August 12th, 2013 Video Agenda

Board of Education

Muscatine Community School District

Monday, August 12, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Location: City Hall Council Chambers



I.  Roll Call and Determination of Quorum     Video Link

II.  Recite Pledge of Allegiance

III.  Welcome to Visitors and Media Representatives and Introduction

IV.  Citizens Speak     Video Link

V.  Consent  Agenda**     Video Link

The following items are considered to be routine by the Board of Education and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Director so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence from the agenda.

A.  Minutes (VI-­‐A-­‐1-­‐i) (p. 5)
B.  Bills and Claims  (VI-­‐A-­‐2-­‐i) (p. 16)
C.  Financials  (VI-­‐A-­‐2-­‐ii) (p. 17)
D.  Personnel  Recommendations  (VI-­‐A-­‐3-­‐i) (p. 38)

VI.  Board Goals

A.  Action/Possible  Action

1.  Board Goal: Communication

i.  The minutes of the July 8, 2013 Work Session and Regular Meeting, the July 12, 2013 Special Session, and the July 22, 2013 Work Session – action**  (p. 5)

ii.  Accept the Construction Design and Development of MHS Phase II – action     Video Link

iii.  Authorize the start of the construction design phase of Jefferson Elementary – action     Video Link

iv.  Approval of the Service Agreement with Muscatine Physical Therapy – action (p. 13)     Video Link

2.  Board Goal: Financial Solvency

i.  Bills and Claims – action** (p. 16)

ii.  June Financial Statements and Preliminary Year End Financial Statements – action** (p. 17)     Video Link

iii.  Authorize the District to Seek Requests for Proposal for a Facilities Study – action     Video Link

3.  Board Goal: Improving both Graduation Rate and Post-­‐Secondary Success of our Students

i.  Personnel Recommendations – action** (p. 38)

ii.  New Course Approval – Introduction to Engineering Design, Biology – action (p. 42)     Video Link

B.  Discussion and Information

1.  Board Goal: Communication

i.  MHS Houser Street Access Road     Video Link

ii.  Equity Report (p. 45)

VII.  Announcements/Meetings/Events:     Video Link

September 10, 2013        School Election – Polls Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
September 10, 2013        Blue Zones Kick Off at MHS
September 16, 2013        Regular & Reorganizational Meeting – 7 p.m. – City Hall

VIII.  Adjourn     Video Link