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District 215 Board meeting agenda – 8/22/23

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

The August 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 here.

To start Tuesday’s meeting, a public hearing will take place to discuss Drivers’ Education fees. The normal board meeting will follow:


  1. Call to Order/Roll call
  2. Pledge
  3. Communication/Informational
    • Public Comments
    • Freedom of Information Report
    • Future Meetings–September 13, 2023 Committee of the Whole; September 26, 2023 Regular meeting
    • Building Reports
    • Superintendent’s Report
      • Excellence Counts Recognition–Erik Perez
  4. Closed Session for the purposes of student discipline and to discuss appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employee(s), specific independent contractors, specific volunteers, or District legal counsel.
  5. Consent
    • Approve Minutes from the July 25, 2023 Open and Closed Sessions, the August 9, 2023 Special Meeting Open and Closed Sessions and the August 9, 2023 Committee of the Whole meeting
    • Approve Personnel Report
    • Approve/Accept the following Financial Items
      • Accept July 2023 FTD Monthly Financial Statements
      • Approve July/August Payables, $2,795,666.53
      • Approve July/August Activities Bills, $17,234.86
      • Approve July Payroll, $790,707.52
      • Approve July/August 2023 Imprest,
    • Adopt Drivers’ Education Fees Resolution 2023-24
    • Accept Healthy Meals Incentives grant award
    • Approve MOU with When Girls Get Together, Inc.
    • Approve Urban Male Network MOU
    • Approve Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with Lansing Public Library
    • Conduct Second Reading/Adoption of Policies
      • 2:80, Board Member Oath and Conduct
      • 2:170, Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services
      • 6:190, Extracurricular and Co-curricular Activities
      • 6:240, Field Trips
      • 8:25, Advertising and Distributing Materials in Schools Provided by Non-School Related Entities
      • 8:95, Parental Involvement
      • 4:45, Insufficient Fund Checks and Debt Recovery
      • 4:100, Insurance Management
      • 5:230, Maintaining Student Discipline
      • 6:10, Educational Philosophy and Objectives
      • 7:275, Orders to Forgo Life-Sustaining Treatment
      • 7:305, Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries
      • 7:330, Student Use of Buildings – Equal Access
    • Approve Ombudsman Alternative Education Services Agreement
    • Approve destruction of closed session recordings for February 9, 2022 and February 22, 2022 in accordance with Policy 2:220
  6. Action
    • Approve Purchase of John Deere Gators
    • Approve Tentative Fiscal Year 2023-24 Annual Budget for display and set Public Hearing Date
    • Approve Student 2022-23DD Alternative Placement
    • Approve Student 2022-23EE Alternative Placement
  7. Adjourn

District 215 regular meeting 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, Illinois.

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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