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January 25, 2016 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 December 14, 2015, Policy and Communications Committee Meeting
VIII.b. Minutes of the December 14, 2015, Public Hearing on the 2015 Tax Levy
VIII.c. Minutes of the December 14, 2015, Board of Education Meeting
VIII.d. Minutes of January 11, 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, 2015
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
Teacher Evaluation and Student Growth Update - Dr. Freeman & PERA Committee
X. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through December 31, 2015, 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 - Jason Bonds, Chair
XI.c. Policy and Communications Committee, Michele Kreis, Chair
XI.d. Handbook Committee - Gabriela Whipple, Board Representative
XI.e. Insurance Committee - Rich Hentschel, Board Representative
XI.f. SEDOL Governing Board, Jeff Luckett, Board Representative
XI.g. PTO Report, Michele Kreis, Board Representative
XI.h. Fremont Education Foundation - Mark Ponce, Board Representative
XII. Unfinished Business  
XII.a. Presentation of New and Revised Policies, PRESS 90, October 2015, Dr. Gildea
The following board policies will be presented for a second reading and recommended adoption:  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.
XII.b. Presentation of Resolution Adopting a Disclosure Compliance Policy - Dr. Gildea
A disclosure compliance policy, which has been reviewed by the Policy and Communication Committee and the district's attorney, will be presented for board adoption.  
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Presentation of Intergovernmental Agreement for Shared Early Childhood Assessment Programming - Mr. Tanner
An intergovernmental agreement between the Boards of Education from Hawthorn District 73, Mundelein District 75, and Fremont 79 to conduct shared early childhood assessment programming services (ECATS) will be presented and reviewed.  It is anticipated that the Fremont Board of Education will vote on approval of the agreement at tonight's meeting.
XIII.b. Designate Superintendent and Director of Business to Prepare the Tentative 2016-17 Budget -  Mr. Tanner
February marks the beginning of the budget cycle for the 2016-17 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.
XIII.c. Review of the 2016-2017 School Calendar - Dr. Gildea
XIII.d. Set Date for Public Hearing on Proposed Modification of the School Code on School Holidays _Dr. Gildea
The recommendation that a public hearing on the proposed modification of the school code to allow school to be open on Veterans Day be set for February 22, 2016, beginning at 6:50 p.m., in the middle school media center will be presented. The rationale for changing Veterans Day to a school attendance day will be discussed. 
XIV. Action from Closed Session     
XIV.a. Six-Month Review of Closed Session Minutes - Dr. Gildea
XV. Personnel
XVI. Information Items
XVI.a. Summer School Update  - Mrs. Park, Mr. McDonnell, Mrs. Sorensen
The assistant principals will provide an update on the program planned for this summer. 
XVI.b. Correspondence
XVI.b.1. Math.Science Textbook FOIA. USC Rossier School of Education
XVI.b.2. FOIA Gifted/Enrichment Inquiry, One Chance Illinois
XVI.c. Calendar
XVII. Public Comments
XVIII. Announcements
XIX. Adjournment
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