7-21-2020 Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes

(Last Updated On: August 27, 2020)

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN

                                                                                                                                                  

JULY 21, 2020                   SPECIAL MEETING           VIRTUAL MEETING

 

CALL TO ORDER President: Dennis Wentworth opened the meeting at 6:03 pm
ROLL CALL PHYSICALLY PRESENT: C. Lee, H. Burnett, R. Writer, S. Tobler, J. DeVlaminck, K. Laesch, and D. Wentworth

 

ABSENT:   None

  OTHERS PRESENT : None
ADOPTION OF AGENDA

 

MOTION by D. Wentworth, SECONDED BY Member S. Tobler the agenda for the Special Board Meeting of July 21, 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 OF VISITORS None
COMMUNITY DIALOGUE CITIZENS CONCERNS Jennifer Hoover – Mr. Wentworth read her comment. Mrs. Hoover thanked board member Chris Lee for thanking Athletic Director Lonnie Hoover for his 9+ years of service.
DISCUSSION

 

Superintendent Search Consultant, Mark Dobias, reviewed the initial process of the superintendent search. Board members thanked the community for their involvement and interest with the search process. Members of the board spoke of the reference checks pertaining to each candidate. Ultimately, they individually gave their first and second choices for Superintendent of Schools.
NEGOTIATIONS FOR SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS MOTION by S. Tobler, SECONDED BY Member J. DeVlaminck, The Buchanan Board of Education authorizes the board President and Sandy Tobler to enter into negotiations with Patricia Robinson for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

 

ROLL CALL VOTE:  C. Lee, H. Burnett, R. Writer, S. Tobler, J. DeVlaminck, K. Laesch, and D. Wentworth

NAYS:  None      MOTION ADOPTED

QUESTIONS & COMMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS Board members complimented Mr. Dobias for leading a great superintendent search and thanked BCS staff and community for all their input.
NEXT BOARD MEETING Monday, August 17th, 6:00 pm or sooner
ADJOURNMENT 7:09pm
Updated: August 27, 2020 — 7:59 AM