Fruitport Schools

Fruitport Board of Education – Regular Monthly Meeting

August 21, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Board of Education Meeting Room

I. The Regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Board President, Dave Hazekamp.

II. The PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE was recited.

III. ROLL CALL: Present – Jill Brott, Elroy Buckner, Tim Burgess, Kris Cole, Susan Franklin, Dave Hazekamp, and Steve Kelly.

IV. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Item 17-102. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Buckner to approve the agenda as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

V. PRESENTATIONS
None.

VI. COMMUNICATIONS
None.

VII. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC
Kristin Kittel addressed the Board regarding concerns with the middle school assist principal.

Judy Knooihuizen expressed her concerns with the middle school and transportation.

VIII. SUPERINTENDENT/ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
Bob Szymoniak invited the Board to Staff Orientation on Monday, August 28th beginning at 8:00 a.m. He also mentioned Meet, Greet, and Find Your Seat on Tuesday, August 29th from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Bob commended the grounds crew for having our district looking its best.

IX. CONSENT AGENDA
Item 17-103. MOTION by Cole, SECOND by Franklin to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.
1. Approval of Organizational Meeting Minutes of July 17, 2017
2. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of July 17, 2017
3. Acceptance of Bills, Monthly Financial Report, and ACH Transactions
4. Acceptance of Student Activity Summary Report
5. Acceptance of Credit Card and Utilities Report
6. Approval of Personnel Report
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

X. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS
1. Second and Final Reading of New and Updated Board Policies. Item 17-104. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Kelly to approve the second and final reading of Board Policies: 168.1, 2221, 2461, 2623, 3120.04, 3121, 4121, 5111.01, 5111.03, 5610, 5610.01, 7540.02, 8305, 8330, 8340, 8400, 8500, 8510.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XI. BUSINESS AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Report of committee meeting held August 16, 2017.
Elroy Buckner reported on a Business and Finance Committee meeting held August 16, 2017. Dave Hazekamp, Elroy Buckner, Kris Cole, Mark Mesbergen, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed: the Financial Plan for the Future and Board Policy Updates.

XII. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Report of committee meeting held August 16, 2017. Steve Kelly reported on a Personnel Committee meeting held August 16, 2017. Dave Hazekamp, Steve Kelly, Tim Burgess, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed: ECC Pay Raises, Restructuring Central/Business Office, Board Policy Updates, the Operations Director Vacancy, FEA Negotiations and Fruitport Township’s proposed Downtown Development Authority.

2. Approval of Pay Increase for ECC Staff. Item 17-105. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Franklin to approve a pay increase of 35¢ per hour for all ECC staff effective October 2, 2017.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

3. Approval of Central Office Administrative Support.
Item 17-106. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Burgess to approve the Central Office Administrative Support position and Central/Business Office restructuring. Through reassignment of responsibilities within Central/Business Offices many HR responsibilities can be consolidated into one position while also providing clerical support to the Curriculum Director, and function as the central registrar to help with schools of choice issues.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XIII. STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Report of committee meeting held August 16, 2017.
Jill Brott reported on a Student Affairs Committee meeting held August 16, 2017. Jill Brott, Dave Hazekamp, Susan Franklin, Allison Camp, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed: Restructuring Central/Business Office staff, the High School Handbook, Changes to Adult Education Graduation Requirements, Policy Updates and the Strategic Plan.

2. Approval of the High School Handbook.
Item 17-107. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Franklin to approve the high school yearbook as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

3. Approval of Changes to Adult Ed Graduation Requirements.
Item 17-108. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Franklin to approve the changes to Adult Education graduation requirements as presented to comply with the Michigan Merit Curriculum.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XIV. BOARD MEMBER REPORTS AND DISCUSSIONS
Jill Brott informed the Board of a fall MASB Conference and encouraged board members to attend.

Bob Szymoniak reported that Tina VanderWall was hired to be the Fruitport Education Foundation director. He also stated the foundation would be supporting our STEM programs.

