Fruitport Schools

Fruitport Board of Education Regular Monthly Meeting – Minutes – 10/16/17

Fruitport Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting
October 16, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Board of Education Meeting Room

I. The Regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to order at 7:01 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, Susan Franklin, Dave Hazekamp, and Steve Kelly.

IV. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Item 17-124. MOTION by Franklin, SECOND by Brott to approve the agenda as presented. MOTION CARRIED 7-0

V. PRESENTATIONS
Rehmann Robson, LLC representative, Will Love presented the 2016-17 audit report. He stated the audit was performed in accordance with Government Auditing Standards. Fruitport Community Schools received a clean audit with no difficulties or disagreements. Bob Szymoniak commended Mark Mesbergen and Jessica Colbert for a job well done.

VI. COMMUNICATIONS
None.

VII. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC
Fruitport staff member, Pam Gustafson thanked Jessica Colbert and Mark Mesbergen for always going above and beyond to help her. She stated she appreciates their willingness to answer all of her questions.

VIII. SUPERINTENDENT/ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
Bob Szymoniak mentioned middle school teacher, Rachel Kent having a photo and article in the GVSU year-end report. He reminded everyone of the Fruitport Education Foundation’s 5th Quarter Party Fundraiser on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Bob indicated he will be working a band fundraiser at BooYahs on November 9, 2017. He also advised the Board there is not a need for a “Board Bond Committee” at this time.

IX. CONSENT AGENDA
Item 17-125. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Cole to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.
1. Approval of Workshop Meeting Minutes of October 10, 2017
2. Acceptance of Bills, Monthly Financial Report, and ACH Transactions
3. Acceptance of Student Activity Summary Report
4. Acceptance of Credit Card and Utilities Report
5. Approval of Personnel Report
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

X. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS
1. Acceptance of the 2016-17 Annual Financial Audit.
Item 17-126. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Cole to officially accept the 2016-17 annual financial audit as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

2. Approval of Fruitport’s FOCUS on EXCELLENCE.
Item 17-127. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Buckner to approve the FOCUS on EXCELLENCE as the guiding force to bring about improved student achievement for the next three years.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XI. BUSINESS AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Report of committee meeting held October 9, 2017.
Elroy Buckner reported on a Business and Finance Committee meeting held October 9, 2017. Dave Hazekamp, Elroy Buckner, Kris Cole, Mark Mesbergen, Paul Matz, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed the 2016-17 financial audit.

XII. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Approval of a TA with the FEA for Volleyball Coaching Salaries.
Item 17-128. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Burgess to approve the Tentative Agreement with the Fruitport Education Association with regard to adjustments to the JV and Freshman coaching salaries as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XIII. STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
1. Report of committee meeting held September 25, 2017.
Jill Brott reported on a Student Affairs Committee meeting held September 25, 2017. Susan Franklin, Jill Brott, Dave Hazekamp, JB Meeuwenberg, Lauren Chesney, Rob Rogers, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee held a reinstatement hearing and unanimously agreed to reinstate the student.

2. Approval of Lacrosse Co-op Agreement. Item 17-129. MOTION by Brott, SECOND by Kelly to approve the Lacrosse co-op agreement with Mona Shores to begin Spring 2018 as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XIV. BOARD MEMBER REPORTS AND DISCUSSIONS
Steve Kelly spoke highly of the band. He said they are doing fantastic and the Color Guard recently received a “best overall” award.

Kris Cole believes the band has a new energy and has bonded well with the new high school teacher, Mr. Priest. He also mentioned the girl’s robotics team performed well during a recent competition.

Jill Brott shared the FHS Volleyball team were City Champs, the Boys’ Soccer team is OK Black Conference Champs and the Boys’ Cross Country team are City Champs breaking many records!

Dave Hazekamp commented on a recent business meeting he attended regarding a medical marijuana facility possibly coming to Muskegon. He asked that Board and audience members voice their position if they have an opportunity.

XV. AGENDA ITEMS for FUTURE MEETINGS & SCHEDULING OF ANY SPECIAL MEETINGS
1. Business and Finance Committee will meet November 9, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.
2. Personnel Committee will meet November 14, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.
3. Student Affairs Committee will meet November 13, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

XVI. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC
None.

