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November 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM - East Moline Board of Education Regular Meeting

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
VI. Consent Agenda
VI.1. Approval of Minutes
Description:  It is recommended that the minutes from the October 19, 2020 regular board meeting and the November 4, 2020 special board meeting  be approved.
VI.2. Approval of Treasurer's Report
Description:  It is recommended that the Treasurer’s Report for October 2020 be approved subject to audit.
VI.3. Approval of Accounts Payable 
Description:  It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the payment of bills listed, received during the month of October 2020, to be paid during the month of November 2020.and quick pays during the month of October 2020.

Education                     246,959.00
Building                         30,459.22
Transportation               10,260.50
Tort Immunity LE         46,923.00
Insurance                         1,541.67
Subtotal:                     336,143.48                                                                  
Education  10                   3,109.76
Building (20)                   2,414.05
Transportation (40)            151.70
Subtotal:                         5,675.51
TOTAL:                     341,818.99
VI.4. 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 January 28, 2019.
VI.5. Approval of Personnel Change
VI.5.a. Personnel - Classified - Employment
Description:  Lindsey Trickey has been employed as a secretary at Wells Elementary, effective October 29, 2020.
VI.5.b. Personnel - Classified - Leave of Absence

Efoe Kossi has requested unpaid leave from his position as an instructional aide, from November 6, 2020 through February 28, 2020, for personal reasons.

Heather Wangler has requested unpaid leave from November 6, 2020 through December 12, 2020, for personal reasons.

Laura Sanders has requested an extension of her leave of absence through December 31, 2020.  Ms. Sanders works as a playground aide.  Her request is for child care responsibilities.

VI.6. Other Financial Reports
Description:  Enclosed with the Agenda Information is the October 2020 Activity Fund Report, the Budget Summary Expense Report, and the Budget Summary Revenue Report for October 2020.
VII. Committee Reports
VII.1. United Education Foundation
VII.2. Wellness Committee
VII.3. BHASED Governing Board
VII.4. Board Delegate to AFSCME
VIII. Informational Items
IX. Central Office Report
X. New Business
X.1. Insurance Renewals for 2021
X.2. Tax Year Levy Adoption
X.3. Memorandum of Understanding with AFSCME regarding Life Insurance Coverage
X.4. Levy Year 2020 Alternate Revenue Abatement Resolution
Description:  Resolution abating the tax heretofore levied for the year 2020 to pay debt service on General Obligation School Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2017A and Taxable General Obligation School Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2017B, of School District Number 37, Rock Island County.
XI. Unfinished Business
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:

Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is 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 meetings.  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(c)(5)

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).
XIII. Return to Open Session
XIV. Adjournment
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