Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/9/2019 - 6:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda Items
Type: Action
Subject: Approval to Add Serious Safety Hazard Bus Route
Vision 2022:
Financial & Facilities Management
Continue to ensure a balanced budget that builds and maintains a fund balance that meets Board policy.
Policy:
Background: The District evaluated an area for a potential hazard using the Illinois Department of Transportation’s guidelines. A hazard is declared to exist in any single situation in which the sum of points equals or exceeds 12.

The area studied was crossing President St. at College Ave. for Longfellow Elementary School students. This evaluation totaled 12 points. Therefore, this situation qualifies as a serious safety hazard (Finding #200-19-001).
File Attachment:
Hazard 200-19-001.pdf
Summary: Attached to this report is a map and accompanying Illinois Department of Transportation form which identify the Serious Safety Hazard Finding for this location. Students eligible for reimbursable busing under this submittal will be transported on an existing route.
Funding: No additional cost as students will be transported along an existing route.
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board of Education approve this area as a Serious Safety Hazard, and submit to Illinois Department of Transportation for approval.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Lisa Maher - Dir of Business Services
Signed By:
Bill Farley - Assist. Superintendent
Signed By:
Jeff Schuler - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Ginna Ericksen Moved, Member Chris Crabtree seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board of Education approve this area as a Serious Safety Hazard, and submit to Illinois Department of Transportation for approval.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
   
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Jim Mathieson     Yes
Chris Crabtree     Yes
Rob Hanlon     Yes
Ginna Ericksen     Yes
Susan Booton     Yes
Dave Long     Yes