View Options:

Show Everything
Hide Everything

December 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Remote Meeting per state Public Act 101-640

Remote Access - 
Meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/95893867479?pwd=dXhBTk55amVsQ1JnL25UUkRTMDZyQT09
Meeting Passcode: fQ8YEY

Phone Access: +1 312 626 6799
Webinar ID: 958 9386 7479
Passcode: 512501
2. Roll Call (6:00 p.m.)
3. 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; 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; and the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired.  
4. Recall to Order of Open Session (7:00 p.m.)
5. Board President Statement on Emergency
Attachments: (1)
6. Staff Recognition
Attachments: (1)
7. Truth in Taxation Hearing for Levy Year 2020
The President will recognize members of the audience who wish to make a brief statement to the Board regarding the Tax Levy for Levy Year 2020. The Board will take all statements under advisement without discussion.

Email to boe@skokie69.net before 5:00 p.m. on December 15, 2020.  The subject line should read 'TAX LEVY HEARING 12/15/2020'.  All written comments are shared with the entire board.  Comments will be read aloud subject to five minutes per comment limitation.  If multiple substantially similar communications are received, the Board president may summarize and condense the verbal presentations.  All written comments will be posted on the online agenda following the Board meeting.  
Attachments: (1)
8. Changes/Deletions to the Agenda
9. Statements from Visitors
Email to boe@skokie69.net before 5:00 p.m. on December 15, 2020.  The subject line should read 'PUBLIC COMMENT - BOE MEETING 12/15/2020'.  All written comments are shared with the entire board.  Comments will be read aloud subject to five minutes per comment limitation.  If multiple substantially similiar communications are received, the Board president may summarize and condense the verbal presentations.  All written comments will be posted on the online agenda following the Board meeting.  
10. Communications
11. FOIA Requests
12. Board Committee Reports
12.1. Niles Township District for Special Education #807
12.2. Village of Skokie-Morton Grove
12.3. ED-RED
12.4. Subcommittee Reports
13. Administrative Reports
13.1. School and District Updates
Attachments: (1)
13.2. COVID-19 Update
Attachments: (1)
13.3. Lincoln Construction Update
Attachments: (1)
14. New Business
14.1. Five-Year Review of Policies: 4:50, 5:270, 6:315, 7:40, 7:130, 7:325, and 8:80 
14.2. First Read of Policies: 3:40, 4:80, 4:90, and 4:150
Attachments: (1)
14.3. First Read of Policies: 6:20, 6:340, 7:10, 7:100, 7:140, and 7:300
Attachments: (1)
14.4. Resolution authorizing the issuance of general obligation alternate bonds of the District in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $7,000,000 pursuant to the Local Government Debt Reform Act of the State of Illinois, as amended, for the purpose of equipping school buildings and facilities of the District and improving the sites thereof, including but not limited to demolishing an existing building.
Attachments: (1)
15. Old Business
16. Consent Agenda
It is recommended that the consent agenda for December 15, 2020 be approved as listed.
16.1. Payment of Bills dated November 30, 2020 in the amount of $3,780,698.90
16.2. Approval of Minutes
16.2.1. Regular Meeting - November 17, 2020
16.2.2. Closed Session - November 17, 2020
16.2.3. Facilities and Finance Meeting - December 8, 2020
16.3. Personnel
Attachments: (1)
16.4. Resolution Authorizing the Adoption of the Levy for the 2020 Levy Year
Approve the amounts to be levied for the year 2020 on the equalized assessed value for all taxable property within School District 69, Cook County, Illinois and authorize the President and Secretary of this Board to sign and file the Certification of Tax Levy, including the foregoing amounts and purposes with the Clerk of Cook County. 
Attachments: (3)
16.5. Resolution Authorizing Reduction of Certain Fund Levies for the 2020 Levy Year
Approve the resolution titled "Resolution to Instruct the County Clerk How to Apportion 2020 Tax Levy Extension Reductions for Skokie School District #69, Cook County, Illinois" be approved as presented by the Superintendent, and that the President and Secretary be authorized to sign the resolution on behalf of the Board.  
Attachments: (1)
16.6. Real Estate Transaction Approval
Approve the Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreement for the property located at 8341 Laramie Avenue, Skokie, Illinois, for a purchase price of $424,000 and authorize the Business Manager to sign the necessary transaction closing documents on the Board's behalf.
Attachments: (1)
16.7. Motion to approve the Five Year Review of policies 4:50, 5:270, 6:315, 7:40, 7:130, 7:325, and 8:80
16.8. Motion to approve the following policies as first read: 3:40, 4:80, 4:90, and 4:150 
16.9. Motion to approve the following policies as first read: 6:20, 6:340, 7:10, 7:100, 7:140, and 7:300
16.10. Approve Bid 2101: Display Panels
It is recommended that the Board of Education award Bid 2101 to Midwest Computer Products, West Chicago, Illinois, at $146,779.65, which the Board recognizes as the lowest responsible, responsive bidder.
Attachments: (1)
16.11. Donations
It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the donations to the school district as presented.
Attachments: (1)
16.12. Authorization to Dispose of Excess or Obsolete Equipment
It is recommended that the Board of Education declare the equipment detailed as surplus equipment and authorize the Administration to dispose of the same.
Attachments: (1)
17. Future Meeting Dates
17.1. Regular Meeting of the Board of Education - Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 6:00 p.m. - Edison Elementary School cafetaria OR Remote Meeting per state Public Act 101-640
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; 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; and the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired.  
19. Adjournment
<< Back to the Public Page for Skokie School District 69