Agenda: MPS Board of Directors Board Meeting, May 31

May 24, 2012

MILWAUKEE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS REGULAR BOARD MEETING

6:30 P.M., THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012

Central Services Building Auditorium

5225 West Vliet Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

May 24, 2012

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV. AWARDS AND COMMENDATIONS

V. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

VI. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

A. Action on Proposed 2012-13 School Calendars

VII. REPORTS OF THE INDEPENDENT HEARING OFFICERS OF THE MILWAUKEE BOARD OF

SCHOOL DIRECTORS

Executive Session Notice: With respect to the following reports, the Board, pursuant to Wisconsin

Statutes, Section 19.85(1)(f), may retire to executive session for the purpose of considering disciplinary

data of specific persons, and may reconvene in open session to take action on matters considered in

executive session and to continue with the remainder of the agenda.

A. Action on Reports of the Independent Hearing Officers of the Milwaukee Board of School

Directors (Student Expulsions)

VIII. REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

A. Report of the Committee on Parent and Community Engagement

1. Report on Communication 1213C-001 from Cynthia Howard Requesting a Hearing

Regarding Concerns about Frederick J. Gaenslen School

2. Report and Possible Action on Services Provided to Students with Disabilities in the

Least Restrictive Environment

3. Report and Possible Action on Parental Dispute Resolution System (PDRS) Data

4. Report and Possible Action on District Parental Involvement Activities: Families First

B. Report of the Committee on Student Achievement and School Innovation

The Report of the Committee on Student Achievement and School Innovation, which is to be

formulated from a meeting scheduled to be held subsequent to the advance publication of this

agenda, will be forwarded to the Board prior to its meeting.1

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C. Report of the Committee on Accountability, Finance, and Personnel

Executive Session Notice

The Board may retire to executive session to consider Items 2 and 4, below, with regard to

personnel matters, under the provisions of Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 19.85(1)(c), which allows

a governing body to go into closed session for the purpose of considering employment,

promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the

governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. The Board may reconvene in open

session to take action on matters considered in executive session and to continue with the

remainder of its agenda.

1. Action on Monthly Finance Matters: Authorization to Make Purchases; Acceptance

of the Report of Revenues and Expenses; Monthly Expenditure Control Report;

Report on Administrative and School Fund Transfers; Report on Contracts under

$50,000 and Cumulative Totals Report and Acceptance of Donations

2. Action on Monthly Personnel Matters: Action on Classified Personnel Transactions,

Action on Certificated Appointments, Action on Leaves of Absence, Report on

Certificated Resignations and Classified Retirements, and Affirmative Action Report

3. Action on Monthly Facilities: FMS Award of Contracts

4. Action on Recommended Administrative Appointments and Promotions

5. Action on Prevailing Wage Rates

6. Action on the Award of Professional Services Contracts

7. Action on the Award of Sole-Source (Exception-To-Bid) Contracts.

8. Action on a Request for Authority to Refund Certain Bonds from the Neighborhood

Schools Initiative

9. Action on a Request for Budget Authority to Change a Position in the Office of

Board Governance (OBG)

10. Action on a Request to Amend FY12 Bus Contract Amounts to Reflect FY12

Expenditures and to Enter into FY13 Pupil Transportation Contracts

11. Action on a Request to Approve District Purchases, in Compliance with

Administrative Policy 3.09 as Amended by the Board’s November 18, 2010 Action on Said Policy

12. Action on Changes in the Actuarial Assumptions for the Milwaukee Board of School

Directors’ Early Retirement

13. Action on a Request to Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Hunger Task

Force for the Purpose of Providing Summer Meals and Expanded Summer

Programming to Milwaukee’s Youth

14. Additional Items of Business before the Committee on Accountability, Finance, and

Personnel

D. Report of the Committee on Strategic Planning and Budget

1. Informational Overview of the Proposed FY13 Budget

2. Action on Amendments to the Superintendent’s Proposed FY13 Budget

3. Action on the Superintendent’s Proposed FY13 Budget, including the Budgets for

the School Operations, Construction, and Extension Fund

IX. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES

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X. REGULAR ITEMS OF BUSINESS

XI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

XII. NEW BUSINESS

A. Reports, with Possible Action, of the Board’s Delegates for May 2012

B. Monthly Report of the President of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors

XIII. COMMUNICATIONS FOR REFERRAL

XIV. RESOLUTIONS FOR REFERRAL

XV. Adjournment

Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities

through sign language interpreters or other auxiliary aids. Please contact the Office of Board Governance,

Room 273, Central Services Building, 5225 West Vliet Street, P. O. Box 2181, Milwaukee, WI 53201-2181

(Phone 475-8284; Fax 475-8071; TTY (888) 808-0928).

LYNNE A. SOBCZAK

Board Clerk

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