On the Agenda: National Breakfast Program, Sale of Bus Facility
The Birmingham Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the district's administrative offices on West Merrill.
This will be the first meeting for Birmingham Public Schools' new superintendent, Daniel Nerad, who officially began working in Birmingham on Aug. 6.
After a superintendent's report and time for board comments and public comment, the school board will take up the following resolutions.
- Personnel action: Representing routine personnel-related items, including new hires, resignations, leaves of absences and retirements. Most notably, the school board will approve several new teachers for the 2012-13 school year Tuesday night, as well as accept the resignation of Birmingham Covington School principal Adam Hartley.
- National School Breakfast Program: The school board is considering a resolution that would not implement the National School Breakfast Program for the 2012-13 school year, due to financial constraints.
- Board assignments: The board will assign individual school board members various tasks for the 2012-13 school year.
- MASB Board of Directors: The school board must cast a ballot for a representative to serve a three-year term on the Michigan Association of School Boards.
- Lincoln Street property sale: The school board will consider a purchase agreement for the sale of the former bus transportation facility on Lincoln Street. A full resolution is pending documents from the purchaser.
- Approval of field trips, orchestra camp: The school board will consider approving a field trip for Berkshire 8th graders as well as the Oct. 12 Seaholm orchestra camp.
- Recognition of late staff members: The school board will consider three resolutions honoring three late Birmingham Schools staff members: Barbara Basile, Donald Peckenpaugh and Mary Jane Conlon.