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April 17, 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 - 5:30 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. Superintendent Evaluation
IV.B. Personnel
IV.C. Staffing Update
IV.D. Negotiations - CBA Update
IV.E. Administrator Salary Increase
V. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
VI. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VII. SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Description:  7th Grade Girls Basketball Team - 2nd Place at MNC Conference Tournament

Harvard High School WHIW Athletes of the Month: 
   Alexia Posada - Girls Soccer; Jason Pichardo - Boys Track and Field
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 April 15, 2019 Special  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: Sarah Wargaski, District Instructional Coach at Central Office; Joe Treml, Assistant Baseball Coach at Harvard High School; Jenna Moller, District Instructional Coach at Central Office; Barbara Kempster, Accounts Payable & Purchasing Clerk at Central Office; Jason Henning, Social Worker at Jefferson Elementary School (pending licensure); Katheryn Walsh, .5 Gifted and Talented Elementary Teacher at Jefferson Elementary School; Jillian Van Der Heyden, Fourth Grade Elementary Teacher at Jefferson Elementary (pending licensure); Sharon Reisenbuchler, Third Grade Teacher at Richard D. Crosby Elementary School; Amy Beestra, Secondary Business Teacher at Harvard High School; Kelley Berry, Educational Support Personnel - Special Education at Washington Elementary School; Ashley Voss, Social Worker at Washington Elementary School (pending licensure); Karina Fuentes, Educational Support Personnel - Special Education at Washington Elementary School; Nara Mahone, Summer School Principal - Elementary and Extended School Year; Michael Patterson, Summer School Principal - Harvard Junior High School and Harvard High School; and Shane Bieze, Educational Support Personnel - Special Education at Harvard Junior High School." Roll call
Lehmann ___, Crosby ___, Duber ___, Shafer ___, Roldan ____McMillan ___, Theriault 
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XI. NEW BUSINESS
XI.A. Overnight Field Trip Requests
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Harvard FFA Annual State Convention in Springfield, IL from June 11-13, 2019." Roll call
Roldan ___, McMillan ___, Shafer ___, Lehmann ___, Crosby ___, Duber ___, Theriault ___
XI.B. Approval of Sikich LLP as the District Auditor for FY19, FY20, and FY21
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to award the contract for the financial audit services for the 3-year audit cycle FY19, FY20, FY21 to Sikich LLP in the amount of $57,150.00, as presented." Roll call
Shafer ___, Crosby ___, Roldan ___, Lehmann ___, McMillan ___, Duber ___, Theriault ___ 
XI.C. Approval of the PowerSchool Student Information System software purchase
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to award the contract for the Student Information Systems to PowerSchool for a 3-year contract (FY20-22) in the amount of $143,670.00, as presented." Roll call
Duber ___, Lehmann ___, Roldan ___, Shafer ___, Crosby ___,  McMillan ___, Theriault ___ 
XI.D. Board Approval of Reimbursable Expense Items per the Local Government Travel Expense Act  
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION: "I move to approve the Puerto Rico recruiting expenditures as listed in order to comply with the Local Government Travel Expense Act, as presented." Roll call
Crosby ___, McMillan ___, Lehmann ___,  Roldan ___, Duber ___, Shafer ___, Theriault ___ 
XI.E. Resolution to Participate in the McHenry County Regional Safe School Program
Description:  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION:  "I move to forego the reading of and approve the Resolution to Participate in the McHenry County Regional Safe School Program, as presented." Roll call
Shafer ___, Roldan ___, Crosby ___, McMillan ___, Lehmann ___, Duber ___, Theriault ___
XII. COMMITTEE REPORTS
XII.A. Agriculture/Horticulture Committee
XII.B. Building Trades Committee
XII.C. Curriculum Committee
XII.D. Facility Committee
Description:  April 17, 2019 - 4:30pm 
XII.E. Finance Committee
Description:   May 15, 2019 - 5:00 pm
XII.F. Insurance Committee
XII.G. Labor Relations Committee
XII.H. Negotiations Committee
XII.I. Policy Committee
Description:  May 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm
XII.J. Superintendent Evaluation Committee
Description:  May 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm
XIII. FOIA REQUEST
Description:  On March 19, 2019, FOIA Officer Toni Harmon received a request from Nathan Mihelich, Illinois Retired Teachers Association, requesting the names and email addresses of any certified retiring staff for 2018-2019.  On March 19, 2019, Toni Harmon sent the information electronically.

On March 26, 2019, FOIA Officer Toni Harmon received a request from Olivia Deloian, NBCUniversal, requesting documents showing which school buildings in your district each have a storm shelter that meets the minimum requirements of the ICC/NSSA Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters (ICC-500), including the location of each shelter relative to its assigned school building. For those school buildings in Harvard Community Unit School District 50 that do not have a storm shelter that meets the minimum requirements described above, please provide documents showing how and where the children in each of those school buildings are to be sheltered, in case of a tornado emergency, including the location of each shelter relative to its assigned school building.  On April 5, 2019, Toni Harmon sent the information electronically.
XIV. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
XIV.A. Power 6 Presentation - Administrative Policy
XIV.B. Power 6 Presentation - Non-Cert PD
XV. ADDITIONAL MEETING DATES
Description:  May 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm Board Meeting
XVI. ADJOURN

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