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August 9, 2022 at 10:00 AM - Regular Meeting of the ECHO Executive Board of Directors

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
6/10/2022 666,580.75
6/24/2022 509,222.48
6/24/2022 82,118.20
6/27/2022 592,062.21
Total, June 2022 1,849,983.64
7/7/2022 236,894.27
7/28/2022 259,704.66
Total, July 2022 496,598.93
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. Administrators' 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. Program Enrollments/Staff Vacancy Reports
H.1.a.II. ESY Updates
H.1.a.III. Curriculum Update
H.1.b. Ms. Tarra Batts, Director of Finance & Operations/CSBO
H.1.b.I. Financials
H.1.b.II. FY23 Tentative Budget
H.1.b.III. Food Service Update
H.1.c. Mr. Calvin Harden, Director of Technology
H.1.c.I. 1:1 Initiative for Students
H.1.c.II. MacArthur Intercom System
H.1.c.III. Camera Upgrades for ECHO Programs
H.1.c.IV. Technology Committee Development
H.1.d. Mr. Dante James, Director of Buildings & Grounds
H.1.d.I. Buildings & Grounds Update
H.2. Superintendent's Report
H.2.a. Capital Improvement Update
I. Unfinished Business: None
J. New Business
J.1. FY23 ECHO Joint Agreement Board Officers & Committee Members and FY23 ECHO Board Directory
J.2. Approval to Post FY23 Tentative Budget
J.3. Installation of Fencing at West Property Line of ECHO School 
J.4. Approval of FY23 Classroom Lease Agreements for Thornton School District 154, Calumet City School District 155 and Sunnybrook School District 171
J.5. Approval of FY23 Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Courtney Fleck
  • Kaleidoscope Education Solutions
  • Lyndsi Wydra
  • Maxim Healthcare Services
  • Milestones
  • New Mediscan II, LLC
  • Omni
  • Select SavvySoliant
  • Spotter
  • Stepping Stones Group
  • Sunbelt Staffing DBA
J.6. Approval of Personnel Items
K. Closed Session
L. Possible Actions after Closed Session
L.1. Action after Closed Session re: Discipline of Custodial Staff
L.2. Action after Closed Session re:  Administrative Positions
M. Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting: September 13, 2022
N. Adjournment

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