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February 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL
Description:  Theriault ___, Lehmann ___, Crosby ___, McMillan ___, Shafer ___, Duber ___, Roldan ___
III. ENTER CLOSED SESSION - 4:00 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. 5ILCS 120/2(c)(1), amended by P.A. 99-646. Roll call
Lehmann ___, Crosby ___, McMillan ___, Shafer ___, Duber ___, Roldan ___, Theriault ___
IV. CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
IV.A. Personnel
IV.B. Staffing Update
V. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
VI. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VII. SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Description:  Harvard High School WHIW Athletes of the Month:
Emma Ackland - Basketball
Bryce Fiegel - Wrestling & Sectional Qualifier for Wrestling
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. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Open and Closed Session Minutes from the January 16, 2019 Regular Meeting of the Board." Roll call 
McMillan ___, Duber ___, Crosby ___, Lehmann ___,  Roldan ___, Shafer ___, Theriault ___
X. CONSENT AGENDA
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the following consent agenda reports, Budget Activity Report, Treasurer's Report, Bills Payable Fund Summary, Bills Payable List, Insurance Cafeteria Report, Personnel Report, the Accounts Payable Report, as presented, and the employment of the following for the 2018-19 school year:  Jamie Ryan, Social Worker at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School, Sharon Button, .5 AVID Tutor at Harvard High School, Stacey Corder, Grants and Business Office Accountant at Central Office, Mackenzie Parry, .5 Early Childhood Art/Music Teacher at Washington Elementary School, Alexandria Sanchez, Special Education Aide at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School, Stephanie Dwyer, Split Assistant Girls Softball Coach at Harvard High School, and Susana Lopez, Girls Track and Field Assistant Coach at Harvard Junior High School; and the employment of Rebecca Blachford, Caren MacKenzie, Erin Harris, Sara Weaver, and Armando Valdes for the positions of Division Chairs at Harvard High School for the 2019-20 school year."  Roll call
Lehmann ___, Crosby ___, Duber ___, Shafer ___, Roldan ____McMillan ___, Theriault 
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XI. NEW BUSINESS
XI.A. Memorandum of Understanding
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to forgo the reading of and approve the
Memorandum of Understanding between the Illinois State Board of Education and the Harvard Community Unit School District 50 as presented." Roll call
Shafer ___, McMillan ___, Crosby ___, Lehmann ___, Duber ___, Roldan ___, Theriault ___
XI.B. Award of Copier Paper Bid
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to forego the reading of and approve the bid from Cardunal for the purchase of copier paper, covering 16 months, from March 2019 through June 2020.”  Roll Call
Crosby ___, Roldan ___, Duber ___, Shafer ___, Lehmann ___, McMillan ___, Theriault ___ 
XI.C. Overnight Field Trip Request
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the overnight field trip to Spain, France, and Italy that will be led by Caren S. MacKenzie from June 16 - 26, 2019." Roll call
Duber ___, Shafer ___, Lehmann ___, McMillan ___, Roldan ___, Crosby ___, Theriault ___
XI.D. Fundraisers
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Harvard Harmony Band and Choir T-Shirts fundraiser from February 2019 through April 2019, to raise money to help purchase items for the District Music Department; the Harvard Harmony Poppin' Popcorn fundraiser from February 25, 2019 through March 8, 2019, to raise money to help pay for their New Orleans trip; the Washington Elementary School Spirit Wear Fundraiser from February 25, 2019 through March 22, 2019 to raise money to support field trips and expanded classroom materials outside the typical curriculum; and the previously Board-approved Harvard High School NHS Chicken Dinner Fundraiser which has been rescheduled for March 11, 2019 (from February 11, 2019.)"  Roll call
Roldan ___, Shafer___, Duber ___, Lehmann ___, McMillan ___, Crosby ___, Theriault ___
XII. COMMITTEE REPORTS
XII.A. Agriculture/Horticulture Committee
XII.B. Building Trades Committee
Description:  Next Meeting - March 13, 2019 at 5:00pm
XII.C. Curriculum Committee
XII.D. Facility Committee
Description:  Next Meeting - March 13, 2019 at 4:00pm
XII.E. Finance Committee
XII.F. Insurance Committee
XII.G. Labor Relations Committee
XII.H. Negotiations Committee
XII.I. Policy Committee
XII.J. Superintendent Evaluation Committee
XIII. FOIA REQUEST
Description:  On January 8, 2019, FOIA officer Toni Harmon received from Drew Zimmerman of the Northwest Herald a request for all documents and correspondence related to or following up on any and all complaints filed by Harvard High School students or staff alleging sexual harassment, sexual misconduct or sexual assault in the last five years. On January 22, 2019, Toni Harmon responded that no complaints were filed by Harvard High School students or staff.
XIV. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
XIV.A. MAP Progress Report - Margaret Segersten
XV. ADDITIONAL MEETING DATES
Description:  March 20, 2019 - 7:00pm Board Meeting
XVI. ADJOURN

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