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April 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Regular Meeting and Possible Executive Session

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
1.A. Moment of Silent Meditation 
1.B. Board welcoming and recognition of CAVIAT-FMUSD Governing Board member-Duane Baird
1.C. Approval of the Agenda-Action Item
1.D. Special Presentation-Williams High School CTE/CAVIAT students
2. CALL TO THE PUBLIC - Any person wishing to address the Board on a non-agenda item will be granted time to make a presentation at the discretion of the presiding chairperson. Action taken as a result of public input will be limited to directing staff to study the matter for consideration or decision at a later time. Individual remarks may be limited to three minutes.
3. CONSENT AGENDA
Note:  All or individual items may be pulled from the consent agenda and discussed individually.
3.A. Approval of Minutes: March 8th, 2018 Regular Meeting 
Attachments: (1)
3.B. Approval of expense and payroll vouchers
Attachments: (1)
3.C. Approval of Annual Renewal for Full Time Employee Benefits Plan (Co-Pay Gold, Classic Silver and HDHP 1300) with ASBAIT insurance pool 
Description:  We received a 2% reduction on our rates.  
Attachments: (1)
3.D. Approval of the CAVIAT FY 2017 BUDG75 Expenditure Analysis Letter 
Attachments: (1)
3.E. Approval of the 2017-2018 CAVIAT  Spring Compliance Reviews for Flagstaff Unified School District, Fredonia Moccasin School District, Grand Canyon Unified School District, Page Unified School District, and Williams Unified School District and Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy.
Attachments: (7)
3.F. Approval of the revisions to 2017-2018 intergovernmental agreements (Exhibit A budget only) for member districts: Flagstaff Unified School Distict, Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy, Page USD and Williams USD.
Description:  We are still awaiting the Budget Revisions for Fredonia and Grand Canyon.  We are also still awaiting the signature page for the Grand Canyon IGA.  I hope to have these items for the May meeting.  Also, please note we CANNOT reimburse the CTE expenses with a school until we have both the signed IGA and updated budget.  Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy, Page USD and Williams USD have all invoiced CAVIAT for 2017-2018 CTE expenses incurred to date.  
3.G. Approval of the CAVIAT District Student Fundraising Account despots for July 31st , 2017 to April 2nd, 2018
Attachments: (1)
3.H. Board recognition of the Veterinary Assistant Rabies Vaccination Clinic and Fundraiser 
Attachments: (1)
3.I. Board recognition of the Marine Technologies Fundraiser 
Attachments: (1)
3.J. Board Acknowledgement and Recognition of Marine Tech Program Donations
Attachments: (4)
4. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Description: 
4.A. Second Reading of ASBA Policy Advisories 602-615- Action Item
Description:  I suggest we approve all the PAs, 602, 603, 604 (new), 605, 606, 611, 612, 613 (new), 614, and 615
Attachments: (1)
4.B. Discussion and approval of the CAVIAT Governing Board schedule 2018-2019-Action Item
Attachments: (1)
5. REPORTS
5.A. Governing Board
5.B. Superintendent
5.B.1) Legislative update
Description:  HB2066 (public school tax credit: testing) passed the Senate Finance Committee on a 5-0 vote. This bill allows extracurricular income tax credit monies to be used for standardized testing fees for college credit or readiness offered by a widely recognized and accepted educational testing organization or for the career and technical education industry certification assessment (defined as “an assessment for career and technical preparation programs for pupils”), preparation courses and materials for standardized testing. ASBA supports because as districts continue to set a higher standard of achievement, even during a time of huge budget cuts, giving districts flexibility in the use of tax credit monies for AP exams, CTE certification, etc. is welcome.

HB2262 (school district transportation; JTED students) passed, as amended, the House Appropriations Committee on a 13-0-1 vote. This bill would require a district to provide transportation to and from a JTED for children who reside within the district’s boundaries, do not attend a district-operated school and are enrolled in a program or course at the JTED campus. The amendment states that districts do not have to change bus routes and stops, students must comply with district conduct policies, and allows for fuel and transportation costs to be recouped.

SB1158 (s/e: elections; early voting dates) passed Senate COW. This bill decreases from 1 to 0.5% the amount of signatures for a JTED governing board nomination petition and adjusts early ballot mailing dates.
5.B.2) Update on Governing Board Elections November 2018
Attachments: (2)
5.B.3) Update on the Premier Series Courses provided by CAVIAT
5.B.4) Update on Central Program Registrations for 2018-2019 and Upcoming Recruitment Efforts
5.B.5) Update on Coconino County Teacher of the Year Event 
6. EXECUTIVE SESSION
6.A. Vote to convene in Executive Session for:
Pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.03 A(1) Personnel matters regarding consideration of employment contract of Dr. Brent Neilson, Superintendent position, including conditions of employment and/or job description details. (All persons present at an Executive Session are hereby reminded that A.R.S. §38-431.03 imposes strict confidentiality requirements on discussions that occur in Executive Session. Generally, such discussions cannot be revealed to non-board members, unless necessary to carry out the purpose of the statutory provision that specifically permits an Executive Session. The Open Meeting Law provides for a fine of up to $500 for violating this confidentiality requirement, and requires that this admonition be given.)
6.B. The Board will convene in open session
7. NEW BUSINESS
Description: 
7.A. Consideration to approve employee contract for Dr. Brent Neilson, Superintendent, for FY 2019-2021- Action Item
7.B. Discussion and Approval of the CAVIAT Governing Board's Proposed Issues for Legislative Committee Consideration for the 2019 Political Agenda-Action Item
Attachments: (2)
7.C. Suggested Future Agenda Items- Non Action Item
8. ADJOURNMENT - Action Item
9. CALENDAR OF EVENTS The next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for May 10th, 2018 at 9 a.m. at Fredonia-Mocassin School District, Media Center
10. CALL TO ORDER
10.A. Moment of Silent Meditation
10.B. Board welcoming and recognition of CAVIAT-FMUSD Governing Board member-Duane Baird
10.C. Approval of the Agenda – Action Item
10.D. Special Presentation-Williams High School CTE/CAVIAT students
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