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District 215 Board meeting agenda – 4/25/23

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

LANSING, Ill. (April 22, 2023) – The April 25 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
    • Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Communication / Informational
    • Public Comment
    • Freedom of Information Report
    • Future Meetings: May 10, 2023 Committee of the Whole; May 25, 2023 Board Meeting
    • Building Reports
  3. Superintendent’s Report
    • Special Recognitions
  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
    • Reconvene Open Session
  5. Consent
    • Approve minutes from the March 28, 2023 Open and Closed Session meetings; the April 12 2023 Committee of the Whole meeting; and the April 12, 2023 Open and Closed Session Special meetings
    • Approve Personnel Report
    • Accept March 2023 FTD Monthly Financial Statements
    • Approve March/April Payables, $3,554,974.70
    • Approve March/April Activities Bills, $40,737.92
    • Approve April Payroll, $4,674,681.37
    • Approve March/April 2023 Imprest, $6,339.49
    • Approve Consultant/Vendor Contract – Anthony Jude – $1,800
    • Approve Consultant/Vendor Contract – Celebration Authority – $1,083.46
    • Approve Consultant/Vendor Contract – Darvel Stinson – $11,800
    • Approve Consultant/Vendor Contract – Tonya Reed – $11,800
    • Approve Consultant/Vendor Contract – Socorro Evans – $11,800
    • Approve Consultant/Vendor Contract – Teresa Stegall-Henri – $11,800
    • Adopt resolution for Disposal of Fixed Assets
    • Approve Dissolution of TFS CAD Club
    • Waive First reading of policies
    • Approve destruction of closed session recording for October 13, 2021 and October 26, 2021 in accordance with Policy 2:220
  6. Action items
    • Approve three-year contract with First Student for bus services for regular education students
    • Approve one-year contract extension with First Student for bus services for special education students for 2023-24
    • Approve purchase of Economics curriculum resources
    • Approve creation of Early College Coordinator position
    • Approve 3-year contract renewal with KnowBe4 for security awareness software
  7. 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 generally 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
Josh Bootsma
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