XVII. CLOSED SESSION
Item 17-130. MOTION by Franklin, SECOND by Brott to move in to Closed Session to discuss negotiations. Roll call: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Franklin, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

The Board moved into closed session at 7:31 p.m
The Board returned from closed session at 8:54 p.m.

XVIII. RATIFICATION OF FEA CONTRACT
1. Ratify 2017-18 Tentative Agreement with the Fruitport Education Association. Item 17-131. MOTION by Cole, SECOND by Brott to ratify the Fruitport Educational Association tentative agreement as presented.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XIX. ADJOURNMENT
Item 17-132. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to adjourn.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

The meeting adjourned at 8:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Steve Kelly
Board Secretary

Maribeth Clarke
Recording Secretary

FCS – Board Workshop Minutes – 09/25/17

Fruitport Board of Education
Board Workshop
September 25, 2017 5:30 p.m.
Board Room

I. The Workshop of the Board of Education was called to order at 5:50 p.m. by Board President, Dave Hazekamp.

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

III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Item 17-116. MOTION by Franklin, SECOND by Brott to approve the agenda with the addition of Cash Flow under General Board Business.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

IV. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS
1. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes.
Item 17-117. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to approve the Regular Meeting Minutes of September 18, 2017.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

2. District Data Update.
Curriculum Director, Allison Camp gave an update on M-Step, MME, PSAT and SAT results.

3. FCS III.
Superintendent, Bob Szymoniak gave an update regarding FCS III progress and district goals. Action on this item will appear on the October Regular Meeting Board agenda.

4. Financial Planning.
Superintendent, Bob Szymoniak and Director of Business Services, Mark Mesbergen gave an update regarding the district’s financial plan.

5. 105c.
Superintendent, Bob Szymoniak discussed a 105c release to Spring Lake.

6. Cash Flow Resolution.
Director of Business Services, Mark Mesbergen explained the board resolution regarding a cash flow loan.
Item 17-118. MOTION by Cole, SECOND by Brott to adopt the Cash Flow Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Bonds, Delegation of the Sale and Other Matters Relating Thereto as presented. Roll call vote: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Franklin, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XVI. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC
None.

XVII. OTHER
None.

XVIII. ADJOURNMENT
Item 17-119. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to adjourn.
MOTION CARRIED 7-0

The meeting adjourned at 7:54 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Steve Kelly
Board Secretary

FCS – Student Affairs Committee Meeting Minutes – 09/25/17

STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Monday, September 25, 2017
5:00 p.m. ~ Board Room
Meeting Minutes

Attendance: Susan Franklin, Jill Brott, Dave Hazekamp, JB Meeuwenberg, Lauren Chesney, Rob Rogers, and Bob Szymoniak

1. A Reinstatement hearing was held for an expelled student. The outcome resulted in the student being reinstated.

Meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Bob Szymoniak

FCS – Board Workshop Agenda – 10/10/17

Fruitport Community Schools
BOARD WORKSHOP
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – 7:00 a.m.
Board of Education Meeting Room

AGENDA

I. CALL to ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

IV. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS
1. Approval of Board Workshop Minutes of September 25, 2017 (attachment IV-1)
2. District’s FOCUS on Excellence (attachment IV-2)
3. Construction Project
4. Superintendent Evaluation
5. Lacrosse Cooperative Agreement

V. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC*

VI. OTHER

VII. CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS NEGOTIATIONS

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

Fruitport School Board Student Affairs Committee – 09/11/17

Fruitport Community Schools
STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Monday, September 11, 2017
4:00 p.m. ~ Board Room

Meeting Minutes

Attendance: Susan Franklin, Jill Brott, Dave Hazekamp, JB Meeuwenberg, Lauren Chesney, Rob Rogers, and Bob Szymoniak

1. Reinstatement hearings were held for three students, two of which were reinstated and one was a no show and therefore not reinstated.

Meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Bob Szymoniak

Fruitport School Board Personnel Committee – 09/12/17

Fruitport Community Schools
PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
7:30 a.m. ~ Superintendent’s Office

Meeting Minutes

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

  1. Operations Director Update
    Discussion was held that given the current economy, it was difficult to find a qualified operations director given the salary the district had traditionally offered. It was suggested to make amendments to the posting and repost.
  2. Human Resources Update
    Moving forward with the HR plan that was approved at last month’s Board meeting is on hold pending the hire and training of a new payroll person.
  3. Merit Pay
    The proposal to grant merit pay to teachers based on attendance and to principals based on the number of teacher observations they complete was given approval to be placed on the board agenda for approval.
  4. Transportation Issue
    Reported foul language on a school bus and ideas to resolve this issue were discussed.

