HINSDALE TOWNSHIP
High School District 86
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August 8, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting
Sterigenics Update
Superintendent Tammy Prentiss provided a brief updated regarding Sterigenics.

Adopt Resolution #20.02 Regarding Sterigenics U.S. LLC, Willowbrook, Illinois
The Board voted to approve Resolution #20.02 Regarding Sterigenics U.S. LLC, Willowbrook, Illinois. Board President Nancy Pollak and Superintendent Tammy Prentiss presented signed copies of Resolution #20.02 to Willowbrook Mayor Frank Trilla, Burr Ridge Mayor Gary Grasso, Darien Mayor Joseph Marchese, and Hinsdale Board of Trustees Member Luke Stiffear.

Good News
Principal Walsh from Hinsdale Central and Principal Pokorny from Hinsdale South shared recent good news from their respective schools.

Consent Agenda
The Board voted to approve the consent agenda as presented. The consent agenda includes personnel, stipends, board bills, and meeting minutes. Click on the link to access the meeting agenda and then scroll down to see Consent Agenda items beginning under number 6.

Approve IASB Policy Manual Customization Agreement
The Board voted to approve an agreement with the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) for Policy Manual Customization in the amount of $7,800.00. This policy manual will be based on IASB’s Policy Reference Manual and will be customized to include the District’s current policy and practices, as appropriate.

Approve ECRA Agreement
The Board voted to approve the Professional Services Agreement with ECRA for the 2019-2020 school year for $36,148.00. Over the past five years, ECRA has assisted with the teacher evaluation process and student growth models.

Board President’s Report
Future Ready Facilities: Special Committee Application Process
Administration presented to the Board the application form for participation in a special committee regarding community engagement with construction.

Creation of a Special Committee Regarding Community Engagement with Construction
The Board directed administration to begin the application process for a special committee regarding community engagement with construction. The objective of this committee is to engage and leverage the expertise of the District 86 community by involving them in the construction process.

Community members interested in participating can apply on the District website: https://d86.hinsdale86.org/Page/1610.

The special committee application form will close Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 4:00 pm.

D86 Staff Survey Responses
The Board discussed the staff survey responses and expressed their appreciation for staff taking the time to respond.

Superintendent’s Report
Superintendent Tammy Prentiss reported that all are excited for first day of school and that this past week the District held a three-day orientation for all new hires. Superintendent Prentiss thanked the Buildings and Grounds staff for their hard work in ensuring instructional spaces are ready for staff and students.

School Safety
Superintendent Tammy Prentiss informed the Board that there will be an agenda item at the August 22, 2019 Regular Action Meeting to apprise the Board on the variety of direct steps the District has taken this summer to further harden its schools and response time efforts in the event that a situation warranted that level of protocol.

Per the adoption of Resolution #20.02, Superintendent Prentiss presented to the Board the updates to the District website regarding Sterigenics: https://d86.hinsdale86.org/sterigenics.

Financial and Treasury Reports June 2019
Per regular cadence, administration provided to the Board the financial and treasury reports for June 2019.

The meeting adjourned at 8:04 pm.
Future Board Meetings
Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 6 pm
Regular Action Meeting
Hinsdale South High School Cafeteria

Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7 pm
E-learning Public Hearing
Hinsdale South High School Cafeteria

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6 pm
Committee of the Whole Meeting
Hinsdale Central High School Cafeteria

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6 pm
Regular Action Meeting
Hinsdale Central High School Cafeteria