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May 24, 2016 at 6:00 PM - Governing Board Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. OPENING
I.1. Call to Order
I.2. Adoption of Agenda
I.3. Pledge of Allegiance
I.3.1. Moment of Silence
I.4. Board Meeting Minutes Not Previously Approved
I.4.1. Regular Session
Description:  April 26, 2016 - Regular Session
April 28, 2016 - VV Joint Meeting
May 7, 2016 - Special Meeting
May 10, 2016 - Special Meeting
Attachments: (4)
  • 5/19/2016 at 11:14 AM
  • 5/19/2016 at 11:14 AM
  • 5/19/2016 at 11:15 AM
  • 5/19/2016 at 11:15 AM
I.4.2. Executive Session
Description:  May 7, 2016 - Executive Session - Personnel Matters
May 10, 2016 - Executive Session - Personnel Matters
I.5. Information Only Items
(Items to be heard only; the Board will not propose, discuss, or take legal action during the meeting unless the specific matter is properly noticed for legal action.)
I.5.1. Summary of Current Events
I.5.1.1. Financial Report
I.5.1.2. Superintendent's Report
I.5.1.3. Principal's Report
I.5.1.4. Staff Showcase
Description:  Mr. Ball will present information regarding the theater department programs for 2015-2016.
I.5.1.5. Student Recognition
Description:  Artist of the Month - April - Travis Zale
Female Athlete of the Month - May - Madelyn Bejarano
Male Athlete of the Month - May - Fernando Chavez
Pursuing Victory with Honor - May - Hannah DeVore
Female Athlete of the Year 2015-2016 - Megan Goettl
Male Athlete of the Year 2015-2016 - Sean Williams
I.5.1.6. Employee Recognition
Description:  Jason Teague - Art Teacher
I.6.  Public Comments 
(members of the Governing Board shall not discuss or take legal action on matters raised during an open call to the public unless the matters are properly noticed for discussion and legal action)
II. ACTION ITEMS - CONSENT
(All items listed hereunder are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Board member so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be discussed separately.)
II.1. Approval of Routine Vouchers
II.1.1. Expense
Description:  Expense Voucher #1034 - $158,699.34
Expense Voucher #1035 - $153,043.56
Attachments: (2)
II.1.2. Payroll
Description:  Payroll Voucher # 38 - $228,862.30
Payroll Voucher #39 - $248,360.25
Payroll Voucher #40 - VOID
Payroll Voucher #41 - $443,802.18
Payroll Voucher #42 - $586,099.77
Payroll Voucher #43 - $6,431.30
Attachments: (5)
II.1.3. Bookstore Activity
Description:  Ratification of Payments
Attachments: (1)
II.2. Personnel
II.2.1. Certified Staff
Description:  Additional Area of Certification - Chad Scott 
Extra Duty - Lauren Adams - Race to the Top Grant
Extra Duty - David Beery - Race to the Top Grant
Extra Duty - Calvin Behlow - Race to the Top Grant
Extra Duty - Yancey DeVore - Race to the Top Grant
Extra Duty - Jennifer Doerksen - ASBAIT Wellness Stipend
Extra Duty - Cindy Forsythe - Summer Work
Extra Duty - Genie Gee - Summer Work
Extra Duty - Marti Gilmore - Student Restraint Training
Extra Duty - Cynthia Harakaly - Summer Work
Extra Duty - Shelley Kitchen - Summer Work
Extra Duty - Ashly Lawler - Race to the Top Grant
Extra Duty - Andrea Meyer - Race to the Top Grant
Extra Duty - Kristy Meyers - Summer Work
Extra Duty - Gretchen Wesbrock - Summer Work
Extra Duty - Colleen Whitehurst - Race to the Top Grant
Extra Duty - Katie Wolff - Race to the Top Grant
Extra Duty - Robert Young - Summer School
FTE Decrease - Andrea Strobel
FTE Increase - Shelley Kitchen
New Hire - Katherine Forbes - Teacher
Professional Growth- Sarah Cesena - Teacher
II.2.2. Support Staff 
Description:  Extra Duty - Daniel Frandenburg - Student Restraint Training
Extra Duty - Petra McIntosh - Bookstore Assistant
Extra Duty - Dawn Shandera - Bookstore Assistant
"New" Hire - Oouida Dorr - Bus Driver
"New" Hire - Tim Haggerty - Bus Driver
"New" Hire - Sam Rangel - Bus Driver
"New" Hire - Katie Wolf - Head Cross Country Coach
New Hire - Chris Wylie - Bus Driver
Re-Hire - Daniel Frandenburg - Instructional Aide - Sped/SC
Re-Hire - Dawn Shandera - Instructional Aide - Resource
Resignation - Hailee Effertz - GEAR UP Mentor
Resignation - Loraine Roethler - Head Volleyball Coach
II.3. Recommended Policy Changes
Description:  The Board will consider approval of policy changes recommended by ASBA, which were discussed in a first reading on April 26, 2016.
II.3.1. Second Reading of Proposed Board Policy Changes in Section B - School Board Governance and Operations
Description:  The Board will consider approval of proposed changes to Governing Board Policy in Section B - School Board Governance and Operations. 
