July 27, 2023
Board Meeting Details
This regular Board of Education meeting was held in person at the District Center.
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Meeting Agenda
3. Appointment of New Board of Education Member, Ms. Kate Joyce
The tragic passing of Mrs. Maureen Wener earlier this year left a vacancy on the DPS 109 Board of Education.
By statute, this position needed to be filled by appointment, with applications made available to all eligible residents in the DPS 109 boundaries.
After an interview process, the Board of Education has determined that Mrs. Kate Joyce should be appointed to fill the seat and the remainder of Mrs. Wener's term, which expires in 2025.
The board unanimously voted to accept this appointment.
5. Legislative Update
6. Superintendent's Report
The spring issue of The 109 Way has been mailed to all homes and businesses and is available for pickup at a number of locations around the area.
The district will be hiring a Director of Safety & Security, Solveig Jurmu. This will be a shared employee with Districts 106 & 112. Her contract will be approved next month but she will be in place to start before school.
There will be an upcoming Committee of the Whole meeting regarding Master Facility Planning this fall. You can look for updates on our website or in the 109 News. Click below to go right to the portion of our live streamed meeting with the Superintendent's Report.
7. Community Participation Relative to Matters on the Meeting Agenda (Policy 2:230)
8.1 Freedom of Information Requests (Policy 2:250)
8.2. Preliminary 2023-24 Budget
He gave an overview of the budget timeline process, the revenue assumptions, and the expenditure assumptions.
This is our 19th consecutive balanced operating budget. It also grows the Capital Projects Fund balance for anticipated capital needs in the coming years.
8.3. Intergovernmental Agreement between Deerfield Public Schools District 109, North Shore School District 112, and Bannockburn School District 106 For Shared Director for School Safety & Security
8.4. Recommendation to Sell, Donate, Recycle, or Dispose of Surplus Equipment
9.1. Consent Agenda*
*Item 9.1.1 concerning Meeting Minutes was removed prior to the meeting.
Personnel items were approved.
Bills for payment were approved.
9.2. Quarterly Treasurer's Report
9.3. Approve Resolution to set a Public Hearing on 8/17/23 for an Interfund Transfer from Education Fund to Operations & Maintenance Fund
9.4. Intergovernmental Agreement between Deerfield Public Schools District 109, North Shore School District 112, and Bannockburn School District 106 For Shared Director for School Safety & Security
9.5. Recommendation to Sell, Donate, Recycle, or Dispose of Surplus Equipment
9.6. Recommendation to Approve Contract for New Assistant Principal at South Park
9.7. Recommendation to Approve Contract for New District Coordinator for Student Services
9.8. Recommendation to Approve the Dismissal of Probationary Support Staff
9.9. Bi-Annual Review of Closed Session Minutes
9.10 Meeting Minutes
10. Committee Reports (Policy 2:150)
Mrs. Jakymiw said that TrueNorth had a leadership meeting in the past month. She recently participated in a 3-day virtual equity conference.
11. Open Community Participation (Policy 2:230)
12. Board/Superintendent Other
The next school board meeting is...
Thursday, August 17, 2023 @ 7 p.m. - Regular Board Meeting