ROCHESTER COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
501 West University Drive, Rochester, Michigan

BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
August 13, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. ~ Harrison Room

There will be an informal Board Chat prior to the meeting beginning at 6:30.
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AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

II. ROLL CALL

III. COMMUNICATIONS
A. Secretary of the Board of Education B. Citizens Requesting Placement on the Agenda – Dr. HarwoodC. Members of the Board of Education

IV. CONSENT AGENDA
All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine in nature by the Board of Education and will be acted upon by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If any member of the Board or any citizen requests discussion of an item, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will become the first item of business under the New Business portion of the agenda.

Requesting Board Approval
A. To approve the Current Bills Payable for July 7, 2012 thru July 27 2012 in the amount of $5,394,047.09.B. To approve the Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes of July 16, 2012.C. To approve the Board of Education Closed Meeting Minutes of July 16, 2012.D. To approve the Head Start Director's Report for May, 2012.

Motion to approve the Consent Agenda items as presented.
Moved by:_____________
Supported by:__________
Vote:________

V. REPORTS

A. Human Resources Recommendations (Action Item) Ms. Davis
Motion to approve the Human Resources Recommendations as presented.
Moved by:_____________
Supported by:__________
Vote:________

VI. NEW BUSINESS
A. Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes of July 30, 2012 (Action Item)
Motion to approve the Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes of July 30, 2012.
Moved by:_____________
Supported by:__________
Ayes:_________________
Nays:______________
Abstentions:________
Vote:________

B. Approval of Resolution Accepting 2012 Refunding Bond Pricing (Action Item) Mr. Romzek
Motion to approve the Resolution Accepting 2012 Refunding Bond Pricing as presented.
Moved by:_____________
Supported by:__________
Ayes:_________________
Nays:______________
Abstentions:________
Vote:________

C. Board Policy 6215 Fiscal Planning – Fund Balance (Action Item, First Reading) Mr. Romzek
Motion to approve the first reading of the Proposed New Board Policy 6215 Fiscal Planning – Fund Balance.
Moved by:_____________
Supported by:__________
Motion to table the item until the next regular meeting.
Moved by:_____________
Supported by:__________
Vote:________

D. Reward and Focus Schools Update (Informational Item) Mr. Clarke

VII. ADDITIONAL BUSINESS
A. Citizens Present at the Meeting
B. Members of the Administration
C. Members of the Board of Education

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming RCS Events
August 27, 2012 Board of Education Regular Meeting / Study Session
Administration Center, 7 p.m.
September 4, 2012 First Day of School for Students: Half-day K-5 and Full-day 6-12
September 10, 2012 Board of Education Regular Meeting, Administration Center, 7 p.m.
September 24, 2012 Board of Education Regular Meeting / Study Session, Administration Center, 7 p.m.

IX. ADJOURNMENT
Motion to adjourn the meeting at ________p.m.
Moved by:_____________
Supported by:__________
Vote:________

Notice of Nondiscrimination - Rochester Community Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed or ancestry, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, familial status, arrest record or physical and mental disabilities in accordance with the Elliot-Larson Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) MCL 37.2206, Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act (PWCRA), MCL 37.1206, Title II, Title VI, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment Act of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (8U.S.C., Section 1324A Et.Seq.) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In addition, individuals will not be excluded from, or be denied, the benefits of participation in any program or activity for which the Board is responsible. Rochester Community Schools has designated the following individuals as Compliance Coordinators: Title IX, Title II and Section 504 – Students: Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, 501 W. University, Rochester, MI 48307 (248)726-3106; Equal Employment Opportunity/Section 504 for non-students: Executive Director of Human Resources, 501 W. University, Rochester, MI 48307 (248)726-3110

NOTE: Backup information pertaining to items on the board agenda is available for review at the Rochester Community Schools District Web Site under Board of Education and the Community Relations Department.

Anyone planning to attend the meeting who is in need of special assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act is asked to contact the Community Relations Department at 248-726-3185 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.