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December 14, 2021 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. Approve Minutes of the November 9, 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.
4.A. Approve Expense Vouchers
Description:  Action to ratify district vouchers for the period 11/3/2021 through 12/8/2021
General and Special Funds: #12 $151,479.01; #13 $143,304.65; #14 $140.004.36; #1024 $1,984.98; #1025 $33.194.77; #1026 $68,955; #1027 $1,711.39;  #1028 $60,406.05; #1029 $1,193.85; #1030 $8,810.95
Auxiliary Operations Funds: #1034 #1,685.92; #1037 $3,772.96
Student Activities Fund: #1035 $ 528.60; #1036 $2.019.16; #1039 $1,794.88
4.B. Student Activities Fund Report
Description:  Revenues, expenditures and charges in the Student Activities Fund Report; period of 11/1/2021 through 11/30/2021.
4.C. Resolution Authorizing the Superintendent and Business Manager to Obtain Credit Cards On Behalf of the District
4.D. Approval of High School Girls Basketball Fundraiser
Attachments: (1)
4.E. Approval of Senior Class Fundraiser
4.F. Accept Grant Award from APS and the Phoenix Suns
Description:  Awarded to Peter Bushman's 3rd grade class garden project in the amount of $1,500
4.G. Approval of Arizona School Facilities Board Asbestos Testing Grant
Description:  Funds to test HS Campus Ceiling tiles for asbestos
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve employee assignments, approve volunteers, and accept employee resignations.  
5.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.

Jacob Fields - Basketball
Matthew Fields - Basketball
Robert Neill - Basketball and Softball

Employee Assignment:
Shealynn Buckley - Wrestling Tournament Hospitality Coordinator
Deo Diaz - JH Head Basketball Coach
Daniel Hutchens - JH Head Girls Basketball Coach
5.B. Personnel Appointments 
Description:  Discussion and possible action to approve the appointment of new personnel and changes to positions of current personnel.

Amy Banford - Special Education Instructional Aide
Drew Colligon - Substitute Custodian
Katherine "Katie" Frost - Substitute teacher
Natalie Hancock - Project Coordinator (Youth, Faith, and Family Grant)
Neleigha Hutchens - Asst. Coach JH Boys Basketball
Zoe McLaws - Concession worker
Lisa Gayer - Event Worker
Sharon Spurlock - Event Worker
Anthony Whetten - Project Coordinator (Youth, Faith, and Family Grant)
Jason Whetten - Project Coordinator (Youth, Faith, and Family Grant)
5.C. Personnel Appointments
Description:  Amelia "Mia" Rascon - Event Worker
6.A. Discussion and Possible Approval of School Calendar for 2022-23
Description:  Proposed Calendars for the 2022-2023 School Year.
6.B. Discussion and Possible Approval of Changes to Policies 6CH, IMB, JLCB, and Regulations GBGB-R, JLCB-R
Description:  Modification and / or adoption of JCUSD Governing Board policies which were recommended by the Arizona School Boards Association.
6.C. Discussion and Possible Approval of Changes to Pay Rates for Substitutes and Bus Drivers 
Description:  Increase Bus Driver and Substitute Teacher pay rates effective 1/1/2022
Attachments: (1)
6.D. Approve the Purchase of Buses
6.E. Superintendent's Evaluation (*)
Description:  Annual Superintendent Evaluation
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 - January 11, 2022; 6:00 p.m.
Description:  Call to adjourn the meeting

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