Steve Kelly mentioned the 5th Quarter Party fundraiser will be October 21st. He invited all to attend. Steve also commented on Blue and White Night. He said it was a huge success and thought the students enjoyed “dunking” Mr. Rogers in the dunk tank.

Kris Cole spoke about the Robotics program.

Dave Hazekamp invited all to attend the Fruitport Athletic Foundation’s first annual golf outing at Terre Verde, September 16th.

Tim Burgess stated there will be a need to build a big trophy room in the new high school as the volleyball team brought back “hardware” from a recent tournament.

XV. AGENDA ITEMS for FUTURE MEETINGS & SCHEDULING OF ANY SPECIAL MEETINGS
1. Business and Finance Committee will meet September 11, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.]
2. Personnel Committee will meet September 12, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.
3. Student Affairs Committee will meet September 11, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
4. Board Workshop has been scheduled for September 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

XVI. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC
None.

XVII. ADJOURNMENT
Item 17-109. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to adjourn. MOTION CARRIED 7-0

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Steve KellyBoard Secretary
Maribeth ClarkeRecording Secretary

FCS – Student Affairs Committee Meeting Minutes – 08/16/17

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
4:00 p.m. ~ Superintendent’s Office
MEETING MINUTES

Attendance: Jill Brott, Susan Franklin, Dave Hazekamp, Allison Camp, Bob Szymoniak

1. A discussion was held concerning the proposed restructuring of central/business office staff so that there is a dedicated human resources presence in the district along with a central registrar to help with summer enrollment and schools of choice.

2. The Fruitport High School Student Handbook was reviewed and will be placed on the Board agenda for approval.

3. Changes to Adult Education graduation requirements for pupils were discussed. This has gone through two readings at Instructional Council. It will be on the Board agenda for approval.

4. Updates to Board policy that related to the Student Affairs Committee were discussed. These policies will be on the Board agenda for a second reading.

5. The strategic plan, FCS III was discussed as it is at the end of its lifespan. This matter will be taken up again at an upcoming workshop yet to be scheduled.

Adjournment at 5:03 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Bob Szymoniak

FCS – Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes – 08/16/17

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
7:00 a.m. ~ Superintendents Office
MEETING MINUTES

Attendance: Steve Kelly, Dave Hazekamp, Tim Burgess, Bob Szymoniak

1. A raise of $0.35 was discussed for Early Childhood Center (ECC) minimum wage employees effective January, 2018 and a raise of $0.35 for all remaining ECC employees effective October 2, 2018 were recommended to the full Board for action.

2. An update was given on the scope of posting for the Operations Director position. The posting will close by the first of September.

3. A restructuring of Central/Business Office was discussed that would create a more dedicated human resource presence within our district. More on this as it develops.

4. Board policy updates pertaining to the Personnel Committee were reviewed.

5. It was noted that contract negotiations with the FEA would begin next week for the 2017/18 school year.

6. Fruitport Township’s proposed Downtown Development Authority was briefly discussed.

Meeting adjourned at 7:51 a.m.

Respectfully submitted by Bob Szymoniak

FCS – Business and Finance Committee Meeting Minutes – 08/16/17

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
11:30 a.m., Superintendent’s Office
Meeting Minutes

Attendance: Dave Hazekamp, Elroy Buckner, Kris Cole, Mark Mesbergen, and Bob Szymoniak
1. Financial Plan for the Future
Bob and Mark discussed the financial plan for the future.
2. Board Policy Update
Mark explained the policy update that is in regards to the committee.

Meeting adjourned at 12:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Mark Mesbergen

Fruitport Board of Education Workshop Minutes – 07/12/17

FRUITPORT BOARD OF EDUCATION
July 12, 2017 – 5:00 p.m.
Boardroom
WORKSHOP MINUTES

I. The Board Workshop was called to order by President, Dave Hazekamp at 5:03 p.m.

II. Roll call was conducted by Secretary, Steve Kelly. Present – Brott, Buckner, Burgess, Cole, Franklin, Hazekamp, and Kelly.

