July 20, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Regular

Agenda
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Declaration of Quorum
Approval of Minutes
June 29, 2020 - Special Minutes
June 29, 2020 - Special Executive Session Minutes
June 15, 2020- Regular Minutes
June 15, 2020 - Executive Session Minutes
Audiences:
       Persons wishing to address the Board of Education are expected to follow School Board Policy 2:230
President's Report - Dr. Kozal
Discussion/Action - Approve board members attendance at the Joint Annual Conference of the IASB/IASA/Illinois ASBO in Chicago, Illinois, November 20-22, 2020.
Information - 2020 Joint Annual Conference of IASB/IASA/IASBO - Illinois Association of School Boards/Illinois Association of School Administrators/Illinois Association of School Business Officials, November 20-22,2020, Chicago.  *If interested in attending, please contact the superintendent's office by Friday, July 24th, 2020.
Discussion/Action - Approval to adjourn to Executive Session for the purposes of discussing:
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. 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).
Discussion/Action - Request approval of the Personnel Report/Consent Agenda Items.
Discussion/Action - Request approval of Resolution #20-21-E01 authorizing the dismissal of Administrator for the 2020-2021 school year.
Interim Superintendent's Report - Dr. Toulios
Discussion/Action - Request approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the November 3, 2020 Election Day.
Discussion/Action - Request approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Support Staff Council.
Discussion/Action - Request approval of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Remote Learning Plan for the 2020-21 school year.
Discussion/Action - Request approval for Resolution #20-21-R03 - COVID-19 Re-Opening Plan for the 2020-21 school year.
Discussion/Action - PRESS Policies - 1st reading - Approve as recommended by PRESS and/or reviewed/revised by Franczek Radelet, P.C.
School Board
2:125 - Board Member Expenses - Tabled 
2:125-E1-Exhibit - Board Member Expense Reimbursement Form 
2:125-E-2 - Board Member Extimated Expense Approval Form
2:160 - Board Attorney
Operational Services
4:50 - Payment Procedures
General Personnel
5:60 - Regulation of Employee Expenses - Tabled
5:60-E1-Exhibit - Employee Expense Reimbursement Form
5:60-E2-Exhibit - Employee Estimated Expense Approval Form
5:150 - Personnel Records
5:280 - Duties and Qualifications
Instruction
6:135 - Accelerated Placement Program 
6:280 - Grading and Promotion
Students
7:70 - Attendance and Truancy
7:90 - Release During School Hours
7:130 - Students Rights and Responsibilities
7:325 - Student Fundraising Activities
Community Relations
8:10 - Community Relations Goals
8:30 - Visitors to and Conduct on School Property
8:80 - Gifts to the District
Information- Franczek, P.C. - Phase 4 School Reopening Guidance
Information - COVID-19 Summary Guidance Sheet
Information - FOIA - None to Report
Information - Board Committee Minutes
Dr. Toulios reported the following Board Committee Minutes
Policy and Personnel Committee - July 8, 2020
Principal's Report - Dr. Cotter
Discussion/Action - Approval to move Contractural Speech Pathology to In House for the 2020-21 school year.
Information - Upcoming Events
Registration - All registration is online. Appointments will be made with parents unable to prove residency online.
Tentative - Freshman Pick-Up Day
August 3,4,5, 2020 - 8:00 am - 12 pm
Freshman students will pick up tablets per alpha cut.
Tentative - Teacher Institute Days
Monday, August 10, 2020
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tentative - Teacher Remote Planning Days
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - August 12,13,14, 2020
Professional development for teachers on all programs/software used for remote learning.
Tentative - Freshman and Transfer Students First Day
Monday, August 17, 2020
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
8:00 am - 2:55 pm
Tentative - First Day for All Students
Thursday, August 20, 2020
8:00 am - 2:55 pm
Assistant Principal's Report -
Mr. Dagres - Teaching & Learning
Mr. Grider - Student Services
Mr. Skendzel -  Athletic Director
Miss Wasko - Student Experiences and Community Engagement
Business Manager - Mr. Murphy
Discussion/Action - Request approval of Resolution #20-21-R01 of intent to issue
$2,750,000 Working Cash Fund Bonds for the purpose of increasing the District's working cash fund and directing that notice of such intent be published in the manner provided by law.
Discussion/Action - Request approval of Resolution #20-21-R02 calling a public hearing concerning the intent of the Board of Education to sell $2,750,000 Working Cash Fund Bonds for the purpose of increasing the District's working cash fund.
Discussion/Action - Request approval to adopt the IRS standard mileage rate of $0.57.5 per mile for 2020-2021.
Discussion/Action -  Request approval for the purchase of staff computer
Discussion/Action - Request approval of LCD projector purchase for classrooms
Discussion/Action - Request approval Classroom Technology Purchase for Remote Learning
Discussion/Action - Request approval of the Sale of District Equipment
Discussion/Action - Approve the Machine Shop Renovations
Discussion/Action - Approve the Financial Report and Monthly Payroll
Discussion/Action - Approve Accounts Payable/Imprest 
Final - FY20 (June) Bills
First - FY21 (July) Bills
Information - Student Resource Officer (SRO) Agreement for 2020-2021
Informational - 2020 Summer Construction Projects Update
Informational - Student Activity Fund
Correspondence
Thank you card from Mr. Frank Basile
Thank you plaque - Donation of 10 trees in honor of Argo Community High School #217
Information
$500.00 Donation from Chemcraft Industries to the Argo Higher Education Foundation (AHEF)
Unfinished Business
New Business
Adjournment
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