Aug 10, 2015 - 8.1 Notice of Budget Publication â Lita Biggs (Action/Goal 2- ... With the board's approval, USD 250 would like to purchase 65 laptops from ...
Unified School District 250 Board of Education Regular Meeting Bevan Education Center August 10, 2015 6:00 p.m.
BEVAN EDUCATION CENTER 510 Deill, Pittsburg, KS 66762 620.235.3100
Pittsburg Community Schools Unified School District 250 USD # 250 – PITTSBURG COMMUNITY SCHOOLS REGULAR MEETING OF BOARD OF EDUCATION BEVAN EDUCATION CENTER AUGUST 10, 2015 – 6:00 PM VISION The purpose of Pittsburg Community Schools is to provide diverse learning opportunities for all students that inspire them to achieve excellence, both academically and socially, in order to enjoy success in post-secondary education, the workforce, and in life.
MISSION The mission of Pittsburg Community Schools is to provide a safe, orderly, student-centered learning environment that utilizes high quality staff to establish partnerships between home, school, and community that work cooperatively and collaboratively to empower all students to learn while promoting respect for self and others.
AGENDA WITH COMMENTARY 1.0
Call Meeting to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Silent Roll Call
_____ Rich Ellis, Member _____ John Clark, Member _____ Mindy Cloninger, Member _____ Rusty Akins, Member 4.0
_____ Michelle Hucke, Member _____ Al Mendez, Member _____ Marlene Willis, Member
Approval of the Consent Agenda (Action) 4.1 4.2 4.3
Approve Meeting Agenda Minutes of July 27th, 2015, Regular Meeting Financials
Commentary: Minutes of the July 27th, 2015, regular board meeting and financials are in the appendix. Recommended Motion: I move approval of the Consent Agenda. Motion: ________________ Second: _________________ Vote: ____ 5.0
Leadership Reports (Information/Discussion) 1
Pittsburg Community Schools Unified School District 250 6.1
Superintendent’s Report 6.1.1
Facilities Planning Update With DLR & Crossland Construction
Assistant Superintendent’s Report 6.2.1
New Business 8.1
KRR Grant & 21st Century Grant Updates
Notice of Budget Publication – Lita Biggs (Action/Goal 2- Resource Management)
Commentary: A copy of the intended budget publication notice has been included in the board packet with presentation of details to be provided. In accordance with K.S.A. 792929a, the Notice of Hearing on the budget will be published in The Morning Sun on August 12th, 2015 and hearing to approve scheduled for August 24th, 2015 at the board meeting scheduled for 6:00 PM. Recommended Motion: I move approval to publish the 2015-2016 budget as presented with a hearing scheduled for August 24, 2015 to adopt the published budget. Motion: _______________ 8.2
PHS Laptop/Technology Update – Noah Grotheer (Action/Goals 2 & 5 – Resource Management & Technology Integration)
Commentary: Each summer USD 250 invests in updates to technology in its classrooms using a three year rotation with PHS as this year's recipient. Due to budget restrictions, USD 250 is presenting the board with a partial update in the form of replacements to teacher laptops. Current teacher laptops are at least three years old, with many of them being as old as six years or more. In addition to their age, we face issues as a result of inconsistency between the various models and hardware of the laptops. 2
Pittsburg Community Schools Unified School District 250 USD 250 would like to replace laptops for instructional staff at PHS with a new model. Old equipment will be repurposed to help fill gaps in technology elsewhere in the building. With the board's approval, USD 250 would like to purchase 65 laptops from CDWG for instructional use at PHS. The cost of this replacement will not exceed $50,000. Recommended Motion: I move approval of the replacement of laptops for instructional staff at PHS not to exceed $50,000. Motion: _______________ 9.0
Other Business – Personnel Matters (Action/Goal 4 – Staff Development) 9.1 Executive Session – Personnel Matters (Action/Goal 4 – Staff Development) Recommended Motion: I move that the board go into executive session for the purpose of discussing Personnel Matters for Nonelected Personnel and that the board return to the open meeting at ______ p.m. in this room. Must include one of the following statutorily approved reasons in motion: 1. Personnel matters for nonelected personnel 2. Consulting with an attorney 3. Negotiations 4. Confidential data relating to financing affairs 5. Matters relating to a student 6. Acquisition of real property 7. Matters relating to the security of the board, the school, facilities Motion: _______________ Second: _______________ 9.2
Open Session – Action on Personnel Matters
Recommended Motion: I move that the resignations and employments, pending the successful passage of the applicants’ background check, drug screen and physical capacity test as required, be approved as listed. Motion: _______________ 10.0
Pittsburg Community Schools Unified School District 250 Recommended Motion: I move approval to adjourn. Motion: _________________ Time: ________________