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March 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Governing Board Meeting

A. Opening of Meeting
A.1. Call to Order: Some or all of the Governing Board members may attend this meeting remotely, either by conference telephone call or by remote video access.
A.2. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Superintendent’s Report
B.1. Update on District Events and Activities
B.1.a. Superintendent Dr. David Baker will provide an update on Flowing Wells School District events and activities.
Attachments: (1)
C. Public Comments
Flowing Wells School District welcomes public comment. As outlined in A.R.S. §38-431.02, no action will be taken on issues raised in Public Comments unless items are found on agenda below. Other than this, the response to public comments will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter as a future agenda item.
Attachments: (1)
D. Consent Agenda
These items of Board business that are addressed routinely at every meeting are presented as a Consent Agenda. The Board may elect to take action on all items collectively in one motion or may individually consider any item(s) as separate agenda subjects for action.
Attachments: (1)
D.1. Approval of Agenda for this Meeting, March 24, 2020
Attachments: (2)
D.2. Approval of Minutes of Governing Board Meetings
D.2.a. The following Governing Board meeting minutes are presented for Governing Board approval: March 10, 2020 (Open Session Minutes).
Attachments: (2)
D.3. District Vouchers
D.3.a. Sign vouchers for upcoming check batches #6281-6284 and approve vouchers #6264-6268 and #2116.
Attachments: (1)
D.4. Approval of Requests for Use of District Facilities
D.4.a. None for this meeting.
D.5. Approval of Requests for Open Enrollment Students
D.5.a. None for this meeting.
D.6. Approval of Requests for Travel
D.6.a. Staff Travel Requests are submitted for approval.
Attachments: (2)
D.7. Approval of Requests for Student Trips
D.7.a. None for this meeting.
D.8. Approval of Personnel Actions
D.8.a. Personnel Actions are submitted for approval.
Attachments: (2)
D.9. Acceptance of Gifts and Donations
D.9.a. Recommend acceptance of gifts and donations in the amount of $15,290.68 for the period of February 1, 2020 through February 29, 2020.
D.10. Review of District Financial Statements
D.10.a. Review of Student Activity Balance Sheets and Auxiliary Operations Year-to-Date Budget as of February 29, 2020.
Attachments: (3)
E. Business and Finance
E.1. Request Approval to Distribute Instructional Improvement Funds
E.1.a. Presented for review and recommended for approval is the May 2020 teacher compensation payment of $165 from the Instructional Improvement Fund.
Attachments: (2)
E.2. Recommend Award of Employee Benefits RFP#21-01-25 for FY 2020-2021
E.2.a. The District issued a Request for Proposal for Employee Benefits, RFP# 21-01-25 for Medical Insurance, Health Savings Account Administration, Telemedicine, PPO Dental Insurance, Prepaid Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance.  We are recommending award to the following providers:
RFP# 21-01-25: Medical Insurance – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, HealthSavings Account – Health Equity, Telemedicine – Telehealth through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, PPO Dental – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Prepaid Dental – Employers Dental Service, Vision– Eye Med.
Attachments: (3)
E.3. Recommend Approval of Employee Benefit Contract Renewals for FY 2020-2021
E.3.a. The District has received renewal rates from our employee benefit providers for fiscal year 2020-2021.  This will be the third year for the contracts awarded under RFP# 19-01-23.  This is the third year of a three-year rate guarantee.  We are recommending approval to renew the following benefits:
RFP# 19-01-23: Life/AD&D Insurance and Voluntary Life to Minnesota Life, Short-term Disability Insurance and Voluntary Short-term Disability to Guardian.
Attachments: (1)
F. New Business
F.1. Recommend Approval of Flowing Wells Unified School District No. 8 Resolution of School Closures
F.1.a. The District Administration recommends approval of a resolution regarding the response to Governor Ducey and Superintendent Hoffman's state-wide closure of public schools.
Attachments: (2)
F.2. Recommend Approval of Agreement between the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind and Flowing Wells School District
F.2.a. The District Administration recommends approval of the Regional Cooperative Agreement to continue services for Flowing Wells School District students.
Attachments: (2)
F.3. Recommend Approval of Certified Teacher Contract Templates, Certified Addendums, Administrative Contract Templates and Administrative Merit Compensation Addendum for 2020-2021 
F.3.a. The District Administration recommends approval of certified and administrative contracts, addendums and approval/confirmation of administrative merit compensation addendum. 
Attachments: (2)
F.4. Recommend Approval of Flowing Wells High School Fee Schedule
F.4.a. Approval is recommended for the fee schedule for Flowing Wells High School for the 2020-2021 school year, with the only changes being a $1.00 increase to AP testing fees and a $10.00 decrease to the yearbook cost.
Attachments: (3)
F.5. Approval of 2020-2021 District Payroll Calendar
F.5.a. The District Administration recommends approval of the District Payroll Calendar to reflect the previously adopted one week Fall Break and the moving of two paid holidays for all employees from Spring Break to the Friday before Easter and the Monday after Easter. 
Attachments: (2)
G. Adjourn

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