III. Approval of Agenda
Item 17-077. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Cole to approve the agenda as presented. MOTION CARRIED 7-0

IV. Pool Discussion
Superintendent, Bob Szymoniak gave updates about meeting with contractors to bring the pool up to safe usage. Bob gave different options for repairs. The Board consensus is to put an action item on the next Regular Board Meeting agenda requesting the district to go out for bids in the fall to fix the mechanical issues per the $180,000 estimate, plus adding a lift and updated lighting with a $5,000 contingency for an estimated total of $210,000.

Discussion moved to buying 2 buses from Oakridge.

V. Remarks From the Public
None.

VI. Other
None.

VII. Adjournment
Item 17-078. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to adjourn the meeting at 5:54 p.m. MOTION CARRIED 7-0

Respectfully submitted,

Steve Kelly
Board Secretary

FCS – Student Affairs Meeting Minutes – 07/12/17

Student Affairs
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
4:00 p.m. ~ Superintendent’s Office
MEETING MINUTES

Attendance: Jill Brott, Dave Hazekamp, Susan Franklin, Bob Szymoniak

1. District goals were discussed and their identification and development will continue to be a work in progress.

2. Board Policy 5630.01
The Seclusion and Restraint policy was reviewed and will be submitted to the full Board for a second reading.

3. Athletic Handbook
An update on the athletic handbook was presented and will be on the upcoming Board agenda for approval.

4. A merit pay proposal for teachers and administrators was discussed.

Adjournment at 5:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Bob Szymoniak

 

FCS – Personnel Committee Meeting Agenda – 07/12/17

Personnel Committee
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
7:30 a.m. ~ Superintendent’s Office
MEETING AGENDA

Attendance: Steve Kelly, Dave Hazekamp, Tim Burgess, Mark Mesbergen, Bob Szymoniak

1. Food Service/Transportation Tentative Agreement
The particulars of a tentative agreement with the Fruitport Food Service/Transportation Association was discussed and supported for Board action.

2. Merit Pay
A proposal for merit pay for teachers and principals was discussed.

Respectfully submitted by Bob Szymoniak

FCS – Business and Finance Committee Meeting Minutes – 07/12/17

Business and Finance Committee
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
11:30 a.m., Superintendent’s Office
Meeting Minutes

Attendance: Dave Hazekamp, Elroy Buckner, Kris Cole, Mark Mesbergen, and Bob Szymoniak

1. Bus/Vehicles
Mark discussed the need for a couple of replacement buses for our fleet. Our current sub bus fleet is old and some of the buses will not pass inspection next year. Mark recommended purchasing two buses off of an expired lease for $55,000 per bus. The buses will be expensed in the General Fund and this committee will re-evaluate in January to see if we want to reallocate the expense.

2. Merit Pay
Bob and Mark discussed their ideas regarding merit pay.

3. Other – ECC Prices
Mark explained the request from Pam Bergey to increase the Early Childhood Center daycare rates by $5.00 per week per child. This would generate approximately $320/week to cover the increase to labor and benefit costs. Meeting adjourned at 1:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Mark Mesbergen

Fruitport Board of Education – Regular Monthly Meeting

July 17, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Board of Education Meeting Room

I. The Regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to order at 7:17 p.m. by Board President, Dave Hazekamp.

II. ROLL CALL: Present – Jill Brott, Elroy Buckner, Tim Burgess, Kris Cole, Dave Hazekamp, and Steve Kelly. Absent – Susan Franklin.

III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Item 17-092. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to approve the agenda as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

IV. PRESENTATIONS
• Two Above and Beyond Awards were presented by Dave Hazekamp and Courtney Stahl. Shirley Hendricks and Eric and Heidi DeRuiter received them for their support of Beach Elementary.

• Athletic Director, Ken Erny gave a brief highlight overview of the 2016-17 school year. He explained, this was the first year in the OK Black conference and even though Fruitport was the smallest district and only Class B school, the athletes finished in the middle of the conference. This year 13 school records were broken and Fruitport had 14 All-State athletes. Ken also mentioned the VNN (digital Varsity News Network) app and invited all the Hall of Fame golf outing on September 16, 2017.

