MULBERRY GROVE BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVES BUDGET AND DISTRICT AUDIT
The Mulberry Grove Board of Education met in special session Monday, at 6:45 p.m., for a presentation of the tentative 2010-2011 budget. Superintendent Mike Gauch said this budget is the same as what was presented last month with one small adjustment.
District auditor Larry Hoffek presented the annual district audit. He said the district’s financial profile has improved from 3.0 last year to 3.8, with 4.0 being a perfect score. The board approved the audit.
Following a closed session, the board voted to terminate direct school involvement with the Mulberry Grove Aces Trap Team, giving direction to a community committee. The school will be involved in name only.
Superintendent Gauch reported the building improvements are progressing. Roofing specifications were discussed with final decisions to be made later.
The board approved the 2010-2011 budget which will now be sent to the Illinois State Board of Education.
The OKAW Valley Vocational Center agreement was approved for 2011-2012.
The board hired Natalie Goestenkors to be head junior high volleyball coach, Kathy Lappe assistant junior high volleyball coach and Nicole Lappe junior high cheerleading coach. In other action, the board eliminated parents’ choices of teachers in elementary classes.
The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m.