FCS – Business and Finance Committee Meeting Minutes – 12/03/18

Business and Finance Committee
Monday, December 3, 2018
11:30 a.m., Superintendent’s Office
Meeting Minutes

Attendance: Dave Hazekamp, Elroy Buckner, and Mark Mesbergen

1. Summer Property Tax Resolution
The annual summer tax resolution was discussed. Currently, Spring Lake Township and Fruitport Township collect summer taxes. There will be a resolution to continue collecting summer taxes.

2. Purchase of Maintenance Vehicles
Mark presented a recommendation to purchase one maintenance truck and one maintenance van as part of the maintenance vehicle replacement schedule. The replacement schedule was approve last spring.

3. Instructional Assistant’s Tentative Agreement
Mark explained the tentative agreements that were reached with the Instructional Assistants Association.

4. Chromebooks – K-2
Mark presented a recommendation from Allison Camp to purchase devices for grades K-2 as part of a supplement to the new reading program SuperKids. The recommendation is to purchase 7 tablets per classroom for Kindergarten and 7 chromebooks per classroom for Grades 1 and 2. Title 1 will pay for the purchase for the tablets and chromebooks.

5. Fund Balance
Mark presented a report from the Muskegon Area ISD that shows fund balance amounts and percentages for the last couple of years.

Meeting adjourned at 12:21 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Mark Mesbergen