• PRELIMINARY AGENDA
    STAUNTON CITY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
    City Hall, 116 W. Beverley Street, Staunton
    Monday, September 14, 2020

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    WORK SESSION                                              School Board Conference Room                     5:00 p.m.
    Closed Meeting:  (1) to consult with the board’s legal counsel requiring the provision of legal advice by such
    counsel regarding several matters that involve professional staff, including hiring, and teachers and/or
    students, including one matter that relates but is not limited to instructional delivery pursuant
    to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711(A)(8); and (2) to review and discuss the appointment of the board’s
    legal counsel, pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711(A)(1).
    Review of Calendar Considerations and Conference Opportunities
    New Business/Unfinished Business
    Review of Proposed Policy Revisions
    Superintendent’s Update
    School Board Committee/Advisory Board Updates and Conference Reports

    REGULAR MEETING                                        Rita S. Wilson Council Chambers                               6:00 p.m.
    I.         CALL TO ORDER

    II.       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    III.      AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

    IV.       REPORTS  
              
      A.   Report from Superintendent
                B.   Reports from School Board Members

    V.         UPDATES AND INFORMATION  
               
    A.  Finance Update by Brad Wegner, Budget Director
                     1.   Review of Monthly Finance Report
                     2.   Review of Proposed FY21 Budget Amendment
                           ~   Public Hearing on Proposed FY21 Budget Amendment

    VI.       PUBLIC INPUT*  Please see the Clerk to sign up to speak in person (2 minute limit per speaker) or phone in using the alternate public input procedures noted below.  Participants are reminded that the public input/public hearing portions of the meeting are a time for the School Board simply to listen to your comments. The School Board will not respond to comments or answer questions during the public input/public hearing periods.  No more than 30 minutes of agenda time will be allowed for the public input period. Comments from the audience will be entertained only during the established public input period.  The remainder of the meeting is reserved for presentations to the School Board by members of the administration and staff.  

    VII.     CONSENT AGENDA
               
    A.   Minutes of August 10, 2020 Board Development Session, Work Session and Regular Meeting
                B.   Personnel Actions         
                C.   Advisory Committees:
                      1.   Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee
                      2.   Special Education Advisory Committee

    VIII.    ACTION ITEMS
               
    A.   Health and Dental Insurance Rates for 2021 and Self Insurance Plan Structure
                            by Jonathan Venn, Chief Human Resources Officer

                B.   Title III Immigrant and Youth Grant
                            by Stephanie Haskins, Executive Director of Instruction

                C.   School Acitivity Funds Audit
                            by Brad Wegner, Budget Director

                D.  Proposed FY21 Budget Amendment
                            by Brad Wegner, Budget Director

                E.   Policy Deviations for 2020-21
                            by Dr. Garett Smith, Superintendent

    ADJOURNMENT OF REGULAR MEETING / CONTINUATION OF WORK SESSION (if necessary)

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    *   Alternate Public Hearing and Public Input Procedures

          To participate in public hearing/public input portions of this meeting: 

    • Dial toll free number (844) 854-2222 and, when prompted, enter the access code for the meeting: 619358#
    • You will hear the automated word "Muted" to indicate that you have been added to the queue to share your comments with the School Board.
    • While you are in the queue, you will hear the audio feed of the meeting. Please mute the television, computer or other device on which you are listening to the meeting.
    • When you hear the automated word "Unmuted," it is now your turn to share your comments with the School Board.
    • Participants are reminded that the public input and/or public hearing portions of the meeting are a time for the School Board simply to listen to your comments. The School Board will not respond to comments or answer questions during the public input/public hearing periods.