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District 215 School Board meeting agenda – 4/23/24

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

The April 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.

Agenda – following public hearing

  1. Call to Order/Roll call
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Communication/Informational
    • Special Recognition — TFN Drama Team State Champions
    • Public Comments
    • Freedom of Information Report
    • Monthly Suspension Reports
    • Future Meetings — May 8, 2024 Committee of the Whole; May 28, 2024 Regular Meeting
    • Building Reports
    • Superintendent’s Report
    • Program Spotlight — Curriculum and Instruction
  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 Drivers’ Education Fee Hearing, March 26, 2024 Open and Closed Sessions, April 20, 2024 Committee of the Whole Meeting
    • Approve Personnel Report
    • Approve/Accept the following Financial Items
      • Accept March 2024 FTD Monthly Financial Statements
      • Approve March 2024/April 2024 Payables, $3,003,807.27
      • Approve March 2024/April 2024 Activities Bills, $55,864.28
      • Approve March 2024 Payroll, $4,782,997.21
      • Approve Imprest March 2024/April 2024, $6,827.89
    • Approve vendor contract with Clowning Around Entertainment, Inc.
    • Approve vendor contract for Carla Stone for $1,472.50
    • Adopt Resolution to Dispose of Fixed Assets
    • Conduct First Reading of Updated Board Policies
      • PRESS Issue 114
    • Approve destruction of closed session recordings for October 25, 2022 Regular Meeting in accordance with Policy 2:220
  6. Action
    • Accept Special Education Transportation bid from Kickert School Bus Lines, Inc.
    • Approve Intergovernmental Agreement with Calumet City Park District for use of athletic facilities
    • Approve Rancilio & Associates as residency verification consultant
    • Approve contract renewal for Apex/Edmentum
    • Approve revised 2024-25 Student Handbook
    • Approve agreement with Milestone Therapy, LLC for OT/PT services
    • Approve student 2023-24N alternative placement
    • Approve student 2023-24O alternative placement
    • Approve student 2023-24P alternative placement
  7. Board Reorganization
    • Election of President
    • Election of Vice-President
    • Election of Secretary
    • Approve 2024-25 Board Meeting Calendar
  8. 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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