5/24/12 – BOE Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Agenda
May 24, 2012
6:30 p.m.

Joseph M. Porto Community Center
Marie Murphy School
2921 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL

I.          Call Meeting to Order – Roll Call

II.        Additional Items to be Placed on the Agenda

III.      Visitors’ Comments

IV.*     Consent Agenda
              A.    Approval of Minutes
                       1.  Board Minutes – April 19, 2012
                             CONSENT-BOE-Minutes – 4-19-12
               B.   Approval of Treasurer’s Report
                       1.  Payroll and Bills
                       2. Financial Report
                             CONSENT-Board Report – 5-24-12
                             CONSENT-Expenditures – April 2012
                             CONSENT-Financial Statement – April 2012
                             CONSENT-Fixed Charges – April 2012 
                             CONSENT-Investment Summary – April 2012
                             CONSENT-Payroll – April 2012
                             CONSENT-Revenues – April 2012
               C.   Approval of April Enrollment Report
                             CONSENT-Enrollment Report – April 2012
               D.   Approval of May Personnel Report

V .        Discussion Items
               A.  Writing Curriculum Update
                       DISCUSS-Writing Curriculum Update
                B.  2011-2012 North Cook Intermediate Service Center
                       Compliance Report
                C.  Avoca Benefits Committee Update
                      DISCUSS-Benefits Committee Update – 5-24-12
                D.  Hunter House Rental
                       DISCUSS-Hunter House Rental Renewal – 5-24-12
                E.  Insurance Cooperative Representatives
                       DISCUSS-Insurance Cooperative Representatives – 5-24-12

VI.        Visitors’ Comments

VII.      Action Items
                A. Approval of Intervening in a PTAB*
                      ACTION-PTAB – Loeffler – 5-24-12
                B.  Approval of Intervening in a PTAB*
                       ACTION-PTAB – Carson Piere Scott Company – 5-24-12
                C.  Approval of Beth Dever and Kevin Jauch as Insurance 
                       Cooperative Representatives*
                       ACTION-Dever-Jauch Insurance Cooperative Reps – 5-24-12
                D.  Approval of Hunter House Rental Rate*
                       ACTION-Hunter House Renewal – 5-24-12

VIII.    Closed Session
               A.  The placement of individual students in special education
                        programs and other matters relating to individual students.
                B.  The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline,
                         performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public
                         body.
                C.  The selection of a person to fill a public office, as defined in
                         the Open Meetings Act, including a vacancy in a public office.

IX.         Meeting Adjourns

*Requires Roll Call Vote

4/19/12 – BOE Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Agenda
April 19, 2012
6:30 p.m.
Joseph M. Porto Community Center
Marie Murphy School
2921 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL

I.  Call Meeting to Order – Roll Call

II.  Recognitions –  Marie Murphy School Boys’ JV Volleyball Team
                                         RECOGNITION-Volleyball – 4-19-12
                                        You Be The Chemist (Honeywell) Regional Competition
                                         RECOGNITION-You Be The Chemist – 4-19-12
                                        Apple Distinguished District
                                        RECOGNITION-Apple Distinguished Program 2011-2012 – 4-19-12

III.  Additional Items to be Placed on the Agenda

IV.   Visitors’ Comments

V.     Consent Agenda
          A.        Approval of Minutes
                      A.  Board Special Minutes – February 27, 2012
                             CONSENT-BOE-Special Minutes – 2-27-12
                       B.  Board Special Minutes – March 5, 2012
                              CONSENT-BOE-Special Minutes – 3-05-12
                       C.  Board Special Minutes – March 12, 2012
                              CONSENT-BOE-Special Minutes – 3-12-12
                       D.  Board Special Minutes – March 15, 2012
                              CONSENT-BOE-Special Minutes – 3-15-12
                       E.  Board Special Minutes – March 19, 2012
                              CONSENT-BOE-Special Minutes – 3-19-12
                       F.  Board Closed Special Minutes – March 19, 2012
                       G.  Board Minutes – March 22, 2012
                              CONSENT-BOE-Minutes – 3-22-12
                       H.  COTW Minutes – April 2, 2012
                              CONSENT-COTW Minutes – 4-2-12 
          B.        Approval of Treasurer’s Report
                      A.   Payroll and Bills
                       B.   Financial Report
                              CONSENT-Board Report – 4-19-12
                              CONSENT-Expenditures – March 2012
                              CONSENT-Financial Statement – March 2012
                              CONSENT-Fixed Charges – March 2012
                              CONSENT-Investment Summary – March 2012
                              CONSENT-Payroll – March 2012
                              CONSENT-Revenues – March 2012

