March 18th, 2013 Board Video Agenda

Board of Education

Muscatine Community School District

Monday, March 18, 2013

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 Speak     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 of 02/25/13 Planning & Regular Meeting (VI-A-1-i) (p. 6)
B. Sharing Agreement with L&M (VI-A-1-iii) (p. 15)
C. Bills and claims (VI-A-2-i) (p. 34)
D. Personnel Recommendations (VI-A-3-i) (p. 39)
E. Field Trips (VI-A-3-ii) (p. 41)

VII. Board Goals

A. Action/Possible Action

1. Board Goal: Communication

i. Approve the minutes of the February 25, 2013 Planning Session and Regular Meeting – action * (p. 6)

ii. Renewal of Sharing Agreement with Louisa-Muscatine Schools for Swimming and Tennis – action** (p. 15)

iii. Third and Final Reading on Policies:     Video

404.01 Definition of Certificated Personnel (p. 16)
404.04 Discipline of Students (p. 17)
405.01 Responsibilities and Duties (p. 19)
405.03 Evaluation of Non-Certificated Personnel (p. 20)
405.04 Salary Schedules (p. 21)
405.05 Discipline of Students by Non-Certified Personnel (p. 22)
405.07 Food Nutrition Workers/Bakers/Cooks (p. 23)
405.10 Administrative Support/Secretarial/Clerical/Aide/Paraprofessionals (p. 24)
501.06 Non-Resident Tuition (p. 25)
502.07 Search and Seizure with Administrative Procedures (p.26)
703.07 Bidding Procedures for Public Improvements (p. 31)

2. Board Goal: Financial Solvency

i. Bills and Claims against the district –action** (p. 34)

ii. Public hearing for the purpose of amending the 2012-2013 school budget – action (p. 35)     Video

a. Motion to open public hearing – action

i. Discussion of amendment
ii. Receive written/oral comments

b. Motion to close public hearing – action

iii. Motion to approve the budget amendment for 2012-2013 – action     Video

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

i. Personnel Recommendations – action** (p. 39)

ii. Field Trips – action** (p. 41)~CMS Aquarium Committee to Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, NE on April 13-14, 2013 as submitted by Justin Johnson.

iii. Contract with KeBecca Education Services – action     Video

B.  Discussion and Information

1.  Board Goal:  Communication

i.  First Reading on Policies:     Video

501.02 Attendance Policies with Administrative Procedures (p. 51)
502.04 Student Activity Program (p. 69)
506.01 Student Records with Administrative Procedures(p. 70)
506.06 Requirements for Graduation (p. 84)
600.05 Conditions of Instruction (p. 86)
600.06 Class Size with Administrative Procedures(p. 87)
601.02 Curriculum Adoption and Evaluation (p. 95)
601.04 Elementary Curriculum (p. 96)
601.09 Health Education (p.97)
701.01 Planning the Budget(p. 98)
704.06 Inventory (p. 99)

ii. District Developed Service Delivery Plan (p. 100)     Video

iii. 1-3-5 Plan Update (p. 124)     Video

2. Board Goal: Financial Solvency

i. February Financial Statements** (p. 169)

ii. School Fees for 2013-14 (p. 189)     Video

iii. Budget Preview     Video

VIII. Announcements/Meetings/Events:     Video

April 8, 2013 Regular Meeting, 7 pm, City Hall
April 22, 2013 Work Session, Planning Meeting, Regular Meeting, 5:30/6:30/7:30 pm at the Administration Center

More Discussion about Budget Preview     Video

IX. Adjourn     Video