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District 215 School Board meeting agenda – 2/27/24

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

The January 23 District 215 School Board meeting will take place at 6 p.m. at the Thornton Fractional Center for Academics and Technology, located at 1605 Wentworth Avenue in Calumet City. The full board packet and materials for the meeting, including all exhibits and other relevant materials, are available online.

Drivers’ Education Fees Public Hearing – 6 p.m.

  1. Call to Order/Roll call
  2. Pledge
  3. Public Comments
  4. Discussion on Adoption of Drivers’ Education Fees Resolution
  5. Adjourn

Agenda – following public hearing

  1. Call to Order/Roll call
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Communication/Informational
    • Public Comments
    • Freedom of Information Report
    • Monthly Suspension Reports
    • Future Meetings–March 13, 2024 Committee of the Whole; March 26, 2024 Regular Meeting
    • Building Reports
    • Superintendent’s Report
      • IT Department Spotlight
  4. Closed Session to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees, independent contractors, specific volunteers of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, collective negotiating matters, student disciplinary matters and litigation.
  5. Consent
    • Approve Minutes from the January 23 Open and Closed Sessions, February 14, 2024 Committee of the Whole and February 14, 2024 Special Meeting
    • Approve Personnel Report
    • Approve/Accept the following Financial Items
      • Accept January 2024 FTD Monthly Financial Statements
      • Approve January 2024/February 2024 Payables, $1,795,185.72
      • Approve January 2024/February 2024 Activities Bills, $62,985.12
      • Approve January 2024 Payroll, $3,023,386.66
      • Approve Imprest January 2024/February 2024, $19,361.21
    • Approve Vendor Contract for Anthony Jude for $1,500
    • Approval of School Maintenance Grant
    • Approve annual Building Usage Fee Schedule as required by policy 8:20
    • Approve destruction of closed session recordings for August 10, 2022 Regular Meeting in accordance with Policy 2:220
  6. Action
    • Commence bid process–TF North athletic field
    • Commence bid process–Special Education Transportation Services
    • Commence bid process–TFN Electrical Vault project
    • Commence bid process–Administrative Center offices
    • Commece RFP process–Audit services
    • Approve TFS HVAC pool area bid
    • Approve Elevator Modernization Bid
    • Approve 2024-25 Student Fees
    • Adopt resolution providing for Abatement 2023-2024 Taxes in Order to Obtain Fiscal Year 2024 Property Tax Relief Grant
    • Adopt resolution authorizing permanent Interfund transfers for Capital Projects purposes
  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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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
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