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Meeting dates set by U-46 for 2021-22 school year
By Seth Hancock
The Board of Education in School District U-46 has set its meeting schedule for the 2021-2022 school year.
By a 7-0 vote, the board approved of the schedule at its March 8 meeting.
“Generally, we have the regular meetings and then optional meetings. Generally, one optional meeting a month,” said Sue Kerr, the board’s president.
Regular and optional meetings take place on Mondays.
The schedule states: “Board of Education Meetings take place at the Educational Services Center, 355 E. Chicago Street, Elgin, IL 60120, at 5:15 p.m., with Business Session beginning at 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.”
One regular board meeting, May 9, is scheduled as a primarily ceremonial meeting to recognize the top 2 percent of graduating seniors. That meeting has traditionally been held at South Elgin High School.
Regular meetings in 2021 include July 19, Aug. 9 and 23, Sept. 13 and 27, Oct. 4 and 18, Nov. 1 and 15 and Dec. 13. In 2022: Jan. 10 and 24, Feb. 7 and 28, March 7, 14 and 21, April 11 and 25, May 2 and 16 and June 6 and 20.
Optional meetings in 2021 include July 12, Aug. 16, Sept. 20, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Dec. 6, Jan. 31, Feb. 14, April 18 and June 13.
Additionally, the schedule includes three Saturday dates where board members will constitute a quorum under the Open Meetings Act. It includes Saturday, Nov. 20, when the Illinois Association of School Boards’ conference is held, Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 when the board holds a close-session self-evaluation and superintendent’s evaluation and Saturday, May 28, 2022 for the high school graduation.