Board Operations Committee

  • Agenda and Minutes

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    The Board Operations Committee's purpose and function is as follows:

    The Board Operations Committee (formerly Joint Board Finance and Construction and Facility Oversight) reviews the finances of District 300 and was established to oversee new construction and renovation of buildings in District 300 and to monitor the operation and maintenance of facilities.

    The committee will make recommendations to the Board of Education which includes the following:

    • Monitors and reviews annual budget, tax levies, major expenditures, payment of obligations, annual audit, and other aspects of the District's financial operation.

    • Monitors and reviews state standards for financial review to ensure the district is improving its financial status.

    • Monitors and reviews Administrative recommendations for budget reductions and or allocations of surplus funds.

    • Monitors and reviews life safety issues and the district's compliance with these standards. 
    • Oversees technology to ensure the efficiency of operations and advancement 

    • Reviews and approves donations made to the facilities that involve enhancements to the physical facility or grounds.


    Board Representatives:

    Christine Birkett, Chair

    Ex-Officio Members:

    • Dr. David Scarpino, Board President
    • Dr. Susan Harkin, District 300 Superintendent
    • Jennifer Porter, Chief Financial Officer/CSBO
    • Jonathan Mickle, Director of Facilities
    • LEAD Member Representative
    • District Architects & Construction Manager
    • Chuck Bumbales and Becky Gilliam, Community Members 
    • Kathleen Stinson, Recording Secretary

    Board Operations Committee Meeting Schedule

    The Board Operations Committee will begin at 4:30 p.m. Minutes are approved at the next regularly scheduled meeting and available online.

    Below is the Board Operations Committee 2023-2024 Meeting Schedule:                                  

    Monday, July 10, 2023   CANCELED
    Tuesday, August 8, 2023
    Tuesday, September 12, 2023  
    Tuesday, October 10, 2023    
    Monday, November 6, 2023    
    Monday, December 4, 2023
    Tuesday, January 16, 2024  RESCHEDULED  
    Tuesday, February 13, 2024    
    Monday, March 11, 2024    
    Tuesday, April 9, 2024    
    Tuesday, May 14, 2024   
    Tuesday, June 11, 2024

    Join The Board operations Committee

    The Community Unit School District Board of Education members encourage and value public participation in the decision-making process. Community members are welcome to apply to become members of the District 300 Board Operations Committee. The District 300 Board Committees application is available by clicking here. When available, specific application information will be posted here. Thank you for your interest in serving your community.

    Contact Us

    Kathleen Stinson, Executive Assistant
    Recording Secretary for Board Committees

    Community Unit School District 300

    Board of Education
    2550 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL  60102