Marquette Area Public Schools
1201 W. Fair Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 225-4200 –

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Graveraet School Room 210
611 North Front Street

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approve Agenda

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. Superintendent’s Report
– Recognize MAPS Teacher of the Year, Cindy DePetro and Finalists Amanda Erspamer-Berry
(Elementary) and Holly Warchock (Secondary);
– MAPS Education Grant Presentation – Cynthia DePetro and Craig Lindstrom, Victims of Our Own
Success and by Mindy Longton and Michelle L’Huillier, IPads in Kindergarten

6. Recess for Reception

7. Reconvene Meeting

8. Comments from the Public (Agenda Items Only)

9. Approve Consent Agenda:

– Minutes of the April 30, 2012 Closed Board Meeting;
– Minutes of May 14, 2012 Board Meeting;
– Personnel Report dated May 23, 2012; and
– Financial Reports:
April 2012 Receipts and Disbursements
April 2012 Financial Reports

10. Board Committee Reports:

A. Finance Committee Meeting of May 15, 2012, Report by Laura Songer, Chair
B. Finance Committee Meeting of May 22, 2012, Report by Matthew Williams
C. Other

NOTICE REGARDING BOARD MEETING MINUTES: Minutes of all meetings of the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of
Education are stored and available for inspection in the Board of Education Office, 1201 W. Fair Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855.
Recent minutes, following approval, are also posted on the district website.

Americans with Disabilities Act : Any person with a disability who needs accommodation for participation in this meeting should
contact the Superintendent at 906-225-4200 at least 3 days in advance of the meeting to request assistance.

11. Unfinished Business
A. Final Reading and Adoption of NEOLA Board Policy 5517.01 – Bullying and Other Aggressive Behavior
Toward Students

12. New Business
A. Presentation by MARESA Associate Superintendent for Finance Robert Nardi on MARESA’s
Proposed Budget for 2012-13
1. Adopt Resolution Regarding MARESA’s 2012-13 Budget
B. Consider JV Dance as an unfunded sport
C. Marquette Senior High School Proposed Kitchen Serving Area Remodel

13. Other Board Committee Reports

14. Gifts and Bequests

15. Comments from the Public (General)

16. Board Members’ Comments

17. Board President’s Comments

18. Announcements and Other Meetings:

MSHS Music Awards Kaufman Auditorium May 29 7:00 p.m.
Alternative High School Graduation Kaufman Auditorium May 30 6:30 p.m.
BMS Spring Band Concert Kaufman Auditorium May 3 7:00 p.m.
MSHS Graduation Lakeview Arena June 3 2:00 p.m.
Board Finance Meeting Central Office June 5 10:00 a.m.
Board Executive Meeting Central Office June 5 Noon
Last Day of School for students (half day) June 8
Board Meeting Graveraet Room 210 June 11 5:30 p.m.

NOTE: Regular Board meetings currently have delayed telecasts on Charter Communications Channel 8

19. Recess to Closed Session to Discuss Negotiations

20. Reconvene to Open Session

21. Adjourn

Agenda Topic Actions
Topic Discussed and Completed and/or Action Taken (Evaluate in _________)
Maintain Topic on Next Agenda (Evaluate in _______________________)
Recommend Creation of Ad Hoc Committee (Evaluate in ____________)
Table the Issue, Further Information Needed (Evaluate in ____________)

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