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Board of Education News Release 4-21-15

April 21, 2015

New Release

Tri-Point CUSD 6J


The Board of Education of Tri-Point CUSD 6J held a Regular Meeting on April 20, 2015 at 7pm at the Tri-Point Board of Education Room in Kempton, IL.  Board Members: Ted Conkling, Kris Haag, Amy Fecht, Lloyd Vaughn, Sharon Mogged, Cherie Smolkovich, and Trish Haag were present.

Visitors:  Kim Hughes, Shirley Knilands, Jeff Kuhns, and Rhonda Wilkerson

Action by the Board included:

  • Appointed Jeff Bryan to serve as President Pro Tem
  • Appointed Kellee Hill to serve as Secretary Pro Tem
  • Adjourned Sine Die
  • Appointed as Board President Ted Conkling
  • Appointed as Board Vice President Sharon Mogged
  • Appointed as Board Secretary Amy Fecht
  • Approved consent agenda
  • Approved final version of 2014-2015 school calendar
  • Approved to hold Regular Board meetings on the third Monday of each Month at 7pm at the Board Room in Kempton
  • Accepted all previous Board policies, all acts, and contracts which remain incomplete or unexecuted entered into by the previous Board
  • Approved Vermilion Valley Bank as depository for school’s funds
  • Approved Robbin-Schwartz as school’s legal representative
  • Approved calendar option #2 for the 2015-2016 school year and set May 20, 2016 as graduation
  • Approved 3 year lease with HP for computers
  • Approved E-rate application
  • Approved 1 year extension with Energy Services Contract with Twin City Energy
  • Approved Life/Safety bid specifications and let bid
  • Approved inter-fund loan from Working Cash to IMRF of $50,000
  • Approved inter-fund loan from Working Cash to Tort up to $15,000
  • Moved to go into closed session @ 9:05pm for the A. appointment, employment, discipline, performance of specific employees; and B. Special Education program or other matters relating to individual students in accordance with 5ILCS 120/2 (c ) and (1) and (2) of the Illinois Open Meeting Act.
  • Moved to come out of closed session @ 9:30pm

**Next Regular Board Meeting May 18, 2015 in Board Room, Kempton, IL 60946

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