Agendas

August 6th Special Board Meeting

August 05, 2020

Cornell Grade School #426
Board of Education Special Meeting
August 6, 2020
5:00 PM
1. Call to Order: 5One Column:00 PM – Board Room
2. Roll Call
3. Welcome Guests and Visitors
4. Communications
5. Approval of Agenda
6. Superintendent Report
7. Old Board Business
a. Parking Lot Project 2020-2021
8. Closed Session for Personnel Matters
a. The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the
“appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or
dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2
(c) (1).
9. Action as Result of Closed Session
10. Approval Items
a. Approve Parking Lot Project
11. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input
12. Adjournment

July 30, 2020 Special Board Meeting

July 25, 2020

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Special Meeting

July 30, 2020

5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order: 5:00 PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Agenda

  6. Superintendent Report

  7. Old Board Business

    1. Reopening Plan for School 2020-2021

    2. Parking Lot Project

  8. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  9. Action as Result of Closed Session

  10. Approval Items

    1. Approve Reopening Plan for School 2020-2021

  11. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  12. Adjournment

March 18, 2020 School Board Meeting Agenda

March 13, 2020

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

March 18, 2020

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from February 19, 2020

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Superintendent Report

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of February 28, 2020

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. IL Empower, Professional Development/School Improvement/Growth, Funding-Update

    2. Vacant Lot Purchase on 7th Street-Facility Committee Meeting

    3. Statement of Economic Interests-Complete

    4. Reading Specialist Position

  12. New Board Business

    1. Teacher Retention Recommendations for Employment

    2. Facility Meeting Updated Information following meeting

    3. Amended 2020-2021 School Calendar

    4. Amended Graduation 2020 Date

    5. IL Empower School Improvement Plan

    6. Press Policy-Title One Policy

    7. Roof Proposal/Band Room-Funding Update/Solutions/Timeline

    8. April Calendar

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve Press Policy-Title One Policy

    2. Approve Amended 2020-2021 School Calendar

    3. Approve Amended 8th Grade Graduation Date-Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    4. Approve IL Empower School Improvement Plan

    5. Approve Posting of Reading Specialist Position

    6. Approve Bid for 2nd phase roof replacement(Band/Music Room)

    7. Approval for Educational Staff Employment for 2020-2021

      1. Melissa Haller (Resource/Special Education) –Year 2

      2. John Roemer (Art) – Part Time

      3. Joanie Schrock (Music/Band) – Part Time

      4. Amber Christensen (Kindergarten) Year 2

      5. Alyssa Muscato (First Grade) – Year 3

      6. Amy Petersen – (2nd Grade)-Tenured

      7. Ashley Follmer (Third Grade) –Tenured

      8. Abby Holcomb (Fourth Grade) –Tenured

      9. Mary Janssen (Fifth Grade) –tenured

      10. Kassandra DuMais (Jr. High English) – Year 3

      11. Leslie Coughlin (Science/Social Science) –Tenured

      12. Carlyn Snell (Mathematics) – Year 2

      13. Karen Austin (Resource/Special Education) – Year 2

  16. Upcoming Items

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

December 18, 2019 School Board Meeting

December 16, 2019

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

December 18, 2019

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Special Board Meeting Minutes from November 20, 2019

  7. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from November 20, 2019

  8. Approval of Agenda

  9. Superintendent Report

  10. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of November 30, 2019

  11. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  12. Old Board Business

    1. Tax Levy 2019

    2. Vacant Lot Purchase on 7th Street

  13. New Board Business

    1. IL Empower, Professional Development/School Improvement/Growth, Funding

    2. Press Policy and Updates

    3. Title One Funding-Budgeted Paraprofessionals

    4. Roof Proposal/Band Room-Funding

    5. Athletic Director

    6. January Calendar

  14. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  15. Action as Result of Closed Session

  16. Approval Items

    1. Approve Tax Levy 2019

    2. Approve Illinois Empower-School Improvement Plan

    3. Approve posting of paraprofessional positions

  17. Upcoming Items

    1. Approve employment of Superintendent of Schools

    2. Abatement Resolution for Alternate Bond

  18. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  19. Adjournment

September 18 Budget Hearing and Board Meeting

September 12, 2019

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 18, 2019

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:15pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 18, 2019

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from August 21, 2019

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Superintendent Report

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2019

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Wendy Cooper Retirement Gifts

  12. New Board Business

    1. Audit Report-Mack and Associates-Approval of Audit

    2. Title One Audit

    3. Basketball and Volleyball Coaches

    4. Handbook Committee-Schedule Meeting

    5. Reimburse Mrs. Janssen for graduate work and textbook purchases

    6. October Calendar

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY 2019-2020 Budget

    2. Approve 2019 Audit

    3. Approve reimbursement of Mrs. Janssen for graduate work and textbook purchases

    4. Approve Basketball Coaches for 2019-2020 School Year

    5. Approve Volleyball Coaches for 2019-2020 School Year

  16. Upcoming Items

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

June 19, 2019 Board Meeting

June 13, 2019

Cornell Grade School #426

Amended Budget Hearing

June 19, 2019

 

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:15pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

 

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

June 19, 2019

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from May 15, 2019.

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Superintendent Report

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of May 31, 2019

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Roof Grant/Wallace McIntyre

  12. New Board Business

    1. LCSSU New Facility in Flanagan

    2. Basketball Hoop Repair and old playground equipment removal

    3. Substitute Pay

    4. Abate Working Cash Fund

    5. Health Insurance

    6. Teacher Resignations: Kindergarten

    7. Kindergarten Teaching Position

    8. Music Band Position

    9. Non-Certified Staff Compensation/Salaries for 2019-2020

    10. Board of Education Meeting Dates 2019-2020

    11. July Calendar

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve 2018-2019 Amended Budget

    2. Approve Teacher Resignation for Kindergarten

    3. Approve Non-Certified Staff Compensation/Salaries for 2019-2020

    4. Approve Substitute Pay

    5. Approve Abatement of Working Cash Fund

    6. Approve Hiring of Music/Band Position 2019-2020

    7. Approve Hiring of Kindergarten Teacher 2019—2020

    8. Approve Basketball Hoop Repair and old playground equipment removal

    9. Approve Board of Education Meeting Dates 2019-2020

  16. Upcoming Items

    1. 2019-2020 Budget

    2. Student Handbook

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

December 19, 2018 Board Meeting

December 14, 2018

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

December, 2018 

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from November 14, 2018.

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of November 30, 2018

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Security Cameras

    2. Smart Boards

    3. Boiler-Metcalf/Martin-Water Treatment

    4. Second Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies:  2:70, 2:70-E, 2:120-E1, 2:120-E2, 2:240-E1, 2:240-E2, 6:100, 7:10-E, 7:270, 8:90, 8:110, 2:220-E3, 6:80, 6:180, 6:210, 8:70, 2:260, 4:15, 4:110, 4:150, 4:170, 5:20, 5:90, 5:100, 5:200, 5:220, 5:240, 5:290, 6:50, 6:60, 6:150, 6:340, 7:10, 7:15, 7:20, 7:70, 7:180, 7:190, 7:250, 7:260, 7:275, 7:305, 7:340, 2:105, 2:170, 2:260, 4:20, 4:40, 4:80, 4:140, 5:20, 5:200, 6:10, 6:30, 6:60, 6:120, 6:190, 6:230, 6:240, 6:250, 7:50, 8:25. 5:20-E, 3:40-E, 6:135

  11. New Board Business

    1. First Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies; 2:80, 2:120, 3:40,4:15, 4:45, 4:130, 4:170, 5:30, 5:60, 5:100, 5:220, 6:20, 6:60, 7:70, 7:100, 7:190, 7:250, 7:260, 7:270, 7:290, 7:305.

    2. Cornell Classic Clovers 4H Club-Rent the facility on Sunday, February 17, 2019 for their Annual Spaghetti Dinner. 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    3. Barickman State Grant for Roof

    4. January Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Board Policy Updates as presented

    2. Approve Rental of Cornell Grade School for Cornell Classic Clovers 4H Club on Sunday, February 17, 2019 for their Annual Spaghetti Dinner from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

  15. Upcoming Items

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Special Board Meeting-October 24, 2018

October 22, 2018

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Special Meeting

October 24, 2018

  

  1. Call to Order: 5:30 PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Agenda

  6. Superintendent Report

  7. Old Board Business

    1. Boiler Update

    2. Tri-Com Security Cameral Proposal

    3. Tax Levy Seminar

    4. Co-Ed Open Gym Volleyball

  8. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  9. Action as Result of Closed Session

  10. Approval Items

    1. Approve Materials and Installation of Cameral Security System

    2. Approve Co-Ed Volleyball Open Gym

  11. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  12. Adjournment

October 17, 2018 Board Meeting

October 12, 2018

  

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

October 17, 2018

  

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from September 19, 2018

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of September 30, 2018

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Fall Festival

  11. New Board Business

    1. Boiler-Metcalf/Martin

    2. Wallace McIntyre head stone

    3. Tri-Com Nick Pick-Security Camera Proposal

    4. Tax Levy-Seminar on October 18th-East Peoria

    5. Parent Teacher Conferences-October 30th and November 1st, 3-7-No School on November 2nd

    6. Co-Ed Open Gym Volleyball

    7. November Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Co-Ed Open Gym Volleyball

    2. Approve Materials and Installation of Camera Security System

  15. Upcoming Items

    1. Tax Levy-Must be completed on or before last Tuesday in December

    2. Abatement Resolution for Alternate Bond

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

September 19th Board Agenda

September 14, 2018 

Cornell Grade School #426

Budget Hearing

September 19, 2018

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:15pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 19, 2018

