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March 16, 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.C.1. Retirement Question
IV.D. Transfers
IV.E. Additional Matters
IV.E.1. Administrator, Director and Board Staff Job Descriptions
IV.E.2. District Administrative Flow Chart
IV.E.3. Athletic/Activities Supervision - Discussion Only
IV.E.4. NIU Cohort - Discussion Only
IV.E.5. Related Service Personnel Issue 
IV.E.6. New Positions for 2016 - 2017 school year
V. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
VI. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VII. TOYS FOR TOTS PRESENTATION
VIII. RECOGNITION OF STATE QUALIFYING WERSTLERS
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 February 17, 2016 regular meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call (Klein Abstain)
Crosby___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Parker___, Stoxen___
XI. OPEN SESSION MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the open session minutes from the February 17, 2016 regular meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call (Klein Abstain)
McMillan___, Crosby___, Theriault___, Lehmann___, Parker___, Klein___, 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: (5)
XIII. NEW BUSINESS
XIII.A. Employment
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve hiring Cheryl Niemo (nee-moh) for the position of Academic Annex Supervisor at the Harvard Jr. High School, Sue Schiller for the position of musical accompanist for the 2015 - 2016 school year, Chelsea Lamb for the position of musical choreographer for the 2015 - 2016 school year." Roll call
Theriault___, Parker___, Crosby___,  Klein___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
XIII.B. Resignations
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to accept the notice of resignation from Johnny Lammersfeld from the position of choral director and general music teacher effective at the end of the 2015-2016 school year, Nuria (nur-ee-ah) Salvado from the position of Spanish Language Arts teacher effective at the end of the 2015-2016 school year, Tiffany Walkosz (wall-koze) from the position of Special Education teacher effective at the end of the 2015-2016 school year, Richa (rich-ah) Patel (pah-tell) from the position of Reading teacher effective the end of the 2015-2016 school year, Sandy Urbina (ur-bye-nah) from the position of Special Education Aide effective March 1, 2016, Casey Seyller from the position of Head Girls and Boys Cross Country coach effective at the end of the 2015-2016 school year and Amie Kirkeguard (kirk-ah-guard) from the position of Assistant Junior Varsity Cheerleader coach effective March 9, 2016. " Roll call
Klein___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Parker___. Theriault___, McMillan___, Stoxen___ 
XIII.C. Retirement
Description:  There were no notices of retirement this month.
XIII.D. Transfers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the transfer of Jennifer Saylor (sail-or) from the position of secretary at Harvard High School to Athletics/Activity Director's secretary effective July 1, 2016." Roll call
Lehmann___, Theriault___, Klein___, McMillan___, Parker___, Crosby___, Stoxen___
XIII.E. FMLA Requests
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the FMLA requests for April Durbin, Eileen Byrne and Joy Lefebvre (lah-fee-bray) as presented." Roll call
Lehmann___, McMillan___, Parker___, Crosby___, Klein___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
XIII.F. Fundraisers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Harvard High School Baseball TV Raffle fundraiser on April 4 - 15, 2016 to raise money for team sweatshirt, the Harvard High School Class of 2018 chicken dinner fundraiser on April 11, 2016 to raise money for prom and the Harvard Jr. High School American Heart Association Hoops for Heart fundraiser on April 26, 2016 (rain date April 29, 2016) .the Jefferson School Spring Garden fundraiser from April 4 – April 11, 2016 to
raise money for field trips that are related to curriculum, the Jefferson School Popcorn Friday fundraiser on May 20, 2016 to raise money to purchase supplies for the end of the year PBIS celebration and the Jefferson School Popcorn Friday fundraiser on April 22, 2016 to raise money for the Harvard Rotary Club to support the Tapehua Community Center in Tapehua Mexico" Roll call
Theriault___, Lehmann___, Crosby___, Klein___, Parker___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (2)
XIII.G. Durham Transportation Extension
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the extension with Durham Transportation for the 2016 - 2017 school year as presented." Roll call
Parker___, McMillan___, Lehmann___, Theriault___, Klein___, Crosby___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (2)
XIII.H. Auditor Engagement Letter
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the contract with Milburn Cain & Company to perform the regular and federal audit for Harvard Community Unit School District #50 in the amount of $17,000. for the 2015 - 2016 fiscal year." Roll call
Klein___, Crosby___, Parker___, Lehmann___, MicMillan___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (2)
XIII.I. IHSA Membership Renewal
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION:  "I move to renew the Harvard High School's  membership in the Illinois High School Association for the 2016 - 2017 school year." Roll call
Crosby___, Lehmann___, Klein___, Thierault___, McMillan___, Parker___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XIII.J. Title I Approval
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Harvard District Continuous Improvement Plan as presented." Roll call
Parker___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Lehmann___, Klein___, Crosby___, Stoxen___
XIII.K. Resolution for Non-reemployment of Full-time, First Year, Non-tenured teacher
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to forgo the reading of and approve the resolution for non- reemployment of full-time first year, non-tenured teacher Elisa Lopez." Roll call
Crosby___, Lehmann___, Therialut___, Klein___, Parker___, McMillan___
Attachments: (1)
XIII.L. Resolution for Non-reemployment of Full-time, Second Year, Non-tenured teacher
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to forgo the reading of and approve the resolution foe non-reemployment of full-time, second-year, non-tenured teacher Shawna (shaw-nah) Welsch." Roll call
Klein___, Crosby___, Parker___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
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:  There were no FOIA requests this month.
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:  March 22, 2016 - Special  Meeting of the Board - 6:00 p.m.
April 20, 2016 - Regular Meeting of the Board - 7:00 p.m.
May 18, 2016 - Curriculum Committee - 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
May 18, 2016 - Regular Meeting of the Board - 7:00 p.m.
XXI. RETURN TO CLOSED SESSION
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." Roll call
Crosby___, Klein___, Lehmann___, Parker___, Theriault___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
XXII. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
XXIII. ADJOURN

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