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June 15, 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 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 mandated 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
V. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
VI. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VII. SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS
VII.A. Precision Machining Competition
VII.B. Track State Qualifiers
VII.C. Teacher of the Year for Start 105.5
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 from the May 18, 2016, regular meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call
Crosby___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Parker___, Stoxen___

SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the closed session minutes from the June 1, 2016, special meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call
Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Parker___, Crosby___, Stoxen___

SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve for release to the public the closed session minutes from the December 16, 2015, and the February 17, 2016, regular board meetings and to withhold from public release the closed session minutes from the January 20, 2016, March 16, 2016 and April 20, 2016 regular board meetings and the March 22, 2016, special board meeting due to confidential content." Roll call
Theriault___, Parker___, Klein___, McMillan___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Stoxen___
X. OPEN SESSION MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the open session minutes from the May 18, 2016, 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 May 19, 2016, special meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call
Crosby___,Theriault___, Lehmann___, Parker___, Klein___, McMillan___, Stoxen

SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the open session minutes from the June 1, 2016, special meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call
Theriault___, Lehmann___, Parker___, Klein___, McMillan___, Crosby___, Stoxen___
XI. 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)
XII. NEW BUSINESS
XII.A. Employment
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve hiring Laura Krieg for the position of  Special Education teacher at Jefferson Elementary School, Kelly Sullivan for the position of Special Education teacher at Jefferson Elementary School, Mayra Rodriguez for the position of Spanish Dual Language Kindergarten teacher, Jennifer Hendrickson for the position of Gifted teacher at the Harvard Jr. High School, Joelle Nelson for the position of 4th grade Dual Language English teacher, Daniel Petersen for the position of General Music and Chorus teacher at the Harvard Jr. High School, Clarissa Saliwanchik for the position of 6th grade English Language Arts/Social Studies teacher, Lauren Raudabaugh for the position of Title III Bilingual Resource teacher at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School, Ben Schwartz for the position of 7th grade Math/Science teacher, Hayley Ainsworth for the position of .5 Vocal teacher and .5 Alternative to Suspension teacher at Harvard High School, Ashley Kopecky for the position of English teacher at Harvard High School, Amanda Umland for the position of Transitional Special Education Program teacher at Harvard High School, Justin Voss for the position of Reading teacher at the Harvard High School, Terrance Wilkinon for the position of Credit  Recovery teacher at Harvard High School, Lara Coler for the position of Family Consumer Science teacher at Harvard High School, Jennifer Cody for the position of Summer School teacher, Jake House and Alisabeth Welter for the position of MCC Summer Jump Start teachers, Glenda Townsend, Eileen Byrne, Amy Finfrock, Jazmine Garcia, Bianka Serrano, Gabriela Martinez and Karina Fuentes for the position of Extended School Year Aides for 2016 - 2016, Nancy Reczek for the shared position of interim Principal at the Harvard Jr. High School for the 2016 - 2017 school year and Maura Rowland Bridges for the shared position of interim Principal at the Harvard Jr. High School for the 2016 - 2017 school year. " Roll call
Theriault___, Parker___, Crosby___,  Klein___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
XII.B. Resignations
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to accept the notice of resignation from Jake House from the position of Math teacher at the High School effective May 26, 2016, Brian Heidtke from the position of Math Teacher at the High School effective May 26, 2016, Erica Sharp from the position Secretary at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School effective May 18, 2016, Meaghan Kerton from the position of Special Education Aide at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School effective May 26, 2016, Susan Johnson from the position of Board Recording Secretary effective January 1, 2017, Stefanie Trulzsch from the position of Jr. High Girl's Assistant Track Coach effective May 17, 2016, Natalie Ramirez from the position of 1:1 aide at Washington Elementary School effective August 1, 2016, and Mark Schuring from the position of Extended School Year Aide effective June 8, 2016.  " Roll call
Klein___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Parker___. Theriault___, McMillan___, Stoxen___ 
XII.C. Retirement
Description:  There were no notices of retirement this month.
