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October 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL
Description:  Stoxen___, Klein___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Parker___
III. ENTER CLOSED SESSION - 6:00 p.m.
Description:  "I move to adjourn to closed session to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the District or legal counsel for the District, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee or against legal counsel for the District to determine its validity, the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the District, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired, the discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed, whether for purposes of approval of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes as mandates by Section 2.06 of the School Code." Roll call
Parker___, Crosby___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Lehmann___, Stoxen___
IV. CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
IV.A. Employment
IV.B. Resignations
IV.C. Retirement
IV.D. Transfers
IV.E. Additional Personnel
Description:  Translations
IV.E.1. Translation
IV.E.2. Mr. Smith
V. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
VI. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VII. SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS
Description:  Allison Musgrove - IMEA Junior Honor Band 
Cosette Nawrocki - IMEA High School Honor Band - 2nd Year
Steve Miller - 3 years perfect Health/Life Safety Inspection
VIII. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS
Description:  The District 50 School Board appreciates and welcomes all visitors to tonight's meeting.  We ask that visitors sign in so we can thank you for attending.

This is the time in our meeting when we invite the public to address the school board with issues and concerns.  While the board is very interested in your comments, this is not a time for discussion or debate, we cannot respond to comments or answer questions at this time.

A member of the District 50 administrative staff will follow up within 48 hours of this meeting to determine if you would like to discuss the issue further.  In the interest of time, we ask that you keep your comments brief and limit them to three minutes.

