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February 10, 2020 at 5:00 PM - 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 January 8, 2020, Regular Board Meeting minutes.
3.C. Approval of invoices
Description:  Bill Borga 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. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
5.A. Board Committee Reports
Description:  Finance Committee met on 01/29/20
Building & Site Committee met on 02/03/20
Curriculum Committee met on 02/03/20
5.B. Ratify and approve filling the position of Instructional Aide (Norway CI) - SE
Description:  Interviews were held on January 14, 2020.  The interview team consisted of Lisa Anderson, Tara Povich, Casey, and Tricia.  We temporarily hired Katrina Anderson to fill the position of Instructional Aide in our Norway CI classroom at Step 2, longevity 0.
5.C. Other
6. NEW BUSINESS
6.A. Act on DIISD School Improvement/Professional Development team - All Depts
Description:  We are requesting the board approve the DIISD School Improvement/Professional Development team as recommended by the Curriculum Committee.
6.B. Act on DIISD Administrative Building expansion - GF
6.C. Ratify and approve filling the second position of 31n Grant Mental Health Provider - GF
Description:  We have hired Megan Nyberg to fill the second 31n Grant Mental Health Provider position with a start date of March 1, 2020, pending full board approval.
6.D. Request permission for student out of district, overnight travel and expenses - TE
6.D.1. Auto Body
6.D.1.a. AutoRama Car Show
Description:  We are requesting permission for the out of district, overnight travel and expenses for Keith Stachowicz, Auto Body Instructor, and Auto Body students to attend the AutoRama Car Show at the Cobo Center in Detroit, MI on Friday, February 28, 2020.  Students would leave February 27 and stay overnight at the Quality Inn in Auburn Hills, MI.  The trip is funded by the Field Trip Competition Fund, student fundraising, and self-pay.
6.D.2. Information Technologies
6.D.2.a. BPA State Leadership Conference
Description:  We are requesting permission for the out of district, overnight travel and expenses for Jonathan Gregg, A+ Certification instructor, and 14 students to compete in the BPA State Leadership Conference in Grand Rapids, MI March 19-22, 2020.  The trip is funded  through the Field Trip Competition Fund and student activity fundraising.   
6.D.2.b. BPA National Leadership Conference 
Description:  We are requesting permission for the student out of district, overnight travel and expenses for Mr. Gregg, IT instructor, and the IT students who may qualify for the BPA National Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. May 6-10, 2020.  The trip will be self-funded by the students.   
6.D.3. Health Occupations
6.D.3.a. MIHOSA State Leadership Conference
Description:  We are requesting permission for the overnight travel and expenses for Health Occupations students to compete in the MIHOSA states March 8-10, 2020, in Traverse City, MI.  Approximately 7 students plan to go with their own chaperones.  The trip will be self-paid.
6.D.4. Welding
6.D.4.a. SkillsUSA Michigan - State Leadership and Skills Conference
Description:  We are requesting permission for the out of district, overnight travel and expenses for Andrew Paulsen, Welding Technologies Instructor, and students to compete in the SkillsUSA Michigan competition in Grand Rapids, MI April 17-19, 2020.  The trip is funded  through the Field Trip Competition Fund.   
6.D.4.b. Ferris State Secondary Welding Competition
Description:  We are requesting permission for the out of district, overnight travel and expenses for Andrew Paulsen, Welding Technologies Instructor, and qualifying students to compete in the Ferris State Secondary Welding competition in Big Rapids, MI May 7-8, 2020.  The trip is funded  through the Field Trip Competition Fund and student activity  funds.  
6.D.4.c. Industrial Arts Institute Welding Competition
Description:  We are requesting permission for the out of district, overnight travel and expenses for Andrew Paulsen, Welding Technologies Instructor, and approximately 5 students to compete in the Industrial Arts Institute Welding competition in Onaway, MI March 6-7, 2020.  The trip is funded  through the Field Trip Competition Fund and student activity  funds.  
6.E. Publicly open and act on Mechatronics FANUC robotic teaching equipment bids - TE
Description:  Award to low bidder who meets competitive bid specifications.  
6.F. Act on filling the position of Early Head Start Lead Coordinator (Home Base) (Bates Center) - ECE
Description:  Interviews were conducted by Casey, Tricia, Maria and Tara.  We would like to recommend filling the position with Crystal Smith at Step 2. 
6.G. Act on employee retirement and ERI request - SE
Description:  Wendy has received the Letter of Retirement and ERI request from Sarah Marshall, School Psychologist, effective June 4, 2020.  We request the board accept this with regret.
6.H. Request permission to temporarily hire to fill the position of Instructional Aide (Norway CI) - SE
Description:  We are requesting permission to temporarily hire to fill the position of Instructional Aide for our Norway CI classroom pending background checks with full board approval in March.
6.I. Request permission to purchase two servers - TechCo
Description:  We are requesting permission to purchase two servers up to $35,000.
6.J. Other
7. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
7.A. Departmental Reports
Description:  Does the board need any clarification at this time?
7.B. Superintendent's Report
7.C. Other
8. EXECUTIVE SESSION - Superintendent Evaluation
9. ADJOURN
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