Board Update 8-9-21
Agenda Item 6.0
Discussion of Water Bottle Filler Stations – 6.01
Due to COVID-19, an initiative to switch water fountains to bottle filler stations is being considered in district buildings. The filler stations are hygienic, hands-free, and will convert current water-providing stations from a mouthpiece to a bottle-filling mechanism.
Of the three quotes received from vendors, Ferguson met all requirements at the lowest price of $47,010.87 for all needed oasis bottle fillers, conversion kits, and bottle filler versa filter kits.
The board will vote on approval of the bid by Ferguson at the board meeting on September 13, 2021.
Agenda Item 8.0
Approval of Revisions to the Board Working Agreement – 8.01
On January 12, 2015, the board approved the original Board Governance Document, establishing the CCSD59 Board of Education’s purpose, roles, standards, agreements, and protocols.
Since its inception, the board has continued to make recommendations for revisions to the Board Governance Document during board discussions. At the July 12, 2021, board meeting, additional refinements were reviewed and discussed.
The board approved the finalized update to the current Board Working Agreement.
Approval of the Intergovernmental Agreement Between the North Cook Intermediate Service Center and CCSD59 – 8.02|
The North Cook Intermediate Service Center (NCISC) provides a regional program serving students from grades 6-12. CCSD59 has made consistent use of the North Cook Young Adult Academy (NCYAA) in past years as an alternate placement site for students.
The board approved the intergovernmental agreement between NCISC and CCSD59 including the intake assessment and case management fee and instructional services cost.
Approval of Library Grant – 8.03
The Illinois Secretary of State’s School District Library Grant Program provides supplementary support for the district’s library media program. These state-level supports provide the district’s Learning Resources Centers with additional resources to help enhance student learning.
The board approved an increase to the FY2021 funding provided to the district through this program in the amount of $779.36.
Adoption of Budget: Fiscal Year 2021-22 – 8.04
The 2021-22 tentative budget for CCSD59 has been on public display since July 1, 2021, at both the district’s administration building and on the district’s website. The process of adoption includes a review of recommended changes to the budget and a public hearing which occurred on August 2, 2021, at the board meeting.
The board approved the final adoption of the budget, which begins on July 1, 2021 and ends on June 30, 2022. Documents regarding the final budget can be viewed via these links:
Highlights of the 2021-22 budget include:
- The budget is balanced, while operating funds are in the positive to a total of $182,909.
- The inclusion of federal funding, known as ESSER funds, which will help the district continue to safely navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Flexibility to continue advancing educational programs with the goal of minimizing the effects of COVID-19 on instruction.