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November 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order of Regular Board meeting at 6:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance:  Ralston Elementary students
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Approval of Board Meeting Regular Minutes:  October 26, 2020, Special Meeting Minutes of October 21, 2020, October 22, 2020, October 28, 2020 and November 4, 2020
Attachments: (5)
6. Awards and Recognitions:  National School Board Member Day - November 15
Presenter:  Jason Blume, Director of Stakeholder Engagement
7. Comments from the Community
8. Approval of Bills
8.A. Payables Summary
Attachments: (1)
8.B. Voided Checks
8.C. Payroll Voucher(s)
Attachments: (1)
8.D. Accounts Payable Warrants
Attachments: (5)
9. Communications and Committee Reports
9.A. Sue Berogan, President
9.A.1. Board Evaluation Report:  October 26, 2020
Attachments: (1)
9.A.2. Next Regular Board Meeting:  December 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
9.A.3. Next Regular Policy Committee Meeting:  January 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
9.A.4. Recommendation to approve First Reading of Policy Update Recommendations from October 19, 2020 Policy Committee
Attachments: (28)
9.A.5. Recommendation to approve Second Reading of Policy Updates from September 28, 2020 First Reading
Attachments: (52)
9.A.6. Delegate Assembly Update
Attachments: (1)
9.B. Patti Lawrence, Vice President
9.B.1. Next Education Committee meeting:  December 16, 2020 @ 6:00 p.m.
9.B.2. Next Equity & Social Justice Committee meeting:   November 18, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (High School Commons)
9.B.3. Equity & Social Justice Committee meeting:  December 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
9.C. Evelyn Meeks, Secretary
9.C.1. Next Equity & Social Justice Committee meeting:  November 18, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (High School Commons)
9.C.2. Equity & Social Justice Committee meeting:  December 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
9.D. Michael Sterling, Board Member
9.D.1. Next Business Services Committee meeting:  December 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
9.E. Jill Berogan, Board member
9.F. Rich Meister, Board member
10. Administrative Reports
10.A. Dr. Michelle Erb, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
10.A.1. Recommendation to approve Student Travel Requests:
10.B. Josh Aurand, Assistant Superintendent for Business & Operations
10.B.1. Recommendation to approve Resolution Declaring Surplus Property:
10.B.2. Recommendation to approve Facility Requests
Attachments: (1)
10.B.3. Recommendation to approve 2020 Tax Levy Resolution
Attachments: (2)
10.B.4. Recommendation to approve Resolution to Levy 2020 Taxes for Certain Purposes
Attachments: (1)
10.B.5. Recommendation to approve Resolution Providing for Abatement of 2020 Taxes in Order to Ensure Inclusion of Property Tax Relief Grant in State Funding Determination in the amount of $4,357,702.00
Attachments: (1)
10.B.6. Recommendation to approve digital subscription from RAZ Plus for K-3rd grade teachers and students using funding source of Title I and Title IV for a cost of $15,817.98 and Storia for 4th-6th grade teachers and students using funding souce Title I and Title IV for a total cost of $16,526.00
Attachments: (1)
10.B.7. Recommendation to approve Hudl online subscription service for the remainder of FY21 in the amount of $3,400 and $12,000 for FY22
Attachments: (1)
10.B.8. Recommendation to approve the Collaboration Agreement with Equal Opportunity Schools for the Sustain Equity Phase for a cost of $14,500 at Harlem High FY21, plus the 
cost of travel for EOS

 
Attachments: (2)
10.C. Scott Rollinson, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
10.C.1. Recommendation to approve Personnel Agenda & Addendum
Attachments: (1)
10.C.2. Informational only:  Resignations
Attachments: (1)
10.D. Dr. Julie Morris, Superintendent
10.D.1. Freedom of Information Act Request dated October 18, 2020 from Tanner of K12 Transportation Search regarding District owned yellow bus fleet and FY19 and FY20 transportation fund expense ledger information summarized by vendor and by total annual spend with each vendor via email and the District's response dated October 26, 2020.
 
10.D.2. Freedom of Information Act Request dated October 9, 2020 from Robert Degre requesting various records pertaining to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act's (IDEA) and the District's request for a five-day extension on October 15, 2020.  The District sent a response on October 21, 2020.
10.D.3. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request dated October 19, 2020 from Vince Espi of LocalLabs regarding copies of contracts involving guest speakers for the 2019 (previous) and 2020 school year as well as virtual guest speakers and the District's response dated October 23, 2020
11. Consent Agenda
11.A. Approve Personnel Agenda & Addendum
11.B. Approve Student Travel Request(s)
11.C. Approve Facility Request(s)
12. ACTION ITEMS
12.A. Approve First Reading of Policy Update Recommendations from October 19, 2020 Policy Committee
12.B. Approve Second Reading of Policy Updates from September 28, 2020 First Reading
12.C. Approve Resolution Declaring Surplus Property
12.D. Approve 2020 Tax Levy Resolution
12.E. Approve Resolution to Levy 2020 Taxes for Certain Purposes
12.F. Approve Resolution Providing for Abatement of 2020 Taxes in Order to Ensure Inclusion of Property Tax Relief Grant in State Funding Determination in the amount of $4,357,702.00
12.G. Approve digital subscription from RAZ Plus for K-3rd grade teachers and students using funding source of Title I and Title IV for a cost of $15,817.98 and Storia for 4th-6th grade teachers and students using funding souce Title I and Title IV for a total cost of $16,526.00
12.H. Approve Hudl online subscription service for the remainder of FY21 in the amount of $3,400 and $12,000 for FY22
12.I. Approve the Collaboration Agreement with Equal Opportunity Schools for the Sustain Equity Phase for a cost of $14,500 at Harlem High FY21, plus the cost of travel for EOS
13. Announcements and Discussion:  
14. Executive Session to discuss Employment of Personnel (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1), Negotiations (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2), Selection of a Person to Fill a Public Office ( 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(3), Pending Litigation (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(11), Student Discipline (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(9), Placement of Individual Students in Special Education Programs and Other Matters Relating to Individual Students (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(10), Purchase or Lease of Real Property for the Use of the District  (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(5), Setting of a Price for Sale or Lease of Property Owned by the District (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(6), Self-Evaluation, Practices and Procedures or Professional Ethics (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(16), Sale or Purchase of Securities, Investments or Investment Contracts (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(7), Security Procedures (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(8), Establishment of Reserves or Settlement of Claims as provided in Local Government and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act (5 ILCS 120/2(c)12), and Discussion of Lawfully Closed Meeting Minutes (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(21).
15. ACTION ITEMS AFTER CLOSED SESSION
15.A. Consideration and Possible Approval to Appoint an Individual to fill the Vacant Board Seat.
15.B. Consideration and Possible Approval of Settlement Agreement 
16. Adjournment
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