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from August 15, 2018

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2018

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Roof Update/Possible Funding from State of Illinois

  11. New Board Business

    1. Contractual agreement between Mack and Associates, P.C. and Cornell CCSD 426

    2. Transfer of Funds to Money Market

    3. REAP Grant

    4. Digital Camera Security System

    5. PTC Athletic Fee Proposal

    6. Assistant Cook

    7. Basketball and Volleyball Coaches

    8. Compensation for Cooks

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY 2018-2019 Budget

    2. Approve Transfer of Funds to Money Market

    3. Approve Resignation of Cook

    4. Approve Volleyball Coaches for 2018-2019 School Year

    5. Approve Basketball Coaches for 2018-2019 School Year

    6. Approve Part Time Cook for 2018-2019 School Year

    7. Approve Compensation for Cooks

    8. Approve Contractual agreement between Mack and Associates, P.C. and Cornell CCSD 426

    9. Approve Materials and Installation of Camera Security System

  15. Upcoming Items

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

August 15, Board Meeting Agenda

August 08, 2018

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

August 15 2018

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from July 25 2018

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of July 31, 2018

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

  11. New Board Business

    1. Audit Report-Mack and Associates-Approval of Audit

    2. Back To School Night

    3. Registration Numbers

    4. Junior High Language Arts Grade Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Teaching Assistant

    5. Lead Teacher 2018-2019

    6. Athletic Director 2018-2019

    7. FY 1819 Tentative Budget and September Hearing

    8. September Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Set Budget Hearing for Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:15pm

    2. Approve employment of Lead Teacher

    3. Approve 2018 Audit

    4. Approve Special Education Teacher for 2018-2019

    5. Approve Junior High Language Teacher for 2018-2019

    6. Approve Teaching Assistant for 2018-2019

    7. Approve Athletic Director for 2018-2019

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Adoption on FY1819 Budget

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Special March 28 Board Meeting

March 26, 2018

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Special Meeting

March 28, 2018 

 

  1. Call to Order: 5:15 PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Agenda

  6. Superintendent Report

  7. Old Board Business

    1. Mowing-Bids/Lawnmower discussion

    2. Teacher Retention Recommendations for Employment

    3. Summer Volleyball Camp-June11-15

  8. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  9. Action as Result of Closed Session

  10. Approval Items

    1. Approval for Educational Employment for 2018-2019

      1. Christina Bowman (Teachers’ Aide) – Year 8

      2. Bobbi Ransom (Resource/Special Education) –Year 2

      3. Kim McHenry (Art) – Year 7

      4. Lynette Cavinder (Physical Education) Tenured

      5. Jenni Giertz (Kindergarten) Year 4

      6. Samantha Woods (First Grade) – Year 6

      7. Amy Petersen – (2nd Grade)-Tenured

      8. Ashley Follmer (Third Grade) – Year 5

      9. Abby Holcomb (Fourth Grade) – Year 6

      10. Mary Janssen (Fifth Grade) – Year 4

      11. Tiffany Dukes (Jr. High English/Title I) – Year 4

      12. Leslie Coughlin (Science/Social Science) – Year 4

      13. Ginny Jones (Mathematics) – Year 3

      14. Laura Spraggon (Resource/Special Education) – Year 5

    2. Approve purchase of lawnmower/Bid

    3. Approve Volleyball Camp-June 11-15

  11. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  12. Adjournment

March 21,2018 Board Agenda

March 16, 2018

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

March 21, 2018

 

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from February 21, 2018

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of February 28, 2018.

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Mowing-Bids/Lawnmower discussion

  11. New Board Business

    1. Teacher Retention Recommendations for Employment

    2. Summer Volleyball Camp-June11-15

    3. April Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approval for Educational Employment for 2017-2018

      1. Christina Bowman (Teachers’ Aide) – Year 8

      2. Bobbi Ransom (Resource/Special Education) –Year 2

      3. Kim McHenry (Art) – Year 7

      4. Lynette Cavinder (Physical Education) Tenured

      5. Jenni Giertz (Kindergarten) Year 4

      6. Samantha Woods (First Grade) – Year 6

      7. Amy Petersen – (2nd Grade)-Tenured

      8. Ashley Follmer (Third Grade) – Year 5

      9. Abby Holcomb (Fourth Grade) – Year 6

      10. Mary Janssen (Fifth Grade) – Year 4

      11. Tiffany Dukes (Jr. High English/Title I) – Year 4

      12. Leslie Coughlin (Science/Social Science) – Year 4

      13. Ginny Jones (Mathematics) – Year 3

      14. Laura Spraggon (Resource/Special Education) – Year 5

    2. Approve purchase of lawnmower/Bid

    3. Approve Volleyball Camp-June 11-15

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Registration Fees

    2. Lunch/Breakfast Fees

    3. Milk Bids

    4. Contract Negotiations—Finance and Negotiation Team

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

February 21, 2018 School Board Agenda

February 21, 2018

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

February 21, 2018

 

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from January 17, 2018

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of January 31, 2018.

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Parent Teacher Conferences-Follow Up

    2. Mowing-Lawnmower discussion

  11. New Board Business

    1. Facility Team Meeting Summary-Boiler System and  Air Quality Test/Art Room Update

    2. Statement of Economic Interests

    3. Lunch Account Balances

    4. Cornell Public School Calendar for 2018-2019

    5. Employee Letter of Resignation

    6. March Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve 2018-2019 Calendar

    2. Approve purchase of lawnmower

    3. Accept Employee Letter of Resignation

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. PARCC Testing  March 5-April 20th

    2. Contract Negotiations—Finance and Negotiation Team

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

School Board Meeting - September 20, 2017

Cornell Grade School #426

Budget Hearing

September 20, 2017

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:15pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 20 2017

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from August 16, 2017

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2017

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Roof Updates-Week of September 18

    2. Tuck Points-September 18

    3. Second Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies;  2:20-E3, 2:260, 6:80, 6:180, 6:210, 7:275, 8:70,.

  11. New Board Business

    1. Testing Information –PARCC

    2. October Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY 2017-2018 Budget

    2. Approve Board Policy Updates as presented

    3. Approve Volleyball Coaches for 2017-18 School Year

    4. Approve Basketball Coaches for 2017-18 School Year

    5. Approve Part Time Cook for 2017-2018 School Year

  15. Upcoming  Items

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

August 16, 2017 Board Meeting

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

August 16 2017

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from July 26 2017

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of July 31, 2017

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Roof Update

    2. Access Points Update

  10. New Board Business

    1. Audit Report-Mack and Associates

    2. Registration Numbers

    3. Tuck Point Work by Abraham Masonry(Proposal)

    4. Lead Teacher 2017-2018

    5. FY1718 Tentative Budget and September Hearing

    6. First Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies;  2:20-E3, 2:260, 6:80, 6:180, 6:210, 7:275, 8:70,.

    7. September Calendar

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY1718 Tentative Budget

    2. Set Budget Hearing for Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6:15pm

    3. Approve employment of Lead Teacher

    4. Approve Tuck Point Work Proposal by Abraham Masonry

    5. Approve 2017 Audit

  14. Upcoming  Items

    1. Adoption on FY1718 Budget

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

 

School Board Meeting - July 26, 2017

July 24, 2017

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

July 26, 2017

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from June 21, 2017.

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Superintendent Report

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of June 30, 2017.

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Summer Work/Gym Floor Refinish-Update

    2. Roof Bids

    3. Summer School Dates/Pay for Teacher

    4. Access Points-Wireless Internet-Tri-Com

    5. 2017-2018 Student Handbook

  12. New Board Business

    1. Audit

    2. 2017-2018 Registration

    3. 2017-2018 Tentative Budget Changes-General State Aid-Illinois Budget

    4. Special Education Teacher

    5. Board/Staff Breakfast-730 August 16th

    6. August Calendar

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve Roof Bid and New Roof Installation

    2. Approve Access Points Installation-Tri Com

    3. Approve Summer School Compensation for Staff

    4. Approve 2017-2018 Tentative Budget

    5. Approve Student Handbook 2017-2018

    6. Approve Bobbi Ransom as Special Education Teacher for 2017-2018 School Year

  16. Upcoming  Items

    1. 2017-2018 Tentative Budget Approval

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

School Board Meeting - June 21,2017

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

June 21, 2017

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from May 17, 2017.

  7. Approval of Special Board Meeting Minutes from May 17, 2017.

  8. Approval of Agenda

  9. Superintendent Report

  10. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of May 31, 2017.

  11. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  12. Old Board Business

    1. Gym Floor Refinish-Update

    2. Roof Bid

    3. Summer School Dates/Pay for Teacher

    4. Access Points-Wireless Internet

    5. Second Reading Board Policy: Press Recommendation Policies; 2:20, 4:90, 5:30, 7:20, 7:180, 2:70, 2:70-E, 2:120-E1, 2:120-E2, 2:240-E1, 2:240-E2, 6:100, 7:10-E, 7:270, 8:90, 8:110.

