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June 11, 2018 at 6:00 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 the Regular Meeting of May 14, 2018
Attachments: (1)
3. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  A closed session has been requested to consider the evaluation of the Superintendent pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Open Meetings Act. The closed session has been requested by the Superintendent.
4. CORRESPONDENCE
4.A. Board Members
4.B. Superintendent
5. HOWELL HIGHLIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS
5.A. Recognition of the Student Who Placed First in the Michigan History State Final
5.B. Recognition of the Howell High School Senior Survivor Student Fundraiser
6. REPORTS
6.A. Student Representative to the Board
6.B. Board Member Reports
7. MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
8. PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING  HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CURRICULUM REVISIONS AND ADOPTIONS
9. PUBLIC COMMENTS
10. CONSENT ITEMS
10.A. Change in Status of Employees and Tenure Recognition - EXHIBIT A
Description:  Approval of changes in status of employees and tenure recognitions as shown in Exhibit A.
Attachments: (1)
10.B. Payment of Vouchers
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of expenditures from the following funds:
1. payment from the general fund of $2,910,240.13 and from payroll of $1,932,422.24;
2. payment from HHS student activity fund (FOAHSA) of $197,020.97;
3. payment from the tech capital projects fund (PNC16) of $33,967.25.
Attachments: (1)
10.C. Approval of  Student Discipline Committee's Recommendation (Case #143)
Description:  Approval of the Student Discipline Committee's recommendation to permanently expel the student identified in Student Case #143 from Howell Public Schools for violating Board Policy #5530 regarding drugs and the District's Code of Conduct regarding persistent disobedience.
10.D. Approval of Student Discipline Committee's Recommendation (Case #145)
Description:  Approval of the Student Discipline Committee's recommendation to permanently expel the student identified in Student Case #145 from Howell Public Schools' general education program for violating the District's Code of Conduct regarding inappropriate use of technology, verbal assault and harassment (threats against other students).
10.E. Approval of an Overnight Field Trip to Grand Rapids for the Michigan Thespian Festival - EXHIBIT B
Description:  Approval of an overnight field trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan for Howell High School students to attend the Michigan Thespian Festival, December 14-16, 2018, as shown in Exhibit B.
Attachments: (1)
10.F. Approval of Field Trip to Ontario for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival - EXHIBIT C
Description:  Approval of a field trip to Ontario, Canada for Howell High School advanced drama students and '12th Night' cast members to attend the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, October 9, 2018, as shown in Exhibit C.
Attachments: (1)
11. ACTION ITEMS
11.A. SUPERINTENDENT
11.A.1) Approval of Hire for Innovation Academy Principal Position - EXHIBIT D
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the recommendation to hire John-Matthew LaGalo to fill the Principal position at the Innovation Academy, effective June 11, 2018, as shown in Exhibit D.
Attachments: (1)
11.A.2) Appointment to the Howell Carnegie District Library Board of Trustees - EXHIBIT E
Description:  The superintendent recommends the appointment of Maria Stuart to the Howell Carnegie District Library Board of Trustees for a four-year term to begin July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2022, as shown in Exhibit E.
Attachments: (1)
11.A.3) Approval of the Naming of the Howell High School Football Field - EXHIBIT F
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the formal request to name the Howell High School field at Memorial Stadium the "John Dukes Field at Memorial Stadium" as shown in Exhibit F.
Attachments: (1)
11.A.4) Approval of the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) 2018-2019 Membership Renewal - EXHIBIT G
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the MASB 2018-19 membership renewal in the amount of $8,062 as shown in Exhibit G.
Attachments: (1)
11.A.5) Approval of First Read of Revised Board Policies - EXHIBIT H
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the first read of revised board policies resulting from Neola's Update Vol. 32, No. 2: Policies 0140, 1421, 3121, 4121, 4162, 5111, and 8321 that were reviewed by the Board Policy Committee on June 1, 2018, as shown in Exhibit H.
Attachments: (1)
11.B. BUSINESS OFFICE
11.B.1) Approval of the 2018 Tax Rate Request - EXHIBIT I
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the tax rate request as shown in Exhibit I.
Attachments: (1)
11.B.2) Approval of District Photographer Contract Extension - EXHIBIT J
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of an extension of the contract with Lifetouch for student photography services for one-year with the option to roll over the contract annually for up to a period of five years, as shown in Exhibit J.  
Attachments: (1)
11.B.3) Approval of Child Care Wages - EXHIBIT K
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of an increase of $.50 per hour for hourly child care staff, commencing November 1, 2018, as shown in Exhibit K. 
Attachments: (1)
11.B.4) Approval of the Notice of Public Hearing on the Proposed 2018-19 Appropriations Budget - EXHIBIT L
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the Notice of Public Hearing on the Proposed 2018-19 Appropriations Budget as shown in Exhibit L.
Attachments: (1)
11.C. INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES
11.C.1) Approval of Curriculum - EXHIBIT M
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of curriculum course and resource adoptions that were recommended for board approval by the District Curriculum Council on May 31, 2018, and by the i3 Board Subcommittee on June 7, 2018; the Body Safety Training Program was also approved by the Human Reproductive Health Advisory Committee and subject to two public hearings as shown in Exhibit M.
Attachments: (1)
11.C.2) Approval of Purchase for 1:1 Chromebook Program - EXHIBIT N
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the purchase of Chromebooks and AC charging/storage cabinets for the 1:1 Chromebook program for grades 3-12 from CDW LLC at the purchase price of $1,147,340.10 using technology bond funds as shown in Exhibit N.
Attachments: (1)
11.C.3) Approval of Award of Bids Innovation Academy Engineering Lab Computers - EXHIBIT O
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of award of bids for workstations in the Project Leads the Way Engineering Lab at the Innovation Academy to InaCOMP TSG at the low bid price of $38,067, using Technology Bond funds as shown in Exhibit O. 
Attachments: (1)
12. COMMENTS
12.A. Guests
12.B. Superintendent
12.C. Board of Education
13. ADJOURNMENT
14. NEXT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Description:  Date:    June 25, 2018 
Place:  Administration Building Board Room
Time:   6:00 PM
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