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August 24, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Communications
IV. Public Comment
Description:  At this time, the President of the Board of Education will recognize visitors and ask if any citizen of the community is interested in speaking to members of the Board of Education. Time allowed will generally be limited to three minutes for each individual, unless waived by the President. All individuals who wish to address the Board of Education must sign up in advance. The President may limit the opportunity to address the Board in cases where a person has previously addressed the Board on the same or related subject. Issues brought to the Board prior to being channeled through the proper chain of command will be referred back to the appropriate level.
V. FOIA Requests
Description:  The District received one FOIA request from a California Corporate Office for staff information regarding job titles, email addresses (work only) and the most current available salary information for all teachers and administrators.  
VI. Consent Agenda
VI.1. Approval of Minutes
Description:  It is recommended that the minutes from the July 20, 2020 regular meeting be approved.
VI.2. Approval of Accounts Payable 
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the payment of bills listed, received during the month of June 2020, to be paid during the month of July 2020 and quick pays during the month of June 2020.

Education                      628,827.17
Building                          48,452.49
Transportation                22,420.60
Capital Projects              24,550.00
Tort Immunity LE            7,200.00
Insurance                          1,541.67
Subtotal:                      782,991.93
                                                                  
QUICK PAYS:
Education (10)                  7,353.41 
Building (20)                    7,307.55
Transportation (40)             483.47
Tort Immunity (80)         3,003.00
Subtotal:                       48,147.43
TOTAL:                     831,139.36
VI.3. Approval of Destruction of Audio Tapes from Executive Session
Description:  It is recommended the Board of Education approve destruction of recordings from the Executive Session on October 22, 2018.
VI.4. Approval of Personnel Change
VI.4.a. Personnel - Licensed - Employment
Description:  Rebecca Potenberg has been employed as a Grade 7 Science teacher at Glenview Middle School, effective August 10, 2020.

Jessica Genzmer has been employed as a Transitional Program of Instruction teacher at Ridgewood Elementary, effective August 10, 2020.

Jasmine Myers has been employed as a .5FTE District School Psychologist, effective August 10, 2020.
 
Aaron Baresel has been employed as a Special Education teacher at Wells Elementary, effective August 10, 2020.

Lindsey Anderson has been employed as a first grade teacher at Wells Elementary, effective August 10, 2020.

Rosasung Zathang has been employed as a Transitional Bilingual Education teacher at Ridgewood Elementary, effective August 10, 2020.

Lisa Gehring has been employed as a fourth grade teacher at Bowlesburg Elementary, effective August 10, 2020.

Kendra Thompson has been employed as an Early Childhood Classroom teacher at Wells Elementary, effective August 12, 2020.

Nancy Smith has been employed as a first grade teacher at Bowlesburg Elementary, effective August 10, 2020.

Luis Peralta has been employed at Glenview as a Transitional Bilingual Education teacher, effective August 10, 2020.
VI.4.b. Personnel - Licensed - Resignation
Description:  Chelsea Crumbleholme has submitted a resignation as a District Speech Pathologist, effective July 16, 2020.
VI.4.c. Personnel - Classified - Increase in Hours
Description:  Effective August 1, 2020, Christine Owens will have an increase in hours, and move from a 5-hour Assistant Kitchen Manager at EMEC to 7.25-hour Assistant Kitchen Manager at Wells Elementary.
VI.4.d. Personnel - Classified - Employment
Description:  Jane Fleming has been re-employed as a four-hour bus driver effective August 12, 2020.

Heather Valdovinos has been employed as a four-hour bus driver effective August 12, 2020.

Heather Nelson has been employed as a four-hour bus monitor, effective August 12, 2020.

Abby Ill has been employed as an instructional aide at Wells Elementary, effective August 10, 2020.

Khaoula Benhanachi has been employed as an instructional aide at Ridgewood Elementary, effective August 10, 2020.

Magdelina Meguffy has been employed as a 2.25-hour General Kitchen Helper at Ridgewood, effective August 18, 2020.

