There was a Special/Closed Meeting (Appeal Hearing) and a Committee of the Whole Meeting held just prior to this meeting.
District Update from the Superintendent:
Mrs. Oquist appealed highlights across the Districts, including Learning in L-Town, Summer Programs, 2021 Bond summer projects, Unified Summer Sports Camp, Franklin Players Youth Camp, reminder for Bounce Back event on 8/24 (5-8pm) at Riley, and Dialog updates on printing issues.
Adoption of 2022-23 Bylaws to Establish Meeting Dates and Other Procedures:
The Board approved the bylaws to establish the 2022-2023 meeting dates, procedures for the calling and posting of Board meetings, and authorization to sign contracts and legal documents for the Board. Setting the meeting dates is an annual requirement per the Open Meetings Act.
Designation of 2022-23 Bank Depositories:
The Board approved JPMorgan Chase Bank, Fifth Third Bank and Michigan Liquid Asset Fund Plus as depositories for the School District during the 2022-23 school year. State law requires this be approved annually.
Appointment of Investment Officer:
The Board approved Alison Smith (Director of Finance) as the Investment Officer for the 2022-2023 school year.
Appointment of Staff Member to Be in Charge of Elections:
The Board Phil Francis (Ast. Superintendent for District Services) as the staff member in charge of school elections for the 2022-2023 school year. State law requires this annually.
Appointment of Staff Member to Be Responsible for Posting Board Meeting Notices:
The Board approved the Superintendent as the administrator in charge of posting meeting notices.
Approval of LCTC Robotics Rebid (2021 Bond):
Phil Francis reviewed the background and the Board approved the bids for Bid Package #3A – Project #1A, Re-bids for Renovations at Livonia Career Technical Center Renovations and Robotics Addition. This rebid was necessitated in order to receive additional bids and/or more competitive pricing in the areas of roofing, metal panels & siding, overhead doors, and additional construction materials.
Approval to Purchase Copy Paper:
Phil Francis reviewed the background and the Board approved the purchase of copy paper from Contract Paper Group.
Approval to Purchase Act 18 Technology and Supplies:
Dr. Taiariol (Director of Student Services) reviewed the background and the Board approved the purchase from CDW-G for the ASD, MoCI and Workskills program. This purchase includes Microsoft Surface Go tablets, wired charging carts, and supportive keyboards, covers and warranty agreements. The funding for this comes from the RESA Act 18 Technology/Equipment Replacement Plan.
Approval to Purchase i-Ready Diagnostics & Licenses
Theresa O’Brien (Chief Academic Officer) reviewed the background and the Board approved the purchase of i-Ready Licenses and Diagnostic Assessments for Math and Reading for use at the elementary and secondary levels from Curriculum Associates. The funding for this purchase will come from a mixture of Early Literacy Grant funds, 31a At-Risk state funds, and Academic Services Department funds.
Approval to Purchase Apex Licenses:
Kevin Etue (Director of Secondary Programs and District Services) reviewed the background and the Board approved the purchase of licenses for Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses, for Churchill, Franklin, Stevenson and the Career Technical Center.
The Board approved / recognized new Hires, Recalls, Leaves, Resignation, and Retirements.
Approval for Board Members to Participate in MASB Workshop, Summer Institute, and take MASB Classes:
The Board approved the participation of several Board Members for these activities.
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