Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 2/20/2018 - 6:30 PM
Category: ROLL CALL ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of a Resolution Regarding the Springfield Ball Charter School Recharter Agreement
Strategic Plans:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
CHARTER SCHOOL AGREEMENT FY19-23.pdf
Appendices FY19-23 Charter Agreement.pdf
Summary:
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, pursuant to Article 27A of the Illinois School Code, a school district may grant a charter school the charter to operate; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article 27A of the Illinois School Code, a charter may be extended by the District for up to five (5) years; and

WHEREAS, Springfield Ball Charter School serves District 186 and its student populations as a public school which is non-sectarian, non-religious, non-home based, and non-profit (105 ILCS 5/27A-5A); and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education believes that it is in the best interest of District students to extend the charter for Springfield Ball Charter School for a term of five (5) years; and

WHEREAS, recognizing that the School District’s projected revenues from the State of Illinois are uncertain and that pension reform legislation and other legislative initiatives could materially impact the School District’s expenses during the term of the contract the Board of Education may elect to reopen any economic term or condition of this Agreement for negotiation;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of Springfield School District No. 186 hereby approves the renewal of the charter school agreement for Springfield Ball Charter School for a period of five (5) years.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jennifer E. Gill - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Jamie Sisti Moved, Member Judith Johnson seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends adoption of the following resolution:

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article 27A of the Illinois School Code, a school district may grant a charter school the charter to operate; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article 27A of the Illinois School Code, a charter may be extended by the District for up to five (5) years; and

WHEREAS, Springfield Ball Charter School serves District 186 and its student populations as a public school which is non-sectarian, non-religious, non-home based, and non-profit (105 ILCS 5/27A-5A); and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education believes that it is in the best interest of District students to extend the charter for Springfield Ball Charter School for a term of five (5) years; and

WHEREAS, recognizing that the School District’s projected revenues from the State of Illinois are uncertain and that pension reform legislation and other legislative initiatives could materially impact the School District’s expenses during the term of the contract the Board of Education may elect to reopen any economic term or condition of this Agreement for negotiation;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of Springfield School District No. 186 hereby approves the renewal of the charter school agreement for Springfield Ball Charter School for a period of five (5) years.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Judith Johnson     Yes
Jamie Sisti     Yes
Adam Lopez     Yes
Donna Moore     Yes
Anthony Mares     Yes