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April 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Mission Statement
The mission of Bannockburn School is to meet the cognitive, social and emotional needs of students living in a global society
4. Consolidated Election Results
Description:  Recommended Motion:  "I move that the Board of Education approve the Abstract of Votes from the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election as canvassed by the Lake County Clerk, as presented." Roll Call Vote
5. Reappointment of Matt Gopin to the Board of Education
Description:  Suggested Motions: I move that the Board of Education appoint Matt Gopin  to a 4 year term on the Board of Education (roll call vote)
6. Reappointment of Bethany Schols to the Board of Education
Description:  Suggested Motions: I move that the Board of Education appoint Bethany Schols  to a 4 year term on the Board of Education (roll call vote)
7. Reappointment of Jake Leahy to the Board of Education
Description:  Suggested Motions: I move that the Board of Education appoint Jake Leahy to a 2 year term on the Board of Education (roll call vote)
8. Appointment of Dr. Sheetal Patel to the Board of Education 
Description:  Suggested Motions: "I move that the Board of Education appoint Sheetal Patel to a 4 year term on the Board of Education" (Roll Call Vote)
9. Appointment of Allison Bowman to the Board of Education 
Description:  Suggested Motions: "I move that the Board of Education appoint Allison Bowman to a 2-year term on the Board of Education" (Roll Call Vote)
10. Oath of Office for Elected Board Members
Description:  Superintendent Dr. Scott Herrmann will administer the Oath of Office to Matt Gopin, Bethany Schols and Sheetal Patel for 4 year terms (2021-2025) and to Jake Leahy for a 2 year term (2021-2023) on the Board of Education.
11. Oath of Office for Appointed Board Member
Description: 

 
12. Election of School Board Officers
Description:  1) Election of School Board President Recommended Motion: "I nominate_____for the position of President of the Bannockburn School District 106 Board of Education". Notes:  Election is by voice vote, even if only one person is nominated.
2) Election of School Board Vice-President Recommended Motion: "I nominate_____for the position of Vice-President of the Bannockburn School District 106 Board of Education". Notes:  Election is by voice vote, even if only one person is nominated.
3) Election of School Board Secretary Recommended Motion: "I nominate_____for the position of Secretary of the Bannockburn School District 106 Board of Education". Notes:  Election is by voice vote, even if only one person is nominated.
13. Board Discussion
13.a.  Live stream all meetings via ZOOM
13.b. Enact consecutive term limits on President and Vice President
13.c.  Establish Student Board Member program
13.d. Board transparency, Structural Reforms, and the Strategic Planning Process
13.e. Revise Policy 2.110 to allow the Board President to vote only in the event of a tie
13.f. Revise Policy 2.140 Communications to and From the Board
13.g. Establishment of the following Standing Board Committees (to include at least one BOE member):
       Policy Review
       Parent Teacher Advisory Committee
       Behavioral Intervention Committee
       Finance Committee
       Education, Success and Inclusion Committee
       Student Health and Safety Committee
       Community, History and Engagement Committee
13.h. Proposed New Policy 2.235 Commitment to Board Meeting Transparency
13.i. Update Community Use Policy
14. Hearing of Citizens
Description:  Note: All public bodies, during the course of a business meeting, must provide an opportunity for public comment.  Board members may limit the public comments to items listed on the agenda (not usually necessary) and a certain amount of time for each individual comment (generally only important when there is a highly controversial issue and high public demand to make a comment before the Board).  The public comment portion of the agenda is generally NOT a time for the Board to interact with the public or to respond to the comments made by any member of the public.  It is a time to allow comments to be heard by the Board.  If a member of the public wishes to make inflammatory comments regarding an employee of the District, the Board should request that such communication take place in Closed Session to protect the privacy rights of staff.
15. Administrator's Report
15.a. Freedom of Information Act
Description:  FOIA request from SmartProcure. This company submits requests frequently and asks for the names of vendors. They use that information to sell to potential new vendors. The request was responded to in a timely manner. 

 
15.b. Review Consent Agenda Items
16. Consent Agenda
Description:  Recommended Motion:  "I move that the Board of Education approve the consent agenda items, as presented"  (Roll call vote)
16.a. Board and Closed Session (Open) Meeting Minutes
16.b. Bills for Payment
16.c. Budget Report
16.d. Treasurer's Report
16.e. Destruction of August 2019 Closed Session Audio Tape
16.f. Authorize Superintendent to Prepare FY2022 Budget
Description:  Note:  Although Lisa and I have been gathering data for the FY2022 budget for some time, the law requires the Board to officially authorize the superintendent to begin the budget process.
16.g. First Reading of New Policies
16.h. Approve the Board of Education Meeting Dates for the 2021-22 School year
16.i. Approve the Final 2020-2021 School Calendar
Description:  Approval of the 2020-21 School Calendar with the last day of school being June 7, 2021
16.j. Approval of Bus Contract for the 2021-2022 School Year
16.k. 5 year review of Policies
Description:  5 year review of policies, 5:270, 6:315 and 7:40.  This is recommended by PRESS to to get them onto the PRESS schedule for 5 year review.
16.l. Resignation - Certified Staff Member
16.m. Request for Leave 
17. Closed Session
Description:  Motion: I move the Board adjourn to closed session to discuss items concerning the purchase of property, potential litigation, and items regarding the employment or compensation of specific employees.
18. Open Session
19. Adjourn
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