Standing Board Committee Meeting

  • Agenda and Minutes

    Click here for Standing Board (Finance and Construction and Facility Oversight)meeting agendas or minutes. 

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

    The Standing Board Committee (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:

    Steve Fiorentino and Joe Stevens, Co-Chairs

    Christine Birkett

    Emmanuel Thomas

    Ex-Officio Members:

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


    Board Standing Committees Meeting Schedule

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

    Meeting Schedule                                  

    Tuesday, August 10, 2021                              

    Tuesday, September 14, 2021                       

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021                            

    Monday, November 1, 2021      MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED                      

    Monday, December 6, 2021                          

    Tuesday, January 11, 2022                            

    Tuesday, February 8, 2022                             

    Monday, March 7, 2022                                

    Tuesday, April 12, 2022                                 

    Tuesday, May 10, 2022                                  

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022 


    Join Board Committees

    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 District 300 Board Committees. The 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

    Gayle Seaton, Executive Assistant
    Recording Secretary for Board Committees

    Community Unit School District 300

    Board of Education
    2550 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL  60102