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ILLINOIS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT


The Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides public access to government documents and records. Community Consolidated School District 46 is subject to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.

Information on the Illinois Freedom of Information Act may be found in the Guide to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, prepared by the Office of the Attorney General, Lisa Madigan in 2004, and on the Attorney General website.

CCSD 46 FOIA Compliance Officer:
Karen Senase





ILLINOIS FOIA REQUESTS FOR 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR



OCTOBER 2010 FOIA REQUESTS

Date

Requester

Information Requested

10/00/10

O'Connell, Scott
Unknown

  • All legal opinions - labeled "formal", "informal", "memorandum" or some other title - issued by the ISBE since 1963 that mention either the tax levy (Section 17-2.11) and/or the bond proceeds (Section 17-2.11a) of the fire precention and safety statute(s)
  • All legal opinions - labeled "formal", "informal", "memorandum" or some other title - issued by the ISBE since 1963 that address the issue of whether or not a school district can substitute a new "violation" for an existing "violation" that had already been approved by the ISBE and ordered repaired by ROE
  • All legal opinions - labeled "formal", "informal", "memorandum" or some other title - issued by the ISBE since 1963 that address the issue of whether or not all of the code violation repairs need to be "accomplished and paid for in full" before any new projects can be undertaken with the original tax proceeds (levy and/or issue)
  • All legal opinions - labeled "formal", "informal", "memorandum" or some other title - issued by the ISBE since 1963 that address the issue of whether or not the District has the authority to levy and/or issue bonds under either section 17-2.11 or Sections 17-2.11a at an amount equal to the "estimate" for the repair instead of the "actual" contracted amount when the cost to effectuate the repairs is greater than the actual cost contained within a board-approved contract

DECEMBER 2010 FOIA REQUESTS

Date

Requester

Information Requested

12/01/10

Susnjara, Bob
Daily Herald

  • Total amount of money received by D46 from the Federal Education Jobs Fund Program for fiscal year 2011
  • Total amount of the Federal Jobs Stimulus Grant award received by D46 that is earmarked for bonuses or one-time payments to teachers or other certified staff member for the 2010-11 academic year
  • Total amount of the Federal Jobs Stimulus Grant award received by D46 that is earmarked for bonuses or one-time payments to administrators for the 2010-11 academic year
  • Copies of any and all emails or other correspondence announcing bonuses or one-time payments for teachers or other certified staff members sent by D46 officials since the 2010-11 academic year
  • List of individual administrators and any bonuses or one-time payments that are to receive in the 2010-11 academic year from the Federal Jobs Stimulus Grant award received by D46

12/07/10

Grach, Michael
All-Ways Trans Services

  • Most recent data reflecting current list of the transportation vendors, type of vehicles used and their respective charge rates for transportation services for medically fragile and special needs students. Include complete information as it was provided in the original id accepted by your organization

12/16/10

Goorman, Jason
Education Action Group

  • The current collective bargaining contract for educators in the district

12/28/10

Susjnara, Bob
Daily Herald

  • Any and all resumes and applications received during 2010/11 academic year by D46 for an engineering consultant position

JANUARY 2011 FOIA REQUESTS

Date

Requester

Information Requested

01/09/11

Smigielski, Shannon
Hainesville, IL

  • Current contract with vendor providing service for School Reach System
  • Invoice and payment showing the charges and payment for school year ending 2009/10
  • Breakdown of usage
  • Current allotted calls on contract: including all calls from previous contracts unused and rolled into current contract

01/12/11

Lucas, Mary Jane

  • Superintendent's latest contract
  • Last school report card
  • Use of Stimulus Package

01/18/11

Evans, Kip
Grayslake, IL

  • Copies of all payments for dues, memberships, and fees paid for lobbying groups, associations and organizations
  • List of all breakfasts, lunch, dinners, or any reimbursements or payments to/for school board members and district staff to attend
  • Receipts for all school board members and district staff to attend the ISBE Convention in November 2010

FEBRUARY 2011 FOIA REQUESTS

Date

Requester

Information Requested

02/10/11

Smigielski, Shannon
Hainesville, IL

  • Contract agreement with PMA for FY2010, FY2011, FY2012
  • Invoice and payment of contract/services: FY2010, FY2011, FY2012
  • Any and all receipts, payments, agreements, documents for FY2010, FY2011, FY2012 with PMA