Adjournment at 8:30 a.m.

Respectfully submitted by Bob Szymoniak

Fruitport School Board Business and Finance Committee – 09/11/17

Fruitport Community Schools
Business and Finance Committee
Monday, September 11, 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. Preliminary Count
    Mark explained the policy update that is in regards to the committee.
  3. Second Series Bond Sale Update
    Mark discussed the resolution that is presented under general board business. The resolution is giving the authority to Bob and Mark to sell the bonds.
  4. Transformer
    Bob discussed a transformer at the football field.
  5. Pitney Bowes Lease
    Mark discussed a lease with Pitney Bowes (postage machine).

Meeting adjourned at 12:50 p.m.
Respectfully submitted by Mark Mesbergen

Fruitport School Board Workshop – Agenda – 09/25/17

Fruitport Community Schools
BOARD WORKSHOP
Monday, September 25, 2017 – 5:30 p.m.
Board of Education Meeting Room

AGENDA

I. CALL to ORDER
II. ROLL CALL
III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
IV. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS

1. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of September 18, 2017 (attachment IV-1)
2. District Data Update
3. FCS III to District Focus (attachment IV-2)
4. Financial Planning
5. 105c – District Release

V. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC*
VI. OTHER
VII.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 one opportunity for the public to comment during the meeting. Members of the audience may wish to bring issues to the Board of Education for board consideration. Time limits may be placed if a large number of individuals would like to address the board.

Fruitport School Board Minutes – 09/18/17

Fruitport Board of Education 
Regular Monthly Meeting
September 18, 2017 7:00 p.m. 

Edgewood Elementary, Room #30

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 17-110. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Franklin to approve the agenda as presented.

MOTION CARRIED 7-0

V. PRESENTATIONS 

STEM teacher, Jessica Lewakowski spoke to the Board about the new STEM curriculum at the elementary level.

Principal, Amy Upham welcomed the Board and staff to Edgewood. She presented PBIS information in the form of a brochure and discussed its contents. She also commented that the ASD classroom has been a great addition to Edgewood.

VI. COMMUNICATIONS 

None.

VII. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC 

None.

VIII. SUPERINTENDENT/ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS 

Bob Szymoniak complimented Tim Tiefenbach and the middle school staff for a very successful start to the school year. He spoke about current enrollment numbers, the progress of bond and the fantastic start to the school year.

IX. CONSENT AGENDA 

Item 17-111. MOTION by Franklin, SECOND by Cole to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

1. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of August 21, 2017

2. Acceptance of Bills, Monthly Financial Report, and ACH Transactions

3. Acceptance of Student Activity Summary Report

4. Acceptance of Credit Card and Utilities Report

5. Approval of Personnel Report

MOTION CARRIED 7-0

X. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS

1. Approval of Special Education parent Advisory Committee Representative.

Item 17-112. MOTION by Cole, SECOND by Franklin to approve the recommendation of Amber Reilly by Fruitport Community Schools Board of Education to fill the 2017-19 term on the MAISD Special Education Parent Advisory Committee.

MOTION CARRIED 7-0

2. Adoption of the Bonding Resolution.

Item 17-113. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Cole to adopt the Second Series Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Bonds, Delegation of the Sale and Other Matters Relating Thereto as presented. Roll call vote: Brott, Yes; Buckner, Yes; Burgess, Yes; Cole, Yes; Franklin, Yes; Hazekamp, Yes; Kelly, Yes.

MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XI. BUSINESS AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS 1. Report of committee meeting held September 11, 2017.

Elroy Buckner reported on a Business and Finance Committee meeting held September 11, 2017. Dave Hazekamp, Elroy Buckner, Kris Cole, Mark Mesbergen, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed: the Financial Plan for the Future, Preliminary Enrollment Figures, the Second Series Bon Sale, a Transformer and the Pitney Bowes Lease.

XII. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS 1. Report of committee meeting held September 12, 2017.

