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September 8, 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 - August 14, 2020
Description:  Minutes of the regular board meeting held on August 11, 2020
1.G. Minutes of Special Meeting - September 1, 2020
Description:  Minutes of the Special Board Meeting held on September 1, 2020
1.H. Reports
1.H.(i) Superintendent
Description:  Current Events and Updates 
1.H.(ii) Jr/Sr High School
1.H.(iii) Elementary School
Description:  Current Events and Updates
Attachments: (1)
1.H.(v) Technology
1.H.(vi) Maintenance
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 August 7, 2020 through September 3, 2020.
General and Special Funds:
#1053 $2,260.18 (FY20 encumbered)
#1004 $102,461.39
#1005 $697.76
#1006 $68,763.43
#4 $109,234.59 Payroll
#5 $120,878.98 Payroll
Auxiliary Operations Funds:
#1003 $6,299.60
Student Activities Fund:
#1002 $5,489.60
4.B. Student Activities Fund Report
Description:  Revenues, expenditures and charges in the Student Activities Fund Report; period of August 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020.
4.C. Arizona School Facilities Board Building Renewal Grant for Elementary Classroom Building Roof Design
Approve the Arizona School Facilities Board Building Renewal Grant of $31,450.98 for Elementary Classroom Building Roof Design
4.D. Arizona School Facilities Board Building Renewal Grant for Jr/Sr High Athletic Building HVAC Equipment Repair/Replacement
Description:  Approve the Arizona School Facilities Board Building Renewal Grant for $6,323.50 Jr/Sr High Athletic Building HVAC Equipment Repair/Replacement.
4.E. GenYouth Student Meals Grant
Description:  Accept GenYouth student meals grant for $1,000
4.F. Fundraiser for Cross Country Team
Description:  Action to approve fundraising activity for the High School Cross Country team
Attachments: (1)
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve employee assignments, approve volunteers and accept employee resignations.
5.A. New position
Description:  Approve new position:  Distance Learning Coordinator
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.

Brenda Bryant - Red Ribbon Coordinator Elementary(Substance Prevention Education Specialist)
Jonathan Nells - Distance Learning Coordinator (if position is approved)

Dan Bushman - Head Coach HS Girls Basketball
Nicole Carrol - Program Specialist (Substance Abuse Prevention)
Deo Diaz - Assistant Coach JH Boys Basketball
Jeri Edwards - Head Coach - JH Volleyball
Mitchell Farnes - Assistant Coach JH Track
Brad Fischer - Head Coach HS Wrestling
Brad Fischer - Head Coach JH Wrestling
Shawn Layden - JV Coach HS Boys Basketball
Shawn Layden - Head Coach HS Baseball
Charlsye Miller - Head Coach HS Volleyball
Eric Miller - Head Coach HS Boys Basketball
Kay Rush - Head Coach HS Track
Mike Sterkowitz - Head Coach JH Track

Jacob Fields - HS Boys Basketball
T.C. Fish - JH Softball
Aaron Johnstun - HS Football
Aaron Johnstun - HS Boys Basketball
Celestine Kinlicheenie - JH/HS Wrestling
Latrell Kinlicheenie - HS Football
Latrell Kinlicheenie - HS Boys Basketball
Layne Miller - HS Boys Basketball
Zach Miller - HS Boys Basketball
Ben Spurlock - JH/HS Wrestling

Theresa Vanhemert - Instructional Aide
5.C. Personnel Appointments
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve the appointment of new personnel and changes to positions of current personnel.

Annalise Castellano - Instructional Aide (Special Education)
Taura Dobbs - Maintenance Tech (40 hours per week when combined with previously approved Instructional Aide position)
Dana Johnstun - Receiving Clerk
Caleb Layden - PE Teacher (Elem/JH)
Kylie Miller - Substitute Teacher
Claire Young - Instructional Aide

Daniel Hutchens - Head Coach HS Softball
Charlsye Miller - JV Coach HS Softball
6.A. Performance Pay Plans
6.A.(i) Teacher Performance Pay Plan and Classroom Site Fund Allocation
Description:  Approve Teacher Performance Pay Plan and Classroom Site Fund Allocation
6.A.(ii) Counselor Performance Pay Plan
Description:  Approve High School Counselor performance pay plan
6.A.(iii) Principal Performance Pay Plans
Description:  Approve Principal Performance Pay Plans
6.B. Superintendent Performance Payment
Description:  Consideration of the approval of the releasing of 2.5% of the contract of the Superintendent as outlined as his performance payment plan. Taken to the Board twice a year to equal 5%. 
6.C. Policy and Regulation Adoption - Second 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
6.D. Policy and Regulation Adoption - First Reading
Description:  Advisory 677 abd 678: ACA(ACA-R) Sexual Harassment, and ACAA(ACAA-R)Title IX Sexual Harassment
Attachments: (1)
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 - October 13, 2020
  • ASBA Navajo County Association Meeting - October 20, 2020 (online meeting)
Description:  Call to adjourn the meeting

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