LP Board Update -- August 2018

During its Regular Board Meeting held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 the Board of Education accomplished the following items.

  1. Approved the minutes of the July 18, 2018 Regular Meeting and the July 26, 2018 and August 1, 2018 Special Meetings.
  2. Recognized the Renaissance student leaders and sponsors who participated in the annual Jostens Renaissance National Conference, where they won multiple awards. Those recognized were Jessica Sanchez, Lydia Argubright, Yogini Patel, Thanh Huynh, Cole Phillips, Paige Bunzell, Matt Klein, Lauren Klein, Jean Ganze, and Andrea Henry.
  3. Marty Ahrends of Heartland Bank presented a Wealth Management Report for the District.
  4. Meier presented the Finance Committee Report.
  5. Wrobleski presented the Superintendent’s Report, sharing information on the tentative budget, a FOIA request, a Renovation update, abatement work in the East Gym basement and related boiler work, and plans to attend an upcoming workshop at IVCC focused on the Illinois ESSA rollout.
  6. Jeanblanc presented the Principal’s Report, sharing notes on fully staffing the district and welcoming new educators, the past week’s registration process, a recent family engagement session to assist families with online registration, and releasing new back-to-school videos.
  7. Wrobleski presented the Athletic & Activities Director’s report, sharing information on the start of the fall season, Meet the Cavs on Friday, and the academic successes of 2018 spring sports programs.
  8. Mentgen presented the ACC/SRAVTE Director’s report, sharing information on the many people who helped to get the ACC ready for the fall semester, forming an advisory committee to weigh in on ACC curriculum and community needs, and current ACC enrollment.
  9. Baker presented the Director of Communication & Fundraising report, sharing information on back-to-school communication activities and working with the Foundation to prepare for the Harlem Wizards on Oct. 19.
  10. Adopted the tentative LPHS budget FY 2019 and placed it on public display
  11. Adopted the tentative ACC budget FY 2019 and placed it on public display
  12. Approved submitting the Occupancy Permit application for the Main Building
  13. Approved the following LPHS Renovation Change Orders:
    • #159 - RFP-087 Bookstore: $20,181.00
    • #160 - Phase 4 Niche 121 Steel Revisions: (Credit: $3,151.00)
    • #161 - PCI-284 - English Wing Laminate Walls: $24,123.00
    • #162 - PCI-289 - BR#14 Water Tie-In at Restrooms: $6,881.00
    • #163 - PCI-291 - RFP-096 - Security Office and Admin Entrance Ceiling Changes: $32,602.00
    • #164 - PCI-292 - RFP-101 Rev1 - 2nd Floor Electrical Panel Refeed: $26,520.00
    • #165 - PCI-294 - RFP-110 - Door Closer Revisions: $20,637.00
    • #166 - PCI-297 - RFP-094 105 Misc BR#17 Casework Revisions: $5,779.00
    • #167 - PCI-298 - Furnish and Install STEM Lab Cord Reels: $4,267.00
    • #168 - PCI-302 - Misc Fire Protection Changes Allowance Elimination: $45,919.00
    • #169 - PCI-304 - Phase 4 Terrazzo Repairs Thru 5-28: $4,982.00
    • #170 - PCI-311 - RFP-113R - 3rd Floor Corridor Soffit: $2,719.00
    • #171 - PCI-312 - RFP-112 Teacher's Lounge Floor Box: $2,476.00
    • #172 - PCI-314 - 2nd Floor Electrical Panel Replacement: $4,607.00
    • #173 - PCI-317 - RFP-094 Countertop Revision: $444.00
    • #174 - BR15A Abatement wage and related cost escalation: $2,910.00
    • #175 - BR15A Removal of plaster ceiling and asbestos pipe insulation: $47,600.20
    • #176 - BR15A Added costs for removal-disposal of asbestos pipe insulation: $20,582.65
    • #177 - BR15A Additional overtime abatement costs: $10,338.00
    • #178 - BR15A Removal of extra floor leveling layer on asbestos mastic: $4,400.00
    • #179 - BR15A Additional floor grinding costs: $17,732.00
    • #180 - BR15A Added costs for removal-disposal of asbestos pipe insulation: $18,221.10
    • #181 - Deduct to clean a drain line in Farm Shop: (Credit: $264.00)
  14. Approved the updated Prevailing Wage, effective August 15, 2018
  15. Approved the Employee Computer Purchase Program
  16. Approved updating Board Policy 3:30 – Organizational Chart
  17. Approved the Blood-Borne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan for 2018-2019 school year
  18. Approved the LPHS Administrator Performance Evaluation Plan 2018-2019
  19. Approved the following District 120 Curricula:
    • Business-CTE-FCS Curriculum FINAL 17-18
    • Fine Arts-World Languages Curriculum FINAL 17-18
    • English Curriculum FINAL 15-16 rev17-18
    • Social Science Curriculum FINAL 15-16 rev17-18
    • HE-PE-DE Curriculum FINAL 16-17 rev17-18
    • Science Curriculum FINAL 16-17 rev17-18
  20. Approved the 2019 Disney Marching Band Trip, April 13-17, 2019
  21. Approved the Hall of Honor 2018 Inductees
  22. Approved the following appointments:
    • Kevin Champlin, Part-time ACC Teacher to Full-time ACC/LP teacher, for the 2018-2019 school year
    • Patrick Goy, Volunteer Assistant Boys and Girls Golf Coach, for the 2018-2019 school year
    • Brian Currier, Assistant Football Coach, for the 2018-2019 school year (replaces Mr. Justin Johnson)
    • Chris Saar, Part-time Fire Science Teaching Assistant, for the 2018-2019 school year (replaces Matt McLaughlin)
    • Miguel Dominguez Carreno, Science Teacher, for the 2018-2019 school year pending approval of his Illinois teaching license (replaces Mr. Phillip Baughman)
  23. Approved the following resignations:
    • Adam Spencer, Co-Sponsor of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) concluding the 2017-2018 school year
  24. Approved accepting with regret the retirement of Mrs. Patricia Vaini (Asst. Head Cook) effective August 6, 2018
  25. Approved a request for LEAD to attend Unified Champion Schools, Youth Activation Committee boot camp in Normal, IL on Friday, August 24th through Saturday, August 25th, with an overnight stay on Friday, August 24th. All expenses are covered through Special Olympics of Illinois, excluding transportation
  26. Reviewed and retained the Executive/Closed Session minutes of the July 18, 2018 Regular Meeting
  27. Approved the following appointments:
    • Michael Lindbergh (custodian – replaces Mr. Thomas Joop), effective Aug. 16, 2018
    • Michelle Angelos (custodian – new hire), effective Aug. 16, 2018

 

The Board recognized members of the LP Renaissance program for participating in the national conference.