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AAPS Trustees Wrap Up the 17-18 Year

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (June 27, 2018): Forsythe Middle School, 1655 Newport Rd

The Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) Board of Education (BOE) trustees will vote themselves into executive session at 5:00 PM this evening, citing attorney/client privilege. Executive sessions are closed to the public. The regular meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

The meeting will begin with special retirement recognition of Jim Kosteva, University of Michigan Director of Community Relations; JoAnn Emmendorfer, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent; and Linda Carter, Ann Arbor Education Association (AAEA) President.

The board will hear four information items: an update on the Freeman Environmental Education Advisory and three annual reports: NWEA Growth Report;  School Culture & Climate Survey Results; and the Superintendent 360 Survey Results.

There are no first briefing items.

Eight items are up for second briefing. Those include: Middle School Math Purchase; 2017/18 Budget Amendment; Project READ Phase II Purchase; Cafeteria Table Replacement Purchase; Soundfield System Refresh: Phase III; Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Membership Renewal for 2018/19 School Year; Policy 3040: Federal Grant Procurement; and a Sunset Review of the 5000 Series Policies.

The Middle School Math Purchase recommendation is to approve the purchase of Connected Mathematics Program 3 (CMP3) materials from Pearson Publishing Company at a cost of $418,404, to be paid in three annual installments of $139,468 beginning July 2018. Funding will be provided from the General Fund.

The Project READ Phase II Purchase will include a materials purchase in the amount of $73,386,60 and training in the amount of $38,010 to be paid from the AAPS IDEA Budget.

The Cafeteria Tables Replacement Purchase will be for a total of 224 tables in 24 schools for a total amount of $271,153.45. The tables will be scheduled to be placed before the start of the 2018/19 school year.

The Soundfield Systems Refresh Phase III will be for every classroom. Phase I and Phase II each replaced one third of all classroom units, and Phase III will complete the refresh. The total cost of equipment and installation is $539,375 and will be made through the 2012 Technology Bond Series 2 Funds.

Each year, AAPS is required to renew membership in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). No fees are charged for membership. The membership is a requirement for participation in MHSAA post-season tournaments.

The approval of Policy 3040: Federal Grant Procurement is a requirement for legal compliance with the federal government.

The trustees will vote on all second briefing items except for the 2017/18 Budget Amendment when they vote on the consent agenda.

Board action will be taken to vote to approve the 2017/18 Final Budget Amendment, Utility Easements, the Cell Tower, Summer 2018 Purchasing & Hiring, the 2018/19 Board Meeting Schedule, and a Personnel Matter.


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Trustees OK 2018/19 Budget; Amend 2017/18 Budget

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (June 13, 2018): Forsythe Middle School, 1655 Newport Rd

The Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) Board of Education (BOE) trustees will vote themselves into executive session at 5:00 PM this evening, citing attorney/client privilege. Executive sessions are closed to the public. The regular meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

The meeting will begin with a performance by Clague Middle School’s 7th Grade Chamber Ensemble, led by Abby Alwin.

Several scholarships will be presented tonight. Senator Rebekah Warren will present her Envision Michigan Fund Scholarship. The 2018 AAPS Partner Scholarships by Chartwells, GCA, and Durham Transportation will be presented. There will also be a 2018 AAPS Community Scholarships presentation, along with the 2018 Chartwells Farm to School Mini Grant Award presentation.

Tonight will mark the second briefing of the 2018/19 budget. It will also mark the second public hearing on the proposed budget. These items are earlier in the meeting, presumably to allow members of the public to speak earlier in the evening.

After the public hearing, the meeting resumes its usual progression through the agenda.

Two information items will be presented to the board: the Monthly Budget Monitoring Report for May and a preview of AAPS Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability.

The trustees will hear eight first briefing items. Those include: Middle School Math Purchase; 2017/18 Budget Amendment; Project Read Phase II Purchase; Mitchell Elementary Cafeteria Enhancements; Haisley Elementary Renovations: New Classroom and Computer Lab; Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Membership Renewal for 2018/19 School Year; Federal Grant Procurement; and a Sunset Review of the 5000 Series Policies. No action is taken on first briefing items.

There will be second briefings on the Tennis Courts Renewal and Pattengill Fire Restoration and Renovation.

The recommendation is to award the tennis courts renewal contract to Anglin Civil of Livonia, Michigan, in the amount of $1,113,401, paid from the Sinking Fund.

On April 18, a fire occurred at Pattengill Elementary in a Boys restroom. The subsequent emergency restoration costs totaled $27,544.02. Due to the extent of the damage, the bathrooms will require renovation. The renovations will be a total amount of $89,735.65. Funding will be provided through an insurance claim in the amount of $92,279.67 with the $25,000 deductible paid from the Sinking Fund if approved.

The trustee will vote on the second briefing items when they vote on the consent agenda.

Board action will be taken to vote on approving the 2018/19 Budget.


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