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January 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM - Regular Board of Education Meeting

Agenda
A. Call to Order and Welcome
B. Silent Meditation
C. Pledge of Allegiance
D. Roll Call
E. Approval of the Agenda
F. Cavalier Recognition 
Description:   
F.1. Kristina Wyatt is the January Employee of the Month
Description:  Presenter-Jennifer Strauch
F.2. Board of Education Recognized
G. Organizational Meeting Items
Description:  1. Election of Officers
2. Regularly Scheduled Meetings
3. Financial
4. Official Newspaper
5. School Attorney
6. Salaries
7. Committee Members and Other Appointments
G.1. Election of Officers
G.2. Regularly Scheduled Meetings
Description: 

Need a motion to approve the regularly scheduled Board and committee meetings from February (year) to January (year), as presented. 

  1. Motion

  1. ___________

  2. ___________

  1. Discussion

  2. All those in favor signify by saying "aye". 

  3. Opposed the same.

  4. Motion carries 

G.3. Financial
Description: 
  1. Authorization for the Board President and Secretary to sign checks on the General Fund, Debt Retirement Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Lunch Fund, and any Bond Issuance Funds with the stipulation that a signature plate may be used.

 
  1. Authorization for the President and Secretary to sign payroll checks with the stipulation that a signature plate may be used.

 
  1. Authorization for the Superintendent and Business Manager, to make investments and transfers of school funds between savings, money market, trust investments, and commercial accounts. To reappoint  SRESD Business Manager and Fiscal Services Coordinator, LEA  Susie Honsinger as designated Electronic Transfer Officers 

 
  1. Designate depositories for school funds-

  1. TCF Bank? Huntington??

  2. Fifth Third Bank

  3. Michigan School District Liquid Asset Fund Plus

 

Need a motion to approve all four financial items, A-D, as presented. 

  1. Motion

  1. ___________

  2. ___________

  1. Discussion

  2. All those in favor signify by saying "aye". 

  3. Opposed the same.

  4. Motion carries

G.4. Official Newspaper
Description: 
  1. The Argus-Press has historically been the official newspaper.  The requirement for the official newspaper is it must be a paper of circulation within the district and a paper within the district with a daily circulation.

 

Need a motion to approve the Argus-Press as our official newspaper. 

  1. Motion

  1. ___________

  2. ___________

  1. Discussion

  2. All those in favor signify by saying "aye". 

  3. Opposed the same.

  4. Motion carries 


 
G.5. School Attorney
Description: 
  1. It is necessary to identify a school attorney.   

 

Need a motion to approve Thrun Law Firm as our school attorney. 

 
  1. Motion

  1. ___________

  2. ___________

  1. Discussion

  2. All those in favor signify by saying "aye". 

  3. Opposed the same.

  4. Motion carries 


 
G.6. Board Salaries
Description: 
  1. Each year, the board needs to approve compensation for their service as a board member.  The compensation is $300 per year for each member ($2,100 total). The Board has the right to keep the salaries; here’s what we’ve done in the past several years:

  1. 2014 ipads for use of Boardbook

  2. 2015 Corunna Middle School playground equipment

  3. 2016 Band program

  4. 2017 Backpack program

  5. 2018 Summer literacy

  6. 2019 HS AMPED (Algebra I in Manufacturing Processes, Entrepreneurship)

  7. 2020 Organization of choice within the school

    1. Strauch Backpack program

    2. Petersen Hall of Fame

    3. Braid Backpack program

    4. Buckley MS Drama

    5. Beldyga Backpack program

    6. Ray Backpack program

    7. Barry Backpack program

  8. 2021

    1. Strauch

    2. Petersen

    3. Braid

    4. Buckley

    5. Beldyga

    6. Ray

    7. Riley

 

Need a motion stating the Board will be donating their salaries for the upcoming year to the school group/program/organization of his or her choice. 

 
  1. Motion

  1. ___________

  2. ___________

  1. Discussion

  2. All those in favor signify by saying "aye". 

  3. Opposed the same.

  4. Motion carries 


 
G.7. Committee Members and Other Appointments
Description: 
  1. Foundation Representative: (Sara Beldyga)

  2. Employee of the Month/Teacher of the Year representative (Jan Ray)

  3. RESD General Fund Budget Review and Election Representative: (Mark Buckley)

  • This should (but doesn’t have to) be the same as letter "e" below

  1. Shiawassee County School Board Executive Board Representative: (Jennifer Strauch)

  2. Representative/Intermediate School Board Election: (Dennis Braid)

  • This should (but doesn’t have to) be the same as letter "c" above 

  1. Legislative Relations Network Representative (1): (Dennis Braid)

  2. Legislative Relations Network Representative Alternate: (Jeff Riley? Dates?)

  3. Voting Delegate for MASB Delegate Assembly (1): (Sara Beldyga Dates?)        

  4. Voting Delegate for MASB Delegate Assembly Alternate: (Jeff Riley)

  5. Election Coordinating Committee-Board of Education Secretary (Dennis Braid)

 

Need a motion approving the committee members and appointments as presented. 

