Next Board Meeting:
June 17, 2013 7:00 p.m. Hinsdale South Black and Gold Room
To view the complete June 3rd Agenda with links, please
To view video of the June 3rd Board Meeting, please
As part of the President's Report, the Board discussed the following matters:
(a) continuing the membership of District 86 in the Illinois Association of School Boards;
(b) the process of responding to financial (and other) questions posed by members of the community; (c) the timing of disclosing the agenda and supporting materials to the public; and (d) preparation for the Board's goal-setting meeting scheduled for July 8, 2013.
Facility Committee Makes Recommendations to the Board
The Facility Committee met on May 31st to discuss the re-bidding of Summer
2013 Projects. During the Board Meeting on June 3rd, Chair Ed Corcoran made
to the Board on how to move forward.The timeline indicates work to begin work in mid to late August and continue into fall semester. To view the Facility Committee documents,
Public Hearing on Driver’s Education Fee
The Board will hold a public hearing on June 17, 2013 at 6:45 p.m. to hear comments on the proposed modification of School Code to charge $350.00 for Driver’s Education. The District has had an identical waiver on file with the General Assembly for the past five years. However, it is set to expire in the fall of 2014. According to School Code, if a school district wants to charge more than $250.00 for the class, they must file a waiver with the General Assembly. This additional charge allows the District to recoup some of the cost of the program
FOIA Archive to be Posted on the District Website
The Board has given the go ahead to the IT department to develop a page on the District website dedicated to archiving FOIA requests. This log will contain the name of the requestor, the date, a description of the document(s) requested, along with a link to the response from the District.
Business Manager Jeff Eagan reviewed three renewal contracts with the Board on Monday evening.
First Student – to provide services for regular education, vocational, and co-curricular student transportation. The District entered into an agreement with First Student in 2008. The proposed renewal is a one year extension. To view the agreement, click here.
GCA Services – to provide after-hours cleaning services in District-owned buildings. The District entered into an agreement with GCA Services in 2010. After discussion, the Board is considering extending the renewal one year. To view the agreement, click here.
LADSE Rental of Kindercare Facility – LaGrange Area Department of Special Education currently utilized classrooms at the District 86 owned Kindercare facility in Darien. The District entered into a lease agreement with LADSE in 2007. The Board is considering a one year extension on the lease. To view the agreement,click here.
On Monday evening, the Board of Education approved the following items:
(a)requests for leaves of absence;
(b) a teacher resignation; (c)
the employment of Nicholas Chavarria as a Hinsdale South Social Studies teacher; and (d) non-District 86 coaches for the 2013 - 2014 seasons.
June 17th Regular Action Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Hinsdale South, Black and Gold Room
July 8th, Special Meeting for the purpose of Board Goal Setting, 7:00 p.m., Hinsdale Central, Community Room
July 15th Regular Action Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Hinsdale Central, Community Room