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BOE Video 8-17-13 Part B


Due to its age, this meeting video has been archived but is still available in DVD format upon request for check-out from the Office of the Superintendent, District 64 Educational Service Center, 164 S. Prospect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 - August 17, 2013 - Part B
Study Session

This meeting was taped on location at Emerson Middle School (Learning Resource Center), 8101 N. Cumberland, Niles, IL 60714.

Video Counter AGENDA Other Presenters
Part 1

Continuation of study session (Part A Is available at this link)
Board President recap of morning session, and introduction of discussion of Board facilities goals


Discussion of life safety plan and completion of facility master plan including educational adequacy study

Director of Facility Management Scott Mackall


Discussion of building capacity, 6th day of enrollment report and average class sizes, and demographic study by Dr. John Kasarda



Formulation of tentative Board facility goals; discussion of construction vs. project costs; discussion of Field project maintenance projects and life safety projects; discussion of timing of update to 2006 life safety survey

Business Manager Becky Allard


Recap of Board facility goals


Board President introduction of discussion of Board finance goals


Discussion of economic philosophy key consensus items



Discussion of first item: annual tax levy  


Discussion of second item:  student fees; discussion of use of annual operating fund surplus  


Discussion of third item:  method of financing facility projects  

Part 2

Discussion of fourth item:  target year for earliest return to taxpayers for operating expense referendum

0:05:00 Discussion of final item:  fiscal discipline  
0:07:27 Superintendent goals  

Board member review of personal goals for Study Sessions


Adjournment to closed session to discuss employment of specific individual [5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)]


Upcoming Meetings (Calendar as of August 23 -- please check District website to confirm)

August 26  at Field School (north gym), 707 N. Wisner, Park Ridge:  6:00 p.m. closed session; 7:00 p.m. Committee-of-the-Whole: Finance; 7:30 p.m. regular meeting

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