Month: June 2020

BCS Notice of a Public Hearing on Proposed 2020-21 Budget

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2020-2021 BUDGET   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Buchanan Community Schools will hold a Public Hearing on its proposed budget for the 2020-2021 school year on June 29, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. Due to the State’s Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Orders, this meeting will be held virtually, using the following access information: meet.google.com/mom-hamk-yvs or by phone 224- 901-2555 (PIN: 860551141) The Board may not adopt its proposed 2020-2021 budget until after a public hearing. A copy of the proposed 2020-21 budget, including the proposed property tax millage rate, is available for public inspection on the district web site www.buchananschools.com. Physical […]

6-15-20 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                    JUNE 15, 2020                  REGULAR MEETING                        VIRTUAL MEETING   CALL TO ORDER PRESIDENT: Dennis Wentworth opened the virtual meeting at 6:07 pm ROLL CALL VIRTUALLY PRESENT: C. Lee, H. Burnett, R. Writer, S. Tobler, J. DeVlaminck, K. Laesch and D. Wentworth.   ABSENT:   None   OTHERS VIRTUALLY PRESENT : Timothy Donahue, Stacey Denison, Michael Dunn, Shelby Beasley, Brian Pruett, Stacey DeMaio, Mark Frey, Karin Falkenstein, Mark Kurland, Tricia Lowery, and  Lonnie Hoover. ADOPTION OF AGENDA   MOTION by J. DeVlaminck, SECONDED BY Member R. Writer the agenda for the board meeting of June 15, 2020 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL […]

6-2-20 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                    JUNE 2, 2020                     REGULAR MEETING                        VIRTUAL MEETING   CALL TO ORDER PRESIDENT: Dennis Wentworth opened the virtual meeting at 6:15 pm ROLL CALL VIRTUALLY PRESENT: C. Lee, H. Burnett, R. Writer, S. Tobler, J. DeVlaminck, K. Laesch and D. Wentworth.   ABSENT:   None   OTHERS VIRTUALLY PRESENT : Timothy Donahue, Stacey Denison, Michael Dunn, Shelby Beasley, Brian Pruett, Stacey DeMaio, Mark Frey, Karin Falkenstein, and Mark Kurland. ADOPTION OF AGENDA   MOTION by R. Writer, SECONDED BY Member C. Lee the agenda for the board meeting of June 2, 2020 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL VOTE:  C. Lee, H. […]

5-28-20 Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                    MAY 28, 2020                   SPECIAL MEETING           VIRTUAL ONLINE MEETING   CALL TO ORDER President: Dennis Wentworth opened the meeting at 7:01pm ROLL CALL VIRTUALLY PRESENT: C. Lee, H. Burnett, R. Writer, S. Tobler (technical difficulties), J. DeVlaminck, K. Laesch and D. Wentworth.   ABSENT:   None   OTHERS PRESENT : Timothy Donahue ADOPTION OF AGENDA   MOTION by D. Wentworth, SECONDED BY Member R. Writer the agenda for the Special Board Meeting of May 28th, 2020 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL VOTE:  C. Lee, H. Burnett, R. Writer, S. Tobler, J. DeVlaminck, K. Laesch and D. Wentworth. NAYS:  None     MOTION ADOPTED RECOGNITION […]

5-18-20 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                    MAY 18, 2020                   REGULAR MEETING                        VIRTUAL MEETING CALL TO ORDER PRESIDENT: Dennis Wentworth opened the virtual meeting at 7:00 pm   ROLL CALL VIRTUALLY PRESENT: C. Lee, R. Writer, S. Tobler, J. DeVlaminck, K. Laesch and D. Wentworth.   ABSENT:   H. Burnett   OTHERS VIRTUALLY PRESENT : Timothy Donahue, Stacey Denison, Michael Dunn, Shelby Beasley, Brian Pruett, Stacey DeMaio, Mark Frey, Lonnie Hoover, Phil Place and Mark Kurland. ADOPTION OF AGENDA   MOTION by D. Wentworth, SECONDED BY Member R. Writer the agenda for the board meeting of May 18, 2020 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL VOTE:  C. Lee, […]

Superintendent Search Input Meetings – June 10th

Dear Valued Member of the Buchanan Community Schools District, As the Michigan Association of School Boards consultant assisting the Buchanan Board of Education in their search for the next Superintendent of Schools, it is important that I hear from as many residents and staff members in order to craft a candidate profile.  Many of you have already taken the online survey which is deeply appreciated.  I also want to offer you the opportunity to meet face-to-face to give your input. I will be holding three public meetings on Wednesday, June 10 at McCoy Creek Park under the pavilion.  These are drop-in events where you will be able to let your […]