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January 20, 2016 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 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 Matters
IV.E.1. Retirement - Discussion Only
IV.E.2. Additional Person for Human Resource
IV.E.3. Contract for Building Trades - Information Only
IV.E.4. HB1 Visa - Information Only
IV.E.5. SPED teacher and Replacement - Jr. High
IV.E.6. Administrative Evaluation - Information Only
V. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
VI. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VII. PRESENTATION FROM FROST GROUP
VIII. SPECIAL RECOGNITTION
VIII.A. Jason Chupich - Home State Bank December "Teacher of the Month"
IX. 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!
X. CLOSED SESSION MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the closed session minutes for the December 16, 2015 regular meeting of the Board." Roll call 
Crosby___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Parker___, Stoxen___

SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve for public release the Harvard Community Unit School District Board of Education closed session minutes from the June 17, 2015 regular meeting of the board and the November 18, 2015 regular meeting of the board and to withhold from the public the regular closed session meeting minutes from the May 20, 2015, July 15, 2015, August 19, 2015 September 16, 2015 and October 21, 2015 due to confidential content." Roll call
Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Parker___, Crosby___, Stoxen___
XI. OPEN SESSION MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the open session minutes from the December 16, 2015 regular meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call 
McMillan___, Crosby___, Theriault___, Lehmann___, Parker___, Klein___, Stoxen___

SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the open session minutes from the December 22, 2015 special meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call
Crosby___, Theriault___, Lehmann___, Parker___, Klein___, Crosby___, Stoxen___
XII. CONSENT AGENDA
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the consent agenda as presented." Roll call 
Klein___, Crosby___, Theriault ___, McMillan___, Parker___, Lehmann___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (6)
XIII. NEW BUSINESS
XIII.A. Employment
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve Mark Shuring (sure-ing) for the position of Special Education Instructional Aide at Harvard High School, Natalie Ramirez (rah-mear-ez) for the position of one-on-one aide at Washington School, Jamie Fredricks for the position of Special Education Aide at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School and Brian Heidtke (hide-key) for the position of JV softball coach 3/4 stipend and Ashley Smith for the position of JV softball coach 1/4 stipend." Roll call
Theriault___, Parker___, Crosby___,  Klein___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
XIII.B. Resignations
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to accept the notice of resignation from Miles Gratz from the position of District Technician Level II effective December 30, 2015, Audra Humy (hue-mee) from the position of Mathematics Department Chairperson effective January 4, 2016, Jordi Lopez Hernanez (he-nan-ez) from the position of 3rd grade dual language Spanish teacher at the end of the 2015 - 2016 school year and Kristi Greunwald (groon-wald) from the position of Special Education Aide at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School effective July 15, 2016." Roll call
Crosby___, Klein___, Lehmann___, Parker___. Theriault___, McMillan___, Stoxen___ 
XIII.C. Retirement
Description:  There are no notices of retirement this month.
XIII.D. Transfers
Description:  There are no transfers this month.
XIII.E. FMLA Requests
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the FMLA requests for Tammy Morris, James Jeschke (jess-key), and Tina Hill as presented." Roll call
Lehmann___, McMillan___, Parker___, Crosby___, Klein___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
XIII.F. Fundraisers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Harvard Girls Basketball scarf sale fundraiser from January 22, 2016 through February 12, 2016 to raise money for to buy uniforms, score clock and practice gear." Roll call
Theriault___, Lehmann___, Crosby___, Klein___, Parker___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (2)
XIII.G. Policy 
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the new Harvard Community Unit School Board policy as presented." Roll call
McMillan___, Parker___, Klein___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (2)
XIII.H. Graduation Date for Class of 2016
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. as the date and time for the graduation of the Class of 2016." All in favor
Motion_________
Second________
Attachments: (1)
XIV. COMMITTEE REPORTS
XIV.A. Agriculture/Horticulture Committee
XIV.B. Building Trades Committee
XIV.C. Curriculum Committee
XIV.D. Facility Committee
XIV.E. Insurance Committee
XIV.F. Finance Committee
XIV.G. Labor Relations Committee
XIV.H. Negotiations Committee
XIV.I. Superintendent Evaluation Committee
XV. FOIA REQUESTS
Description:  On November 21, 2015 Susan Johnson, FOIA Officer, received a request from Frankie Hastings asking for the certified payroll for Majestic Asphalt Services for the week of November 16, 2015.  On November 23, 2015 Susan Johnson asked for an extension to Dec. 1, 2015. The information was still not available on Dec.1, 2015 so Susan Johnson informed Ms. Hastings that she would need to re-request. 
XVI. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
XVII. BUSINESS MANAGER REPORT
XVIII. DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
XIX. REVIEW OF YEARLY BOARD CALENDAR
Attachments: (2)
XX. ADDITIONAL MEETING DATES
Description:  February 17, 2016 - Regular Meeting of the Board - 7:00 p.m.
XXI. ADJOURN

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