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Facility Planning Council

The Facility Planning Council will work on the following Strategic Plan objective:

Objective 3.1: Develop a focused and long-term facility improvement plan that ensures safe, modernized, and effective learning environments for all students, and considers the following:

  1. Safety/security;  
  2. Air conditioning;
  3. 6th-8th grade middle schools;
  4. Class size and enrollment projections; and
  5. District facility use.

View the Goal 3 dashboard for more information and progress. View the District 58 Facility Planning webpage for additional resources.

Meeting Presentations and Related Documents:

Community Engagement: 

District 58 invites the public to attend a facility planning community engagement session. The sessions will take place:

Facility Planning Community Engagement Session #1
Tuesday, May 21 from 6-6:45 p.m. at O’Neill Middle School

Facility Planning Community Engagement Session #2
Wednesday, May 22 from 6-6:45 p.m. at Herrick Middle School

Early Facility Planning Council Work:

Council Meetings: 

  • Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 3:45-5 p.m. at Longfellow, Agenda
  • Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 12:30-4 p.m. at Longfellow, Agenda
  • Monday, Nov. 5 from 7-9 p.m. at Longfellow, Agenda
  • Tuesday, Dec. 18 from 3:45-5 p.m. at Longfellow, Agenda
  • Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 3:45-5 p.m. at Longfellow Canceled due to weather
  • Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 3:45-5 p.m. at Longfellow, AgendaMeeting Presentation
  • Monday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at Village Hall – Regular Board of Education Meeting. This meeting will include Facility Planning Council presentation with architect. Presentation
  • Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 3:45-5 p.m. at Longfellow, Agenda
  • Tuesday, Apr 9 from 3:45-5 p.m. at Longfellow, Agenda
  • Tuesday, Apr 23 from 3:45-5 p.m. at Longfellow – joint meeting with Instructional Model Review Council
  • Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at Village Hall – Facility Planning Council will provide Board update
  • Monday, May 20 from 3:45-5 p.m. at Longfellow 
  • Tuesday, May 28 from 3:45-5:15 p.m. at Longfellow, Agenda
  • Monday, June 10 at 7 p.m. -Facility Planning Council will provide Board update
  • Additional meetings will be scheduled.

Facility Planning Council members will also be invited to related staff and community engagement sessions. View a detailed meeting schedule.

Membership:

  • Todd Drafall, Chair and Assistant Superintendent for Business
  • Kevin Barto, Director of Buildings and Grounds
  • Geoff Neustadt, Assistant Director of Buildings and Grounds
  • Angie Rybarczyk, Custodian/DGCMA Representative
  • Jason Suchy, Custodian/DGCMA Representative
  • Diane Glowicki, Secretary/DGESP Representative
  • Katie Hannigan, Manager of Business Services
  • Julie Quinlan, Herrick Middle School Counselor
  • Laura Taylor, Herrick Middle School Spanish Teacher
  • Ellen Reitsma, O’Neill Middle School PE Teacher
  • Kate Nickell, O’Neill Middle School ELA Teacher
  • Kristen Steiner, Belle Aire Teacher
  • Meghan Barclay, Hillcrest Teacher
  • Linda Vanacora, Whittier Teacher
  • Deanna Jacobs, Kingsley Teacher
  • Joan Mommsen, Belle Aire Librarian
  • Sarah David, Art Teacher (Traveling Teacher)
  • Rose Cloud, Music Teacher (Traveling Teacher)
  • Matt Durbala, Middle School Principal
  • Lisa Niforatos, Fairmount Principal
  • Julie Ovalle, PTA Parent Representative
  • Jennifer Diamantos, Parent
  • Emily Hanus, Parent and Board Member
  • Wesley Del Prete, Parent
  • Paula Hunsche, Parent
  • Kevin Murphy, Parent