Sequim School District No. 323
“Inspire and Achieve”
Telephone: (360) 582-3260, FAX: (360) 683-6303, www.sequim.k12.wa.us
Preliminary Agenda Revised January 29, 2016 – All meetings in the District Board Room unless otherwise noted.
Monday, February 1, 2016 -- 6:00pm Regular Board Meeting
Agenda –Board Meeting
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER (REF. POLICY 1400)
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (REF. POLICY 1420)
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Request approval of the minutes from the January 19, 2016 Workshop and Regular Board Meeting.
4. CHANGES/ADDITIONS AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA (REF. POLICY 1420)
5. STUDENT BOARD REPRESENTATIVE COMMUNICATION & STUDENT RECOGNITION
a. Olympic Peninsula Academy Future City presentation – Lilli Hardesty, Olympic Peninsula Academy Future City Advisor
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS - This time is set aside for receiving both written and oral communication from those in attendance who wish to speak any item. The board thanks you for your comments and will take into consideration what you have shared when making decisions regarding this topic. (Ref. Policy 1430, 4220 and 4220P)
7. BOARD COMMUNICATION AND OTHER ITEMS
a. Legislative Conference
8. CONSENT AGENDA – REQUEST BOARD APPROVAL: Any item may be moved to New Business with a motion from any Board member.
a. General Fund Vouchers No. 18520 thru No. 18520 in the total amount of $1,566.60; and No. 185281 thru No. 185283 in the total amount of $34,391.24; and No. 185284 thru No. 185352 in the total amount of $50,857.55.
b. ASB Fund Vouchers No. 10364 thru No. 10382 in the total amount of $46,850.83.
c. Personnel - Employment with the District will be conditional upon the district’s receipt of a criminal conviction history record that is clear of any convictions, adjudications, protective orders, final decisions, or criminal charges in accordance with Washington State law and conditional upon receipt of a sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form from prior Washington State employer(s), where employment was in a school setting, indicating that no sexual, verbal or physical misconduct materials were found in the records of such employer(s) pursuant to RCW 28A.400 and WAC 180-87-080.
Leave of Absence Request from Brittany Murdach, Sequim High School Science teacher, from April 25, 2016 through June 15, 2016 as presented.
Offer Classified SpEd Paraeducator position to Janice Mable, for the 2015-2016 school year, effective January 28, 2015 as presented.
d. Contract for Services between Sequim School District #323 and Randi Hect, DBA Intellitext, to provide transcription services with Typewell Transcription for a student with a hearing disability, for the 2015-2016 school year, as presented.
e. Contract for Services between Sequim School District #323 and Superior Services, to provide materials and labor to remove moss and clean gutters on the Sequim High School H Building roof, as presented.
9. OLD BUSINESS
a. For First Reading NEW Revised Policy #2195 – Academic Acceleration. The board is encouraged to adopt an academic acceleration policy, under which students who meet state standards in a particular area—be it math or reading/writing—are automatically enrolled in the next most rigorous level of advanced courses. The ultimate goal is that these students will eventually be eligible for automatic enrollment in dual-credit courses. Classified Discretionary Dr. Ann Renker, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning
b. For Second Reading and Adoption Policy #3422 -- Concussion, Head Injury and Sudden Cardiac Arrest. This policy has been updated to reflect new legal requirements effective July 24, 2015. The new law has several requirements regarding awareness and prevention of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and essentially tracks the language and process of the Zachary Lystedt law on concussive head injury. Classified Essential
10. NEW BUSINESS
a. Request for Sequim High School FFA to travel to Othello, Washington on February 19-20, 2016 to participate in a Trap Shoot competition, as presented. Steve Mahitka, Sequim High School FFA Advisor.
b. Request for Sequim High School FFA to travel to Wenatchee, Washington on April 15-16, 2016 in order to participate in a State Trap Shoot, as presented. Steve Mahitka, Sequim High School FFA Advisor.
c. Introduce NEW Policy #6101 – Federal Cash and Financial Management. In partnership with OSPI, WSSDA has issued this new Policy and Procedure to comply with new requirements for federal grant recipients. Classified Essential. Brian Lewis, Executive Director of Business and Operations Services.
d. Introduce NEW Policy #6106 – Allowable Costs for Federal Programs. WSSDA has issued this new Policy and Procedure in response to new federal regulations known as “Uniform Guidance.” Classified Essential. Brian Lewis, Executive Director of Business and Operations Services.
a. Out-of-pocket health costs for employees – Brian Lewis, Executive Director of Business and Operations Services
b. Superintendent’s Report
12. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
a. PDC Filing for Board members is open online. Due April 15th
b. Upcoming Board Meetings, etc.
o Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 – 5:15pm Workshop; 6:00 pm Regular Board Meeting, CHANGED from Monday, February 15th, 2015 due to President’s Day Holiday
o Monday, March 1st , 2016 – 5:15pm Workshop; 6:00pm Regular Board Meeting
c. Other Events of Interest:
o February 9 – Bond Election
o February 15th – President’s Holiday / District Office Closed
e. February 1-5 is National School Counseling Week in our schools.
f. Budget Status Reports for December 2015
13. FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER