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August 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

1.A. Call to Order
1.B. Roll Call
1.C. Pledge of Allegiance
1.D. Invocation
1.E. Adoption of Agenda
1.F. Minutes of Regular Meeting - July 14, 2020
Description:  Minutes of the regular board meeting held on July 14, 2020
1.G. Reports
1.G.(ii) Jr/Sr High School
1.G.(iii) Elementary School
Attachments: (1)
1.G.(iv) Business and Fiscal Services
Attachments: (1)
1.G.(v) Technology
1.G.(vi) Maintenance
Attachments: (1)
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.
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.
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 July 10, 2020 through August 6, 2020.
General and Special Funds:
#1051 $9,957.69 (encumbered)
#1052 $32,030.15 (encumbered)
#1001 $33,904.64
#1002 $137,185.88
#1003 $38,001.39
#2 $39,201.20
#3 $50,320.28
Auxiliary Operations Funds: none
Student Activities Fund: none
4.B. Student Activities Fund Report
Description:  Revenues, expenditures and charges in the Student Activities Fund Report; period of July 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020.
4.C. Qualified Evaluators for Certified Staff
Description:  Approve qualified evaluators for certified staff:
  • Bryan Fields
  • Daniel Hutchens
  • Eric Miller
4.D. Board Member Resignation
Description:  Accept the resignation of Jeremy Miller as a member of the Joseph City School District Governing Board effective July 21, 2020.
4.E. Prices for school lunches
Description:  Approve FY20-21 prices for paid school lunches.
4.F. Arizona School Facilities Board Building Renewal Grant for Jr/Sr High Classroom Building Roof Assessment
Description:  Acceptance of Arizona SFB grant to fund a professional evaluation assessment of Jr/Sr High School classroom buildings.
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve employee assignments, approve volunteers and accept employee resignations.
5.A. New position
Description:  Approve new position.
  • Assistant Coach - HS Cross Country
5.B. Employee Assignments, Employee Renewals, Volunteers, Employee Resignations
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve employee assignments and renewals, approve volunteers and accept employee resignations.

EXTRA DUTY ASSIGNMENTS (Extra duties and pay may be reduced or eliminated should the need be reduced or cancelled due to health precautions)
  • Laurie Bowler - National Honor Society Club Sponsor
  • Laurie Bowler - Concurrent Enrollment Teacher
  • Laurie Bowler - Tutor
  • Laurie Bowler - Teacher Mentor
  • Dan Bushman - JV Coach-HS Football
  • Dan Bushman - CTE Director
  • Julie Clifford - Red Ribbon Coordinator
  • Julie Clifford - Yearbook Club Advisor
  • Julie Clifford - Yearbook Class Instructional Specialist
  • Julie Clifford - NAVIT Coordinator
  • Brad Fischer - JH/HS Activities Director
  • Brad Fischer - Wrestling Tournament Coordinator
  • Dustin Fish - Ag Club Advisor
  • Andrew Foree - Drama Coach
  • Andrew Foree - Band/Choral Director
  • Ruth Hansen - Summer Reading Coordinator
  • Shawn Layden - Head Coach-HS Football
  • Lillian Neal - District Lead SpEd Teacher
  • Lillian Neal - HS Student Council Advisor
  • Adam Neat - Tutor
  • Selena Nells - Indian Education Coordinator
  • Selena Nells - Wellness Coordinator
  • Robert Pugh - Bus Driver Part-time
  • Kay Rush - JH Student Council Advisor
  • Gayla Smith - Head Coach II-HS Cross Country
  • Laurie Bowler
  • Jess Bushman
  • Jeri Edwards
  • Brad Fischer
  • Dustin Fish
  • Andrew Foree
  • Michael Gayer
  • Roland Hancock
  • Aaron Johnstun
  • Shawn Layden
  • Adam Neat
  • Robert Pugh
  • Kay Rush
  • Mike Sterkowitz
  • Jim Stradling
  • Jean Varney
  • Anthony Whetten
  • Shealyn Buckley
  • Lance Baldwin
  • Alyssa Buckley
  • Shealyn Buckley
  • Mitchell Farnes
  • Jennifer Fischer
  • Brooke Frost
  • Clarissa Hansen
  • Lillian Howerton
  • Lisa Gayer
  • Dana Johnstun
  • Sam Johnstun
  • Samuel Jordan Johnstun
  • Kinsley Lampsa
  • Mary Larsen
  • Amy Miller
  • Kylie Miller
  • Katelyn Pugh
  • Gayla Smith
  • Jim Smith
  • Jessi Bushman - Coach-HS Volleyball
  • Reva Haydukovich - Coach-HS Volleyball
  • Kinsley Lampsa - Coach-HS Volleyball
  • Eldon Larsen - Coach-HS Football
  • Sara Napa'a - Coach-All Sports Injury Prevention/Recovery
  • Chay Randles - Coach-JH Softball
  • Amanda Sander - Coach-JH Softball
5.C. Personnel Appointments
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve the appointment of new personnel and changes to positions of current personnel.
  • Bannon Johnstun - Lifeguard (student)
  • Nehemia Balda - Lifeguard (student)
  • Owen Beatty - Lifeguard (student)
  • Bridger Fields - Lifeguard (student)
  • Kate Edwards - Lifeguard (student)
  • Klydie Miller - Lifeguard (student)
  • April Petersen - Lifeguard (student)
  • Hayden Fischer - Lifeguard (student)
  • Brenlee Hutchens - Summer Reading Specialist/Tutor (student)
  • Taura Dobbs - Instructional Aide
  • Michael Gayer - Custodial / Asset Control Coordinator (part-time)
COACHES (Coach duties and pay may be reduced or eliminated should the season be reduced or cancelled due to health precautions)
  • Kristen Beatty - Asst. Coach-JH Volleyball
  • Taura Dobbs - JV Coach-HS Volleyball
  • Roland Hancock - JV Coach I-Cross Country
  • Daniel Hutchens - Head Coach-Jr High Softball
  • Eric Miller - Head Coach-JH Football
  • Zach Miller - Asst. Coach-JH Football
  • Mary Spurlock - Asst. Coach-JH Softball
6.A. Textbook Adoption
Description:  Adopt the textbook and curriculum materials that were available during the 60-day public review for Jr/Sr High School as presented:
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • French
  • 6th Grade World History (update current textbook edition)
6.B. Governing Board Resolution Regarding Opening of School
Description:  Approve board resolution regarding opening of school in compliance with Governor's executive orders
6.C. Policy and Regulation Adoption - First Reading
Description:  Approve the following policies and regulations for a first reading:
Policy BEC - Executive Sessions / Open Meetings
Policy IHA - Basic Instruction Program
Policy KB - Parent Involement in Education
Regulation GBGB-R - Staff Personal Security and Safety
Regulation JICA-RB - Student Dress
Regulation KI-RB - Visitors to Schools
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.
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.
8.B. Upcoming Meetings and Events Calendar
  • Next Regular Board Meeting - Tuesday, September 8, 2020; 6:00 p.m.
  • ASBA 44th Annual Law Conference (Virtual Event) - September 9-11, 2020
Description:  Call to adjourn the meeting

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