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August 13, 2018 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 July 23, 2018.
Attachments: (1)
3. CORRESPONDENCE
3.A. Board Members
3.B. Superintendent
4. HOWELL HIGHLIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS
5. REPORTS
5.A. Board Member Reports
5.B. School District Improvement Plan
5.C. 2018-2019 Student/Parent Handbook Updates
6. MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
6.A. Designation of Delegates for the 2018 MASB Delegate Assembly
7. PUBLIC COMMENTS
8. CONSENT ITEMS
8.A. Change in Status of Employees
Description:  Approval of: New Hires Certified: Challenger Elementary 5th Grade Teacher Jared Carpenter, effective August 21, 2018; Howell High School 1.0 Social Studies Teacher Lindsey Goode, effective August 21, 2018; Howell High School 1.0 Math Teacher Jane Halcrow, effective August 21, 2018; Three Fires Elementary 1.0 Art Teacher Courtney Wilkens, effective August 21, 2018. Retirement: Executive Secretary of Labor Relations and Personnel Lisa Neff, effective September 30, 2018, with 13 years of service. Resignations: Southwest Special Education Teacher Sara Addington, effective August 6, 2018; Challenger Elementary General Education Aide Danielle Current, effective July 29, 2018; Highlander Way Middle School Special Education Teacher Rachel Gearhart, effective August 6, 2018; Three Fires Elementary Food Service Assistant Lisa LaPorte, effective August 13, 2018; Voyager Elementary General Education Aide Shari Stieg, effective August 3, 2018; Three Fires Elementary Food Service Assistant Pamela Whear, effective August 3, 2018.
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 $5,907,133.43 and from payroll of $2,404,833.53;
2.  payment from the student activity fund of $135,497.91;
3.  payment from the 2003 construction fund (NC03C) of $17,080.00;
4.  payment from the 2001 construction fund (FOA01C) of $3,126.38;
5.  payment from the 2016 tech capital projects funds (PNC16) of $155,578.71.
Attachments: (1)
8.C. Recommendation of the Reinstatement Committee (Case #139)
Description:  Approval of the reinstatement committee's recommendation to grant the request for reinstatement for the student identified in Case #139 to the Howell Public Schools with the conditions that the student continues to meet regularly with therapist and provide quarterly letter from the therapist briefly detailing visits and progress, be placed on the caseload of the Howell High School Social Worker to meet as needed, and return to Howell High School - Freshman Campus for the 2018-2019 school year.
8.D. 2018-2019 Student/Parent Handbook Updates
Description:  Approval of the 2018-2019 Student/Parent Handbook updates.
8.E. Annual Adoption of the Livingston ESA Five-Year County-wide Common Calendar - EXHIBIT A
Description:  Adoption of the Livingston ESA County-wide Common Calendar for school years 2018/19 through 2022/23 as shown in Exhibit A.
Attachments: (1)
9. ACTION ITEMS
9.A. SUPERINTENDENT
9.A.1) Second Read and Approval of New Board Policy 6325 - EXHIBIT B
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of new Board Policy 6325 (Procurement - Federal Grants/Funds) as shown in Exhibit B.
Attachments: (1)
9.B. BUSINESS OFFICE
9.B.1) Approval of Amendment to the Howell Public Schools Cafeteria Plan - EXHIBIT C
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the Fifth Amendment to the Howell Public Schools Cafeteria Plan that documents the short plan year for October 1, 2017-December 31, 2017, for medical and cash in lieu and establishes a short plan year for October 1, 2018-December 31, 2018, for flexible benefits (medical expense and dependent care reimbursements) as shown in Exhibit C.
Attachments: (1)
9.B.2) Approval of Award of Bids for Mobile Column Lift System - EXHIBIT D
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of award of bids for a Mobile Column Lift System for the Transportation garage to Equipment Distributors at the low qualifying bid price of $33,473.09 as shown in Exhibit D.
Attachments: (1)
9.B.3) Approval of the Acquisition of a 2019 Pick-up Truck - EXHIBIT E
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the purchase of a 2019 Ford 350 4x4 pickup truck with snow plow package for the Maintenance/Operations Department at the bid price of $34,421, pricing based on the State of Michigan and Macomb County contracts, using funds budgeted for and reflected in the 2018/19 Appropriations Budget as shown in Exhibit E.
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4) Approval of the Energy Performance Contract with Engie Energy Services - EXHIBIT F
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the Energy Performance Contract with Engie Energy Services as shown in Exhibit F.
Attachments: (1)
9.B.5) Approval of Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Energy Conservation Bonds - EXHIBIT G
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the Resolution authorizing the issuance of the Energy Conservation Bond as shown in Exhibit G.
Attachments: (1)
10. COMMENTS
Description:  A.  Guests
B.  Superintendent
C.  Board of Education
11. ADJOURNMENT
12. NEXT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Description:  Date:    September 10, 2018
Place:  Administration Building Board Room
Time:   7:00 PM
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