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District 215 Board meeting agenda – 11/22/22

TF Center for Academics and Technology at 6 p.m.

LANSING, Ill. (November 17, 2022) – The November 22 District 215 School Board meeting 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 at


  1. Welcome
    • Roll Call
    • Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Communication
    • Public Comment
    • Freedom of Information Report
    • Building Reports
  3. Superintendent’s Report
    • Excellence Counts Award Nyota Figgs
  4. Closed Session
    • Closed Session to discuss appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of 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
    • Future Meetings: December 13, 2022 Board Meeting, 6 p.m.
  6. Consent
    • Approve minutes from the October 25, 2022 Open and Closed Session meeting; the November 9, 2022 Committee of the Whole meeting; the November 9, 2022 Special meeting and Closed Session meeting
    • Approve Personnel Report
    • Accept October Financial Reports
    • Approve October Payroll, $3,012,701.63
    • Approve October/November Payables, $2,077,792.41
    • Approve October/November Activities Bills, $13,897.19
    • Approve October/November 2022 Imprest, $8,507.12
    • Authorize to apply for Property Tax Relief grant
    • Accept donation of spot welding machine
    • Approve Consultant/Vendor Contract-Dr. Kimberly Carlos, $1,478.67
    • Adopt resolution for Disposal of Fixed Assets
  7. Action items
    • Approve Student #2022-23A Alternative Placement
    • Approve Student #2022-23B Alternative Placement
    • Approve Student #2022-23C Alternative Placement
    • Approve 2022 Tax Year Tentative Levy Resolution and Setting of Truth-in-Taxation Hearing Date
    • Adopt resolution approving Inter-Fund Loan from Working Cash Fund to Debt Service Fund in the amount of $2,700,000
    • Approve purchase of replacement network switches and components
    • Approve Agreement with Lansing Police Department for School Resource Officer services
    • Approve agreement with BeWell for social-emotional student supports
    • Separation Agreement/Employment Action regarding Teacher
  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 Board 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.”

Josh Bootsma
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