Agenda 12-1-08

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Board of Education Meeting Agenda
December 1, 2008 - 7:00 p.m.
Regular Meeting
Borough Administration Building
148 N. Binkley, Soldotna, Alaska

Mrs. Sammy Crawford, President
Mrs. Sunni Hilts, Vice President
Mr. Marty Anderson , Clerk
Ms. Lynn Hohl, Treasurer
Mr. Joe Arness
Mrs. Liz Downing
Mr. Bill Holt
Mrs. Penny Vadla
Seat 2 – Kenai (Vacant)
Miss Theresa Ramponi, Student Representative


3:15 p.m. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Accountability
3:30 p.m. Policy Revisions Structure
4:00 p.m. Professional Development Software Demonstration Structure
4:15 p.m. Board Member Selection – Seat 2 (Kenai)Structure
5:25 p.m. Board Discussion

  1. Executive Session - Negotiations (beginning at 2:45 p.m.)
  2. Opening Activities
    1. Call to Order
    2. Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem/ Alaska Flag Song
    3. Selection of New School Board Member – Seat 2 (Kenai)
    4. Oath of Office/New School Board Member
    5. District Mission Statement
    6. Roll Call
    7. Approval of Agenda
    8. Approval of Minutes/November 3, 2008
  1. Awards and Presentations Advocacy
    1. Association of Alaska School Boards Boardsmanship Certificates (Lynn Hohl, Marty Anderson, Liz Downing, Sunni Hilts)
  1. School Reports - Accountability
    1. Voznesenka School – Mr. Alex Trout
  1. Public Presentations (3 minutes) (Items not on agenda, 3 minutes per speaker, 30 minutes aggregate)
    1. Public Input Regarding Negotiations
  1. Hearing of Delegations (5 minutes)
  1. Communications and Petitions
  1. Representative Selected by the Following: Advisory Committee, Site Councils and/or P.T.A., K.P.A.A., K.P.E.A., K.P.E.S.A., Borough Assembly (5 minutes)
  1. Superintendent's Report - Accountability
  1. Reports Accountability
    1. Class Size Report – Dr. Steve Atwater
    2. Finance Report – Mrs. Melody Douglas
    3. Board Reports (Reports where members are officially representing the Board)
    4. Board Worksession Report (Attendance noted)
  1. Action Items (Board member comments should be concise and may be limited to speaking twice on a topic)
    1.                                                    Consent Agenda

      (1) Approval of New Teacher Contract Structure
      (2) Approval of Long Term Substitute Contract Structure
      (3) Approval of Resignations Structure
      (4) Approval of Peninsula Optional High School Name Change Structure
      (5) Approval of Six-Year Plan and School Construction Needs Vision
      (6) Approval of Kenai Peninsula Student Activities Association Outsource Applications Structure

    2. Finance
    3. Acceptance of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
    4. Approval of 403(b) Retirement Plan Document   (Laydown revision)
  1. First Reading of Policy Revisions
    1. Proposed Revisions and the Renumbering of Policies, Regulations and Exhibits in Section 3000
  1. Public Presentations/Comments (Individuals are limited to three minutes each on the topic(s) listed below or on any topic.)
  1. Future Business
  1. Board Comments (Individual Board member comments are limited to three minutes.)
  1. Executive Session (If needed)
  1. Adjourn
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