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May 10, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Special Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Description: 
The May 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:
2. Guest & Visitor Comments
3. Acceptance of Consent Agenda
Description:  As a good practice, the board should accept the consent agenda for the evening's meeting which includes minutes of the April 26 regular meeting (open and closed) and correspondence to and from 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
Attachments: (1)
4. Retirement - Rin Bontrager
Description:  Rin Bontrager has submitted a letter indicating her intent to retire at the end of May. Rin has been a valuable member of our food service team for 28 years and will be greatly missed. Her letter is attached.

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent to accept the retirement of Rin Bontrager effective Mary 31, 2021.

MOTION BY ______________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education accept / not accept the retirement of Rin Bontrager effective May 31, 2021.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
5. New Staff - Shannon Barsy
Description:  Matt Price has been serving as our Spanish teacher under a temporary permit until a certified Spanish teacher could be found. Shannon Barsy, a Northern Michigan University graduate, was an applicant. Her data sheet and information are attached. Shannon is currently teaching in Colorado but will be returning to Michigan this summer. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the jr/sr high school principal to approve the hire of Shannon Barsy as a Spanish teacher.  
 
MOTION BY ____________________________; SECONDED BY __________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the hire of Shannon Barsy as a Spanish teacher, pending a successful criminal records search.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
6. Request for Payment - Bond Bills
Description:  This item was tabled at the April 26 meeting and is presented again for approval. The district has received the attached invoices from Triangle and TowerPinkster. 

Triangle
   
 Application #7 - $35,700.00 - construction services
     Cost of Work - $12,562.54 - construction support
Total - $48,262.54

TowerPinkster
     
$3,211.02 - elementary construction administration
     $3,253.80 - jr/sr high construction administration
     $6,259.63 - reimburseables: fees & permits, mileage
Total - $12, 724.45

RECOMMENDATION:
  It is the recommendation of the superintendent to approve payment to Triangle and TowerPinkster as presented.  

MOTION BY _______________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve payment of bond bills to Triangle and TowerPinkster 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
7. Audit Proposal 
Description:  As a periodic best practice, bids for audit services were solicited from three firms. The individual bids, the business manager's recommendation, and a comparison chart are attached.  

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and the business manager to select Yeo & Yeo for audit services.

MOTION BY: ______________________; SECONDED BY: _________________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education accept / not accept the audit bid from Yeo & Yeo as attached.

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
8. Purchase Approval - Bus Cameras
Description:  Currently, each of our district school buses has two cameras on it. We would like to add a third camera to each bus to improve camera coverage. Attached is a quote for the purchase and installation of six new cameras. The cost also includes removing cameras from the retired buses and reconfiguring all the cameras to their new locations. A quote and diagrams are attached. 

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent and Ceairra Green, transportation supervisor, to approve the purchase of six new cameras in order to reconfigure the camera locations on district buses.   

MOTION BY _______________________________; SECONDED BY _______________________

BE IT RESOLVED that the Centreville Board of Education approve / not approve the camera purchase and installation per the attached quote from Pro-Vision.  

ROLL CALL / VOICE VOTE:
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
NAYS: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED
9. Strategic Plan Discussion
10. Guest & Visitor Comments
11. Closed Session - CEA Negotiations
Description:  The Superintendent requests a closed session to discuss the contract negotiations with the CEA.

RECOMMENDATION: It is the recommendation of the superintendent to 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 (c) for strategy and negotiation sessions connected with the negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement. 

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


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


The BOE returned to the open session at __________ pm with these persons present:
12. 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, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
AYES: BOWEN, DETWEILER, MILLER, REED, RILEY, TROYER, WALTON
MOTION CARRIED / DEFEATED

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