Agenda 4-5-10

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Board of Education Meeting Agenda
April 5, 2010 - 7:00 p.m.
Regular Meeting
Borough Administration Building
148 N. Binkley, Soldotna, Alaska

Mr. Joe Arness, President
Mrs. Liz Downing, Vice President
Mrs. Sunni Hilts, Clerk
Mrs. Sammy Crawford, Treasurer
Mr. Marty Anderson
Ms. Lynn Hohl
Mr. Bill Holt
Mr. Tim Navarre
Mrs. Penny Vadla
Miss Destini Riley, Student Representative


2:45 p.m. River City High First Year Update – Accountability
3:00 p.m. Funding for Technology Replacement PlanVision
3:15 p.m. KPSAA/ASAA Relationship – Structure
3:45 p.m. Fireweed Charter School Requests Structure
4:15 p.m. Nikiski Sixth Grade Relocation Vision
4:30 p.m. Student Drug Testing Structure
5:00 p.m. Board Discussion

  1. Opening Activities
    1. Call to Order
    2. Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem/Alaska Flag Song
    3. District Mission Statement
    4. Roll Call
    5. Approval of Agenda
    6. Approval of Minutes/March 1, 2010
  1. Awards and Presentations Advocacy
    1. Phyllis Oberhauser, Nikiski North Star Elementary Pre-Kindergarten Parent Liaison/Teaching Assistant
    2. Bobby Copeland-Paulino, Paul Banks Elementary
    3. Noreen O'Brien-Duggan, Paul Banks Elementary Teacher's Aide
  1. School Reports - Accountability
    1. Nikiski Middle/High School – Mr. John O'Brien
  1. Public Presentations (3 minutes) (Items not on agenda, 3 minutes per speaker, 30 minutes aggregate)
  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. Finance Report – Mr. Dave Jones
    2. Board Reports (Reports where members are officially representing the Board)
    3. 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 ResignationsStructure
      (2) Approval of Nontenure Teachers for Tenure, 2010-11Structure
      (3) Approval of Nontenure Teacher Contracts, 2010-11Structure
      (4) Approval of Annual Report Requirement for Charter SchoolsStructure
      (5) Approval of New Teacher ContractStructure
      (6) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2010-06 – Structure
      (7) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2010-07 – Structure
      (8) Approval of High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Waiver Request Number 2010-08 – Structure
      (9) Approval of Administrator ContractsStructure
      (10) Approval of Request for Leave of Absence-SupportStructure

Instructional Support
    1. Approval of FY11 BudgetStructure
    2. Approval of KPSAA Recommendation Regarding Softball, BaseballStructure
    3. Approval of Fireweed Charter School Requests (Recommendation) – Structure
    4. Approval of Revisions to BP 3470, Fund BalanceVision
    1. Approval of Nikiski Sixth Grade RelocationStructure
    2. Approval of Establishment of Student Drug Testing Task ForceVision
    3. Approval of 2010-2011 Tentative Board Meeting DatesStructure
  1. First Reading of Policy Revisions
  1. Public Presentations/Comments (Individuals are limited to three minutes each on the topic(s) listed below or on any topic.)
  1. Board Comments (Individual Board member comments are limited to three minutes.)
  1. Executive Session (If needed)
  1. Adjourn
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