LP Board Update -- January 20, 2021

During its Regular Board Meeting held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 the Board of Education accomplished the following items.

  1. Approved the minutes of the December 16, 2020 Regular Meeting and the January 11, 2021 Special Meeting.
  2. Student Ambassador Katelyn Lamps remotely presented to the Board.
  3. Approved monthly LP and ACC bill and financial statements.
  4. Received TIF reimbursements from City of LaSalle (Intergovernmental TIF) for $6,253.77
  5. Alcorn presented the Policy Committee Report.
  6. Alcorn presented the Finance Committee Report.
  7. Wrobleski presented the Buildings & Grounds Committee Report.
  8. Wrobleski presented the Superintendent’s Report, sharing information on the plans for the upcoming first wave of COVID-19 vaccinations at LPHS for our faculty/staff as well as that of our local sender and parochial schools.
  9. Cushing presented the Principal’s Report, sharing information on returning to in-person learning, efforts to support struggling students, the virtual 8th Grade Open House, and preparing for next fall’s class schedules.
  10. Le presented the Athletic Director’s Report, sharing information on the latest IHSA updates, recent and upcoming club activities, and the status of the Hall of Honor for this year.
  11. Mentgen presented the Director of the ACC Report, sharing information on the ACC Student of the Month, recognizing Mrs. Barb Rutkowski, and preparing for next fall’s estimated enrollment.
  12. Baker presented the Director of Communication Report, sharing information on recent communication multimedia projects, a visit from the NUTmobile, and LP Foundation activities.
  13. Authorized the superintendent to prepare the FY 2022 District budget
  14. Approved the 2021-2022 Program of Study updates
  15. Approved reimburse 2020-2021 student parking fees
  16. Approved the Organ Restoration Letter of Agreement Phase I ($24,000 – paid from private donations)
  17. Approved the recommended 2021-2022 LPHS District Calendar
  18. Approved the 2020 Annual Disclosure Report
  19. Approved the following appointments:
    1. Mr. Wesley Kostellic, Volunteer Assistant Football Coach, for the 2020-2021 school year
    2. Mr. Leo Trujillo, Volunteer Assistant Girls Soccer Coach, for the 2020-2021 school year
  20. Reviewed and retained executive/closed session minutes of December 16, 2020 Regular meeting
  21. Authorized destruction of verbatim audio records from executive sessions held prior to August 1, 2019 per the Illinois Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120 (July 1, 2019 Special Meeting and July 17, 2019 Regular Meeting).