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January 19, 2021 at 7:00 PM - Regular Board of Education Meeting

1. Call to Order
2. Salute to the Flag
3. Reading of the Mission Statement
"Community High School strives to promote and provide growth experiences in Learning, Leadership and Living."
Presenter:  Lynn Casey-Maher
4. Roll Call
5. Additions to the Agenda:
1. Student of the Month - December 2020
1.a. Jordan Garcia
Attachments: (1)
2. All-State Musician and All-State Thespian
2.a. Samuel Incrocci
Attachments: (1)
1. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Moses Cheng
1.a. FOIA's
Attachments: (1)
2. Director of Business Services Report
Presenter:  Dan Oberg
3. Director of Human Resources Report
Presenter:  Cheryl Moore
4. Principal's Report
Presenter:  Will Dwyer
Attachments: (1)
4.a. Remote Learning/e-Learning Update
5. Committee and Representative Reports
5.a. Finance - January 7, 2021
Attachments: (1)
5.a.1. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Finance Committee approve the minutes of the meeting listed above.
5.b. Monitoring and Planning
5.c. Policy
6. Future Dates
7. Open Comment - Board Members
Presenter:  Board Members
8. Future Issues
1. Items Removed from Consent Agenda for Separate Action 
2. Consent Agenda Action for All Items Except Those Listed in 1. Above
1. Approval of Minutes
1.a. Regular Board of Education Meeting - December 15, 2020
Attachments: (1)
1.a.1. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education approve the minutes of the meeting listed above.
2. Acceptance of Minutes
2.a. Finance Committee Meeting - January 7, 2021
2.a.1. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education accept the minutes of the meeting(s) listed above.
3. Approval of Financials
RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education approve the expenditures from December 10, 2020 to January13, 2021 and accept the financial reports.
3.a. Approve Current Expenditures
Attachments: (2)
3.b. Imprest Fund Statement
Attachments: (1)
3.c. Treasurer's Report
Attachments: (1)
3.d. Statement of Position/Financial Report
Attachments: (1)
3.e. Statement of Revenue/Expenditures YTD Ending December 31, 2020
Attachments: (1)
3.f. 3-Year Budget/Actual Report
Attachments: (1)
3.g. Grant Reports
Attachments: (2)
3.h. Petty Cash Fund Report
Attachments: (1)
3.i. Student Activity Account Fund Balance
Attachments: (1)
3.j. New Vendors Monthly Report
Attachments: (1)
3.k. Quarterly Financial Reports
Attachments: (3)
3.l. Referendum Revenue and Expenditure Report
Attachments: (2)
4. Personnel Report - (Roll Call)
The Personnel Report consists of the employment of two non-certified staff, the retirement of one non-certified staff, the resignation of three non-certified staff, the retirement of one certified staff member, the leave of absence of four certified staff and the resignation of one coach.
Attachments: (1)
4.a. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education approve the Personnel Report as presented in the packet.
1. Separation of Employment - (Roll Call)
1.a. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education accept the following:
1.a.1. The resignation of Olga Trofimova, Program Assistant/Student Services Division, effective January 4, 2021
1.a.2. The resignation of Robert Talbot, Program Assistant/World Languages Division, effective January 5, 2021
1.a.3. The resignation of Tracey Dawson, Staff Nurse/Student Services Division, effective December 16, 2020
1.a.4. The retirement of Rose Campos, Administrative Assistant/Athletics Division, effective June 30, 2021
1.a.5. The retirement of Hector Salgado, Teacher/Humanities Division, effective at the end fo the 2024-2025 school year.
2. Approval of Tentative 2021-2022 School Calendar - (Roll Call)
Attachments: (1)
2.a. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education approve the tentative 2021-2022 school calendar.
3. Textbook Display - (Roll Call)
Each year the Board receives a comprehensive report on textbooks needed for purchase for the coming school year. Attached is that proposal from Principal Dwyer. It includes a listing of new textbooks and a rationale for each of the new textbooks.
Attachments: (1)
3.a. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education authorize the administration to advise the public via website that textbooks recommended for adoption will be on display for 21 days.
4. Regular Transportation Request For Proposal Results - (Roll Call)
District 94 solicited proposals for regular student transportation.  Seven vendors attended the mandatory pre-proposal meeting on November 23, 2020.  On December 14, 2020, District 94 received 3 proposals from 2 vendors. Illinois Central provided 2 proposals, the main proposal was a 15% increase, while their alternate proposal was a 10% increase with additional payments for reduced routes separate from a government shutdown.  After review from the Business Office and the Finance Committee, Administration is recommending the alternate proposal presented by Illinois Central. 
4.a. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education accept the alternate proposal from North America Central School Bus dba Illinois Central School Bus, Joliet, IL 60437 for the combined amount of $2,867,036.05 for the school years 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24.
5. Scannell Industrial Funds Tax Abatement - (Roll Call)
An intergovernmental agreement is being brought to the board for approval between the local taxing entities including the City of West Chicago, the DuPage Airport Authority, the West Chicago Library District, West Chicago Fire Protection District, West Chicago Elementary School District 33, and Community High School District 94 and Midwest Industrial Funds regarding a Property Tax Abatement related to the property at 555 Innovation Drive, West Chicago, IL.  This agreement has been reviewed by our legal counsel
Attachments: (1)
5.a. RECOMMENDED MOTION:  That the Board of Education approve the Intergovernmental Agreement providing a property tax abatement for the property at 555 Innovation Drive, West Chicago, IL.
6. 2020-2021 Amended School Calendar - (Roll Call)
Attachments: (1)
6.a. RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education approving changing the February 1, 2021 late start day to a full remote learning day.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - only if needed and with the understanding that possible action could be taken on matters discussed in closed session.
RECOMMENDED MOTION TO MOVE TO CLOSED SESSION: That the Board of Education hold a Closed Session at [Time] for the purpose(s) of [1 - 15 below].
1. The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees.
2. Collective negotiating matters.
3. The selection of a person to fill a public office.
4. Evidence or testimony presented in open hearing, or in closed hearing, where specifically authorized by law, to a quasi-adjudicative body.
5. The purchase or lease of real property.
6. The setting of a price for sale or lease of property.
7. The sale or purchase of securities, investments, or investment contracts.
8. Emergency security procedures.
9. Student discipline.
10. The placement of individual students in special education programs.
11. Litigation has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal.
12. Establishment of reserves or settlement of claims as provided by local government and governmental employees Tort Immunity Act.
13. Self-evaluation.
14. Discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under Open Meetings Act (P.A. 88-621, effective 1-1-95).
15. Considering meetings between internal or external auditors and governmental audit committees, finance committees, and their equivalents, when the discussion involves internal control weaknesses, identification of potential fraud risk areas, known or suspected frauds, and fraud interviews conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards of the United States of America.
That the Board of Education return to Open Session at [Time].
  RECOMMENDED MOTION: That the Board of Education meeting be adjourned at [Time].

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