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May 9, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. WELCOME TO GUESTS
3. ANNUAL BUSINESS
3.A. Agenda approval
Description:  Agenda will be reviewed for additions or deletions
3.B. Approval of minutes
Description:  Board action on April 11, 2018, Regular Board Meeting minutes and March 13, 2018, corrected Regular Board Meeting minutes.  (7 passenger vehicle bids motion carried 5-0 not 2-0)
3.C. Approval of invoices
Description:  Lisa Koon-Bloomburg will review invoices.  Invoices are on file in the business office.  Board members are welcome to peruse invoices at any time.  Please call Superintendent Warmuth.
3.D. Financial report and budget adjustments
Description:  Customary and usual
3.E. Other
4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
5. Professional Presentation - 2018-2019 Initial General Fund Budget Review by Jennifer Huotari, Director of Finance
6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
6.A. Board Committee Reports
Description:  The Curriculum Committee met on April 23, 2018.
6.B. Ratify and approve filling the position of part-time Lead Classroom Coordinator - ECE
Description:  We are requesting the board ratify and approve filling the position of part-time Lead Classroom Coordinator with Katie Burby.  Casey, Maria,Tricia and a Policy Council member interviewed candidates and recommend filling the position with Katie Burby at step 2.
6.C. Other
7. NEW BUSINESS
7.A. Act on proposed 2018-2019 General Fund Budget - GF
Description:  We need the board to approve the proposed 2018-2019 General Fund Budget.  We will act on the final budgets at our June "Truth in Taxation" and regular board meeting.
7.B. Act on revised DIISD 5 year calendar - year 2019-2020 - All Depts
Description:  The DIISD 5 year calendar needed to change the spring break for 2019-2020 from April 6-13 to March 23-27 due to mandatory testing being scheduled that week.
7.C. Act on Dual Enrollment - TE
Description:  Dual Enrollment was discussed at the Curriculum Committee meeting that was held on Monday, April 23, 2018.  The recommendation will be brought to the full board to approve pending no financial deficit being incurred.  Therefore, we are requesting permission for Superintendent Warmuth to enter into an agreement with Bay de Noc Community College to pay for Dual Enrollment credit for CTE courses as recommended by the Curriculum Committee.  Dual Enrollment classes are eligible to generate additional CTE funds.  The ISD will only pay for credit if an agreement can be reached that does not exceed the funds generated.
7.D. Request permission to post for an RFP for an 8 passenger SUV - TE
Description:  We are requesting permission to post for an RFP for an 8 passenger SUV and designate the Finance Committee to open and award the bid.  As part of the Tech Center Building and Site Improvement Plan, we recommend replacing the 2007 Dodge Caravan with an 8 passenger 4-wheel drive utility vehicle for use in transporting students, staff and equipment on field trips and other events.  The 2007 Dodge Caravan will be sold or used in an auto program.  A final budget review will be conducted prior to posting the RFP.
7.E. Request permission to purchase computers and supporting items for Mechatronics program - TE
Description:  We are requesting permission to purchase computers, cart and supporting items for the Mechatronics program not to exceed $8,000.00.  These are needed to use equipment purchased with the MDE 61C 1 competitive grant award.  Funds for the purchase are from the grant.
7.F. Request permission to purchase computers for Mechatronics program - TE
Description:  We are requesting permission to purchase computers to run CAD and other software for the Mechatronics program not to exceed $12,000.00.  These will be purchased with Early College funds.
7.G. Request permission to submit an Early Head Start/Head Start Supplemental Grant Application - ECE
Description:  We are requesting permission to submit an Early Head Start/Head Start Supplemental Grant Application for a 2.6 Cost of Living Allowance increase.
7.H. Request permission to purchase playground equipment - SE
Description:  We are requesting permission to purchase playground equipment from Landscape Structures for a total amount of $18,733.00.  The equipment will be installed at the Forest Park School and Norway-Vulcan School.  Funds will come out of SE Capital Projects.  Landscape Structures has done many of our local districts' playgrounds.
7.I. Request permission to purchase wood fiber and installation for new playground equipment - SE
Description:  We are requesting permission to purchase engineered wood fiber for the playground equipment in the above agenda item and also, the installation of the playground equipment from Penchura for a total amount of $10,820.00.   Funds will come out of SE Capital Projects.
7.J. Other
8. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
8.A. Departmental Reports
Description:  Does the board need any clarification at this time?
8.B. Superintendent's Report
8.C. Other
9. ADJOURN
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