Agendas: TF School District 215 Board Meeting and Budget Hearing – 9/22/20

76
At the virtual meeting on May 26, the D215 Board of Education voted to appoint Dr. Sophia Jones-Redmond (upper right) as the new Superintendent.

LANSING, Ill. (September 18, 2020) – The September 22 meeting of the District 215 School Board begins at 6:00pm with a budget hearing, which is followed immediately by a Bond Issuance hearing and the School Board meeting. The meetings are only available virtually via Zoom. Click here for the link to the meeting. The full board packet and materials for the meeting, including all exhibits and other relevant materials, can be viewed here. The budget up for adoption is available to view here.

Budget hearing agenda (6:00pm)

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. COMMUNICATIONS
  4. DISCUSSION ON ADOPTION OF 2020/21 BUDGET
  5. ADJOURN

Bond issuance notification hearing (following the budget hearing)

Public Hearing concerning the intent of the Board of the District to sell not to exceed $6,500,000 Working Cash Fund Bonds for the purpose of increasing the Working Cash Fund of the District.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. COMMUNICATIONS
  4. DISCUSSION CONCERNING THE INTENT OF THE BOARD OF THE DISTRICT TO SELL NOT TO EXCEED $6,500,000 WORKING CASH FUND BONDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF INCREASING THE WORKING CASH FUND OF THE DISTRICT.
  5. ADJOURN

School Board meeting agenda (following the bond issuance notification hearing)

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. COMMUNICATION
    • Freedom of Information Report
    • Public Comment
    • Building Reports
  4. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
    • Presentation-Cosmetology Program Renovations, Mario Planera, Planera Architects
  5. FUTURE MEETINGS
    • Committee of the Whole: Weds., Oct. 14, 5:00 p.m.
    • Regular Meeting: Tues., Oct. 27, 6:00 p.m.
  6. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – OPEN & CLOSED
    • Regular Meeting: 8.25.20
    • E-Learning Hearing: 8.25.20
    • Special Meeting: 9.9.20
    • Committee of the Whole Meeting: 9.9.20
  7. NEW BUSINESS
    • Resolution declaring the intention to issue $6,500,000 Working Cash Fund Bonds of the District, for the purpose of increasing the Working Cash Fund of the District and directing that notice of such intention be published in the manner provided by law
    • Resolution to adopt the 2020/21 budget as presented
    • Approval to Commence the Bid Process – Cosmetology Program Renovations
    • First Semester VSA Senior Credit Recovery PrograM
    • E-Learning Planning Days: 10/19/20, 12/18/20, 1/4/21
    • Remote Learning Plan for Second Quarter- Option 2
    • Lansing Reciprocal Crime Agreement
    • Lynwood Reciprocal Crime Agreement
    • TF South Alternative Site Agreement: Lester Crawl School
    • TF South Alternative Site Agreement: St. Ann’s School
    • TF South Alternative Site Agreement: First United Methodist Church
    • Approval to Update Account Signers-First Natl. Bank of Illinois
  8. CLOSED SESSION
    • Personnel: Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance, or Dismissal for Specific Employees
    • Pending Litigation
    • Collective Bargaining Matters
  9. FINANCE REPORT
  10. PERSONNEL REPORT
  11. OTHER MATTERS
    • Statement from Member Yochem
  12. ADJOURN

Regular Schedule

The D215 Committee of the Whole meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. and Regular Monthly Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. In-person meetings were held at TF Center for Academics and Technology at 1605 Wentworth Ave., Calumet City, but as a result of the pandemic, meetings are now being held online.

Open Meetings Act

The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular meeting shall be posted at the principal office of the public body and at the location where the meeting is to be held at least 48 hours in advance of the holding of the meeting.” District 215 posts agendas and board packets in the “Board of Education” section of its website.

Staying informed

Lansing Journal subscribers receive an email each morning with links to Lansing headlines, so they stay informed about items being discussed at public meetings, as well as news that happens between meetings. Use the link below to sign up for the free daily email: