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February 14, 2022 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1) Call to Order
2) Pledge of Allegiance
3) Roll Call
4) Approval of Minutes
Description:  The minutes of the January 10, 2022 Regular School Board Meeting, the January 10,2022 Board of Finance Meeting and the January 24, 2022 Work Session are presented for approval.
5) Staff and Student Recognition
6) Public Participation
7) Recommendations
7)A) JHS Field Trip Request 
Presenter:  Les Huddle
Description:  JHS, FACS, Muncie, IN, March 6-8, 2022, culinary students will be utilizing and testing their skills as they compete against other high school students from around the state of Indiana. FCCLA students will be presenting about community service projects completed within our community. 
7)B) JHS Summer School 
Presenter:  Les Huddle
7)C) Lafayette School Corporation Distinguished Educator Award 
Presenter:  Les Huddle
7)D) 2022-2023 Oakland Elementary Calendar 
Presenter:  Les Huddle
7)E) Lafayette Parks Facilities Use Agreement 
Presenter:  Les Huddle
7)F) Board Members Districts 
Presenter:  Les Huddle
7)G) Rainy Day Fund Cash Transfer 
Presenter:  Eric Rody
Description:  The enclosed resolution authorizes the Treasurer to transfer the amount of $250,000 cash from the 2022 Operations Fund to the Rainy Day Fund. Administration recommends approval of this resolution. 
7)H) Disposition of Outstanding Checks 
Presenter:  Eric Rody
Description:  It is a requirement under the Indiana Code that public school corporations dispose of any outstanding checks more than two years old as of the previous year end. The attached document shows a list of outstanding checks meeting this criteria. The Business Office requests approval to dispose of these checks. Should a company or person wish to be paid for the amount of the original check, the claimant may come forward and present a claim to the Board for approval at a future meeting. Administration recommends approval of the check disposition per statute. 
7)I) JHS Cafeteria RFP Adward 
Presenter:  Eric Rody
Description:  At a previous work session, it was explained that a somewhat large remodeling of the JHS cafeteria and kitchen server was planned for Summer 2022.   The Business Office has completed an RFP process with the help of Chartwells for the purchase of new kitchen server equipment, new cafeteria furniture and appropriate décor.   Enclosed is a bid tabulation for the supplying of and installing of this equipment.  We are recommending award approval to C&T Design in the amount of $1,426,498.83.  Their bid was the lowest responsive and responsible quote in conjunction with Stafford-Smith.  Both companies have done a lot of business with LSC and we are comfortable with this award.   This expenditure will be made from the Food Service fund.   We have further worked with the DOE Division of School & Food Nutrition for proper approvals along the way.   Administrations recommends approval of these purchases.  
 
7)J) Erate Category 2 Bid Award 
Presenter:  Eric Rody
Description:  The Tech department and business office have worked together to bid for Erate category 2 infrastructure upgrades.   This equipment includes things such as switches and hubs throughout the district.   Erate will pay for 80% of the replacement project and LSC will pay 20%.   Enclosed is a bid tabulation showing the lowest responsive and responsible bidder being Logicalis in the amount of $196,905.21 as the 20% amount.   Administration recommends approval of this bid to Logicalis pending Erate funding approval.     
 
7)K) Pay Resolution 2022 
Presenter:  Eric Rody
Description:  The enclosed resolution is recommended by Administration and used for documentation regarding the pay efforts of LSC during the recent snow storm.   The resolution explains basically that all employees would be paid through the storm since there was a local emergency in effect and the Superintendent declared the closing of all buildings.   Administration recommends approval. 
 
