+ZEELAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

October 21, 2019

ZW High School Cafeteria

3390 100th Avenue

6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:           Board of Education:  Todd Brennan, Linda Bush, Rick Dernberger, Tom DenHerder, April DeWitt, Ron Scott (6:19pm), Mark Snyder

                            Administrators: Cal De Kuiper, Lynn Van Kampen, Jon Voss

ABSENT:             Board of Education:

GUESTS:             Mark Washington

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER:  6:00PM                                        Rick Dernberger

A.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:                                                    Cal De Kuiper

B.   RECOGNITION: None

C.   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS:                                           

 

 

II.               SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTS

  1. National Principals Month - Statement for the minutes by Superintendent De Kuiper to acknowledge and express appreciatiation for the district’s building principals.

 

 

III.      AGENDA MODIFICATIONS

        None are anticipated at this time.

 

 

IV.           CONSENT AGENDA

A.          Minutes of the September 16, 2019 regular board meeting were approved.

         

B.     Approved bills paid as of September 2019.  Checks #129626-129891

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:                      $1,227,948.68

PAYROLL:                                             $4,022,752.78

TOTAL:                                                 $5,250,701.46

 

C.   Approved the 2019 - 2020 Overnight/Out of State Field Trip Requests 

D.        Leave of absence approved for Becca Garza for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

 

Tom DenHerder  moved and Mark Snyder supported the motion to accept the Consent Calendar as presented.

 

VOTE: All Yes (6)

 

 

V.         DISCUSSION

  1. Crisis Go                                                 Mark Washington, Cal DeKuiper

This system allows the district to communicate more effectively internally and react in real time with accurate information; this new communication resource is called CrisisGo.  Together with Ottawa County Central Dispatch and first responders, a group met to ensure that this tool will work for all involved.  After a full review process, evaluation and live test with the Ottawa County Central Dispatch District, it is recommended  to move forward with the implementation of this product.

VI.           ACTION        

A resolution was made by Tom DenHerder stating that for the safety of the staff and students of the district, the board will endorse the administration to proceed with the implementation of CrisisGo; Ron Scott supported the resolution.

 

VII.          SUPERINTENDENT & REPORTS  

A.  OASBA Annual Fall Meeting – November 12, 2019, 6:00PM, Muskegon Community College Ottawa Center, 16777 Lincoln, Grand Haven.  Please RSVP to Mary Miilu by October 29, 2019.

The regular meeting of October 21, 2019 adjourned at 6:37 P.M.