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Bloomingdale School District 13 Board of Education met Oct. 28

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 7, 2019

Meeting 07

Bloomingdale School District 13 Board of Education met Oct. 28.

Here is the minutes provided by the Board:

Pledge of Allegiance

President Cary Moreth called the regular meeting of the Board of Education in Bloomingdale Elementary School District 13 to order on Monday, October 28, 2019 in the District Office, 164 S. Euclid Avenue, Bloomingdale, Illinois at 7:02 p.m.

Roll Call

Present: Mr. Matt Boebel, Mr. Mike Cozzi, Mr. Terry McKeown, Ms. Tamara Peterson, Mr. David Schueler, Mrs. Linda Wojcicki, Mr. Cary Moreth, Jack Fitzpatrick and Mayuri Hullur, Student Ambassadors

Absent: None

Others Present: Dr. Jon Bartelt, Claudia Fecho, Dr. Evonne Waugh, John Reiniche, Greg Leyden, Mark Dwyer, Ashley Harsila, Lisa Fitzpatrick, Jen Ikens, Susanne Stankoskey, Justine Albig, Miriam Becker, Rachel Sliwa, Lisa Paoletti, Stefan Larsson, Patrick Haugens, Stacy Johnston, Gattuso Family, Shauna Hogan and Family

Exemplar Presentation

Ms. Peterson presented Exemplar Certificates to Nico Gattuso as Student Exemplar, Mrs. Jackie Holm as the Staff Exemplar, and Mrs. Shauna Hogan as Community Exemplar for the month of October.

Consent Agenda

A motion was made by Mr. Boebel and seconded by Ms. Peterson to approve the items in the Consent Agenda which included Minutes from the Regular Meeting on September 23 as well as the Special and Closed Meetings held on 10-7-19, the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund in the amount $1,101,419.80; the Operations and Maintenance Fund in the amount of $56,939.48; Debt Service in the amount of $1,864.30, Transportation Fund in the amount of $51,696.14; Capital Projects for August in the amount of $110,025.45; Tort Fund in the amount of $277.00; Payroll (9-25-19) $423,489.38 and (10 10-19) $432.693.68 (F.D. 10-28-19-1); the Fund Balance Report as shown in (F.D. 10 28-19-2); the Balance Sheet as shown in (F.D. 10-28-19-3); the Revenue Report as shown in (F.D. 10-28-19-4); the Expenditure Report as shown in (F.D. 10-28-19-5); the Activity Report as shown in (F.D. 10-28-19-6); New Hires Lindsey Bartlett Paraprofessional at Dujardin effective 10/23/19 for $12.98/hr., Resignations /Retirements Jordan Balliet effective 9/23/19;Change of Position, Angela Margelos LTS for Maternity LOA at Dujardin, effective 10/21/19; and Sara Myhyrdari, LTS Medical LOA at Dujardin effective 10/7/19; Leave of Absences Mallory Pagano Maternity/FMLA effective 9/27/19; Victoria Mattis-McNees Maternity/FMLA effective 1/30/20; Mark Stamatakos Medical/FMLA effective 9/19/19; Kristen Novotny Maternity/FMLA effective 11/8/19; Jon Perry Medical/FMLA effective 10/7/19.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Boebel, Peterson, Cozzi, McKeown, Schueler, Wojcicki, Moreth

Nays: None

Motion Carried: 7-0

Superintendent's Report

Homework Presentation

Dr. Waugh, Mr. Dwyer, Mr. Haugens, Mr. Larsson presented an overview of the procedures for homework in District 13. Dr. Manola from Lake Park High School was also present to reiterate that students from District 13 and Westfield are prepared for high school using our current homework practices.

Presentation of the FY2019 School District Audit

Mr. Michael Moyski from Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co., LLP presented the FY 2019 Audit to the Board. The Board thanked the firm for its service over the years and wished Mr. Moyski well on his retirement at the end of the calendar year.

Joint Annual Conference

Dr. Bartelt shared with the Board that they should make sure to visit the vendor area of the conference this year and meet with potential architectural firms before a recommendation at the December 16 Board meeting.

