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District 158 School Board Agenda 11/15/23

The November 15 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. Guests are asked to park in the new Lester Crawl Primary Center lot accessible from Illinois Street and enter through Door 1. The meeting can be watched virtually as the following link:


    • Note: The Board of Education reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary
    • Pledge of Allegiance – 8th Grade Girls Basketball Team
    • Roll Call
    • Public Participation
    • Board Correspondence
    • Approval of Consent Agenda
    • October 18, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    • October 18, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Closed Session Minutes
    • Resignation of Coolidge Paraprofessional Haley Poindexter effective October 19, 2023
    • Employment of Brittney Collins as Memorial Junior High School Paraprofessional effective November 13, 2023
    • Approve FMLA for Memorial Junior High School ELA Teacher Donna Vance effective November 27, 2023 through January 29, 2024
    • Approve the FMLA for Lester Crawl Primary Center Paraprofessional Dale Krilich effective December 29, 2023 through March 22, 2024
    • Approve the FMLA for Executive Director of Human Resources Dr. Tanya Carter effective January 26, 2024 through February 23, 2024
    • Prelist of invoices to be paid
    • Freedom of Information Act
    • Strategic Long Range Plan
    • 2023 Illinois School Report Cards
    • Miscellaneous
    • TIF District Meeting Report
    • Approve Estimated 2023 Tax Levy
    • Property Tax Relief Grant 2024
    • Approve School Maintenance Project Grant Agreement as presented
    • Approve Memorial Junior High School sixth grade community reflooring by Superior Floor Covering, Inc. for $145,150.00
    • Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)); collective negotiating matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2)); school safety (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2)); and student matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(9))
    • Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel and strategic planning
    • Miscellaneous items from Superintendent and School Board
    • Adjournment

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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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
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