Agenda
TYPE: MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
DATE: 9/10/2020 TIME: 7:00 PM
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LOCATION: City Council Chambers
DETAILS:
 
5:00 PM - OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING
1. Meeting Call to Order Info
2. Motion for Meeting Attendance Via Electronic Device (Mitnick) Action
MOTION TO GO INTO A CLOSED MEETING
1. Motion to Go Into a Closed Meeting Action
RE-OPEN IN PUBLIC MEETING
1. Meeting Call to Order Info
CERTIFICATION OF CLOSED MEETING
1. A Resolution of Certification of the Closed Meeting of September 10, 2020 Pursuant to Section 2.2-712 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as Amended Action
MEETING RECESS
1. Meeting Recess Info
7:00 PM - RE-OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING
1. Meeting Call to Order Info
2. Pledge of Allegiance Info
ACTION ON CLOSED MEETING ITEMS
1. Personnel Report Action
2. Pupil Personnel Reports Action
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
1. Approval of Agenda Action
PUBLIC SPEAKERS ON AGENDA TOPICS
1. Citizen Comments on Agenda Items Info
REPORTS BY THE SUPERINTENDENT
1. Good News Report: a. OBICI Healthcare Foundation Grant Award: COVID-19 Response Fund b. Zoey Swindell - 3rd Annual "Zoey's Tea Party" c. Aaron Dalla Villa - SPS Alumni and Actor/Lead Role in Upcoming Film d. LHS Groundskeeper Say Farewell e. Shalise Taylor & Katelyn Black Selected for ASCD 2020 Emerging Leaders Program Info
2. VSBA Certification of Appreciation: 1. Karen Jenkins (2020 VSBA Audit Committee) 2. Jimmy LaRoue (2020 VSBA Media Honor Roll) Info
3. Special Recognition Teaching & Learning Department Info
4. Educate & Innovate - Canvas Classroom Presentation Info
5. Calendar of Special Events Info
CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approval of Consent Agenda Action
2. Payment of Bills and Payroll August 2020 Action
3. Budget Transfer #1 2020-2021 Action
4. School Board Meeting Minutes Action
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
1. Additional Custodial Staffing Action
2. School Board Approval Requested to Increase Access to Face-To-Face Instruction for Students with Disabilities with Intensive Support Needs Action
3. President Trumps Executive order deferring payroll tax for Social Security from Sept 1 through December 2020. Action
4. Ordinance 20/21-1: Amending Chapter 4, Article 6, Section 4-6.1 - entitled "Statement of Policy; Contractual Authority of School Superintendent; Contracts not requiring sealed bids or competitive negotiation" of the policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
5. Ordinance 20/21-2: Amending Chapter 4, Article 6, Section 4-6.1:1 - entitled "Other Professional Services and Non-Transportation Related Construction Costs Exception" of the policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading Info
6. Ordinance 20/21-3: Amending Chapter 2, Article 8, Section 2-8.1 - entitled "Early Appearances Defined; Five Minutes for Presentation; More than Six Speakers Equal Time Allotted" of the polices of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading - REVISED Info
7. Ordinance 20/21-4: Amending Chapter 2, Article 8, Section 2-8.1 entitled "Late Appearances Defined: Notice Requirement" of the policies of the Suffolk City School Board - First Reading - REVISED Info
8. Resolution 20/21-8: A Resolution of the School Board for the City of Suffolk, Virginia and Phyllis C. Byrum, Chair, Judith Brooks-Buck, Vice-Chair, and Board Members: Karen L. Jenkins, Lorita W. Mayo, Tyron D. Riddick and David P. Mitnick, all in Their Official Capacity Ratifying the Notice of Appeal Filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for the City of Suffolk and Authorizing the Law Firm of Sullivan Collins to take all Necessary Steps to Prosecute an Appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia in the Case of Sherri D. Story v. Suffolk City School Board, Et Als. Action
PUBLIC SPEAKERS ON NON-AGENDA TOPICS
1. Citizen Comments on Non-Agenda Items 1. Nicole Leebeck - First Week of School (Letter) 2. Gregory Jackson - Virtual Learning Issues 3. Amy Sroka - Special Needs Needing Additional Time 4. Heather Landess - Elementary Schools and Virtual Learning 5. Lydia Powell - Virtual Learning Info
BUSINESS BY BOARD MEMBERS
1. Comments and Reports by School Board Members Info
MOTION TO GO INTO A SECOND CLOSED MEETING (if needed)
1. Motion to Go Into a Second Closed Meeting Action
CERTIFICATION OF SECOND CLOSED MEETING (if needed)
1. Certification of Second Closed Meeting Action
INFORMATION ITEMS
1. Financial Report June 2020 Info
2. Accident Report August 2020 (there were no reported fleet accidents to report for August 2020) Info
3. Financial Report: Capital Projects Info
4. Financial Report August 2020 Info
5. Summer School Report - 2020 Info
ADJOURNMENT
1. Adjournment of Meeting Info