April 8th, 2013 Video Agenda

Board of Education

Muscatine Community School District

Monday, April 8, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Location: City Hall Council Chambers


I. Roll Call and Determination of Quorum     Link to Video

II. Recite Pledge of Allegiance

III. Welcome to Visitors and Media Representatives

IV. Citizens Speak     Link to Video

V. Student Council Report     Link to Video

VI. Consent Agenda**     Link to 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. Sharing Agreement with Durant (VII-­‐A-­‐1-­‐ii) (p. 22)
C. Student Teaching Agreements (VII-­‐A-­‐1-­‐iii) (p. 23)
D. Bills and claims (VII-­‐A-­‐2-­‐i) (p. 53)
E. Personnel Recommendations (VII-­‐A-­‐3-­‐i) (p. 64)
F. Field Trips (VII-­‐A-­‐3-­‐ii) (p. 70)

VII. Board Goals

A. Action/Possible Action

1. Board Goal: Communication

i. Approve the minutes of the February 25, 2013 Planning Session, the March 18 Regular Session, and the March 26 Special Session– action * (p. 6)

ii. Renewal of Sharing Agreement with Durant Schools for Boys and Girls Soccer and Boys and Girls Swimming and Tennis – action** (p. 22)

iii. Renew the Student Teaching Agreements with Iowa Wesleyan College and Luther College – action** (p. 23)

iv. School Start Date Waiver Resolution – possible action (p. 26)     Link to Video

v. Approval of the District Developed Service Delivery Plan – action (p. 28)     Link to Video

2. Board Goal: Financial Solvency

i. Bills and Claims against the district –action** (p. 53)

ii. Public hearing for the purpose of certifying the 2013-­‐14 school budget – action   (p. 54)     Link to Video

a. Motion to open public hearing – action

i. Discussion of budget

ii. Receive written/oral comments

b. Motion to close public hearing – action

iii. Motion to approve the budget for 2013-­‐2014 of $68,050,823 with a levy rate of $15.27597 – action     Link to Video

iv. Approve School Fees for 2013-­‐14 School Year – action (p. 60)     Link to Video

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

i. Personnel Recommendations – action** (p. 64)

ii. Field Trips – action** (p. 70) ~East Campus to Monsanto Headquarters – Chesterfield/St. Louis Science Museum on May 6, 2013 as submitted by Joshua Hanna. ~Middle School Rock Orchestra to Music in the Parks Six Flags in Gurnee, Illinois on May 11, 2013 as submitted by Jessica Blanchard.

B. Discussion and Information

1. Board Goal: Communication

i. Second Reading on Policies:     Link to Video

501.02 Attendance Policies with Administrative Procedures (p. 78)
502.04 Student Activity Program (p. 97)
506.01 Student Records with Administrative Procedures (p. 98)
506.06 Requirements for Graduation (p. 112)
600.05 Conditions of Instruction (p. 114)
600.06 Class Size with Administrative Procedures (p. 115)
601.02 Curriculum Adoption and Evaluation (p. 123)
601.04 Elementary Curriculum (p. 124)
601.09 Health Education (p.125)
701.01 Planning the Budget (p. 126)
704.06 Inventory (p. 127)

ii. Superintendent Search     Link to Video

iii. 100,000 Strong Initiative     Link to Video

iv. Excellence in Education Recipients     Link to Video

2. Board Goal: Financial Solvency

i. Negotiations Update     Link to Video

ii. Budget Workshop Scheduling     Link to Video

VIII. Announcements/Meetings/Events:     Link to Video

April 10, 2013 SIAC, 4:30PM at the Administration Center
April 10, 2013 Special Session, 5:30 PM at the Administration Center
April 22, 2013 Work Session, Planning Meeting, Regular Meeting, 5:30/6:30/7:30PM at the Administration Center

IX. Adjourn