Board of Education Meeting Overview

An overview of actions taken by the
Utica Community Schools
Board of Education
August 11, 2014

UCS earns national financial honor
The Utica Community Schools business office was recognized for earning the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Certificate in Financial Reporting award. The award is based on the 2012-2013 audit meeting the program's high standards for financial reporting and accountability.

Dr. Johns provided school readiness update
Dr. Christine Johns updated the Board on school readiness activities related to summer cleaning, bus inspections and curriculum materials.

Board places non-homestead millage renewal on November ballot
For information on the millage renewal, visit this link.

The Board of Education Monday voted unanimously to place a renewal of the district’s non-homestead millage on the November ballot. The non-homestead millage affects only rental, industrial and commercial properties and does not impact taxes on owner-occupied homes.

High school principal appointed
Thomas Lietz was appointed to the position of high school principal in Utica Community Schools.

Contracts approved
The Board approved the following contracts: Special Services Contracted Services; Community Assessment Referral Education/Student Assistance Center; Michigan State University Confucius Institute for Mandarin Chinese Teachers; College Board 2014 SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test; Microsoft Office Update and the Macomb/Oakland Aggregate Fuel Purchasing Program.