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BOE Video 2-26-18

District 64 Board of Education - February 26, 2018: Closed Session and Regular Meeting

This meeting was taped on location at Jefferson School (multipurpose room), 8200 Greendale Ave, Niles, IL.

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IN VIEW (FROM LEFT):  Board legal counsel Tony Loizzi; Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Joel Martin; Board member Fred Sanchez; Board member Larry Ryles; Secretary Tom Sotos; President Anthony Borrelli; Superintendent Laurie Heinz; Board Vice President Rick Biagi; Chief School Business Official Luann Kolstad; Board member Mark Eggemann; Board member Eastman Tiu; and Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning Lori Lopez.

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Call to Order

Closed Session [5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1), (9) and (11)]


Resume regular meeting
Agenda      Reports

Board President Remarks



Pledge of Allegiance and Welcome to Jefferson School  Jefferson Principal Lisa Halverson and teachers


Public comments  
0:46:01 Special Education update Interim Director of Student Services Mike Padavic


Approval of Settlement Agreement with MetalMaster/RoofMaster Inc.

Hodges, Loizzi James Levi


Approval of 2017-20 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the Board of Education and the Support Staff Council/IFT and the related Memorandum of Understanding



Discuss revised School Resource Officer Intergovernmental Agreements and approval to submit to the City of Park Ridge and Village of Niles



Approval of Side Letter to the 2016-20 CBA between the Board of Education and the Park Ridge Education Association (PREA) regarding Unused Sick Leave upon Retirement

Closed session [5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1) and (2)]


Preliminary discussion on staffing and enrollment projections for 2018-19 school year

Presentation slides - Enrollment Projections
Presentation slides - D64 Principal Responsibilities
Presentation slides - Special Education Coordinator

Carpenter Principal Brett Balduf & Franklin Principal Claire Kowalczyk; Interim Student Services Director Mike Padavic & Assistant Director Vasiliki Frake


Long-range financial projections
Presentation slides



Approval of construction bids for summer 2018: ESC entry stair and ADA ramp; Roosevelt School - Health Life Safety classroom/office; Roosevelt plumbing replacement; and Roosevelt corridor flooring replacement

Director of Facility Management Ron DeGeorge, Studio GC architects Rick Petricek, Roosevelt Principal Kevin Dwyer


Approval to prepare Carpenter HVAC construction documents and award contract for classroom mechanical units not to exceed $120,000

Director of Facility Management Ron DeGeorge, Studio GC architects Rick Petricek


Approval to prepare construction documents and bid Emerson Learning Resource Center classroom addition and renovation

Director of Facility Management Ron DeGeorge, Studio GC architects Rick Petricek, Director of Innovation & Instructional Technology Mary Jane Warden, Carpenter Principal Brett Balduf (off camera)


Discussion on student fees 2018-19



Approval of Side Letter to the 2016-20 CBA between the Board of Education and the PREA regarding Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Plan  


Recommendation and approval of Personnel Report 



Consent Agenda: bills, payroll and benefits; approval of financial update for the period ending January 31, 2018; approval of contract for audit services; destruction of audio closed minutes (none)



Approval of minutes: February 7, 2018 - Committee-of-the-Whole: Special Education Parent Meeting; January 22, 2018 - regular Board meeting, closed session



Other discussion and items of information: upcoming agenda; FOIA requests; District committee update (Elementary Learning Foundation and PTO/A Presidents meeting); memo of information - IL Science Assessment results 2016 and 2017; minutes of Board Committees - Board Policy Committee; other - Special Education update (moved earlier on the agenda)





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