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10-7-2013

SOUTH LYON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

345 South Warren

South Lyon, Michigan  48178

(248) 573-8127

   

BOARD OF EDUCATION

    

OCTOBER 7, 2013

SOUTH LYON CITY AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

REGULAR MEETING

7:15 p.m.

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT GUSICK

 

ITEM 1                ROLL CALL - ESTABLISHMENT OF A QUORUM

ITEM 2                PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ITEM 3                PUBLIC COMMENTS

This is the time that members of the audience may address the Board of Education regarding any topic, including items on the agenda.  Please complete a card (available on the agenda table) and submit to the President of the Board.  It is requested that remarks be limited to approximately three minutes.                                                                                                                              

SECTION A - ACTION ITEMS

 

ITEM 4                APPROVAL OF MINUTES                                                                                   Enclosure 1

 

ITEM 5                HIRING OF INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF (click to view)                                           Enclosure 2           

Background Information: A retirement necessitates the hiring of a first grade teacher at Kent Lake Elementary.

 Recommended Action: Approve the hiring of Elsa Musko effective January 27, 2014.

        

ITEM 6                BOARD OF EDUCATION RESOLUTION  (click to view)                                     Enclosure 3

Background Information:In summary, the resolution states that the District will comply with Public Act 53 of 2012 as codified in PERA Section 10(1)(b) and authorizes the District’s legal counsel to file an unfair labor practice against the SLEA for demanding to arbitrate a grievance that is an illegal subject under PERA Section 10(1)(b).

Recommended Action: Approve the resolution as presented.

                                                                                                           

ITEM 7                ACCEPTANCE OF GIFT  (click to view)                                                              Enclosure 4

Background Information: Millennium Middle School received a check in the amount of $389.91 from Target Corporation, through the Take Charge of Education school fundraising program.  This money will be used to purchase supplies for Cultures of Thinking.

Recommended Action: Accept the gift in accordance with policy 9350.

 

ITEM 8                ACCEPTANCE OF GIFT  (click to view)                                                              Enclosure 5

Background Information: Sayre Elementary School received a check in the amount of $972.63 from Target Corporation, through the Take Charge of Education school fundraising program.  This money is allocated to support building assemblies and fifth grade camp costs.

Recommended Action: Accept the gift in accordance with policy 9350.

 

ITEM 9                ACCEPTANCE OF GIFT  (click to view)                                                              Enclosure 6

Background Information: South Lyon East High School received a check in the amount of $649.71 from Target Corporation, through the Take Charge of Education school fundraising program.  This money is allocated to support student activities.

Recommended Action: Accept the gift in accordance with policy 9350.

 

ITEM 10              ACCEPTANCE OF GIFT  (click to view)                                                              Enclosure 7

Background Information: Kent Lake Elementary received school supplies from Novi and Southfield Providence Hospitals.

Recommended Action: Accept the gift in accordance with policy 9350.

 

ITEM 11              ACCEPTANCE OF GIFT  (click to view)                                                              Enclosure 8

Background Information: An anonymous gift of $200 has been donated to the Millennium Middle School Choir Program.

Recommended Action: Accept the gift in accordance with policy 9350.

 

ITEM 12              ACCEPTANCE OF GIFT  (click to view)                                                              Enclosure 9

Background Information: An anonymous gift of $500 has been donated to the Millennium Middle School Choir Program.

Recommended Action: Accept the gift in accordance with policy 9350.

TEN-MINUTE RECESS

SECTION B - INFORMATION & INQUIRY

ITEM 13              ADMINISTRATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

  1. Revisions to Board Policy 2260.01 (Service Animals)                               Enclosure 10

       Melissa Baker                                                                                          (click to view)

 

  1. Revisions to Board Policy 5500 (Code of Student Conduct)  (click to      Enclosure 11

       Melissa Baker                                                                                          (click to view)

 

  1. Revisions to Board Policy 8810 (Pledge to the Flag)                                Enclosure 12

       Melissa Baker                                                                                          (click to view)

  1. Legislation
  1. CITA Comments
  1. Board Committee Reports
  • Legislative
  • Policy
  • Finance
  1. Other

ITEM 14              REPORTS                                                                                                                             

ITEM 15              PUBLIC COMMENTS

This is a second opportunity that members of the audience may address the Board of Education regarding any topic, including items on the agenda.  It is requested that remarks be limited to approximately three minutes.

ITEM 16              CORRESPONDENCE

  • Resignation – Martha Breier                                                                     Enclosure 13  

                                                                                                                     (click to view)

ITEM 17              MEETING DATES

  • October 13, 2013, SLHS Academic Awards Dinner, 5:00 p.m.
  • October 21, 2013, Regular Meeting, 7:15 p.m.
  • October 28, 2013, Study Session, 7:00 p.m.
  • November 4, 2013, Regular Meeting, 7:15 p.m.
  • November 18, 2013, Regular Meeting, 7:15 p.m.
  • December 2, 2013, Regular Meeting, 7:15 p.m.

                 

ITEM 18              BOARD COMMENTS

ITEM 19              ADJOURN