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October 9, 2018 at 4:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
1.A. Pledge of Allegiance
1.B. Adoption of Agenda (For Possible Action)
Description:  The Trustees reserve the right to take items in a different order to accomplish business in the most efficient manner.
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  Unless a Trustee or member of the audience has a question concerning a particular item and asks that it be withdrawn from the consent list, the items are approved at one time by the Board of Trustees.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.
Attachments: (1)
2.B. Accounts Payable Special and Regular Run Vouchers
Description:  A complete list of payments contained in Accounts Payable Special Vouchers numbers 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, and 1926 , and Regular Run Voucher Number 1927 and 1928  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  1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, and 1926  and Regular Run Voucher Number 1927 and 1928.
2.C. Personnel Report No. 18-10
Description:  Listed on the Personnel Report No. 18-10 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. 18-10
Attachments: (1)
2.D. 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 September 2018 as submitted. 
2.E. Monthly Update of  Enrollment Counts (Information Only)
Description:  Monthly update on enrollment numbers for each school site is provided to the Board. 
Attachments: (1)
2.F. Copier Contract Approval 
Description:  In order for efficient and timely processing of copier leases and maintenance contracts, the Business Services office is requesting board review and approval of all current copier contracts in order to align payment through Special Voucher runs in accordance with BP614.

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve contract as presented. 
2.G. Progressive Discipline Plan
Description:  As per NRS 392.4644, each site reviewed their Progressive Discipline Plan and determined their Temporary Alternative Placement (TAP) Team.  The site plans have been provided for Board review.  A report concerning the Douglas County Progressive Discipline Plans will be sent tot he Nevada Department of Education as required by NRS 392.4644, meeting the November deadline.  

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the Progressive Discipline Plans as presented.  
2.H. Emergency Operations Plan
Description:  Per NRS 392.624, the school district must provide the district's safety plan, Emergency Operations Plan, to the Board of Trustees for their review annually.  The Board has been provided with the table of contents and a list reflecting the changes to the plan.  

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the Emergency Operations Plan as presented. 
3. Special Recognition-Suzy Stockdale Donation (Special Recognition)
4. 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.
5. Board Reports (Information and Discussion)
Description:  Brief Updates from the Board regarding District activities. 
6. Correspondence 
7. 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. 
8. Fund Our Future Nevada (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will hear a presentation from the Fund Our Future Nevada Coalition and discuss its position regarding voting to support the organization by adopting a Resolution to that effect.

RECOMMENDATION:  It is recommended that the members of the Board consider the information presented by the Fund Our Future Nevada Coalition and adopt a Resolution in support of their work.  
9. Nevada School Performance Framework ( Information and Discussion)
Description:  Brian Frazier, Executive Director, Area 2 will provide a presentation on the Nevada School Performance Framework (NSPF).  The 100 point index demonstrates how schools are performing using a report card format that is tailored to elementary, middle and high school levels.  
Attachments: (1)
10. Principal's Reports (Administrative Report)
Description:  The following principal's will present their reports on progress towards school performance goals: Becky Rugger-C.C.Meneley Elementary, Susan McNeall-Scarselli Elementary, Nancy Cauley-Zephyr Cove Elementary, Guy Olguin-Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, Crespin Esquival-George Whittell High School, and Joe Girdner-Douglas High School.
11. 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.  
12. iNVest Resolution (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will review the iNVest document prepared by the Nevada Association of School Superintendents which provides information and goal statements put forth to the Nevada Legislature.  The Board may also decide to endorse the document by approving a Resolution recommended by the Nevada Association of School Boards.  

RECOMMENDATION:  It is recommended that the Board adopt the NASB Resolution to support the iNVest document prepared by the Nevada Association of School Superintendents.  
13. 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).
14. 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. 
Attachments: (1)
15. 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.  
16. 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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