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BOE Video 1-23-12 


Due to its age, this meeting video has been archived but is still available in DVD format upon request for check-out from the Office of the Superintendent, District 64 Educational Service Center, 164 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068.

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District 64 Board of Education Regular Meeting
January 23, 2012 7:30 p.m.

This meeting was taped on location at Jefferson School, 8200 N. Greendale Ave., Niles.


View a pdf of the meeting agendaView a pdf of the meeting reports.

Time of the start of that item on the video is indicated in brackets.

  • Public comments and Superintendent overview (Superintendent Philip Bender)
  • Update on technology coaches (Director of Technology Terri Bresnahan; Teachers Christine Ferraro, Pat Brennan and Jim Romey) [0:02:35]
  • District 64 website (Director Bresnahan and Public Information Coordinator Bernadette Tramm) [0:30:20]
  • Discussion of Carpenter water retention design (Director of Facility Management Scott Mackall, Keri VanSant from Fanning Howey architects) [0:47:25]  Public comments [1:25:10]
  • Approval for Environ to act as the District’s Environmental Engineer for asbestos/environmental issues at Carpenter (Director Mackall, architect Keri VanSant, Business Manager Becky Allard) [2:07:42]
  • Approval to bid partial asbestos removal at Carpenter (Director Mackall, architect Keri VanSant) [2:37:34]
  • Adoption of Resolution #1079 directs the Business Manager under the direct supervision of the Superintendent to begin preparation of a tentative budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year in accordance with Board policy 4:10 (Fiscal and Business Management) and the Illinois School Code 105ILCS 5/17-1 (Business Manager Allard) [2:43:57]
  • Approval of:  personnel report; bills, payroll and benefits; approval of Child Care with Confidence lease; approval of financial update for the period ending December 31, 2011; release of closed minutes; destruction of audio closed minutes (Business Manager Allard)  [2:52:35]
  • Approval of minutes:  December 19, 2011 special Board meeting and closed session; December 12, 2011 regular Board meeting and closed session [2:54:34]
  • Other items of information/Superintendent:  FOIA request; memos of information on change in Jefferson billing procedures; update of District-wide lighting upgrade; minutes of Traffic Safety meeting December 13, 2011; Standard & Poor’s debt rating (Supt. Bender, Director Mackall) [2:55:20]
  • Closed session to discuss collective negotiations [5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2)] and appointment/employment of specific individual [5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)].  [3:00:07]

Next public meeting:  Committee-of-the-Whole Finance on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. District 64 Educational Service Center, 164 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge.

Return to Board of Education Meetings page for agenda, minutes and meeting reports.

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