  13. New Board Business

    1. Teacher Contract –Ratified –Board Approval Needed

    2. 2017-2018 Tentative Budget

    3. Abate Working Cash Fund

    4. Access Points-Wireless Internet

    5. Custodian Recommendation for Employment

    6. Non-Certified Staff Compensation/Salaries for 2017-2018

    7. Student Handbook

    8. July Calendar

  14. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  15. Action as Result of Closed Session

  16. Approval Items

    1. Approve Teacher Contract for 2017-2018 School Year

    2. Approve School Psychologist Contract

    3. Approve Speech Pathologist Contract

    4. Approve the employment of Taryn Fortner, Head Custodian

    5. Approve Second Reading Board Policy: Press Recommendation Policies; 2:20, 4:90, 5:30, 7:20, 7:180, 2:70, 2:70-E, 2:120-E1, 2:120-E2, 2:240-E1, 2:240-E2, 6:100, 7:10-E, 7:270, 8:90, 8:110.

    6. Approve Non-Certified Staff Compensation/Salaries for 2017-2018

    7. Approve Gym Floor Refinish

    8. Approve Student Handbook

  17. Upcoming  Items

    1. 2017-2018 Tentative Budget

  18. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  19. Adjournment

Special Board Meeting on April 27th-Seating New Board Members

April 24, 2017

CORNELL CUSD #426

BOARD OF EDUCATION – SPECIAL MEETING

APRIL 27, 2017 – 6:30 PM – CORNELL GRADE SCHOOL CONFERENCE ROOM

AGENDA:

I.          Call To Order:

A)        Roll Call 

II.        Business:

            A)        Approve April 4, 2017 Election Results 

III.       Reorganization Of Cornell Board of Education:

A)        Appoint President Pro-Tem For Reorganization

B)        Appoint Secretary Pro-Tem For Reorganization

C)        Adjournment (Sine Die)

D)        Call To Order By President Pro-Tem

E)        Seat New Board Of Education Members

F)         Administer The Oath Of Office

G)        Roll Call

H)        Election Of Permanent Officers (Positions Held Until April, 2019)

            1)         President

            2)         Vice President

            3)         Secretary

            4)         Treasurer   

V.        Business:        

                        A)        Approve 2017-2018 Board Meeting Dates, Times, Locations

                        B)        Approve Designation Of Depositories For Financial Funds

                        C)        Adopt Board Of Education Policies Of Former Board 

VI.       Public Comment:

VII.     Board Member Comment:

VIII.    Adjourn

            

February 22, 2017 Board Meeting

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

February 22, 2017

Amended Date: Moved from Wednesday February 15, 2017 to Wednesday February 22, 2017.

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from January 18, 2017.

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of January 31, 2017

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Facility Team –Intake Tank-Roof Update

    2. Reader’s Workshop Visit to Glenn Elementary School-RTI, 3rd ,4th, and 5th grade teachers

    3. E-Rate Update-February 27th

    4. Contract Negotiations-Finance and Negotiation Team

    5. 2017-2018 School Calendar

  11. New Board Business

    1. Amendments to FY17 School Calendar

    2. PARCC Testing and Dates-March 25-April 14

    3. February 28th, Millikin Interviews-School of Education

    4. Waste Removal Contract-Republic Services - $155 per month

    5. March Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve  Amendments to FY17 School Calendar

    2. Approve Republic Services  Waste Removal at cost of $155 per month.

    3. Approve purchase of Boiler Water Intake Tank

    4. Approve Mr. Schoonover’s Trip to Millikin (School of Education) to interview teaching candidates on February 28th

    5. Approve Superintendent’s Contract

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. PARCC Testing

    2. Contract Negotiations

    3. Teacher Retention Recommendations for Employment

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

November 16, 2016 Board Meeting

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

November 16, 2016

 

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from October 19, 2016

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of October 31, 2016

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Roof Fund

    2. Architects

  11. New Board Business

    1. Tax Levy FY18

    2. First Reading Board Policy: Press Recommendation Policies; 2:10, 2:125,2:125-E1,2:125-E2, 2:125-E3, 2:200, 2:220, 2:220-E1, 2:220-E2, 2:220-E4, 2:220-E5, 2:220-E6, 2:220-E7, 2:220-E8,  4:60, 4:110, 4:175, 5:100, 5:125, 5:185, 5:190, 5:250, 5:260, 5:280, 5:330, 6:15, 6:50, 6:60, 6:145, 6:160, 6:145, 6:160, 6:170, 6:340, 7:50, 7:60, 7:70, 7:250, 7:260, 7:305, 7:310, 8:30.

    3.  Abatement of FY16 Bonds

    4. Energy/Electric Renewal/Contract Update-Engie Energy

    5. E-Rate Workshop/Grant

    6. Resolution to increase Capital Outlay

    7. Increase Fixed Asset Threshold

    8. Board Christmas Breakfast-Wednesday, December  21st @ 715 AM

    9. December Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Energy Supplier Contract 

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Approve Tax Levy FY18

    2. Approve to Abate $45,287 of the 2016 Alternative Revenue Bond

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

September 21, 2016 Budget Hearing and Board Meeting 

Cornell Grade School #426

Budget Hearing

September 21, 2016

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:15pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

     

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 21 2016 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from August 17, 2016

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2016

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Roof Fund Updates

    2. AG Building

    3. Second Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies;  2:70, 2:70E, 2:120-E1, 2:120-E2, 2:240-E1, 2:240-E2, 6:100, 7:10, 7:10E, 7:270, 8:90, 8:110.

  10. New Board Business

    1. Roof Fund transfer to Money Market

    2. Roof Bids

    3. Application for Recognition of Schools

    4. Testing Information –PARCC

    5. Insurance Increase

    6. Volleyball Uniforms

    7. October Calendar

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY 2016-2017 Budget

    2. Approve Roof Fund transfer to Money Market

    3. Approve Superintendent to Bid Request for Roof

    4. Approve Application for the Recognition of Schools

    5. Approve Board Policy Updates as presented

    6. Approve Head Volleyball Coach for 2016-17 School Year

    7. Approve Basketball Coaches for 2016-17 School Year

  14. Upcoming  Items

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

July 20, 2016 Amended Board Meeting Agenda

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

July 20, 2016

Amended

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Cafeteria

  2. Nick Fortner-Appointed Board Member

  3. Roll Call

  4. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from June 22, 2016

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Superintendent Report

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of June 30, 2016

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Nutrition Program Review and Action Plan

    2. Summer Work Update

    3. Gym Floor Update

    4. Monsanto Grant Update

  12. New Board Business

    1. Auditor Visit-June 19th

    2. Registration Information (7/21  (4-7 PM)   7/22  (9AM-12 PM)

    3. New Physical Therapist contract

    4. D and B Landscaping-Lawn Care

    5. Studies Weekly-Teacher Resource/Curriculum for Students

    6. Tentative Budget Draft

    7. Breakfast for the Teachers-August 15th @ 7:30 A.M.

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve Physical Therapist Contract for 2016-2017

    2. Approve purchase of Studies Weekly

    3. Approve the resignation of Head Volleyball Coach

    4. Approve the resignation of Assistant Volleyball Coach

    5. Approve D and B Landscaping Mowing contract and discontinue Gavin Landscaping

  16. Upcoming  Items

    1. Approval on Tentative FY17 Budget for Adoption in September

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

June 22, 2016 Amended Board Meeting Agenda and Amended Budget Hearing

Cornell Grade School #426

Amended Budget Hearing

June 22, 2016

  1. Call to Order: 6:15pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Amended Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

     

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

June 22, 2016

Amended

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from May 18, 2016.

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of May 31, 2016

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Superintendent Report

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Tri-Com Bill-March 10th Invoices

    2. Building and Grounds Committee-Projects for Summer

    3. Sealing Gym Floor-

  12. New Board Business

    1. Prevailing Wage Resolution

    2. Abate Working Cash Fund

    3. Assistant Track Coach Pay

    4. Non-Certified Staff Compensation/Salaries for 2016-2017

    5. 2016-2017 School Board Dates

    6. July Calendar

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve Amended Budget

    2. Approve Prevailing Wage Resolution

    3. Approve Resolution to Abate Working Cash Fund as of June 30, 2016 and transfer all the funds to the Education Fund

    4. Approve 2016-2017 Cornell Board Meeting Dates

    5. Approve Tri-Com Bill-March 10th Invoices

 

  1. Approve Sealing of Gym Floor

  2. Approve Hiring of Music Teacher

  3. Approve Hiring of Jr. High Math Teacher

  4. Approve Assistant Track Coach Pay for Christina Bowman

  5. Approve Non-Certified Staff Salaries for 2016-2017

  6. Appoint New Board Member

  1. Upcoming  Items

    1. 2016-2017 Tentative Budget

  2. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  3. Adjournment

May 18, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda (Amended)

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

May 18, 2016

Amended

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from April 20, 2016.

