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April 23, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Establishment of Quorum
V. Approval of Agenda
VI. Introduction of Guests
VII. Public Comments
VIII. Consent Agenda
VIII.a. Minutes of the March 19, 2012, Board of Education Meeting
VIII.b. Minutes of April 9, 2012, Committee of the Whole and Closed Session Meetings
VIII.c. School Activity Accounts
VIII.d. Transportation Account
VIII.e. Bills
VIII.f. March 2012 Treasurer's Report
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
IX.a. Good News - Ms. Motsenbocker
X. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through March 31, 2012, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for March will be reviewed.
XI. Superintendent/Board Reports
XI.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
XI.b. Finance/Facility Committee - David Natzke, Sandy Bickley, Co-Chairs
XI.c. Policy and Communications Committee, Teri Herchenbach, Chair
XI.d. Handbook Committee - Teri Herchenbach, Board Representative
XI.e. Insurance Committee - Glen Gustafson, Board Representative
XI.f. Beautification Committee, Jason Bonds, Chair
XI.g. PTO Report, Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
XI.h. Fremont Education Foundation - Kim Hansen, Board Representative
XII. Unfinished Business
XII.a. Recommendation to Approve the Amended-Final 2011-2012 School Year Calendar - Dr. Gildea
The final school year calendar, which sets the last day of school for June 8, 2012, will be presented.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at this meeting.
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Designate the Superintendent and Director of Business to Begin the Audit Process for the Current Fiscal Year - Mr. Tanner
Administration will seek board approval to begin the annual audit process for this school year.  Conducted by an independent auditing firm, the audit is typically presented to the board in September or October.
XIII.b. Recommendation to Adopt Proposed Impact Fee Structure for 2012-13 - Mr. Tanner
The impact fee structure proposed for 2012-13 will be presented for board review.  It is expected that the board will vote on adoption at tonight’s meeting.
XIII.c. Presentation of  Impact Fee Agreement -Mr. Tanner
A  school cash contribution agreement will be presented and reviewed.  It is expected that the board will take action on adoption of the agreement at this meeting.
XIII.d. Recommendation to Approve Summer School Shared Transportation Services Agreement- Mr. Tanner
As discussed and reviewed at the April 9 Committee of the Whole meeting, administration recommends board approval of a summer school shared transportation services proposal to provide summer school transportation services for Mundelein School District 75 students.
XIII.e. Recommendation to Approve Treasurer's Bond Proposal - Mr. Tanner
A treasurer's bond proposal will be presented.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at this meeting.
XIII.f. Authorize the Superintendent to Hire Additional Classroom Teachers for 2012-13 School Year Per Board of Education Class Size Ratio - Dr. Gildea
Administration will seek board approval for the superintendent to hire additional classroom teachers for the next school year should enrollment reach the point of exceeding maximum class size limits as defined in the class size guidelines established by the board.  Final employment approval will come before the board at the next scheduled meeting.
XIII.g. Presentation of Resolution of Support for Legislation on Funding State-Authorized Charter Schools - Dr. Gildea   
A resolution in support of legislation guaranteeing State-authorized charter schools adequate funding without depriving their host school districts of needed local property tax revenues or fair share of State aid and provide for appropriate sufficient revenues to enable all public to continue to operate with the level of service which the law requires and the children of Illinois deserve, will be presented and recommended for board approval. It is expected that the board will take action at this meeting.
XIV. Personnel - Dr. Gildea
The administration will recommend the following personnel items for board approval:
Attachments:
XIV.a. Accept an ESP staff member's resignation.
XIV.b. Approve a maternity/child rearing leave of absence.
XIV.c. Approve the reassignment of duties for an ESP staff member.
XIV.d. Hire curriculum director.
XV. Information Items
XV.a. Presentation of Parent/Student Handbook - Mrs. Haack, Mr. McDonnell, Mr. Kersten
The draft of the Parent Student Handbook completed for the 2012-2013 school year will be presented by the assistant principals for board review.   The handbook will be presented at next month's meeting and recommended for approval.  The school Handbook Committee has reviewed the draft. 
XV.b. Correspondence
XV.c. Calendar Items - President Bickley
XVI. Public Comments
XVII. Announcements
XVIII. Adjournment
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