Maria Gavina has been employed as a 5-hour Assistant Kitchen Manager at East Moline Education Center, effective August 12, 2020.

Juanita Sanchez has been employed as a three-hour General Kitchen Helper at Glenview Middle School, effective August 12, 2020.

Tiffany Matthews has been re-employed as a 2.5-hour cafeteria monitor at Glenview Middle School, effective August 12, 2020.
VI.4.e. Personnel - Classified - Resignation
Description:  Gary Clauson has resigned as a four-hour bus driver, effective July 17, 2020.

Andrea Oney has submitted a letter of resignation from her secretarial position at Bowlesburg Elementary, effective August 28, 2020.

Mary Ochoa has resigned as a General Kitchen Helper at Glenview Middle School, effective July 6, 2020.

Joan Brus has submitted a letter of resignation from her instructional aide position at Glenview Middle School, effective July 30, 2020.

Nanette Waldon has resigned as a three-hour general kitchen helper at Glenview to accept a position as a six-hour bus monitor, effective August 12, 2020.

Beth Parry has resigned as an instructional aide at Wells Elementary, effective 7-17-20.

Shavonne Brewer has resigned as an instructional aide at Glenview Middle School, effective August 6, 2020.

Christina Martinez has resigned as a 2.25-hour General Kitchen Helper at Glenview Middle School, effective July 31, 2020.

Stephanie Williams has resigned as a playground aide at Ridgewood Elementary, effective August 6, 2020.

Daniel Peal has resigned as an instructional aide at Bowlesburg Elementary, effective August 14, 2020. 
VI.4.f. Personnel - Classified- Leave of Absence
Description:  Vjosa Beciri has requested an unpaid leave of absence, for personal reasons, from August 10, 2020 through January 3, 2021.

Linda Kirkpatrick has requested an unpaid leave of absence, for personal reasons, from August 10, 2020 through August 9, 2021.  Ms. Kirkpatrick works as an instructional aide at Wells Elementary.

Sally Cabrales has requested an unpaid leave of absence from August 19, 2020 until November 2, 2020.  Ms. Cabrales works as an instructional aide at Wells Elementary.  
VI.4.g. Personnel - Licensed - Leave of Absence
Description:  Allison Miller has requested unpaid leave, following the birth of her child and the allowable use of sick leave.  Her request will extend through January 3, 2021.  Ms. Miller works as a first grade teacher at Bowlesburg Elementary.
VI.5. Approval of Treasurer's Report
Description:  It is recommended that the Treasurer’s Report for July 2020 be approved subject to audit.
VI.6. Other Financial Reports
Description:  Enclosed with the Agenda Information is the July 2020 Activity Fund Report, the Budget Summary Expense Report, and the Budget Summary Revenue Report for July 2020.
VII. Committee Reports
VII.1. BHASED Governing Board
VII.2. United Education Foundation
VII.3. Wellness Committee
VII.4. Board Delegate to AFSCME
VIII. Informational Items
VIII.1. 2020-2021 Tentative Budget
IX. Central Office Report
IX.1. Health/Safety Measures
IX.2. IDPH Exclusion Rules
X. New Business
X.1. Community WiFi - Proof of Concept Project
XI. Unfinished Business
XI.1. Second reading of Board Policies:  7:40; 2:220-E9; 7:345; 4:180: 2:220; 7:190; 7:340
XI.2. 2020-2021 School Calendar Amendment
XII. Executive Session
Description:  In accordance with Chapter 5, Act 120, Section 2, of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, an Executive Session will be held to discuss:

The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for 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 its validity.  However, a meeting to consider an increase in compensation to a specific employee of a public body that is subject to the Local Government Wage increase Transparency Act may not be closed and shall be open to the public and posted and held in accordance with this Act. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).


Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and a pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(11).

The purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired.  5 ILCS 120/2(c)(5).
XIII. Return to Open Session
XIV. New Business (continued)
XIV.1. District User Support Specialist Job Description
XIV.2. Memorandum of Understanding with the EMEA
XV. Adjournment
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