The District 233 school board agreed on a 6-1 vote to hire a consultant to help the board develop a new strategic plan. At the June 19 board meeting, members agreed to an $11,900 contract with Robert Mandonia of RJM Consulting Services, Inc., who will help develop a five-year strategic plan. The contract spells out nine tasks that he will undertake for the board. Mandonia offers additional services, such as reviewing the mission statement and facilitating meetings for stakeholders, but they will come with added costs. Mandonia made a presentation on his . . .