Agenda
TYPE: MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
DATE: 11/8/2018 TIME: 5:30 PM
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LOCATION: City Council Chambers
DETAILS:
 
5:30 PM - OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING
1. Meeting Call to Order Info
MOTION TO GO INTO A CLOSED MEETING
1. Motion to go into a Closed Meeting Action
7:00 PM - OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING
1. Meeting Call to Order Info
2. Pledge of Allegiance Info
CERTIFICATION OF CLOSED MEETING
1. Certificate of Closed Meeting Action
PUBLIC SPEAKERS ON AGENDA TOPICS
1. Citizen Comments on Agenda Items.. 1) Jennifer Brown_FBES student pickup/dropoff Info
REPORTS BY THE SUPERINTENDENT
1. Good News: Purple Star School Info
2. Introduction of School Administration Office and School Administrators Info
3. Calendar of Special Events Info
CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Consent Agenda Action
2. Payment of Bills and Payroll October 2018 Action
3. School Board Meeting Minutes Action
4. Field Trip - KFHS-Cross Country; Manassas, VA; November 8-9, 2019 Action
5. Field Trip - NRHS Varsity Field Hockey; Lorton, VA; November 9-10, 2018 Action
6. Field Trip - NRHS Varsity Cross Country - The Plains, Virginia - November 9-10, 2018 Action
7. Budget Transfer #1 2018-2019 Action
8. Approval of Community Church Lease Renewal Action
9. Resolution 18/19-15: Approving the Terms and Conditions of the Purchase and Sale Agreement and Bill of Sale Between Suffolk City School Board and Graycole, L.L.C. Action
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) / Northern Shores Elementary School - Update Action
2. Approval of Ordinances 18/19-30 through 18/19-39 (Second Reading) Action
3. Ordinance 18/19-30: Amending Chapter 7, Article 20, Section 7-20.2, entitled “Certification requirement; fingerprinting an descriptive information required; costs for fingerprinting; sharing of criminal record information; when employment denied information to be provided to applicant” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
4. Ordinance 18/19-31: Amending Chapter 7, Article 23, Section 7-23.1, entitled “Probationary Term for Teacher; Acceptance or Rejection of Employment; Good Behavior and Competent Service Required; Miscellaneous Requirements” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
5. Ordinance 18/19-32: Amending Chapter 7, Article 23, Section 7-23.1:1, entitled “When notice of employment required generally; notice of reduction in force” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
6. Ordinance 18/19-33: Amending Chapter 7, Article 31, Section 7-31.3, entitled “Reassignment of Principals, Assistant Principals, Supervisors etc.; Salaried Reduction Prohibited except upon notice and opportunity for hearing; cause not required; supervisor defined” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
7. Ordinance 18/19-34: Amending Chapter 8, Article 1, Section 8-1.3, entitled “Career and Technical Education Programs K-12; plan required; High School to Work Partnerships” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
8. Ordinance 18/19-35: Adding a New Chapter 8, Article 1, Section 8-1.4, entitled “Early Identification; Occupation and Career Exploration; Academic Career Plan; Counseling for Certifications, etc.” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
9. Ordinance 18/19-36: Amending Chapter 8, Article 1, Section 8-3.1, entitled “School Year defined; Elementary School; Unstructured recreational time.” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
10. Ordinance 18/19-37: Amending Chapter 8, Article 3, Section 8-3.3, entitled “Length of school day; time for dismissal; special education student exception” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
11. Ordinance 18/19-38: Amending Chapter 8, Article 9, Section 8-9.1, entitled “Physical Education Program must comply with state law; goal of Suffolk Public Schools” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
12. Ordinance 18/19-39: Amending Chapter 8, Article 11, Section 8-11.1, entitled “Family Life Education in general; appropriateness required” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
NEW BUSINESS
1. Proposed Secondary Courses 2019-2020 Action
2. VSBA 2018 Annual Convention- Second Alternate available to vote at the VSBA Tidewater Regional Meeting and Delegates Assembly Business Meeting Action
3. Proposed changes to Employee 2019 Drug/Prescription Plan (Joint City Project) Action
4. Ordinance 18/19-40: Amending Chapter 8, Article 17, Section 8-17.1, entitled “Homebound instruction required; limitations; medical forms required on file” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
5. Ordinance 18/19-41: Amending Chapter 8, Article 18, Section 8-18.5, entitled “Parent notification of dual enrollment courses, etc.” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
6. Ordinance 18/19-42: Amending Chapter 8, Article 18, Section 8-18.6, entitled “Agreement for postsecondary degree; counselling services for middle school students; dual enrolment courses encouraged subject to certain conditions” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
7. Ordinance 18/19-43: Amending Chapter 8, Article 22, Section 8-22.1, entitled “Adult Basic Education Program” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
8. Ordinance 18/19-44: Amending Chapter 8, Article 30, Section 8-30.1, entitled “Flexibility in scheduling; Students below 9th Grade; Parent may request grade be omitted” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
9. Ordinance 18/19-45: Amending Chapter 8, Article 33, Section 8-33.3, entitled “SOL Tests; standard units of credit; verified units of credit; three member review panel created; limited proficiency in English exemption; student with disabilities exception” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
10. Ordinance 18/19-46: Amending Chapter 8, Article 33, Section 8-33.3:1, entitled “Remediation efforts explained; alternate means for remediation; when retake not allowed; students who fail grade 8 reading or mathematics test, etc.” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
11. Ordinance 18/19-47: Adding a New Section, Chapter 8, Article 33, Section 8-33.3:4, entitled “SOL Retake Grades kindergarten through 8; expedited retakes grades 3 through 8; expedited retakes for end-of-course tests.” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
12. Ordinance 18/19-48: Amending Chapter 9, Article 5, Section 9-5.1, entitled “Ages of children required to attend; homebound instruction; other exceptions” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
13. Ordinance 18/19-49: Amending Chapter 9, Article 5, Section 9-5.2, entitled “Mandatory and discretionary release from compulsory school attendance requirement; special rule for children sixteen and above; failure to comply with alternative placement” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
PUBLIC SPEAKERS ON NON-AGENDA TOPICS
1. Citizen Comments on Agenda and Non-Agenda Items ... (1) Joyce Hall_communication with staff Info
BUSINESS BY BOARD MEMBERS
1. Comments and Reports by School Board Members Info
CLOSED MEETING/ CERTIFICATION (if needed)
INFORMATION ITEMS
1. Accident Report October 2018 Info
2. Administrative Safety Data: September 2018 Info
3. Attendance Report - October 2018 Info
4. Financial Report: Capital Projects Info
5. Financial Report October 2018 Info
6. School Improvement: Corrective Action Plan Updates Info
7. Standard Diploma Graduation Update Info
8. Use of Facility Report Info
ACTION ON CLOSED MEETING ITEMS
1. Personnel Report Action
2. Pupil Personnel Reports Action
ADJOURNMENT
1. Adjournment of Meeting Info