• PRELIMINARY AGENDA
    STAUNTON CITY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
    City Hall, 116 W. Beverley Street, Staunton
    Monday, July 12, 2021


    Seating restrictions in the Rita S. Wilson Council Chambers have been lifted. Fully vaccinated persons are not required to wear masks while attending School Board meetings in City Hall. 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.
    Review of Calendar Considerations and Conference Opportunities
    Superintendent’s Update
    School Board Reports (Communication, Committee/Advisory Board Updates, Conference Reports)
    Unfinished Business / New Business
    School Board Self-Evaluation

    REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING                  City Council Chambers                         6:00 p.m.
    I.    
      CALL TO ORDER

    II.     PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    III.   
    ANNUAL REORGANIZATION
             
    A.    Appointment of School Board Chair
              B.    Appointment of:
                      1.   Vice-Chair
                      2.   Clerk
                      3.   Deputy Clerk
               C.    Approval of Designee of Superintendent to attend School Board meetings
                      in case of Superintendent’s absence or inability to attend
               D.    Approval of Meeting Dates for 2021-2022
               E.    Approval of School Board Member Assignments for 2021-2022

    IV.      REPORTS                                                      
              
    A.    Report from Superintendent
                      1.   Annual Announcement Regarding Availability of School Division Policies on the Division Website   
               B.    Reports from School Board Members

    V.        UPDATES AND INFORMATION 
               
    A.    Finance Update by Brad Wegner, Budget Director
                       1.    Finance Report

                       2.    Budget Amendment: Proposed amendment to the school division’s FY22 budget
                              for the appropriation of $4,469,554 of federal American Recovery Plan (ARP) ESSER
                              funds and other funds.
                              ~    Public Hearing on the proposed FY22 budget amendment
                
                               ~   Public Input on how the school division should plan to use (ARP) ESSER funds to
                                    mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on teaching and learning.

                 B.    Summer School Report by Stephanie Haskins, Executive Director Instruction & Shaun Sparks, Supervisor of Student Services

                 C.    Update on Plans for 2021-22 School Year by Administrative Staff

                 D.    Update on Model Policies & Equitable Practices by Dr. Jelisa Wolfe, Executive Director of Student Services &
                                                                                                                                                        Shaun Sparks, Supervisor of Student Services


    VI.         PUBLIC INPUT *   (Please see Clerk to sign up to speak – 2 minute limit per speaker.  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 administration and staff.

    VII.       CONSENT AGENDA
               
       A.    Minutes:
                         ~     June 14, 2021: Work Session & Regular Business Meeting
                         ~     June 17, 2021: Called Joint Meeting with Staunton City Council
                                & Economic Development Authority
                  B.    Personnel Actions

    VIII.      ACTION ITEMS
                 
    A.    Updates to 2021-2022 Student Handbook & Code of Conduct by Dr. Jelisa Wolfe, Executive Dir. of Student Services

                  B.    Proposed Policy Revisions by Dr. Garett Smith, Superintendent
     
                  C.    VSBA Policy Services Agreement by Dr. Garett Smith, Superintendent

                  D.    FY22 Budget Amendment by Brad Wegner, Budget Director

                  E.    Surplus/Donation by Earl McCray, Director of Operations

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

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       Alternate Public Input and Public Hearing Procedures
    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.