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June 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Truth in Taxation and Regular Meeting Amended Agenda

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 May 7, 2019, Regular Board Meeting minutes
3.C. Review of millage proposed to be levied
Description:  DISCUSSIONThe millage proposed to be levied is as determined by the allocation boards for the ISD.
3.D. Public discussion and review of 2019-2020 budgets for all departments
Description:  DISCUSSION - Public discussion and review of 2019-2020 budgets for all departments.  LEA resolutions approving the General Fund budget for 2019-2020 have been received within the legislated time frame.
3.F. Other
4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
5. PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION - 2019-2020 Proposed SE/TE Budgets Review by Jennifer Huotari, Director of Finance
6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
6.A. Board Committee Reports
Description:  Personnel & Negotiations Committee met on May 28, 2019, and June 11, 2019.
6.B. Other
7. NEW BUSINESS
7.A. Act on proposed 2019-2020 Special Education/Technical Education budgets - SE/TE
7.B. Act on employee retirement request - SE
Description:  We have received a retirement request from Diane Hilberg, Instructional Aide in our Forest Park CI Classroom, effective end of day on June 30, 2019.  Diane is in her 9th year of service with the DIISD.  We ask that you accept this with regret.
7.C. Act on employee resignation - SE
Description:  We have received a letter of resignation from Sara Pericolosi, Speech Therapist, effective end of day on June 30, 2019.  Sara has accepted a position working for Alt-Shift which is a grant funded initiative through MDE-OSE.  She has worked for us for 11 years.  We ask that you accept this with regret.
7.D. Act on recommendation to fill the position of School Social Worker - SE
Description:  We are requesting the board approve the recommendation to fill the position of School Social Worker with Elizabeth Mrozinski pending background checks.  We recommend starting her at Step 3, Longevity 0.  The interviews were held on June 4th and the team consisted of Wendy, Tricia, Lisa Anderson, and Jennifer Huotari.  The start date for this position will be the start of the 2019-20 school year.
7.E. Request permission to create and post a new position for a second welding instructor - TE
Description:  Due to the large enrollment numbers in the welding program we request permission to create and post for a second welding teaching position. 
7.F. Act on recommendation to fill the position of Health Occupations Instructor - TE
Description:  We are requesting the board approve the recommendation to fill the position of Health Occupations Instructor with Jill Johnson at Step 4 pending background checks and appropriate Michigan CTE Certification.  Jen and Michael conducted first round phone interviews with nine applicants.  The interview team of Wendy, Jen, Elaine and Michael conducted interviews with four candidates.
7.G. Ratify and approve filling the position of Head Start Lead Classroom Coordinator (Norway) - ECE
Description:  We are requesting the board ratify and approve filling the position of Head Start Lead Classroom Coordinator, currently located at the Norway Center, with Elizabeth Gudwar.  A committee including Casey, Tricia, Maria and Amber interviewed candidates.  Casey recommends filling the position with Ms. Gudwar at Step 2.  
7.H. Request permission to submit extension request for the 2018-2019 Supplemental Grant Application start-up funding - ECE
Description:  We are requesting permission to submit a NO COST extension request to the Office of Head Start for the 2018-2019 Supplemental Grant Application start-up funding. 
7.I. Act on revisions to the Early Head Start, Head Start, Great Start Readiness Admission, Attendance and Withdrawal Procedure - ECE
7.J. Act on employee resignation - ECE
Description:  We have received a letter of resignation from Abbey Rometti, Associate Classroom Coordinator, effective the last day of the 2018-2019 program year.  We request the board accept this with regret.
7.K. Act on new/revised job descriptions - ECE/TE
7.L. Request permission to purchase technology support time - GF/TechCo
Description:  We are requesting permission to purchase a 250-hour block of time from DSTech for the TechCo district server and network security upgrade.  Anticipated cost of $21,250.00.  This request would be paid from the data center account that the TechCo districts equally contribute to annually.  This project will include over 12 new servers and much increased internal security controls and measures.   We are projecting a project completion date of July 31, 2019.  Any unused hours from this block will be used for other projects and requests made to DSTech by TechCo.  If we exceed the 250 hours we will be billed at the hourly block rate of $85.00.
7.M. Act on MESSA Area Purchasing Agreement Resolution - All Depts
Description:  ROLL CALL VOTE
7.N. Act on DIISD parking lot maintenance - GF/ECE/TE
Description:  We have received proposals on needed parking lot maintenance for our buildings - Willis Center, Tech Center, DIISD Admin & garage lot.  The anticipated total is $17,500.00.  
7.O. Request permission to purchase a new paging system - All Depts
7.P. 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. Executive Session - Superintendent's Evaluation
Description:  Superintendent's evaluation in closed session per her written request
10. OTHER
11. ADJOURN
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