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September 23, 2013 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 August 26, 2013, Board of Education Policy and Communications Committee
VIII.b. Minutes of the August 26, 2013, Board of Education Regular Monthly and Closed Session Meetings
VIII.c. Minutes of the September 9, 2013, Committee of the Whole Meeting and Closed Session
VIII.d.  Minutes of the September 11, 2013, Board of Education Meeting
VIII.e. School Activity Accounts
VIII.f. Transportation Activity Account
VIII.g. Approval of the Bills
VIII.h. August 2013 Treasurer's Report
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
IX.a. Introduction of New Staff - Dr. Gildea
IX.b. Signing of Agreement - President Bickley
Signing of the the 2013 through 2017 Agreement between the Fremont Board of Education and the Fremont Education Association will occur.
X. Superintendent/Board Reports
X.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
X.b. Finance/Facility Committee - Sandy Bickley, Chair
X.c. Policy and Communications Committee, Teri Herchenbach, Chair
X.d. Handbook Committee - Michele Kreis, Board Representative
X.e. Insurance Committee - Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
X.f. Beautification Committee, Jason Bonds, Chair
X.g. Shared Services - Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
X.h. PTO Report, Michele Kreis, Board Representative
X.i. Fremont Education Foundation - Kim Hansen, Board Representative
X.j. SEDOL Governing Board Report - Teri Herchenbach, Board Representative
XI. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through August 31, 2013, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for August will be reviewed.
XII. Unfinished Business
XII.a. Recommendation to Adopt 2013-2014 School Year Budget  - Mr. Tanner
The 2013-2014 school year budget will be presented for adoption.  All legal requirements regarding pubic access to and notification of the proposed budget have been met. It is expected that the board will vote on adoption at this meeting.    
XII.b. Recommendation to Approve Revised Shared Transportation Agreement - Mr. Tanner
A revised agreement with Diamond Lake for the 2013-2014 school year will be reviewed and recommended for approval.  The agreement has been revised due to changes in enrollment.
XII.c. Second Reading and Recommended Adoption of Revised Policies - Dr. Gildea
The following revised board policies will be presented for a second reading and recommended adoption: 
XII.c.1. Policies Undergoing 5-Year Review PRESS 82 July 2013 - Dr. Gildea
XII.c.2. The following board policies will be presented for a second reading and recommended approval:  Board of Education #2:105 – Ethics and Gift Ban;  #2:120 – Board Member Development; Operational Services - #4:20 – Fund Balances; General Personnel - #5:20_Workplace Harassment Prohibited; Instruction- #6:120 – Education of Children with Disabilities; Students - #7:230 - Misconduct by Students with Disabilities; Students - #7:340 - Student Records. It is expected that the board will vote on adoption of these policies at tonight's meeting.
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Approval of Application for Recognition of Schools - Dr. Gildea
Annually, school districts must submit an application for recognition to the State Board of Education.  It is expected that the board will vote at this meeting on approval of the 2013-14 Application for Recognition of Schools.  
XIV. Personnel - Dr. Gildea
Personnel items recommended by the administration will be presented.
XV. Information Items
XV.a. Sixth-Day Enrollment - Four-Year Comparison - Dr. Gildea
XV.b. Correspondence
XV.b.1. IASB Recognition of Michael Jandes & Michele Kreis - IASB Leadershop Academy Members
XV.b.2. FOIAs
•  Daily Herald -2013  IASB Tri-Conference Invoices
•  Illinois Wesleyan University School of Nursing - Nurse/Health Job Descriptions
•  RJB Properties - Custodial Janitorial Contract/Invoices
XV.c. Calendar Items - President Bickley
XVI. Announcements
XVII. Public Comments
XVIII. Adjournment
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