June 2016 Board Packet


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Educational Service Center - Thornapple Room

June 20, 2016- 4:00 P.M.

A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call

C. Welcome of Visitors and Comments from Visitors

D. General Business

  1. Approval of minutes from the Special Meeting, the Budget Hearing and the Regular Meeting of the School Board of May 16, 2016. Approval of the minutes from the Closed Board Session of May 16, 2016.
              May 2016 Special Meeting Minutes
              May 2016 Budget Hearing Minutes
              May 2016 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

E. Future Action Items
1.  First reading of the Revised Board Policy packet from NEOLA

F. Financial Reports

       1.    Allowing Bills: May1, 2016 through May 31, 2016.
                    Financial Report

G. Recommended Action Items:

  1.  Personnel Recommendations:
         a.  Approve Personnel Recommendations and report as presented.
                     Personnel Report
          b.   Approve the equity adjustments, and salary recommendations for non-union staff for the
                      2016-17 school year.
                    2016-17 Recommendations

          c. Approve the 2016-17 negotiated calendars for GSRP and Kent ISD Career/Technical
                Education/Special Education/Kent Innovation High.
                   2016-17 Calendars

          d.  Approve the creation of a position for a Career Orientation and Readiness Program (CORE)
                Instructor and CTE Specialist at the Kent Transition Center.
                   CTE CORE positions      

          e.  Approve the evaluation and contract adjustment of the Superintendent of Kent ISD.
  2.  Approve amendments to the  following 2015-16 budgets:
            2015-16 budget amendment letter
       a. General Education
                    General Education amendments
       b.  Special Education
                    Special Education amendments
       c.  Career Technical Education
                     Career Technical Education amendments
       d.  Cooperative Education
                     Cooperative Education amendments
       e.  Special Education Capital Projects
                     Special Education Capital Projects amendments
       f.  CTE Capital Projects
                     CTE Capital Projects
  3. Approve the committed funds designation for June 30, 2016.
                     Fund Equity Designation - Committed Funds
  4. Approve the recommended 2016-17 Tax Levies:   

                                                              Actual 2015-16                 2016-17
    General Education Operating                      .0898                        .0898
    Special Education Operating                     3.7099                     3.7099
    Vocational Education Operating                  .9906                        .9906

                 Total Levy                                         4.7903                     4.7903
                      2016-17 Recommended Tax Levies

  5. Approve resolutions for the following 2016-17 budgets:
               Adoption of Budgets General Letter
      a. General Education:   Revenue - $38,000,313            Expenditures - $37,694,299
                 2016-17  General Education Budget
      b. Special Education:    Revenue - $193,201,076          Expenditures - $1913,030,586
                 2016-17 Special Education Budget

      c. Career Technical Education:
                                                 Revenue - $25,280,238            Expenditures - $24,954,118
                2016-17  Career Technical Education Budget
      d. Cooperative Education:
                                                  Revenue - $4,396,088              Expenditures - $4,076,739
                  2016-17 Cooperative Education Budget  
    e. General Education Capital Projects:
                                                   Revenue - $65,025                   Expenditures - $72,800      
                 2016-17 General Education Capital Projects Budget
    f.  Special Education Capital Projects:
                                                  Revenue - $2,240,422              Expenditures - $2,327,960
                  2016-17 Special Education Capital Projects Budget
    g.  Career Technical Education Capital Projects:
                                                  Revenue - $2,201,067              Expenditures - $ 1,400,000
                2016-17 Career Technical Education Capital Projects Budget

  6. Approve the purchase of new and replacement capital outlay items along with technology equipment in the amount of $145,759.41
                 Capital Outlay Request
  7. Approve the donations received from various donors for school year 2015-16.
                 2015-16 Donations Received
  8. Approve the bid from Page Hardware Supply in the amount of $455,497 to replace doors and hardware at the Kent Career Technical Center and the Maintenance/receiving building.
                   Page Hardware Supply bid
  9. Approve the request for one Kent Career Technical Center student and one Kent Career Technical Center advisor/chaperone to participate in an overnight trip June 27-30, 2016 to Orlando, Florida for participation in the Microsoft Office Specialist US National Championship.
                  Microsoft Office Specialist Championships

H. Communications/Reports:

1.   Items from Board Members

2.  Superintendent's Report
       - Michigan Collaborative Autism Network (MI CAN) Award
       - Educator Evaluation Update

Recess - (5 minutes)

I. Other Business
  1.    Interview candidate for Kent ISD School Board.
  2.    Selection/Approval of new Kent ISD School Board member to fill the vacancy created by the
          resignation of Trustee Tim Grifhorst.

J. Future Dates

1.  Monday, July 18, 2016- Kent ISD Organizational School Board meeting at 4:00 p.m. in the
         Thornapple Room of the Kent ISD Educational Service Center
2.  Monday, August 15, 2016 - Proposed Kent ISD Regular School Board meeting at 4:00 p.m.
         in the Thornapple Room of the Kent ISD Educational Service Center
3.  Tuesday, August 30, 3016 - Kent ISD All-staff opening day kick-off at 7:30 a.m. at
         Celebration Cinema

K.  Adjournment