8) Employee Recommendations
Presenter:  Dr. John Layton
Description:  Presenter:  Dr. John Layton
The Administration recommends approval of the following employee requests:
    
Resignation
 Jessica Mattes, Teacher, Glen Acres, effective August 1, 2022
 Ariel Phillips, Recess Supervisor, Glen Acres, effective January 4, 2022
 Eleanor Robyne, ESSR Classroom Aide, Earhart, effective January 19, 2022
 Hannah Roth, 3rd Grade Teacher, Glen Acres, effective August 1, 2022
 Jillian Schroeder, Teacher, Glen Acres, effective August 1, 2022
 Michaela Shively, 2nd Grade Teacher, Glen Acres, effective August 1, 2022
 Tiffnei Tague, Kindergarten Teacher, Vinton, effective August 1, 2022
 Samantha Winter, Aide, Glen Acres, effective February 8, 2022
 
Termination 
 Doneshia Brock, Paraprofessional, Sunnyside, effective February 1, 2022
 
Retirement
 Peggy Fields, Accounts Payable Clerk, Hiatt, effective September 16, 2022
 Patricia Garrison, Paraprofessional, OES, effective May 31, 2022 
 
Leave 
 
Employment 
 Serena Brogan, Bus Attendant (new)
 Lorita Clemmons, Paraprofessional (new) 
 Lorita Clemmons, Recess Supervisor (replacement) 
 Aleisha Gillespie, Part Time Nurse (replacement) 
 Margo Jonker, Bus Driver (new) 
 Jean Lesley, Luch/Recess Supervisor (Replacement)
 Kelli Metzger, ELL Specialist (new) 
 Jessica Peterson, 8th Grade Social Studies (replacement) 
 Vanessa Rojas, Assistant to Curriculum Directors (replacement) 
 Selina Salazar, Behavior Facilitator (new) 
 RoseAnn Shirar, 1:1 Aide (replacement) 
 Crystal Smith, Bus Driver (new) 
 Melissa Watson, Aide (new) 

Additional Employee Resignations After the Original Agenda was Prepared 
Tobias Bushong, Security, JHS, effective November 30, 2021
 Shaunna Cari, RTI Assistant, Miller, effective February 11, 2022
 Michael David, Security, JHS, effective August 1, 2021
Cynthia Johnson, Essential Skills, TJHS, effective August 1, 2022
 Sam LeClere, Custodial, JHS, effective February 11, 2022
 Adam Ransom, Security, JHS, effective August 1, 2021 
 Kaitlyn Rempe, Lunch/Recess Supervisor/Bus Attendant, Miller, effective January 12, 2022
 Chris Silva, Security, JHS, effective December 1, 2021
 Matthew D. Smith, Math, TJHS, effective June 30, 2022
 Scott Swick, Security, JHS, effective September 1, 2021 
 Alex White, Security, JHS, effective August 1, 2021 

Additional Employee Recommendations After the Original Agenda was Prepared 
 Melissa Crumpton, Secretary (replacement) 
 Lori James, RTI/Dyslexia Specialist (replacement) 
 Trista Madsen, GLASS Behavior Specialist (replacement) 
 Celeste Stingley, Custodial (new) 
Jackeline Zique-Ramirez, Title I Assistant (replacement) 
 
9) Acceptance of Gifts
Presenter:  Eric Rody
Description: 

The Administration recommends the acceptance of the following gifts for the month of  January: 
F.2050- fund received $4.56 in dividend payment from Huntington Bank. 

F. 1705- Miller Elementary School received a donation in the amount of $9,200.00 from the Thomas Miller Trust through the Public Schools Foundation. 

F.1750- GLASS Donation Fund received $711.38 from Lifetouch Studios. 

Jefferson HS Extra-Curricular accounts received monetary donations totaling $3,120.00 in the month of January. A complete list of all donations is included with a summary below. 
It's My Closet- $3,100
RTV-Broncho Broadcasters- $20.00 

10) Treasurer
10)A) Financial Reports
10)B) Approve Claims and Ratify Payrolls
Description:  Presenter:  Eric Rody

The Administration recommends approval of the vendor claims and ratification of payrolls.
11) Board Reports
12) Information Only
13) Adjournment

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