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June 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER: ROLL CALL
Description:  Board of Education:
__President Singer; __Vice President McFarland; __Secretary Baker; __Treasurer Fredell;
__Member Blasy; __Member Lauderbach; __Member Rausch
Central Staff:
Superintendent Sharrow
Associate Superintendents Brutyn, Cooper, Miller-Nelson
2. CONSENT AGENDA
2.1. Approval of the Minutes from the June 10, 2019 Regular Meeting.
2.2. The following staff members have announced their resignation effective as of these date:
Description:  <> Tyler Hubbard, Teacher, Jefferson Middle School, June 10, 2019
<> Meilani Loker, Paraprofessional, Pre-Primary Center, June 7, 2019
<> Daniel Moeggenberg, Paraprofessional, Transportation, June 7, 2019
2.3. Approval of the payment of the school system's bills for the month of May 2019, as listed in the check registers, prepared by Ms. Holderby, in the total amount of $7,862,623 is recommended. The distribution of obligations by fund is included in the documentation.
2.4. Textbooks were presented for the 28-day period of examination on May 20, 2019.  The administration recommends approval of these books.  If approved, these purchases are contingent on the available funding as approved in the 2019-20 budget.
Description:  This book is the first one of a series that we will be purchasing.  It will be used for Math 6 and Extended Math 6:
<>Title:  Big Ideas Math: Modeling Real Life – Grade 6, Author: Ron Larson & Laurie Boswell, Publisher: Big Ideas Learning, Copyright 2019 
These books will be used for IB Environmental Science SL:
<>Title: IB Environmental Systems and Societies - Print and Online Pack, Author: Jill Rutherford, Gillian Williams, Publisher: Oxford, Copyright 2015 
<>Title:  IB Environmental Systems and Societies – Online Course Book, Author: Jill Rutherford, Gillian Williams, Publisher: Oxford, Copyright 2015
2.5. Approval is requested to authorize legal payment to Lusk Albertson PLC for $657.37, June 7, 2019, Professional Legal Fees
3. BOARD OF EDUCATION MATTERS--PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD
3.1. For Action: 2018-19 Final Budget Amendment (Cooper)
3.2. For Action: Approval of 2019-20 General Operating Budget (Sharrow)
3.3. For Action: 6th Grade Chromebook Purchase (Cooper)
Description:  Administration is seeking approval to deliver a purchase order to Presidio, Inc. of Wixom, MI for $149,400.00 to provide Chromebooks for the incoming 6th-grade classes at both Middle Schools. The pricing is for 600 Dell 3100 Chromebook 11-Touch convertible computers with management licenses at a cost of $249 per Chromebook. These 600 computers replace the HP 11 G1 Windows laptops that were purchased in 2015. This will allow us to concentrate the best of the HP 11 G1  laptops in the 8th-grade and provide the 6th-grade students with Android app-capable devices that will better support Project Lead the Way. The pricing provided is from the State of Michigan SPOT (Statewide Purchasing Online Tool) bid and follows Board purchasing policy. This expenditure is from the general fund and is included in the 2019-2020 budget.
4. REQUESTS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD: 
Description:  No hearings have been requested
5. CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT
Description:  Study Committee Chair:  Ms. Baker; Staff Resource Person: Ms. Penny Miller-Nelson
5.1. For Information: District and School Improvement Plans
Description:        In compliance with Public Act 335, the District School Improvement Committee reviewed and gave feedback on each of the Building School Improvement Plans and the District Improvement Plan.  These plans describe the strategies that each building will implement to move toward 100% student proficiency.
      The law requires the Board to approve the District Plan and each of the Building Plans.  These plans will be brought to the Board for action at the July meeting.   
6. FINANCE, FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS
Description:  Study Committee Chair: Ms. Fredell; Staff Resource Person: Mr. Cooper
6.1. For Action: Gift totaling $10,745.00
Description:  <> $5,000.00 for band program support from H. H. Dow High Music Boosters
<> $5,745.00 for hockey uniforms from Midland High School Athletic Booster Club
6.2. For Information: Gifts totaling $26,947.64
Description:  <> $ 3,200.00 for Jefferson's TechnoHuskies from Lowe's Toolbox for Education
<> $ 1,000.00 for Northeast Robotics Team 9931 from David/Sarah Hocking
<> $ 1,033.50 for 8th Grade Movie from Northeast Viking Parent Association
<> $      66.03 for Woodcrest field trip assistance from Emily/Donald LeBlanc
<> $    250.00 for DHS Special Olympics Run from Midland Kiwanis Foundation
<> $ 1,708.00 for laminator from Jefferson Parent Advisory Committee
<> $ 2,500.00 for Mansanto Classroom/Wheels to Central Park from Mark/Katie Garrett
From Midland High Athletic Booster Club:
<> $ 2,421.00 for wrestling uniforms
<> $ 2,514.75 for girls' soccer uniforms
<> $ 2,940.00 for girls' cross country jerseys
<> $    755.10 for girls' cross country shorts
<> $ 4,794.26 for boys' track uniforms
<> $ 3,000.00 for HUDL subscription
<> $   765.00 for girls' tennis indoor training time
6.3. For Information: Gift of Item
Description:  A wheelchair was donated to Northeast Middle School by the Trudell Family
7. HUMAN RESOURCES
Description:  Study Committee Chair: Mr. McFarland; Staff Resource Person: Mr. Brutyn
7.1. The Board and Staff send their deepest sympathy to the family of Paul Sanderson who passed away on June 6, 2019. Mr. Sanderson was an Office Technical Professional at the Science Resources Center for 15 years, retiring in 2013.
8. CORRESPONDENCE TO AND FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
8.1. For Information: Letters from the Board of Education to:
Description:  <> Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rich <> Mom's Club of Michigan <> Midland Area Community Foundation <> National Energy Foundation <> Midland Morning Rotary Club <> Viking Parent Association <> H. H. Dow High All Sports Boosters
9. SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES--FOR INFORMATION
Description:  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 15, 2019 <> August 19, 2019 <> September 16, 2019 <> October 21,
2019 <> November 18, 2019 <> December 16, 2019
10. 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.
10.1. Hearing from Board Members
10.2. Announcements from Superintendent Sharrow
11. ADJOURNMENT
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