ZEELAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

July 15, 2019

Administration Office

Immediately following the Organizational meeting

 

 

GUESTS:  Phil and Annika Waalkes

I.          RECONVENE FROM ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING:                       

A.   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS:    The Waalkes’ were present in case the Board of Education had any questions regarding the potential land transfer being discussed.                                       

 

II.         SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTS

III.              AGENDA MODIFICATIONS

NONE 

IV.           CONSENT AGENDA

A.             Minutes of the June 17, 2019 Truth-in-Budget and June 17, 2019 Regular board meetings were approved.

B.          Dance Ensemble In-state field trip request for overnight trip to Oakland Dance Festival was approved.        

C.     Approved bills paid as of June 2019.  Checks #128906-129168

Accounts Payable                      $1,231,097.76

Payroll:                                      $4,573,498.02

TOTAL:                                         $5,804,595.78

Mark Snyder moved and Ron Scott supported the motion to accept the Consent Calendar as presented.

 

VOTE: All Yes

 

V.             DISCUSSION

A.   Neola Vol 33-No 2 Policy Update - Final Reading                  Cal De Kuiper

Policy update review from the June board meeting to give opportunity for questions or concerns.  Policies will be moved to Action for approval.

B.        Land Transfer Discussion                                        Cal De Kuiper

Zeeland Public Schools owns approximately 134 acres on 72nd Avenue, between Gordon and Perry.   Phillip and Annica Waalkes own approximately 8.4 acres just north of this ZPS property and are requesting to purchase 4.9 acres at a cost of $10,373.50 per acre.  This is based on two appraisals.   The sell/purchase price is $50,830.15.

VI.           ACTION:

A.     POLICY APPROVAL

Ron Scott moved and Linda Bush supported the motion to approve the updated policies as discussed during the June regular board meeting.

 

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

                            NAY:

 

         B.     LAND TRANSFER APPROVAL

Tom DenHerder moved and Mark Snyder supported the motion to approve the Purchase Agreement and Attachment 1 to the resolution, above,  for land sale and transfer.

 

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

                            NAY:

C.   CLOSED SESSION–SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION

Mark Snyder moved and Tom DenHerder supported the motion that the Board of Education of the Zeeland Public Schools convene in closed session for discussion regarding evaluation of the Superintendent per Section 8(a) of the Open Meetings Act.

VOTE: All Yes

VII.          SUPERINTENDENT & REPORTS  

 

 

The regular meeting of July 15, 2019 returned to open session and adjourned at 1:15 P.M.