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of April 30, 2016

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Superintendent Report

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Tentative Amended Budget

    2. Graduation – Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 7:00pm

    3. Field Day –May 23rd

    4. End of Year Assembly-May 24th

    5. Hand Rails-Gymnasium

    6. Teacher Contract Negotiations-Finance and Negotiation Team-Tentative Contract with CEA.

    7. Building and Grounds Committee-Projects for Summer

    8. Employee Letter of Resignation

    9. Debbie Nussbaum Retirement Open House (May 23- 4-7 PM) Luncheon (May 25- 11:30 Pour Richards in Odell.)

  12. New Board Business

    1. Move June 15th Board Meeting to June 22nd

    2. IESA Fees 2016-2017

    3. Summer School Dates/Pay for Ms. Coonan

    4. Gym Floor Seal-Estimate

    5. Non-Certified Staff Retention Recommendations for Employment

    6. June Calendar

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve Contract with CEA for 2016-17 School Year

    2. Approve Summer School Dates/Pay for Miss Coonan

    3. Approve Tentative Amended Budget

    4. Approve Moving June 15th Board Meeting to June 22nd

    5. Approve Sealing of Gym Floor

    6. Approve IESA Fees for 2016-2017

    7. Accept Employee Letter of Resignation

    8. Approval for Non-Certified Staff Employment for 2016-2017

      1. Shannon Hart-District Bookkeeper

      2. Sara Garretson-Administrative Assistant

      3. Christina Bowman – Teacher Assistant

      4. Wendy Cooper - Cook

      5. Amanda Gray - Cook

      6. ConnieWalker - Cook

      7. Jude Morrisey – Custodian

      8. John Kisela - Custodian

      9. Sue Decker-Librarian

      10. Gail Janssen-Morning Aide

     

  16. Upcoming  Items

    1. Amended Budget Hearing June

    2. Prevailing Wage Resolution

    3. 2016-2017 Tentative Budget

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

April 20, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

April 20, 2016

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from March 16, 2016.

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of March 31, 2016

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Kindergarten Roundup-9 Kindergartners

    2. Amended Budget

    3. Statement of Economic Interest

    4. Graduation – Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 7:00pm

    5. Second Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies;  6:130, 7:150, 7:190, 7:200, 7:210, 7:220, 7:240, 7:305, 7:190E3.

    6. Hand Rails-Gymnasium

    7. PARCC Testing Completion

    8. Contract Negotiations-Finance and Negotiation Team-Collective Bargaining Dates

    9. Building and Grounds Committee-Facility Use Guidelines

  11. New Board Business

    1. School Registration Fees

    2. Milk, Breakfast and Lunch Prices

    3. Teacher Retention Recommendations for Employment-Lynette Cavinder-Physical Education

    4. Debbie Nussbaum Retirement Open House (May 23- 4-7 PM) Luncheon (May 25- 11:30 Pour Richards in Odell.)

    5. May Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approval for Educational Employment for 2016-2017

      1. Lynette Cavinder (Physical Education ) – Tenured

    2. Approve Board Policy Updates as presented

    3. Approve Registration Fees for 2016-2017 School Year

    4. Approve Milk, Breakfast and Lunch Prices for 2016-2017 School Year

    5. Approve Facility Use Guidelines

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Amended Budget Hearing

    2. Milk and Bread Bids

    3. Non Certified Staff-Recommendations for Approval

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

March 16 , 2016 Board Meeting Agenda

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

March 16, 2016

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from February 17, 2016.

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of February 31, 2016

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Amended Budget

    2. Amended School Calendar

    3. Hand Rails-Gymnasium

    4. PARCC Testing Update

    5. Monsanto Grant

    6. February 23rd, Millikin Bootcamp Summary

    7. Intercom Bell System Update

    8. Crisis Plan Committee/Walkie Talkies

  11. New Board Business

    1. Kindergarten Roundup

    2. Website Training and Updates

    3. Teacher Retention Recommendations for Employment

    4. Contract Negotiations-Finance and Negotiation Team

    5. Press 1st Reading

    6. Reimbursement Classwork by Teacher-Ms. Coonan

    7. April Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approval for Educational Employment for 2016-2017

      1. Christina Bowman (Teachers’ Aide) – Year 4

      2. Amanda Coonan (Resource/Special Education) – Year 5 Approve Tenure

      3. Kim McHenry (Art) – Year 5

      4. Lynette Cavinder (Physical Education) Tenured

      5. Jenni Giertz (Kindergarten) Year 2

      6. Samantha Foley (First Grade) – Year 3

      7. Amy Petersen – (2nd Grade)-Tenured

      8. Ashley Follmer (Third Grade) – Year 3

      9. Abby Holcomb (Fourth Grade) – Year 3

      10. Mary Janseen (Fifth Grade) – Year 2

      11. Tiffany Dukes (Jr. High English/Title I) – Year 2

      12. Leslie Coughlin (Science/Computers) – Year 2

      13. Laura Spraggon (Resource/Special Education) – Year 2

      14. Krista Chmiel (Music/Band) – Year 2

 

  1. Approve  Amendments to FY17 School Calendar

  2. Approve Purchase of Walkie Talkies for Crisis Plan

  3. Approve Reimbursement Classwork by Teacher-Ms. Amanda Coonan

  4. Upcoming  Items

    1. Amended Budget Hearing

    2. Upcoming  Items

    3. Milk and Bread Bids

    4. Registration Fees

    5. Lunch/Breakfast Fees

  5. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  6. Adjournment



November 18th Board Meeting Agenda

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

November 18, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from October 21, 2015

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of October 31, 2015

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Moving Monies to Money Market

  11. New Board Business

    1. FY17 Tax Levy Information

    2. Amended Budget

      1. Limitation of Administrative Cost

      2. Title One Adjustment-$30,000 revenue

      3. REAP(Rural Education Achievement Program)-   revenue  $16,968.00

      4. Adjust repair/maintenance grounds fund 20.2543.323

    3. First Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies;  2:150, 2:200, 2:220-E2, 4:170, 5:90, 5:100, 6:15, 6:50, 6:160, 6:315, 6:320, 7:50, 7:100, 7:130, 7:140, 7:290, 7:300, 7:305, 7:340, 8:30.

    4. Scootpad Contract

    5. Veterans’ Day Assembly

    6. Vision 20/20

    7. Board Christmas Breakfast/Lunch

    8. December Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Scootpad License

    2. Approve Head Custodian Job Description/Expectations

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. FY17 Tax Levy Final Approval

    2. Abate the FY16 Bonds

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

October 21, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

October 21, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30 PM – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from September 23, 2015

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of September 30, 2015

  9. Superintendent Report

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Fall Fest – October 19th

    2. Book Fair – October 19th -23rd

    3. Second Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies;  2:160, 2:160E, 2:260, 4:50, 5:50, 5:170, 5:270, 5:290, 6:140, 7:10, 7:40, 7:260, 7:310, 7:325, 8:10, 8:80

  12. New Board Business

    1. November Calendar

    2. Parent Teacher Conferences

    3. Athletic Committee

    4. Tax Levy Update

    5. Athletic Coaches – Boys Basketball Assistant Coaches

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve Basketball Coaches as presented

    2. Approve Board Policy Updates as presented

    3. Approve change in certified staff member 2015-2016 Salary

  16. Upcoming  Items

    1. Tax Levy-Must be completed by second Tuesday of December

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

September 23, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda

Cornell Grade School #426

Budget Hearing

September 23, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:15pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 23, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from August 19, 2015

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Superintendent Report

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2015

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Open House Update

    2. FY15 Budget

    3. Testing Information –PARCC

  11. New Board Business

    1. FY15 Audit Presentation – Mack and Associates

    2. First Reading Board Policy: PRESS Recommendation Policies;  2:160, 2:160E, 2:260, 4:50, 5:50, 5:170, 5:270, 5:290, 6:140, 7:10, 7:40, 7:260, 7:310, 7:325, 8:10, 8:80

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY16 Budget

    2. Approve FY15 Audit

    3. Approve Volleyball Coach Resignation

    4. Approve Volleyball Coach for 2015-16 School Year

    5. Approve Assistant Volleyball Coach for 2015-16 School Year

    6. Approve Basketball Coach for 2015-16 School Year

    7. Approval to Reimburse Ashley Follmer, 3rd Grade Teacher, $500 reimbursement for Approved Course Work Credit from Concordia University.

  15. Upcoming  Items

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board Meeting Agenda

08/19/2015

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

August 19, 2015

 

Amended August 19, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30PM – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from July 22, 2015

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of July 31, 2015

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Opening School Information

    2. Laminator

    3. Auditor Visit-Moved to September 23rd Board Meeting

  10. New Board Business

    1. Move September 16th Board of Education Meeting to September 23rd.

    2. Registration Numbers-Attachment

    3. August Calendar Change – Open House Monday, August 31, 2015 at 6:00pm to 7:30 PM

    4. FY16 Updated Tentative Budget and September Hearing

    5. Testing Information –PARCC

    6. Junior High Science Position

    7. Application for the Recognition of Schools

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY16 Tentative Budget

    2. Approve to Change September Board of Education Meeting to Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 6:30PM

    3. Set Budget Hearing for Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 6:15pm

    4. Approve the resignation of Junior High Science Teacher

    5. Approval to hire Junior High Science Teacher for the 2015-16 school year

    6. Approve Application for the Recognition of Schools

    7. Approval to Reimburse Ashley Follmer, 3rd Grade Teacher, $500 reimbursement for Approved Course Work Credit from Concordia University.