 
  1. Motion

  1. ___________

  2. ___________

  1. Discussion

  2. All those in favor signify by saying "aye". 

  3. Opposed the same.

  4. Motion carries 

 

 


H. Consent Agenda
H.1. Approval of minutes, consideration of bills and accounts:
a. General Fund/Athletic bills, as listed in the amount of $610,357.48
b. Lunch Fund bills, as listed in the amount of $55,156.01
c. Capital Projects $0.00
d. 2016 Bond Proceeds 5/3 $1,308.64
e. 2016 Debt Retirement Chemical $0.00
f. Approval of the minutes from the Board of Education's special meeting of January 4, 2021.
 
I. Student Report
J. Communications and Expressions from the Public:
The public is invited to ask questions or offer suggestions.  The board does reserve the right to limit the amount of time devoted to a specific topic (usually three minutes per person and thirty minutes total). Please complete and submit the Public Communication Form to the recording secretary prior to speaking.
K. Financial Report
K.1. Budget Resolution 
Description:  Full Board action will be needed.
L. Expenditure Report
M. Curriculum Report
Description:   
M.1. January 2021 Curriculum Update Presentation
Description: 
  1. Health and Wellness Priority

  2. Remediation Update

  3. Update on Reports/Grants

  4. Louise Peacock Updates

M.2. Corunna Public Schools Extended Continuity of Learning Plan (ECLP)
Description: 
  1. Corunna Public Schools Extended Continuity of Learning Plan (ECLP) Each committee discussed reaffirming the district’s Extended COVID Learnign Plan  and reviewed the components below as required by law for the 2020-2021 school year. 

    1. December weekly interaction rate (# of students with 2-way interactions/# of students enrolled in district) ts with one 2-way interaction participation report

      2. Health department metrics 

       3. COVID-19 Stats 

 

Full Board action is needed to reaffirm the district’s Extended COVID-19 Learning Plan (ECLP).

M.3. Washington DC Trip
N. Superintendent's Personnel Recommendations
Description:  Full Board Action is Needed.
N.1. A recommendation to acknowledge the resignation of Jamie Parker as a paraprofessional at Elsa Meyer Elementary
N.2. A recommendation to acknowledge the resignation of Alicia Jones as a paraprofessional at Nellie Reed Elementary
N.3. A recommendation to acknowledge the resignation of Tom Schneider as an EDUStaff custodian
N.4. A recommendation to acknowledge the resignation of Mindy Dunn as a teacher at Corunna Middle School, for the purpose of retirement, effective June 30, 2021
N.5. A recommendation to acknowledge the resignation of Mary Adams as an EDUStaff custodian.  Mary would like to be placed on the sub list.
N.6. A recommendation to hire Erik Mack as an associate preschool teacher at Children's Services
N.7. A recommendation to hire Charles Vovcsko as a second-shift EDUStaff custodian
N.8. A recommendation to hire Kendra Nichols as the competitive cheer coach
N.9. A recommendation to hire Andrea Spencer as a combined food service/maintenance/athletic office manager 
N.10. A recommendation to hire Steve Herrick as the head football coach
O. Unfinished Business 
O.1. Policies for the Second Reading
Description: 
  1. 4362.01 Threatening Behavior Toward Staff Members 

  • (adds language that more clearly defines threatening behavior)

  1. 5610 Emergency Removal, Suspension, and Expulsion of Students 

  • (changes paragraph to not give choice of Board/Superintendent. Adds language regarding preponderance of Evidence and records retention)

  1. 5611 Due Process Rights 

  • (adds language regarding preponderance of evidence is the standard of evidence for student discipline and records retention) 7440 Facility Security 

  • (policy authorizes the superintendent to install temporary door locking devices. Need to notify local law enforcement and local fire department prior to doing so, as well as train staff on use)

  1. 6114 Cost Principles - Spending Federal Funds 

  • (defines the standard for a cost to be justified, must benefit district and federal projects, necessary for the overall operation of the district. Defines budget period, may require written approval for carry over funds. Defines period of performance - time to complete project Federal agency may extend) 

  1. 6325 Procurement Federal Grants/Funds 

  • (adds language regarding maintaining pre-qualified lists. Defines informal procurement procedures and formal procurement methods preference  to purchase goods made in the USA)

P. New Business 
P.1. Limited Pademic Leave Plan
Description:  Full Board action is needed.
Q. Reports from the Staff
R. Informational Items
R.1. Bond Update
S. Adjourn
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