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May 23, 2016 at 7:00 PM - BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
1.A. Pledge
1.B. Roll Call
2. ROUTINE ITEMS
2.A. Agenda Additions, Deletions and Approval
2.B. Approval of Minutes of Regular meeting of May 9, 2016. 
Attachments: (1)
3. CORRESPONDENCE
3.A. Board Members
3.B. Superintendent
4. HOWELL HIGHLIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS
4.A. Recognition of HHS Student for Being Awarded the Grand Award in the Machine Shop Division at the 88th Annual Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society (MITES) State Student Project Competition
4.B. Recognition of HHS Student for being Awarded First Place in the Machine Model Category of the Machine Shop Division at the 88th Annual Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society (MITES) State Student Project Competition
4.C. Recognition of HHS Student for being Awarded First Place in the Photo Realistic Rendering Category of the Mechanical Drawing Division at the 88th Annual Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society (MITES) State Student Project Competition
5. REPORTS
5.A. Student Representative to the Board
5.B. Board Member Reports
5.C. Custodial Services Update
6. MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
7. PUBLIC COMMENTS
8. CONSENT ITEMS
8.A. Change in Status of Employees
Description:  Approval of: Tenure Recognition: Teresa Dunlap, Parker Middle School; Mark Mosher, Highlander Way Middle School; Sarah Malysz, Parker Middle School; Rebecca Peterson, Parker Middle School; Arnold Valden, Howell High School; Regan Urban, Hutchings Elementary School. Resignation: Athletic Director Daniel Hutcheson, effective July 31, 2016. Retirements:  Voyager Elementary Teacher Beth Baker, effective June 20, 2016, with 22 years of service; Howell High School Secretary Gloria Montie, effective June 20, 2016, with 19 years of service; Howell High School Teacher Beverly Musolf, effective June 30, 2016, with 39 years of service; Voyager Elementary Instructional Assistant Linda Schick, effective June 30, 2016, with 17 years of experience. Track Advancement: Stacy Shultz, BA+15.
Attachments: (1)
8.B. Payment of Vouchers
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of expenditures from the following funds:
1.  payment from the general fund of $2,350,452.41 and from payroll of $1,708,417.13;
2.  payment from the student activity fund of $72,639.12;
3.  payment from the HHS student activity fund of $235,105.12;
4.  payment from the cafeteria fund of $105,315.94;
5.  payment from the 2016 tech capital projects fund (PNC16) of $111,413.50.
Attachments: (1)
8.C. Recommendation for Student Discipline Hearing (Case #132)
Description:  Approval of the Student Discipline Committee's recommendation to expel the student identified in Student Case #132 from the Howell Public Schools District for violating Board Policy 5517 and the District's Code of Conduct regarding sexual harassment.
8.D. Overnight Field Trip Request to San Juan, Puerto Rico - EXHIBIT A 
Description:  Approval of an overnight field trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 18-24, 2017, for Howell High School Spanish 2 and AP Spanish students to be able to use real world application of the language and all methods of communication learned within the classroom as shown in Exhibit A.
Attachments: (1)
9. ACTION ITEMS
9.A. SUPERINTENDENT
9.A.1) Approval of Recommendation for Schools of Choice - EXHIBIT B
Description:  The  superintendent recommends that Howell Pubic Schools continue to participate as an unlimited K-12 schools of choice district under the guidelines of Section 105c as shown in Exhibit B.
Attachments: (1)
9.A.2) Approval of the 2016-2017 MASB Membership Renewal - EXHIBIT C
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the 2016-2017 MASB Membership Renewal as shown in Exhibit C. 
Attachments: (1)
9.A.3) Approval of the Hire for the Position of Executive Director of Instructional Services - EXHIBIT D
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the recommendation to hire Elson Liu to fill the Executive Director of Instructional Services position as shown in Exhibit D.
Attachments: (1)
9.A.4) Approval of Non-Affiliated Contracts of Employment - EXHIBIT E
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the non-affiliated contracts of employment for: Director of Technology, Executive Director of Labor Relations and Personnel, Executive Secretaries, and Courier/Warehouse Person as shown in Exhibit E.
Attachments: (1)
9.A.5) Approval of the HPS Contract for the Director of Public Relations - EXHIBIT F
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of an HPS Contract for the Director of Public Relations as shown in Exhibit F.
Attachments: (1)
9.B. BUSINESS / OPERATIONS
9.B.1) Approval of the 2016 Tax Rate Request - EXHIBIT G
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the 2016 tax rate request for 18 mills non-homestead and 6.40 mills for the debt levy as shown in Exhibit G.
Attachments: (1)
9.B.2) Approval of the Notice of Public Hearing on the Proposed 2016-17 Appropriations Budget - EXHIBIT H
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the notice of public hearing on the proposed 2016-17 budget as shown in Exhibit H.
Attachments: (1)
9.C. INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES
9.C.1) Approval of the NWEA Renewal - EXHIBIT I
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the NWEA renewal for the 2016-17 school year to be utilized in grades K-11 at a cost of $11.50 per student for a total cost not to exceed $72,500 as shown in Exhibit I.
Attachments: (1)
9.C.2) Approval of the Flippen Group Contract for Capturing Kids Hearts Training - EXHIBIT J
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the Flippen Group Contract for Capturing Kids' Hearts Training, June 21-23, 2016, for 50 participants in the amount of $26,300 as shown in Exhibit J.
Attachments: (1)
10. COMMENTS
10.A. Guests
10.B. Superintendent
10.C. Board of Education
11. ADJOURNMENT
12. NEXT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Description:  Date:    June 13, 2016
Place:  Administration Building Board Room
Time:   7:00 PM
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