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March 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Roll Call (6:30 p.m.)
2. Closed Session
It is recommended that the Board move into closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity; and collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.
3. Recall to order of Open Session (7:30 p.m.)
4. Pledge of Allegiance/Student Recognition
5. Public Hearing for FY2016 Interfund Transfers
6. Changes/Deletions to the Agenda
7. Staff Recognition
8. Statements from Visitors
The President will recognize members of the audience who wish to make a brief statement to the Board regarding any items listed on the agenda. The Board will take all statements under advisement without discussion.
9. Communications
10. FOIA Requests
11. Board Committee Reports
11.1. Niles Township District for Special Education #807
11.2. Village of Skokie
11.3. ED-RED
11.4. Subcommittee Reports
11.5. Classrooms First Steering Committee
12. Administrative Reports
12.1. School and District Updates
12.2. Algebra I Advancement
12.3. Technology Infrastructure
13. Community Schools and Parent Engagement
14. New Business
15. Old Business
15.1. Approval of Policies for Second Reading and Adoption
It is recommended that the Board adopt the policies from the May 2015, August 2015, and October 2015 PRESS Issues as presented online under "School Board" and "Policy Updates"
16. Consent Agenda
It is recommended that the consent agenda for March 15, 2016 be approved as listed.
16.1. Approval of Minutes
16.1.1. Regular Meeting – February 16, 2016
16.1.2. Closed Session – February 16, 2016
16.2. Payment of Bills dated February 29, 2016 in the amount of $538,713.77
16.3. Personnel
16.3.1. Resignations
16.3.1.1. Resignation of Ms. Meggie Harvey, Science Teacher at Lincoln Jr. High School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
16.3.1.2. Resignation of Ms. Andrea McDonald, Special Education Teacher at Edison School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
16.3.1.3. Resignation of Mr. Randy Satovitz, 2nd Grade Teacher at Madison School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
16.3.1.4. Resignation of Mrs. Irene Trimberger, Music Teacher at Edison School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
16.3.1.5. Resignation of Mrs. Jayati Lunagariya, Math and Science Teacher at Lincoln Jr. High School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
16.3.1.6. Resignation of Mrs. Lindsey Smiegowski, Kindergarten Teacher at Madison School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
16.3.2. Termination
16.3.2.1. Termination of Ms. Marcella Durr, Instructional Aide at Madison School, effective February 19, 2016
16.3.3. Employment
16.3.3.1. Employment of Ms. Dzenita Hadzic, Occupational Therapist, for the 2015-16 school year per the PSRP contract
16.3.3.2. Employment of Ms. Naz Shaana, ELL Aide at Edison School for the 2015-16 school year per the PSRP contract
16.3.4. Leave of Absence
16.3.4.1. Child-rearing leave approval for Mrs. Jessica Kornblatt, 4th grade teacher at Edison School, for the 2016-17 school year
16.4. Teacher Non-Renewals
16.4.1. Resolution Authorizing a Reduction in Force of Teachers
Approve the resolution titled: “Resolution Authorizing a Reduction in Force of Teachers” be approved as presented by the Superintendent, and that the President and Secretary be authorized to sign the resolution and related letter on behalf of the Board. (Resolution with exhibits to be appended to official minutes.)
16.4.2. Resolution Authorizing Dismissal of 1st, 2nd and 3rd Year Probationary Teachers
Approve the resolution titled: “Resolution Authorizing Dismissal to Non-Tenured Teachers Other Than Final-Year Probationary Teacher” be approved as presented by the Superintendent, and that the President and Secretary be authorized to sign the resolution and related letter on behalf of the Board. (Resolution with exhibits to be appended to official minutes.)
16.5. Bid 1601 - Electronic Security Hardware and Installation
Award the bid for the upgrade of all district security cameras and access control systems to Videotec Corporation, Highland, Indiana, at $194,465 based on being the lowest responsible bidder.
16.6. Resolutions Authorizing Interfund Transfers for the 2016 Fiscal Year
16.6.1. Approve the resolution titled "Resolution directing the transfer of $500,000 from the Transportation Fund to the Education Fund and $7,000,000 from the Transportation Fund to the Operations and Maintenance Fund of Skokie-Morton Grove School District Number 69, Cook County, Illinois."
16.6.2. Approve the resolution titled "Resolution directing the school treasurer to transfer funds from the Operations and Maintenance Fund to the Capital Projects Fund of Skokie-Morton Grove School District Number 69, Cook County, Illinois."
16.6.3. Approve the resolution titled "Resolution directing the school treasurer to partially abate and permanently transfer moneys from the Working Cash Fund to the Social Security/IMRF Fund of Skokie-Morton Grove School District Number 69, Cook County, Illinois."
16.7. Disposal of Excess or Obsolete Equipment
Approve the declaration of the equipment detailed in the March 8, 2016 memo as surplus equipment and authorize Administration to dispose of the same. This equipment will be recycled by a certified R2 and/or e-Stewards recycling company.
17. Comments from Visitors
The President will recognize members of the audience who wish to make comments to the Board regarding any topics related to School or District business. The Board will take all comments under advisement without discussion. If a member of the public raises an issue or concern that requires follow-up, the Board President or Superintendent will do so in a timely manner.
18. Future Meeting Dates
18.1. Insurance Committee Meeting of the Board of Education - Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 4:00 p.m. - Maier Administration Center Board Room
18.2. Niles Township District for Special Education #807 Governing Board Meeting – Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 7:00 p.m. – Molloy Center
18.3. Advanced Learner’s Program (ALP) Learning Team Subcommittee Meeting – Friday, April 18, 2016 – 5:00 p.m. – Maier Administration Center Board Room
18.4. Regular Board of Education Meeting – Tuesday, April 19, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. – Maier Administration Center Board Room
19. Closed Session
It is recommended that the Board move into closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity; and collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.
20. Adjournment

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