V. COMMUNICATIONS
None.

VI. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC
None.

VII. SUPERINTENDENT/ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
Superintendent, Bob Szymoniak discussed the ordering of business cards and name badges for the board. He also spoke about a conversation had with YMCA representative, Bruce Spoelman about a potential programming partnership.

VIII. CONSENT AGENDA
Item 17-093. MOTION by Burgess, SECOND by Brott to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.
1. Approval of Special Meeting Minutes of June 19, 2017
2. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of June 19, 2017
3. Approval of Workshop Minutes of July 12, 2017
4. Acceptance of Bills, Monthly Financial Report, and ACH Transactions
5. Acceptance of Student Activity Summary Report
6. Acceptance of Credit Card and Utilities Report
7. Approval of Personnel Report
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

IX. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS
1. Second and Final Reading of Board Policy 5630.01. Item 17-094. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Cole to approve the second and final reading of Board policy 5630.01 (Student Seclusion and Restraint) per the recommendation of NEOLA.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

2. First Reading of New and Updated Board Policies. Item 17-095. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Buckner to approve the first reading of new and updated policies as follows: 168.1, 2221, 2461, 2623, 3120.04, 3121, 4121, 5111.01, 5111.03, 5610, 5610.01, 7540.02, 8305, 8330, 8340, 8400, 8500, and 8510 as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

3. Approval of the 2017-18 Athletic Coaching Handbook. Item 17-096. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Buckner to approve the Coaching Handbook as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

4. Approval of the Request to Bid Pool Repairs.
Item 17-097. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Buckner to approve putting pool repairs out for bid in the fall when the bid climate is more favorable to fix mechanical/physical issues per the $180,000 estimate, plus adding a lift and updated lighting with a $5,000 contingency for an estimated total investment in the pool of $210,000. Once bids have been received, the Board will decide whether or not to award said bids.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

X. BUSINESS AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Report of committee meeting held July 12, 2017.
Elroy Buckner reported on a Business and Finance Committee meeting held July 12, 2017. Dave Hazekamp, Elroy Buckner, Kris Cole, Mark Mesbergen, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed: Purchasing two replacement buses for the district’s fleet, Merit Pay, and ECC Prices.

2. Approval of the Purchase of Two Buses.
Item 17-098. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to approve the purchase of two buses from Capital City for $110,000. The buses are coming off a three year lease and only have 37,000 miles on them.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

3. Approval of an Increase to the Early Childhood Center Daycare Rates.
Item 17-099. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to approve an increase of the ECC daycare rate of $5.00 per week per child as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

XI. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Report of committee meeting held July 12, 2017.
Steve Kelly reported on a Personnel Committee meeting held July 12, 2017. Dave Hazekamp, Steve Kelly, Tim Burgess, Mark Mesbergen, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed: Food Service/Transportation Tentative Agreement and Merit Pay.

2. Ratify Fruitport Food Service/Transportation Association’s Tentative Agreement.
Item 17-100. MOTION by Kelly, SECOND by Brott to ratify the 2017-18 Fruitport Food Service/Transportation Association’s contract with the addition of the word implement under Article 14. The approved language should reflect the following:
B. Health Coverage
     The Board of Education shall implement the maximum hard cap allowed by law for self only.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

XIII. STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Report of committee meeting held July 12, 2017. Jill Brott reported on a Student Affairs Committee meeting held July 12, 2017. Jill Brott, Dave Hazekamp, Susan Franklin, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed: District Goals, Board Policy 5630.01, the Athletic Handbook and Merit Pay.

XIV. BOARD MEMBER REPORTS AND DISCUSSIONS
Discussion was held regarding Merit Pay.

Kris Cole reported that the Village of Fruitport hired an attorney to write language prohibiting a dispensary in the community.

XV. AGENDA ITEMS for FUTURE MEETINGS & SCHEDULING OF ANY SPECIAL MEETINGS
1. Business and Finance Committee will meet August 16, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.
2. Personnel Committee will meet August 16, 2017 at 7:00 a.m.
3. Student Affairs Committee will meet August 16, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
4. Blue and White Night August 16 at 5:00 p.m.

