GWINN AREA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

GWINN, MICHIGAN 49841

 

BOARD MEETING SUMMARY

JUNE 11, 2013

 

The Board public comment from the following:  Jane Nordeen, Peggy Noah, Val Valima, Jamie Gollakner, Christine Sudinsky, Joe Boogren, Leesa Misterly, AJ Filizetti and Bill Nordeen.

 

The Board took the following action:

·         Tabled a motion to appoint an Interim Superintendent until the vacancy can be properly posted.

·         Entered into a contract with MASB to conduct the search for a permanent Superintendent.

·         Approved changes to the following District By-Laws and Policies, as a first reading: Powers and Philosophy (0120), Membership (0140), Religion in the Curriculum (2270); On-Line/Blended Learning Program (2370.01), Controlled Substance and Alcohol Policy for Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Drivers (4162), Entrance Age (5112), Schools of Choice (Intra-District) (5113.01), Concussions and Athletic Activities (5340.01), Safe Operation of Motorized Utility Vehicles by Students (5515.01), Emergency Removal, Suspension, and Expulsion of Nondisabled Students (5610), Expulsions/Suspensions – Required by Statute (5610.01), Travel Payment & Reimbursement (6550), Personal Internet Account Privacy – Students (7540.07) Personal internet Account Privacy – Staff (7540.08) and Religious/Patriotic Ceremonies and Observances (8800).

 

 

GWINN AREA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

GWINN, MICHIGAN 49841

 

BOARD MEETING SUMMARY

JUNE 18, 2013

 

Mr. Anthony Filizetti, Mr. Dale Throenle and Mr. Joseph Boogren were interviewed for the vacant Board of Education position. 

 

The Board then took the following action:

·         Appointed Mr. Joseph Boogren to the vacant Board position.

 

 

GWINN AREA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

GWINN, MICHIGAN 49841

 

SPECIAL MEETING SUMMARY

JUNE 21, 2013

 

Dr. Stephen L. PIereson was interviewed by the Board of Education for the District’s Interim Superintendent position. 

 

The Board then took the following action:

·         Voted to offer a 1-year contract to Dr. Piereson for the Interim Superintendent position.

 

 

GWINN AREA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

GWINN, MICHIGAN 49841

 

BUDGET HEARING SUMMARY

JUNE 24, 2013

 

The Board heard public comment from the following:  Peggy Noah and Sandy Petrovich.

 

Amy Luoma, Business Manager, presented the Board with a comprehensive review of the District’s 2012-13 budget amendment and 2013-14 proposed budget, detailing the significant revisions to both revenues and expenditures in both fiscal years.  The Board will vote on the 2012-13 amended budget and 2013-14 proposed budget during the regular meeting this evening. 

 

 

GWINN AREA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

GWINN, MICHIGAN 49841

 

BOARD MEETING SUMMARY

JUNE 24, 2013

 

The Board heard public comment from the following:  Leesa Misterly, Jane Nordeen, AJ Filizetti, Val Valima, Rob Soyring, and Nancy Machalk.

 

 

Claims in the amount of $476,969 were approved for payment.

 

Board with received a list of local scholarship recipients and an updated Board Committee listing. 

 

The Board took action on the following:

·         Approved a resolution to adopt the District’s amended 2012-13 General Fund and Food Service Funds.  The revised budget reflects a projected 6/30/13 General Fund balance of $127,852.

·         Approved a resolution to adopt the District’s General Fund and Food Service Budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year.  The General Fund includes projected revenues of $10,583,340, expenditures of $10,683,088, and a projected 6/30/14 General Fund balance of $28,104.

·         Approved changes to the following District policies, as a second and final reading:  Powers and Philosophy (0120), Membership (0140), Religion in the Curriculum (2270); On-Line/Blended Learning Program (2370.01), Controlled Substance and Alcohol Policy for Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Drivers (4162), Entrance Age (5112), Schools of Choice (Intra-District) (5113.01), Concussions and Athletic Activities (5340.01), Safe Operation of Motorized Utility Vehicles by Students (5515.01), Emergency Removal, Suspension, and Expulsion of Nondisabled Students (5610), Expulsions/Suspensions – Required by Statute (5610.01), Travel Payment & Reimbursement (6550), Personal Internet Account Privacy – Students (7540.07) Personal internet Account Privacy – Staff (7540.08) and Religious/Patriotic Ceremonies and Observances (8800).

·         Elected Ronald J. Libey as the Board’s Vice President.

·         Offered a 1-year contract to Dr. Stephen L. Piereson, as the District’s Interim Superintendent for the 2013-14 school year at a salary of $95,000.

·         Approved a contract with the Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency outlining services they will provide for the District during the 2013-14 school year.

·         Approved the District’s membership with the Michigan Association of School Boards for the 2013-14 school year.

·         Approved a membership resolution to participate in the Michigan High School Athletic Association for the 2013-14 school year.

·         Passed a resolution to borrow funds for school operations, in anticipation of state school aid, to begin the 2013-14 school year.

·         Approved the 2014 Junior Prom to be held on May 10, 2014 at the Marquette Regional History Center.

·         Approved the purchase of a 3-secion roll in refrigerator for the food service department.

·         Accepted the following resignations/retirements:

1.     James Morris – cross country coach, Gwinn High School, effective date of resignation – May 28, 2013

2.     Kelly Kienert – boys & girls tennis coach, Gwinn High School, effective date of resignation – May 31, 2013

3.     Kathleen Johnson­ – assistant cook/baker, Gwinn High School, effective date of retirement – June 1, 2013

·         Approved the employment of the following personnel:

1.     Robin Liquia – summer food service program worker, Gwinn High School, effective date of hire – June 10, 2013

2.     James Morris – assistant varsity football coach, Gwinn High School, effective date of employment – first day of the 2013-14 fall sports season

 

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