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November 12, 2019 at 4:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
1.A. Pledge of Allegiance
1.B. Approval of a Flexible 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  Unless a Trustee or member of the audience has a question concerning a particular item and asks that it be withdrawn from the consent list, the items are approved at one time by the Board of Trustees.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 October 8, 2019
Description:  Attached are Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of October 8, 2019 for review and approval. 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of October 8, 2019.
2.B. Minutes of the Special Board Meeting of October 22, 2019
Description:  Attached are Minutes of the Special Board Meeting of October 22, 2019 for review and approval. 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the Minutes of the Special Board Meeting of October 22, 2019.
2.C. Accounts Payable Special and Regular Run Vouchers
Description:  A complete list of payments contained in Accounts Payable Special Vouchers numbers 2029, 2030, 2031, 2032, 2033, 2034, 2035, 2036,  and Regular Run Voucher Number 2037 and 2038  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  2029, 2030, 2031, 2032, 2033, 2034, 2035, 2036, and Regular Run Voucher Number 2037 and 2038.
2.D. Personnel Report No. 19-11
Description:  Listed on the Personnel Report No. 19-11 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.  19-11.
2.E. 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 Adjustments as submitted. 
Attachments: (1)
2.F. Report of Aversive Intervention
Description:  There has been three(3) reports of restraint/aversive intervention for the month of October.  A Corrective Action Plan (CAP) has been developed and submitted to the Department of Education under NRS 388.5295.

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve receipt of report under NRS 388.5295.
2.G. 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.H. Donations (Information Only)
Description:  Below is a summary of donations received by school sites over the last month.  The District wishes to acknowledge and thank the generosity of all donors on behalf of the students we serve.  
 
*Gardnerville UPS Store donated school supplies ($411.00 value), which will be divided and distributed to each school, as well as gift cards ($125.00 value).
Douglas High School 
*Ace Hardware donated $125.00 to the baseball program
*Curtis and Sons Construction - donated $400.00 to the baseball program
*Double J Auto - donated $125.00 to the baseball program
*Nevada Ugly - donated $125.00 to the baseball program
*Tom Hoyle Construction, Inc - donated $225.00 to the baseball program
Pinon Hills Elementary
*VirnetX Inc. donated $3300 to allkidsbike on behalf of Pinon Hills Elementary to provide 18 Strider bikes, helmets and curriculum for the kinder and 1st grade PE program.
Zephyr Cove Elementary 
*2019 American Century Championship donated $1000  to positively impact the students.
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. Selection of CMAR for CCMES Improvement Project (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will consider the selection of the Construction Manager At Risk (CMAR) for the CC Meneley Elementary School Improvement Project. 

RECOMMENDATION:  It is recommended that the Board approve CORE Construction as the CMAR for the CC Meneley Elementary School Improvement Project. 
8. Principal's Reports (Administrative Report)
Description:  The principals will present their reports on progress towards school performance goals and celebrations.
9. DCSD Self-Insured Health Insurance Plan - Proposed Revisions to Plan for Calendar Year 2020 (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.   
10. Restorative Discipline Plan (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  Executive Director, Ms. Melissa Rains, will present the Restorative Discipline Plan, formerly the Progressive Discipline Plan, for Board review and approval. 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the 2019-2020 Restorative Discipline Plan as presented.  
11. First Reading of Board Policy No. 229-Advanced Placement (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  Mrs. Cronin-Mack, Executive Director Area 3, will present changes to Board Policy No. 229-Advanced Placement, as a first reading.

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve changes to Board Policy No. 229-Advanced Placement, as a first reading. 
12. Staffing Report (Information Only)
Description:  Keith Lewis, Executive Director of Human Resources, will provide a summary report of certified and classified staffing between the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years. 
13. Board Proposed Item - Discuss Changes and Implementation of New Report Cards for K-2 and 3-5 (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will hear a report about the processes utilized and the changes made to the K-2 and 3-5 grade reporting systems.
Attachments: (1)
14. Consider Changes to Board Policy No. 513 - Grading (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will discuss Board Policy No. 513 - Grading, and consider making changes.
Attachments: (1)
15. Board Proposed Item - Discuss a Workshop Regarding the Budget and Preparation for Proposed Budget Changes Over the Next Two Years (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board will discuss a date for a workshop and the desired information provided during the workshop so that the Board will be able to prioritize future budgeting as Nevada considers changing the formula for funding education. 
Attachments: (1)
16. Board Proposed Item - Discussion Regarding Start of the School Day, Start of the School Year, Pros and Cons of a Four Day Week and Increasing PLCs (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description:  The Board may discuss and take action on various items related to the start of the school day for students, the start of the school year, the school week and increased time for PLC discussions amongst teachers. 
17. 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.  
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. 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. 
20. 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.  
21. 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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