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May 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. OPENING ITEMS
Description:  Public Notice attached
1.A. Call to Order
1.B. Roll Call
1.C. Pledge of Allegiance
1.D. Invocation
1.E. Public Hearing
Description: 

Hearing to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the Joseph City Unified School District 2019-20 Revised Budget. Members of the Board may not discuss items that are not specifically identified on the agenda. Any action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for a future agenda.

1.F. Adoption of Agenda
1.G. Minutes of Regular Meeting - April 14, 2020
Description: 
Minutes of the regular board meeting held on April 14, 2020.
1.H. Reports
1.H.(i) Superintendent
Attachments: (1)
1.H.(ii) Jr/Sr High School
1.H.(iii) Elementary School
1.H.(iv) Business and Fiscal Services
Description: 
  • BoardBook Premier conversion
  • Food Service update
  • Insurance open enrollment update
  • Financial reports
Attachments: (1)
1.H.(v) Technology
1.H.(vi) Maintenance
2. CALL TO THE PUBLIC
Description:  Individuals who wish to address the Board are requested to complete the appropriate form prior to the meeting and give the form to the Board Secretary. Members of the Board may not discuss items that are not specifically identified on the agenda. Therefore, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.01(H), action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for a future agenda. The Board requests that all comments be limited to five minutes or less, that speakers refrain from the use of speech or language that is offensive or inappropriate, pursuant to Board policy KFA and that speakers refrain from voicing complaints against school personnel or any person connected with the District, as it may impact due process rights. Policies KE, KEB, and KED are provided by the Board for disposition of legitimate complaints, including those involving individuals. Forms required for use of these policies can be obtained from the Joseph City Schools website. The President will limit discussion whenever he deems such action appropriate to the proper conduct of the meeting.
3. EXECUTIVE SESSION (*)
Description:  For any agenda item indicated with an asterisk (*), the Board may vote to convene in Executive Session pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.03 (A) (1) for personnel matters when notified; (2) discussion or consideration of records exempt by law from public inspection; (3) for consultation with attorney; (4) for consultation with attorney when in pending or contemplated litigation. Discussion or consideration of personnel matters may include employment, assignment, appointment, promotion, demotion, dismissal, salaries, disciplining or resignation of a public officer, appointee or employee.
4. CONSENT AGENDA
Description:  All items listed will be considered as a group and will be approved with one motion unless a Board Member requests an item be removed from the consent agenda and considered as a separate item.
4.A. Vouchers
Description: 
Action to ratify district vouchers for period 4/15/2020 through 5/8/2020.
General and Special Funds: #24 $122,769.98; #25 $121,821.79; #1044 $194,468.26; #1045 $74,081.20
Auxiliary Operations Funds: #1053 $2,037.47; #1055 $115.00
Student Activities Fund: #1054 #185.29
4.B. Student Activities Fund Report
Description:  Approve revenues and expenditures in the Student Activities Fund; period of July 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020.
4.C. Contract Renewal - Educational Services, Inc. for Contracted Staffing Services
Description:  Renew contract with Educational Services, Inc. for contracted staffing services.
4.D. Intergovernmental Agreement with Holbrook Unified School District
Description:  Action to approve the renewal of the intergovernmental agreement with Holbrook Unified School District.
4.E. No Kid Hungry Grant
Description:  Approval of the No Kid Hungry grant to fund additional food and supplies for the Joseph City Schools "Grab & Go" meals program.
4.F. Intergovernmental Agreement with Queen Creek Unified School District
Description:  Approve Intergovernmental Agreement with Queen Creek Unified School District allowing for Joseph City USD to use equipment and supplies provided by Queen Creek USD for use in summer football camps offered by our district. 
4.G. St. Mary's Weekend Backpack Meal Program Grant
Description:  Approval of St. Mary's Weekend Backpack Meal Program Grant to fund approximately 40 take-home backpacks with food each weekend for students and their families. Starts immediately and runs through July 31, 2020.
4.H. Intergovernmental Agreement with Vail Unified School District
Description:  Intergovernmental agreement with Vail Unified School District  to provide access and support for our use of the Beyond Textbook online curriculum,assessments, lessons for teachers and related services.
4.I. ASU/Verizon STEM Mini-Grant
Description:  Approval of ASU/Verizon STEM mini-grant
4.J. Intergovernmental Agreement with NAVIT
Description:  Intergovernmental agreement with NAVIT for providing post-secondary training programs in vocational education fields to Joseph City Schools students.
5. PERSONNEL REQUESTS (*)
5.A. Employee Assignments, Volunteers, Employee Resignations
Description: 
Discussion and possible action to approve employee assignments, approve volunteers and accept employee resignations.
  • Tiffany Bushman - Resignation
  • Kenia Martineau - Resignation
  • Peggy Reid - Resignation
  • Kortni Flake - Resignation
5.B. Personnel Appointments
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve the appointment of new personnel and changes to positions of current personnel.
  • Adam Neat - HS Teacher
  • Roland Hancock - HS Teacher
  • Kelsee Hansen - Elem Teacher
  • Jonathan Nells - PE Teacher
  • Amanda Cribbs - Van Driver
  • Connor Neal - Maintenance Worker
6. ACTION ITEMS
6.A. 2019-20 Revised Budget for Joseph City USD
Description:  Approve the 2019-20 Revised Budget for Joseph City Unified School District as required by statute.
Attachments: (1)
6.B. Arizona School Boards Association Political Action Focus Items
Description:  Discussion and possible approval of Joseph City USD Governing Board's support for ASBA political action focus items.
6.C. Delegate Authority to the Superintendent to hire Temporary, Student and Event Workers Between Governing Board Meetings
Description:  Discussion and possible action to delegate authority to the Superintendent to hire Temporary, Student and Event Workers between board meetings pending ratification by the Governing Board at their next regular meeting.
6.D. Professional Growth Plan for Classified Staff and Administrators
Description:  Discussion and possible approval of a professional growth plan for Classified Staff and Administrators.
6.E. Updated Pay Schedules for FY20-21
Description:  Discussion and possible approval of FY20-21 pay schedules updated for recent board actions.
6.F. Payments to Senior Class of 2020 Graduates from Student-Earned Funds in Lieu of Senior Trip and Grad Night Party Activities
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve payments directly to Senior Class of 2020 graduates from student-earned funds in lieu of Senior trip and Grad Night party activities due to the Coronavirus related school closure.
6.G. Issuance of gift cards directly to qualifying students from federal Johnson O'Malley grant funds
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve the issuance of gift cards directly to qualifying students from federal JOM grant funds in lieu providing clothing and supplies under the terms of the grant due to the Coronavirus related school closure.
7. DISCUSSION ITEMS
Description:  The Governing Board will not vote on Discussion Items and any action taken as a result of this discussion will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for a future agenda.
7.A. Discussion of possible bond election, future budget needs and other financing options
Description:  Discussion only
8. INFORMATION ITEMS
8.A. Requests for Future Agenda Items
Description:  This agenda item is for the Governing Board to have a running record of potential items to be placed on future agendas. There will be no discussion on the substance, merits, or issues relating to the proposed agenda item.
  • Additional 2020-21 pay increases for employees
8.B. Upcoming Meetings and Events Calendar
Description: 
  • Next Regular Board Meeting - Tuesday, June 9, 2020; 6:00 p.m.
  • High School Graduation will be an online event
  • 8th Grade Promotion has been canceled
9. ADJOURNMENT
Description:  Call to adjourn the meeting
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