unfinished Business .The Sangainon County Sales Tax resolution was discussed. Super- intendent Shelton said that if the proposed tax is passed in San- gamon County the district could receive between $8,000-$12,000 per year which could only be used to abate property taxes or for build- ing renovations. If used for tax raising them. Deron Powell was present and questioned the cost of golf compared to Other sports. Motion by Doug Martin, second by Joe Olson to raise athletic- fees for 2010-2011 as follows Grade School - $30, High School - $35, High School Golf- $70. Motion car- ried. The annual Health Life Safety Inspection was completed at both &apos;buildings. Superintendent Shelton said nothing significant needs to The school-nursing contract with St. Mary's hospital was dis- cussed. Superintendent Shelton said St. Mary's has been good to work with and felt that with all of the immunization records and health records that had to be kept along with basic health care that this position is necessary and t worth the money spent. Motion by Doug Martin, second by JeffHaley to approve the school health services contract for Motion by Doug Martin, second by Mike Toohey to accept the resig- nation from Deron Powell as High School golf co-coach. Motion car- ried. Motion by Doug Martin, second by Mike Toohey to hire Doug Nelson as High School Ag teacher in executive session. Motion car ried. Reports Mrs. Wachter along with thre( of the FCCLA members gave ai update on the FCCLA program ant activities for the past year. Super abatement it could lower the .tax be done, but we will have to install 2010-2011 with St. Mary's Hospital. rate between 1 and 2 cents. Super- separation doors around the gym Motion carried, t intendent Shelton said it is pos- at the grade school to meet new sible that we will have a resolu- requirements. He said there is a Items of E tion for MaconoCounty next month, lot more emphasis on fire alarm . Information The Lincoln School districts are inspection. He said that it cost still discussing the possibility of a $1200-$1800 for each building to Mr. Newton mentioned the 4x Logan County sales tax. have the inspection. He also talked 200-relay team of Julia Beccue, t and FFA sponsor. Motion carried. Motion by Doug Martin, second by Diane Deppe to hire Erich Maxheimer and Zach Raineri as summer workers at the high school and grade school• Motion carried. Motion by Doug Martin, second by Joe Olson to dispose of execu- intendent Shelton and Presiden Meister thanked Mrs. Wachter an( the FCCLA members for their pre sentation and making the progran successful. They also congratu lated Mrs. Wachter on her retire ment and thanked her for he years of service to the school dis trict. tive session tapes up to October 2008, as it is no longer necessary to retain them for review. Motion <iiiiiiiiii!iiii May 26 winds twisted and destroyed this tree at Mt. Cemetery. An audio witness said it sounded like the tree up. Steve Hahn Photo. Motion by Doug Martin, second by Kathy Boward to approve the Sangamon County Sale's Tax resolution from which revenue received would be used for tax abatement and or building resto- ration. MotiOn carried. Athletic Participation fees were discussed for the next year. Super- intendent Shelton discussed the proposed fees and the reasons for 2010 Mt. Pulaski Building Permits To Date The following list is from the City Building Permit file at Mt. Pulaski City Hall. #846 / 1106 Danbury - Garage. #847 / 413 N. Vine - House Remodel. #848 / 401 N. Washington - Con- crete Pad. #849 / 118 N. Spring - Deck. #850 / 408 E. Jasper- Deck. #851 / 404 N. Spring - Ramp. #852 / - W. Jefferson - Ramp. #853 / 813 N. Flora - Deck. SlU School of Medicine IVIT. PU LASKI CLINIC 509 E Chestnut Phone 792-3442 Cara Gravlin Nurse Practitionm OPEN: MONDAYS & THURSDAYS 8-5 TUESANED/FRI IN SPRINGFIELD Services Include Diagnose & Treat Ages 16 and up Lab Work Available 8-3:30 gugar Creek. 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He thought that bids would be secured by June so work could be done in July using funds from FY2010-2011. He also discussed other summer work to be completed such as painting, and routine maintenance• New Business President Meister read a reso- lution to transfer $50,000 from the working cash interest fund to the transportation fund. Superinten- dent Shelton said this is necessary because we still have not got any of the transportation payments from the state for this year. Motion by Doug Martin, second by Mike Toohey to approve the res- olution to transfer $50,000 inter- est from the working cash fund to the transportation fund. Roll Call vote. Motion carried. Elizabeth Siebert, Caroline Huff, Alec Hayes, and Emily Moss qual- ified for the state track meet. Mr. Newton also said that we will be hosting 8th grade 2A Vol- leyball State Tournament and the 8th grade 2A Boys Basketball State Tournament next year. Jeff Haley made a statement in regards to the cutting of the soft- ball program. He commended Stan Anderson for his efforts and dedication to the softball program and stated that it is not easy cutting pro- grams. He talked about the survey it showed a high level of interest in summer softball, but not for fall softball. He stated how the survey reflected a lot of inter- est from the 5th grade level, which is not considered a Jr. High team. He acknowledged the calls and letters he had received about the program. He believed his thoughts represented those of the board and felt that the board had made the right decision. President Meister thanked him for his comments. Submitted by - Doug Martin, School Board Secretary Past Presidents Met The Past Presidents of the Mt. Pulaski Woman's Club met June 26 at l:30Pm at Buff's Family Restaurant. Norma Bobell served as hostess. Delicious desserts were enjoyed by all. Maxine Downing announced that the Mt. Pulaski Township Histori- cal Society Museum is planning a hat show and luncheon this summer at the Family Life Center. A motion was made by Carol Van Rheeden to change our meetings to the 3 d Wednesday of the month. The motion was passed. After a.lengthy discussion, a second motion was made by Carol Van Rheeden to cancel our June outing• It also passed. Our next meeting will be held October 20. Nellie Leimbach will hold the meeting at her apartment and will serve as hostess. Submitted By - Alberta Reiterman I • I i " s On Saturday May 8 we held a Benefit for Linda Radtke The Benefit Was A Great Success Thank You to everyone who donated items Thank You for the help from the Benefit Staff • Special Thanks to all of you that Opened Your Hearts & Your hands To Help "0 UR " Linda Radtke We Thank You from the Bottom of Our Hearts