Monday, March 18, 2013
Public is invited to speak on TIF agreement during workshop portion of the meeting.
An intergovernmental agreement between Elmhurst District 205 and the City of Elmhurst regarding the city's new North York Road tax increment financing district is slated for School Board approval Tuesday night. The School Board will hold a workshop Tuesday to entertain public comments and discuss the proposed agreement, which lays out how TIF surplus will be distributed to the School District in the future. The highlights of the agreement include the following: School and city officials have been discussing the agreement since last summer. Later in the meeting, the board will be asked to vote on the TIF agreement as presented. In Addition to TIF ... The School Board meeting will begin with something much different: student recognition. The…
Monday, January 21, 2013
Also on the agenda: Purchase of surveillance equipment, donation to the York automotive department and IMEA recognition.
Elmhurst District 205 School Board has a lot on its agenda Tuesday, Jan. 22. The board will first meet in closed session at 6 p.m. to discuss pending litigation, negotiations and approval of closed session minutes. Following the closed session, the board will convene in its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will begin with recognition of middle and high school students who participated in the Illinois Music Educators Association festival in November. The following middle school students performed in the IMEA Junior Festival: York Community High School students were awarded All-State recognition in their particular musical specialty and will perform in the All-State Band, Chorus and Orchestra Festival Jan. 23-26 at the Illinois Music…
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Anna Hovorka says the real concern is the mental well-being of students.
After District 205 Superintendent David Pruneau opened Tuesday's School Board meeting with a rundown of new security procedures districtwide and a moment of silence for those killed in Newtown, Conn., York High School senior Anna Hovorka got up to deliver a sobering message. "Security isn't the matter at hand," she said, during public comment. "The shooter had a mental illness. I think the School District needs to consider the fact that there are many students in our School District who have mental illnesses who are not seen or considered. The matter at hand is that that is who is a danger if anything were to happen." She added she knows of "many people" in her grade, alone, who seem lonesome, shy or depressed and could potentially be at …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Also on tap: student recognition, Title I, 2011-12 student achievement and superintendent's contract.
Among other business, Elmhurst Unit District 205 School Board will meet tonight to give final approval to the 2012-13 budget. School Board members will first meet in closed session at 6:30 p.m. to discuss employment of an employee and probable or imminent litigation. The closed session will be followed by a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. to hear any public comments on the proposed budget. A brief overview of the budget will be presented. Read: Fiscal Year Ends Favorably for District 205, But 2012-13 Presents New Financial Challenges The board will then adjourn to its regular meeting, which will begin with student recognition. On the list to be honored by proclamation are the following students: The board will then open the meeting up for …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The agenda also includes the list of proposed textbooks and ancillary materials for high school and middle school, approval of transportation bids and acceptance of gifts.
Elmhurst Unit District 205 School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the administration building, 162 S. York St. The public meeting will follow a closed session involving employment of an employee, collective negotiations and probable or imminent litigation. The public meeting will begin with comments from citizens. Members of the community are invited to speak for up to three minutes on any topic. The next order of business is a presentation from PMA Financial Network Inc. Information on budget projections, as well as an enrollment and staffing analysis, will be provided to give the School Board a foundation with which to map out the district's financial future. The board will then hear a presentation on the 2013 proposed…
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Donations of Smart Boards and other equipment for three schools also expected to be approved.
Elmhurst Unit District 205 School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the administration building, 162 S. York St. The board will convene in closed session prior to the public meeting to discuss collective negotiations and potential or actual litigation. The public meeting will begin with recognition of York High School National Advanced Placement Scholars. The award is granted to students who achieve a score of at least 4 out of 5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of those exams. Earning the distinction are York graduates Daniel Falkenberg, Erik Nerison, Cheryl Skukas and Andrew Way. The School Board also will recognize the College Board AP Honor Roll students from York. The public will then …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Anyone is welcome to speak for up to three minutes at the start of the meeting.
Elmhurst Unit District 205 Board will hold a workshop meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the district administration building, 162 S. York St. Before the board convenes in open session, it will meet in closed session to discuss the collective bargaining agreement with the Elmhurst teachers union. The open meeting will begin with recognition of National Merit Commended Students and Semifinalists. Faith Bendelow, Margaret Homeier, Tessa Kroll, Ryan McDonough, Margaret Patchett and Hari Sreedhar qualified as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, and Lauralee Johnson, Michael Pettineo, Ruth Picha, Keith Pierzchala, Jacob Ruprecht, Kira Tebbe, Amber Virdi and Chloe Williams have been named National Merit Commended Students. The board…
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Student poster contest winner recognized.
Elmhurst Unit District 205 School Board will hold its regular business meeting July 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the administration building, 162 S. York St. First up on the agenda is recognition of Jefferson fifth-grader Meghan Quinn, who came in third place in the state in the Illinois Bicyclist and Active Transportation Alliance poster contest. Members of the public will then be invited to speak on any topic for up to three minutes per person. The board will then hear an end-of-year recap of the district’s 2010-11 finances. In addition to approval of personnel and financial reports, the consent agenda includes the following items: Finally, the board will announce its upcoming meetings and hear any other reports from board committees.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Agenda also includes a report on revenue projections for 2011-12.
Elmhurst Unit District 205 School Board will meet tonight at the administration building, 162 S. York St. Before open session, the School Board will meet in closed session at 6:15 p.m. to discuss employment of an employee and collective negotiations, and to review and approve closed session minutes. Open session, which begins at 7:30 p.m., will begin with recognition of the York boys track team and girls track team member Michelle Frigo. The board will then receive public comment for up to three minutes per speaker on any topic. Superintendent Lynn Krizic will then present the results of the transportation survey. Parents were asked to weigh in online with regard to their children’s participation in before- and after-school activities, …