• Regular Meeting

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012

    7:00 p.m.

    Location: Millburn Central School • 18550 Millburn Road  • Wadsworth, IL



    I. Call to Order

    II. Roll Call 

    III. Pledge of Allegiance 

    IV. Public Comments - Board Members will take presentations under advisement. No action will be taken at this time. See handout for speaker guidelines

    V. Addition of Non-Action Items

    VI. Action Items

    A.Consent Agenda

    1.Approval of Minutes

    a.Regular Meeting and Executive Sessions of January 18, 2012

    b.Committee of the Whole Meeting and Executive Session of February 6, 2012

    2.Treasurer’s Report and Approval

    3.Bill Approval and Payment Authorization

    4.Activity Accounts for Millburn Central and Millburn West

    5.Personnel Report

    a.Accept Resignation from Janet Stecklein, 1.0 FTE Grade 5 Teacher

    b.Accept Resignation from Andrew Zeien, Counselor with Millburn Afterschool Care Program

    c.Hire Traci Nicholas as Counselor with Millburn Afterschool Care Program

    d.Hire Ariana Tepps as Counselor with Millburn Afterschool Care Program

    e.FMLA for Kelly Schmidgall 1.0 FTE Middle School Teacher

    f.FMLA for Catherine Sprague 1.0 FTE Paraprofessional

    6.Strategic Plan

    B.Bus Lease Bid Award

    C.Resolution providing for the issue of not to exceed $6,250,000 General Obligation Refunding School Bonds, Series 2012, for refunding Purposes

    D.Resolution authorizing and directing the execution of an Escrow Agreement in connection with the issue of General Obligation Refunding School Bonds, Series 2012

    E.Engage Chapman and Cutler LLP as Bond Counsel

    F.Audit Proposal for FY12 by Milburn Cain & Co.

    G.Red Apple Academy Use of Facilities for 2012-13SY

    H.Millburn Before and Afterschool Care Program for 2012-13SY  

    VII. Information/Discussion Items

    A.District Finances                               

    VIII. Future Agenda Items

    A.Financial Discussion

    B.Staffing Levels


    IX. Board Reports            

    X. Superintendent’s Report

    XI. Business Office Report

    XII. Adjourn to Closed Session to discuss matters pertaining to the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel for the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity (5ILCS 120/1 et seq.)

    XIII. Adjournment

    Monday, February 20   No School - President's Day  
    Tuesday, February 21-24   Otis-Lennon Testing - Grades 2 and 5  
    Wednesday, February 22 7:00 p.m. Board of Education Meeting Central
    Thursday, February 23 7:00 p.m. Financial Presentation Central Cafeteria
    Thursday, March 1 3:15 p.m. West Talent Show Rehearsal  
    Friday, March 2   Grade K-5 Report Cards Distributed  
    Monday, March 5   No School - Casimir Pulaski Day  
    Tuesday, March 6-16   ISAT Tests and Make Up Tests  
    Wednesday, March 7   Early Dismissal  
    Wednesday, March 7 1:15-3:30 p.m. Jump Rope for Heart Central
    Wednesday, March 7 7:00 p.m. BOE Committee of the Whole Meeting West
    Friday, March 9   IGSMA Organizational Contest (Symphonic Band)  
    Saturday, March 10 6:00 p.m. Millburn Education Foundation "March Madness" Midlane Golf Resort
    Monday, March 12 7:00 p.m. Millburn Education Foundation Meeting Central
    Wednesday, March 14-15 2:45 p.m. Central Talent Show Tryouts Central Cafeteria
    Thursday, March 15 6:30 p.m. West Talent Show West Cafeteria
    Monday, March 19 7:00 p.m. Board of Education Regular Meeting West
    Tuesday, March 20 7:00 p.m. Spring Choir Concert Central
    Friday, March 23   Grades 6-8 Report Cards Distributed  
    Monday, March 26-30   No School - Spring Break