REGULAR SESSION SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Monday, June 23, 2003
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President Donald Litchfield called the regular meeting of the Board of Education of Bloomingdale Elementary District 13 to order on Monday, June 23, 2003 in the district office at 7:35 p.m.

Roll Call
Present: Mrs. Patricia Bach, Mrs. Mary Ellen Johnson, Mr. Terence McKeown, Mrs. Linda Wojcicki, Dr. Donald Litchfield

Absent: Ms. Tamara Peterson, Mrs. Ruth Ann Olson-Lewyckyj

Others Present: Dr. Janice Caruso, Dr. Kim Perkins, Mrs. Kathy Ogden

Consent Agenda
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Johnson to approve the items shown in the Consent Agenda to include the minutes from the 6-9-03 meeting, Approval of Bills in the Education Fund for $504,717.54, the Operations and Maintenance Fund for $53,996.58, the Transportation Fund for $94,620.27, Payroll (5-25-03) for $353,878.46 and (6-10-03) for $376,926.31 as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-1; the Fund Balance Report as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-2; the Revenue Report as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-3; the Expenditure Report as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-4; the Activity Report as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-5; Resignations of Heather Hedmark, resource teacher at Westfield effective 8-1-03, Susan Markwald, an inclusion aide at Erickson effective 6-10-03; End of Year Resolutions – Transfer of Interest R#12 as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-6, Petty Cash R#13 as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-7, Prevailing Wages R#14 as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-8 and Establishing Depository of School Funds R#15 as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-9.

Roll Call Vote

Ayes: Wojcicki, Johnson, Bach, McKeown, Litchfield
Nays: None
Motion Carried: 5– 0

Staff Development
Dr. Caruso gave the Board an update on Staff Development plans for teachers and staff for the next school year. Next year’s theme is Moving Forward – Looking Back. The principals will hold individual building faculty meetings on the first institute day – August 25. A welcoming breakfast for all staff is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on August 26 at the Bloomingdale Golf Club, with Mark Mayfield as the keynote speaker.

The focus for 2003-2004 will be on Social Studies. Dr. Roger LaRaus will be the Social Studies presenter for two sessions on August 26. In the afternoon of August 27, Dr. Caruso will address the staff on the “State of the Union.”

Board Reports and Requests

Early Enrollment

Case #1 (F.D. 6/23/03-10)
A motion was made by Mrs. Johnson and seconded by Mrs. Wojcicki to approve the request for early enrollment from Case #1 as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-10. Voice Vote: all ayes

Case #2 (F. D. 6/23/03-11)
A motion was made by Mr. McKeown and seconded by Mrs. Bach to approve the request for early enrollment from Case #2 as shown in F.D. 6/23/03-11. Voice Vote: all ayes

Meeting Schedule (F.D. 6/23/03-12)
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Johnson to approve the six-month board meeting schedule for the remainder of 2003, as recommended by Dr. Gordon and shown in F.D. 6/23/03-12. Voice Vote: all ayes

FY2004 Budget Funds – Education & Retirement
The Board discussed the proposed 2003-2004 budget for the Education and Retirement Funds. The final adoption is scheduled for the August 25 meeting.

Board Dinner
The board retirement dinner for Dr. Gordon will be July 15. Dr. Caruso will make the arrangements.

Adjournment
A motion was made by Mrs. Wojcicki and seconded by Mrs. Bach to adjourn the meeting. Voice Vote: all ayes

The meeting was adjourned at 8:07 p.m.

Donald Litchfield, President
Linda Wojcicki, Secretary