LSC ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING – 20170712

Merrimac Park 6343 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60634
Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Attendees: Amy E., Monica D., George M., Tammy W., Mr. Robles, Ms. Alper, Debbie D., Efren T., Jason Q.

  • Call Meeting to Order
    • Called to Order at 5:35pm
  • Roll Call / Establish Quorum
  • Selection of Temporary Chairperson
    • Monica Dunleavy-Gerster resided as temporary Chair
  • Selection of Temporary Secretary
    • Tammy Woods volunteered to be the temporary secretary
  • Approval of Agenda
    • Motion to approve the Agenda Motioned: Tammy W. , Seconded: Monica D.
    • Vote: passed w/unanimous consent
  • Nominations and Selection of Chairperson
    • Motion to nominate Monica D. as permanent Chairperson Motioned: Amy E. , Seconded: Tammy W.
    • No other nominations were made for this role
    • Vote: passed w/unanimous consent
  • Nominations and Selection of the Secretary
    • Decision to table until 1st LSC meeting on September 12th
  • Nominations and Selection of the Vice-Chair
    • Motion to nominate Tammy W. as Vice-Chair Motioned: Monica D. , Seconded: Debbie D.
    • No other nominations were made for this role
    • Vote: passed w/unanimous consent
  • Nominations and Selection of FOIA/OMA Officer
    • Decision to table until 1st LSC meeting on September 12th
  • Set Regular Meetings Schedule for School Year
    • Meetings to be held the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm
    • 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, no mtg in January, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, 6/12
  • Adopt / Re-adopt Bylaws or Establish Bylaws Committee (Optional)
    • Decision to table until 1st LSC meeting on September 12th
  • Announcement of First Regular Meeting
    • First LSC meeting will be held on September 12th at 5:30pm
  • Public Participation
    • PEC Committee Chairperson – Tammy Woods volunteered
      • Motion to nominate Tammy W. as PEC Chair Motioned: Debbie D. , Seconded: Jason Q.
      • No other nominations were made for this role
      • Vote: passed w/unanimous consent
    • Amy Ellison asked about when we could expect to see the budget for the school year
    • Mr Toledo explained that he is expecting the budget at the earliest next week (7/17-7/21) and we should expect a notice for a special meeting coming soon.
    • Discussion regarding how to fill the current vacant Parent position
    • An announcement will be made the 1st of August to Thorp parents
    • Add the vote to the agenda for the first LSC meeting on 9/12
    • Be prepared to take a vote at the meeting so we begin the year off with all seats filled
    • Discussion of additional Committees to confirm Chairs
      • CIWP – tabled until the 1st LSC meeting on 9/12
      • Communication Committee
      • Wellness Committee (suggested by Amy Ellison)
    • Jason brought up a Farm to School Program that he has investigated slightly as well as a Field Trip Grant
  • Adjournment
    • Meeting Adjourned at 6:26