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Monday, December 9, 2019

Community Unit School District #4 Board of Education met November 20

By Michael Abella | Dec 2, 2019


Community Unit School District #4 Board of Education met Nov. 20.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

1. Call To Order

2. Approval of Agenda

3. Public eLearning Day Hearing 

3.1 Presentation on eLearning Days

3.2 Public Comments on eLearning Days

4. Public Participation - Visitor and Comments (3 min. Jimit)

4.1 Special Recognition

4.1.1 Student of the Month Jonas Hibbert, son of Ron and Christy Hibbert of Mendon 

4.1.2 Supt Riddle would like to thank Kathy Hoener, Shelby Maas, Frank Cash and Keith Carothers for a wonderful Veterans' Day program again this year. Also, Scott Knicl and his band/choir for their musical contribution. Thank you to you all. 

4.1.3 To recognize the outstanding efforts of the nearly 6,000 elected school board members throughout the state, November 15 of each year is designated as "School Board Members Day" in Illinois. This year's School Board Members Day theme is "Transform Vision into Reality." Thank you to our School Board members for all their work and their "vision" that is leading our district in Building Excellent. 

1.1.1 Thank you to the Adam's County Sheriff's Department for conducting our annual Active Shooter's drill and preparing our students and staff 

4.2 Visitors

4.3 Correspondence

4.3.1 ONS

Closed Session - The Board will enter Closed Session to discuss: A) the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees, specific individuals who serve as independent contractors, or specific volunteers of the School District or legal counsel for the District, including hearing testimony on complaint lodged against and employee, a specific individual who serves, as an independent contractor, or a volunteer of the District.; B) collective negotiating matters between the School District and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees; C) the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the District; D) the setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the District; E) the sale or purchase of securities, investments, or investment contracts; F) emergency security procedures; G) student disciplinary cases; H) the placement of individual students in special education programs and other matters relating to individual students; 1) pending, probable, or imminent litigation; J) evaluation of attorney; K) approval of certain closed session minutes for distribution to the public; or other matters appropriate for a closed meeting pursuant to the Open Meetings Act. An additional Closed Session may be necessary if all discussions are not concluded prior to returning to Open Session.

5. Consent Agenda 

5.1 Approve October 16 and November 4, 2019 Board Meeting Minutes 

5.2 Approve Bills and Activity Fund Reports 

5.3 Approve Bills Payable 

5.4 Approve Fund Balances

5.5 Approve End of Month Report for Previous Month

6. Administrative and Committee Reports 

6.1 Principal Reports

6.2 Business Manager Report (Financial Dashboard)

6.3 Special Education Coordinator 

6.4 Superintendent Report

6.5 Building and Grounds Committee 

6.6 Curriculum Committee

6.7 Finance Committee 

6.8 Policy Committee 

6.9 Technology Committee 

6.10 Transportation Committee 

6.11 Public Relations Committee

7. Action Items 

7.1 Approve any matter discussed in Executive Session as necessary, and limited to those matters authorized for discussion in Executive Session by motion of the Board and/or Personnel List 

7.2 Tax Levy [2019 Tax Levy Proposal]

Final approval and adoption of the 2019 Tax Levy will be placed on the agenda for the December board meeting. 

7.3 Consideration of Middle School Improvement Plan

7.4 Consideration of eLearning Plan 

7.5 Consideration of Diesel Fuel bid

8. Information Items 

8.1 FOIA Requests 

8.2 Adams Telcom proposal

9. Adjournment 

9.1 Adjournment 

9.2 Next Meeting - The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, in the Unity High School Band Room at 6:00 p.m.


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