MARCH 2011 FOIA REQUESTS

Date

Requester

Information Requested

03/07/11

Smigielski, Shannon
Hainesville, IL

  • Copy of current contract of Superintendent Correll
  • All written documents in D46 policies regarding Superintendent's and Administration's involvement, participation, discussions, endorsements, communications, or any other form of guidelines regarding opinions regarding school board elections and campaigns
  • Superintendent's goals: FY09, FY10, FY11
  • And and all email correspondences from Superintendent Ellen Correl to staff or business office, certified and non-certified staff, community members (including PTO staff) or Board regarding April 5, 2011 school board candidates, school board elections, and campaigns

03/14/11

Jarratt, Lennie
Round Lake Beach, IL

  • List of all meetings from March 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 with any person, organization, company or party that is not a D46 employee
  • Copy of all correspondence to/from all parties listed in item 1
  • Copy of all D46 current and budgeted expenses for all meetings listed in item 1 for the months of February, March, and April
  • Teacher attendenace records from February 1 - March 10, 2011 and the same time period for 2010.

03/14/11

Jarratt, Lennie
Round Lake Beach, IL

  • Time card of Robert Garcia since hired by District
  • Copies of weekly pay summaries for Robert Garcia
  • All D46 custodial work schedules by day and by employee for all custodians in D46

03/15/11

Smigielski, Shannon
Hainesville, IL

  • CCSD 46 Ethics Ordinance in its entirety

03/17/11

Susnjara, Bob
Daily Herald

  • Any and all emails or other written communication among D46 board members regarding a possible resolution on inappropriate actions by board member Carbone
  • Any and all emails or other written communication between Superintendent Correll and D46 Board Members regarding a possible resolution on inappropriate actions by Board Member Michael Carbone from February 1 through March 16, 2011
  • Any and all records showing the number of substitute teachers who worked for D46 on February 17, 18, 22, and 23, 2011
  • Any and all records showing the number of full-time teachers who called in sick or were otherwise excused from work on February 17, 18, 22, and 23, 2011

03/25/11

Jarratt, Lennie
Round Lake Beach, IL

  • Copy of all correspondence to/from District staff and Blue Ribbon relating to the upcoming conference the end of April
  • All district contracts from 2009 to current for paving and blacktop sealing and any work associated with the parking lots of D46
  • Job description and all applications for the position in which Robert Garcia was hired

03/28/11

Susnjara, Bob
Daily Herald

  • Any and all contracts between D46 and Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, Inc. since 2007
  • Any and all contracts or other documents connected to Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence's educator spring regional conference set for D46's Park Campus on April 28-29
  • Any and all expense reports, itemized receipts, credit card bills or other documents for all D46 employees or elected officials who traveled to attend Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence's conference at Disney World in Orlando, FL from Dec 7 to 11, 2011

APRIL 2011 FOIA REQUESTS

Date

Requester

Information Requested

04/08/11

Jarratt, Lennie
Round Lake Beach, IL

  • Copies of all email correspondence to and from the following D46 personnel between Feb 1 and April 7, 2011 including all attachments (private information and personnel matters redacted): Superintendent Correll, Any and all D46 School Board Members, Diane Elfering, Christine Wilson, Lynn Barkley, Lourie Shipley, Joe Nowak
  • Copies of all email correspondence to and from the D46 personnel between Feb 1 and April 7, 2011 to the following. Including all attachments (private information and personnel matters redacted): Douglas Park of North Chicago Dist 187, Catherine Finger of Grayslake HS D127, Jason Janczek of Grayslake HS 127
  • Copies of questions requested by D46 personnel of District 46 Attorney's [sic]
  • Copies of all invoices from District 46 Attorney's [sic]

04/11/11

Dietz, Gerald
Round Lake Beach, IL

  • Copy of the Resolution passed at the BOE meeting on March 16, 2011 relating to item "H" on the pposted agenda labeled as "BOE Reading of Censure Resolution"
  • Copy of any communication (including email) sent by or received by any staff member to or from any board members regarding the resolution detailed in item 1 of this request
  • Any document that contains any information regarding accusations in the resolution detailed in item 1 of this request
  • Any evidence presented to the BOE regarding the resolution detailed in item 1 of this request
  • Copy of the official minutes of the BOE regular meeting of March 16, 2011
  • Copy of the Oath of Office that the Board member who was the subject of the Resolution detailed in item 1 of this request took when he/she began their term on the board
  • Copy of any communication (including email) by and between any member of the BOE regarding the Resolution detailed in item 1 of this request

