November 1, 2023 at 11:30 AM - Special Board Meeting
1. Call to Order
The public will be invited to make comments on issues on the agenda prior to a vote by the Board on all action items, where such comments shall be limited to one minute per person. Anyone with comments on that action item that will take more than one minute is encouraged to put their testimony in writing and provide a copy to the Board prior to or at the meeting.
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. Request by Superintendent Keith Lewis to Approve his Voluntary Resignation (Discussion and For Possible Action)
Description: The Board will consider a request by Superintendent Keith Lewis to approve his voluntary resignation as Superintendent, and to authorize payments in accordance with his Employment Agreement. Superintendent Lewis seeks this approval voluntarily and warrants that he is doing so of his own free will and that he has not been coerced into making this request.
In the event that Superintendent Lewis’s voluntary resignation is approved, the Board shall appoint the next most senior Executive Director as the acting superintendent until such time as the Board is able to follow its process and properly name a successor.
RECOMMENDATION: The Board will approve Superintendent Keith Lewis’s voluntary resignation and authorize payments in accordance with his Employment Agreement as presented, and appoint the next most senior Executive Director as the acting Superintendent until such time as the Board is able to follow its process and properly name a successor.
3. 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 one minute. The Board is precluded from acting on items raised during Public Comment that are not already on the agenda.
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:
Douglas County School District, Minden, NV
District website: www.dcsd.k12.nv.us
State of Nevada website: https://notice.nv.gov