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May 26, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular Virtual Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Description: 
The May 2020 regular meeting (virtual) of the Board of Education was called to order by ____________  at _______ pm with the following persons present:  

MEMBERS:    ____Jackie Bowen    ____Rod Detweiler    ____Barb Eash    ____Margaret Miller    ____TJ Reed    ____Jeff Troyer    ____Larry Walton 

STAFF PRESENT: ___Stephanie Lemmer   ___Juanita Miller   ___Chad Brady   ___Mark VanderKlok   ___Jane Rumsey   ___Barb Lester   ___Cathy Carpenter   ___Phillip Heasley (KRESA)  

VISITORS PRESENT:
2. Guest & Visitor Comments
3. Acceptance of Consent Agenda
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
As a good practice, the board should accept the consent agenda for the evening's meeting, which includes minutes of the April 27 regular meeting and the April financial reports.

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent that the consent agenda be reviewed and accepted.

MOTION BY _____________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the consent agenda as presented. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
Attachments:
4. Superintendent's Report
Description:  Superintendent's Report

a. District

b. Legislative

c. Calendar - for a complete calendar go to www.cpschools.org
May 28 - Food pick up
June 4 - Food pick up
June 5 - Last day of school.
June 8 - BOE work session
June 22 - BOE regular meeting
4.a. BOE Member Recognition
5. New Teaching Staff - Jerry Schultz
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
 In February the BOE approved Jim Engemann's retirement. His position as math teacher was posted, and Genecia Mejeur (currently on staff as junior high special ed teacher) requested and received a transfer into that position. Genecia's position was posted and one application was received from Jerry Schultz.  Jerry is a graduate of Indiana University and has taught in Niles and Elkhart. His data sheet and relevant application materials are attached. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the jr/sr high school principal to approve the hire of Jerry Schultz as junior high special ed teacher.

MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Jerry Schultz as junior high special education teacher, contingent upon the receipt of a successful fingerprint check.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
6. New Coaching Staff - Jerry Schultz
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
 In February the BOE approved Tyler Langs' resignation as varsity football coach. The position was posted; nine applications were received, and four applicants were interviewed, including Jerry Schultz. Jerry has coached at Niles, Elkhart Memorial and Bloomington High School. His data sheet and coaching information are attached. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent, the jr/sr high school principal, and the athletic department to approve the hire of Jerry Schultz as varsity football coach.

MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Jerry Schultz as varsity football coach, contingent upon the receipt of a successful fingerprint check.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
7. Request for Payment - Bond Bills
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
The district has received three invoices related to Phase 3:
TowerPinkster -  elementary schematic design - $2,568.82
Arizent - Legal ad for bond sale - $1,535.00
S&P Global - Analytical services in connection to the bond sale - $15,500
Total: $19,603.82
Note: Payment will come from the General Fund. Once Phase 3 bond money is received, the General Fund will be reimbursed. 

RECOMMENDATION:  It is the recommendation of the superintendent to approve payments to TowerPinkster, Arizent and S&P Global for a total of $19,603.82 as presented.  

MOTION BY _______________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve payments to TowerPinkster, Arizent and S&P Global for a total of $19,603.82 as presented.  

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
Attachments:
8. Bond Resolution
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
On March 23 the BOE authorized the issuance of Phase 3 bonds. Nine bids for purchasing the bonds were received, and the winning bid was from Fifth Third Securities with an interest rate of 1.775752%. A resolution to accept this bid requires BOE approval. The resolution and supporting documentation is attached.

RECOMMENDATION:  It is the recommendation of the superintendent, business manager, and legal counsel to approve the bid from Fifth Third Securities for Phase 3 bonds as presented.
 
MOTION BY _______________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the bid from Fifth Third Securities for Phase 3 bonds as presented.
 
ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
Attachments:
9. Chartwells' Contract Renewal
Description: 
BACKGROUND: 
The district has received approval from the Michigan Department of Education to renew its food service contract with Chartwells for 2020-21, pending BOE approval. The MDE approval letter is attached. The contract with Chartwells will be updated to include the changes noted in the approval letter. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the MDE to renew the food service contract with Chartwells as presented.

MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education renew / not renew the food service contract with Chartwells for the 2020-21 school year. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
Attachments:
10. 2019-20 Final Budget Amendment Presentation
Attachments:
11. Guest & Visitor Comments
12. Closed Session - Supt Evaluation
Description: 
BACKGROUND:
 The Superintendent requests a closed session to discuss the Superintendent's evaluation. 

RECOMMENDATION: Meet in closed session.

MOTION BY ____________________; SECONDED BY ____________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education go into closed session under
the Open Meetings Act, 15.268, Section 8 (a) for the superintendent's evaluation. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED



The BOE went into closed session at  ___________pm with these persons
present:



The BOE returned to open session at __________ pm with these persons present:
13. Adjournment
Description: 
MOTION BY ___________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education adjourn the meeting at ________pm.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
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