Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (May 10, 2017): Huron High School, 2727 Fuller Rd
The Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) Board of Education (BOE) meeting will be split into several parts tonight.
The first part of the meeting begins at 5:00 PM when the trustees will hear a second briefing on the recommendation to name the Huron High School softball field after Dottie Davis, Huron’s Athletic Director. After special comments from those who support the naming, the trustees will vote on the recommendation.
Immediately following the vote, the meeting will recess for a reception celebrating Davis.
The regular meeting will reconvene at 7:00 PM with a student performance by the Skyline Chamber Orchestra.
The Board will resume honoring Davis and name the Huron Softball Field. The Chartwells Scholarship will be presented. Chartwells will also present a school garden mini grant.
Howard Lazarus, Ann Arbor City Manager, is slated for a special commentary.
Students from Huron High School will give a student leadership report. Representatives from each high school are invited to speak in front of the board once a school year.
Two information items will be presented: a Pedestrian Safety Update and the Chartwells Annual Report.
After those presentations, the trustees will vote themselves into an executive session, citing attorney/client privilege. Executive sessions are closed to the public. [ed: The trustees changed the order of the agenda, so they recessed to executive session after the completion of all regular meeting work.]
Once they resume the regular meeting, the trustees will hear 11 first briefing items. They include: a 2015 Bond Security For Entry ADA/DHH Upgrade; a Tech Bond Computer Purchase; a Woodchips Bid Recommendation; 2015 Bond Playground Structure Purchase: Abbot & Wines; HVAC Upgrade & Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Air Conditioning: Forsythe and Huron; Allen Renovations – Phase II – Electrical, Mechanical & HVAC, Finishes, Window Blinds; and the 2017/18 Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) Budget Review.
The 2015 Bond Bus Purchase Recommendation is up as a second briefing item. The recommendation is to add 23 buses to the district fleet, for a total of $2,296,287 paid out of the 2015 Bond.
Voting tonight will be on the Bus Purchase Recommendation, as well as the early vote on the naming of the Huron Softball Field.
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