XII.D. Transfers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the transfer of Jackie Gratz from the position of Special Education Aide at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School to Special Education Aide at Jefferson School for 2016 - 2017 school year, Holly Friday from the position of part-time Art Teacher to full-time Art Teacher at the Jr. High School, Gabby Martinez from the position of Lunch/Recess Aide to the position of Special Education Aide at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School for the 2016 -2017 school year, Margaret Clark from the position of Special Education Aide at Washington School to Special Education Aide at Jefferson Elementary School, Brenda Silva from the position Special Education Aide at Harvard Jr. High School to Reading Intervention Assistant at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School for 2016 - 2017 school year, Tammy Hoeflich from the position of part-time Instructional Aide at the Harvard High School and Jefferson Elementary School to full-time Instructional Aide at Harvard High School." Roll call
Parker___, McMillan___, Klein___, Crosby___, Theriault___, Lehmann___, Stoxen____
XII.E. FMLA Requests
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the FMLA requests for Graciela Cruz Luna, Shannon Ryan, and Celia Blanco." Roll call
Lehmann___, McMillan___, Parker___, Crosby___, Klein___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
XII.F. Fundraisers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Harvard High School Football discount card fundraiser for the Fall of 2016 to raise money for supplemental equipment, camp costs, and motivational materials for the program." Roll call
Theriault___, Lehmann___, Crosby___, Klein___, Parker___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XII.G. Depository
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Harvard State Bank as the Harvard Community Unit School District depository for the fiscal year 2016 -2017." Roll call (Lehmann Abstain)
McMillan___, Parker___, Klein___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XII.H. Petty Cash
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the establishment of petty cash accounts in the amounts of $100 for the High School, $100 for the Jr. High School, $100 for Jefferson Elementary School, $100 for Richard D. Crosby Elementary School, $50 for Washington Elementary School, $100 for the Central Administrative Center and $550 for Athletics for the fiscal year 2016 - 2017. " Roll call
Parker___, Klein___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Theriault___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XII.I. Newspaper
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Northwest Herald as the Harvard Community Unit School District official newspaper for the fiscal year 2016 - 2017." Roll call
Klein___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Theriault___, McMillan___, Parker___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XII.J. Tentative Budget
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve Mary Taylor Chief School Business Official to prepare a tentative budget for the fiscal year 2016 - 2017." Roll call
Crosby___, Lehmann___,Theriault___, McMillan___, Parker___, Klein___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XII.K. Treasurer Appointment
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the appointment of Gary Edgeton as the Harvard Community Unit School District treasurer for the fiscal year 2016 - 2017." Roll call (Lehmann abstain)
Theriault___, McMillan___, Lehmann___, Parker___, Klein___, Crosby___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XII.L. Treasurer's Bond
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the treasures bond in the amount of $4,500,000 for the fiscal year 2016 - 2017." Roll call
Lehmann___, Theriault___, McMillan___, Parker___, Klein___, Crosby___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (1)
XII.M. Superintendent Search Company
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve hiring the firm of Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates to conduct a Superintendent search for the price of $16, 500.00." Roll call
Theriault___, Lehmann___, Crosby___, Klein___, Parker___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
Attachments: (4)
XII.N. Prevailing Wage Resolution
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to forgo the reading of and accept the Prevailing Wage Resolution as presented." Roll call
Klein___, Crosby___, Parker___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
XII.O. Insurance Bid
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to accept the Insurance Bid from The Crum Halstead Agency in the amount of $199,919.00." Roll call
Parker___, Theriault___, McMillan___, Klein___, Lehmann___, Crosby___, Stoxen___ 
Attachments: (5)
XII.P. District Handbook Approval
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the District Athletic and Activites Handbook and the District Student Handbooks as presented." All in Favor
Motion__________
Second_________
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 May 16, 2016, Susan Johnson FOIA Officer, received a request from Gabriella Lauricella, Data Acquisition Specialist for SmartProcure requesting purchase order number, purchase order date, line item details, line item quantity, line item price, vendor ID number, name, address, contact person and email address for all purchase orders from February 1, 2016 forward and the date of the beginning of the district's fiscal year.  On May 23, 2016, Susan Johnson sent the information electronically.

On May 17, 2016, Susan Johnson FOIA Officer, received a request from Jay Schultz asking for any documentation related to the creation of the Curriculum, Assessment and Grant Coordinator position including a needs assessment for the position (if it exists) and job description and the results of the ECRA Climate test recently completed for Harvard High School. On May 23, 2016, Susan Johnson sent the information to Mr. Schultz electronically.
XV. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
XV.A. 1:1 computing at the High School
XV.B. Library Update
XV.C. PBIS End of the Year Report
Attachments: (1)
XVI. BUSINESS MANAGER REPORT
XVII. REVIEW OF YEARLY BOARD CALENDAR
Attachments: (2)
XVIII. ADDITIONAL MEETING DATES
Description:  July 20, 2016 - 7:00 p.m. Board Meeting
XIX. ADJOURN

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