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January 7, 2021 at 5:30 PM - Annual Organizational Meeting

I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Additions to the Agenda
IV. Administation of the Oath of Office
Presenter:  State Representative Sarah Anthony
V. Public Comment on Agenda Items
Description:  Members of the public may address the Board for three minutes. It is Board policy to not respond to public comment.
VI. Organization of the Board of Education
Description:  Per Bylaw 0151, The Board of Education shall organize annually on the first Thursday in January on which school is in session at a meeting held for that purpose. The meeting shall be called to order by the Superintendent or the ranking officer of the preceding Board who shall serve as presiding officer until the election of a temporary chairperson, who shall in turn serve until the election of a President (M.C.L. 168.302).
VII. Officers
Description:  Per Bylaw 0152, the Board shall elect a President and Vice-President as well as a Secretary and Treasurer.

Election of officers shall be by a majority of the full Board. Where no such majority exists on the first ballot vote, a second vote shall be cast for the two (2) candidates who received the greatest number of ballot votes.

Except for those appointed to fill a vacancy, officers shall serve for one (1) year and until their respective successors are elected and shall qualify. An officer may be removed for cause by a majority vote of the full Board. The Board shall fill a vacancy in any Board officer position within thirty (30) days of the occurrence of the vacancy (M.C.L. 380.11a).
VIII. Action Items
Description:  Members of the public may address the Board for three minutes. It is Board policy to not respond to public comment.
VIII.A. Election of Officers
    1. Election of President
    2. Election of Vice President
    3. Election of Secretary
    4. Election of Treasurer
VIII.B. Attorney Appointments/Law Firms
VIII.C. Designate Depositories for School Funds (M.C.L. 380.1221)
VIII.D. Designate Auditing Firm
VIII.E. Designate those persons authorized to sign checks, contracts, agreements, and purchase orders
VIII.F. Designate a day, place, and time for regular meetings which shall be held at least once every month; and designate a day for regular study sessions of the Board 
VIII.G. Determine fee charged to individuals who request notice of board meetings; (M.C.L. 15.266)
VIII.H. Appoint Lansing Board of Education Parliamentarian
VIII.I. Appoint staff person responsible for posting public notices of meetings of the Board of Education
VIII.J. Appoint Title IX Representatives
VIII.K. Appoint Lansing School District FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Officers
VIII.L. Designate Board Secretary as the Representative to the Ingham School Officers Association
VIII.M. Distribution of Conflict of Interest Policies
IX. Adjournment

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