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June 29, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION RULES
2. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  This meeting is called to order at           pm by           .
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS
Description:  Are there any items that should be added to the agenda at this time?
There being no additional items, we will move to the Consent Agenda.
OR Please note that the following items will be added to the agenda (list items):




5. CONSENT AGENDA
Description:  (Enclosure for each item provided)
The following are offered as part of the Consent Agenda.  The motion noted will allow for the authorization of all listed items, without discussion, unless a member of the Board requests that any one of all be considered individually.
5.A. Secretary's Report
5.A.1. Minutes of the May 8, 2017 Regular Board Meeting
5.A.2. Minutes of the May 25, 2017 Special Board Meeting
5.B. Personnel
5.B.1. Resignations
5.B.1.a. Bethanie Meyers - HS Spec. Ed. Teacher
5.B.1.b. Ben Weathers - HS Art Teacher
5.B.1.c. Aaron Noordhoek - HS English Teacher
5.B.2. Retirements
5.B.2.a. Mary Weston - LES Spec. Ed. Teacher
5.B.2.b. Vicky Niewoonder - EES Kindergarten Teacher
5.B.3. Leave of Absence
5.B.3.a. Kelly Henry - EES 2nd Grade Teacher
5.C. Monthly Financial Reports
Presenter:  Brenda Graham, Business Manager
5.C.1. April 2017
5.C.2. May 2017
5.D. Consent Agenda Approval
Description:  Are there any additions or corrections to the Consent Agenda?

There being no changes (OR with the stated changes), DO I HEAR A MOTION regarding these
items?

Suggested motion: I move to approve the Consent Agenda items as received (or corrected).

Motion by ___________ and supported by _______________ to approve the Consent Agenda
items as received (OR corrected).

All those in favor say aye:

Al those in favor say nay:

Motion carries (is defeated) 
6. PUBLIC COMMENT ON CONSENT AGENDA & REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS
Description:  Is there any public comment on the Consent Agenda & Regular Agenda items?
Hearing none, we will move on to Presentations/Reports.
7. PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS
7.A. RoboKats Presentation
Presenter:  John Hulsebus
Description:  FLL (FIRST Lego League)
FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge)

http://mattawan-robotics.org/

https://www.facebook.com/robokatsmattawan/
7.B. HumanX Presentation
Presenter:  Lourdes Puzevic, Human Resources Coordinator
7.C. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Dr. Robin Buchler, Superintendent
7.C.1. Student Growth Presentation
7.D. School Board Report
7.D.1. MASB Summer Leadership Institute
Description:  August 11-13, 2017
Mission Point Resort
Mackinac Island

http://masb.org/summerleadership
7.E. Bond Report
Presenter:  Russ Young, Director of Buildings and Grounds
8. OLD BUSINESS
Description:  None
9. NEW BUSINESS
9.A. 2016-2017 Amendement to the General Appropriations Act Resolution
Presenter:  Bill Disch, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Description:  Administration is requesting approval as presented.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion: I move to approve the 2016-2017 Amended General Appropriations Act Resolution as presented.
Motion by           and supported by           .

This item requires a roll call vote:
Ford       Koenig       Magrath       Miller       Noffsinger       Roethlisberger       Sylvester
Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated)
9.B. 2017-2018 General Appropriations Act Resolution
Presenter:  Bill Disch, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Description:  Administration is requesting approval as presented at the Annual Budget Hearing.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion: I move to approve the 2017-2018 General Appropriations Act Resolution as presented.
Motion by           and supported by           .

This item requires a roll call vote:
Ford       Koenig       Magrath       Miller       Noffsinger       Roethlisberger       Sylvester
Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated)
9.C. Short-Term Borrowing Resolution
Presenter:  Bill Disch, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Description:  In anticipation of state school aid required in August 2017 to pay operating expenses, MCS expects to borrow from the Michigan Finance Authority.
MCS is requesting to borrow $4,500,000 for 2017-2018.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion: I move to approve the short-term borrowing of an amount not to exceed $4,500,000 and the Resolution Authorizing issuance of Notes in Anticipation of State School Aid as presented.
Motion by           and supported by           .

This item requires a roll call vote:
Ford       Koenig       Magrath       Miller       Noffsinger       Roethlisberger       Sylvester
Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated).
9.D. Bus Purchase
Description:  MCS received bids from Capital City, Hoekstra, Holland and Midwest Transit. The low bidder was Midwest Transit at $115, 206.00 each.
The Board is being asked to approve the purchase of 3 new school buses.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion: I move to approve the purchase of 3 new school buses from Midwest Transit with a price NTE $115,206.00 each as presented.
Motion by           and supported by           .

This item requires a roll call vote:
Ford       Koenig       Magrath       Miller       Noffsinger       Roethlisberger       Sylvester
Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated)
9.E. Chartwell Contract Renewal
Description:  The Michigan Department of Education (MDE)  received our request for renewing our food service contract with Chartwell's. The Board is being asked to approve the request as presented.

