July 29, 2021
Board Meeting Details
This meeting was held in person at Caruso Middle School with no pandemic-related capacity limit. In-person public comment was available for attendees. The district also created a dedicated voicemail line for public comment. With the return to in-person meetings, starting with the August 26th meeting, public comment via voicemail will no longer be necessary.
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Meeting Agenda
3. Adjourn to Closed Session
The Board of Education adjourned to closed session to discuss: The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees, specific individuals who serve as independent contractors in a park, recreational, or educational setting, or specific volunteers of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee, a specific individual who serves as an independent contractor in a park, recreational, or educational setting, or a volunteer of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity. However, a meeting to consider an increase in compensation to a specific employee of a public body that is subject to the Local Government Wage Increase Transparency Act may not be closed and shall be open to the public and posted and held in accordance with this Act. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).
Reconvene To Open Session
4. Public Hearing: 2021-22 Budget
5. Recognition: Walgreens Vaccination Clinic
6. Superintendent's Report / School Reopening Update
7. Community Participation Relative to Matters on the Meeting Agenda (Policy 2:230)
8.1. Freedom of Information Requests (Policy 2:250)
8.2. Appointment of Kelly Mitchell as IMRF Authorized Agent
8.3. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Traffic Duty
8.4. Contract for Assistant Principal at Walden
8.5. Contract for Principal at Caruso Middle School
8.6. Consultant Contract for Contact Tracing
9.1. Consent Agenda*
Personnel items were approved.
Bills for payment were approved.
May Treasurer's report was approved.
Destruction of Closed Session Audio was approved.
9.2. Approval of Meeting Minutes (Policy 2:220)
9.3. Approval of Final Budget for 2021-22
9.4. Approval of Quarterly Treasurer's Report and Year End June
9.5. Approval of Contract for Assistant Principal at Walden
9.6. Approval of Contract for Principal at Caruso Middle School
9.7. Approval of Consultant Contract for Contact Tracing
10. Committee Reports (Policy 2:150)
Mr. Kuo says there will be a Finance Committee meeting on August 10th.
Mr. Morrison says there will be a Policy Committee meeting in August.
Mrs. Jakymiw says there will be an August meeting for the Facilities Development Committee.
11. Open Community Participation (Policy 2:230)
12. Board/Superintendent Other
President Montgomery thanked Dr. Filippi and Mr. Himebaugh for their work on the budget.
Mr. Simeck thanked Mr. Bialk and the tech team along with his superintendent's office team for the countless hours of work in the tech setup and execution of the meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 8:52 p.m.
Upcoming School Board Meetings
Thursday, August 26, 2021 @ 7 p.m. -- Regular Board Meeting
Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 7 p.m. - Regular Board Meeting