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July 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

1.A. FY21-22 Budget Adoption
Description:  Individuals may comment on the FY21-22 Proposed Budget. A complete copy of the Proposed Budget may be viewed at the Joseph City School District Office and online at in Item 7.A. of this agenda.
2.A. Call to Order
2.B. Roll Call
2.C. Pledge of Allegiance
2.D. Invocation
2.E. Adoption of Agenda
2.F. Approve Minutes of the June 8, 2021 Regular Board Meeting
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:  Vote on Consent Agenda. 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.
5.A. Approve Expense Vouchers
Description:  Action to ratify district vouchers for period 6/2/2021 through 7/6/2021.
General and Special Funds: #1 $22,220.83; #27 $71,281.03; #28 $71,212.34; #29 $70,893.98; #30 $40,263.12; #1000 $83,302.70; #1058 $48,408.22; #1059 $34,574.73; #1060 $24,548.35; #1061 $24,137.95; #1062 $36,642.94
Auxiliary Operations Funds: #1066 $7,344.58; #1069 $786.32; #1071 $60.00; #1073 $5,181.65
Student Activities Fund: #1067 $2,167.61; #1068 $33.67; #1070 $8,277.24; #1072 $315.87
5.B. Student Activities Fund Report
Description:  Revenues, expenditures and charges in the Student Activities Fund Report; period of 6/1/2021 through 6/30/2021.
5.C. Approve Intergovernmental Agreement With the Navajo County Community College District
Description:  Continuation of the TALON video concurrent enrollment classes offered to Joseph City High School students by Northland Pioneer College
5.D. Approval of Joseph City Unified School District 4-day week calendar statement
Description:  Districts on a 4-day week calendar have been asked to do this by ADE.  See the attached letter.  Signatures of GB members will need to be collected. 
Attachments: (1)
5.E. Approve the Official Governing Board Agenda Posting Location as the District Office Front Window
5.F. Approve New High School Geometry, Algebra I and Algebra Ii Textbooks
Description:  Textbooks have been available for public review at the Joseph City Unified School District Office for 60 days.
5.G. Approval of Joseph City Football Summer Camp and Fundraiser 
Description:  This is a request for our team to have a 3-day camp in July to prepare for the upcoming season.  The fundraiser is to sell t-shirts with advertisements on the back.  See the attached requests
5.H. Approval of Joseph City Volleyball Fundraiser
Description:  Request to sell pizza and ice cream at the summer football camp concessions to raise money for the Volleyball program.
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve employee assignments, approve volunteers and accept employee resignations.
6.A. Employee Assignments, Employee Renewals, Volunteers, Employee Resignations
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve employee assignments and renewals, approve volunteers and accept employee resignations.

Laurie Bowler - National Honor Society Sponsor
Dustin Fish - Agriculture Club Sponsor
Andy Foree - Choral Director 
Danny Hutchens - Band Director 
Robert Pugh - Substitute Teacher
Julie Randall - Yearbook Advisor

Greg Case - Substitute Teacher
Roland Hancock - Assistant Cross Country Coach
Kylie Miller - Substitute Teacher
Nichole Neat - Substitute Teacher
Gayla Smith - Substitute Teacher and Head Cross Country Coach 
Mary Spurlock - Substitute Teacher

Jennifer Westover - HS Cheer Coach
6.B. Personnel Appointments
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve the appointment of new personnel and changes to positions of current personnel.

Coretta Agnew - Instructional Aide
Desiree Hardy - Instructional Aide
Aaron Johnstun - JH Assistant FB Coach
Caleb Layden - JH Head Football Coach
Jennifer Oldham - Substitute Teacher
Tim Taranto - Instructional Aide
6.C. Other Personnel Appointments
Description:  Discussion and possible action to ratify the appointment of new personnel.

Kelbie Flake - Seasonal Worker (Ratification)
7.A. Adoption of the Joseph City Unified School District 2021-22 Proposed Budget
Description:  Adopt the Joseph City Unified School District 2021-22 Budget as proposed at the June 9, 2020 board meeting.
Attachments: (1)
7.B. Approve Referee Pay Rate Increase for Junior High School Game Officials
Description:  Increase pay rate to $30 per game for non-certified officials and $40 for AIA certified officials.
7.C. Approval of the 2021-2022 Junior/Senior High School Student Handbooks and Discipline Plan
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.
9.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.
9.B. Upcoming Meetings and Events Calendar
  • Next Regular Board Meeting - August 10, 2021
Description:  Call to adjourn the meeting

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