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Sequim School District

Inspire and Achieve!

logo Sequim School District No. 323

“Inspire and Achieve”

503 North Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382

Telephone: (360) 582-3260, FAX: (360) 683-6303, www.sequim.k12.wa.us

 Preliminary Agenda Revised February 3, 2017 – All meetings in the District Board Room unless otherwise noted.

Monday, February 6, 2017  -- 6:00pm Regular Board Meeting


Agenda –Board Meeting


1.      CALL MEETING TO ORDER (REF. POLICY 1400)

2.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (REF. POLICY 1420) 

3.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Request approval of the minutes from the January 17, 2017 Regular Board Meeting and the January 30, 2017 Special Meeting of the Board, as presented.

4.      CHANGES/ADDITIONS AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA (REF. POLICY 1420)

5.      STUDENT BOARD REPRESENTATIVE COMMUNICATION & STUDENT RECOGNITION

6.         PUBLIC COMMENTS - The Board believes that public comments are a very important connection between our community and the Board.  This time is set aside for receiving both written and oral communication.  We ask first that if you have comments, you come forward, introduce yourself and share your comments.  Comments will be taken in the following order:

1)         Regarding Agenda items

2)         Regarding general items

 Each speaker will be allowed 3 minutes and a red card will be held up when 30 seconds remains.  (Ref.  Policy 1400, 1623, and 1620P).

7.         BOARD COMMUNICATION AND OTHER ITEMS       

a.    Board president response to any action items from public comments

b.    Regular board communication

c.    Review last meeting’s exit slips 

8.      CONSENT AGENDA – REQUEST BOARD APPROVAL:  Any item may be moved to New Business with a motion from any Board member.

a.      General Fund Vouchers No. 187568 thru No. 187650 in the total amount of $168,083.61.

b.      ASB Fund Vouchers No. 10745 thru No. 10760 in the total amount of $13,165.02.

c.      Capital Projects Fund Vouchers No. 2600 thru No. 2600 in the total amount of $340.00..

d.     Payroll for the month of January 2017 in the total amount of $2,123,291.20.

e.      Personnel - Employment with the District will be conditional upon the district’s receipt of a criminal conviction history record that is clear of any convictions, adjudications, protective orders, final decisions, or criminal charges in     accordance with Washington State law and conditional upon receipt of a sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form from prior Washington State employer(s), where employment was in a school setting, indicating that no sexual, verbal or physical misconduct materials were found in the records of such employer(s) pursuant to RCW 28A.400 and WAC 180-87-080.

1.    Accept Letter of Resignation from Kevin Barnett, Sequim Middle Head Building Custodian, effective February 6, 2017 as presented.

2.    Accept Letter of Resignation from Tom Saffold, Sequim Middle School Drama teacher, effective August 31, 2017, for the purpose of retirement, as presented.

3.    Accept Letter of Resignation from Marilyn Walsh, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, effective at the end of the 2016-2017 school year, for the purpose of retirement, as presented.

4.     Accept Letter of Resignation from Patra Boots, Executive Director of Technology and Assessment, effective February 16, 2017 as presented. 

f.      Approve Memorandum of Understanding between Sequim School District #323 and Olympic Education Service District 114 regarding Healthy Youth Survey Data, as presented.

g.       Approve Consultation Services Agreement Between Sequim School District and Washington State Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss, to provide an evaluation and follow up consultation for district students, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.

h.     Accept Cash Donation in the amount of $10,000 from Praxair, Inc. for the purpose of supporting the Sequim High School Robotics Team for equipment and tournament entry fees, as presented.  

9.      OLD BUSINESS

a.         For Second Reading and Adoption, Policy #3115 – Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services.  The law now requires middle and high school principals who have identified more than ten unaccompanied youth, to establish a point of contact for homeless youth.  Additionally, amendments were made to the McKinney-Vento Act and Title I, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which took effect on October 1, 2016.  Classified Essential

b.         For Second Reading and Adoption, Policy #3140 – Release of Resident Students.  The policy has been revised to include an additional justification for release pursuant to statute.  Classified Essential

c.         Approve at First Reading Policy #5240 – Evaluation of Staff.  The policy has been updated to remove procedural implementation language. The procedure has been deleted entirely to avoid confusion with collective bargaining agreements, which typically address evaluations.  Classified Essential.  Paul Wieneke, Executive Director of Human Resources.

10.       NEW BUSINESS

a.     

11.       REPORTS

a.      Student Performance Report for Science – Deb Beckett, District Science Coordinator

b.      Superintendent’s Report   

12.       FOR YOUR INFORMATION

a.      PDC Filing for Board members is open online.  Due April 15th

b.      Upcoming Board Meetings, etc.

o   February 12-13 – 2017 Legislative Conference at South Puget Sound Community College

o   Monday, February 20 – Regular Board Meeting  Moved to February 21 due to Holiday

o   Tuesday, February 21 – 4:30pm Board Workshop followed by 6pm Regular Board Meeting

o   Monday, March 6 – 6pm Regular Board Meeting

c.      Other Events of Interest:

o   February 10 -- the 100th day of school

o   February 14, 2017 – EP&O and Capital Projects Levy Election  ♥
o  February 17 -- NO SCHOOL, District Office is OPEN
o  February 20th – President’s Holiday / District Office Closed
d.      February 6-10 is National School Counseling Week in our schools.

13.       FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER

14.       ADJOURNMENT

Last Modified on February 3, 2017
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