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January 11, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Special Meeting

Agenda
1. Oath of Office - Rod Detweiler, Pam Riley, Larry Walton
Description:  Supt. Lemmer will lead the newly elected board members in reciting their oath of office. The oath follows:

I do solemnly affirm that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this state, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of Member of the Board of Education of Centreville Public Schools, St. Joseph County, Michigan according to the best of my ability. 
2. Call to Order and Roll Call - Supt. Lemmer
Description:  Note: Following board policy, officers shall serve for one (1) year and until their respective successors are elected. Prior to electing a new board president in January, the Superintendent serves as presiding officer. 

The January special meeting of the Board of Education was called to order by ____________  at _______ pm with the following persons present:  

MEMBERS:   ___Jackie Bowen    ___Rod Detweiler    ___Margaret Miller    ___TJ Reed    ___Pam Riley   ___Jeff Troyer    ___Larry Walton 

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

VISITORS PRESENT:
3. Election of BOE President
Description:  Members of the board must select among themselves one individual to serve as President. The duties and responsibilities of the President are set forth in Board Policy 0171.1.

RECOMMENDATION:  Nominate and elect a President.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:

Nomination #1: 

MOTION BY ________________________ to nominate ___________________;
SECONDED BY________________________

Additional nominations if any: 

MOTION BY ________________________ to nominate ___________________;
SECONDED BY________________________

If there are no further nominations, BE IT RESOLVED that the nominations for the Office of the President of the Centreville Board of Education be closed and a vote taken.

ROLL CALL VOTE for Nomination #1: ___________________________. 
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

If no majority on the first nomination, there shall be a ROLL CALL VOTE for Nomination #2: _______________________.

AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

____________________is elected President and will conduct the remainder of the meeting.
4. Election of BOE Vice President
Description:  After the election of a BOE President, members of the board must select among themselves one individual to serve as Vice President. The duties and responsibilities are set forth in Board Policy 0171.2.

RECOMMENDATION:  Nominate and elect a Vice President.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:

Nomination #1:  

MOTION BY ________________________ to nominate ___________________;
SECONDED BY________________________

Additional nominations if any: 

MOTION BY ________________________ to nominate ___________________;
SECONDED BY________________________

If there are no further nominations, BE IT RESOLVED that the nominations for the Office of the Vice President of the Centreville Board of Education be closed and a vote taken.

ROLL CALL VOTE for ___________________________. 
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

If no majority on the first nomination, there shall be a ROLL CALL VOTE for Nomination #2: _______________________.

AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED



 
5. Election of BOE Treasurer
Description:  After the election of a BOE Secretary, members of the board must select among themselves one individual to serve as  Treasurer. The duties and responsibilities are set forth in Board Policy 0171.4.

RECOMMENDATION:  Nominate and elect a Treasurer.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:

Nomination #1:  

MOTION BY ________________________ to nominate ___________________;
SECONDED BY________________________

Additional nominations if any: 

MOTION BY ________________________ to nominate ___________________;
SECONDED BY________________________

If there are no further nominations, BE IT RESOLVED that the nominations for the Office of Treasurer of the Centreville Board of Education be closed and a vote taken.

ROLL CALL VOTE for ___________________________. 
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

If no majority on the first nomination, there shall be a ROLL CALL VOTE for Nomination #2: _______________________.

AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

____________________is elected Treasurer.
6. Election of BOE Secretary
Description:  After the election of a BOE Vice President, members of the board must select among themselves one individual to serve as Secretary. The duties and responsibilities are set forth in Board Policy 0171.3.

RECOMMENDATION:  Nominate and elect a Secretary.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:

Nomination #1:  

MOTION BY ________________________ to nominate ___________________;
SECONDED BY________________________

Additional nominations if any: 

MOTION BY ________________________ to nominate ___________________;
SECONDED BY________________________

If there are no further nominations, BE IT RESOLVED that the nominations for the Office of Secretary of the Centreville Board of Education be closed and a vote taken.

ROLL CALL VOTE for ___________________________. 
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

If no majority on the first nomination, there shall be a ROLL CALL VOTE for Nomination #2: _______________________.

AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, EASH, MILLER, REED, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

____________________is elected Secretary.
7. Guest & Visitor Comments
8. 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 December 14 regular meeting and correspondence to the board. 

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, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
9. New Staff - Laura Wilson
Description:  In order to begin having the 6th grade back for in-person instruction five-days-a-week, it is necessary to hire an additional 6th-grade teacher. Laura Wilson, a graduate of Western Michigan University was one of the applicants. Her data sheet and information are attached. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the elementary principal to approve the hire of Laura Wilson as a 6th-grade teacher.  
 
MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Laura Wilson as a 6th-grade teacher. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON

MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
10. Bus/Maintenance Facility Approval
Description:  Phase 3 of the 2013 Bond includes replacing the bus garage and maintenance building. BOE approval is needed to move the project forward.

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the building/site committee to move forward with the new bus/maintenance facility as presented. 

MOTION BY _______________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve moving forward with the new bus/maintenance facility as presented.  

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
11. Request for Payment - KRESA
Description:  CPS has been using MiSuite for its payroll, payables, purchasing, budgeting, finance, and HR software for several years. This platform will no longer be supported after the 2020-21 school year, and the district (through KRESA) will migrate to PowerSchool eFinance. The invoice is attached and will be paid from the General Fund. This expense will be addressed in the next budget amendment. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the business manager to approve payment for the attached invoice for PowerSchool eFinance. 

MOTION BY _______________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve payment of the attached invoice for PowerSchool eFinance. 

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
12. Board Committees
Description:  Changes to the BOE membership necessitate updating the BOE committees. Attached is the current committee listing, with suggested changes. 

RECOMMENDATION:  In addition to filling current vacancies, it is the recommendation of the superintendent to make the following changes to the current committee listing: dissolve the Community Education, Negotiations/Non-Certified, and Public Relations/Transportation committees; delete the word "certified" from the remaining Negotiatons committee; add a Technology committee.

MOTION BY: _________________________; 
SECONDED BY: ________________________________

BE IT RESOLVED  that the Board of Education approve / not approve the 2021 committee listing as presented with changes as indicated.  

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
13. Guest & Visitor Comments
14. 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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