Steve Kelly reported on a Personnel Committee meeting held September 12, 2017. Dave Hazekamp, Steve Kelly, Tim Burgess, Mark Mesbergen, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee discussed: the Operations Director Vacancy, Human Resources Position, Merit Pay and Transportation.

2. Approval of Merit Pay.

Item 17-114. MOTION by Kelly, SECOND by Burgess to approve merit pay for members under the Fruitport Education Association contract and the Principals and Assistant Principals.

MOTION CARRIED 7-0

XIII. STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS 

1. Report of committee meeting held September 11, 2017.

Jill Brott reported on a Student Affairs Committee meeting held September 11, 2017. Susan Franklin, Jill Brott, Dave Hazekamp, JB Meeuwenberg, Lauren Chesney, Rob Rogers, and Bob Szymoniak were present. The committee held 3 reinstatement hearings.

XIV. BOARD MEMBER REPORTS AND DISCUSSIONS 

Jill Brott expressed her appreciation of Danielle Hershey’s NHS student invitation to teachers who needed help setting up their classroom. Jill also commented that she visited Shettler and all seemed to be going well.

Kris Cole spoke about the Middle School Orientation. He was pleased to see the excitement and enthusiasm of staff and students this year. Kris also mentioned his attendance at the Elementary Tail-gate party and commented that it gets better every year.

Dave Hazekamp shared the success of Fruitport Athletic Foundation’s first annual golf outing at Terre Verde on September 16th. He said it went very well and everyone had a lot of fun. He thanked Steve Wilson for helping organize the event and looks forward to next year’s golf outing fundraiser on July 14th.

XV. AGENDA ITEMS for FUTURE MEETINGS & SCHEDULING OF ANY SPECIAL MEETINGS 

1. A Board Workshop has been scheduled for September 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

2. Business and Finance Committee will meet October 9, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.

3. Personnel Committee will meet October 10, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.

4. Student Affairs Committee will meet October 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

5. 5th Quarter Party to benefit the Fruitport Education Foundation will be October 21, 2017.

XVI. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC 

Derek Woycehoski clarified a question he had on Merit Pay.

XVII. ADJOURNMENT 

Item 17-115. MOTION by Buckner, SECOND by Brott to adjourn.

MOTION CARRIED 7-0

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Steve Kelly
Board Secretary

Maribeth Clarke
Recording Secretary

Fruitport School Board Agenda – 09/18/17

Fruitport Community Schools
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Edgewood Elementary – Computer Room
Monday, September 18, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.

I. CALL to ORDER
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
III. ROLL CALL
IV. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
V. PRESENTATIONS
1. Welcome and STEM Presentation – Amy Upham & Jessica Lewakowski
VI. COMMUNICATIONS
Secretary-
VII. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC*
VIII. SUPERINTENDENT/ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
IX. CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of August 21, 2017 (attachment IX-1)
2. Approval of Bills (attachment IX-2)
General Fund       $595,510.94
Other Funds:
Early Childhood Center      2,009.24
Food Service      9,752.14
Cooper Ed (ISD) Tech Millage       34,114.43
Building and Site       92,930.00
Capital Projects (Bond)       299,737.57
Total Bill List       $1,034,054.32

3. Acceptance of Monthly Financial Report and ACH Transactions (attachment IX-3)
4. Acceptance of Student Activity Summary Report (attachment IX-4)
5. Acceptance of Credit Card and Utilities Report (attachment IX-5)
6. Approval of Personnel Report (includes confirmation of new hires, resignations, retirees, and transfers) (attachment IX-6)

X. GENERAL BOARD BUSINESS
1. Approval of Special Education Parent Advisory Committee Rep (attachment X-1)
2. Adoption of Bonding Resolution (attachment X-2)
XI. BUSINESS & FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
Elroy Buckner, Chairperson
1. Report of Committee Meeting held September 11, 2017 (attachment XI-1)
XII. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
Steve Kelly, Chairperson
1. Report of Committee Meeting held September 12, 2017 (attachment XII-1)
2. Approval of Merit Pay (attachment XII-2)
XIII. STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
Jill Brott, Chairperson

1. Report of Committee Meeting held September 11, 2017 (attachment XIII-1)
XIV. BOARD MEMBER REPORTS AND DISCUSSIONS
XV. 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
XVI. REMARKS FROM THE PUBLIC*
XVII. 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.

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.