Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 8/7/2017 - 6:00 PM
Category: CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of the Annual Certification of Adequate Public Transportation for High School Students
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Funding:
Approved in original budget or revised budget
Funds currently available in specified line item
If not currently available in line item, where are funds available
Resolution: The Superintendent recommends adoption of the following resolution:

WHEREAS, The School Code of Illinois releases school districts from the requirement to provide free transportation to students who live one and one-half miles or more from the school to which they are assigned when adequate public transportation is available; and

WHEREAS, certification to the State Board of Education is required;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED to certify to the State Superintendent of Education that adequate public transportation is available for the following school areas:

Lanphier High - that portion of the attendance area east of Veterans Parkway, south of Taintor Rd. / Neil St., and west of Dirksen Parkway.

Springfield High - that portion of the attendance area east of Koke Mill Rd. and south of Old Jacksonville Rd., then east of Veterans Parkway and south of Churchill Rd.

Southeast High - that portion of the attendance area east of 3rd street (GMO railroad corridor), and west of I-55
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Rick Koopman - Director
Signed By:
Joseph Bascio - Business Manager
Signed By:
Jennifer E. Gill - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Donna Moore Moved, Member Michael Zimmers seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends adoption of the following resolution:

WHEREAS, The School Code of Illinois releases school districts from the requirement to provide free transportation to students who live one and one-half miles or more from the school to which they are assigned when adequate public transportation is available; and

WHEREAS, certification to the State Board of Education is required;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED to certify to the State Superintendent of Education that adequate public transportation is available for the following school areas:

Lanphier High - that portion of the attendance area east of Veterans Parkway, south of Taintor Rd. / Neil St., and west of Dirksen Parkway.

Springfield High - that portion of the attendance area east of Koke Mill Rd. and south of Old Jacksonville Rd., then east of Veterans Parkway and south of Churchill Rd.

Southeast High - that portion of the attendance area east of 3rd street (GMO railroad corridor), and west of I-55'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 6 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 6 - 0
   
Judith Johnson     Yes
Adam Lopez     Yes
Michael Zimmers     Yes
Donna Moore     Yes
Charles Flamini     Yes
Anthony Mares     Yes