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District 215 Board meeting agenda – 11/28/23

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

The November 28 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 here.


  1. Call to Order/Roll call
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Communication/Informational
    • Public Comments
    • Freedom of Information Report–none
    • Monthly Suspension Reports
    • Future Meetings–December 19, 2023 Regular Meeting; January 10, 2024 Committee of the Whole
    • Building Reports
    • Superintendent’s Report
  4. Closed Session to discuss appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employee(s), specific independent contractors, specific volunteers, or District legal counsel; student discipline.
  5. Consent
    • Approve Minutes from the October 24, 2023 Open and Closed Sessions and November 9, 2023 Committee of the Whole meeting.
    • Approve Personnel Report
    • Approve/Accept the following Financial Items
      • Accept October 2023 FTD Monthly Financial Statements
      • Approve October/November Payables, $2,168,935.95
      • Approve October/November Activities Bills, $42,052.92
      • Approve October Payroll, $3,106,295.26
      • Approve Imprest October/November, $10,186.00
    • Approve 2024-25 Curriculum Guide
    • Authorize to apply for Property Tax Relief grant
    • Approve Summer Professional Development Contract with Corwin
    • Accept K&G Fashion Superstore $1,196.87 donation to TF South
    • Accept Donation of $5,000 from Leadership Surge, LLC/Alex Willis for Center parent engagement
    • Approve contract with WiseWorks for Peer Advisory Councils
    • Conduct First Reading of PRESS Policies 113 and Policy 2:126
      • Non-Substantive Policy Changes
      • Substantive Policy Changes
    • Approve destruction of closed session recordings for May 11, 2022 Special Meeting and May 24, 2023 Regular Meeting in accordance with Policy 2:220
  6. Action
    • Approve 2023 Tax Year Tentative Levy Resolution and Setting of Truth-in-Taxation Hearing Date
    • Authorize commencement of bid process for summer 2024 construction projects
    • Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Chicago State University for onsite dual credit courses
    • Approve Managed Security Service Provider Agreement
    • Extension of Superintendent Contract
    • Resolution for Notice of Remedy for Erik Perez
    • Resolution for Notice of Remedy for Tonya Martin-Hicks
    • Approve Student #2023-24B Alternative Placement
    • Approve Student #2023-24C 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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