The following is a summary of the Regular Board of Education Meeting and Organizational Meeting held June 25, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Harrison Room. The approved minutes will be posted on the district website at www.rochester.k12.mi.us under Board of Education.

The Board of Education meeting is available for viewing on the district website at the following link: http://rochester.ezstream.com/ , on Comcast channel 19 and WOW channel 15 at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays and 6:00 p.m. on Sundays.

I. CALL TO ORDER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

II. ROLL CALL – Mrs. Berwick called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. All Board members were present with the exception of Mrs. Talbert and Mrs. Nowak with prior notice. Mr. Moore arrived at 7:10 p.m.

III. COMMUNICATIONS

Secretary of the Board of Education - None Citizens Requesting Placement on the Agenda – NoneMembers of the Board of Education - None

IV. ORGANIZATIONAL ITEMS (Action Item) Mr. Romzek and Ms. Hartnell

Mr. Coutteau read the organizational items into the record. A motion to approve the 2012-2013 organizational items as follows was approved 5-0.

1. Establishment of Depository Accounts and Check Signatories

That the following depository accounts and check signatories be established for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

General Fund (11)

Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Accounts

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Payroll – Controlled Disbursement Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Accounts Payable – Controlled Disbursement Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

School Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Health Care Reimbursement Account – Controlled Disbursement Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Section 125 Account – Controlled Disbursement Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Debit Account – Checking Account Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Athletics Fund (21)
Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Bookstore Fund (24)

Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Food Service Fund (25)

Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Debt Retirement Fund (31)

Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Accounts

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Capital Projects Fund (41)

Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Accounts

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Rochester Community Schools Foundation (52)

Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Student Activity Fund (61)

Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Support Organization Fund (62)

Depository, Demand Deposit and Investment Account

Comerica Bank

Signatory: Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Investments:

Ambassador Capital Management

Bank of America

Bank of New York Mellon

Citizens Bank

ComericA Bank

Fifth Third Bank

Huntington Bank

J.P. Morgan – Chase

Michigan Liquid Asset Fund Plus

Michigan National Bank

Multi-Bank Securities, Inc.

National City Bank of Michigan & Illinois

The Bank of Rochester

U.S. Bank

2. Persons Authorized to Make Investments on Behalf of Rochester Community Schools:

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Director of Budget and Finance

3. Persons Authorized to Enter into Agreements with Financial Institutions for Commercial Card Agreements, Custodial Agreements, and Other Financial Transactions:

Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Director of Budget and Finance

4. Establishment of Authorized Persons to Sign in the Name of Rochester Community Schools:

That the following persons be authorized to sign for the listed purposes in the name of the Rochester Community School District:

Master Employee Contracts

Board President

Superintendent of Schools

Individual Employee Contracts

Superintendent of Schools

Executive Director of Human Resources

Third Party Contracts for Substitutes, Coaches and Administrators

Superintendent

Executive Director of Human Resources

Third Party Contracts for Employee Benefit Programs and Services

Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Executive Director of Human Resources

Titles, Deeds, and Easement Agreements

Board President

Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Director of Facility/Operations/Transportation

Reports to the State Department of Education

Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Executive Director of Human Resources

Director of Budget and Finance

Construction Contracts

Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Director of Facility/Operations/Transportation

Federal Aid Agreements and Reports

Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

Director of Budget and Finance

Special Education Agreements

Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

Director of Special Education

Director of Budget and Finance

Community Education Agreements

Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Purchase Orders

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Purchasing Supervisor

Grant Authorization

Grantee and Superintendent of Schools

Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs

Director of Budget and Finance

5. Newspapers for Official Publications

That the Oakland Press and the Rochester Post be designated as the newspapers for official publications for the Board of Education.

6. Designation of District Legal Counsel Representation
That the firm of Thrun Law Firm, P.C., be designated as the district's legal counsel for bond, capital projects, and other matters.

That the firm of Clark Hill, P.L.C., be designated as the district's legal counsel for business-related matters.

That the firm of LaPointe and Butler, P.C., be designated as the district's legal counsel for special education matters.

That the firm of Keller Thoma, P.C., be designated as the district's legal counsel for labor relations.

That the firm of Lusk & Albertson, P.L.C., be designated as the district's legal counsel for student and human resource matters.

7. Authorize Summer and Winter Tax Collection for Each Municipality

That the Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs or Director of Budget and Finance be authorized to request summer and winter tax collection from each municipality.

8. Designation of Person Responsible for Implementing Public Notice Requirements of the Open Meetings Act

That the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent be designated as the person responsible for implementing the public notice requirements of the Open Meetings Act, Section 5 (1).

9. Designation of Property/Liability Insurance Carriers

That M.A.I.S.L. Joint Risk Management Trust provide property, general, and other liability insurance coverage, and that Cannon Cochran Management Services, Inc., provide worker's compensation coverage.

10. Designation of Persons to Serve as Director and Alternate Director to the M.A.I.S.L. Joint Risk Management Trust

That the Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs be named Director and that the Executive Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs be named Alternate Director to the M.A.I.S.L., Joint Risk Management Trust.

V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Board Policy 5566: Anti-Bullying (Action Item, Second Reading) Mr. Clarke

A motion to remove the item from the table was approved 5-0.

A motion to approve the second reading of the Proposed Revised Board Policy 5566: Anti-Bullying
as presented was approved 5-0.

VI. REPORTS

A. Human Resources Recommendations (Action Item) Ms. Davis

A motion to approve the Human Resources Recommendations as presented was approved 5-0.

VII. NEW BUSINESS

Superintendent's Evaluation (Action Item) Mrs. Berwick

Mr. Coutteau read a Board resolution rating the Superintendent "Effective". A final evaluation will be presented when additional data on student growth and achievement is received.

A motion to approve the Superintendent's Evaluation as presented was approved 5-0.

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IX. ADDITIONAL BUSINESS

Citizens Present at the Meeting - None

Members of the Administration – Mr. Clarke recognized Kristine Davis in Human Resources and Mary Beth Garcia in Purchasing for receiving professional certifications.

Members of the Board of Education - None

X. ANNOUNCEMENTS

Upcoming RCS Events

July 23, 2012 Board of Education Regular Meeting, Administration Center, 7 p.m.
August 13, 2012 Board of Education Regular Meeting, Administration Center, 7 p.m.
August 27, 2012 Board of Education Regular / Study Session Meeting, Administration Center, 7 p.m.

XI. ADJOURNMENT 7:18 p.m.