Board Minutes - June, 2013

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

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
June 12, 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, June 12, 2013.

     
Roll Call  

Members present:           Mr. Gordon, Mr. Curtis, Mr. Anderson, Mr. Atkinson, Ms. Adams (arrived 5:40 p.m.)

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.
     
Board Appointment  

Moved by Mr. Atkinson, 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, Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Anderson

                        Nays:  None

All in favor.  Motion carried.
     
Oath of Office  

Oath of Office was administered to Mr. Anderson, Mr. Atkinson, and Mr. Curtis by Mr. Colby.

     
Approval of Agenda  

Moved by Mr. Anderson, supported by Mr. Atkinson, to amend the agenda to add (D) LRSB Resolution.  All in favor. Motion carried.

     
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 May 8, 2013, as presented.  All in favor. Motion carried.
     
2012-13 Final Budget Amendments  

Moved by Mr. Atkinson, supported by Mr. Gordon, to adopt the 2012-13 Final Budget Amendments as presented and that the special details of these Budget Amendments be kept on file in the superintendent’s office. 

Roll Call Vote.  Ayes:  Mr. Anderson, Mr. Curtis, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Atkinson

                         Nays:  None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

Ms. Adams arrived.

     
2013-14 Budgets  

Moved by Mr. Gordon, supported by Mr. Anderson, to adopt the 2013-14 Budgets as presented and that the special details of these Budgets be kept on file in the superintendent’s office.  Adoption of the General Fund budget will include an ad valorem property tax levy not to exceed .2026 mills on all taxable property.  The purpose of this levy is to support the General Fund budget operating expenses. Adoption of the Special Education Fund budget will include an ad valorem property tax levy not to exceed 2.0291 mills on all taxable property.  The purpose of this levy is to support the Special Education Fund budget operating expenses. 

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

                         Nays:  None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Treasurer's Report  

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

     
Payment of Bills  

Moved by Mr. Atkinson, supported by Mr. Anderson, that the Board of Education hereby approves payment of bills which includes General Fund totaling $79,891.08; Special Ed Fund totaling $382,277.32; and Capital Projects totaling $18,130.25.

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

                         Nays:  None

All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
Annual Meeting Date   Moved by Ms. Adams, supported by Mr. Gordon, that the Board of Education set the annual meeting date for Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. with regular meeting to follow.  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 2 Updated Bylaws/Policies dated March 2013. 

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

                         Nays:  None

All in favor.  Motion carried. 

     
Common Calendar  

Moved by Mr. Gordon, supported by Mr. Atkinson, that the Board of approve the proposed Common Calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.   All in favor.  Motion carried.

     
LRSB Resolution  

Moved by Mr. Anderson, supported by Mr. Atkinson,  that the Board of Education appoint the Superintendent as the authorized representative on the Pokagon Band-Dowagiac Area Local Revenue Sharing Board to represent and cast votes as deemed necessary for and on behalf of the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District.

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

                        Nays:  None

All in favor.  Motion carried. 

     
Adjournment   Moved by Mr. Gordon, supported by Ms. Adams, to adjourn at 6:26 p.m.  All in favor.  Motion carried.
     
   

Respectfully submitted,

_________________
David Gordon
 Secretary

These minutes are subject to board approval.


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