School District 158 Board Agenda 10/20/21

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District 158
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District 158 Board regular meeting – October 20, 7 p.m.

LANSING, Ill. (October 19, 2021) – The October 20 meeting of the District 158 School Board begins at 7 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Administration Center, 18300 Greenbay Avenue in Lansing. Guests should enter the building through Door 1, and are encourage to wear a face mask. The meeting may also be watched virtually.

Agenda

  1. OPENING ITEMS
    • Note: The Board of Education reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary
    • Pledge of Allegiance – Memorial student
    • Roll Call
    • Public Participation
    • Board correspondence
  2. CONSENT AGENDA
    • Approval of Consent Agenda
    • September 15, 2021 Public Hearing Minutes
    • September 15. 2021 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    • September 15, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Closed Session Minutes
    • October 7, 2021 Buildings & Grounds Committee Minutes
    • October 7, 2021 Buildings & Grounds Committee Closed Session Minutes
    • October 13, 2021 Policy Committee Minutes
    • Employment of Oak Glen Custodian Chanella Tyler-Patterson effective September 14, 2021
    • Employment of Lester Crawl Primary Center Paraprofessional Andrea Wood effective October 18, 2021
    • Resignation of Coolidge Playground Supervisor Wendy Parker effective September 3, 2021
    • Resignation of Coolidge Paraprofessional Laura Bernas effective October 22, 2021
    • Resignation of Director of Human Resources Candace Cavalier effective October 22, 2021
    • Resignation of Coolidge Paraprofessional Jaime Garrison effective October 22, 2021
    • Resignation of Oak Glen Playground Supervisor Deandra Patterson effective September 29, 2021
    • Resignation Oak Glen Custodian Chanella Tyler-Patterson effective September 30, 2021
    • Intermittent FMLA for Lester Crawl Transitional Kindergarten Teacher Michelle Myers effective September 1, 2021
    • Intermittent FMLA for Lester Crawl Pre-K Teacher Aubrey Kneller from September 15, 2021 through October 10, 2021
    • FMLA for Memorial Junior High School Physical Education Teacher Nicole Bersell effective March 8, 2022 through the end of the 2021-22 school year
    • Prelist of invoices to be paid
  3. SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION
    • Closed session to consider information regarding school security (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(8))
  4. SUPERINTENDENT’S AGENDA
    • Freedom of Information Act
    • Special Education Report
    • Reopening Plan Update & Balanced School Year
    • Miscellaneous
  5. NEW BUSINESS
    • Approve the Intergovermental Agreement Concerning Student Record Information
    • Approve the Resolution Authorizing Participation in Property Tax Proceedings
    • Buildings & Grounds Committee Meeting Report D. Policy Committee Meeting Report
    • Approve waiving the first reading of the recommended revisions to the Board Policy Manual
    • Approve the recommended revisions to the Board Policy Manual as presented
    • Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)); the setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(6)); and student matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(9))
    • Approve 2021-2022 Certified Staff Seniority List
    • Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel
    • Miscellaneous items from Superintendent and School Board
  6. CLOSING ITEMS
    • Adjournment

Schedule and Open Meetings Act

District 158 meetings are scheduled for 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.

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 158 posts agendas and board packets in a folder on its website.

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