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District 158 School Board Agenda 2/21/24

The February 21 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. The meeting can be watched virtually as the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82661668466.

Agenda

  1. OPENING ITEMS
    • Note: The Board of Education reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary
    • Pledge of Allegiance
    • Roll Call
    • Public Participation
    • Board Correspondence
  2. CONSENT AGENDA
    • Approval of Consent Agenda
    • January 17, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    • January 17, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Closed Session Minutes
    • January 30, 2024 Policy Committee Meeting Minutes
    • February 6, 2024 Buildings & Grounds Committee Meeting Minutes
    • February 13, 2024 Personnel & Finance Committee Meeting Minutes 
    • February 13, 2024 Personnel & Finance Committee Closed Session Minutes 
    • Resignation of Memorial Junior High School English Language Arts Teacher Dante Pryor effective January 26, 2024 
    • Resignation of Lester Crawl Paraprofessional Hannah Axelson effective February 2, 2024 
    • Retirement of Coolidge Elementary School Secretary Leonette Daisy effective June 13, 2024 
    • Employment of Angelina Bravo as District Social Worker at a salary of $57,041.76 effective at the start of the 2024-2025 school year 
    • FMLA for Memorial Junior High School Character Education Teacher Valerie Kooy effective February 14, 2024 for 60 days followed by intermittent for an additional four months 
    • Prelist of invoices to be paid
  3. SUPERINTENDENT’S AGENDA
    •  Freedom of Information Act
    • Summer School 2024
    • Miscellaneous
  4. NEW BUSINESS
    • Policy Committee Report
    • 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 
    • Buildings & Grounds Committee Report 
    • Approve awarding the Lester Crawl Primary Center Renovation/Expansion Project Bid Package #16 Fencing to Action Fence Company for $221,170.00.00 
    • Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)); student matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(9)); and collective negotiating matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2)) 
    • Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel
  5. CLOSING ITEMS
    • 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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