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AAPS Enrollment Up 231 Students; Modular Classrooms Cost $1.3M More

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (December 6, 2017): Forsythe Middle School, 1655 Newport Rd

The Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) Board of Education (BOE) trustees will vote themselves into executive session at 5:30 PM this evening, citing attorney/client privilege. Executive sessions are closed to the public. The regular meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

Several district educators will be recognized for recently won awards: Benjamin B. Tregoe Award for Strategic Leadership in Education; Darcy Knoll, SHAPE Michigan Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year; and Amy Van Appledorn, University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award.

The annual Fall Student Enrollment and Class Size Report will presented as an information item.

Eleven items are scheduled for first briefings. They include: the 2018 Operating Mills Proposal; the Love Public Education Campaign; Facilities Need Assessment; Playground Equipment Purchase & Installation (A2 STEAM, Angell, Logan, and Pittsfield Elementary Schools); Emergency Boilers, Condensate Tank and Air Handler Replacements; Modular Classroom Units – Change Orders; Diesel Fuel for Bus Fleet; 2018 Pioneer Parking Project Management Contract Bid Award; Huron High School Air Handling Unit Replacement; Custodial Supplies for 2017/18; and Roof Consultant.

There are no second briefing items on the agenda.

Voting tonight will be only be on the approval of meeting minutes and donations.


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Clean Audit for AAPS

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (November 15, 2017): 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.

Two information items will be presented: the October Budget Monitoring Report and the 2016-17 Annual Audit.

No first briefings are scheduled.

Second briefings include two purchase recommendations. The Physical Properties Department is recommending the district purchase bagged ice melter for a total of $24,438.75 per year for three years. Funding will be provided from the General Fund.  The Purchasing Department is recommending a purchase of 2,857 instruments from seven different vendors for a total cost of $1,998,226. The instruments will be used district wide. Funding will be provided from the 2015 Bond Fund.

Voting tonight will be on the musical instruments and the bagged ice melter purchases.


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Trustees Talk Strategic Plan Process

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (November 8, 2017): Forsythe Middle School, 1655 Newport Rd

The evening begins at 5:30 PM with a reception for Superintendent Jeanice Swift. Swift was recently named the Michigan Superintendent of the Year by the Michigan Association of School Administrators (MASA). The public is invited to the reception.

The regular board meeting of the Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) Board of Education (BOE) begins at 7:00 PM.

MASA Executive Director Christopher Wigent will be on hand to recognize Swift as the 2018 Michigan Superintendent of the Year.

An Immunization Update and the 2018 Strategic Plan Process will be presented as information items.

First briefings include recommendations to purchase Bagged Ice Melter and Musical Instruments.

There are no second briefing items, which means the only items on the consent agenda will be approval of the previous meeting minutes and donations.

Board action will be taken on an Administrative Contract Approval.


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