Board Minutes - October, 2012

LEWIS CASS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
61682 Dailey Road, Cassopolis, Michigan 49031
(269) 445-6204

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
October 10, 2012

     
Call to 
Order
 

Mr. Curtis called the regular meeting of the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District Board of Education to order at 5:30 p.m. in Conference Room #1 of the Administrative Services Center on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

     
Roll Call  

Members present:       Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Curtis, Ms. Simmons, Ms. Adams, Mr. Gordon

Members absent:          None

Administrators present: Mr. Colby, Ms. Ash, Ms. Butchbaker, Mr. Chism, Ms. Merrill

     
Declaration
of a Quorum
 

Mr. Curtis declared a quorum of the Board.

     
Pledge to 
the Flag
  Pledge to the Flag was recited.
     
Approval of Agenda   Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, to approve the agenda as presented.  All in favor. Motion carried
     
Presentation   Not every month
     
Communications to the Board   None
     
Communications from the Audience   None
     
Approval of 
Minutes
 

Moved by Mr. Gordon, supported by Mr. Atkinson, to approve the minutes of September 12, 2012 as presented.  All in favor. Motion carried.

     
Treasurer's Report  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Ms. Simmons, to accept the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Payment of Bills  

Moved by Mr. Atkinson, supported by Ms. Simmons, that the Board of Education hereby approves payment of bills which includes General Fund totaling $128,064.46 and Special Ed Fund totaling $298,781.19.

Roll Call Vote.  Ayes: Mr. Gordon, Mr. Curtis, Ms. Adams, Ms. Simmons, Mr. Atkinson

                         Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
 

 

Audit

 

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Ms. Simmons, that the Board of Education accept the 2011-12 Audit as presented by Jerry Bernhardt. 

Roll Call Vote.  Ayes: Mr. Curtis, Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Gordon, Ms. Adams, Ms. Simmons

                         Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Retirement  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Atkinson, that the Board of Education accept the retirement of Stephen Parsons effective 10/31/12 with thanks for his many years of service.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Hirings  

Moved by Ms. Simmons, supported by Mr. Gordon, that the Board of Education approve the hiring of Peter Livingstone-McNelis as recommended by the administration.

Roll Call Vote.  Ayes: Ms. Adams, Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Curtis, Ms. Simmons

                         Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     

Closed

Session

 

Moved by Ms. Simmons, supported by Ms. Adams, that the Board of Education adjourn to Closed Session for the purpose of discussing Attorney/Client communication at 6:30 p.m.

Roll Call Vote.  Ayes: Mr. Curtis, Mr. Atkinson, Ms. Simmons, Ms. Adams, Mr. Gordon

                          Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

Board of Education returned to open session at 6:40 p.m.

     
Adjournment  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Ms. Simmons, to adjourn at 6:40 p.m.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
   

Respectfully submitted,

_________________
David Gordon
 Secretary

These minutes are subject to board approval.


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