Board of Education Meeting Overview

An overview of actions taken by the
Utica Community Schools
Board of Education
September 8, 2014

Update provided on new year, open houses
Dr. Christine Johns provided an update on the successful start to the 2014-2015 school year. She also updated the board on school open houses.

Bond issuance approved
The Board authorized the issuance of bonds not to exceed $10,000,000 for districtwide building improvement projects. The bonds will support district projects authorized by voters through the 2009 bond issue.

Back to School report provided
District administration provided a detailed report on the opening of the 2014-2015 school year. The report reviewed new programs, enrollment, facility upgrades and school readiness activities related to the start of the new year.

Graduation contract approved
A contract was approved with the Palace of Auburn Hills to host graduation ceremonies for the district's four comprehensive high schools on June 6, 2015.

Beaumont to provide trainer services
Beaumont Hospital was contracted to provide athletic trainer services.

Conference participation resolution approved
An annual resolution was approved that permits Board of Education members to attend professional conferences.