II.3.1.1. Policy BDF - Advisory Committees
Description:  Under Arizona‚Äôs Open Meeting Law, board subcommittees are subject to the same provisions of the law as the governing board. This includes the ability to meet in an executive session if for one of the authorized reasons in the law and all procedures have been met. These policy changes make this clearer.
Attachments: (1)
  • 5/10/2016 at 1:02 PM
II.3.2. Second Reading of Proposed Board Policy Changes in Section J - Students
Description:  The Board will consider approval of proposed changes to Governing Board Policies in Section J - Students.
II.3.2.1. Policy JK - Student Discipline
Description:  Policy language pertaining to Restraint and Seclusion in Policy JK has been deleted and moved to Policy JLDB. Restraint and Seclusion are not intended to be disciplinary options; therefore, a stand-alone policy allows easier access to the provisions and limitations in statute without the additional language offered in the discipline documents.  
Attachments: (1)
  • 5/10/2016 at 1:02 PM
II.3.2.2. Policy JLDB - Restraint and Seclusion and Related Exhibits (JLDB-EA, EB, EC, ED)
Description:  Restraint and Seclusion, subsequent to its deletion from Policy JK, has been added to the policy manual as a distinct document code in order to eliminate the linking of these methods to the disciplinary options covered in Policy JK - Student Discipline. The statutory provisions of A.R.S. 15-105 are retained. 
Attachments: (1)
II.3.3. Second  Reading of Proposed Board Policy Changes in Section K - School Community Relations
Description:  The Board will consider approval of proposed changes to Governing Board Policy Section K - School Community Relations.
II.3.3.1. Policy KF- Community Use of School Facilities 
Description:  Policy KF is modified to add language requiring that the School District, its Governing Board, employees, and agents shall be named as an additional insured under the liability insurance policy during the use of the facilities and property. This change is necessary to limit costs and expenses when named as a defendant for an injury or damage resulting from the use of the facility.
Attachments: (1)
  • 5/10/2016 at 1:02 PM
II.4. Disposal of District Assets
Description:  The Board will consider approval of disposal of 17 Welding Units to be used as part of a trade-in toward five new units.  This transaction represents the final stage of a 4-year plan for equipment modernization.
Attachments: (1)
II.5. Payment Procedures FY17
Description:  The Board will consider ratification of the two attached resolutions regarding payment procedures for fiscal year 2017, pursuant to A.R.S. 15-321 and 15-905-G.  Administration is recommending approval of these resolutions as has been done in past years to support timely payments.
Attachments: (3)
II.6. 2016-17 Student Handbook Revision
Description:  The Board will consider approval of changes to the Student Handbook for the 2016-17 school year.
Attachments: (2)
II.7. Approval of Donations
Description:  The Board will consider approval of the following donations:
     1984 Buick LeSaber - Barbara Haggerty - $1,500
     1991 Ford Ranger P/U - Larry Shook - $1,500
     Auto Parts - John Brown/Red Rock Collision - $800
     Auto Parts - John Brown/Red Rock Collision - $1,500
     Auto Parts - Hansen Enterprises - $250
     Yamaha Clarinet - Vicki Riojas - $200
III. INFORMATION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS 
Description:   (Matters about which the Board may engage in discussion but will take no action during the meeting)
III.1. Proposed Board Regulation Changes in Section H - Meet and Confer
Description:  The Board will discuss proposed changes to a Governing Board Regulation in Section H - Meet and Confer.  Administration worked with MUEA leaders to draft additional language to Regulation HA-R regarding membership of the Salary & Benefits Committee and related process used for the past three years.  Since this is a regulation, no action is needed by the Board.
Attachments: (1)
III.2. Work Experience Program
Description:  Administration will provide the Board with information regarding the Work Experience Program.
Attachments: (1)
III.3. School Day Schedule
Description:  Administration will present follow-up information regarding feedback received to address instructional hours requirements for seniors carrying only four classes in their schedules.
Attachments: (1)
III.4. Bond Projects 
Description:  Administration will provide the Board will an update on bond projects.
III.5. Board Priorities and Goals
Description:  The Board will discuss ideas for priorities and goals for 2016-17, which may be used as a foundation for future discussion at a summer retreat.
IV. ACTION ITEMS - DISTRICT BUSINESS
IV.1. Executive Session to discuss Personnel Matters (pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.03(A)(1) and 38-431.03(A)(5))
Description:  Superintendent Candidates
IV.2. Superintendent's Employment Contract Negotiation
Description:  The Board may consider offering a candidate an opportunity to enter into contract negotiations for the position of District Superintendent.  The Board may also identify two board members to participate in contract negotiations with a candidate.
V. INFORMATION ITEMS
Description:   (The Board will not propose, discuss, or take legal action during the meeting)
V.1. Requests for Future Agenda Items
Description:  - Regular Governing Board Meeting (6/28/16)
- Possible Special Meeting if Proposition 123 Passes
- Tentative Dates for July Board Retreat
VI. ADJOURNMENT

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