BC board to meet March 23

BENTON COMMUNITY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

6:00 P.M., MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020

CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE BOARD ROOM

304 1ST STREET, VAN HORNE, IA 52346

6:00 Regular Meeting – This meeting will be held electronically.  To receive the audio link, please follow the directions outlined on the front page of our website at www.benton.k12.ia.us

Pres. Stepanek announcement:  This meeting is held electronically as per Iowa Code Section 21.8 which permits a governmental body to conduct a meeting by electronic means.  Public access will be provided to the extent reasonably possible. The notice of the meeting on our school website indicating the “place from which the communication originates and where/how public access is provided to the conversation”, and meeting minutes will be kept.  

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. DELEGATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, CONSIDERATIONS OF ADDITIONAL ITEMS FOR THE AGENDA
  3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
  4. OPEN FORUM
  5. RESOLUTION – PANDEMIC
    1. PANDEMIC RESPONSE AND EMERGENCY SUSPENSION OF POLICY
  6. 2019-20 CALENDAR AMENDED
    1. SCHOOL CLOSURE MARCH 16 – UNTIL APRIL 12, 2020
  7. 2020-2021 SCHOOL CALENDAR
    1. DRAFT #1, DRAFT #2
    2. DISCUSSION
    3. HEARING
    4. ACTION
  8. SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER – HS/MS
  9. COVID-19
    1. SCHOOL TRIPS
    2. CONTINGENCY PLAN
  10. 2019-2020 GRADUATES 
    1. PROSPECTIVE GRADUATES PRESENTED, MAY 24
  11. ROOF – HS/MS
  12. NEGOTIATIONS
    1. TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH BCEA
  13. APRIL BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE
    1. APRIL 13, 6:00 P.M.
  14. CERTIFIED BUDGET INFORMATION
    1. 2020-2021 BUDGET                                                                                                              
    2. PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF THE BUDGET
    3. FY 2021 BUDGET GUARANTEE RESOLUTION
    4. INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT LEVY INCOME SURTAX RATE
    5. SET BUDGET HEARING / BOARD MEETING DATE FOR APRIL 13, 6;00 p.m., 2020
    6. BUDGET PUBLICATION APPROVAL
    7. BUDGET AMENDMENT HEARING FY 20
    8. BUDGET AMENDMENT PUBLICATION FY 20
  15. POSITIONS and ACTIVITIES
    1. Social Studies – Secondary
    2. Transfers
    3. BOWLING – NEW SCHOOL Activity
  16. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
    1. ISASP PRACTICE TESTS
    2. MATH CURRICULUM
  17. ADMINISTRATION REPORT
  18. AUDIT FIRM
  19. BUSINESS SERVICES
    1. WARRANTS
      1. PRELIMINARY WARRANTS
    2. FINANCIAL REPORTS
      1. GENERAL FUND REPORT
      2. ALL FUNDS REPORT
      3. SPRING PAY SCHEDULE – Pay Schedule
  1. POLICY REVIEW
    1. Policy Review
      1. Policy 507.3 Communicable Diseases
      2. Policy 507.3E1 – Communicable Diseases Chart
      3. Policy 507.3E2 – Iowa Department of Public Health Table of Reportable Communicable and Infectious Diseases
      4. Policy 507.3E3 – Iowa Disease Reporting Card
      5. Pandemic policy – consideration
  1. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. PERSONNEL
    2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
    3. FUNDRAISERS
    4. VOLUNTEERS
    5. FACILITIES USE
    6. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
    7. FIELD TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  1. CLOSED SESSION
    1. Closed Session – Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c) To discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the governmental body in that litigation.
  1. SUPERINTENDENT 
    1. UPDATES
      1. UPCOMING EVENTS & DATES
    2. MIDYEAR REVIEW
      1. Closed Session – Iowa Code Section 21.5(1_(i) To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.
  2. ADJOURNMENT

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