Board Minutes - January, 2013

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

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
January 9, 2013

     
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, January 9, 2013.

     
Roll Call  

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

Members absent:                     Ms. Simmons

Administrators present:           Mr. Colby, Ms. Ash, Ms. Butchbaker, Mr. Wood, Mr. Hamilton, Ms. Spagnoli, 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 Mr. Gordon, supported by Mr. Atkinson, to approve the agenda as presented.  All in favor. Motion carried.

     
Communications to the Board  

Staff Member Di Schultz discussed the Facility Use Fee.

     
Communications from the Audience   None.
     
Approval of 
Minutes
  Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, to approve the minutes of December 12, 2012, as presented.  All in favor. Motion carried.
     
Treasurer's Report  

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

     
 

 

Payment of Bills

 

Moved by Mr. Atkinson, supported by Mr. Gordon, that the Board of Education hereby approves payment of bills which includes General Fund totaling $38,559.81; Special Ed Fund totaling $209,716.62; and Lunch Fund totaling $3,476.05.

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

                        Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Unpaid Leave Request   Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Atkinson, that the Board of Education approve the Unpaid Leave Request from Theresa Garwood consistent with Support Staff Agreement. All in favor.  Motion carried.
     
1st Reading of Policies  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, that the Board of Education approve the 1st Reading of Volume 27, Number 1 Updated Bylaws/Policies dated October 2012.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Audit Firm  

Moved by Mr. Atkinson, supported by Ms. Adams, that the Board of Education approve Abraham & Gaffney, P.C. as Lewis Cass Intermediate School District auditor for the fiscal years 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15.  Pricing for the term of the agreement:  2012-13 $14,000; 2013-14 $14,300; 2014-15 $14,650.

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

                        Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Interlocal Agreement  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, that the Board of Education approve the Interlocal Agreement with the Pokagon-Dowagiac Area Local Revenue Sharing Board.  The Local Revenue Sharing Board will have a representative appointed to a board seat.  The Board of Education recommends the following appointments:  Chief Financial Officer and Superintendent as the alternate.

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

                         Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Board Member Resignation  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, that the Board of Education accept the resignation of Board Member Ann Simmons with regret.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Adjournment  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Atkinson, to adjourn at 6:32 p.m.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
   

Respectfully submitted,

_________________
David Gordon
 Secretary

These minutes are subject to board approval.


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