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March 11, 2019 at 6:30 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 February 11, 2019.
Attachments: (1)
3. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  A closed session has been requested for the purpose of considering a periodic 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
6. REPORTS
6.A. Student Representatives to the Board
6.B. Board Member Reports
7. MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
8. PUBLIC COMMENTS
9. CONSENT ITEMS
9.A. Change in Status of Employees
Description:  Approval of: New Hires Certified - Three Fires Elementary 1.0 Special Education Teacher Lindsay Cieslak, effective March 11, 2019. New Hires Non Certified: Parker Middle School Special Needs ParaPro David Eggleston, effective February 12, 2019; Howell High School Special Needs ParaPro Shelley Snowgold, effective February 19, 2019; Three Fires Elementary Special Needs ParaPro Megan MacDonald, effective March 7, 2019; Hutchings Elementary Food Service Assistant Cindy Sprague, effective March 11, 2019; Voyager Elementary Food Service Assistant Loretta Yates, effective March 11, 2019; Howell High School Food Service Assistant Alexis Rumptz, effective March 11, 2019; Challenger Elementary Special Needs ParaPro Melissa Russell, effective March 11, 2019. Track Advancement: Shannon Stolle, MA+15. Resignations: Supervisor of Maintenance, Operations, and Custodial Services Christoper Eaton, effective March 6, 2019; Three Fires Elementary Special Needs ParaPro Jamie Douglas, effective March 15, 2019.
Attachments: (1)
9.B. Payment of Vouchers
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of expenditures from the following funds:
1.  payment from the general fund of $3,928,081.97 and from payroll of $1,936,855.78;
2.  payment from the HHS student activity fund of $77,819.88;
3.  payment from the 2018 tech capital projects funds (PNC 18) of $61,689.39.
Attachments: (1)
9.C. Approval of Student Discipline Committee's Recommendation (Student Case #153)
Description:  Approval of the Student Discipline Committee's recommendation to expel the student identified in Student Case #153 from Howell Public Schools for violating Board Policy #5772 regarding threats.
9.D. Approval of Student Discipline Committee's Recommendation (Student Case #154)
Description:  Approval of the Student Discipline Committee's recommendation to permanently expel the student identified in Student Case #154 from Howell Public Schools for violating Board Policy #5772 regarding weapons and the District's Code of Conduct regarding persistent disobedience.
9.E. Approval of Field Trip Request for Howell High School JROTC Summer Camp - EXHIBIT A
Description:  Approval of an overnight, out-of-state field trip to Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio for Howell High School JROTC cadets to attend JROTC Summer Leadership Camp, June 9-15, 2019, as shown in Exhibit A.
Attachments: (1)
9.F. Approval of an Overnight Field Trip to Grand Rapids for Education of Young Children Conference - EXHIBIT B
Description:  Approval of an overnight field trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan for second year early childhood education students to attend the Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, April 11-12, 2019, as shown in Exhibit B.
Attachments: (1)
10. ACTION ITEMS
10.A. SUPERINTENDENT
10.A.1) Second Read and Approval of New, Revised, Replacement, and Rescinded Board Policies - EXHIBIT C
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of new, revised, and replacement policies: 3170, 3122.01, 4122.01, 7434, 3215, 4215, 9160, 7230, 0100, 0122, 0131.1, 0143.1, 0165.6, 0166, 167.1, 0167.2, 0167.3, 0167.6, 1422, 3122, 4122, 1662, 3362, 4362, 2260, 5517, 5517.02, 2112, 2261, 2261.01, 2261.03, 2700, 2271, 3120, 3120.04, 3130, 4162, 5330, 5540, 5610, 5611, 5630.01, 6325, 8210, and rescinded policies 5610.01 and 6350, as shown in Exhibit C.
Attachments: (2)
10.B. BUSINESS OFFICE
10.B.1) Approval of Audit Contract Extension - EXHIBIT D
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of a three-year extension of the contract for audit services with Plante Moran as shown in Exhibit D.
Attachments: (1)
10.B.2) Approval of ABM (GCA) Custodial Contract Amendment/Extension - EXHIBIT E
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the amendment and extension of the Custodial Services Agreement with ABM (GCA) through August 24, 2020, as shown in Exhibit E.
Attachments: (1)
10.B.3) Approval of Award of Bids for Building Access Control System - EXHIBIT F
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of award of bids for a building access control system throughout the district to Synergy Fiber, at the low bid price of $120,563.87, using funds from the Michigan State Police Competitive School Safety Grant as shown in Exhibit F.
Attachments: (1)
11. COMMENTS
Description:  A.  Guests
B.  Superintendent
C.  Board of Education
12. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  A closed session has been requested to discuss strategy with respect to Howell Public Schools collective bargaining units in compliance with HPS Policy #0167.2; the closed session has been requested by the District's bargaining committee pursuant to Section 8(c) of the Open Meetings Act.
13. ADJOURNMENT
14. NEXT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Description:  Date:    April 8, 2019
Place:  Administration Building Board Room
Time:   7:00 PM
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