January 14th, 2013 Video Agenda


Board of Education

Muscatine Community School District

Monday, January 14, 2013 Regular Meeting

Meeting Location: City Hall Council Chambers — Time: 7:00 p.m.



I. Roll Call and Determination of Quorum   Video

II. Recite Pledge of Allegiance

III. Welcome to Visitors and Media Representatives

IV. Citizens Speaks   Video

V. Student Council Report   Video

VI. Consent Agenda**   Video

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 (VII-A-1-i) (p. 6)
B. Bills and Claims (VII-A-2-i) (p. 45)
C. Field Trips (VII-A-3-i) (p. 48)
D. Personnel Recommendations (VII-A-3-ii) (p. 54)
E. Financial Reports (VII-B-1-i) (p. 58)

VII. Board Goals

A. Action/Possible Action

1. Board Goal: Communication

i. Approve the minutes of the December 10, 2012 Regular Meeting – action**(6)  

ii. Third and Final Reading on Policies:   Video

204.00 Meetings of the Board (p. 15)
206.01 New Board Member Orientation (p. 16)
401.04 Functions of Personnel (p. 17)
401.06 Evaluation (p. 18)
402.03 Anti-Bullying and Harassment (Employee) and Administrative Procedures (p. 19)
403.05 Facilities – Regulatory Issues (p. 29)
403.07 Other Employment (p. 30)
403.12 Reimbursement for Loss of Personal Property from Physical Assault (p. 31)
403.16 Identification Badges – Administrative Procedures (p. 32)
503.02 Anti-Bullying and Harassment (Student) and Administrative Procedures (p. 33)
506.03 Transcript of Credits (p. 43)

iii. Jefferson Project – possible action   Video

iv. Phase II of MHS Construction Project – action   Video

2. Board Goal: Financial Solvency   Video

i. Bills and Claims against the district –action** (p. 45)

ii. Approve Early Retirements – action (p. 46)

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

i. Field Trips – action** (p. 48) ~Orchestra to tour Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa on February 16, 2013 as submitted by Muscatine Orchestra Boosters. ~MHS Student Council to Take The Lead 2013 in Lombard, Il on February 15- 17, 2013 as submitted by Elena Bobay.

ii. Personnel Recommendations – action** (p. 54)

B. Discussion and Information

1. Board Goal: Financial Solvency   Video

i. December, 2012 Financial Statements** (p. 58)

ii. Audit Committee Membership (p. 78)

2. Board Goal: Communication

i. School Improvement Advisory Committee Membership (p. 80)   Video  

ii. School Lunch Update   Video

iii. School Safety Strategy   Video

VIII. Board Self Evaluation Feedback   Video

IX. Announcements and Events

January 30* Board Planning and Regular Sessions at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Admin Center February 11 Regular Meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall

*This date has been changed from Monday, January 28th to Wednesday, January 30th . Time and place remain the same.

X. Adjourn