Board of Education Meeting Overview

An overview of actions taken by the
Utica Community Schools
Board of Education
May 11, 2015

Board honors DI teams, Make a Difference award winner and active volunteers
The Board of Education recognized three achievements: teams that earned honors in the regional round of Destination Imagination; Morgan Elementary special education teacher Jennifer Biringer for the "Make A Difference" Award; and volunteers who have served the district for more than 15 years.

Board approves property sale
The Board of Education approved the sale of approximately 40 acres of district-owned property in Shelby Township.

Electoral representatives for MISD selected
Vice president Gene Klida was selected as a delegate and trustee Dr. Mary Thomas was appointed as an alternate to cast ballots on behalf of the Board in the Macomb Intermediate School District Biennial Election.

High school graduates approved
A list of more than 2,000 Utica Community Schools seniors was approved as the Class of 2015.

High school graduates approved
A team was appointed to commence negotiation with the Utica Federation of Teachers.

Board approves resolution related to 2015-16 budget
The Board of Education set a June 22 public hearing on the 2015-2016 budget and next year's school breakfast program. After receiving a report on the projections for the next school year, the board approved adjustments that will be incorporated into the budget.

First reading held on updated anti-bullying policy
Board received a first reading of an updated anti-bullying policy which includes a reference to cyberbullying.

May 25 Board meeting canceled
The May 25, 2015 Board of Education meeting was canceled as a result of Memorial Day.

Administrative appointments approved
The Board of Education approved two administrative appointments: Shaun Greene-Beebe to the position of senior high school associate principal and Mary Coughlin to the position of junior high school assistant principal.

Contract approved
A contract was approved for the 2015 asbestos abatement program.


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