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November 13, 2018 at 4:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
1.A. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Consent Items (For Possible Action)
Description:  Information concerning the following consent items has been forwarded to each Board Member for study prior to this meeting.  Unless a Trustee or member of the audience has a question concerning a particular item and asks that it be withdrawn from the consent list, the items are approved at one time by the Board of Trustees.  
Note:  If one of the following items is removed for discussion, it will be heard at the end of the consent items.  
2.A. Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of September 11, 2018
Description:  Attached are Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of September 11, 2018, for  review and approval. 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of September 11, 2018.
2.B. Minutes of the Capital Projects Sub-Committee Meeting of October 5, 2018
Description:  Attached are Minutes of the Capital Projects Sub-Committee Meeting of October 5, 2018, for  review and approval. 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the Minutes of the Capital Projects Sub-Committee Meeting of October 5, 2018. 
2.C. Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of October 9, 2018
Description:  Attached are Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of October 9, 2018, for  review and approval. 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of October 9, 2018.
2.D. Accounts Payable Special and Regular Run Vouchers
Description:  A complete list of payments contained in Accounts Payable Special Vouchers numbers 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937,  and Regular Run Voucher Number 1938 and 1939  are provided to the Board members via e-mail for review prior to the meeting.  Vouchers have been prepared in accordance to state law and copies of the Vouchers are available for review by the public at the Superintendent's office prior to the meeting.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Special Run Voucher Numbers  1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937,  and Regular Run Voucher Number 1938 and 1939.
2.E. Personnel Report No. 18-11
Description:  Listed on the Personnel Report No. 18-11 are personnel actions presented for consideration by the Board of Trustees.  Salaries for individuals employed will be determined in accordance with salary regulations of the District. 
 
RECOMMENDATION:  Approve personnel actions in Personnel Report No. 18-11
2.F. Budget Voucher Adjustments 
Description:  A complete list of budget adjustments made by the Director of Business Services during the recent course of business is provided for review and approval by the Board of Trustees as required by NRS 354.598005.

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the Budget Voucher Adjustment for November 2018 as submitted. 
Attachments: (1)
2.G. Receipt of Whistle Blower Protections (Information Only)
Description:  Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) provide for specific rights and responsibilities of school district personnel regarding disclosure of test administration and test security irregularities for all district and state mandated examinations.  NRS requires that Nevada Department of Education submit a written summary of these rights and responsibilities to the District Board of Trustees.  A copy of the written summary has been provided to all school officials within the school district via electronic or hard copy posting.  
Attachments: (1)
2.H. Monthly Update of  Enrollment Counts (Information Only)
Description:  Monthly update on enrollment numbers for each school site is provided to the Board. 
Attachments: (1)
3. Nevada Association of School Boards (NASB) Report (Information and Discussion)
Description:  Karen Chessell, NASB Director,  will present details of NASB accomplishments, current issues, and goals.
4. Board Reports (Information and Discussion)
Description:  Brief Updates from the Board regarding District activities. 
5. Correspondence 
6. Superintendent Report (Administrative Report) 
Description:  Superintendent, Mrs. White, will report to the Board regarding activities of the past month and upcoming District events that may be of interest to them. 
7. Staffing Report (Information Only)
Description:  Keith Lewis, Executive Director of Human Resources, will provide a summary report of certified and classified staffing between the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. 
8. DCSD Self-Insured Health Insurance Plan -Proposed Revisions to Plan for Calendar Year 2019 (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will be provided with information about the Health Insurance plan and discuss any recommendations made by the Health Advisory Committee for changes to the pan coverage in the upcoming year.  

RECOMMENDATION:  It is recommended that the Board approve the plan changes recommended by the Health Advisory Committee as presented.   
9. Annual Redevelopment Zone Update (Information and Discussion)
Description:  Annual item to aprise the Board on happenings within the Redevelopment Zone at Lake Tahoe and how those happenings may affect the District's income due to the 30 year tax deferment offered to developers within the zone of redevelopment.  The Board may direct staff to engage in negotiations with the County to offset any lost revenues. 
10. Capital Project Subcommittee Meeting (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board established a Capital Projects Sub-Committee to review projects which may be prioritized for completion with funds received through the sale of Kingsbury Middle School.  The Board will review the minutes from the Sub -Committee meeting on Capital Projects, hear input from the Sub-Committee members, and take action to approve or deny the sub-committee's recommendations.  

