LP Board Update -- October 21, 2020

During its Regular Board Meeting held on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 the Board of Education accomplished the following items.

  1. Approved the minutes of the September 23, 2020 Regular Meeting and October 14, 2020 Special Meeting.
  2. Student Ambassadors Jaidynne Lash, in-person, and Drew Kalsto, remotely, presented to the Board.
  3. Recognized Mrs. Sarabia for her efforts to support LPHS and her colleagues as the District continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  4. Approved monthly LP and ACC financial statements.
  5. Received TIF reimbursements from Village of North Utica ($50,919.85), City of Oglesby ($29,552.49), and Village of Tonica ($32,219.58) for a total of $112,691.92.
  6. Alcorn presented the Finance Committee Report.
  7. Cherpeske presented the Building & Grounds Committee Report.
  8. Wrobleski presented the Superintendent’s Report, sharing information on the new strategic plan marketing materials, Principals Appreciation Week, changes to the School Report Card for the year, and upcoming Parent-Teacher Conferences.
  9. Cushing presented the Principal’s Report, sharing information on preparing for the new learning plan with faculty and staff, recent academic division meetings, conducting the PSAT/SAT for juniors and seniors, and beginning School Improvement Plan team meetings.
  10. Le presented the Athletic Director’s Report, sharing information on recent athletic accomplishment, fall seasons coming to a close, preparing for the winter athletic seasons, extracurricular activities, planning to install signage celebrating past athletic accomplishments in District facilities.
  11. Mentgen presented the Director of the ACC Report, sharing information on the ACC Student of the Month, recognizing Chris Wilke for her effort helping the ACC prepare for their annual audit, the ACC Car Show,
  12. Baker presented the Director of Communication Report, sharing information on recent communication video projects and the new online LP COVID-19 Dashboard.
  13. Approved the Resolution Declaring October 19-24, 2020 Principal Appreciation Week and October 23, 2020 Principal Day
  14. Approved the East Building Occupancy Permit Application
  15. Approved awarding Dance Studio Improvements Contract to Tieman Builders: Base Bid $26,200 and Alternate Bid 1 $7,975 – Total $34,175.00
  16. Approved a $50.00 monthly phone allowance for Mr. Matt Baker
  17. Approved the renewal of Series 2016 General Obligation Surety Bond ($1,840.00)
  18. Approved the Agreement for Services from Preferred Pediatric Home Health Care
  19. Approved the following resignations:
    1. Mr. John Senica, Volunteer Assistant Girls Basketball Coach, effective September 30, 2020
  20. Approved the following appointments:
    1. Mr. John Senica, Volunteer Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, effective for the 2020-2021 school year
  21. Reviewed and retained the Executive/Closed Session minutes of the September 23, 2020 Regular Meeting
  22. Approved the recommended destruction of verbatim audio records from executive sessions held prior to May 1, 2019: April 24, 2019.