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February 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Preliminary
I.A. Call to Order and Roll Call
I.B. Pledge of Allegiance
I.C. Approval of Board of Education Minutes
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 11, 2020, including the executive session minutes to remain confidential.
I.D. Approval of Additions and / or Deletions
I.E. Approval of Agenda
II. Special Items
II.A. Thoms Family Scholarship Presentation
Description:  Presentation of the Thoms 'Above and Beyond' Scholarships: Lindsey Thoms will present awards and students receiving scholarships will give a brief descriptions of their projects.
III. Reports
III.A. Board Members
III.B. Superintendent
III.C. RIEA President
IV. Communications
IV.A. Requests from persons wishing to speak on certain agenda items will be called upon at the appropriate time.
IV.B. Citizens wishing to address the Board of Education on items not on the agenda. Comments should be limited to three (3) minutes. (Matters regarding specific employees or students are of a confidential nature and will not be heard in open session.)
V. Action of Routine Matters
V.A. Request for Future Agenda Items
V.B. Blanket Motion
Description:  Opportunity will be given for the selection of items that need no discussion to be approved at the appropriate time on the agenda.  The following items are recommended for the Blanket Motion:
V.B.1. Contracts (a)...Action
V.B.1.a. Affordable Care Act Software Renewal...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Contract for Service with Worxtime, 360B Quality Circle, Suite 220, Huntsville, AL 35806 in the amount of $9308.16 to complete all required
Affordable Care Act compliance's.
V.B.2. List of Donations...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the list of donations
V.B.3. Fundraiser Requests...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the February Fund Raiser requests.
V.B.4. Bills for Payment...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education authorize Bills for Payment dated February 14, 2020 in the amount of $2,730,448.83.
V.B.5. FY20 Title I Technology Purchase...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the acquisition of the above items, from CDW-G, 75 Remittance Drive Suite 1515 Vernon Hills, Illinois 60675 and ACP Direct PO Box 703168 Dallas, Texas 75370, for Chromebooks, projectors, Smart Boards, and other technology not to exceed a total cost of $370,895. Title funds will be used for these purchases.
V.B.6. Rock Island High Stadium Turf Replacement...Action
Description:  It is recommendedthat the RIMSD Board of Education award the Turf Replacement to:  Field Turf, Glen Ellyn, IL. at a cost of$479,868.66.
V.B.7. Non-Certified Appointments...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the following non-certified appointments for the 2019-20 school year of Terence Hanes, Kathy Lelonek, Madeline Anderson, Destiney Hearn, Stacey Gililand, Haley Anderson.
V.B.8. Non-Certified Coach...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the following non-certified coach for the 2019-20 school year: Alissa Rohm.
V.B.9. Non-Certified Resignations...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the following non-certified resignations during the 2019-20 school year of Robin Dennison, Food Service at Thomas Jefferson, one year of service and Judy Palmer, Food Service at RICMS, with less than one year of service.
VI. Operations
VI.A. Board Policy Revisions…Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the revisions to the Board Polices as presented from the Illinois Association of School Boards policy service.
Attachments: (2)
VI.B. Freedom of Information Act Requests (FOIA)...Information
Description:  The District received a FOIA request and responded in the five day time limit: Mr. Nathan Mihelich requested a list of all of the 2020 retiring certified staff with emails-Kathy Evanchyk kathy.veanchyk@rimsd41.org, Cheryl Gipson-cheryl.gipson@rimsd41.org, Laveryne Jordan-belle.jordan@rimsd41.org, Mike Nitzel-mike.nitzel@rimsd41.org, Terry Taylor-terry.taylor@rimsd41.org, Lisa Wells-lisa.wells@rimsd41.org.
The District received a FOIA request and responded in the five day time limit: Jodi S. Cohen and Jennifer Smith Richards requested: Any records, including emails and attachments, sent to restrainttimeout@isbe.net since Nov. 20, 2019. The originating email addresses may include, though are not limited to, the following sender at the rimsd41.org domain: Alicia Sanders. The District has identified responsive records, but such records are exempt from disclosure under Sections 7(1)(a) and 7.5(r) of the FOIA. 5 ILCS 140/7(1)(a) & 7.5(r). The records contain highly sensitive information about incidents involving students who receive special education and related services. To the extent the records could identify a student, release of the records would constitute an unwarranted invasion of that student’s personal privacy. Therefore, under Section 7(1)(c) of the FOIA, the records are exempt from disclosure.5 ILCS 140/7(1)(c). Therefore, the District has withheld the records in their entirety. The Party was referred to  the Public Access Counselor (PAC) in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. 5 ILCS 140/9.5(a) to seek review of any FOIA denial.
VII. Business/Finance
VII.A. Construction Update...Information
Description:  Bob Beckwith and Legat Architects will update the Board with possible designs and timelines for remaining construction projects.
VII.B. Resolution calling a public hearing...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve a resolution calling a public hearing concerning the intent of the Board to sell not to exceed $20,000,000 general obligation alternate revenue bonds for the purpose of altering, repairing and equipping school buildings and facilities and improving school sites.
VII.C. Resolution authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $20,000,000 general obligation alternate revenue bonds...Action 
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve a resolution authorizing the issuance of not to
exceed $20,000,000 general obligation alternate revenue bonds for the purpose of altering, repairing and equipping school buildings and facilities and improving school sites.
VII.D. Resolution expressing official intent regarding certain capital expenditures to be reimbursed from bond proceeds...Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve a resolution expressing official intent regarding certain capital expenditures to be reimbursed from bond proceeds.
VIII. Personnel
VIII.A. Administrative Appointment………Action
Description:  It is recommended the Board of Education approve Dorian Maag for the position of  2020-21
Thomas Jefferson Elementary Principal.
VIII.B. Non-Affiliated salaries…Action
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the salaries for twelve (12) non-affiliated district positions to be implemented immediately. The salary increases will cost $23,889.14.  District funds will be utilized for these changes.
IX. Executive Session
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education move to executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body,including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine itsvalidity. 5 ILCS 120/2(c) (1).  Collective negotiating matters between
the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning
salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5 ILCS 120/2(c) (2).
X. Adjournment
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