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December 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM - REGULAR MONTHLY 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 November 23, 2015, Board of Education and Closed Session Meetings
VIII.b. School Activity Accounts
VIII.c. Transportation Activity Account
VIII.d. Bills
VIII.e. December 2015 Treasurer's Report
IX. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through November 30, 2015, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for November will be reviewed.
X. Superintendent/Board Reports
X.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
X.b. Finance/Facilities Committee - Jason Bonds, Chair
X.c. Policy and Communications Committee, Michele Kreis, Chair
X.d. Insurance Committee - Rich Hentschel, Board Representative
X.e. Handbook Committee - Gabriela Whipple, Board Representative
X.f. PTO Report - Michele Kreis, Board Representative
X.g. Fremont Education Foundation - Mark Ponce, Board Representative
X.h. SEDOL Governing Board Report, Jeff Luckett, Board Representative
XI. Unfinished Business
XI.a. Adoption of the 2015 Tax Levy - Mr. Tanner
At the October 26, 2015, Board of Education Monthly meeting, the board reviewed and approved the 2015 tentative levy. With all legal requirements for public viewing of the levy having been met, it is expected that the board will vote on adoption of the 2015 Tax Levy at tonight's meeting.
XI.b. Presentation of New and Revised Policies - Second Reading and recommended Adoption-PRESS, August 2015, Issue 89 - Dr. Gildea
The Following new and revised board policies (PRESS 89, August 2015) will be presented for a second reading and recommended adoption:    Board of Education, #2:160 Board Attorney; #2:160E Checklist for Selecting a Board Attorney; #2:260 Uniform Grievance Procedure; Operational Services #4:50 Payment Procedures; General Personnel #5:50 Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace; Tobacco Prohibition; #5:170 Copyright; #5:270 Educational Support Personnel – Employment At-Will, Compensation, and Assignment; #590 Educational Support Personnel, Employment, Termination and Suspensions; #6:140 Instruction - Education of Homeless Children; Students #7:10 Equal Educational Opportunities; #740 – Nonpublic SchoolStudents, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students #7:260 Exemption from Physical Activity; #7:310 Restrictions on Publications; #7:325 Student Fundraising Activities; #8:10 Community Relations; Connection with the Community; #8:80 Gifts to the District.  B.  Five-Year Review of Suggested Policies:  4:170, AP6-E1; 615-E; 6:140; 6:140-AP; 7:90; 8:30-E1; 8:30-E2. A Resolution Adopting a Disclosure Compliance Policy also will be presented for a second reading. The board's Policy and Procedures Committee has reviewed the policies and resolution.   
XII. New Business
XII.a. Presentation of Resolution Authorizing the District to apply to Illinois State Board of Education for Qualified School Construction Bond Designation - Mr. Tanner
A resolution will be presented and recommended for adoption that authorizes the district to apply to ISBE for qualified school construction bond designation for obligations to finance certain capital projects in and for the District.  The Board of Education would consider the adoption of a resolution approving such application and the issuance of qualified school construction bonds of the district for such projects. The application sets forth the amount of qualified school construction bond designation requested by the district and a description of the projects. The resolution approves the application, authorizes the president to execute the application and directs an official of the district to submit the application to ISBE.
XII.b. Presentation of New and Revised Policies, PRESS 90, October 2015, Dr. Gildea
The following board policies will be presented for a first reading:  Board of Education, #2:150 Committees, #2:200-Types of Board of Education meetings; Operational Services #4:170-Safety and Security; #5:90- Abused and Neglected Child Reporting #5:100 General Personnel –Staff Development Program; #6:15 Instruction – School Accountability; #6:50 – School Wellness; #6:160 English Learners; #6:315 –High School Credit for Students in Grade 7 or 8; #7:50 School Admissions and Student Transfers To and From Non-District Schools, Age; #7:100-Health, Eye, and Dental Examinations; Immunizations; and Exclusion of Students; #7130 – Student Rights and Responsibilities; #7:140 – Search and Seizure and #7:290-Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention; #7:300 – Extracurricular Athletics; #7:305 – Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries; #7:340 – Student Records;  #8:30 – Community Relations - Visitors to and Conduct on School Property.  Policies have been reviewed by the board's Policies and Communication Committee.
XIII. Personnel - Dr. Gildea
Personnel items will be presented and recommended for board approval:
XIV. Information Items
XIV.a. PARCC Report/Analysis - Dr. Freeman
XIV.b. Correspondence - Dr. Gildea
XIV.b.1. ISBE Mentoring Grant Letter Dec. 2015
XIV.b.2. FOIA
XIV.c. Calendar
XV. Public Comments
XVI. Announcements
XVII. Adjournment
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