ZEELAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA & MINUTES

July 10, 2017

Administration Office

Immediately following the Organizational meeting

 

 

PRESENT:           Board of Education: Linda Bush, Tom DenHerder, Rick Dernberger, April DeWitt, Ron Scott, Mark Snyder

                            Administrators: Cal De Kuiper, Lynn Van Kampen

ABSENT:             Board of Education: Todd Brennan

GUESTS:             

 

I.                RECONVENE FROM ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING:                       

A.   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS:                                           

 

II.              SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTS

Cal reported on hiring statistics for this upcoming school year, as compared to previous hiring information.  

 

III.           AGENDA MODIFICATIONS

        None 

 

IV.           CONSENT AGENDA

A.     Minutes of the June19, 2017 Truth-in-Budget and regular board meetings were approved.

B.      Approved bills paid as of June 2017.  Checks #119188-119599

Accounts Payable            $5,413,121.45

Payroll:                               $6,112,721.05

TOTAL:                              $11,525,842.50

 

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

 

VOTE: All Yes

 

V.             DISCUSSION

A.   Policy 5630.01 - Student Seclusion and Restraint (Replacement Policy)

Policy 5630.01 - Seclusion and Restraint was not yet ready for a first reading last month as it was still under review by our special education team. This policy is a partner to 5610 - Emergency Removal, Suspension, and Expulsion of Nondisabled Students, and 5610.01 - Expulsions / Suspension.   ZPS has already been following this policy since December 2016 and is being accepted as written by NEOLA.

B.  Construction Update                                                Lynn VanKampen

Lynn VanKampen gave an update on all projects.  Several began after school let out for summer as it was easier to complete without students around (pathway, parking lots).  Timing and budget is on track for all other projects.  Budgets for 2018 projects for Cityside and ZW are looking on track as well, with potential for bids to go out in August and November respectively.

 

 

VI.           ACTION:

A.     POLICY APPROVAL

Tom DenHerder moved and Mark Snyder supported the motion to approve the updated policies as discussed during the June 19, 2017 regular board meeting.

 

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

                            NAY:

 

 

VII.          SUPERINTENDENT & REPORTS  

 

 

The regular meeting of July 10, 2017 adjourned at 12:42 P.M.