FREMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BOARD OF EDUCATION
REGULAR MEETING

June 12, 2017
7:00 p.m.

 

The Regular Board meeting of the Fremont Board of Education was called to order by President Ed Wosinski at 7:01 p.m.

 

Present: Ed Wosinski, Terri Blake, Crystal Calkins, Rick St. Peter and Kevin Kaastra.

 

Absent: Jennifer Scott; Matt Hendrie arrived at 7:29 p.m.

 

Ed Wosinski, President, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Approval of Agenda

 

# 6306 Motion by Rick and seconded by Terri to approve the agenda.

 

Ayes 5; Nays 0 Motion passed.

 

Public Participation

 

         None.

Recognitions/Presentations

 

         Andrea Wood introduced Deb Schumacher the new Social Worker to be working at Pathfinder and Daisy Brook.

         Bob Cassiday introduced Dane Schafer who was unable to attend as a new teacher at Daisy Brook.

         Deb Wightman introduced Samantha Kempf and Matthias Stevens who will be joining the middle school staff.

         Ken Haggart introduced Sara Forman who will be joining the high school staff.

 

Approval of Consent Agenda Items

 

# 6307 Motion by Terri and seconded by Crystal to approve the Consent Agenda items:

         Approve minutes of May 22, 2017 Regular Session Board of Education meeting.

         Approve disbursements for the month of May, 2017 in the amount of $1,785,914.92.

         Approve Schedule of 2017-18 Board of Education Meetings

 

Ayes 5; Nays 0 Motion passed

 

Leadership Reports

Ken Haggart, Superintendent

         Discussed the STEM program at Pathfinder and piloting another STEM program at Daisy Brook for 2017-2018.

         Discussed the Board Retreat scheduled for June 19, 2017.

         Discussed the Board picture to be taken on June 19, 2017.

         Discussed the loss of Title funds from the federal government, but increased State funding for At Risk.

 

Bing Hanson, Director of Finance

         Presented the Board with the 2016-2017 final budget.

         Presented the Board with a draft of the 2017-2018 budget for their review prior to the June 19, 2017 meeting.

         Election on operational millage next year.

 

Board Committee Reports

         Finance Matt Hendrie, Chair next meeting TBD

         Policy Rick St. Peter, Chair - next meeting TBD

         Personnel Terri Blake, Chair next meeting TBD

         Facilities Jen Scott, Chair next meeting TBD

 

Action Agenda

 

# 6308 Motion by Terri and seconded by Rick to appoint Mr. Randy Puff as the Fremont Area District Library Trustee for a 3-year term.

 

Ayes 6; Nays 0 Motion passed.

 

# 6309 Motion by Matt and seconded by Crystal to approve the MHSAA 2017-18 Membership Resolution.

 

Ayes 6; Nays 0 Motion passed.

 

Board Communications/Discussion

 

         None

 

Adjournment

 

# 6310 - Motion by Rick and seconded by Matt to adjourn the meeting at 7:51 p.m.

 

Ayes 6; Nays 0 Motion passed.