    8. Approval of Board Policies-2:250, 3:40, 3:50, 3:60, 4:45, 5:40, 5:120, 5:180, 5:270, 5:290, 5:330, 6:15, 6:40,

  14. Upcoming  Items

    1. Adoption on FY16 Budget

    2. FY15 Audit Information on September 23

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

Board Meeting Agenda

07/22/2015

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

July 22, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:30pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from June 17, 2015

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Special Board Meeting Minutes from June 29, 2015

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Superintendent Report

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of June 30, 2015

  10. Approval of Tentative Budget for FY16

  11. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  12. Old Board Business

    1. Summer Work Update

    2. Maintenance Grant

    3. Second Reading Board Policy

  13. New Board Business

    1. Opening School Information

    2. Discussion on Laminator

    3. Discussion on Refinishing Gym Floor

    4. CSFT Distribution Agreement

    5. Auditor Visit

    6. Registration Information (7/23-7/24)

    7. Tentative Budget

    8. Breakfast for the Teachers-August 17th @ 7:30 A.M.

  14. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  15. Action as Result of Closed Session

  16. Approval Items

    1. Approve Non-Certified Salaries

    2. Approve Deb Nussbaum from FTE to Half/part time

  17. Upcoming  Items

    1. Approval on Tentative FY15 Budget for Adoption in September

  18. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  19. Adjournment

Special Board Meeting Agenda

April 27, 2015

April 22, 2015

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Special Session Meeting

April 27, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order 4:45pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Agenda

  6. Old Business

    1. Superintendent Contract

  7. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  8. Action as Result of Closed Session

  9. Approval Items

    1. Approve Superintendent Contract

  10. Adjournment

 

  1. Call to Order: 5:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Review Election and Canvass Results

  4. Motion to accept election results for the Board of Education, April 7, 2015

  5. Thank you to outgoing Board Members

  6. Administer the Oath of Office to all Board Members

  7. Board Selects a President Pro Tem and Secretary Pro Tem

  8. Adjourn Sine Die

 

  1. Call to Order by President Pro Tem

  2. Roll Call

  3. Election of President – President will preside over the meeting hence forth

  4. Election of Vice President

  5. Election of Secretary

  6. Election of Treasurer

  7. Set Dates and Location for Regular Meetings

  8. Committee Assignments

  9. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  10. Communications

  11. Approval of Agenda

  12. Old Business

    1. Athletics

  13. New Board Business

    1. Librarian Request

  14. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  15. Action as Result of Closed Session

  16. Approval Items

    1. Approve Meeting Board of Education Meeting Dates and Times

  17. Upcoming  Items

    1. End of the Year Activities

  18. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  19. Adjournment

February 18, 2015

February 16, 2015

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

February 18, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from January 21, 2015

  7. Approve Special Session Minutes for January 27, 2015 and February 9, 2015

  8. Approval of Agenda

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of January 31, 2015

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Athletics

    2. Teacher Evaluations

  12. New Board Business

    1. MAP Testing

    2. Economic Interest Forms

    3. Student of the Month

    4. Employee Resignation

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Accept teacher’s letter of resignation

  16. Upcoming  Items

    1. Teacher Retention Recommendations

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

Special Board Meeting

January 27, 2015

Board Agenda

January 2015

January 19, 2015

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

January 21, 2015

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from December 17, 2014

  7. Approval of Special and Closed Session Minutes from January 7, 2015

  8. Approval of Agenda

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of December 31, 2014

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    • Athletics

    • Second Reading Board Policies

  12. New Board Business

    • Review July 2014 – December 2014 Closed Session Minutes

    • Verbatim records prior to June 2013

    • Student of the Month

    • February Calendar

    • Employee Resignation

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    •  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    • Approve Amended Board Policies as presented

    • Approve to keep closed all Closed Session Minutes from July 2014 – December 2014

    • Approve that all Verbatim Closed Meeting Minutes prior to June 2013 are to be destroyed

    • Accept Superintendent’s Letter of Resignation

  16. Upcoming  Items

    • IESA Membership

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

Special Board Meeting

January 5, 2015

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

December 2014

December 15, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

December 17, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from November 19, 2014

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of November 30, 2014

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Tax Debt Extension Base Resolution

    2. Board Christmas Breakfast

    3. FY16 Tax Levy Information

    4. Employee Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

    5. Intergovernmental Agreement with Gardner-South Wilmington

  11. New Board Business

    1. FY16 Bond Abatement

    2. Teacher Request for Class Reimbursement

    3. First Reading Board Policies

    4. Public School Calendar

    5. Athletics

    6. Student of the Month

    7. January Calendar

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Resolution providing for and requiring the submission of the proposition of establishing the District’s debt service extension base to the voters of Community Consolidated School District Number 426, Livingston County, Illinois, at the consolidated election to be held on the 7th day of April, 2015.

    2. Approve FY16 Tax Levy

    3. Approve to Abate $43,944 of the FY16 Alternative Revenue Bonds

    4. Approve Public School Calendar

    5. Approve Teacher Request for Course Payment

    6. Approve Intergovernmental Agreement with Gardner-South Wilmington for 2014-15 School Year

    7. Approve Superintendent Contract for 2015-16 School Year

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Review Closed Session Minutes

    2. Verbatim Closed Session Minutes

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board of Education Agenda

November 2014

November 14, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

November 19, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from October 22, 2014

  7. Approval of Special Session Minutes from October 28, 2014

  8. Approval of Agenda

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of October 31, 2014

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Roofing Project – Performance Based Contractors Proposal

    2. Tax Debt Extension Base Resolution – Kevin Heid

    3. Mack & Associates Contract

  12. New Board Business

    1. FY16 Tax Levy Information

    2. Intergovernmental Agreement with Gardner South-Wilmington

    3. IESA Scholar Attitude Athlete Nominations

    4. Veterans’ Day Assembly

    5. Parent/Teacher Conferences

    6. Board Christmas Gift

    7. December Calendar

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve Resolution providing for and requiring the submission of the proposition of establishing the District’s debt service extension base to the voters of Community Consolidated School District Number 426, Livingston County, Illinois, at the consolidated election to be held on the 7th day of April, 2015.

    2. Approve to accept Roof Repair Bid

    3. Approve Special Meeting Date to hear proposals from performance based contractors.

    4. Approve Intergovernmental Agreement with Gardner-South Wilmington for 2014-15 School Year Christmas Gift

    5. Approve Mack and Associates Contract

    6. Approve Board Christmas Gift

  16. Upcoming  Items

    1. FY16 Tax Levy Final Approval

    2. Abate the FY16 Bonds

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

Board of Education Agenda

October 15, 2014

October 13, 2014

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

October 15, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from September 24, 2014

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of September 30, 2014

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Fall Fest – October 7th

    2. Book Fair – October 6th – 10th

    3. Reading Board Policies

    4. Roof Project Update

    5. Athletic Committee

  11. New Board Business

    1. November Calendar

    2. Athletic Coaches – Boys Basketball

    3. Tax Debt Extension Base Discussion

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Basketball Coaches as presented

    2. Approve Board Policy Updates as presented

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Tax Levy

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board of Education Agenda

September 2014

September 22, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Budget Hearing

September 24, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:45pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 24, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from August 20, 2014

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2014

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. CHS Homecoming – September 13, 2014

    2. Cornell Athletic Hall of Fame

    3. Employee Rules of Conduct

    4. Open House Update

    5. FY15 Budget

  11. New Board Business

    1. FY14 Audit – Mack and Associates

    2. October Calendar

    3. First Reading Board Policies

    4. Seniority List

    5. MAP Testing Information

    6. Standards Based Report Cards

    7. Athletic Coaches

    8. Music Inter Governmental Agreement

    9. Teacher Leave Request

    10. Roofing Project Update

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY15 Budget

    2. Approve FY15 Seniority List as Presented

    3. Approve Employees Rules of Conduct as Presented

    4. Approve Volleyball Coach Resignation

    5. Approve Volleyball Coach for 2014-15 School Year

    6. Approve Assistant Volleyball Coach for 2014-15 School Year

    7. Approve Basketball Coach for 2014-15 School Year

    8. Approve Employee Leave as Requested

    9. Approve Music Inter Governmental Agreement

    10. Approve FY14 Audit

  15. Upcoming  Items

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board of Education Agenda

August 20, 2014

August 17, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

August 20, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from July 22, 2014

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of July 31, 2014

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Final Reading School Board Policies

    2. Athletic Committee

    3. Employee Rules of Conduct Information

  10. New Board Business

    1. IEMA Grant Information

    2. August Calendar – Monday, August 25, 2014 at 6:00pm

    3. CHS Homecoming – September 13, 2014

    4. FY15 Updated Tentative Budget and September Hearing

    5. Testing Information – ISAT/PARCC

    6. Music Teacher Position

    7. Part-time Cook Position

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY15 Tentative Budget

    2. Approve to Change September Board of Education Meeting to Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:00pm

    3. Set Budget Hearing for Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:45pm

    4. Approval to hire Music Teacher for the 2014-15 school year

    5. Approval to hire Part-time Cook for 2014-15 school Year

  14. Upcoming  Items

    1. Adoption on FY15 Budget

    2. FY14 Audit Information on September 24

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

Board of Education Agenda

July 23, 2014

July 18, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

July 23, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from June 25, 2014

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of June 30, 2014

  8. Approval of Tentative Budget for FY14

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Summer Work Update

    2. Security Cameras

    3. IEMA Grant - Blinds

    4. Transportation Contract Extension

    5. Athletic Hall of Fame

    6. Second Reading Board Policy

  11. New Board Business

    1. Opening School Information

    2. Summer Faculty Letter

    3. Auditor Visit

    4. Registration Information (8/7 & 8/8)

    5. Tentative Budget

    6. Breakfast for the Teachers

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Transportation Contract

    2. Set Special Meeting Date to Discuss Setting Board Goals

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Approval on Tentative FY14 Budget for Adoption in September