C.        March Enrollment Report
             CONSENT-Enrollment_Report_-_March_2012
D.        April Personnel Report
             PERSONNEL-April 2012 – BOE 4-19-12

VI.    Discussion Items
           A.  Social Studies Curriculum Update
                  DISCUSS-Social Studies Curriculum Update – 4-19-12
           B.  Strategic Plan Update
                  DISCUSS-Strategic Plan Update – 4-19-12
           C.  Food Service
                  DISCUSS-Food Service – 4-19-12
           D.  Lighting Replacement Bids
                  DISCUSS-Lighting Replacement Bids – 4-19-12
           E.  FOIA Requests (2)
                  DISCUSS-FOIA Requests – April 2012

VII.  Visitors’ Comments

VIII.Action Items
           A.  Approval of Intervening in a PTAB*
                  ACTION-PTAB – Lind – 4-19-12
           B.  Approval of Intervening in a PTAB*
                  ACTION-PTAB – Segal – 4-19-12
           C.  Approval of Food Services Agreement*
           D.  Approval of Small Construction Project Agreement*
           E.  Approval of a Fund Transfer*
                  ACTION-Fund Transfer – 4-19-12

IX.  Meeting Adjourns

*Requires Roll Call Vote

4/2/12 – COTW Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION
Committee of the WholeAgenda

 

April 2, 2012
5:30 p.m.

Marie Murphy School
ITC
2921 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL

I.        Call Meeting to Order – Roll Call
II.      Consent
            A.   Addendum to the March 2012 Personnel Report
                     PERSONNEL-March Addendum 2012 – COTW 4-2-12
III.    Discussion Items
            A.   E-mail and BOE Electronic Documents Transmission Training
            B.   Spring Awards Dinner
            C.   Retirement Activities
IV.     Meeting Adjourns

 

3/22/12 – BOE Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION

 Agenda
March 22, 2012
6:30 p.m.

Joseph M. Porto Community Center
Marie Murphy School
2921 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL

  

I.          Call Meeting to Order – Roll Call
II.        Additional Items to be Placed on the Agenda
III.      Visitors’ Comments
IV.*      Consent Agenda
              A.  Approval of Minutes
                     1.  Board Meeting – February 16, 2012
                           BOE-Minutes – 2-16-12
                     2. Closed Meeting – February 16, 2012
                          The open Regular Board meeting minutes of February 16,|
                          2012, the Closed Regular Board meeting minutes of
                          February 16, 2012, are presented for review and approval.
                B.  Approval of Treasurer’s Report
                      1.   Payroll and Bills
                      2.   Financial Report
                             This month, the bills were reviewed by Mr. Greengoss. 
                             The payroll, bills and financial report are presented for
                             review and approval.
                             CONSENT-Financial Statement – February 2012
                             CONSENT-Investment Summary – February 2012
                             CONSENT-Revenues – February 2012
                              CONSENT-Expenditures – February 2012
                             CONSENT-Payroll – February 2012
                             CONSENT-Fixed Charges – February 2012
                              CONSENT-Board Report – 3-21-12
                C.   February Enrollment Report
                              CONSENT-Enrollment Report – February 2012                 
                       The February Enrollment Report is presented for review
                       and approval.
                D.   March Personnel Report
                       The March Personnel Report is presented for review and
                       approval.
                        PERSONNEL-March 2012
       V.         Discussion Items
                A.   Introduction of the New Principal of Marie Murphy School
                       Dr. Jauch with Introduce the New Principal of Marie Murphy
                       School
                 B.  Technology Plan Update
                        DISCUSS-Technology Plan Update
                       Dr. Jauch and Beth Dever will facilitate an initial Discussion
                       on the Technology Plan.
                 C.  Review of Staffing Plan and Enrollment Numbers
                        DISCUSS-Staffing Plan 2012-2013
                        CONSENT-Enrollment Report – February 2012
                  D.  Bus Leasing Recommendation’
                         DISCUSS-Bus Leasing Recommendations
                  E.  FOIA Requests (2)
                         DISCUSS-FOIA Requests – March 2012
                        Dr. Jauch and Beth Dever will report on (2) FOIA requests 
                        they  received in recent weeks.
VI.          Visitors’ Comments
VII.        Action Items
                A.  Approval of 2012-2013 Staffing Plan*
                       ACTION-Staffing Plan 2012-2013
                B.  Approval of 2012-2013 Books/Materials, Bus and
                      Technology Fees*
                       ACTION-Fees – 2012-2013
                C.  Approval of Contract for New Principal of Marie Murphy
                     School*
               D.  Approval of School Maintenance Project Grant Application*
                      ACTION-School Maint Project Grant App
               E.  Approval of Board Meeting Dates 2012-2013
                      ACTION-BOE Mtg Dates – 2012-2013
               F.  Adoption of Bus Leasing Resolution
                     ACTION-Adoption of Bus Leasing Resolution
               G.  Approval of Municipal Bus Leasing Agreement and Leased
                      Vehicle Assignment Agreement
                      ACTION-Approval of Mun Bus Lease Agrmnt and Lease Veh Assngmnty Agrmnt
               H.  Approval of Intervening in a PTAB
                      ACTION-PTAB – Rotatori
                     The District’s legal counsel has once again offered to
                      intervene  on the District’s behalf on a pending 2009
                      property tax assessment appeal (PTAB) by the owner
                      of a Winnetka residence.
VIII.     Meeting Adjourns     

