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District 158 School Board Agenda 4/17/24

The April 17 meeting of the District 158 School Board begins at 6 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Administration Center, 18300 Greenbay Avenue in Lansing. The meeting can be watched virtually at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82661668466.

Agenda

  1. OPENING ITEMS
    • Note: The Board of Education reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary
    • Recognition of Board Member 2018-2024 Abimael Durán
    • Pledge of Allegiance
    • Roll Call
    • Public Participation
    • Board Correspondence
  2. CONSENT AGENDA
    • Approval of Consent Agenda
    • March 27, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    • March 27, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Closed Session Minutes
    • Resignation of Oak Glen School LRC Director Karrie White effective June 7, 2024
    • Resignation of Memorial Junior High School Paraprofessional Renata Harding effective April 11, 2024
    • Resignation of Coolidge Elementary School 2nd Grade Teacher Megan Bennett effective June 7, 2024
    • Employment of Lisa Robinzine as Executive Assistant for Student Services effective July 1, 2024
    • Intermittent FMLA for Paraprofessional Katie Chamberlain effective March 26, 2024
    • Resolution to direct CSBO to prepare the tentative 2024-2025 Budget
    • Prelist of invoices to be paid
  3. SUPERINTENDENT’S AGENDA
    •  Freedom of Information Act
    • Strategic Long Range Plan
    • Total Solar Eclipse
    • Miscellaneous
  4. NEW BUSINESS
    • Approve awarding the Lester Crawl Primary Center Renovation/Expansion Project Rebid of Package #17 Landscaping to Vital Lawncare and Landscape, Inc. for $66,019.98
    • Approve rescheduling the June 19, 2024 Regular Board Meeting to June 12, 2024
    • Approve the 2024-2025 employee medical and dental insurance projected rates
  5. New Business
    • Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)) and the selection of a person to fill a vacancy in a public office when the public body is given power to appoint under law or ordinance (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(3))
    • Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel and a vacancy on the Board of Education
  6. CLOSING ITEMS
    • Miscellaneous items from Superintendent and School Board
    • Adjournment

Schedule and Open Meetings Act

District 158 meetings are usually scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month.

The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular meeting shall be posted at the principal office of the public body and at the location where the meeting is to be held at least 48 hours in advance of the holding of the meeting.” District 158 posts agendas and board packets in a folder on its website.

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Kinise Jordan
Kinise Jordan
Kinise Jordan brings local experience and a long list of journalism skills to her work with The Lansing Journal. She understands the need for reliable, factual information in equipping people to build community. An Audio News internship with WBEZ honed her interviewing skills and her sense of timing and deadlines. A native of Calumet City, Kinise is familiar with the interplay of local government, local schools, and local businesses.