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September 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order - Salute the Flag - Dick Testa, Board President - 7:00 pm
Recognize Jaezelle Darrah, for organizing Castle Ball Tournament at Jennie F. Snapp Middle School
II. Roll Call, Ms. Susan Reif, District Clerk
Mrs. Kathy Marecek, Board Member
Dr. Thomas Martin, Board Member
Mr. Glenn McIver, Board Member
Mr. Lowell Taylor, Board Member
Mr. Dick Testa, Board President
Mr. James Truillo, Board Vice-President
Dr. Sharon Wells, Board Member
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III. Agenda Consideration of Addendum Items.
Moved by _____, seconded by _____, approving the agenda and resolutions for the Regular Board Meeting of September 14, 2020. 
IV. Minutes of the Last Meeting(s)
Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 24, 2020.
Moved by _____, seconded by _____, approving the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 24, 2020.
Approve Minutes of the Special Meeting of September 1, 2020.
Moved by _____, seconded by _____, approving the Minutes of the Special Meeting of September 1, 2020.
Approve Minutes of the Special Meeting of September 9, 2020.
Moved by _____, seconded by _____, approving the Minutes of the Special Meeting of September 9, 2020.
Attachments: (3)
V. Hear from Visitors
Description:  The Board has reserved fifteen (15) minutes at the beginning of the meeting held in public to hear comments from visitors who have signed the "Request to Address the Board" sheet prior to the meeting.
 
The fifteen (15) minutes allotted will be divided equally among the number of people who wish to speak but each person is asked to limit their comments to five (5) minutes.
 
The purpose of this segment of the meeting is to give people the opportunity to express their viewpoints on any issue relating to the overall mission, purpose, and/or operation and maintenance of the school district.
 
Comments directed to the Board of Education should be made in a courteous, respectful and civil manner, keeping in mind that adults must act as role models for the children whom we are educating and preparing to become productive citizens in the future.  The Board may not respond in the immediate, but will respond to questions within 48 hours.
 
Visitors who wish to speak to the Board of Education will be asked to clearly state their name, address and the topic they wish to address.
VI. Financial Treasurer's Report
No Report for this Meeting.
VII. Administrator's Written Reports
 
VII.A. Receive September 2020 Personnel Newsletter, Mrs. Jennifer Kazmark, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel & Secondary Education
Attachments: (1)
VIII. Superintendent's Reports
IX. Board President's Report
IX.A. Mr. Dick Testa - School Supplies
X. Board Advisory Team Reports.
XI. Old Business
XII. New Business
XII.A. Hear Second Hearing/Adoption of Textbook Citizen; author Claudine Rankine; publisher Graywolf; copyright date 2014; quoted book cost $15.60; 75 books to be purchased with free shipping for a total cost of $1,170.00; to be purchased for English 11-12; submitted by UEHS English Teachers.
Approval sought under Resolution 20-9-G27
XII.B. Hear Second Reading/Adoption of Textbook Go Ahead in the Rain; Notes to a Tribe Called Quest; author Hanif Abdurraquib; publisher University of Texas Press; copyright date 2019; quoted book cost $11.99; 30 books to be purchased with free shipping for a total cost of $359.70; to be purchased for English 12; submitted by UEHS English Teachers.
Approval sought under Resolution 20-9-G28
XII.C. Hear Second Reading/Adoption of Hot Comb; author Ebony Flowers; publisher Drawn & Quarterly; copyright date 2019; No copies are being purchased presently.  Once texbook is approved UEHS Teachers will apply for a grant to purchase copies for English 11-12.  Submitted by UEHS English Teachers.
Approval sought under Resolution 20-9-G29
XII.D. Hear Discussion on Physical Education and Athletics. 
XIII. Approve All General Resolutions to Include Financial, Contractual, Policy or Regulation, Committee Matters, Legislative Stances, State Education Department Issues or Textbook Adoptions.
Moved by _____, seconded by _____, approving all general resolutions numbered 20-9-G9 through 20-9-G33 as attached hereto.
Attachments: (16)
XIV. Approve all Certified and Non-Certified Resolutions for Personnel Changes.
Moved by _____, seconded by _____, approving all certified resolutions numbered 20-9-C16 through 20-9-C18, as attached hereto.
Moved by _____, seconded by _____, approving all non-certified resolutions numbered 20-9-NC14 through 20-9-NC17, as attached hereto.
Attachments: (1)
XV. Announcements/Board Correspondence
Description:  Monday, October 5, 2020, DO @ 7:00 pm
Monday, October 26, 2020, DO @ 7:00 pm
Monday, November 16, 2020, CFJ @ 7:00 pm
District Events:
Monday, September 14, 2020, First Day of School 
XVI. Hear From Visitors
Description:  The Board has reserved fifteen (15) minutes at the end of the meeting held in public session to hear comments from visitors.
The second hearing of visitors generally provides people with the opportunity to seek clarification on any of the resolutions approved, or issues discussed, by the Board of Education during the meeting. 
The same parameters, as set by the Board of Education for the first hearing of visitors, apply to the second hearing of visitors. 
XVII. Executive Session
XVII.A. Approve the Recess of the Public Meeting to Executive Session.
Moved by ____ , seconded by ____, approving the recess of the public meeting to Executive Session to hear discussion on Litigation Matter with Student A and Memorandum of Agreement with ETA at _____ p.m. 
XVII.B. Approve Recess of Executive Session and return into Public Meeting.
Moved by ____, seconded by ____ , approving the recess of Executive Session and return into Public Meeting, at ____ p.m. 
XVIII. Adjournment of the Meeting.
Moved by _____, seconded by _____, adjourning the Public Board of Education Meeting at _____ p.m.
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