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April 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM - Regular Meeting

A. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Roll Call
C. Adoption of Agenda
D. Presentation of Agenda Items & Questions/Comments from the Public
Description:  Public comments are limited to three (3) minutes per person.  At this time, the Board President will call on those who have requested to make Public Comment.  Please understand that the Board will not respond to comments made during Public Comment but may direct the Superintendent to address the matter at a later time. 
E. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes
F. Financial Reports: Consent Agenda Items: 
F.1. Accounts Payable Report
F.2. Payroll Report
3/5/2021 681,770.98
3/19/2021 683,039.57
Total March 2021 1,364,810.55
G. Committee Reports
Description:  The ECHO Standing Committee Chairpersons or their designee will report on items presently in progress.
G.1. Policy Committee
G.2. Joint Finance & Personnel and Building Ad Hoc Committee
G.3. Curriculum Committee
H. Administrator's Reports
Description:  The Board will be updated on items presently in progress by the ECHO Central Office Administrators.
H.1. ECHO Central Office Administrators
H.1.a. Dr. Celia Arresola, Assistant Superintendent, HR & Curriculum 
H.1.a.I. FY22 Staffing Projections
H.1.a.II. Program Enrollments/Staff Vacancy Reports
H.1.a.III. Re-Entry Plan Update
H.1.a.IV. FY22 ECHO Program Calendar
H.1.b. Ms. Tarra Batts, Director of Finance & Operations/CSBO
H.1.b.I. Fund Balance Report
H.1.b.II. FY21 District Billing Report
H.1.b.III. Transportation
H.1.b.IV. FY22 Lease Agreements (D. 152.5, D. 155)
H.1.b.IV.a. D. 133 - Non-Renewal
H.1.b.IV.b. D. 144 - FEP Relocation
H.1.b.V. FY22 Health/Dental Insurance Renewal
H.1.b.VI. FY22 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Renewal
H.1.c. Mr. Calvin Harden, Director of Technology
H.1.c.I. E-Rate Update
H.1.c.II. Electronic Hall Pass
H.1.c.III. Email Phishing Campaign
H.1.c.IV. Cyber Security Update
H.1.c.V. SOPPA Training
H.1.d. Mr. Brian Paczesny, Buildings & Grounds Coordinator
H.1.d.I. PPE Update
H.1.d.II. Building & Grounds Updates
H.1.d.III. HVAC Phase I Update
H.1.d.IV. Outside Air Report
H.1.d.V. Direction on New Vehicle for Joint Agreement
H.1.d.VI. District 133 Move/Relocation
H.2. Superintendent's Report
H.2.a. Capital Improvement Update
H.2.b. IASA - ISAL VI Cohort 2021-22
I. Unfinished Business
I.1. Second Reading/Approval of the ECHO Amended and/or New Policies
  • 3:40 Superintendent
  • 4:45 Insufficient Fund Checks and Debt Recovery
  • 4:55 Use of Credit and Procurement Cards
  • 4:80 Accounting and Audits
  • 4:90 Student Activity and Fiduciary Funds
  • 5:270 Employment At-Will, Compensation and Assignment
  • 6:20 School Year Calendar and Day
  • 6:280 Grading and Promotion
  • 6:340 Student Testing and Assessment Program
  • 7:140 Search and Seizure
  • 7:300 Extracurricular Athletics
  • 7:325 Student Fund-Raising Activities
J. New Business
J.1. Approval of FY22 ECHO Program Calendar
J.2. Approval of Assistive Technology Specialist Position (1.0 FTE)
J.3. Approval of Building/Classroom Lease Agreements
  • Hazel Crest School District 152.5
  • Calumet City School District 155
J.4. Approval of FY22 Food Service Renewal Agreement with Preferred Meals
J.5. Approval of FY22 Transportation Agreement with First Student, Inc.
J.6. Approval of Personnel Items
J.6.a. Retirement Notifications:
J.6.b. New Hires
K. Closed Session
L. Possible Action after Closed Session re: MOU for Assistive Tech Certification
M. Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting: May 11, 2021
N. Adjournment
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