XVI. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC
None.

XVII. ADJOURNMENT
Item 17-101. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to adjourn.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

The meeting adjourned at 8:17 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Steve Kelly, Board Secretary
Maribeth Clarke, Recording Secretary

Fruitport Board of Education – Annual organizational Meeting

July 17, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Board of Education Meeting Room

I. The Annual Organizational meeting of the Board of Education was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by Board President, Dave Hazekamp.

II. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

III. ROLL CALL: Present – Jill Brott, Elroy Buckner, Tim Burgess, Kris Cole, Dave Hazekamp, and Steve Kelly. Absent – Susan Franklin.

IV. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Item 17-079. MOTION by Burgess, SECOND by Brott to approve the agenda.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

V. Re-Adoption of All Existing Bylaws/Policies for the Board of Education
Item 17-080. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Cole to adopt all existing Bylaws and Policies of the Fruitport Community Schools as presented. Bylaws and policies are to remain in effect until such time they are modified by the Board of Education. Roll Call Vote: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes. Absent – Franklin.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

VI. Reconfirm District’s Vision, Mission, Belief Statements, and Exit Outcomes
Item 17-081. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Buckner to reconfirm the District’s Vision Statement as written until such time it is changed and/or modified by the Board. Roll Call Vote: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes. Absent – Franklin.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

Item 17-082. MOTION by Cole, SECOND by Brott to reconfirm the District’s Mission Statement as written until such time it is changed and/or modified by the Board. Roll Call Vote: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes. Absent – Franklin.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

Item 17-083. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to reconfirm the District’s Belief Statements as written until such time it is changed and/or modified by the Board. Roll Call Vote: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes. Absent – Franklin.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

Item 17-084. MOTION by Kelly, SECOND by Brott to reconfirm the District’s Exit Outcomes as written until such time it is changed and/or modified by the Board. Roll Call Vote: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes. Absent – Franklin.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

VII. Designation of Banking Institution
Item 17-085. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Cole to continue with Fifth/Third Bank of Fruitport as the district’s official depository and banking institution and authorize the district to use Michigan Liquid Asset Fund, Fifth/Third Bank, Huntington Bank, and Community Shores for investment of surplus funds. MOTION CARRIED 6-0

VIII. Resolution for Investment Authority
Item 17-086. MOTION by Cole, SECOND by Buckner to adopt a Resolution authorizing the Superintendent of Schools and the Director of Business Services to invest idle funds of the school district in accordance with Act 86, of the Public Acts of 1979. Roll Call Vote: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes. Absent – Franklin.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

IX. Designation of Legal Firms
Item 17-087. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to authorize the District to work with Thrun Law Firm, PC of Lansing; Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey of Grand Rapids; Scholten & Fant of Grand Haven; Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex & Morley PC of Troy; and LaPointe & Butler, PC of Okemos in various legal matters relating to the school district.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

X. Establishment of Board Compensation
Item 17-088. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Cole to approve $599 compensation per Board member for the 2017-18 fiscal year payable in three installments: the first to be paid in August 2017; the second to be paid in December 2017; and the third to be paid in June 2018. It is suggested that $200 be donated back to the district in some financial capacity.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

XI. Memberships and Affiliations Item
17-089. MOTION by Cole, SECOND by Brott to continue with memberships in the following organizations:
• Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) ($5,187)
• Michigan Negotiators Association ($200)
• School Equity Caucus (approx. $1,000)
• Rotary International Muskegon ($563)
• Michigan Institute for Educational Management (MIEM) ($365)
• Michigan Association of School Administrators (MASA) (*approx. $924)
 *2016-17 rates. Membership renewal form with new rates has not yet been received by the district.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

XII. Designation of Board Liaison to MASB
Item 17-090. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Kelly to appoint Tim Burgess as the Board’s official liaison to Michigan Association of School Boards.
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

XIII. Adjournment
Item 17-091. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Cole to adjourn the Organizational Meeting
MOTION CARRIED 6-0