DO I HEAR A MOTION:
Suggested motion: I move to approve the renewal of the Chartwell's food service contract for the 2017-2018 school year.
Motion by           and supported by           .

This item requires a roll call vote:
Ford       Koenig       Magrath       Miller       Noffsinger       Roethlisberger       Sylvester
Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated)
9.F. Dining Service Price Increase
Presenter:  David Rose, Director of Food Services
Description:  In December 15, 2016, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service issued memo SP11-2017 to remind School Food Authorities that schools who charge less than $2.86 are required to adjust their weighted average lunch price. The Board is being asked to approve a lunch and breakfast meal price increase for the 2016-2017 school year.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion: I move to approve the $0.15 increase for lunch and breakfast meals for the 2017-2018 school year as presented.
Motion by           and supported by           .

This item requires a roll call vote:
Ford       Koenig       Magrath       Miller       Noffsinger       Roethlisberger       Sylvester
Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated)
9.G. First Reading of Board Bylaws/Policies
Presenter:  Dr. Robin Buchler, Superintendent
9.G.1. Vol. 31, No. 2
Description:  The following policies from Vol. 31, No. 2 were distributed via BoardBook on June 14, 2017 and are being presented for a first reading:

Policy 0160 - Meetings
Policy 2221 - Mandatory Courses
Policy 2461 - Recording of District Meetings Involving Students and/or Parents
Policy 2623 - Student Assessment
Policy 3120.04 - Employment of Substitutes
Policy 3121 - Criminal History Record Check
Policy 4121 - Criminal History Record Check
Policy 5517.01 - Bullying and other Aggressive Behavior toward Students
Policy 5610 - Emergency Removal, Suspension, and Expulsion of Non-disabled Students
Policy 5610.01 - Expulsions/Suspensions - Required by Statute
Policy 7540.02 - Web Content, Services, and Apps
Policy 8330 - Student Records
Policy 8400 - School Safety Information
Policy 8500 - Food Services
Policy 8510 - Wellness
9.G.2. ESSA - February 2017
Description:  The following policies from ESSA were distributed via BoardBook on June 14, 2017 and are being presented for a first reading:

Policy 5111.01 - Homeless Students
Policy 5111.03 - Children and Youth in Foster Care
Policy 8340 - Letters of Reference
9.G.3. Technology Update - Phase II
Description:  The following policies from Technology Update-Phase II were distributed via BoardBook on June 14, 2017 and are being presented for a first reading:

Policy 8300 - Continuity of Organizational Operations Plan
Policy 8305 - Information Security
9.G.4. Central Office (Internal Updates)
Description:  The following policies from Central Office (Internal Updates) were distributed via BoardBook on June 14, 2017 and are being presented for a first reading:

Policy 2432 - Driver Education
Policy 5136 - Cell Phones/Electronic Communication Devices
Policy 6220 - Budget Preparation
9.G.5. Special Update - May 2017
Description:  The following policies from Special Update were distributed via BoardBook on June 14, 2017 and are being presented for a first reading:

Policy 5630.01 - Student Seclusion and Restraint
9.G.6. Special Programs (Internal Updates)
Description:  The following policies from Special Programs (Internal Updates) were distributed via BoardBook on June 14, 2017 and are being presented for a first reading:

Policy 2260.01 - Section 504/ADA Prohibition Against Discrimination Based on Disability
Policy 5600 - Student Discipline
Policy 5605 - Suspension/Expulsion of Students with Disabilities
9.G.7. Policy First Reading Vote
Description:  The Policy Committee was provided the documents via BoardBook on June 14, 2017.

DO I HEAR A MOTION:
Suggested motion: I move to approve Board Policies from Vol. 31, No. 2, ESSA, Technology Update - Phase II, Central Office (Internal Updates), Special Update - May 2017, and Special Programs (Internal Updates) for first reading.
Motion by           and supported by           .
Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:
Motion carries (is defeated)
10. VISITORS ADDRESSING THE BOARD
Description:  (Four minute individual limit)
Are there any visitors wishing to address the Board?
11. ANNOUNCEMENTS, INFORMATION, IMPORTANT DATES
Description:  July 4 - Business Office closed
July 10 - July Regular Board Meeting
August 14 - August Regular Board Meeting
September 5 - First Day of School
12. ADJOURNMENT
Description:  * Did the Board take a recess?  If yes, Recessed at _________ pm and reconvened at _________ pm.
* Did the Board enter into a work session?  If yes, was any action taken?
   Actions taken:






DO I HEAR A MOTION to adjourn the meeting?
Motion by           and supported by           to adjourn.
Meeting adjourned at           pm.
13. WORK SESSION
Description:  Dr. Buchler is requesting a work session after the regular board meeting to discuss the expulsion hearing for B. Russell.
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