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September 21, 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
Description:  Community Outreach Coordinator - Discussion only
December 21st Regular Board Meeting Date Change - Discussion only
Sub-Coordinator Stipend Increase - Discussion only
Land Purchase for Building Trades - Discussion only
V. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
VI. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VII. 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!
VIII. BUDGET HEARING
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION:  "I move to open the hearing for the 2016-17 Harvard Community Unit 50 budget." Roll call
Klein ___ Lehmann ___ McMillan ___ Parker ___ Crosby ___ Theriault ___ Stoxen ___


Explanation of the Budget



Questions



SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION:  "I move to close the hearing for the 2016-17 Harvard Community Unit School District 50 budget." Roll Call
Theriault ___ Crosby ___ Parker ___ McMillan ___ Lehmann ___ Klein ___ Stoxen ___
Attachments: (1)
IX. PBIS UPDATE
X. CLOSED SESSION MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the closed session minutes from the August 17, 2016, regular meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call
Crosby___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Theriault___, Klein___, Parker___, Stoxen___
XI. OPEN SESSION MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the open session minutes from August 17, 2016, regular meeting of the Board of Education." Roll call
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: (6)
XIII. NEW BUSINESS
XIII.A. Employment
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the hiring of Marisol Carreno for the position of One on One Aide at  Washington School, Jacqueline Hrgich for the position of Part-time Reading Assistanct at Jefferson Elementary School, Annette Jablonski for the position of Instructional Aide at Harvard High School, Carrie Stewart for the position of Richard D Crosby Elementary School Academic Interventionist, Jennifer Woods for the position of  Lunch/Recess Supervisor at Jefferson Elementary School, Siana Ruffin for the position of Special Education Aide at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School, Rebekah Tittle for the position of 2nd Grade Dual Language Teacher - English, Heather Harris for the position of Transitional Instructional Aide, Veronica Morales for the position of Parent Educator/Parents As Teachers Supervisor at Washington School, Viridiana Flores-Romo for the position of District Registrar Record Support, Jason Gomez for the position of Head Chess Coach at Harvard High School for the 2016-17 school year, Adam Schultz for the position of Head Wrestling Coach at Harvard Junior High School for the 2016-17 school year, Kyle Kruse for the position of Head Freshman Football Coach at Harvard High School for the 2016-17 school year, Becky Buckley for the position of Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Harvard High School for the 2016-17 school year, Justin Voss for the position of Advisor for the Class of 2020 for the 2016-17 school year, Gina Bianchi for the position of .5 Student Council Advisor at Harvard Junior High School for the 2016-17 school year, Ben Schwartz for the positions of 7th Grade Boys Basketball and 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach for the 2016-17 school year, Paul Costoff for the position of Junior Varsity Cross Country Coach for the 2016-17 school year, Elissa Ricchetti for the position of Science Teacher at Harvard High School, Stephanie Mitchell for the position of 6th Grade Math Teacher at Harvard Junior High School. " Roll call
Theriault___, Parker___, Crosby___,  Klein___, Lehmann___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
XIII.B. Resignations
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to accept the notice of resignation from Brittany Sutherland from the position of Secretary at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School effect September 16, 2016, Nicholas Taber from the position of Technology Help Desk Level 1 effective August 25, 2016, Brianna Weinmann from the position of Lunch/Recess Aide at Jefferson Elementary School effective August 11, 2016, Mollie Whiting from the position of Girls Basketball Varsity Assistant Coach and Sophomore Head Coach effective September 1, 2016." Roll call
Klein___, Crosby___, Lehmann___, Parker___. Theriault___, McMillan___, Stoxen___ 
XIII.C. Retirement
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION:  "I move to accept the notice of retirement from Nancy McNutt from the position of Health Aide at Washington School effective October 17, 2016, and Salvator Genovesi from the position of Maintenance/Custodial effective September 30, 2016." Roll call