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board of Education Agenda

June 2014

June 22, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

June 25, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors – Opportunity for Public Comment

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from May 21, 2014

  6. Approval of Special Session Minutes from June 11, 2014

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of May 31, 2014

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Window Shades (IEMA/Matching Grant)

    2. Security Cameras (Matching Grant)

    3. Telephone/Building Notification System

    4. Roof/HLS Bonds

    5. Board Secretary Discussion

    6. Transportation Contract

  11. New Board Business

    1. Transfer of Funds - Action

    2. Abolish Working Cash Fund

    3. Review Closed Session Minutes

    4. Verbatim Closed Session Minutes

    5. Extra-Curricular Assignments

    6. Athletic Hall-of-Fame Discussion

    7. Students of the Month

    8. Request for Full-time Employee students to attend school next year

    9. First Reading Board Policy

    10. Non-Certified Salaries

    11. Superintendent Contract

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

    2. “collective negotiation matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedule for one or more classes of employees.” (5 ILCS 120/2 (C) (2)

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Attendance of Employee Children as presented

    2. Approve Transfer of $16,929 from the Education Fund to the Building Fund as per the FY14 Budget in September

    3. Approve Resolution to Abolish Working Cash Fund as of June 30, 2014 and transfer all the funds to the Operations and Building Fund

    4. Approve Resolution to Establish Working Cash Fund as of July 1, 2014

    5. Approve Closed Meeting Minutes for the past six months to remain closed

    6. Approve that all Verbatim Closed Meeting Minutes prior to December 2012 are to be destroyed

    7. Approve Installing Shades as Presented

    8. Approve Installing Camera System as Presented

    9. Approve Installing Phone System as Presented

    10. Approve Non-Certified Salaries

    11. Approve Superintendent Contract and Salary

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Board Goals for FY14

    2. Superintendent Goals

    3. Preliminary FY14 Budget

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board of Education Agenda

May 21, 2014

May 19, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Public Hearing

May 21, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:45pm

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Public Comment

  5. Adjournment

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

May 21, 2014 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors – Opportunity for Public Comment

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from April 16, 2014

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of April 30, 2014

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Student Handbook Committee Meeting

    2. Milk Bids for 2014-15

    3. GSA FY15 Update

    4. Graduation – Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:00pm

  10. New Board Business

    1. Student of the Month

    2. Athletic Banquet

    3. Negotiations

    4. School Liability Insurance

    5. Security Grant

    6. School Registration and School Kits

    7. MAP Testing Results

    8. Transportation Contract

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

    2. “collective negotiation matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedule for one or more classes of employees.” (5 ILCS 120/2 (C) (2)

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve to Accept Milk Bids

    2. Approve to Hire Science/Computer Science Teacher for 2014-15

    3. Approve to Hire Part-time Music/Band Teacher for 2014-15

    4. Approve Waiver of Section5/10-20, 12a of the Illinois School Code to allow non-resident children of full-time Cornell CCSD 426 children to attend school for less than the 110% per capita tuition charge.

    5. Approve 2014-15 Student Handbook as presented

    6. Approve Superintendent to accept School Insurance Bids

  14. Upcoming  Items

    1. Committee Meetings – Finance/Negotiations

    2. Superintendent Contract

    3. Transfer of Funds

    4. Abolish Working Cash

    5. End First Maintenance Grant

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

Board Agenda

April 16, 2014

April 15, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

April 16, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors – Opportunity for Public Comment

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from March 19, 2014

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of March 31, 2014

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. 2014-15 Athletics Update

    2. Employees’ Children Enrollment

    3. Crisis Go

    4. School/Community Notification System

    5. Mowing Bids

    6. Student Handbook Committee

  10. New Board Business

    1. Election of Treasurer

    2. Set Dates and Times for Regular Meetings

    3. Committee Assignments

    4. Science Fair State Qualifiers

    5. Student of the Month

    6. Second Reading School Policy Manual Updates

    7. Summer School Dates/Costs

    8. Free/Reduced Lunch Programs

    9. School Registration Fees

    10. IDPH Dental Grant

    11. Graduation – Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:00pm

    12. MAP Testing – May

    13. Milk Bids

    14. GSA FY15

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

    2. “collective negotiation matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedule for one or more classes of employees.” (5 ILCS 120/2 (C) (2)

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve Mowing Bids

    2. Approve Summer School Dates/Pay for Miss Coonan

    3. Approve for Superintendent to Accept Milk & Bread Bids

    4. Approve Raising Price for a School Lunch from $2.50 to $2.60

    5. Approve Raising Reduced Lunch Price from $0.40 to $0.50

    6. Approve to Raise Breakfast Price from $1.75 to $1.85

    7. Approve to Raise Reduced Breakfast Price from $.30 to $.40

    8. Approve Board of Education Meeting Dates and Times

    9. Approve Registration Fees for 2014-15 at $70/student

    10. Approve School Board Policies as Presented

    11. Approve Treasurer for 2014-15

    12. Approve to hire Elementary Education Teacher for the 2014-15 School Year

    13. Approve to hire .5 FTE Music teacher for the 2014-15 School Year

    14. Approve to hold a Public Hearing at 6:45pm on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

  14. Upcoming  Items

    1. Negotiation Dates

    2. End of the Year Activities

    3. Committee Meetings – Finance/Negotiations

    4. Public Hearing on Waiver

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

Board Agenda

March 14, 2014

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

March 19, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

    1. Roll Call

    2. Welcome Guests and Visitors – Opportunity for Public Comment

    3. Communications

    4. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from February 19, 2014

    5. Approval of Agenda

    6. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of February 28, 2014

    7. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

    8. Old Board Business

      1. Music Teacher

      2. Teacher Evaluations/Retention

      3. Track/Field & PTC

      4. 2014-15 Athletics

      5. Crisis Go

      6. BuyBoard

    9. New Board Business

      1. Building/Grounds/Transportation Committee Report

      2. Student Handbook Committee

      3. Science Fair

      4. Student of the Month

      5. IPA Luncheon

      6. ISAT

      7. First Reading School Policy Manual Updates

      8. Employees’ Children Enrollment

      9. Mowing Bids

      10. School/Community Notification System

    10. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

      1.  (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

    11. Action as Result of Closed Session

    12. Approval Items

      1. Approval for Educational Employment for 2014-15 – Roll Call for each employee:

        1. Tiffany Sullivan (Kindergarten) – Year 4

          1. Christina Bowman (Teachers’ Aide) – Year 3

          2. Amanda Coonan (Resource/Special Education) – Year 3

          3. Matthew Hagaman (Science/Computers/Technology) – Year 3

          4. Kim McHenry (Art) – Year 3

          5. Deanna Rousonelos (Third Grade) – Year 3

          6. Jaime Wykes (Fifth Grade) – Year 3

          7. Christy Ahrends (Jr. High English/Title I) – Year 2

          8. Samantha Foley (First Grade) – Year 2

          9. Abby Morstatter (Fourth Grade) – Year 2

      1. Approve to Accept Mowing Bids

      2. Approve to hire part-time Music Teacher for 2014-15 School Year

      3. Approve changes to the 2014-15 School Schedule

      4. Approve to continue Athletic Co-op with Flanagan

    1. Upcoming  Items

      1. Negotiation Dates

      2. Milk and Bread Bids

      3. Registration Fees

      4. Lunch/Breakfast Fees

      5. Field Trips

      6. Committee Meetings

    2. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

    3. Adjournment

Board Agenda

February 19, 2014

February 17, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

February 19, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from January 15, 2014

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of January 31, 2014

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. MAP Testing – Update

    2. Teacher Evaluations

    3. Music Contract

  11. New Board Business

    1. IESA Membership

    2. Athletics Update

    3. Projected Athletic Costs for FY15

    4. Economic Interest Forms

    5. Illinois State Security Grant

    6. IASA Meeting Update

    7. PARCC Information

    8. National Buy Board

    9. Crisis Go – Emergency Crisis Plan

    10. ISEBC – Health Insurance

    11. Student of the Month

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Membership in the IESA

    2. Approve Head Track Coach

    3. Approve Buy Board Resolution

    4. Approve Music Contract for 2014-15

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Teacher Retention Recommendations

    2. Building/Grounds/Transportation Meeting – Set Date

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board Agenda

January 13, 2014

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

January 15, 2014

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from December 18, 2013

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of December 31, 2013

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Accounting Firms – Auditors

    2. Music/Band Contract

    3. Second Reading Board Policies

    4. Public School Calendar

  11. New Board Business

    1. Student of the Month

    2. Review July 2013 – December 2013 Closed Session Minutes

    3. Teacher Evaluations

    4. Winter Bench Marking – MAP testing

    5. Volleyball/Track Update

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Mack and Associates as Accounting Firm for 2014 Audit

