HERITAGE COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 8
Monday October 29, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
Broadlands Building – Library
VGH SPORTS COOPERATIVE JOINT BOARD MEETING
I. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
a. Public Participation is not anticipated as no formal action items are acted upon at this joint meeting to study and discuss the topics outlined below.
b. Regular board meetings will be used to further update the public subsequent to tonight’s study and discussion session, for public comment, and also for any formal votes pertaining to the current and any future cooperative agreements between Villa Grove and Heritage. These will take place at respective monthly board meetings of each district.
c. By law, per the Open Meetings Act, personnel-related discussions must take place in executive session, which may be called for to discuss any VGH cooperative personnel.
d. Topics to be discussed:
a. Dissolution of the Little Okaw Valley Conference at conclusion of 2018-19 sports seasons and formation of new high school sports conference (as yet unnamed) starting play in 2019-2020 school year. Conference is due to consist of mainly former LOVC members, including VGH co-op teams, Villa Grove teams, and Heritage teams.
b. Current standing of VGH cooperative programs
c. Discuss current two-year agreement, which expires at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 IHSA spring sports seasons
d. Discussion of renewal agreement terms which will need approval by both boards, then submitted to new sports conference Principal’s board for approval, then to IHSA by May/June 2019. IHSA requires two-year agreements.
II. EXECUTIVE SESSION –To discuss 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.