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May 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting - Live Streaming

1. Call Regular Meeting to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Recognitions
3.A. Comstock Celebrations
4. Presentations
4.A. Summary and Recommendations Regarding the 2016-2020 CPS Strategic Plan
Presenter:  Superintendent Thoenes
Description:  Superintendent Thoenes will provide a summary and recommendations relating to the district's strategic plan.
5. Changes to Agenda
6. Approval of Agenda - (Action - Roll Call)
7. Call to the Audience
8. Consent Agenda (Action - Roll Call)
8.A. Approval of Minutes of the April 27, 2020, Regular (Virtual) Meeting
9. Communications
9.A. Superintendent's Update
9.B. Board Member Comments
10. Regular Agenda ~ Discussion and/or Action Items
10.A. Approval to Submit MCACA Grant - (Action - Voice Vote)
Presenter:  Superintendent Thoenes
Description:  Mr. Shawn McMeekan, Comstock Elementary School instructional coach, would like to apply again for an Arts in Education grant through the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) to fund our Leading Education through the Arts and Discovery (LEAD) program. The Board supported the submission of the grant last year and Comstock was awarded $15,000 to implement this program during the 2019-2020 school year.
10.B. Approval to Change District  Auditors - (Action - Roll Call)
Presenter:  Superintendent Thoenes
Description:  Finance Director Michelle Darnell recommends the Board approve Plante Moran as the district's new auditing firm.   The recommendation has been reviewed and discussed with the Finance Committee.
10.C. Resolution in Support of the KRESA 2020-2021 Budget -  (Informational)
Presenter:  Ms. Michelle Darnell, Director of Finance
Description:  This resolution is brought to the local districts annually and asked to express support or disapproval for the KRESA General Fund budget.  The board will be asked to take action at the May 26, 2020 regular meeting.
Attachments: (1)
10.D. Renewal of Chartwell Food Service Contract -  (Informational)
Presenter:  Ms. Michelle Darnell, Director of Finance
Description:  Our food service contract is required to be bid out every 5 years.  It was bid  out last year, and Chartwells won the bid.  We are then allowed to renew our contract for four more years (equaling 5 total years).  20-21 is the first year of renewal.  This is a standard, annual approval required of the Board.  Our contract prices with Chartwells will increase slightly to coincide with the Consumer Price Index, but not more than an amount allowed by our original contract.
Attachments: (2)
10.E. Approve Comstock Elementary Technology Remodel and Comstock Middle School Gym Technology Bid -  (Action - Roll Call)
Presenter:  Mr. Mark Peeters, Director of Technology
Description:  It is recommended the Board award bids for CMS and CES projects: Structured Cabling, Surveillance Camera, Paging, Clock, and Audio-Visual Contractors.
10.F. Board Training on Conducting Superintendent Evaluation
Presenter:  Dr. Rod Green, MASB Consultant
Description:  Dr. Rod Green will be facilitating the MASB superintendent evaluation tool and the process to be used.
11. Adjournment
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