District 158 Board regular meeting – July 19, 6 p.m.
The July 19 meeting of the District 158 School Board begins at 6 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Administration Center, 18300 Greenbay Avenue in Lansing.
A Public Hearing is scheduled at 6:00 p.m. for the public to comment on the proposed Resolution Authorizing Modification of Legal Holiday, which would permit holding school, staff development, and/or parent-teacher conferences on the first Monday of March known as Casimir Pulaski’s birthday. Following the Public Hearing, the Regular Board Meeting will commence.
- OPENING ITEMS
- Note: The Board of Education reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary
- Pledge of Allegiance
- Roll Call
- Board Correspondence
- CONSENT AGENDA
- Approval of Consent Agenda
- June 21, 2023 Public Hearing Meeting Minutes
- June 21, 2023 Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes
- June 21, 2023 Regular Board of Education Meeting Closed Session Minutes
- July 11, 2023 Policy & Community Relations Committees Joint Meeting
- Resignation of Coolidge Elementary School Paraprofessional Barbara Spann effective July 4, 2023
- Resignation of Reavis Elementary School Paraprofessional Laura Biegel effective July 20, 2023
- Resignation of Memorial Junior High School and Lester Crawl EL Teacher David Salgado effective July 11, 2023
- Employment of Krysta Harmon as Memorial Junior High School Music/Choir Teacher at a salary of $55,651.00 effective at the start of the 2023-2024 school year
- Employment of Lauren Winicky as Oak Glen Elementary School Special Education Teacher at a salary of $55,651.00 effective at the start of the 2023 2024 school year
- Employment of Jessica Potter as Reavis Elementary School Speech Pathologist at a salary of $52,220 effective at the start of the 2023-2024 school year
- Employment of Lucia Camarena Soto as Coolidge Elementary School Paraprofessional effective at the start of the 2023-2024 school year
- Employment of George G. McCrary, Jr. as Memorial Junior High School Custodian effective July 24, 2023
- Prelist of invoices to be paid
- End of Consent Agenda #1
- SUPERINTENDENT’S AGENDA
- Freedom of Information Act
- NEW BUSINESS
- Approve Resolution Authorizing Modification of Legal Holiday as presented
- Approve ratification of the 2023-2024 School Year Calendar as presented
- Policy & Community Relations Committees Reports
- 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
- Approve District Student/Parent Handbook for the 2023-2024 school year
- Approve District Employee Handbook for the 2023-2024 school year
- Set District 158 substitute teacher pay for the 2023-2024 school year
- Approve A’viands Meals Contract Renewal Agreement for FY24
- Approve C.L.I.C. Insurance Cooperative for the District’s property, liability, and casualty insurance program, and district workers’ compensation insurance, effective July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024
- Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)); the semi-annual review of closed session minutes as mandated by Section 2.06 (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(21)); collective negotiating matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2)); and school security (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(8))
- Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel and the semi-annual review of closed session minutes
- CLOSING ITEMS
- Miscellaneous items from Superintendent and School Board
Schedule and Open Meetings Act
District 158 meetings are usually scheduled for 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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