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February 24, 2014 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 February 3, 2014, Closed Session Meeting
VIII.b. Minutes of the February 3, 2014, Board of Education Meeting
VIII.c. Minutes of the February 10, 2014, Finance Facilities Committee of the Whole Meeting
VIII.d. School Activity Accounts
VIII.e. Transportation Account
VIII.f. Bills
VIII.g. Treasurer's Report Ending January 31, 2014
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
IX.a. Presentation of IASBO Facilities Maintenance Certification - Mr. Moon
Mr. Moon will introduce a representative of the Illinois Association of Business Officials, who will present  Dan Wagner with his certificate of achievement on becoming a  Certified Pant Maintenance Manager.
IX.b. Recognition of Meritorious Budget Award - Dr. Gildea
Director of Business Services Mike Tanner will be recognized for achieving the IASBO 2013 Meritorious Budget Award. This is the second year Fremont has received the award.
X. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through January 31, 2014, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for January will be reviewed.
XI. Superintendent/Board Reports
XI.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
XI.b. Finance-Facilities Committee/Committee of the Whole - Sandy Bickley, Chair
XI.c. Policy and Communications Committee, Teri Herchenbach, Chair
XI.d. Handbook Committee - Michele Kreis, Board Representative
XI.e. Insurance Committee - Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
XI.f. Beautification Committee, Jason Bonds, Chair
XI.g. Shared Services Committee - Sandy Bickley/Jason Bonds, Board Representatives
XI.h. SEDOL Governing Board, Sandy Bickley/Teri Herchenbach Board Representatives 
XI.i. PTO Report, Michele Kreis, Board Representative
XI.j. Fremont Education Foundation - Kim Hansen, Board Representative
XII. Unfinished Business
XII.a. Recommendation to Approve the 2014-15 School Year Calendar - Dr. Gildea
The proposed 2014-15 school year calendar will be presented and recommended for board approval.  The tentative calendar was presented for board review at last month's board meeting.
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Set 2014-15 Student Fees -  Mr. Tanner 
The administration’s recommended student fees for next year will be presented.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at this meeting.
XIII.b. Recommendation to Approve Bus Lease/Purchase Agreements- Mr. Tanner
Mr. Tanner will present the administration's recommendation to approve the purchase of two  2015 77 passenger buses and the lease of three 2015 48 passenger buses. Bids on the bus purchases were accepted at the bid opening in mid December.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at tonight's meeting.
XIII.c. Recommendation to Approve Internet Bandwidth Increase - Mr. Tanner
Mr. Tanner will review a proposal to increase the internet bandwith, the rationale for needed expansion, and cost.  It is expected that the board will vote on the proposal at tonight's meeting.
XIV. Action from Closed Session     
XIV.a. There is no business coming out of Closed Session.
XV. Personnel
XVI. Information Items
XVI.a. Review Preschool Proposal - Ms. Bennett
A proposal to expand opportunities for preschool age students will be reviewed.
XVI.b. Review Classroom in a Cloud Proposal - Ms. Motsenbocker
XVI.c. Correspondence
Foia Request - Cost Per Copy
FOIA Request - Joe Rosner 
XVI.d. Calendar
XVII. Public Comments
XVIII. Announcements
XIX. Adjournment
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