ZEELAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

June 17, 2019

ZW High School Cafeteria

3390 100th Avenue

Immediately following the Truth-in-Budget Hearing

 

I.        RECONVENE FROM TRUTH-IN-BUDGET HEARING:

A.   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS:                                      

 

 

II.         SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTS

         

 

III.        AGENDA MODIFICATIONS

                 

 

IV.           CONSENT AGENDA

A.          Minutes of the May 20, 2019 regular board meeting were approved.

 

B.    Approved bills paid as of May 2019.  Checks #128513-128905

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:              $ 1,263,580.55

PAYROLL:                                  $ 5,988,190.10

TOTAL:                                   $7,251,770.65

 

Tom DenHerder moved and Ron Scott supported the motion to accept the Consent Agenda as presented.

 

VOTE: All Yes

 

 

V.             DISCUSSION

A.  Budget/Millage Rates - Lynn VanKampen and Cal DeKuiper offered another opportunity for questions regarding the budget previously discussed in the Truth in Budget Hearing meeting.

2019-20                              Revenues              Expenditures           Millage

General Fund                     70,015,874              69,804,209             6.0000-Homestead

                                                                                18.0000-Non-Homestead

Food Service                      2,004,565                 1,969,235

Debt Retirement               12,243,753              11,814,682             7.4500

Building and Site              1,727,117              1,648,825             .9984

Student/School Act        1,979,674        1,976,542

Community Rec        2,183,210                2,207,395             .3993

Community Service            1,172,517                1,165,222

B.   Meal Cost 2019-20                                                   Lynn VanKampen

In order to meet the requirements of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, we must complete a Paid Lunch Equity Tool created to calculate the paid lunch price increase requirement, which is set so that the free and reduced paid lunch supplement program through the government cannot be underwriting the paid lunch program.  The district must increase meals by a minimum of $0.10, with the exception of breakfast, which is not part of the PLET formula,  Milk cost will remain the same.

Mandated Pricing for         2018-19                2019-20

Breakfast                              $2.10                        $2.15        

Elementary Lunch             $2.60                        $2.70

MS Lunch                             $2.85                        $2.95

HS Lunch                             $3.10                        $3.20

Milk                          $.60                          $.60                

        C.   Electric Bus Purchase

The recommendation finalizes the Electric Bus grant that David Meeuwsen has been working on for the past two years.  The cost will be 30 percent funded thru the 2015 Bond and 70 percent funded through the State of Michigan VW mitigation funds.    The order will be placed after board approval and the buses will be received in September/October in time for the start of school.

D.  Neola Vol 33-No 2 Policy Update - First Reading -  All policy updates are required by legislation; this is the first reading and will be re-visited in July for full board approval. 

        

  VI.           ACTION:

A.     APPROVAL OF BUDGET AND MILLAGE RATES:

Ron Scott moved and Tom Denherder supported the motion to approve the adjustments to the current 2018-19 budget, the 2019-20 proposed budget and L-4029 millage rates for the 2019-20 school year as discussed.

                                                                                                                

ROLL CALL:     YEA: Brennan, Bush, Dernberger, DenHerder, DeWitt, Scott, Snyder

                            NAY:

 

B.     2019-20 MEAL COST INCREASE

Mark Snyder moved and Ron Scott supported the motion to approve the meal cost increases per the above schedule.

 

VOTE: All Yes

C.        ELECTRIC BUS PURCHASE:

Tom DenHerder moved and Todd Brennan supported the motion to approve the electric bus purchase as discussed.

VOTE: All Yes

D.        MHSAA RENEWAL:

Mark Snyder moved and Tom DenHerder supported the motion to renew the Zeeland Public Schools membership in the Michigan High School Athletic Association for the year August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020.

 

VOTE: All Yes

         

VII.          SUPERINTENDENT & REPORTS  

A.          Board/Organization Meeting date for July 15, 2019 at noon

B.        Committee dates for 2019-20 will be reviewed and presented at the Org meeting.

 The regular meeting of June 17, 2019 adjourned at 6:34 P.M.