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June 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER:  ROLL CALL
Description:  Board of Education:
____ President Brandstadt
____ Vice President Singer
____ Secretary McFarland
____ Treasurer Wasserman
____ Member Baker
____ Member Frazee
____ Member Gorton

Central Staff:
Mr. Sharrow, Superintendent
Mr. Cooper, Associate Superintendent: Finance/Facilities/Operations
Mr. Brutyn, Associate Superintendent: Curriculum/Instruction/Assessment
2. CONSENT AGENDA
2.1. Approval of the Meeting Minutes from the June 13, 2016 Regular Meeting.
2.2. The following staff members have announced their resignation effective as of the date indicated:
Description:  <> William Holzschuh, Paraprofessional,Transportation Department, June 16, 2016
<> Jenna Pacek, Office Professional, Human Resources, June 30, 2016
2.3. Administration recommends the renewal of the Adult Ed Cooperative Agreement between the Bullock Creek School District, Coleman Community Schools, Meridian Public Schools and Midland Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year.
2.4. Bids have been accepted and a tabulation is provided for district custodial supplies for the 2016-17 school year.  Administration recommends issuing purchase orders to low bidders:
<>Midland Chemical of Midland, Michigan, for Warsaw pink office hand soap and 9” 2-ply toilet tissue, $12,979.50.
<> Midland Paper of Midland, Michigan, for Affex hard wound towels and gym floor finish,  $21,185.15.
Funding for these items is included in the Facilities and Maintenance budget.
2.5. Bids have been received and a tabulation provided for fluorescent linear lamps for district facilities for the 2016-17 school year.  Administration recommends issuing a purchase order the low bidder, Medler Electric Company of Midland, Michigan, for fluorescent T-8 lamps and fluorescent T-5 lamps, $6,609.60. Funding for these supplies in included in the Facilities and Maintenance budget.
2.6. Approval of the payment of school system's bills for the month of May 2016, as listed in the check registers prepared by Ms. Holderby, in the total amount of $6,577,902 is recommended. The distribution of obligations, by fund, is included in the documentation.
2.7. Legal Invoices for Payment
Description:  Approval is requested to authorize the following legal payments: 
<> Secrest Wardle, $1,095.51, June 8, 2016, Professional Legal Fees
3. BOARD OF EDUCATION MATTERS--PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD
       FOR ACTION
3.1. Administrative Appointments (Sharrow)
3.2. 2015-16 Final Budget Amendment (Cooper)
3.3. Approval of 2016-17 Budget (Sharrow)
3.4. Consideration of Contract Ratification with Midland Federation of Paraprofessionals (Sharrow)
3.5. Salary Letter for Employee Groups for 2016-17 (Sharrow)
3.6. Enhanced Access Computers for High School Students (Sharrow)
Description:  Administration is seeking approval to deliver a purchase order to Presidio Infrastructure Solutions, LLC of Reston, Virginia, for $797,926.20 as part of providing students enhanced access to computers at the high schools from the 2015 Bond. The pricing is for 2770 Dell 3120 Chromebook 11-Touch laptop computers. This price also includes imaging, asset tagging and delivery. The 2770 computers include spare computers for times when student computers are out for service and also to provide machines as new students enter the district. The pricing provided is from the State of Michigan Technology Readiness Infrastructure Grant (TRIG) SPOT (Statewide Purchasing Of Technology) bid and follows Board purchasing policy. This expenditure is included in the Technology Bond budget for series one and has been reviewed by Barton Malow.
4. REQUESTS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD: No hearings have been requested.
5. FINANCE, FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS
Description:  Study Committee Chair: Gerald Wasserman; Staff Resource Person:  Mr. Cooper
5.1. For Information: Gifts totaling $9,267.00
Description:  <> $2,717.00 for band instruments from the Jefferson Music Parents Association
<> $   300.00 for transportation for Young Entrepreneurs Academy from Midland Area Chamber Foundation
<> $4,200.00 for Midland High Robotics Youth STEM Initiative from Midland County Youth Action Center at the Midland Area Community Foundation
From H. H. Dow High School All Sports Boosters

<>  $   850.00 for transportation costs for pom camp
<>  $   600.00 for coaches fees for summer camps and workshops
<>  $   600.00 for pom camp student registration fee assistance
6. HUMAN RESOURCES
Description:  Study Committee Chair: Scott McFarland; Staff Resource Person: Mr. Sharrow
6.1. The Board and Staff extend their sincere sympathies to the family of Ms. Veronica Greason who passed away on June 16, 2016. Ms. Greason was a physical education teacher at Midland High and Northeast Middle School for over 20 years, retiring in 1989.
7. CORRESPONDENCE TO AND FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
7.1. For Information: Letter from the Board of Education to:
Description:  <> Jefferson Parent Advisory Committee
<> Midland Area Community Foundation
<> H. H. Dow High All Sports Boosters
<> Midland High School Athletic Booster Club
<> Plymouth Elementary PTO
<> Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Goeders
<> Midland Kiwanis Foundation
<> National Energy Foundation
<> Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation
8. SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES--FOR INFORMATION
Description:  The following is a listing of scheduled meetings or activities of the Board of Education. All meetings are Regular and Special Meetings of the Board of Education and begin at 7:00 p.m. at the MPS Administration Center (600 East Carpenter, Midland) unless otherwise noted:
<> July 18, 2016
<> August 15, 2016
<> September 19, 2016
<> October 17, 2016
<> November 21, 2016
<> December 19, 2016
9. STUDY DISCUSSION SESSION
Description:  This portion of the agenda is utilized by the Board to introduce topics for future study, to discuss school district related matters, to complete professional association business and to relate items of interest. No action is taken during this time. Occasionally closed sessions are scheduled to discuss confidential personnel, negotiations or property matters.
9.1. Hearing from Board Members
9.2. Announcements from Superintendent Sharrow
10. ADJOURNMENT
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