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October 9, 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. 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.
6. 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.
6.A. Secretary's Report
6.B. Personnel
6.B.1. New Hire
6.B.1.a. Joseph (Tony) Nuismer - Director of Information Technology
6.B.1.b. Kate Maurer - HS Algebra 1 & FST
6.B.1.c. Mara Sivak - MS Spec. Ed. Teacher
6.C. 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) 
7. PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS
7.A. Miss Mattawan and Court
Description:  Aubrey Nespodzany – Miss Mattawan 2017 & Miss Congeniality 2017
Lauren Mroczek – Miss Mattawan 1st runner up 2017
Mia Van Allen – Miss Mattawan 2nd runner up 2017
Rylee Miller – Miss Entrepreneur 2017
7.B. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Dr. Robin Buchler, Superintendent
7.C. 2017-2018 District Improvement Plan
Presenter:  Dr. Robin Buchler, Superintendent
7.D. Bond Update
Presenter:  Russ Young, Director of Buildings & Grounds
7.E. School Board Report
8. OLD BUSINESS
Description:  None
8.A. Overnight Trip Request
8.A.1. Model UN
Description:  Overnight trip request for Jayce Pillar to take Model UN students to a conferences at the University of Michigan.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion:
I move to approve the U of M overnight trip request for Jayce Pillar and the Model UN students.

Motion by       and supported by       to approve the U of M overnight trip request for Jayce Pillar and the Model UN students.

All those in favor say aye:
Al those in favor say nay:

Motion carries (is defeated)
8.B. Appointment of MASB 2017 Delegates
Description:  MASB'S 2017 Delegate Assembly begins Thursday, November 9th at the Lansing Center. The Board must appoint three (3) delegates and one (1) alternate to represent MCS.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion:
I move to appoint       ,       &       to act as voting delegates, and appoint        as an alternate at the Fall 2017 MASB Delegate Assembly.

Motion by      and supported by       to appoint         ,       &       to act as voting delegates, and appoint       as an alternate at the Fall 2017 MASB Delegate Assembly.

All those in favor say aye:
Al those in favor say nay:

Motion carries (is defeated)
9. NEW BUSINESS
9.A. Overnight Trip Requests
9.A.1. HS Choir - Master Singers
Description:  Overnight trip request for David Hook to take the HS Master Choir Singers on the annual Michigan tour (WMU, MSU, U of M, EMU, Oakland U, & Detroit).

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion:
I move to approve the HS Master Choir Singers overnight trip request for David Hook.

Motion by       and supported by       to approve the HS Master Choir Singers overnight trip request for David Hook.

All those in favor say aye:
Al those in favor say nay:

Motion carries (is defeated)
9.B. Bus Road Proposal
Presenter:  Brenda Graham, Director of Finance
Description:  Proposal for new bus road through the high school.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion: I move to approve the addition of a bus road as presented.
Motion by          and supported by          to approve the addition of a bus road as presented.

Ayes:
Nays:
Absent:

Motion carries (is defeated)
9.C. New LES Cell Coverage
Presenter:  Brett Emerson & Brenda Graham, Director of Finance
Description:  The new LES lays in the shadow of the Verizon cell tower, resulting in no cell coverage within the walls of the building. From discussions with Secant Technologies, EarthComm Inc., and Verizon the best and most cost effective solution would be to supplement Verizon coverage using EarthComm Inc.
There are several options within the proposal, but we're only wanting to do the highlighted Verizon portion, which is $54,900. This covers Installation, commissioning, testing, equipment and materials.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested motion:
I move to approve the new LES cell coverage installation plan as presented.
Motion by       and supported by       to approve the new LES cell coverage contract and installation plan as presented.

This item requires a roll call vote:
Ford     Koenig     Magrath     Miller     Noffsinger     Roethlisberger     Sylvester

All those in favor say aye:
Al those in favor say nay:
Absent: Sylvester
Motion carries (is defeated)
9.D. Banking Resolution and Authorized Signatures 
Presenter:  Brenda Graham, Director of Finance
Description:  We are formally requesting the removal of William (Bill) Disch, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services (previous), as a signer on the bank accounts held by the school district. Brenda Graham, Director of Finance, is currently a signer therefore at this time we do not need the addition of another signer.  At the January Reorganizational Meeting new signers can be added if needed.

DO I HEAR A MOTION...
Suggested Motion: I move to approve the removal of William (Bill) Disch from all Mattawan Consolidated School banking accounts.
Motion by       and supported by       to remove William (Bill) Disch from all Mattawan Consolidated School banking accounts.

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:  November 9-12 - MASB ALC Conference (Lansing)
November 13 - MS Presentation
November 28 - VB County Association of School Boards visit to Hartford Redwood Elementary
December 11 - LES Presentation to Board
January 8 - EES Presentation to Board
February 12 - HS Presentation to Board
March 12 - Athletic Presentation to Board
April 9 - Director of Information Technology & Curriculum Presentation to Board
April 19 - 2018 Legislative Dinner (6:00pm)
May 14 - Student Celebration
June 5 - Educational Hero Awards Dinner (6:00pm)
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.
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