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Breathitt County Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
June 23, 2020 5:00 PM
Video Teleconference

Video Teleconference 

Graduates Prepared For College, Career, and Community


Breathitt County Schools will accomplish this vision by:

1.  Putting students FIRST in ALL decision making,

2.  Setting high expectations for student achievement,

3.  Advocating for every child,

4.  Promoting growth for students and staff,

5.  Actively engaging community stakeholders, and

6.  Promoting positive school/community culture.

I. Call to Order.
A. Roll Call
B. Pledge of Allegiance/Mission and Vision
C. Adopt Agenda
1. ADDENDUM: Add Item III. 23 Consider approval of entering into closed session pursuant to KRS 61.810(f) to discuss a specific personnel matter;Item III.24 Consider approval of returning back to open session.
II. Presentations/Reports
A. Student Recognitions
1. KY River Region FFA Competition
a. Lane Hall- 2nd Place Goat and Sheep Impromptu
b. Grace Clemons- 2nd Place Landscape and Nursery Impromtu
c. Tabitha Neace- 3rd Place Poultry Impromptu
d. Katelyn Gross- 2nd Place AIC Exam; 2nd Place-FFA Quiz Bowl
e. Stephen Thorpe- 2nd Place Talent Competition
B. Staff Recognitions
1. Justin Combs-Publication-Curriculum Based Measures
2. Doug Halsey-Google Certified Educator Level 1
3. Karen McIntosh-High Fives
4. Amanda Turner-Communication to Support Student Learning in a Digital Learning Environment
5. Hack Hudson-LDC Certified Coach
6. Sabrina McElroy-LDC Certified Coach
C. Reports
1. Superintendent ReportPhillip Watts
2. School Re-entry Task Force - UpdateSusan Watts
3. Academic- Turnaround Progress Plan UpdateCharles Davidson
III. Student Learning and Support Items Recommended for Approval
1. Consider approval of the School Nutrition Procurement Plan for the 2020-2021 school year.
2. Consider approval of the following food service bids for the 2020-2021 school year through KVEC School Nutrition Bids as approved during the May 27th Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative by KVEC Board Order #30 as follows:
a. Milk - Borden
b. Beverages - Coca-Cola Bottling Company.
c. Primary food bid with Gordon Food Service as awarded by HPS for 2020-2021.
d. Bread - Bimbo/Earthgrains Bakery for fresh bread and buns.
3. Consider approval of the Addendum to extend the current HCTC Nursing Program MOA from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022.
4. Consider approval of the Breathitt County Health Department to use Breathitt High School or LBJ as needed for the purpose of COVID-19 testing.
5. Consider approval MOA with DJJ for the Breathitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center and the Breathitt County Day Treatment for the 2020-2021 school year.
1. Consider approval of minutes of previous meetings.
a. May 19, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes
b. June 3, 2020 Special Called Minutes.
2. Consider approval of the May 2020 Treasurer's Report.
3. Consider approval of the June 2020 bills for payment.
4. Consider approval of the School Activity Fund Budgets for the 2020-2021 school year.
5. Consider approval of the 2020-2021 Bond of Depository.
6. Consider approval of the amending the calendar for 2020-2021 school year,to the variable instruction calendar allowed by KRS 158.070,the first day for students will be August 24.
7. Consider approval of the purchase of a district wide license for the evidence-based program Dreambox Learning, a sole sourced internet-based mathematics software solution, in the amount of $29,905.00.
8. Consider approval of the purchase of an Edmentum software package to include Study Island for all schools in the district, PLATO Courseware for BHS and the BRJDC, and Calvert for the BRJDC, at a cost of $29,774.00.
9. Consider approval of the first reading of the 2020-2021 Discipline Code Book.
10. Consider approval of the first reading of the 2020-2021 Employee Handbook and Substitute Teacher Handbook.
11. Consider approval of the first reading of KSBA Policy update #43 and procedure update #24.
12. Consider approval of hiring Central Kentucky Psychological Services for 2020-2021 not to exceed the amount of $19,800 per year. (Same as last year)
13. Consider approval of moving Preschool from LBJ Elementary to Sebastian Elementary School beginning with the 2020-2021 school year and approving the closure of LBJ Preschool.
14. Consider approval of the proposal from Endris Engineering, dated June 15, 2020, for the site survey services of the existing LBJ Elementary School site in preparation for the design of the new elementary school to be located there. Endris’ proposal includes the basic survey services at a cost of $26,000.00 and an additional Private Utility Locator service at a cost of $5,000.00, for a total contract cost of $31,000.00.
15. Consider approval of convening the Local Planning Committee for the purpose of completing a District Facility Plan for the the Breathitt County School District.
16. Consider approval of accepting a bid in the amount of $10,034.80 by Bubba & Larry's Lawn Care for striping the entrance to Breathitt High School, Bus Garage parking lot along with sealing cracks in the entire BHS parking lot, additional cracks will be addressed at $1.00 a linear ft.
17. Consider approval of purchasing Chromebooks for students.
18. Consider approval of purchasing Apple iPads for students.
19. Consider approval of accepting the bids for surplus vans;
a. 2005 Chevrolet Venture VIN # 1GNDVO3E35D106170 in the amount of $100.00 by Bobby Mullins.
b. 2003 Dodge Caravan VIN# 1D4G945383B134867 in the amount of $350.00 by Delmar Bryant.
c. 2005 Dodge Caravan VIN #2B4CP44G7WR796525 in the amount of $305.00 to Floyd Johnson
20. Consider approval of Pay Application #6 in the amount of $320,554.46 for Construction Project BG#19-320, payable to Allen Construction.
21. Consider approval of the Direct Purchase Orders, totaling $17,183.90, for Construction Project BG#19-320, payable to individual vendors per invoice, as follows: •PO#0002-2007194, Schiller (Div. 10), $6,843.46 total •PO#0003-2018116, Ferguson Enterprises (Div. 22), $27.96 total. •PO#0004-2007211, State Electric Supply, $9,663.99 total •PO#0004-2007211, State Electric Supply, $594.99 total •PO#0007-2007193, Wells Group (Div. 3), $53.50 total
22. Consider approving the athletic re-entry plan and authorizing superintendent and athletic director(with local health department guidance) to amend and change plan, as necessary to meet the KHSAA and CO-VID19 guidelines.
23. Consider approval of entering into closed session pursuant to KRS 61.810(f) to discuss a specific personnel matter.
24. Consider approval of returning to open session
25. Action resulting from executive session
IV. Personnel Notifications
V. Informational Items
A. Communication/Sharing (All Present)
B. School Financial Reports
C. School SBDM Reports
VI. Adjournment