    2. Approve School Board Policies as presented

    3. Approve Public School Calendar as presented

    4. Approve payment of Phillips and Associates bill for 2013 Audit

    5. Approve to keep closed all Closed Session Minutes from July 2013 – December 2013

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. Teachers - Handbook Committee Meeting

    2. Economic Interest Forms

    3. Teacher Retention Recommendations - March

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board Agenda

December 18, 2013

December 15, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

December 18, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from November 20, 2013

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of November 30, 2013

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Accounting Firms - Auditors

    2. Track and Field

    3. Tax Levy

    4. Bond Abatement for FY15

    5. Music Contract/Bill

    6. Board of Education Breakfast

  11. New Board Business

    1. First Reading Board Policies

    2. Public School Calendar

    3. Student of the Month

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY15 Tax Levy as presented

    2. Approve to Abate $23,025 of the FY15 Alternative Revenue Bonds

    3. Approve Music Contract with Flanagan-Cornell Unit4 for 2013-14 School Year

    4. Approve Cornell Track Season for 2014

    5. Approve Auditor for 2014-15 School Year

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. FY15 Public School Calendar

    2. Review Closed Session Minutes

    3. Board of Education Breakfast on December 20, 2013 for the teachers

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board Agenda

November 20, 2013

November 18, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

November 20, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from October 16, 2013

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of October 31, 2013

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. AFR – Budget Reduction Plan

    2. PTC Track Fund Raiser

  11. New Board Business

    1. FY15 Tax Levy Information

    2. School Report Card

    3. Accounting Firms

    4. Halloween Parties

    5. Veterans’ Day Assembly

    6. Parent/Teacher Conferences

    7. Board Christmas Gift

    8. Athletics

    9. Abatement of half of the FY 15 Bond

    10. Building and Grounds Update

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Budget Reduction Plan as presented

    2. Approve School Report Card

  15. Upcoming  Items

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board Meeting Agenda

October 16, 2013

October 14, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

October 16, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitor

  4. Public Comment

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from September 18, 2013

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of September 30, 2013

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. School Board Policies

    2. Fire Alarm Update

    3. Building/Grounds

    4. Seniority List

    5. State Pension Reform Update

    6. Track Costs

  11. New Board Business

    1. AFR Presentation – Rick Phillips

    2. Fall Fest

    3. Grandparents Day

    4. Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Annual Financial Report as Presented

    2. Approve FY14 Seniority List as Presented

    3. Approve Changes in Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance

  15. Upcoming  Items

    1. FY15 Tax Levy

  16. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  17. Adjournment

Board Meeting Agenda

September 18, 2013

September 15, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Budget Hearing

September 18, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 6:45pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 18, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from August 14, 2013

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2013

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Energy Efficiency Grant

    2. Fire Alarm Update

    3. Doors Unlimited

    4. CHS Homecoming – September 14, 2013

  10. New Board Business

    1. Policy/Handbook Committee

    2. First Reading Board Policies

    3. Building/Grounds & Transportation Committee

    4. IDEAL  3-year Asbestos Inspection

    5. Field Trip Requests

    6. Seniority List

    7. MAP Testing Information

    8. Honda STEM Grant Information

    9. Open House Update

    10. Junior High Fall Ball Dance

    11. Athletic Director Update

    12. Student Discipline Update

    13. Pension Update

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY14 Budget

    2. Approve to pay Doors Unlimited Bill

    3. Approve FY14 Seniority List as Presented

  14. Upcoming  Items

    1. FY13 Audit Information

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

Board Meeting Agenda

August 14, 2013

August 13, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

August 14, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from July 24, 2013

  6. Approval of Special Session Meeting Minutes from July 30, 2013

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of July 31, 2013

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Summer Work Update – Informational

Grounds, Doors, Piping, Doors and Dishwasher

  1. CMI/Green and Associates

    1. Building Committee

    2. Athletic Committee

  2. New Board Business

    1. Opening School Information

    2. ROE Occupancy Permit

    3. August Calendar – Monday, August 26, 2013 at 6:45pm

    4. CHS Homecoming – September 14, 2013

    5. Mission and Vision Statement

    6. FY14 Updated Tentative Budget and September Hearing

    7. 2014 Track Season

    8. Fire Alarm

    9. Application for Recognition of Schools

  3. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  4. Action as Result of Closed Session

  5. Approval Items

    1. Approve FY14 Tentative Budget

    2. Set Budget Hearing for Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 6:45pm

    3. Approve ROE Occupancy Permit

    4. Approve to adopt Mission and Vision Statement

    5. Approve to move money from the Energy Efficiency Grant to pay the CMI Bill

    6. Approve to pay CMI Bill for $36,154 upon approval from Green and Associates

    7. Approve to pay Doors Unlimited Bill for $11,069

    8. Approve to Eliminate Track for the 2014 Season

    9. Approve to upgrade fire alarm system to communicate with LivCom

    10. Approve Application for Recognition of Schools

  6. Upcoming  Items

    1. Adoption on FY14 Budget

    2. FY13 Audit Information

  7. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  8. Adjournment

Board Meeting Agenda

July 24, 2013

July 21, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

July 24, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from June 19, 2013

  6. Approval of Special Session Meeting Minutes from July 2, 2013

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of June 30, 2013

  9. Approval of Tentative Budget for FY14

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Summer Work Update – Informational

Grounds, Doors, Piping, Doors and Dishwasher

  1. Board Member Training

    1. PTC Playground Equipment

  2. New Board Business

    1. Opening School Information

    2. Summer Faculty Letter

    3. Auditor Visit

    4. Registration Information

    5. Mission and Vision Statement Discussion

    6. Non-Certified Staff Salaries

    7. Superintendent Salaries

    8. Teacher Resignations

  3. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

  4. Action as Result of Closed Session

  5. Approval Items

    1. Approve Non-Certified Salaries

    2. Approve Superintendent Salary

    3. Accept Letters of Resignation

  6. Upcoming  Items

  7. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  8. Adjournment

Board Meeting Agenda

June 19, 2013

June 15, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

June 19, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from May 15, 2013

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of May 31, 2013

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Summer Work Update - Informational

    2. Board Member Training

  10. New Board Business

    1. Transfer of Funds

    2. Abolish Working Cash Fund

    3. Tentative Contact with the CEA

    4. ISAT Scores – Informational

    5. Review Closed Session Minutes

    6. Prevailing Wage Resolution

    7. PTC Playground Equipment

    8. Extra-Curricular Assignments

    9. Committee Meetings

    10. Student of the Month

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

    2. “collective negotiation matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedule for one or more classes of employees.” (5 ILCS 120/2 (C) (2)

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve Transfer of $20,000 from the Education Fund to the Building Fund as per the FY13 Budget in September

    2. Approve Resolution to Abolish Working Cash Fund as of June 30, 2013 and transfer all the funds to the Operations and Building Fund

    3. Approve Resolution to Establish Working Cash Fund as of July 1, 2013

    4. Approve Prevailing Wage Resolution for FY14

    5. Approved Closed Meeting Minutes to remain closed

    6. Approve Technology Director Job Description

    7. Approve Technology Director

    8. Approve Athletic Director Job Description

    9. Approve Contract with CEA for 2013-14 School Year

  14. Upcoming  Items

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment


Board Meeting Agenda

May 15,2013

May 11, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

May 15, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors – Opportunity for Public Comment

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from April 17, 2013

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of April 30, 2013

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Green and Associates

    2. Milk & Bread Bids

    3. Graduation is Thursday, May 23rd at 7:00pm.

    4. Summer School Update

  10. New Board Business

    1. Building & Grounds/Transportation Report

    2. Policy/Handbook Committee

    3. Finance/Negotiations Committee

    4. Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

    5. Change July Board of Education Meeting

    6. School Maintenance Project Grant

    7. Students of the Month

    8. Technology Update

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).

    2. “collective negotiation matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedule for one or more classes of employees.” (5 ILCS 120/2 (C) (2)

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

    1. Approve to reschedule the July 17, 2013 Regular Board Meeting to Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 7:00pm at Cornell Grade School.

