ZEELAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

July 16, 2018

Administration Office

Immediately following the Organizational meeting

 

 

I.          RECONVENE FROM ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING:      12:14PM                 

A.   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS:                                           

 

II.         SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTS

The District would like to thank the Kroll and Elhart families for their efforts to support, fund, lead, and guide our work in providing Mental Health awareness and services to ZPS students, staff, and to our community.  Paper copies of this letter were provided for Board of Education signature.

 

III.              AGENDA MODIFICATIONS

None are anticipated at this time

 

IV.           CONSENT AGENDA

A.             Minutes of the June 18, 2018 Truth-in-Budget and regular board meetings were approved.

B.     Approved bills paid as of June 2018.  Checks #125075-125494

Accounts Payable                      $1,186,888.17

Payroll:                                      $5,616,691.49

TOTAL:                                         $6,803,579.66

C.        Approved second year leave of absence for Jen Timmer, Lincoln Elementary.

 

Tom DenHerder moved and Todd Brennan supported the motion to accept the Consent Calendar as presented.

 

VOTE: All yes (7)

 

V.             DISCUSSION

A.   Neola Vol 2-No 2 Policy Update - Final Reading -                 Cal De Kuiper

These policies were discussed at Agenda planning and the May board meeting and are ready for action at tonight’s meeting.

B.   Food Service Cost Increase - Lynn VanKampen advised this topic was part of the June Discussion and is ready for Action.  

Mandated Pricing for         2017-18                2018-19

Breakfast                              $2.00                        $2.10                

Elementary Lunch     $2.50                        $2.60

MS Lunch                             $2.75                        $2.85

HS Lunch                             $3.00                          $3.10

Milk                          $.50                          $.60        

C.    Policy Update - Social Media Special Release- First Reading  - This set of policies is a special release on social media.  In the absence of an agenda planning opportunity in July, Cal De Kuiper met with staff on these topics to prepare a recommendation.  

VI.           ACTION:

A.     POLICY APPROVAL

Tom DenHerder moved and Ron Scott supported the motion to approve the updated policies as discussed during the May regular board meeting.

 

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

                            NAY:

 

B.      FOOD SERVICE COST INCREASE

Ron Scott moved and Mark Snyder supported the motion to approve the food service meal cost increase as discussed during the May regular board meeting.

 

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

                   NAY:

 

 

VII.          SUPERINTENDENT & REPORTS  

 Cal De Kuiper advised the board the August meeting will be in the Admin office conference room at noon.

 

The regular meeting of July 16, 2018 adjourned at 12:31 P.M.