*Requires Roll Call Vote

3/19/12 – BOE Special Agenda

AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
2921 Illinois Road
Wilmette, IL 60091

SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Monday, March 19, 2012
Marie Murphy School
ITC and Community Center
 5:30 p.m.


                                                     AGENDA
 
 
I.     Call Meeting to Order – Roll Call
II.   Closed Session
         A.  Discuss Employment, Dismissal and Appointment of
|              Personnel
III. Strategic Planning Training
IV.  Meeting Adjourns

 

 * Requires a Roll Call Vote
 

3/15/12 – BOE Special Agenda

 

AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
2921 Illinois Road
Wilmette, IL 60091

 

SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Marie Murphy School
ITC and Community Center
5:30 p.m.

  

AGENDA

I.        Call Meeting to Order*

II.       Strategic Planning

 III.    Conduct Interview Process – Principal for Marie Murphy School

 IV.     Meeting Adjourns

 

*Requires Roll Call Vote

 

2/16/12 – BOE Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION
Agenda
February 16, 2012
6:30 p.m.

Marie Murphy School
Community Center
2921 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL

I.      Call Meeting to Order

II.     Student Recognitions – Marie Murphy School Boys’ JV Basketball
           Team
Members of the Marie Murphy School boys’ junior varsity basketball team will be recognized for 2012 North Shore Independent Conference Regular Season Champions and their outstanding Season Record of 16-2.  Coach Stuart Spiegel will be on hand to offer a few highlights of the team’s season.  Following a presentation of certificates of recognition, the students and family members will be offered refreshments provided by the Board.
                          RECOGNITION-2-16-12

III.    Additional Items to be Placed on the Agenda

IV.     Visitors’ Comments

 IV.*   Consent Agenda
             A.  Approval of Minutes
The open Regular Board meeting minutes of January 19, 2012, the closed Regular Board meeting minutes of January 19, 2012 and the Committee of the Whole Board meeting minutes of February 6, 2012, are presented for review and approval.
                    1.  Board Meeting – January 19, 2012
                            BOE-Minutes – 1-19-12
                    2.  Closed Meeting – January 19, 2012
                    3.  COTW Meeting – February 6, 2012
                            BOE-COTW Minutes – 2-6-12
                    4.  COTW Closed Meeting – February 6, 2012

              B.  Approval of Treasurer’s Report
This month, the bills were reviewed by Mr. Bazianos.  The payroll, bills and financial report are presented for review and approval.
                    1.   Payroll and Bills
                    2.   Financial Report
                             CONSENT-Board Report – 2-15-12
                             CONSENT-Expenditures – January 2012
                             CONSENT-Financial Statement – January 2012
                             CONSENT-Fixed Charges – January 2012
                             CONSENT-Investment Summary – January 2012
                             CONSENT-Payroll – January 2012
                             CONSENT-Revenues – January 2012

              C.  January Enrollment Report
The January Enrollment Report is presented for review and approval.
                            CONSENT-Enrollment Report – January 2012

              D. February Personnel Report
The February Personnel Report is presented for review and approval.
                             PERSONNEL-February 2012

V.        Discussion Items
             A.  Dr. Jauch and Beth Dever will facilitate an initial Discussion on 2012-2013 Books/Materials, Bus and Technology Fees
                             DISCUSS-Fees – 2012-2013
              B.  Dr. Jauch and Beth Dever will report on (3) FOIA requests they received in recent weeks.
                              DISCUSS-FOIA Requests – February 2012

VI.        Visitors’ Comments|

VII.*     Action Items
                A.  Establishment of One Hope United Rental Rate for Avoca West
                               ACTION-One Hope United – 2-6-12

VIII.    Closed Session
               A.  Discuss Employment, Dismissal and Appointment of Personnel

IX.         Meeting Adjourn

*Requires Roll Call Vote

2/6/12 – COTW AGENDA

BOARD OF EDUCATION
Committee of the Whole

Agenda

February 6, 2012
5:30 p.m.