    2. Approve School Maintenance Grant as presented

    3. Approve the Updated Board Policies as presented

    4. Approve the 2013-14 Student Handbook as presented

    5. Approve the 2013-14 Crisis Management Plan as presented

    6. Approve Milk/Bread Bids as presented

    7. Approve School Maintenance Project Grant as presented

    8. Set Special Meeting Date on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 5:00pm

  14. Upcoming  Items

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

March 18, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

March 20, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors – Opportunity for Public Comment

  4. Pause for Applause

    1. 7th Grade Girls’ Volleyball Team

    2. Science Fair Students

  5. Communications

  6. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from February 20, 2013

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of February 28, 2013

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. Green and Associates - Informational

    2. One Cent County Schools’ Facilities Tax Resolution

  11. New Board Business

    1. Financial Committee Report

    2. Student Handbook Committee

    3. Science Fair Results

    4. Student of the Month

    5. IASB Spring Dinner

    6. IPA Luncheon

    7. ISAT

    8. PBIS

    9. Library Grant

    10. Mowing Bids

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

    1. Approve Resolution for Reduction in Force

    2. Approval for Teachers Employment for 2012 -13

Tiffany Sullivan – Year 3

Samantha Preisch – Year 2

Deanna Hester – Year 2

Jaime Wykes – Year 2

Matthew Hagaman – Year 2

Kim McHenry – Year 2

  1. Approve to Accept Mowing Bids

 

  1. Upcoming  Items

    1. Proposal for Summer Work

    2. Negotiation Dates

    3. Milk and Bread Bids

    4. End of Year Field Trips

    5. Committee Meetings

    6. Seating a New Board

  2. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  3. Adjournment

February Board Agenda

February 20, 2013

February 19, 2013

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

February 20, 2013

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Cafeteria

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors – Opportunity for Public Comment

    1. Cornell Elementary Education Association

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Special and Closed Session minutes from January 24, 2013

  6. Approval of Special and Closed Session minutes from January 30, 2013

  7. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from January 16, 2013

  8. Approval of Agenda

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of January 31, 2013

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Green & Associates

    2. One Cent County Schools’ Facilities Tax Resolution

    3. Seniority List

  12. New Board Business

    1. Financial Committee Report

    2. Student Handbook Policy Committee Report

    3. Economic Interest Forms

    4. Student of the Month

    5. Illinois 5Essentials

    6. Pre School Screening – February 15

    7. ISAT Scores

    8. School Improvement Day

    9. PBIS

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve Resignation of Non-Certified Staff

    2. Approve Resignation of Extracurricular Coach

    3. Approve of Seniority List as Presented

    4. Approve Posting of Non-Certified Position

  16. Upcoming  Items

    1. Building and Grounds Committee Meeting

    2. Handbook Committee Meeting

    3. Teacher Retention Recommendation

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

December Board Meeting Agenda

December 19, 2012

December 15, 2012

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

December 19, 2012

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Special and Closed Session minutes from November 28, 2012

  6. Approval of Special and Closed Session minutes from December 12, 2012

  7. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from November 14, 2012

  8. Approval of Agenda

  9. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of November 30, 2012

  10. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Green & Associates/Building & Grounds

  1. Clark and Associate Final Bill

  2. Sanitary Piping Project

  1. One Cent County Facilities Tax Resolution

    1. Tax Levy

    2. Lunch for a Cause

  2. New Board Business

    1. Building & Grounds/Transportation Committee

    2. Finance Committee

    3. First Reading of School Board Policy Amendments

    4. Teacher Evaluation Instrument

    5. Crisis Management Plan

    6. Library Grant

    7. Student of the Month

    8. Homework/Late Assignment Change

    9. PBIS Recognition

    10. School Calendar

  3. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  4. Action as Result of Closed Session

  5. Approval Items

    1. Approve of Tax Levy as presented

    2. Approve to pay GB Clark Corporation $37,273.00

  6. Upcoming Action Items

  7. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  8. Adjournment

November Board Agenda

November 10, 2012

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

November 14, 2012

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Closed Session and Regular Meeting Minutes from October 17, 2012

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of October 31, 2012

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Board Business

    1. Green & Associates/Building & Grounds

    2. Financial Report Update

    3. Compliance Visits – Press Plus

    4. Non-certified Job Descriptions

    5. Veterans’ Day Assembly

    6. Halloween Parade/Parties

    7. Parent/Teacher Conferences

  10. New Board Business

    1. Board Goal Setting Meeting

    2. 2012 Tentative Tax Levy

    3. School Report Card

    4. Board Christmas Gift

    5. Bond Payment

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Approval Items

  14. Upcoming Action Items

    1. Final 2012 Tax Levy

  15. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  16. Adjournment

October Board Meeting Agenda

October 17, 2012

October 12, 2012

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

October 17, 2012

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval for Closed Session Minutes from October 3, 2012

  6. Approval of Budget Hearing Minutes and the Closed Session and Minutes of Regular Meeting from September 19, 2012

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of September 30, 2012

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Presentation from Rick Phillips – Auditor’s Report – Action Item

  11. Old Board Business

    1. Green & Associates/Building & Grounds

    2. IASB Fall Dinner – October 4, 2012

    3. Fall Fest & Book Fair – October 1, 2012

    4. CHS Ceremony

    5. Grandparents’ Day

    6. Resolution on a 1% County School Facility Tax

  12. New Board Business

    1. Application for Recognition of Schools – Approval

    2. Field Trip Requests – Action Item

    3. Fall Enrollment as of September 30, 2012

    4. Financial Committee & Levy -  Discussion

    5. Cornell Survey and Goals

    6. Non-Certified Job Descriptions

    7. PBIS

    8. SWIS Discipline Data

    9. Compliance Visit by the ROE

    10. Veterans' Day Assembly - November 9, 2012 - 10:30am

    11. Halloween Parade - October 25, 2012 - 1:00pm

    12. Crisis Plan Committee

    13. Teacher Evaluation Tool Committee

    14. Technology Committee

    15. Board Goal Setting Meeting

  13. Closed Session for Personnel Matters

    1.  (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  14. Action as Result of Closed Session

  15. Approval Items

    1. Approve of Application for Recognition of Schools

    2. Approve Auditor’s Annual Financial Report

    3. Approve Field Trips as Presented

    4. Approve the resolution directing the Regional Superintendent to certify to the County Clerk the question of imposing school facility sales taxes in the County at the April 9, 2013 general election

  16. Upcoming Action Items

    1. Tentative 2012 Tax Levy

    2. Illinois School Report Card - Action Item

  17. Open Matters of Discussion - Board Input

  18. Adjournment

Special Board Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

September 28, 2012

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Special Meeting

Learning Center

October 3, 2012

5:30 p.m.

TENTATIVE AGENDA –Special Meeting

  1. Call to Order

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Closed Session to discuss

    1. Personnel (As per the Illinois Open Meetings Act, “the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body  (5 ILCS 120/2 (C) (1)

  5. Action taken after closed session

  6. Other Information

  7. Adjournment

 

 

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Special Meeting

Learning Center

October 3, 2012

6:00 p.m.

TENTATIVE AGENDA –Special Meeting

  1. Call to Order

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Closed Session to discuss

    1. Board Self-Evaluation – Dean Langdon

  5. Action taken after closed session

  6. Other Information

  7. Adjournment

Budget Hearing Agenda

September 19, 2012

September 18, 2012

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Meeting

September 19, 2012

6:30pm – Board Room

BUDGET HEARING

 

  1. Call to Order

  2. Roll Call

  3. Budget Presentation

  4. Public Comments

  5. Adjournment

September Board Meeting Agenda

September 19, 2012

September 18, 2012

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

September 19, 2012

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Board Room

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Special Session Meeting  Minutes of September 5, 2012

  6. Approval of  Closed Session and Minutes of Regular Meeting from July 25, 2012

  7. Approval of Agenda

  8. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2012

  9. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  10. Old Board Business

    1. IASB Information

    2. Green & Associates

    3. Building & Grounds/Transportation

    4. Ag Shop Sale

  11. New Board Business

    1. Teacher Evaluation Committee

    2. K-5 Leadership Committee Meeting & Curriculum Committee Report

    3. Fall Fest – October 1, 2012 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm

    4. ITBS Parent Letter

    5. Handbook Committee

    6. IASB Fall Dinner – October 4, 2012

    7. Athletic Committee

    8. Finance Committee

    9. Copier Bids

    10. Basketball Coach

    11. School Board Packets – September 25, 2012

    12. AYP Report

    13. JH Winter Ball

    14. Non-Certified Salary

    15. IASA Conference

    16. Field Trip Request

  12. Closed Session for Personnel Matters (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  13. Action as Result of Closed Session

  14. Approval Items

  15. Upcoming Action Items

    1. FY12 Audit Information

  16. Open Matters of  Discussion

  17. Adjournment

oard Meeting Agenda

August 2012

August 10, 2012

Cornell Grade School #426

Board of Education Regular Meeting

August 15, 2012

 

  1. Call to Order: 7:00pm – Computer Lab

  2. Roll Call

  3. Welcome Guests and Visitors

  4. Communications

  5. Approval of Minutes from Closed Session and Regular Session Meeting from July 25, 2012

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Financial Report – Fund Balances as of July 31, 2012

  8. Approval of Bills and Requisitions

  9. Old Business

    1. Building walk through

    2. Building Committee/PTC Report

    3. Unit 74 and Stipend Cost for Morning Person

    4. Non-Certified Costs from other districts

    5. Computers - Symantec Update – Backup Exec

    6. Bennett Proposal for Power Supply for Video Surveillance System – Action

    7. Building Progress

  10. New Business

    1. Opening School Information

    2. ROE Occupancy Permit – Action Item

    3. Enrollment Information

    4. IDPH – Miles of Smiles Grant - Informational

    5. New Teacher Boot Camp - Informational

    6. FY13 Updated Tentative Budget and September Hearing – Action Items

    7. Open House – August 27, 2012 at 6:30

    8. New Superintendents’ Meeting – Informational

    9. Give Superintendent permission to accept bids for copiers – Action

    10. Principal Evaluation

    11. IASB – Starting Right Program

    12. Other Items

  11. Closed Session for Personnel Matters (The Board of Education will go into closed session to discuss the “appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of Cornell Grade School (5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1).)

  12. Action as Result of Closed Session

  13. Action Items

  14. Upcoming Action Items

  15. Open Matters of Discussion

  16. Adjournment