• PRELIMINARY AGENDA
    STAUNTON CITY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
    City Hall, 116 W. Beverley Street, Staunton
    Monday, August 9, 2021

    Updated June 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.            _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­WORK SESSION                                                       School Board Conference Room                    5:00 p.m.

    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.       
    AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
                
    ~    Recognition of SHS Track & Field Individual State Champions
                 ~    Recognition of SHS students for their success in the National History Day Contest

    IV.        REPORTS
                
    A.    Report from Superintendent
                         1.    Confirmations of Oaths of Office taken by Clerk and Deputy Clerk
                         2.    Introduction of Cara Moore, Outreach Coordinator
                 B.    Reports from School Board Members

    V.         UPDATES AND INFORMATION 
               
      A.    Finance Update by Brad Wegner, Budget Director    FINANCE REPORT

                 B.    Health & Mitigation Strategies Update by Dr. Jelisa Wolfe, Executive Director of Student Services

    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:
                       1.    July 12, 2021: Work Session  & Regular Meeting
                       2.    July 26, 2021: Work Session 
                B.    Personnel Actions

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

                 B.    Surplus Property by Earl McCray, Director of Operations

                 C.    Acceptance of School Activity Funds Audit by Brad Wegner, Budget Director

                 D.    FY2022 Budget Amendment #2 by Brad Wegner, Budget Director

    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.