Posen School Board Minutes

Posen Consolidated 

School District No. 9

Board of Education 

Meeting Minutes

A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of the Posen Consolidated School District No. 9 was held Monday, May 16, 2016 in the High School Library.  President Kenneth Wozniak called the board meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

Members Present:  Kenneth Wozniak, Dennis Budnick, Danielle Kowalski, Andrew Stone, Jesse Chappa and Brian Konieczny.

Members Absent:   Anna Soik present at 6:50 p.m.

Also Present:  Michelle Wesner, Superintendent/Principal and Alletta Misiak, Recording Secretary.

Visitors:  Jordan Travis – Alpena News. 

All in attendance stood for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Moved and supported by to accept the minutes of the regular monthly meeting of April 18, 2016.

Ayes: All. Nays: None. Motion Carried.

Moved and supported to approve the bills for the 2015-2016 school year.

Motion passed by a roll call vote Ayes:  All. Nays: None.

Communications –

Proposed School Calendar for 2016/2017 school year we need to have 180 student days of instruction.  Open House will be on Tuesday, August 30 from 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Old Business –

Moved and supported to accept the proposal from Audio Video Solutions Inc. and proceed with the installation of a QSC ISA555Ti 2×500 watt amplifier for the new gym without the CD player. The price of the unit is $1,172.94.

Motion passed by a roll call vote Ayes: All. Nays: None.

Administrator’s Report – Mrs. Wesner

Discussed the Attendance Policy we currently have at Posen Schools.  It is Mrs. Wesner’s recommendation that we conduct this as a first reading of Michigan’s Compulsory Attendance Law and have the documents added to our Policy Book.

Information Items

Softball and Baseball District Play will be held in Hillman on Tuesday, May 31 with the final games being held on Saturday, June 4.

New Business

Moved and supported to keep the applications on file for Heather Chappa, Cindy Srebnik and Charlene Frederick since they were the only three to turn in applications for substitute assistant cook, housekeeping and aide positions.

Motion passed by a roll call vote Ayes: All. Nays: None.

Moved and supported to adopt the attached resolution expressing support for the Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle General Fund Budget for the 2016/2017 school year.

Motion passed by a roll call vote Ayes: All. Nays: None.

Moved and supported to have Jamie Szymanski stripe the running track for the amount of $2,992 this will be paid out of Sinking Fund Account.

Motion passed by a roll call vote Ayes: All. Nays: None.

Moved and supported have Jamie Szymanski sealcoat the back parking lot as proposed for the amount of $5,614.40 this will be paid out of Sinking Fund Account.

Motion passed by a roll call vote Ayes: All. Nays: None.

Moved and supported to accept the amended budgets for General Fund and Food Service for 2015/2016 as presented.

Motion passed by a roll call vote Ayes: All. Nays: None.

Information Items

The Board received Superintendent Evaluation form which needs to be returned to Mrs. Wesner by June 13.

Moved and supported to accept the $15,000 donation from the Posen Athletic Boosters and thank them for their continued support.

Motion passed by a roll call vote Ayes: All. Nays: None.

Meeting Opened to Visitors – One – Jordan Travis from the Alpena News will be taking a new job at Traverse City Record Eagle so the Board thanked him for his continued support to Posen Schools.

Anna Soik mentioned to the Board about a school to farm program that another local school district qualified for and was wondering if we could get it?   Mrs. Wesner will look into how the other district received the grant.

Moved and supported to adjourn the regular meeting.

Ayes: All. Nays: None. Motion Carried. Time: 7 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Jesse Chappa, Recording Secretary

Board of Education

Posen Consolidated

School District No. 9