Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Board of Education
October 26, 2015
Brookwood Jr. & Sr. High Offices – Large Conference Room
I. Call To Order
The meeting was called to order by President Kurt Radke at 7:50 p.m.
II. Roll Call
Board members present were, Mr. Bauman, Mrs. Wang, Mr. Streeter, Mr. Arndt and Mr. Radke. Administration present was Mr. Burhop and Mr. Pettit. Also in attendance was Mary Prielipp, Pat Williams, Harvey Menn, Curtis Brieske and the County Line.
III. Legal Meeting Determination
Motion to approve this as a legal meeting with proper notice was made by Mr. Arndt, seconded by Mrs. Wang. Motion passed unanimously.
IV. Approval of the Agenda
Motion to approve the agenda as posted was made by Mr. Bauman, seconded by Mr. Arndt. Motion passed unanimously.
V. Purpose of Special Meeting
A. Certify 2015-16 Tax Levy
Motion was made by Mr. Streeter to certify the 2015-16 tax levy at $1,423,545 for Fund 10, $51,950 for Fund 38 non-referendum debt, $429,150 for Fund 39 referendum debt for a total tax levy of $1,904,645. Motion was seconded by Mr. Arndt. Motion passed unanimously.
B. Approve School Board Policy 672.3 – Purchasing Cards (PCards)
Mr. Burhop and Mary Prielipp, the School District Business Agent, described to the Board a new purchasing system using a Purchasing Card. The card could be used to reduce the need for checks to be written to vendors. The Board would still approve all vouchers made by the PCard, then Mrs. Prielipp would approve payment for the voucher through BMO Harris Bank. Motion to approve School Board Policy 672.3 – Purchasing Cards, was made by Mr. Bauman, seconded by Mrs. Wang. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion to adjourn at 7:53 p.m. was made by Mr. Arndt, seconded by Mr. Bauman. Motion passed unanimously.