Agenda
TYPE: MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
DATE: 1/10/2019 TIME: 4:30 PM
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LOCATION: City Council Chambers
DETAILS:
 
4:30 PM - OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING
1. Meeting Call to Order Info
2. Work Session: Computer Training will be provided to School Board Members 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 Info
REPORTS BY THE SUPERINTENDENT
1. Good News Report: ..(1) Update from the Suffolk Education Foundation; ..(2) Recognition of President, National Council for the Social Studies; ..(3) Virginia Principal Appreciation Week; ..(4) Virginia School Board Appreciation Month (February) Info
2. Excel Academy at Driver Info
3. Calendar of Special Events Info
CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Consent Agenda Action
2. Payment of Bills December 2018 Action
3. School Board Meeting Minutes Action
4. Field Trip: NRHS State Swim Meet; February 14-16, 2019; Fairfax, Virginia Action
5. Field Trip: NRHS BETA Club (9th -12th Grade); Hampton, VA; February 15-16, 2019 Action
6. Textbook Adoption Committees Action
7. Budget Transfer #2_2018-2019 Action
8. Resolution 18/19-18: Resolution of the School Board of the City of Suffolk, Virginia, Authorizing the Board Chairman and School Superintendent to Make an Award and Enter into a Contract to Provide Athletic Training Services Action
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. Action regarding Second Reading of Ordinance Numbers 18/19-50 through 18/19-58 Action
2. Ordinance 18/19-50: Amending Chapter 9, Article 7, Section 9-7.1, entitled “Persons eligible for school admission; admission requirements; when tuition charged; foster care enrolment; children of persons on active military duty; additional requirements” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
3. Ordinance 18/19-51: Amending Chapter 9, Article 7, Section 9-7.3:2, entitled “Comparable Services; Transportation; Definitions” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
4. Ordinance 18/19-52 - Amending Chapter 9, Article 8, Section 9-8.2, entitled “School hours generally; reasons for absences; parent cooperation expected; report for suspension of driver’s license; dismissal precautions; report required” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
5. Ordinance 18/19-53 - Amending Chapter 9, Article 18, Section 9-18.1, entitled “Definitions; Suspension or Expulsion, generally; grounds therefore” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
6. Ordinance 18/19-54 - Amending Chapter 9, Article 18, Section 9-18.5, entitled “Suspensions in excess of ten (10) days; long term suspensions greater than 45 days, notice required; right to hearing; appeal procedure” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
7. Ordinance 18/19-55 - Amending Chapter 9, Article 18, Section 9-18.11, entitled “Alternative Education Program” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
8. Ordinance 18/19-56 - Amending Chapter 9, Article 25, Section 9-25.1, entitled “Policy Statement; goals to promote wellness” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
9. Ordinance 18/19-57 - Amending Chapter 10, Article 1, Section 10-1.3, entitled “School Visitors Generally; Parents; Board Members” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
10. Ordinance 18/19-58 - Amending Chapter 10, Article 18, Section 10-18.2, entitled “Investigations by Law Enforcement Officers at School; Service of Process at School; Development of Programs; Report to Law Enforcement Officials” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - Second Reading Action
NEW BUSINESS
1. Resolution 18/19-17: Resolution of the School Board of the City of Suffolk, Virginia, Adopting a Code of Ethics for Members of the Suffolk City School Board. Action
2. Scheduling of Work Meeting (Budget Development): 7:00 pm, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Action
3. Proposed 2019-2020 School Calendar Action
4. Committee Assignments Info/Action
5. Ordinance 18/19-60: Amending Chapter 2, Article 3, Section 2-3.2, entitled “Regular Meetings; Special Meetings; Quorum” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
6. Ordinance 18/19-61: Amending Chapter 2, Article 4, Section 2-4.2, entitled “Meeting Participation by Electronic Communication; Must Be Recorded in Minutes; Quorum Required; Limit on number of meetings; State of Emergency.” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
7. Ordinance 18/19-62: Amending Chapter 3, Article 1, Section 3-1.11:1, entitled “Annual Information on Suffolk Public Schools; Quality Profiles Required; Quality Profiles for Secondary Schools” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
8. Ordinance 18/19-63: Amending Chapter 7, Article 1, Section 7-1.1, entitled “Condition of employment; Limited exception for felony conviction; reporting requirements; nondisclosure of information; applicant’s right to review information.” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
9. Ordinance 18/19-64: Amending Chapter 8, Article 15, Section 8-15.1, entitled “Parent and Family Engagement; generally; responsibilities of Suffolk Public Schools; parent involvement English Learner programs; parental involvement in Title I, Part A programs” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
10. Ordinance 18/19-65: Amending Chapter 8, Article 37, Section 8-37.1, entitled “Standardized testing permitted; Disclosure of Race etc. not required; Limited exception” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
11. Ordinance 18/19-66: Amending Chapter 9, Article 27, Section 9-27.2, entitled “Requirements for Service Animals on School Property” of the Policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
12. Ordinance 18/19-67: Amending Chapter 9, Article 27, Section 9-27.3, entitled “Service Dogs In Training; Guide Dogs; Hearing Dogs; Harness, backpack or vest required; Cannot Disrupt Educational Process; Other Requirements” 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 Info
BUSINESS BY BOARD MEMBERS
1. Comments and Reports by School Board Members Info
CLOSED MEETING/ CERTIFICATION (if needed)
1. Motion to go into a Closed Meeting Action
2. Certificate of Closed Meeting Action
INFORMATION ITEMS
1. Administrative Safety Data: November 2018 Info
2. Attendance Report - December 2018 Info
3. Capital Project Change Order Report - Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School Info
4. Capital Project Change Order Report - Florence Bowser Elementary Info
5. Financial Report: Capital Projects Info
6. Financial Report December 2018 Info
7. School Improvement: Corrective Action Plan Updates Info
ACTION ON CLOSED MEETING ITEMS
1. Personnel Report Action
2. Pupil Personnel Reports Action
ADJOURNMENT
1. Adjournment of Meeting Info