Board Minutes - February, 2013

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

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
February 13, 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, February 13, 2013.

     
Roll Call  

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

Members absent:                    Mr. Atkinson

Administrators present:           Mr. Colby, Ms. Ash, Ms. Butchbaker, Mr. Chism, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Wood
     
Declaration
of a Quorum
 

Mr. Curtis declared a quorum of the Board.

     
Pledge to 
the Flag
  Pledge to the Flag was recited.
     
Board Appointment  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, to appoint Kevin Anderson to the vacant board seat for a term that will expire at the next biennial election. 

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

                        Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried
     
Oath of Office  

Oath of Office was administered to Mr. Anderson by Mr. Curtis.

     
Appointment of Vice-President  

Mr. Curtis appointed Ms. Adams as Vice-President.

     
Approval of Agenda  

Moved by Mr. Gordon, supported by Mr. Anderson, to approve the agenda as presented.  All in favor. Motion carried.

     
Communications to the Board   None.
     
Communications from the Audience   None.
     
Staff School Improvement Presentation   Staff Members Pete Bennett, Molly High, and Sue Higgins gave a presentation on Lewis Cass ISD’s classroom programs “School Improvement” Mission Statement, explaining how programs will utilize strategies to realize our Vision Statement (Why), Mission Statement (How), along with Beliefs Statement.
     
Approval of 
Minutes
 

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, to approve the minutes of January 9, 2013, as presented.  All in favor. Motion carried.

     
Treasurer's Report  

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

     
 

 

Payment of Bills

 

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, that the Board of Education hereby approves payment of bills which includes General Fund totaling $42,051.97 and Special Ed Fund totaling $397,423.02.

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

                        Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Berrien Cass School Board Assn Rep  

Moved by Mr. Gordon, supported by Ms. Adams, that Kevin Anderson be appointed as representative to the Berrien Cass School Boards Association.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
2nd Reading/Adoption of Policies  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, that the Board of Education approve the 2nd Reading/Adoption of Volume 27, Number 1 Updated Bylaws/Policies dated October 2012 tabling Policy 6146 Post-Issuance Compliance for Tax-Exempt and Tax-Advantaged Obligation. 

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

                          Nays: None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Technology Services  

Moved by Mr. Gordon, supported by Ms. Adams, that the Board of Education approve the contract with 4 Micros to provide IT Management and Services for three years beginning July 1, 2013 and ending on June 30, 2016. 

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

                        Abstain: Mr. Anderson

                        Nays: None

Motion carried
     
Retirement  

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Anderson, that the Board of Education accept the retirement of Keith Warner effective 6/30/13 with thanks for his many years of service.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Adjournment  

Moved by Mr. Gordon, supported by Ms. Adams, 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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