2016-17 AAPS Budget Plan Holds Steady; District Water Quality is Okay

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (May 25, 2016): Huron High School, 2727 Fuller Road

The Ann Arbor Public School Board of Education trustees will hold an executive session beginning at 5:00 PM to conduct the formal evaluation of superintendent Jeanice Swift. A statement on the evaluation will be made public at a later date.

During tonight’s regular meeting, starting at 7:00 PM, the board will hear the monthly budget monitoring report for April. They will also hear an informational report on district water quality results.  First briefings will include a 2016-17 millage resolution, a final budget amendment for the 2015-16 school year, and the 2016-17 proposed budget. 

Tonight’s meeting marks the  mandated public hearing on the 2016-17 budget.

Additionally, the board will be presented with a first briefing on a furniture purchase for the Mitchell Elementary expansion.

Second briefings will be on the 2016 Rec & Ed sports and summer camp contracts, 2016-17 annual software renewals, 16-17 Project Lead the Way purchases, 16-17 food service management contract, and the 16-17 WISD budget.

Voting tonight will be on all of the second briefing items, unless a trustee decides to remove an item from the consent budget for some reason.

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Public Hearing Set for 2016-17 AAPS Budget; Mitchell Expansion Continues

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (May 11, 2016): Forsythe Middle School, 1655 Newport Rd

The board is holding an executive session at 5:30 PM, citing attorney/client privilege.

During the regular meeting, beginning at 7:00 PM, the trustees will first hold a moment of silence for Pittsfield Elementary teacher Cathleen Babcock, who recently passed away. There will be special recognition of Pioneer bands at Carnegie Hall and the E3 Award for the Hikone Exchange Program.

The trustees will hear an update to the 2016/17 budget. Since the last board meeting, the Washtenaw County special education millage passed, which will add an additional $9M to the budget.

First briefings will be on the 2016-17 annual software renewals, Project Lead the Way purchases, food service management contracts, the WISD budget, and the 2016 Rec & Ed sports and summer camp contracts.

Second briefings will be on Mitchell Elementary Expansion Bid Pack 4, which comprises site work, casework, metal doors and hardware purchases, resilient flooring, painting, and landscaping. The 2016 TRIG purchases will also come up for second briefing.

Voting will be on the bid pack, the TRIG purchases, and approval of a public hearing on the 2016-17 budget.

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