RECOMMENDATION:  It is recommended that the Board approve the recommendations of the sub-committee.  
11. Superintendent Goal Update (Information and Discussion)
Description:  The superintendent will provide the Board with an update as to the work on the Strategic Plan and that related to the goals agreed upon by the Board and the superintendent.  The Board will have the opportunity to provide the superintendent with feedback regarding her job performance.
12. National School Boards Association (NSBA) National Conference (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will consider conference topics and available information and discuss its desire to have Trustees attend the conference to be held in March of 2019, in Philadelphia, PA. 

RECOMMENDATION:  It is recommended that the Board discuss the relevancy of this conference  to the work the District is engaged in and determine if the District should have representation at the conference. 
Attachments: (1)
13. Fund Our Future Nevada (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  This item was tabled at the October Board meeting in order to have all Board members present for discussion.  The Board will discuss its position regarding the determination of an endorsement for the Fund Our Future Nevada Coalition.

RECOMMENDATION:  It is recommended that members of the Board discuss the purpose of the Coalition and determine it's pleasure for endorsing the group.  
14. Public Comment (5:30 p.m.)
Description:  Comments from the public are invited at this time on topics not specifically addressed elsewhere in the agenda.  A sign-up sheet is provided and individuals who wish to address the Board are asked to indicate their desire to speak and the topic about which they will speak.  Individuals wishing to address the Board at this time will be limited to three minutes. The Board is precluded from acting on items raised during Public Comment that are not already on the agenda.  
15. First Reading of Board Policy No. 703-Sanitary Management (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  Mrs. White will present proposed revisions to Board Policy No. 703-Sanitary Management. 

RECOMMENDATION:   It is recommended that the Board approve the changes to Board Policy No. 703-Sanitary Management, as a First Reading.      
16. First Reading of Board Policy No. 709-Joint Use of Facilities (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  Mrs. White will present proposed revisions to Board Policy No. 709-Joint Use of Facilities.

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Board approve the changes to Board Policy No. 709-Joint Use of Facilities, as a First Reading.      
17. Future Board Agenda Item-Discussion Regarding Kindergarten Staffing (Information and Discussion)
Description:  Trustee Moore and Trustee Gilkerson requested that the Board engage in a conversation about kindergarten staffing.  The Board will discuss kindergarten staffing.  
18. Closed Session (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will recess to closed session in order to discuss matters with its management representatives pursuant to NRS 288.220(4).
19. Bus Driver's Negotiated Agreement (For Discussion and Possible Action)
Description:  The District, having participated in the negotiation re-opener process, has reached agreement with the Chapter 6, Bus Driver's Association for 2018-2020.

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the agreement with the Chapter 6, Bus Drivers Association for 2018-20 as presented.  
20. Prioritizing Agenda-Possible Items for Future Board Meetings (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will seek requests from its members for items to be placed on future meeting agendas in accordance with its policies.  The Board will discuss all agenda items on the list and prioritize those it wishes to come forward at the next Board Meeting. 
21. Public Comment
Description:  Comments from the public are invited at this time on topics not specifically addressed elsewhere in the agenda.  A sign-up sheet is provided and individuals who wish to address the Board are asked to indicate their desire to speak and the topic about which they will speak. Individuals wishing to address the Board at this time will be limited to three minutes. The Board is precluded from acting on items raised during Public Comment that are not already on the agenda.  
22. Adjournment 
Description:  (*) Times are estimated.  Items on the Agenda may be taken out of order.  The Board of Trustees may combine two or more agenda items for consideration, and may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time. Generally speaking, the item will be heard no earlier than the time indicated.

If copies of the complete agenda (and supporting materials) are desired in advance, they may be obtained at the District Office on the Friday or Monday preceding a regular Tuesday meeting of the Board.  Please contact Caryn Harper at 775-782-5134 or Charper@dcsd.k12.nv.us.

Notice to Individuals with Disabilities:  Members of the public who require special assistance or accommodations are asked to notify the District Administration at 1638 Mono Avenue, Minden, Nevada, 89423, or by calling 782-5134, so that such notification is received at least twenty four (24) hours prior to the meeting.  In conformance with the Open Meeting Law, it is hereby noted that the agenda for the meeting of the Douglas County School Board of Trustees has been posted at the following locations:

Gardnerville Post Office, Gardnerville, NV
Genoa Post Office, Genoa, NV 
Minden Post Office, Minden, NV  
Stateline Post Office, Stateline, NV
Zephyr Cove Post Office, Zephyr, NV 
Douglas County School District, Minden, NV
District website:  www.dcsd.k12.nv.us
State of Nevada website:  https://notice.nv.gov
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