New Trier Township High School District 203 Board of Education Meeting—October 16, 2017
Present: Board President Greg Robitaille, Board Vice President Lori Goldstein, Board Members: Cathleen Albrecht, Keith Dronen, Marc Glucksman, Patrick O’Donoghue. Administrators: Superintendent Paul Sally; Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations Christopher Johnson; Secretary Superintendent Lou Anne Kelly; Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Peter Tragos; Principal (Winnetka) Denise Dubravec; Principal (Northfield) Paul Waechtler. Absent: Board Member Carol Ducommun; Administrator Timothy Hayes (Assistant Superintendent for Student Services).
Significant Topics Discussed:
The Summer 2018 Project Update –Financing—and Votes on Resolutions Declaring Intent to Issue Bonds and Setting Date for Pubic Hearing on Bond Issuance. The Board discussed and voted on the resolution declaring its intention to issue $7,000,000 in working cash fund bonds for the Summer 2018 project and setting the date for a public hearing for November 20, 2017, on the issuance of these bonds. Note: this vote is a necessary first step for issuing bonds, but it does not obligate the Board with respect to the bond issuance or project. For background, the Summer 2018 Project is proposed to include:
Issues Referred to Other Committees or Organizations: None.
Other Items of Interest:
Voted on: Acceptance of Audit Report; Resolutions declaring intention to issue $7,000,000 in working cash fund bonds related to the Summer 2018 Project and Setting the Public Hearing on this bond issuance for the November 20, 2017, regularly scheduled Board meeting; Approval of 2017 Preliminary Tax Levy of $102,077,295 for operating funds and $9,379,129 for bond and interest and setting of public hearing on this tax levy at the November 20, 2017, regularly scheduled Board meeting; Consent agenda. All votes unanimous among those present, with Ducommun absent.
Next meeting: November 20, 2017
Observer: Siobhan Hill Meeting Length: 2 hours 11 minutes.