04/14/11

Jarratt, Lennie
Round Lake Beach, IL

  • Copies of all P-card receipts for school year 2010-2011 for the following: Superintendent Correll, Lynn Barkley, David Tylavsky
  • List of all personnel who have a district P-Card

MAY 2011 FOIA REQUESTS

Date

Requester

Information Requested

05/12/11

Silverman, Steve
Assistant Attorney General

  • All email messages from Superintendent Ellen Correll to staff, school board members or members of the community regarding the April 5, 2011 School Board election, campaign and candidates.
  • Explanation of the School District's receipt and handling of the portion of Ms. Smigielski's March 7, 2011 request which sought email messages.

05/24/11

Herguth, Bob
Daily Herald

  • Any and all documents showing D46 employee P-card expenses from 2010 that have been provided to School Board Members
  • Copies of any and all itemized NA receipts connected to the D46 employee P-card expenses from 2010
  • Documents showing any and all D46 employees who were authorized to use P-cards in 2010

JUNE 2011 FOIA REQUESTS

Date

Requester

Information Requested

06/03/11

Jarratt, Lennie
Round Lake Beach, IL

  • Copies of all email correspondence to and from Diane Elfering on March 16, 2011
  • Copies of all payments to Wharton Paving in the past 5 years
  • Copies of all bids by Wharton Paving in the past 5 years
  • Superintendent Correll's school board evaluations for the past 5 years
  • Copy of both the complaints and findings in the recent ethics complaints utilizing Attorney Richard Mittleman
  • All emails to and from PTO Pres from 2/1/11 to 4/30/11
  • All emails mentioning Lennie between March 30-May 31, 2011
  • All correspondence related to the lawsuit filed by Marchell Norris against D46 Dates: March 20, 2011-April 5, 2011

06/03/11

Eldeib, Duaa
Chicago Tribune

  • Employment contracts and any addendums or amendments to those contracts during the superintendent's tenure
  • Date of hire and original title
  • Any changes of title during employment period (please state the title and date of any change of title)
  • Date of termination/seperation. Please specify te last day the superintendent worked in the district office as well as their final day on the district payroll. Please state if the superintendent is still on the payroll.
  • Any severance or seperation agreement or other legal record outlining termination/separation compensation and benefits, and any addendums or amendments made to those agreements.
  • Superintendent's resignation letter, if applicable.
  • Any paper or electronic documents showing why the superintendent and/or the school board ended the contract.
  • Board minutes relating to the separation/termination or departure of the superintendent.
  • The board's recommendation etter for the superintendent, if applicable.
  • Annual TRS creditable earnings reported to the state over the period of the superintendent's tenure. Please provide informaion for each year. In addition, please provide any non-creditable earnings for each year.
  • All expenditures related to the separation/termination or departure of the superintendent, including but not limited to: Lump sum or monthly severance payments; payment for unused vacation (rate per day and total amount); payment and/or credit for unused sick time reported to TRS (number of days); health insurance premiums, including COBRA; and life insurance premiums. Please specify the date, type and amount of each payment made and the date, type and amount of any payments that will be made in the future.
  • Any payments made to the district by superintendent in connection with his or her departure

06/16/11

Craig, Megan
Chicago Tribune

  • A complete copy of the Mittleman Report and findings about Superintendent Ellen Correll, as voted on during the June 15, 2011 school board meeting.

06/20/11

Susnjara, Bob
Daily Herald

  • Any and all documents detailing revenue sources from January 2008 to date for a student activity fund known as the Common Fund
  • Any and all documents - including but not limited to itemized receipts and district expense reports - showing all expenditures from January 2008 to date for the student activity fund known as the Common Fund

06/28/11

Craig, Megan
Chicago Tribune

  • Registration fee by grade or grade span, beginning with kindergarten
  • Textbook/materials fee, if not included in registration
  • Any course or lab fees about and beyond normal registration or textbook fee.
  • Bus transportation fees
  • Activity fees for sports and clubs (please list each activity/sport, followed by fee.)
  • Yearbook fee
  • Technology fee
  • Any other REQUIRED fees for students in any or all grades



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