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October 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER: President, Fred Robel 
I.A. Pledge of Allegiance
 
II. AGENDA APPROVAL
 
Description:  Motion Needed

I move the Board of Education approve the agenda as presented/amended:
______________________________________________________________________
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Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle _____
Eric Schwiderson   _____
Fred Robel   _____
Heather Garry _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
 
 
III. POSITIVE DISTRICT HIGHLIGHTS:
III.A. Superintendent, Christopher Ming
III.B. Members of the Board
IV. COMMUNICATIONS:
IV.A. Board Goals for 2020-21:
IV.B. Secretary, Nicholas Moore:
IV.C. Committee Reports :
IV.C.1. Policy Committee Meeting
IV.D. Legislative Update-
IV.D.1. Superintendent, Christopher Ming
IV.E. Comments by Public in Attendance: Agenda Items Only
 
V. CONSENT AGENDA:
V.A. BOARD MEETING MINUTES:
Description:   
V.A.1. September 17, 2020
V.B. FINANCIAL REPORT: GENERAL FUND, 1999 DEBT RETIREMENT FUND, INTERNAL ACCOUNTS
Description: 
Treasurer's Financial Report/Superintendent's Report of Internal Accounts:

General Fund - $
2018 Debt Retirement Fund - $
High School Activity Account - $
Elementary Activity Account - $
Food Service Fund - $ 
Capital Projects Bond 2018 - $ 
V.C. GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES
Description: 
General Fund Expenditures: $
 
V.D. APPROVAL
 
Description:  Motion Needed

I move the Board of Education approve the consent agenda as presented. 

Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson  _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
VI. ACTION ITEMS:
VI.A. Approval of MESPA Agreement Letter
Description:  Attached is a letter of agreement between the MESPA and the Au Gres-Sims Board of Education for Bus Driver Trainer Compensation, Mr. Ming is recommending accepting this agreement. 

Motion Needed

I move the Board of Education accept the letter of agreement from the MESPA to compensate for bus driver trainer rate from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, effective immediately, as presented. 


MOTION () ; SUPPORTED () and carried unanimously the Board of Education accept the letter of agreement from the MESPA to compensate for bus driver trainer rate from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, effective immediately, as presented. 


Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson  _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
VI.B. Establishing Student Meal Prices 20-21 
Description:  Attached is Mrs. Marthaler's recommendation for 2020-21 meal prices. Per federal regulations, we must charge lunch and breakfast prices that are comparable to our reimbursement rate.  As such, an increase in prices is necessary. 

Motion Needed

I move the Board of Education establish the price adult lunches at $4.00, and adult breakfasts at $2.45 for 2020-21, as presented.


MOTION () ; SUPPORTED () and carried unanimously the Board of Education establish the price of adult lunches at $4.00, and adult breakfasts at $2.45 for 2020-21, as presented.


Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson  _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
VI.C. COVID- Handbook Revisions
Description:  Attached is Mr. Zeien's recommendation for COVID-19 related changes to the 2020-2021 Student Handbook. Per new federal and state regulations, we must enforce certain rules and restrictions during the COVID 19 Pandemic.

Motion Needed

I move the Board of Education accept the revisions to the 2020-2021 student handbook, effective immediately, as presented.


MOTION () ; SUPPORTED () and carried unanimously the Board of Education accept the revisions to the 2020-2021 student handbook, effective immediately, as presented.


Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson  _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
VI.D. Hiring of Paraprofessional

 
Description:  Attached are application materials from Amanda Hewitt for the Full Time Paraprofessional position.  Upon conclusion of interviews and contract negotiations, Mr. Zeien is recommending the Board hire Amanda Hewitt for the position.

I move the Board of Education approve the hiring of Amanda Hewitt as full time paraprofessional, with wages as per the AGS-MESPA Master Agreement Salary Schedule, effective intermediately, as presented 

MOTION () ; SUPPORTED () and carried unanimously the Board of Education approve the hiring of Amanda Hewitt,  as full time paraprofessional, with wages as per the AGS-MESPA Master Agreement Salary Schedule, effective immediately, as presented 


Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
 
VI.E. Hiring of Paraprofessional
Description:  Attached are application materials from Nikki Karklin for the Full Time Paraprofessional position.  Upon conclusion of interviews and contract negotiations, Mr. Zeien is recommending the Board hire Nikki Karklin for the position.

