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March 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM - SPEED Governing Board

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER AT 7:00 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS
4. PUBLIC COMMENT
5. PRESENTATION- EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM
6. REPORT FROM SUPERINTENDENT
7. FINANCIAL REPORT
8. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  Recommendation:    That pursuant to the Open Meetings Act Section 2(c)(1), Section 2(c)(10) and Section 2(c)(11) the Operating Committee goes into closed session to discuss the employment, compensation, and/or performance of a specific employee of SPEED and to discuss the pending, probable and/or imminent litigation, and or matters regarding students.  

Approval of items discussed in Closed Session will occur in Open Session.
9. Approval of Administrator Resignation Agreement and Release of Claims as discussed in closed session.
10. RESOLUTIONS
Description:  Recommendation:    That the Governing Board ratifies the resolutions related to the dismissal and non-renewal of certain certified and non-certified personnel as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its February 24, 2017 meeting.
Attachments: (4)
11. RATIFICATION OF CONSENT AGENDA
11.A. Personnel Report    
Description:  Recommendation: That the Governing Board ratifies the Personnel Report as submitted and as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meetings on January 20, 2017 and February 24, 2017.   
Attachments: (11)
11.B. Approval of Minutes of August 25, 2016
Attachments: (1)
11.C. Approval of Closed Session Minutes of August 25, 2016
Attachments: (1)
11.D. Approval of Corrected Closed Session Minutes of July 21, 2016
Attachments: (1)
11.E. Ratification of Imprest and Activity Funds for August, September, October, and November, 2016.
Description:  Recommendation:    That the Governing Board ratifies the Imprest and Activities accounts for September, October, and November, 2017 as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meeting on January 20, 2017.
11.F. Ratification of Recurring and Non-Recurring bills from September, 2016 through February, 2017.
Description:  Recommendation:    That the Governing Board ratifies the non-recurring bills from September, 2016 through February, 2017 as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meeting on January 20, 2017, and February 24, 2017.
Attachments: (26)
11.G. Approval of Recurring Bills dated 3.15.17
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board approve recurring bills from March 15, 2017 as recommended by the Superintendent
12. NEW BUSINESS
12.A. FY16 Audit Report Approval
Description:  Recommendation:    That the Governing Board ratifies the Audit for Fiscal Year 2016 as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meeting on February 24, 2017.
12.B. Policy Revisions    
Description:  Recommendation: That the Governing Board ratifies the policy revisions to maintain legal compliance as outlined by the IASB Press Plus Policy Subscription Service as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meetings on September 23, 2016 and January 20, 2017.  
Attachments: (2)
12.C. ISIC Renewal
Description:  Recommendation:    That the Governing Board ratifies the renewal of SPEED's general liability and school board legal liability insurance for the 2016-17 school year in the amount of $38,653 as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meeting on January 20, 2017.
Attachments: (1)
12.D. Health and Safety
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board ratifies the proposal from Planera Architects to conduct the Ten-Year Health and Life Safety Survey at an estimated cost of $13,600 as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meeting, January 20, 2017.
Attachments: (1)
12.E. Extended School Year Dates
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board ratifies the dates for the 2017 Extended School Year Program of June 12, 2017 through July 13, 2017 as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meeting, January 20, 2017.
12.F. Calendar for 2017-2018 School Year
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board ratifies the 2017-2018 school calendar for submission to ISBE as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee meeting at its meeting on February 24, 2017.
Attachments: (1)
12.G. Purchase two new vans to replace old vans
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board ratifies the use of IDEA carry-over funds for the purchase of two new vans through the purchasing cooperative, not to exceed $60,000, to replace two older vans as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its February 24, 2017 meeting.
12.H. Selection of Executive Search Firm
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board ratifies the Letter of Understanding with BWP & Associates as recommended by the Personnel Committee and approved by the Operating Committee at its February 24, 2017 meeting.
Attachments: (1)
12.I. Printer and Copier Maintenance Contract
Description:  Recommendation:  The the Governing Board ratifies a three-year contract with Martin Whalen to provide printer and copier maintenance as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its February 24, 2017 meeting.
Attachments: (1)
12.J. Donations
Description:  Recommendation:   That the Governing Board ratifies the donation of 45 book bags for the Independence Program from Janette Wilson, the Wii game system for the Independence Program from the SPO, as well as monetary donations from the Rotary Club and the SPO as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its meeting January 20, 2017.
Attachments: (7)
12.K. Appointment of Township Treasurer for SPEED and Assignment of Banking Facility
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board ratifies utilization the services of the Bloom Township School Treasurer for the 2017-2018 school year and that First Midwest Bank continue to be used as depository for SPEED S.E.J.A. #802 Imprest and Activity Funds as recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the Operating Committee at its February 24, 2017 meeting.
12.L. Change the title of the Superintendent of SPEED to Executive Director
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board ratifies changing the name of the Superintendent of SPEED S.E.J.A. District #802 to Executive Director as recommended by the Personnel Committee and approved by the Operating Committee at its February 24, 2017 meeting.
12.M. Approval of Overnight Field Trip
Description:  Recommendation:  That the Governing Board approves the overnight field trip for the SPEED Racers Basketball Team to Bloomington, IL. The students will be leaving Friday, March 17, 2017 and returning on Sunday, March 19, 2017.
12.N. Election of Officers
1. President
2. Vice President
3. Secretary
13. DISCUSSION
Description:  Discuss amending the Articles of Joint Agreement to allow for alternates to be able to attend and vote at Governing Board Meetings
14. INFORMATION ITEMS
15. AUDIENCE TO VISITORS
16. ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. ADJOURNMENT
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