On July 24, 2020, Governor JB Pritzker continued the Gubernatorial Disaster Declaration declaring the State of Illinois and all Counties in Illinois a disaster area due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Given the current Covid-19 pandemic situation and IDPH/ISBE safety guidance, and in accordance with 5 ILCS 120/7(c)(2), Board President Green and Superintendent Whalen have determined that in person public attendance at the August , 2020 Board meeting is not practical or prudent.

The public may access the meeting remotely via live stream at
For public comment participation, see the Public Comment sections of the agenda below.  Please contact the Cook County District 104 Superintendent at with questions about public remote access or public participation.
2. 6:00 P.M. Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
3. Approval of July 6, 2020 Regular Session Minutes
4. Approval of July 6, 2020 Executive Session Minutes
5. Public Comment [Due to the public access to the meeting being remote, public comment shall be by email and written correspondence.  Persons interested in making public comment must email their public comment to or deliver written public comment to the District Office by 4:00 p.m.  Emailed and written public comments are limited to 200 words and will be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting].
6. Reports
6.A. Committee Report
6.B. A.E.R.O Report.
6.C. Superintendent's Report
6.D. FOIA Report
7. Consent Agenda
7.A. Paper Products Bid
7.B. Can Liners Bid
7.C. Cleaning Supplies Bid
7.D. Report of the Imprest Fund
7.E. Report of the Activity Fund
8. Action Items
8.A. 2020-2021 Re-Opening Plan "Remote and Blended Learning"
8.B. 2020-2021 Tentative Budget for Public Display
8.C. Certified and Classified Payrolls
8.D. Monthly Bills
9. Non-Action Items
9.A. Board Finance Committee Meeting
9.B. Board Policy, First Reading: 2:125, Board Member Compensation, Expenses; 2:160, Board Attorney; 2:220, School Board Meeting Procedure; 4:50, Payment Procedures; 5:35, Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act; 5:50 Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace, E-Cigarette, Tobacco, and Cannabis; 5:60, Expenses; 5:150, Personnel Records; 5:210, Resignations; 5:280, Duties and Qualifications; 6:135, Accelerated Placement Program; 6:235, Access to Electronic Networks; 6:280, Grading and Promotion; 7:40, Non-Public School Students, Including Parochial and Home Schooled Students; 7:70, Attendance and Truancy; 7:130, Students Rights and Responsibilities; 7:190, Student Behavior; 7:325, Student Fundraising Activities; 7:340, Student Records; 7:345, Use of Educational Technologies, Student Data Privacy and Security; 8:10, Connection with the Community; 8:30, Visitors to and Conduct on School Property; 8:80, Gifts to the District; 8:110, Public Suggestions and Concerns
9.C. Special Meeting Date for E-Learning Plan
9.D. Board Comments
10. Request to conduct a Closed Session pursuant to Chapter 102, Paragraph 2 of the Statutes of the State of Illinois for the purpose of:
10.A. The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specifice employees or legal counsel for the district, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee or against legal counsel for the district to determine its validity [5ILCS 120/2 (c)(1)].
11. Action Items
11.A. Approval of Personnel Report
Employment:  James Ferrando, HMS PE/Health Teacher; Colleen Morse, HMS 7th Grade Science; Michelle Hundt, STEAM Teacher at Wharton
Extra Duty:  Walsh Leadership Team: (Heather Smith, Maggie Fletcher, Jacki Payne, Jennifer Schuster, Laura Hosteny);  HMS Leadership Team:  (Dawn Balicki, Monica Cardenas, Nichole Zipprich, Bethany Kozal, Emma Guenther, Natalie Manske, Melissa Trafficanta, Sarah Christerson, Michele Vari);  Wharton Leadership Team (Julie Augustinas, Michael Killoran, Jamie Kirscher, Johanna Frick, Kim Penrod)
Leave:  Meredith Schilsky, Wharton Social Worker, Leave (September 2020);  Jessica Egner, Wharton Teacher, Leave (February 2021); Maura Tovar, HMS Teacher, Leave (August 2020)
Contract Amendment:  Troy Whalen, Superintendent.  Contract extension would provide two additional years and expire on June 28, 2024.
12. Adjourn
<< Back to the Public Page for Summit School District 104