Crosby ___, Klein ___, Lehmann ___, Parker ___, Theriault ___, McMillan ___, Stoxen ___
XIII.D. Transfers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the transfer of Kellie Ringel from the position of Second Grade One-way Dual Language English Teacher at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School to One-way Dual Language English Fifth Grade Teacher at Jefferson Elementary School, Kyle Motz from the position of Special Education Teacher at the Junior High School to Physical Education teacher at the Junior High School, MaryAnn Foster from the position of Secretary at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School to Secretary of Curriculum and Instruction as presented, Ruby Santana from the position of Instructional Aide at Washington School to Secretary at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School, Cori Luth from the position of CNA at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School to Secretary at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School, and Jeff Koza from the position of PE/Health teacher at Harvard Junior High School to PE/Health/Adaptive PE position at Harvard Junior High School." Roll call 
Parker___, McMillan___, Klein___, Crosby___, Theriault___, Lehmann___, Stoxen____
XIII.E. FMLA Requests
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the FMLA requests for Caryn Redman and Lewis Uribe."Roll call
Lehmann___, McMillan___, Parker___, Crosby___, Klein___, Theriault___, Stoxen___
XIII.F. Fundraisers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Jefferson School Library on October 24-28, 2016 and May 15-19, 2017 to raise money to purchase new library books, incentives, and supplement the library budget, the Harvard High School Cheerleading Volunteer Work for Pledges Fundraiser September 24, 2016 through October 1, 2016 to raise money for extra bows, gloves for cold weather, and sweatshirts/team shirts, and Harvard Junior High Soccer Team T-Shirt Fundraiser from October 1, 2016 through March 15, 2017 to raise money for team t-shirts and soccer equipment."  Roll call
Theriault___, Lehmann___, Crosby___, Klein___, Parker___, McMillan___, Stoxen___
XIII.G. FFA Field Trip
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the FFA Field Trip to Indianapolis as presented." Roll call
Theriault ___, Lehmann ___, Crosby ___, Klein ___, Parker ___, McMillan ___, Stoxen ___
Attachments: (1)
XIII.H. Recognition of Schools
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Recognition of Schools for Harvard Community Unit School District 50 as presented." Roll call
Parker ___, Klein ___, McMillan ___, Lehmann ___, Theriault ___, Crosby ___, Stoxen ___
Attachments: (1)
XIII.I. December Regular Meeting Date Change
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "i move to change the December 2016 regular meeting of the Harvard Community Unit School District Board of Education from December 21, 2016, to December ___________, 2016." All in favor
Motion __________  
Second _________
XIII.J. Sub-Coordinator Stipend Increase
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the $1,200 annual stipend increase for the position of Sub-Coordinator." Roll Call
Lehmann ___, Parker ___, Theriault ___, McMillan ___, Crosby ___, Klein ___, Stoxen ___
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. Policy Committee
XIV.J. Superintendent Evaluation Committee
XV. FOIA REQUESTS
Description:  On August 18, 2016, Susan Jonson FOIA Officer received a request from Therese Brown asking for how many parents requested half-day Kindergarten and any law or policy regarding the establishment of half-day Kindergarten.  On August 19, 2016, Susan Johnson replied electronically.  

On August 19, 2016, Susan Johnson FOIA Officer received notice from PAC that Mr. Wilkinson's request for review was honored and the district was required to send copies of exempt documentation.  On August 29, 2016, Catherine Locallo, District Attorney replied electronically.  Mr. Wilkinson had seven days to submit a reply and no reply was filed.

On August 29, 2016, Susan Johnson FOIA Officer received a request from Susan Marks requesting current staff/salary information for the 2016-17 school year, including contributions to pensions, healthcare,bonuses, and job description for the Social Worker.  Susan Johnson replied on September 2, 2016 electronically.
XVI. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
XVI.A. Extended School Year Update
XVI.B. Monthly Update for Curriculum and Instruction
XVII. BUSINESS MANAGER REPORT
XVIII. REVIEW OF YEARLY BOARD CALENDAR
Attachments: (1)
XIX. ADDITIONAL MEETING DATES
Description:  October 19, 2016  - 6:00 p.m. Board Meeting
XX. ADJOURN

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