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March 22, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Governing Board Meeting

A. Opening of Meeting
A.1. Call to Order
A.2. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Superintendent’s Report
B.1. Update on District Events and Activities
B.1.a. Superintendent Dr. Kevin Stoltzfus 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
D.1.a. Request approval of the agenda for this meeting, March 22, 2022.
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: February 8, 2022 (Open Session Minutes) and March 8, 2022 (Open Session Minutes).
Attachments: (3)
D.3. Approval of District Vouchers
D.3.a. Expense and payroll vouchers are presented for Board approval: #6462-6466 and 2318.
Attachments: (2)
D.4. Approval of Requests for Use of District Facilities
D.4.a. Requests for use of district facilities are submitted for approval.
Attachments: (2)
D.5. Approval of Requests for Open Enrollment Students
D.5.a. Requests for open enrollment students are submitted for approval.
Attachments: (2)
D.6. Approval of Requests for Student Trips
D.6.a. Student trip requests are submitted for approval.
Attachments: (2)
D.7. Approval of Requests for Travel
D.7.a. Staff travel requests are submitted for approval.
Attachments: (2)
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 $30,200.00.
Attachments: (2)
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 28, 2022.
D.11. Recommend Approval of Asset Retirement and Disposals
D.11.a. Approval is requested for the retirement and disposal of assets no longer used by the district.
Attachments: (2)
D.12. Approval of FY2023 Language for Administrator Contracts and Exempt Classified Employee Notices of Appointment
D.12.a. Recommend approval of language for FY2023 administrator contracts and for FY2023 notices of appointment for exempt classified staff. 
E. New Business
E.1. Recommend Approval of Christopher Nogami to Serve as Principal at Homer Davis Elementary School
E.1.a. District Administration recommends the approval of Christopher Nogami to serve as the next principal at Homer Davis Elementary School, to become effective July 1, 2022.
Attachments: (1)
F. Business and Finance
F.1. Recommend Approval of Employee Benefit Contract Renewals for FY 2022-2023
F.1.a. District administration recommends approval to renew employee benefits contracts for health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings accounts, telemedicine, life insurance, AD&D insurance, and voluntary life insurance, with all contracts having a zero percent increase and no plan changes for the 2022-2023 year.
Attachments: (2)
F.2. Recommend Approval of Short-Term Disability RFP #22-04-26 to Sun Life
F.2.a. District administration recommends approval to award the contract for short-term disability and voluntary short-term disability (associated with RFP#22-04-26) to Sun Life. This contract would result in a rate decrease of 62.33%, with a two-year guarantee and no plan changes.
Attachments: (1)
F.3. Recommend Approval to Renew the Heinfeld, Meech & Co., P.C. Contract for Auditing Services for FY 2021-2022
F.3.a. District administration recommends the contract for Auditing Services with Heinfeld, Meech & Co., P.C. be renewed for the fiscal year 2021-2022 audit. On March 27, 2018 the District awarded RFP #18-05-22 for Auditing Services to Heinfeld, Meech & Co., P.C. The award of this RFP resulted in a one (1) year contract with the option to renew for four (4) additional years. This will be the fourth renewal option of this contract.
Attachments: (1)
F.4. Recommend Approval of Proposal to Increase Student Paid Meal Pricing as Presented Effective July 1, 2022
F.4.a. District administration recommends an increase to current student lunch pricing to be effective July 1, 2022 in order to be in compliance with the USDA “Equity in School Pricing” regulations.
Attachments: (2)
F.5. Request Approval to Distribute Instructional Improvement Funds
F.5.a. Presented for review and recommended for approval of the May 2022 teacher compensation payment in the amount of $200 from the Instructional Improvement Fund.
Attachments: (2)
F.6. Recommend Approval to Increase Hourly Rate for Two Positions to Match City of Tucson Minimum Wage Requirements
F.6.a. District Administration recommends increasing the hourly rate from the current $12.80/hour to $13.00/hour for the positions of Substitute Night Custodian and Student Worker. This increase would align with the new minimum wage for the City of Tucson, which becomes effective April 1, 2022.
Attachments: (2)
F.7. Recommend Approval to Increase Substitute Compensation Rate for Certified Substitute Teachers who Fill Teaching Assistant II (TAII) Positions
F.7.a. District administration recommends approval to increase the rate of compensation for certified substitutes who fill TAII positions, making the compensation consistent with certified positions rather than the current classified compensation rate.
Attachments: (3)
F.8. Recommend Approval to Establish a Professional Development Addendum
F.8.a. District Administration recommends approval to establish a contract addendum for professional development. This addendum would provide the option of tuition assistance or professional training for designated employees and would be provided as an addendum to the contracts of these designated employees.
Attachments: (3)
G. Adjourn

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