Board Minutes - May, 2013

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

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
May 8, 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, May 8, 2013.

Roll Call

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

Members absent: Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Gordon

Administrators present: Mr. Colby, Ms. Ash, Ms. Merrill, Ms. Spagnoli, Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Wood, Mr. Chism

Acting Secretary

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Anderson, to appoint Mr. Anderson as acting secretary in Mr. Gordon’s absence. All in favor. Motion carried.

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. Anderson, supported by Ms. Adams, to approve the agenda as presented. All in favor. Motion carried.
Communications to the Board None
Communications from the Audience None
Presentation Staff Members Carrie Rabbitt, Sue Higgins, Cecily Ogden, Lauren McCormick, and Mikki Spagnoli gave a presentation on the START Transition Project featuring target student Arlandar (Shavaar) Washington, Jr.
Approval of
Minutes

Moved by Mr. Anderson, supported by Ms. Adams, to approve the minutes of April 10, 2013, as presented. All in favor. Motion carried.

Treasurer's Report

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

 

Payment of Bills

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Anderson, that the Board of Education hereby approves payment of bills which includes General Fund totaling $40,484.71, Special Ed Fund totaling $91,616.34; and Lunch Fund totaling $8,370.25.

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

Nays: None

All in favor. Motion carried.

1st Reading of Policies

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Anderson, that the Board of Education approve the 1stReading of Volume 27, Number 2 Updated Bylaws/Policies dated March 2013. All in favor. Motion carried.

Copier Rental Agreement

Moved by Mr. Anderson, supported by Ms. Adams, that the Board of Education authorize the Superintendent to sign the Copier Rental Agreement for a five year period.

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

Nays: None

All in favor. Motion carried.

Purchase of Vehicles

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Anderson, that the Board of Education approve the purchase of 3 vehicles at an estimated cost of $90,000.

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

Nays: None

All in favor. Motion carried.

Contracts

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Anderson, that the Board of Education direct the Superintendent to execute the yearly administrative and non-affiliate contracts.

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

Nays: None

All in favor. Motion carried.

Closed Session

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Anderson, that the Board of Education adjourn to Closed Session at 6:40 p.m. for the purpose of discussing a personnel matter.

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

Nays: None

All in favor. Motion carried.

Superintendent Evaluation

Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Curtis, that the Board of Education adopt the superintendent evaluation as presented identifying the performance of Mr. Colby as meeting or exceeding expectations in all areas. All in favor. Motion carried.

Adjournment

Moved by Mr. Anderson, supported by Ms. Adams, to adjourn at 7:12 p.m. All in favor. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________
David Gordon
Secretary

These minutes are subject to board approval.


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