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Detroit FRC School District Meeting Minutes September 27, 2021

Detroit Financial Review Commission


Monday, September 27, 2021

Following the City’s Regular Meeting

(Begins no earlier than 1:05 p.m.)

Using Microsoft Teams



  1. Call to Order
    1. Madame Chair, Rachael Eubanks called the meeting to order at 1:08 p.m.
  2. Roll Call
    1. Let the record show that eight (8) Commission members eligible to vote on matters relating to DPSCD were present. A quorum was present.
  3. Approval of proposed Minutes from the FRC’s August 23, 2021, School District Monthly Meeting
    1. Motion made by Commissioner Peterson-Mayberry and supported by Commissioner Nicholson to approve the draft minutes of the Commission’s August 23, 2021, School District Meeting.The Commission approved the minutes of the August 23, 2021, meeting as presented.
  4. Executive Director’s Report
    1. Patrick Dostine, Executive Director, informed the meeting that in reviewing the monthly financial reports for DPS and DPSCD, ending July 31, 2021, the School District continues to pay its debt obligations, remains in compliance, and there is no reason to consider rescinding the waivers at this time.
  5. Old Business
    1. None
  6. New Business
    1. Presentation – Process for the consideration of the school district’s year-two waiver
      1. Patrick Dostine gave a detailed presentation of the process for the consideration of the school district’s year-two waiver. The presentation included the reconvening of the finance and the contracts and procurement subcommittees, and the Executive Director’s deliverables. He noted that presentations will be made to the commission by the school district following the finance and contracts and procurement meetings for consideration of a year-two waiver at the November 15, 2021, FRC meeting.
  7. Public Comment
    1. None
  8. Next Meeting Date
  9. Adjournment
    1. Motion made by Commissioner Nicholson and supported by Commissioner Rose to adjourn. The Commission approved the motion to adjourn.
    2. There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 1:18 pm.

Roll Call:

Members Present – 9

  • Dr. Barnwell
  • Rachael Eubanks
  • Dave Massaron
  • David Nicholson
  • Angelique Peterson-Mayberry
  • Jay Rising (non-voting on DPSCD matters)
  • Ron Rose
  • John Walsh

Members Absent – 1

  • Brenda Jones (non-voting on DPSCD matters)
  • Nicholai Vitti