Public Comment

None.

Board Reports and Requests

B.I.G. - Dr. Bartelt discussed the Tasting of Bloomingdale; and stated that he was very pleased with the results of the School Report Card results. Dujardin once again had an excellence rating! Bloomingdale Park District, Bloomingdale Public Library, Bloomingdale Township, DuPage County Board and Districts 87, 93 and 15 also shared updates.

CCTS! – Mrs. Wojcicki reported that the Character COUNTS! Celebration Night on October 8 in Old Town Bloomingdale was wonderful. Their next meeting will be on November 6.

Education Foundation - Mrs. Wojcicki reported that the team is also looking to solidify a date for the Beer and Wine Fundraiser. They are also looking into investment options for the donation they received.

LEND – Dr. Bartelt reported that the Illinois Association of School Administration and LEND met on how to connect county and state legislators with new superintendents.

NDSEC - Ms. Peterson reported on the Operational Meeting where the annual audit was approved and how NDSEC answered a FOIA request in 2018 which led to the disclosure that they no longer use "isolation for special education children. There will be an upcoming article series in the Chicago Tribune on this subject.

School Reports

Mayuri Hullur and Jack Fitzpatrick, Student Ambassadors to the Board of Education, reported that Dujardin had their fall fundraiser and the after school clubs are in full swing; Erickson's annual Red Ribbon Week for Drug Addiction is this week and today was sports team jersey day; Westfield's play "Treasure Island" was last week, spirit week with this ay being wear pink for breast cancer awareness. The Westfield Girls Basketball team is undefeated!

Freedom of Information Act Request:

None.

Action Items

Second Reading/Adoption of Board Policies (F.D. 10/28/19-7)

A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mr. Cozzi to approve the amendments to the policies and handbook as presented.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Boebel, Cozzi, McKeown, Peterson, Schueler, Moreth

Nays: None

Motion Carried: 7-0

Approval of the Amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Bloomingdale Park District (F.D. 10/28/19-8)

A motion was made by Mr. Schueler and seconded by Ms. Peterson to approve the amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Bloomingdale Park District, as attached.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Schueler, Peterson, Boebel, Cozzi, McKeown, Wojcicki, Moreth

Nays: None

Motion Carried: 7-0

FY20 Salary Recommendations (F.D. 10/28/19-9) A motion was made by Mr. Boebel and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to approve the salary recommendations as presented.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Boebel, Wojcicki, Cozzi, McKeown, Peterson, Schueler, Moreth

Nays: None

Motion Carried: 7-0

Approval of the FY 2019 Audit (F.D. 10/28/19-10) A motion was made by Ms. Peterson and seconded by Mr. Schueler to approve the FY 2019 Audit, as presented.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Peterson, Schueler, Boebel, Cozzi, McKeown, Wojcicki, Moreth

Nays: None

Motion Carried: 7-0

Approval of the DuPage Regional Office of Education Safety Resolution (F.D. 10/28/19-11) A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Ms. Peterson to approve the DuPage Regional Office of Education Safety Resolution, as presented. Voice vote; all ayes.

Discussion Items

Tentative Tax Levy Mr. Reiniche reviewed the Tentative Tax Levy, which will be formally approved at the December regular meeting, with the best data available and reflects the needs identified in the Strategic Plan and the Facilities Master Plan.

State School Report Cards

Dr. Bartelt and Dr. Waugh presented the new State School Report Cards to the Board of Education. The release to the public date is October 31. Dujardin received an Exemplary rating for a second year! Erickson and Westfield received a Commendable rating. Dr. Bartelt was pleased with each of the school's ratings.

Topics for Future Agendas

None.

A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mr. McKeown at 8:45 p.m. to enter into closed session.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, McKeown, Boebel, Cozzi, Peterson, Schueler, Moreth

Nays: None

Motion Carried: 7-0

The Board returned to regular session at 9:23 p.m.

Adjournment

A motion was made by Mr. Schueler and seconded by Mr. McKeown to adjourn the meeting. Voice vote: all ayes

The meeting was adjourned at 9:24 p.m.

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