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Board Update 1/22/18

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DISCUSSION Items

Agenda Item 4.0

Capital Improvement Projects 2019 – 4.01
Members of the board of education completed a review of proposed capital improvement projects for fiscal year 2018/2019 during the January 22, 2018 board of education meeting.

The board of education has agreed to support an estimated $395,000 in district-wide capital improvement projects to be charged to the Operation and Maintenance Fund, scheduled for completion during the 2018/2019 fiscal year.

Park District Use of Land East of the New Administration Center – 4.02
The board of education discussed the potential for shared use of the greenspace adjacent to the new administration building currently in construction. The board asked the district administration to begin exploring possible options for the land use and partnerships with the Elk Grove Park District.

Social Media – 4.03
The board of education discussed the district’s attorney recommended guidelines and practices for board member use of social media.

Moratorium For 365 Days On Future Debt Issuance – 4.04
The board of education discussed a moratorium for issuing bonds for one year. Board members shared various views and responses, but the overall tenor was an indication that unless these was an unforeseen emergency, there would be no request for bonds in the immediate future. Administration also supports the direction.

District 54 Goals – 4.05
The board of education reviewed District 54’s goals and discussed establishing a process to work with all stakeholder groups to update the CCSD59 strategic plan.

New Administration Center Infrastructure Supporting Video Taping of Meetings – 4.06
Discussion continued about the potential for video taping board meetings. The board asked administration to meet with Elk Grove Village to inquire about sharing resources.

Board Policy 2:230 – 4.07
The board policy about public comment was reviewed by the board of education and the board was asked to provide comments and suggestions to be discussed at a future meeting.

Moderator – 4.08
The board of education asked administration to research the costs and options of potentially hiring a moderator or parliamentarian to be present at upcoming board of education meetings to help guide discussions and procedures.


CLARIFICATIONS AND ANSWERS FROM THE BOARD

Agenda Item 5.0

To read a collection of clarifications and answers from the public comment portion of board of education meetings, please click here.


ACTION ITEMS

Agenda Item 6.0

Approval To Release Library Grant Funds – 6.01
The board of education approved the release of Library Grant funds in the amount of $4,887.00. These grant funds may be used for the acquisition of library materials to support our students’ love of reading, information literacy needs, literacy integration across the curriculum, and/or creating library experiences that promote a culture of innovation.

Approval of Board Policy Changes – 6.02
The board of education approved the recommended updates to the Community Consolidated School District 59 Board of Education Policy Manual.

Appointment Of Superintendent To Cause A Budget To Be Prepared For Fiscal Year 2019 – 6.03
The board of education designated the Superintendent to cause a tentative budget to be prepared for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and concluding June 30, 2019. Said budget to be presented to the board of education no later than the first regular meeting in July, 2018.

Approval of Donation From Ms. Jackie Parisot-Fries and Pricewaterhouse Coopers to Holmes Junior High School – 6.04
The board of education accepted the donation from Ms. Parisot-Fries and Pricewaterhouse Coopers in the amount of $1,500.00 to purchase fitness equipment and support SEL activities.

Approval of Donation From Ms. Karen Wickstrom to Community Consolidated School District 59 – 6.05
Board of Education accepts the 16” viola donation, with an estimated value of $580.00, from Ms. Wickstrom for use in the CCSD59 orchestra program.

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