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April 26, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Communications
Description:  The Board of Education received a thank-you card for the sympathy plant sent to the family of Hector Poelvoorde Jr.
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:  On April 5, 2021, SmartProcure submitted a commercial FOIA request to the East Moline School District No. 37 for any and all purchasing records from 12/18/2020 to current.
VI. Consent Agenda
VI.1. Approval of Minutes
Description:  It is recommended that the minutes from March 29, 2021, regular meeting be approved.
VI.2. Approval of Treasurer's Report
Description:  It is recommended that the Treasurer’s Report for March 2021 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 March 2021, to be paid during the month of March 2021, and quick pays during the month of April 2021.

Education                     325,083.48
Building                        169,578.55
Transportation               33,683.64
Debt Services                     950.00
Capital Projects              68,962.26
Insurance                         1,541.67
Subtotal:                      599,799.60                                                         
Education  10                 5,234.92
Building (20)                   3,362.90
Transportation (40)            126.88
Tort Immunity (80)         70,858.50
Subtotal:                      79,583.20
TOTAL:                      $679,382.80
VI.4. Approval of Destruction of Audio Tapes from Executive Session
Description:  It is recommended the Board of Education approve the destruction of recordings from the Executive Session on April 22, 2019.
VI.5. Approval of Personnel Change
VI.5.a. Personnel - Certified - Employment

The following individuals have been offered employment for the 2021-22 school year, effective August 9, 2021:

Olivia Cap - District Speech 
Madelene Tague - Glenview Physical Education
Meghan Hollister - Glenview Art
Kelsey Ackerman - Elementary Transitional Program of Instruction

VI.5.b. Personnel - Classified - Employment

Madison Femali has been employed as an instructional aide at Hillcrest Elementary, effective April 29, 2021.

Stephanie Bjork has been employed as a security monitor at Glenview Middle School, effective April 19, 2021.

VI.5.c. Personnel - Licensed - Resignation

The following individuals have submitted letters of resignation, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year:

Brandi Welsh - Bowlesburg Special Education Teacher
Maria Alegre - Hillcrest Transitional Bilingual Education Teacher
Alisha Welvaert - Hillcrest Counselor
Hannah Davis - Glenview Instructional Aide
Joye Perry - Wells Instructional Aide

VI.5.d. Personnel - Licensed - Leave of Absence
Description:  Jennifer Block has requested the use of unpaid leave from March 30, 2021, through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

Theresa Wachs has requested to extend her unpaid leave through the end of the 2020-21 school year.  Ms. Wachs is employed as a teacher.
VI.5.d.1) Personnel - Classified - Leave of Absence
Description:  Hilary Anselmi has requested unpaid leave through October 25, 2021, following the birth of her child in July and the allowable use of sick leave.
VI.6. Other Financial Reports
Description:  Enclosed with the Agenda Information are the March 2021 Activity Fund Report, the Budget Summary Expense Report, and the Budget Summary Revenue Report for March 2021.
VII. Committee Reports
VII.1. United Education Foundation
VII.2. Wellness Committee
VII.3. BHASED Governing Board
VII.4. Board Delegate to AFSCME
VIII. 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).

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.  5ILCS 120/2(c)(2).

IX. Return to Open Session
X. New Business
Description:  1.  Guest worker pay rates for the 2021-2022 school year
2.  Milk and Bread bids for the 2021-2022 school year
3.  Assistant Instrumental and Vocal Music Director Job Description
4.  Potential dismissal for job abandonment
5.  Appointment of new Director of Transportation
6.  Appointment of Associate Principal for Wells Elementary
7.  Appointment of Associate Principal for Ridgewood Elementary
8.  Appointment of Associate Principal for Hillcrest Elementary
XI. Informational Items
Description:  1. Consolidated District Plan 
2.  Support and Enrichment Roadmap
3.  Amended 2020-2021 School District Budget
4.  Glenview parking lot redesign
5.  Glenview Room/Board Room redesign
XII. Central Office Report
Description:  1.  Superintendent Update
  a.  Registration Update
  b.  Outdoor Classrooms
  c.  Gratitude
XIII. Adjournment
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