December 2011 Board Agendas

BOARD OF EDUCATION
AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
Marie Murphy School Community Room
Thursday, December 15, 2011
6:15 p.m.

PUBLIC HEARING
SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Call to Order

Roll Call

Review of 2011 Tax Levy

Tax Levy 2011

VISITORS’ COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Marie Murphy School Community Center – 6:30 p.m.

I.     Call Meeting to Order – Roll Call

II.   Additional Items to be Placed on the Agenda

III.  Visitors’ Comments

IV.* Consent Agenda
A.  Minutes
The open Board meeting minutes of November 17, 2011, and open Committee of the Whole Board meeting minutes of December 5, 2011, are presented for review and approval.

Minutes 11/11
Minutes-COTW 12/11

B.  Treasurer’s Report
This month, the bills were reviewed by Ms. Wallingford.  The payroll, bills and financial report are presented for review and approval.

1.  Payroll and Bills
Payroll Report 11/11
Board Report 12/11

2.  Financial Report
Financial Statement 11/11
Financial Revenues Report 11/11
Financial Expenditures Report 11/11
Fixed Charges 11/11
Investment Summary 11/11

C. December Personnel Report
The December Personnel Report is presented for review and approval.

Personnel Report 12/11

D.  November Enrollment Report
The November Enrollment Report is presented for review and approval.

Enrollment Report 11/11

VI.  DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.  Strategic Plan Facilitator
Dr. Jauch and the BOE will continue their discussion regarding the strategic plan presentations that occurred at the previous Committee of the Whole Board of Education meeting.

B.  Request for BOE  Resolution Regarding Traffic Congestion Around Avoca West Elementary School
Dr. Jauch will share a request by a group of parents for a BOE resolution to support the group’s efforts to address traffic and parking congestion on Sherwood Drive during drop-off and pick-up times at Avoca West Elementary School.

C. Summer School
Dr. Jauch, Beth Dever and Cindy Devin will share the results of their investigation into possible options for streamlining the expenses associated with summer school.

D.   Principal/Director of Pupil Services Update
Dr. Jauch will update the BOE on the progress of the employment searches for a new Marie Murphy School Principal and Director of Pupil Services.

VII.  VISITORS’ COMMENTS

VIII.  ACTION ITEMS

A.   Adoption of 2012-2013 School Calendar
The proposed 2012-2013 school calendar was presented at the November regular Board meeting and will be officially voted on at this time.

Calendar (Revised) 2012-2013

B.  Adoption of 2011 Tax Levy
A public hearing on the tax levy was held prior to the start of the Board meeting.  The Board will now reach a decision and formally vote on the 2011 levy.

C.  Approval of State Library Grant
Annually, the Board is required to approve the Illinois Library Grant application.  The Board will vote on the FY 2012 grant application at this time.

Library Grant 12/11

D. Approval of 2012 Summer School Rates
Business Manager Beth Dever recommends that rates be established at this time for next year’s summer school.

Summer School Rates 2012

E.  Approval of Strategic Plan Facilitator
The Board discussed the matter earlier in the meeting and will now vote on the matter.

 

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