Marie Murphy School ITC
2921 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL

I.     Call Meeting to Order – Roll Call

II.   Discussion Items
         A.  The Leader in Me Book Discussion
                Dr. Jauch will lead a discussion to gather the Board of
                Education’s thoughts on the main tenets of the book
                The Leader in Me and consider whether they may lend
                themselves to the school district’s upcoming strategic plan.

III. Closed Session
        A.  Discuss Employment, Dismissal and Appointment of Personnel

IV.  Meeting Adjourns

1/19/12 – BOE Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Marie Murphy School Community Center – 6:30 p.m.

I.    Call Meeting to Order – Roll Call

I I.  Additional Items to be Placed on the Agenda

III. Visitors’ Comments

IV.*      Consent Agenda
               A.  Approval of Minutes
                      The open Special Board meeting minutes and the Regular
                      Board  meeting minutes of December 15, 2011, are
                      presented for review and approval.
                      1.  Special Board Meeting – December 15, 2011 
                           CONSENT-Minutes Levy – 12-15-11
                      2.  Board Meeting – December 15, 2011 
                           CONSENT-Minutes – 12-15-11
               B.  Approval of Treasurer’s Report
                     This month, the bills were reviewed by Mr. Zelinsky. 
                     The payroll, bills and financial report are presented for review
                     and approval.
                      1.  Payroll and Bills
                      2.  Financial Report
                            CONSENT-Expenditures – December 2011
                            CONSENT-Financial Statement – December 2011
                            CONSENT-Fixed Charges – December 2011
                            CONSENT-Investment Summary – December 2011
                            CONSENT-Payroll – December 2011
                            CONSENT-Revenues – December 2011
                            CONSENT-Board Report – 1-18-12
               C.  December Enrollment Report 
|                    The December Enrollment Report is presented for review and
                      approval.
                     CONSENT-Enrollment Report – December 2011

V.        Discussion Items
               A.  2011 ISAT Comparison Presentation – Dr. Clay Graham
                      Statistician/consultant Clay Graham will present his
                      comprehensive analysis of the District’s 2011 ISAT test
                      results
                B.  Introduce the Board to the Director of Pupil Services Finalist
                      Dr. Jauch will introduce the Director of Pupil Services Finalist
                      to the Board.
                C.  Satisfaction Survey
                D.  Lightspeed Internet Filtering Issue/ACLU
                       Dr. Jauch will share the latest information regarding the
                       adjustments that Lightspeed has made to address the ACLU
                       concern that the Avoca internet filter was discriminatory in
                       the blocking of certain websites.
                E.  Strategic Plan Dates
                      Discuss outline dates for Strategic Plan Sessions

VI.        Visitors’ Comments

VII.*     Action Items
                A.  Approval of Destruction of Closed Session Audio Tape 
                       Recordings 
                        According to Board Policy 2:220 (School Board Meeting
                        Procedure), an audio tape recording of a closed session
                        may be destroyed after 18 months, “provided the Board
                        approved:  1) its destruction, and 2) minutes of the
                        particular closed meeting.”  Attached is a list of 11 closed
                        session tapes that predate July 2010 that are recommended
                        for destruction.
                       ACTION-Closed Session Recordings – 1-19-12
                 B.  Adoption of Budget/Finance Guideline
                       Business Manager Beth Dever indicated the Budget/Finance
                       Guideline is to be approved by the Board every January.
                      ACTION-Budget Finance Guideline 2012
                 C.  Adoption of Resolution to Support Avoca West Traffic
                       Congestion Petition
                       As the matter was discussed at the December 15, 2011,
                       Board Meeting, the Board will now vote to Adopt a
                       Resolution supporting the Avoca West Traffic
                       Congestion Petition prepared by an Avoca West
                       Elementary School Parent.
                        ACTION-Avoca West Traffic Congestion Resolution – 1-18-12
                 E.  Approval of New Director of Pupil Services Contract for Avoca
                       School District 37 *
                       The Board will approve a one-year contract with the newly
                       -selected Director of Pupil Services of Avoca School District
                       37, Donna Toops.

VIII.      Closed Session
                 A.  Discuss Employment, Dismissal and Appointment of
                        Personnel

IX.           Meeting Adjourns