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November 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

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 October 28, 2013, Board of Education Finance/Facilities Committee
VIII.b. Minutes of the October 28, 2013, Board of Education Regular Monthly Meeting
VIII.c. Minutes of the November 13, 2013, Special Board Meeting
VIII.d. School Activity Accounts
VIII.e. Transportation Activity Account
VIII.f. Approval of the Bills
VIII.g. Treasurer's Report for November 2013
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
IX.a. Recognition of Board of Education - Dr. Gildea
In commemoration of American Education Week, Dr. Gildea will recognize the board of education members for their dedicated leadership of District 79.
X. Superintendent/Board Reports
X.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
X.a.1. Annual Life Safety Report - Dr. Gildea
X.a.2. ROE Eighth Grade Reading Scores Congratulations Letter - Dr. Gildea
X.a.3. U.S.Department of Education School Boundary Letter - 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 Representatives
X.e. Insurance Committee - Rich Hentschel, Board Representative
X.f. Beautification Committee, Jason Bonds, Chair
X.g. Shared Services Committee - Sandy Bickley, Jason Bonds, Board Representatives
X.h. PTO Report, Michele Kreis, Board Representative
X.i. Fremont Education Foundation - Kim Hansen, Board Representative
X.j. SEDOL Governing Board, 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 October 31, 2013, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for October will be reviewed.
XII. Unfinished Business
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Recommendation to Approve Architect of Record Contract - Dr. Gildea
Administration will recommend board approval of the contract with an architectural firm to serve as its Architect of Record.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at tonight's meeting.
XIII.b. Recommendation to Approve Application for Maintenance Grant  - Mr. Moon
Administration will seek board approval of a resolution to apply for a matching energy efficient grant offered by the Illinois State Board of Education.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval of the application at tonight's meeting. 
XIII.c. Presentation of New and Revised Policies - Dr. Gildea
The Following new and revised board policies will be presented for a first reading: General School Administration, #360; Operational Services, #4:100; General Personnel, #5:50, #5:90, #5:100, #5:120, and #5:200; Instruction #6:60 and #6:250; Students #7:185, #7:300; Community Relations #8:30.  Policies have been reviewed by the Policy & Communications Committee and will be presented at next month's board meeting for a second reading and recommended adoption.
XIV. Personnel - Dr. Gildea
The administration will recommend personnel items for board approval.
XV. Information Items
XV.a. Correspondence
XV.a.1. FOIA - News Media Request for Student Records
XV.b. Calendar Items - President Bickley
XVI. Public Comments
XVII. Announcements
XVIII. Adjournment
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