Since our board meetings are recorded for re-broadcast to the public, your comments will be recorded as well.  We ask that you keep your comments civil and professional.  We reserve the right to stop anyone who does not comply with this request.  If you are interested in making a comment, please raise your hand.  When called on to speak, please give your name.  Thank you!
IX. CLOSED SESSION MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the closed session minutes for the September 16, 2015  regular meeting of the Board." Roll call (Lehmann abstain)
Crosby___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Parker___, Stoxen___
X. OPEN SESSION MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the open session minutes from the September 16, 2015 regular meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call (Lehmann abstain)
McMillan___, Crosby___, Theriault___, Lehmann___, Parker___, Klein___, Stoxen___
XI. CONSENT AGENDA
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the consent agenda as presented." Roll call (Parker Abstain)
Lehmann___, Klein___, Crosby___, Theriault ___, McMillan___, Parker___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (5)
XII. NEW BUSINESS
XII.A. Employment
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve hiring J.D. Oliva for the position of Library Aide at the Harvard High School, Jennifer Saylor for the position of 11 month secretary at the High School, Shon (shawn) Ross for the position of 1 on 1 aide at the Harvard Jr. High School, Paola (pow-lah) Harasimowicz (har-ah-sim-oh-wits) for the position of special education aide at Jefferson School, Cheryl Grieship (gree-shop) and Brenda Anderson for the shared position of Special Education Liaison at Washington School, Tasha (tah-sha) Rayas (ray-as) and Erin Curtin for the shared position of PBIS internal coaches at Washington School, Taylor Koester (kess-ter) for the position of Special Education Liaison at the Jr. High School, Victor Gonzalez (gun-zal-es) for the position of head girls varsity soccer coach and Alexa Cunningham for the position of Jr. High yearbook advisor, Cristina Bermejo (ber-may-hoe) Cristobal (kriss-toe-ball) for the position of Spanish for Parents teacher and Belinda Gonzalez for the position of ESL for Parents teacher." Roll call
Theriault___, Parker___,Crosby___,  Klein___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
XII.B. Resignations
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to accept the resignation of Augustina Diaz (dee-ez) from the position of bilingual aide at Washington School effective October 5, 2015, Jordan Dahlke (doll-kee) from the position of reading assistant at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School effective October 5, 2015 , Ranell (rah-nell) Blue from the position of Yearbook Staff Advisor at the Jr. High School effective August 19, 2015, Jackie Nagel (nay-gull) from the position of Cross Categorical aide at the Jr. High School effective October 9, 2015, Lisa Holbrook from the position of Science teacher at the High School effective October 9, 2015, and Lori Most from the position of lunch/recess aide at Jefferson School effective October 15, 2015." Roll call
Klein___, Theriault___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Parker___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
XII.C. Retirement
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to accept the notice of retirement from Marie Bittner as of October 5, 2015." Roll call
Parker___, McMillan___, Klein___, Crosby___, Theriault___, Lehmann___, Stoxen___
XII.D. Transfers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the transfer of Tom Kiefer (key-fer) from the position of part-time reading teacher at St. Joseph's School to part-time reading teacher at Jefferson School and Heather Lind from the position of part-time reading teacher at Jefferson School to part -time reading teacher at St. Joseph's School." Roll call
Crosby____, Klein___, Theriault___,  McMillan___, Parker___, Lehmann___, Stoxen___
XII.E. FMLA Requests
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the FMLA requests for Lisa Frasik (fray-sick), Julie Theisz (tie-s) and David Schultz as presented." Roll call
Lehmann___, McMillan___, Parker___, Crosby___, Klein___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
XII.F. Fundraisers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Jefferson School library fundraiser from October 23, 2015 through October 30, 2015 to raise money to purchase new library books and incentives for the accelerated reading program, the Harvard boys basketball TV raffle fundraiser on November 15, 2015 through December 4, 2015 to raise money for the purchase of team sweatshirts , the district wide "Toys for Tots" fundraiser from November 20, 2015 through December 4, 2015 to gather toys and money for needy families, the Washington School tee shirt fundraiser from October 22, 2015 through November 4, 2015 to raise money for PBIS rewards as presented." Roll call
Parker___, Lehmann___, Crosby___, Klein___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (2)
XII.G. Change Orders
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Track Surface Company Change Order #1 in the credit amount of $349.00 for a new contract sum of $106,651.00, the Kane County Excavating-Landscaping Change Order #1 in the amount of $2,016.00 for a new contract amount of $242,668.00, the Chadwick Contracting Company Change Order #1 in the amount of $4,535.00 for a new contract sum of $47,395.00, the Kane County Excavating - asphalt paving Change Order #1 in the amount of $16,066.00 for a new contract sum of $554,979.00 and the Maneval Construction Co., Inc. Change Order #1 for the credit amount of $1,050.00 for a new contract amount of $122,750.00 all as presented." Roll call
Klein___, Parker___, McMillan___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (2)
XII.H. Related Service Job Descriptions
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the job descriptions for the Transition Coordinator, Vocational Coordinator,District Registered Nurse, Hearing Itinerant/Sign-language Interpreter, School Social Worker, School Psychologist, Speech/Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist as presented." Roll call
Theriault___, McMillan___, Klein___, Lehmann___, Crosby___, Parker___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XII.I. First Day Exclusion Policy
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the changes in Harvard Community Unit School District #50 policy 7:100 to include first day exclusion as presented." Roll call
Lehmann___, Crosby___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Parker___,  Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XIII. COMMITTEE REPORTS
XIII.A. Agriculture/Horticulture Committee
XIII.B. Building Trades Committee
XIII.C. Curriculum Committee
XIII.D. Facility Committee
XIII.E. Insurance Committee
XIII.F. Finance Committee
XIII.G. Labor Relations Committee
XIII.H. Negotiations Committee
XIII.I. Policy Committee
XIII.J. Superintendent Evaluation Committee
XIV. FOIA REQUESTS
Description:  On September 16, 2015 Susan Johnson, FOIA Officer, received a request from Charlene Roach from Smartprocure asking for the purchase order number of equivalent, the purchase order date, line item details, line item quantity, line item price, vender ID number, name, address, contact person and email address for all district purchases from May 27, 2015 forward.
On September 16, 2015 the information was sent to Ms. Roach electronically.

On September 18, 2015 Susan Johnson, FOIA Officer, received a request from Patrick McCraney from the Better Government Association requesting the Collective Bargaining Agreements: any and all collective bargaining agreements, including but not limited to union contracts with teachers. Administrative contracts for any and all employment/personnel agreements and contracts with current administrators, including but not limited to superintendents and principals. The approved operating and capital budgets for the 2015 - 2016 school year. Any and all legal settlements entered into, signed, or otherwise adopted from January 1, 2014 to present. All documents sufficient to show the names and corresponding job titles and salaries on any and all district employees and board members as of today.
On September 22, 2015 the information was sent to Mr. McCraney electronically.
XV. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
XV.A. Homecoming Highlights
XV.B. Jr. High Highlights
XVI. BUSINESS MANAGER REPORT
XVII. DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
Attachments: (1)
XVIII. REVIEW OF YEARLY BOARD CALENDAR
Attachments: (2)
XIX. ADDITIONAL MEETING DATES
Description:  Monday, October 26, 2015 - Curriculum Committee Meeting
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - Regular Meeting of the Board
XX. ADJOURN

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