Audience Communications: None
2021 Bond Update – Design Drawing Presentation: Phil Francis (Assistant Superintendent of District Services) introduced representatives from French Associates. First, they reviewed the remodeling projects that were completed this past summer at Coolidge, Kennedy, Randolph, Cooper, and Emerson. They then reviewed in detail the status of the Design Development drawings for the summer of 2023 projects at Cleveland, Rosedale, Riley, Frost, and Franklin.
Bid Results for Dickinson Abatement (2021 Bond): Phil Francis reviewed the background and bids for Abatement to start the project at Dickinson. A new ECC will be built – the current cafeteria and Gym will be incorporated into the new building. The Board will vote to approve at the 10/17 regular meeting.
RTA Proposal for Roof Design (Sinking Fund): Phil Francis reviewed the proposed contract for roof design and construction administration services. LPS has requested design proposals for roof designs at Kennedy, Webster, and Coolidge. The intent is to replace the roof at Kennedy during the summer of 2023, with Webster and Coolidge being done in future summers. The Board will vote to approve at the 10/17 regular meeting.
Summer 2023 Purchase of LMC Bookshelves (2021 Bond): Phil Francis reviewed the proposed purchase of bookshelves for the LMCs that will be remodeled in the summer of 2023. This is being done now, due to anticipated lead times. The Board will vote to approve at the 10/17 regular meeting.
Benchmark and PA 48 Goals (State Required): Theresa O’Brien (Chief Academic Officer) reviewed each of our schools’ PA 48 goals for the 2022-23 school year.
PLC District Update: Theresa O’Brien provided an update on the district wide professional development on Professional Learning Communities.
Financial Update: Alison Smith (Director of Finance) explained the background and introduced representatives from Plante Moran to review in detail the external audit of the district’s accounting records for the 2021-2022 school year. LPS is receiving an unmodified opinion (the best rating an auditor can give). The Board will vote to approve at the 10/17 regular meeting.
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