The Organizational Meeting adjourned at 7:16 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Steve Kelly, Board Secretary
Maribeth Clarke, Recording Secretary

Fruitport Board of Education Meeting July 17, 2017

Fruitport Board of Education
Annual Organizational Meeting
July 17, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Board of Education Meeting Room

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Roll Call

IV. Approval of Agenda

V. Re-adoption of all Existing Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Education (attachment #1)

VI. Reconfirmation of District’s Vision Statement, Mission Statement, Beliefs Statement and Exit Outcomes – Until changed and/or modified by Board of Education action (attachment
#2)

VII. Designation of Banking Institution (attachment #3)

VIII. Resolution for Investment Authority (attachment #4)

IX. Designation of Legal Firms (attachment #5)

X. Establishment of Board Compensation (attachment #6)

XI. Approval of District Memberships and Affiliations (attachment #7)

XII. Designation of Board Member Liaison to MASB (attachment #8)

XIII. Adjournment

– Recess – ­


Fruitport Community Schools
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Board Room
Monday, July 17, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.

I. CALL to ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

IV. PRESENTATIONS

1. Above and Beyond Awards
2. Athletic Annual Year End Presentation – Ken Erny

V. COMMUNICATIONS

Secretary-

VI. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC*

VII. SUPERINTENDENT/ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

VIII. CONSENT AGENDA

1. Approval of Special Meeting Minutes of June 19, 2017 (attachment VIII-1)
2. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of June 19, 2017 (attachment VIII-2)
3. Approval of Workshop Meeting Minutes of July 12, 2017 (attachment VIII-3)
4. Approval of Bills (attachment VIII-4)

General Fund $239,080.11
Other Funds:
Early Childhood Center 1,374.11
Food Service 57,082.65
Cooper Ed (ISD) Tech Millage 3,342.06
Capital Projects (Bond) 155,230.92
_____________________________________
Total Bill List $456,109.85

5. Acceptance of Monthly Financial Report and ACH Transactions (attachment VIII-5)
6. Acceptance of Student Activity Summary Report (attachment VIII-6)
7. Acceptance of Credit Card and Utilities Report (attachment VIII-7)
8. Approval of Personnel Report (includes confirmation of new hires, resignations, retirees, and transfers) (attachment VIII-8)

IX. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS

1. Second and Final Reading of Board Policy #5630.01 (attachment IX-1)
2. First Reading of New and Updated Board Policies (attachment IX-2)
3. Approval of the Athletic Coaching Handbook (attachment IX-3)
4. Approval of Request to Bid Pool Repairs (attachment IX-4)

X. BUSINESS & FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS – Elroy Buckner, Chairperson

1. Report of Committee Meeting held July 12, 2017 (attachment X-1)
2. Approval of the Purchase of Two Buses (attachment X-2)
3. Approval of an Increase to the Early Childhood Center Daycare Rates (attachment X-3)

XI. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS – Steve Kelly, Chairperson

1. Report of Committee Meeting held July 12, 2017 (attachment XI-1)
2. Ratify Fruitport Bus Drivers/Food Service Association Contract (attachment XI-2)

XII. STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS – Jill Brott, Chairperson

1.Report of Committee Meeting held July 12, 2017 (attachment XII-1)

XIII. BOARD MEMBER REPORTS AND DISCUSSIONS

XIV. AGENDA ITEMS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS & SCHEDULING OF SPECIAL MEETINGS

1. Schedule Business & Finance Committee Meeting
2. Schedule Personnel Committee Meeting
3. Schedule Student Affairs Committee Meeting

XV. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC*

XVI. ADJOURNMENT

*Time is provided for members of the audience to address the Board of Education regarding any topic including items on the agenda. The board is providing two opportunities for the public to comment during the meeting. The first is for people who wish to bring issues to the Board of Education for board consideration.

At the end of the meeting the board will provide a brief opportunity for community members to comment on activities and/or discussion that took place during the board meeting. Time limits may be placed if a large number of individuals would like to address the board.