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District 158 School Board Agenda 5/15/24

The May 15 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
    • Oath of Office Administered to Newly Appointed School Board Member
    • Recognition of ABCDE Award Recipient Jose D. Gutierrez
    • Pledge of Allegiance – Memorial Student
    • Roll Call
    • Public Participation
    • Board Correspondence
  2. CONSENT AGENDA
    • Approval of Consent Agenda
    • April 17, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    • April 17, 2024 Regular Board Meeting Closed Session Minutes
    • Resignation of Bryanna Robinzine as Oak Glen Elementary School Paraprofessional effective May 10, 2024
    • Employment of Danielle Ruff as Memorial Junior High School Art Teacher at a salary of $54,803.38 effective at the start of the 2024-2025 school year
    • Employment of Dawn DeYoung as Coolidge School Special Education Teacher at a salary of $56,443.54 effective at the start of the 2024-2025
    • FMLA/Parental Leave for Memorial Junior High School Megan Macak Special Education Teacher effective August 19 through the end of the 2025-2026 school year
    • Prelist of invoices to be paid
  3. SUPERINTENDENT’S AGENDA
    • Freedom of Information Act
    • DEI Cultural Festival
    • Strategic Long Range Plan
    • Miscellaneous
  4. NEW BUSINESS
    • Approve the Strategic Long Range Plan and Portrait of a Graduate as presented
    • Approve the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 fiscal year transportation rates with Kickert School Bus Lines, Inc. as presented
    • Approve the purchase of a Kubota LX3530HSDC tractor from Alta Equipment Co. for $40,290.71
    • Approve the 2024-2025 Audit Contract with John Kasperek, Co. for $28,400.00
    • Ridge Road TIF Extension
    • Approve the amended 2023-2024 school calendar
    • Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)); collective negotiating matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c) (2)); school security (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(8)); student matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(9)); 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))
  5. CLOSING ITEMS
    • Approve the destruction of closed meeting audio recordings made prior to December 21, 2022 in accordance with 5 ILCS 120/2.06(c)
    • Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel
    • 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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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.

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