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District 215 School Board meeting agenda – 3/26/24

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

The March 26 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.

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 — April 10, 2024 Committee of the Whole; April 23, 2024 Regular Meeting
    • Building Reports
    • Superintendent’s Report — Recognition of ISBE Those Who Excel Awardees
  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 February 27, 2024 Open Session, March 13, 2024 Committee of the Whole Meeting
    • Approve Personnel Report
    • Approve/Accept the following Financial Items
      • Accept February 2024 FTD Monthly Financial Statements
      • Approve February 2024/March 2024 Payables, $2,188,459.55
      • Approve February 2024/March 2024 Activities Bills, $29,786.54
      • Approve February 2024 Payroll, $3,226,558.73
      • Approve Imprest February 2024/March 2024, $22,332.55
    • Accept Illinois Arts Council World Language Grant
    • Approve 2024-25 School Calendar
    • Approve IHSA membership for TF North
    • Approve IHSA membership for TF South
    • Approve 2024 Summer Camps
    • Approve Vendor Contract for Anthony Jude not to exceed $1,800
    • Approve out of state travel for August Wilson competition students
    • Approve release of RFP for copier services
    • Approve destruction of closed session recordings for August 23, 2022 Regular Meeting, September 14, 2022 Special Meeting and September 27, 2024 Regular Meeting in accordance with Policy 2:220Action
  6. Action
    • Approve commence the bid process for Administrative Center Offices Construction
    • Approve Roofing Contract for TFN Roofing Project
    • Approve Roofing Contract with L. Marshall, Inc.
    • Approve TFS Natatorium HVAC Contract with Amber Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
    • Approve TFN and TFS Elevator Modernization Contract with Chicago Heights Construction Company
    • Approve RFP Response of WIPFLI, LLP for FY24-26 Audit Services
    • Approve 2024-25 Student Handbook
    • Approve the purchase of 1,000 Dell 2110 Chromebooks
    • Authorize agreement of wide area network and Internet connectivity services
    • Authorize purchase of classroom technology
    • Approve Student 2023-24I Alternative Placement
    • Approve Student 2023-24K Alternative Placement
    • Approve Student 2023-24L Alternative Placement
    • Approve Student 2023-24M 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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