Public Meeting Minutes: April 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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April 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

April 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. OPENING PROCEDURES
Rationale: 

COPY OF OPEN MEETINGS ACT: The Board of Education makes available at least one current copy of the Open Meetings Act posted in the meeting room at a location accessible to members of the public. The Act is posted on the south wall of the meeting room.

ORDER OF AGENDA ITEMS: The Arlington Board of Education reserves the right to adjust the order of items on this agenda.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO SPEAK DURING PUBLIC FORUM: 

Getting Started: When it is your turn to speak during the public forum portion of the agenda, please come forward, sign your name and address on the sign-in sheet and state your name to the Board of Education. 

Time Limit: You may speak only one time and must limit comments to 5 minutes or less.  

Personnel or Student Topic: If you are planning to speak about a personnel or student matter involving an individual, please understand that our policies require that such concerns initially be directed to the administration for consideration. Board members will generally not respond to any questions you ask or comments you make about individual staff members or students. You are cautioned that slanderous comments are not protected just because they are made at a board meeting.  

General Rules: Please remember that this is a meeting of the Board of Education held in public for conducting the business of the Board of Education. Offensive language, personal attacks and hostile conduct will not be tolerated.

1.1. Call Meeting to Order
1.2. Roll Call
1.3. Pledge of Allegiance
1.4. Approval of Regular Meeting Agenda
Rationale: 

President requests changes or additions to agenda, otherwise agenda stands approved as presented.

2. WELCOME TO GUESTS AND PUBLIC FORUM
Rationale:  Mr. Kinnman would like to address the board regarding non-public student participation in athletics.
3. CONSENT AGENDA
Action(s):
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Micheal Dwyer and a second by Teri O'Flaherty.
  • Micheal Dwyer: Yea
  • Matt O'Daniel: Yea
  • Teri O'Flaherty: Yea
  • Greg Sampson: Yea
  • Luanne Sundberg: Yea
  • Shanon Willmott: Yea
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Shanon Willmott and a second by Matt O'Daniel.
  • Micheal Dwyer: Yea
  • Matt O'Daniel: Yea
  • Teri O'Flaherty: Yea
  • Greg Sampson: Absent
  • Luanne Sundberg: Yea
  • Shanon Willmott: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  This is my discussion.
3.1. Minutes of the Previous Board Meeting(s)
Discussion:  This is my discussion for the next itme.
3.1.1. March 10, 2014
3.2. Monthly Financial Reports
3.3. Claims (Check Register)
3.4. Special Fund Transfers
3.5. Hot Lunch Report
3.6. Activity Report
3.7. Employee Benefit Fund
Rationale:  BCBS Health Insurance $7,237.60
4. CURRICULUM/INSTRUCTION REPORTS
4.1. Science
5. REVIEW OF ANNUAL DISTRICT PLAN
5.1. Set date for board work session.
6. PRINCIPALS’ REPORTS
7. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
7.1. Upcoming Professional Development
Rationale:  School Law Seminar in Kearney – June 6
Discussion:  laie
7.2. Superintendent’s Goals
Discussion:  ;laise
7.3. Update on Technology Plan
Discussion:  laijwef
7.4. Discuss Procedures for Employees Leaving the District
8. COMMITTEE AND REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS
8.1. Americanism/Education Evaluation
8.2. Buildings and Grounds Committee
8.3. Finance Committee
8.4. Negotiations Committee
8.5. NASB Legislative Representative
8.6. Professional Development Sharing
9. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
9.1. Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action to amend Policy 4170 Leave of Absence on second reading.
9.2. Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action to incorporate electronic board meetings using eMeeting software.
10. NEW BUSINESS
10.1. Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action to accept staff members’ resignations.
10.1.1. Laura McElmuray
10.1.2. Linsey Van Ornum
10.1.3. Ryan Van Ornum
10.1.4. Irene Kenkel
Rationale: 

to accept the resignation of Irene Kenkel as a preschool paraeducator effective at the end of the 2013-2014 school year as presented.

10.1.5. Michelle Dam
10.2. Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action to approve teaching contracts.
10.2.1. Sarah Detjens
10.2.2. One Year (2014-2015) Teaching Contract
10.3. Discuss, Consider and Take Necessary Action to hire a non-certified employee.
10.4. Discuss, Consider and Review the following policies:
10.4.1. New Construction
10.4.1.1. 7030 Facilities – Selection of Architect/Engineer
10.4.1.2. 7040 Facilities – Financing of Construction – Building Fund
10.4.1.3. 7050 Facilities – Bids and Contracts
10.4.1.4. 7051 Facilities – Awarding Contracts
10.4.1.5. 7052 Facilities – Change Orders
10.4.1.6. 7053 Facilities – Performance, Labor and Material Payment Bonds
10.4.2. Internal Board Policies
10.4.2.1. 8261 Conflict of Interest-Employment of Immediate Family Member
10.4.2.2. 8270 Conflict of Interest/Procedures
10.4.2.3. 8271 Reporting Procedures
10.4.2.4. 8272 Code of Ethics
10.4.2.5. 8300 Methods of Operation
10.4.2.6. 8310 Formulation of Policies
10.4.2.7. 8320 Adoption, Amendment or Suspension of Policies
10.4.2.8. 8330 Formulation of Administrative Regulations
10.4.2.9. 8340 Meetings
10.4.2.10. 8341 Types of Meetings
10.4.2.11. 8342 Designated Method of Giving Notice of Meetings
10.4.2.12. 8343 Agenda Construction and Control
10.4.2.13. 8344 Location of School Board Meetings
10.4.2.14. 8345 Procedures During Meetings
10.4.2.15. 8346 Opportunity for Public Expression
10.4.2.16. 8347 Teacher-Administrator-Board of Education Relationships
11. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Rationale: 

The Arlington Board of Education reserves the right to go into Closed/Executive Session at any time in accordance with Section 84-1410. A copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted in the board room for review by the public.

12. ACTION ON EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEMS
13. ADJOURNMENT
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