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May 17, 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; 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; and litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting.
3. Recall to order of Open Session (7:30 p.m.)
4. Pledge of Allegiance/Student Recognition
5. Changes/Deletions to the Agenda
6. Staff Recognition
7. 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.
8. Communications
9. FOIA Requests
10. Board Committee Reports
10.1. Niles Township District for Special Education #807
10.2. Village of Skokie
10.3. ED-RED
10.4. Subcommittee Reports
11. Administrative Reports
11.1. School and District Updates
11.2. Special Education Program
11.3. ELL Program
11.4. Advanced Learning Program (ALP) Recommendations
12. Construction Planning Presentation
13. New Business
13.1. Approval of Policies for First Reading
It is recommended that the Board approve the first reading of policies from the February 2011 and February 2016 PRESS Issues as presented online under "School Board" and "Policy Updates".
13.2. Prevailing Wage Resolution
It is recommended that the Board approve “A Resolution Adopting the Prevailing Wage Rate of Laborers, Mechanics, and Other Workers Employed on Public Work, 2016-2017, of School District 69, Cook County, Illinois.”  (Full resolution to be appended to official minutes.)
13.3. Calendar Amendment: 2015 – 2016
It is recommended that the Official School Calendar, year 2015-16, be amended to abate five days, June 7, 8, 9, 10 and 13 from the calendar to ensure a minimum of 180 days, which establishes a final closing date of the school year of June 6, 2016.
14. Old Business
15. Consent Agenda
It is recommended that the consent agenda for April 19, 2016 be approved as listed.
15.1. Payment of Bills dated April 30, 2016 in the amount of $414,171.03
15.2. Approval of Minutes
15.2.1. Insurance Subcommittee Meeting - April 12, 2016
15.2.2. Facilities and Finance Subcommittee Meeting - April 19, 2016
15.2.3. Regular Meeting – April 19, 2016
15.2.4. Closed Session I – April 19, 2016
15.2.5. Closed Session II – April 19, 2016
15.2.6. Facilities and Finance Subcommittee Meeting - May 2, 2016
15.3. Personnel
15.3.1. Resignations
15.3.1.1. Resignation of Ms. Seina Landstrom, Science Teacher at Lincoln Jr. High School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
15.3.1.2. Resignation of Ms. Katherine Polgar, Special Education Teacher at Lincoln Jr. High School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
15.3.1.3. Resignation of Mr. Mark Rasar, Principal at Lincoln Jr. High School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
15.3.1.4. Resignation of Mrs. Sarah Kalinowski, School Psychologist at Edison School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
15.3.1.5. Resignation of Ms. Heidi DuBois, Social Worker at Lincoln Jr. High School, effective at the end of the 2015-16 school year
15.3.2. Reassignment
15.3.2.1. Approve the voluntary reassignment of Mr. Jason Jonas from Assistant Principal to Social Studies teacher at Lincoln Jr. High School effective July 1, 2016
15.3.3. Termination
15.3.3.1. Termination of Ms. Alyson Harlan, Instructional Aide at Madison School, effective May 2, 2016
15.3.3.2. Termination of Ms. Tiffany Bell, School Counselor at Edison School at the end of the 2015-16 school year
15.3.4. Superintendent Contract
Approve the resolution authorizing the extension of the July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018 contract for Dr. Margaret Clauson, Superintendent.
15.3.5. Termination of Administrator Contract
Approve the termination of the contract with Ms. Sarah Davis, Assistant Principal, dated July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017
15.3.6. Administrator Contracts
Approve the following administrative contracts substantially as presented by the Superintendent and authorize the President and Secretary to sign the contracts on behalf of the Board:
 Mr. Justin Attaway, Chief School Business Official
• Mr. Andrew Carpenter, Edison Principal
• Ms. Sarah Davis, Lincoln Assistant Principal (MTSS)/ELL Coordinator
• Mrs. Kristine Joaquin Schubert, Director of Special Services

 Mr. Bryan Kelly, Edison Assistant Principal
• Ms. Elisa Leporini, Madison Assistant Principal
• Ms. Kristen Ulery, Madison Principal
15.3.7. Amendment to the Benefits Package for Administrators
Accept the amended administrative benefits contract substantially as presented by the Superintendent and authorize the President and Secretary to sign the contract on behalf of the Board.
15.3.8. Approve payment of cell phone stipend as defined in the Administrator Benefits dated April 19, 2016 to any administrator who was not issued a District cell phone during the 2015-16 school year.
15.4. Facility Use Agreements
15.4.1. Agreement dated April 14, 2016 submitted by Youth and Opportunity United for the use of the upper gym, cafeteria, art room, fitness room, STEM room, Richert room and two classrooms at Lincoln Jr. High School for the Y.O.U. Summer Learning Program from June 13 - August 4, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Completed Facility Use Agreement to be appended to official minutes.)
15.4.2. Agreement dated March 31, 2016 submitted by Village of Morton Grove for the use of the multi-purpose room at Edison School for Community Outreach on June 15, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Completed Facility Use Agreement to be appended to official minutes.)
15.4.3. Agreement dated April 22, 2016 submitted by Boy Scouts of America for the use of a room near the main entrance at Lincoln Jr. High School for Cub/Boy Scout membership recruitment on September 15, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Completed Facility Use Agreement to be appended to official minutes.)
15.4.4. Agreement dated April 22, 2016 submitted by Boy Scouts of America for the use of a room near the main entrance at Edison School for Cub/Boy Scout membership recruitment on September 15, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Completed Facility Use Agreement to be appended to official minutes.)
15.4.5. Agreement dated April 22, 2016 submitted by Boy Scouts of America for the use of a room near the main entrance at Madison School for Cub/Boy Scout membership recruitment on September 15, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Completed Facility Use Agreement to be appended to official minutes.)
15.5. Approve the rescheduling of the August 16, 2016 Board of Education meeting to August 23, 2016 and September 20, 2016 Board of Education meeting to September 27, 2016.
15.6. Bid 1602 - Interior Painting Services
Award the bid for repairing and painting the corridors and stairwells at Lincoln Jr. High to Capital Painting, Naperville, Illinois, at $97,820 based on being the lowest responsible bidder.
15.7. RFP 1603 - Natural Gas
Award the natural gas contract to CenterPoint Energy, Downers Grove, Illinois, and authorize the business manager to sign the contract at a favorable price based on market conditions.
15.8. Construction Manager Contract
Approve the contract with Nicholas & Associates, Inc. to provide services as the district's construction manager.
16. 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.
17. Future Meeting Dates
17.1. Niles Township District for Special Education #807 Governing Board Meeting – Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 7:00 p.m. – Molloy Center - confirm date
17.2. Committee of the Whole Board of Education Meeting – Tuesday, June 14, 2016 – 6:00 p.m. – Maier Administration Center Board Room
17.3. Regular Board of Education Meeting – Tuesday, June 21, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. – Maier Administration Center Board Room
18. 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; 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; and litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting.
19. Adjournment

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