February 3, 2021 Minutes

SAULT STE. MARIE AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

SAULT STE. MARIE, MICHIGAN 49783

SPECIAL MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION

Phone 906/635-6609

 

Minutes – Wednesday, February 3, 2021

 

178.     I. CALL TO ORDER

 

President Smith called the electronic Zoom meeting to order at 5:31 p.m. https://eupschools.zoom.us/j/98181460686 or Dial In: +1 646-876-9923 Meeting ID: 981 8146 0686

 

179.     A.     ROLL CALL OF BOARD

 

Board Members Present:  Daniel L. Smith, Melissa S. Pingatore, Jay D. Wilson, Raymond J. DeWitt, Lisa A. Young, Christine M. Curtis

 

Absent:  Caitlin L. Galer

 

180.     B.     ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

                                   

It was moved by Member Wilson, supported by Member Young, that the Board of Education move to adopt the agenda as presented.

 

Yeas:  Smith, Pingatore, Wilson, DeWitt, Young, Curtis

Nays:  None

Absent:  Galer

Motion Carried.

 

181.     C.     AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

 

There was no comment.

 

182.     D.    CLOSED SESSION – M.O.M.A.  15.268 §8(b)

 

The Board of Education moved into closed session at 5:33 p.m. in accordance with the Open Meetings Act 15.268 §8(b), to consider the disciplining of Jane Doe #2 20/21.

 

The Board returned to open session at 5:49 p.m.

 

183.     E.     RESOLUTION

 

It was moved by Member Wilson, supported by Member Curtis, that the Board of Education expel Jane Doe #2 20/21 for the remainder of the 2020/2021 school year and allow her to petition for reinstatement for the 2021/2022 school year, providing she submit written documentation from a certified counselor that she successfully completed an anger management program.   

 

Superintendent Hall stated a letter would be mailed to the student’s home confirming the Board’s action.   

 

Yeas:  Smith, Pingatore, Wilson, DeWitt, Young, Curtis

Nays:  None

Absent:  Galer

Motion Carried.

 

184.     II.       ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business to come before the Board at 5:50 p.m., it was moved by Member Wilson, supported by Member DeWitt, that the meeting be adjourned.

 

Yeas:  Smith, Pingatore, Wilson, DeWitt, Young, Curtis

Nays:  None

Absent:  Galer

Motion Carried.

                                                                               

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Daniel L. Smith, President

 

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Lisa A. Young, Board Secretary

 

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Judy L. Sirk, Recording Secretary