Quick Notes from the Board Meeting
At the Board of Education meeting held on Thursday, September 11, 2014, the board:
Recognized 23 outstanding employees and the L-W North Science department prior to the board meeting, honoring them for making Lincoln-Way a special place for students. The employees were nominated by their Lincoln-Way peers. This year’s Destination Excellence recipients are: Chuck Welke, Jim Martin, Mary McGivern, Molly DeCarlo, Tom Finnegan, Lynda Adkins, Charlene Stewart, Kim Gerk, Joshua Kreske, Todd Drumheller, Nickolas Metropulos, Margaret (Peg) Bobber, Carollyn Mushro, David Gallagher, Steve Miller, Charles Martin, Mark Tyda, Dan Leonard, Tim Kuntz, Sandra Rogina, Eleanor Warning, Tom Anstett(retired), Mary Hilbert, Maria Wilson, Elizabeth Conroy, Wes Cooley, Camille Gonzalez-Jensen, Elizabeth Hamann, Nicole Karges, Carlie Premo, Lauren Sick, Tim Victor, Kendra Will, Janette Bugajski, Scott McCreary, Mike Murphy, and Matt Nemeth. The Destination Excellence recognition program began in 2002 and has become a special tradition for the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education.
Approved the 2013-2014 audit report. Mr. Ed McCormick and Mr. Chris McCormick of Mulcahy, Pauritsch, Salvador & Co., Ltd, summarized the 2013-2014 audit report, stating that the district is in compliance with the laws and regulations set forth by the state and federal government. No differences of opinion or significant deficiencies were noted The district received a clean opinion.
Adopted the 2014-2015 budget with operating revenues of $82,607,038 and operating expenditures of $82,542,884. The overall budget of $101,145,102, including bond and interest, reflects an increase of 1.4% over last year, but is less than the 2013 CPI of 1.5%.
Approved the 4 student members of the District 210 Advisory Board. Students are: Rose Fialkowski (East), Nathan Chianelli (Central), Anne Allen (North), and Timothy Cucci (West). The District 210 Advisory Committee is an appointed committee whose members conduct research, provide input, and offer suggestions on topics assigned by the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education and Superintendent. The entire Lincoln-Way High School District 210 is equally represented on the committee by the appointment of citizens, students, faculty and administration from across the district.