I move the Board of Education approve the hiring of Nikki Karklin as full time paraprofessional, with wages as per the AGS-MESPA Master Agreement Salary Schedule, effective intermediately, as presented 

MOTION () ; SUPPORTED () and carried unanimously the Board of Education approve the hiring of Nikki Karklin, as full time paraprofessional, with wages as per the AGS-MESPA Master Agreement Salary Schedule, effective immediately, as presented 


Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
 
 
VI.F. Hiring of Paraprofessional
Description:  Attached are application materials from Sherry Boensch for the Full Time Paraprofessional position.  Upon conclusion of interviews and contract negotiations, Mr. Zeien is recommending the Board hire Sherry Boensch for the position.

I move the Board of Education approve the hiring of Sherry Boensch as full time paraprofessional, with wages as per the AGS-MESPA Master Agreement Salary Schedule, effective intermediately, as presented 

MOTION () ; SUPPORTED () and carried unanimously the Board of Education approve the hiring of Sherry Boensch,  as full time paraprofessional, with wages as per the AGS-MESPA Master Agreement Salary Schedule, effective immediately, as presented 


Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
 
 
VI.G. Hiring of Bus Driver
Description:  Motion Needed

I move the Board of Education accept Aaron Abair for assignment to work under contract in our district in the position for which he has applied or been assigned as presented, effective immediately.  

Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson   _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
 
 
VI.H. Hiring of GSRP Lead Teacher
Description:  Attached are application materials from Gina Sanchez for the GSRP Lead Teacher  position.  Upon conclusion of interviews and contract negotiations, Mr. Ming and the Personnel Committee are recommending the Board hire Gina Sanchez for the position .

I move the Board of Education approve the hiring of Gina Sanchez as GSRP Lead Teacher, and accept the 2020-21 Contract of Employment, effective immediately, as presented 

MOTION () ; SUPPORTED () and carried unanimously the Board of Education approve the hiring of Gina Sanchez as GSRP Associate Teacher, and accept the 2020-21 Contract of Employment, effective immediately, as presented 


Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
 
VI.I. Hiring of Cook 
Description:  After the completion of interviews, Mr. Anthony and Mrs. Marthaler are recommending the hiring of  as a full time cook.  Mr. Ming supports this recommendation.

Motion Needed

I move the Board of Education approve the hiring of  as a cook, with wages as per Step 1 of the Michigan Education Support Personnel Association Master Agreement salary schedule, as presented.

Motion by ________________________ Supported by __________________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwderson _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson    _____

Ayes _____ Nays _____
 
 
VII. INFORMATION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS:
VII.A. FIRST READ OF NEOLA POLICY 0164.5
VII.A.1. Remote Participation by Board Members at Board Meetings
VIII. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS:
VIII.A. SUPERINTENDENT'S UPDATE
Description:  Mr. Ming will discuss pertinent information with the Board Monday evening.
 
VIII.A.1. Competive Bid Threshold
VIII.B. BUSINESS SERVICES DIRECTOR'S UPDATE
Description:  Mr. Anthony will share an update with the board Monday evening. 
VIII.C. INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES DIRECTOR'S UPDATE
Description:  Mrs. Socha will share an update with the board Monday evening. 
 
VIII.C.1. Monthly Reconfirmation of District ECOL Plan 
VIII.D. K-12 PRINCIPAL'S UPDATE
Description:  Mr. Zeien will share an update with the Board Monday evening. 
 
VIII.E. MAINTENANCE/CUSTODIAL SUPERVISOR'S UPDATE
Description:  Mr. Lichota will share an update with the board Monday evening. 
VIII.F. ATHLETIC DIRECTORS' UPDATE
Description:  Mr. Ostrander will share an update with the board Monday evening. 
 
VIII.G. ITEMS FROM THE BOARD

IX. COMMENTS BY PUBLIC IN ATTENDANCE
 
IX.A.  LOOKING AHEAD-NOVEMBER MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
IX.A.1. Budget Hearing
IX.A.2. Summer Tax Agreement 
IX.A.3. Monthly Reconfirmation of District ECOL Plan
X. ADJOURNMENT
Description: 
Motion Needed

I move the Board of Education adjourn the meeting at ___:___ p.m.

Motion by _____________________ Supported by _______________________

Roll call vote as follows:

Heather Caulfield _____ 
Nicholas Moore    _____
Nancy Selle  _____ 
Eric Schwiderson  _____
Fred Robel   _____ 
Heather Garry  _____
Norma Schwiderson     _____

Ayes ____  Nays ____
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