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March 19, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Establishment of Quorum
V. Approval of Agenda
VI. Introduction of Guests
VII. Public Comments
VIII. Consent Agenda
VIII.a. Minutes of the February 27, 2012, Policy and Communications Committee Meeting
VIII.b. Minutes of the February 27, 2012, Public Hearing on Modification of the School Code Regarding School Holidays, and the Board of Education Regular and Closed Session Meetings
VIII.c. Minutes of the March 12, 2012, Policy and Communications Committee Meeting
VIII.d. Minutes of March 12, 2012, Board of Education Committee of the Whole and Closed Session Meetings
VIII.e. School Activity Accounts
VIII.f. Transportation Account
VIII.g. Bills
VIII.h. Treasurer's Report Ending February 29, 2012
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
IX.a. Student Technology Demonstration - Dr. Gildea
Joan Shanahan, middle school technology integration specialist, and middle school students, will demonstrate the use of technology in today's classroom.
X. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through February 29, 2012, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for February will be reviewed. 
XI. Superintendent/Board Reports
XI.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
XI.b. Finance/Facility Committee - David Natzke, Sandy Bickley, Co-Chairs
XI.c. Policy and Communications Committee, Teri Herchenbach, Chair
XI.d. Handbook Committee - Teri Herchenbach, Board Representative
XI.e. Insurance Committee - Glen Gustafson, Board Representative
XI.f. Beautification Committee, Jason Bonds, Chair
XI.g. PTO Report, Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
XI.h. Fremont Education Foundation - Kim Hansen, Board Representative
XI.i. SEDOL Governing Board - Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
XII. Unfinished Business
XII.a. Recommendation to Approve Proposed Bus Lease Agreement - Mr. Tanner
A Municipal Lease Agreement to lease five 2013 school buses will be presented and recommended for board approval. Leasing these vehicles is in accordance with the sustainable fleet plan approved by the board in 2010.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at tonight's meeting,
XII.b. Recommendation to Approve Apple Lease Purchase Agreement - Mr. Tanner
A proposed lease/purchase agreement with Apple Inc. will be reviewed, and the administrative recommendation to approve the agreement presented.  This is part of the Five-Year Capital Outlay Plan, previously approved by the board.
XII.c. Presentation of New and Revised Board Policies for a Second Reading and Recommended Adoption - Dr. Gildea
The following new and revised board policies will be presented for a second reading and recommended adoption:  School Board, #2:120 – Board Member Development and #2:120-E2; School Board, #2:190 – Mailing Lists for Receiving Board Material; School Board, #2:200 – Types of Board of Education Meetings; Operational Services, #4:110 - Transportation; Operational Services, #4:170 – Safety; General Personnel, #5:10 – Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment; General Personnel, #5:30 – Hiring Process and Criteria; General Personnel, #5:125 – Personal Technology and Social Media: Usage and Conduct; Professional Personnel, #5:190 – Teacher Qualifications; Professional Personnel, #5:220 – Substitute Teachers; Professional Personnel, #5:260 – Student Teachers; Educational Support Personnel, #5:285 – Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers; Instruction #6:50 – School Wellness; Instruction, #6:110 – Programs for Students at Risk of Academic Failure and/or Dropping Out of School and Graduation Incentives Program; Instruction, #6:280 – Grading and Promotion; Students, #7:100 – Health, Eye, a d Dental Examinations; Immunizations; and Exclusion of Students; Students, #7:190 – Student Discipline; and Students, #7:270 – Administering Medicines to Students.  Policies have been reviewed by the board's Policy and Communications Committee.  Policies were presented for a first reading at last month's meeting.
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Recommendation to Approve Contract with Single Path - Dr.Gildea
Dr. Gildea will review an agreement with Single Path to contract for a computer technician beginning  March 23, 2012, for the remainder of the 2011-2012 school year and present the administration's recommendation to approve the agreement.  It is expected that the board will act on the recommendation at tonight's meeting.
XIV. Personnel - Dr. Gildea
The administration will recommend personnel items for board approval.
Attachments:
XV. Information Items
XV.a. Correspondence
XV.b. Calendar
XVI. Public Comments
XVII. Announcements
XVIII. Adjournment
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