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District 215 Board Agenda 8/23/22

District 215 Board regular meeting – TF Center for Academics and Technology at 6 p.m.

LANSING, Ill. (August 20, 2022) – The August 23 regular meeting of the District 215 School Board will take place at 6 p.m. at the Thornton Fractional Center for Academics and Technology. The full board packet and materials for the meeting, including all exhibits and other relevant materials, can be viewed here.

Regular meeting agenda

  1. Welcome
    • Roll Call
    • Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Communication
    • Public Comment
    • Freedom of Information Report
    • Building Reports
  3. Superintendent’s Report
  4. Closed Session
    • Closed Session to discuss Specific employee(s), specific independent contractors, specific volunteers, or District legal counsel; however, a meeting to consider an increase in compensation to a specific employee of a public body that is subject to the Local Government Wage Increase Transparency Act may not be closed and shall be open to the public and posted and held in accordance with [the Open Meetings Act]. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1), amended by P.A. 101-459.; and Student disciplinary cases. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(9)
    • Reconvene Open Session
  5. Informational / First Read Policies
    • Future Meetings: September 14, 2022 Committee of the Whole, 6 p.m., September 27, 2022 Board Meeting, 6 p.m.
    • First reading of policy 2:230 Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings
    • First reading of policy 3:50 Administrative Personnel Other Than the Superintendent
    • First reading of policy 4:70 Resource Conservation
    • First reading of policy 5:80 Court Duty
    • First reading of policy 6:80 Teaching About Controversial Issues
    • First reading of policy 6:140 Education of Homeless Children
    • First reading of policy 6:290 Homework
    • First reading of policy 7:15 Student and Family Privacy Rights
  6. Consent
    • Approve minutes from the July 26, 2022 Open and Closed Session meeting; minutes of the July 26, 2022 Drivers Education Fees Hearing; minutes from the August 10, 2022 Open and Closed Session Special Meeting; and the August 10, 2022 Committee of the Whole meeting
    • Approve Personnel Report
    • Approve July Payroll, $1,038,650.28
    • Approve August Payables, $2,595,745.46
    • Approve July-August Activities Bills, $6,233.44
    • Conduct Second Reading/Adoption of Policy 3:70 Succession of Authority
    • Conduct Second Reading/Adoption of Policy 5:110 Recognition for Service
    • Conduct Second Reading/Adoption of Policy 5:140 Solicitations by or From Staff
    • Conduct Second Reading/Adoption of Policy 5:240 Suspension
    • Conduct Second Reading/Adoption of Policy 5:70 Religious Holidays
    • Conduct Second Reading/Adoption of Policy 6:330 Achievement and Awards
    • Conduct Second Reading/Adoption of Policy 6:70 Teaching About Religions
    • Approve 2022-23 Board of Education Meeting Dates
  7. Action items
    • Adopt intergovernmental cooperative agreement resolution with the Lansing Public Library
    • Accept parking lot repair proposals
    • Approve addendum to Trademark Performance Contract
    • Approve NWEA MAP Professional Development Contract
    • Accept Crowdstrike Endpoint Protection Proposal
    • Accept Network Switch Proposal
  8. Adjourn

District 215 Regular Schedule

The D215 Committee of the Whole meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. and Regular Monthly Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. Meetings are held at the TF Center for Academics & Technology, located at 1605 Wentworth Avenue, Calumet City, IL.

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.”

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