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January 26, 2015 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 December 15, 2014, Policy and Communications Committee Meeting
VIII.b. Minutes of the December 15, 2014, Public Hearing on the 2014 Tax Levy
VIII.c. Minutes of the December 15, 2014, Board of Education Meeting
VIII.d. Minutes of January 12, 2015, Facility Committee of the Whole Meeting
VIII.e. School Activity Accounts
VIII.f. Transportation Account
VIII.g. Bills
VIII.h. Treasurer's Report Ending December 31, 2014
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
Facilities Planning Update - Charlie Johnsos, Fanning•Howey
X. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through December 31, 2014, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for December will be reviewed.
XI. Superintendent/Board Reports
XI.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
XI.b. Committee of the Whole - Teri Herchenbach, Chair
XI.c. Facility Committee - Jason Bonds, Chair
XI.d. Policy and Communications Committee, Michele Kreis, Chair
XI.e. Handbook Committee - Michele Kreis, Board Representative
XI.f. Insurance Committee - Rich Hentschel, Board Representative
XI.g. Beautification Committee, Jason Bonds, Chair
XI.h. SEDOL Governing Board,Teri Herchenbach Board Representative
XI.i. PTO Report, Michele Kreis, Board Representative
XI.j. Fremont Education Foundation - Kim Hansen, Board Representative
XII. Unfinished Business
There is no unfinished business.
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Recommendation to Adopt Education Initiatives- Dr. Freeman
Dr. Freeman will present for recommended adoption, the Illinois Vision 20/20 Resolution, a unified vision for public education in Illinois. This initiative was developed through partnerships and collaboration between and amongst key stakeholders and organizations in Illinois and supports highly effective educators, 21st century learning, shared accountability, and equitable and adequate funding. Two other initiatives, Pubic Schools That Work, a national effort to publicize the benefits and positive contributions of public schools in the United States, and Future Ready Schools, a federal initiative that demonstrates support of preparing districts and schools for digital learning and innovation in education are being presented for recommended adoption.
XIII.b. Recommendation to Approve Background Work in Support of the Proposed Improvements to Facilities and Parking Areas -  Mr. Tanner
Mr. Tanner will present the administration's recommendation to move forward with the design and construction of the intermediate school lower level, the middle school collaboration commons, and the ongoing design work with the west campus parking areas. Projects were reviewed and discussed at the December 12, 2014, Finance/Facilities Committee of the Whole meeting.
XIII.c. Update on Lincoln School Early Learning Center and Recommendation - Ms. Bennett, Mrs. Tedor
Carol Bennett, student services and programs director, and Maureen Tedor, director of student services will provide an update on the Lincoln School Early Learning Center under the shared development of the district, Mundelein District 75, and Hawthorn C.C.S.D. 73.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval of the project at tonight's meeting. 
XIII.d. Recommendation to Adopt Resolution to Dispose of District Classroom Furniture and Office Equipment - Mr. Tanner
A resolution to dispose of or donate to third world countries classroom furniture, including individual student desks, and to sell office equipment and stage lights no longer used by the district will be presented. It is expected that the board will vote on approval at tonight's meeting.
XIII.e. Designate Superintendent and Director of Business to Prepare the Tentative 2015-16 Budget -  Mr. Tanner
February marks the beginning of the budget cycle for the 2015-16 school year.  It is expected that at tonight's meeting the board will act on authorizing the superintendent and director of business to begin the budget process for the next school year.
XIV. Action from Closed Session     
XIV.a. There is no business coming out of closed session.
XV. Personnel
XVI. Information Items
XVI.a. Summer School Update  - Ms. Bennett
Carol Bennett, student services and programs director, will provide an update on the planned programs and activities and recommended changes for this year's summer program.  
XVI.b. Correspondence
XVI.b.1. FOIA ISBS Coiper Lease Agreements
XVI.b.2. Scott Reeder, Illinois Policy FOIA regarding FEA Agreement and FEA related activities.
XVI.c. Calendar
XVII. Public Comments
XVIII. Announcements
XIX. Adjournment
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