• PRELIMINARY AGENDA
    STAUNTON CITY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
    City Hall, 116 W. Beverley Street, Staunton
    Monday, May 10, 2021


    In keeping with safety guidelines for in-person attendance at public meetings held in City Hall, entry to School Board meetings will be restricted to the side entrance on Central Avenue.  Each individual will be subject to a temperature screening and must wear a face covering and practice 6-foot physical distancing while inside the building. Only limited seating will be available to the public.  As an alternative to in-person attendance, members of the public are encouraged to listen online through the division website (www.staunton.k12.va.us) or on local cable channel, SCS-TV13.
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    WORK SESSION                                                       School Board Conference Room                             5:00 p.m.
    Closed Meeting: To discuss or consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose, or of the disposition of publicly held real property, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the public body, pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711 (A)(3).

    Review of Calendar Considerations and Conference Opportunities

    Unfinished Business / New Business

    Superintendent’s Update

    School Board Committee/Advisory Board Updates

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

    II.       
       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    III.          REPORTS                                                      
                   
    A.    Report from Superintendent
                           1.   Introduction of New Principal for Bessie Weller Elementary School
                           2.   Update on Consolidated Operations Facility

                    B.    Reports from School Board Members

    IV.           UPDATES AND INFORMATION 
                  
      A.    Finance Update by Brad Wegner, Budget Director
                           1.    Review of Proposed FY21 Budget Amendment
                                        Public Hearing on Proposed FY21 Budget Amendment

                           2.   
    Review of Monthly Finance Report

    V.             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. 

    VI.            CONSENT AGENDA   
                  
       A.    Minutes of:
                            ~   April 12, 2021: Board Development Session, Work Session & Regular Meeting
                            ~   April 26, 2021: Work Session
                     B.    Personnel Actions
                     C.    Field Trip

    VII.          ACTION ITEMS 
                     A.    Policy Revisions by Dr. Garett Smith, Superintendent

                     B.    Budget Amendment by Brad Wegner, Budget Director

                     C.    Surplus Property by Earl McCray, Director of Operations

                     D.    2021-2022 Title I, Part D, Subpart A Grant Application by Dr. Jelisa Wolfe, Exec. Dir. of Student Services

                     E.    2021-2022 Title I, Part A Grant Application by Stephanie Haskins, Exec. Dir. of Instruction

                     F.     2021-2022 Title II, Part A Grant Application by Stephanie Haskins, Exec. Dir. of Instruction

                     G.    2021-2022 Title III Grant Application by Stephanie Haskins, Exec. Dir. of Instruction

                     H.    2021-2022 Title IV, Part A Grant Application by Stephanie Haskins, Exec. Dir. of Instruction

                     I.     2021-2022 Virginia Regional Migrant Education Program by Stephanie Haskins, Executive Director of Instruction

                     J.     Application for VSBA Excellence in Workforce Readiness Award by Cassie Farrish, Instructional Supervisor

                          
    K.    Policy Deviation by Jonathan Venn, Chief HR Officer

     ADJOURNMENT OF REGULAR MEETING / CONTINUATION OF WORK SESSION (if necessary)
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       Alternate Public Input and Public Hearing Procedures (Note:  New Phone Number and Access Code)
    To participate in public input/public hearing portions of this meeting: 

    • Dial toll-free number (844) 855-4444 and, when prompted, enter the access code for the meeting: 116116116#
    • 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.