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Breathitt County Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
July 28, 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
II. Presentations/Reports
A. Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
B. Student Recognitions
1. KDE Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council 2020-2021
a. Wallace Caleb Bates
C. Staff Recognitions
D. Reports
1. Superintendent ReportPhillip Watts
III. Student Learning and Support Items Recommended for Approval
1. Consider approval of 2020-2021 Gear Up SOAR MOA.
2. Consider approval of the KVEC Reading Teacher MOA.
3. Consider approval of the KRCC School Based Services Agreement for 2020-2021 school year.
4. Consider approval of MOA Teacher Education Agreement with Midway University for 2020-2021 school year.
5. Consider approval of KSBA's contract for Medicaid Training and Billing services.
6. Consider approval of the Full Utilization Agreement with Middle Kentucky Head Start for the 2020-2021 school year.
7. Consider approval of board members attending KSBA's 2020 Winter Conference, December 4-5 in Louisville, KY.
8. Consider approval of board members attending the KSBA Fall Regional Meeting Virtually, date and time to be determined.
9. Consider approval of the 2020-2021 ARC Chairperson Designee.
10. Consider approval of fundraiser request for BHS to have a BSN Sideline store for 2020-2021 school year.
1. Consider approval of minutes of previous meetings.
a. June 23, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes
2. Consider approval of the June Treasurer's Report.
3. Consider approval of the July bills for payment.
4. Consider approval of Amendment of the Independent Auditors Contract.
5. Consider approval of the 2020-2021 School Re-Entry Plan.
6. Consider approval of start and end time for the 2020-2021 school year.
7. Consider approval of creating an additional Nurse position due to COVID-19.
8. Consider approval of granting ten (10) additional extended days to all nurses for the purpose of COVID-19 preparation prior to opening school for the 2020-2021 school year.
9. Consider approval of updated KDE recommended Infectious Illness Response Plan Matrix and COVID-19 Response Plan for students/staff.
10.  Consider approval for flexible professional development for certified teachers for the 2020-2021 school year.
11. Consider approval of creating a itinerant 185 day guidance counselor position for the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID-19 to focus on social well being of children that will be paid on the certified salary schedule based upon experience.
12. Consider approval of naming Stacey Davidson as the Board Appointed Representative on the Evaluation Appeals Committee and name Susan Watts as the alternative.
13. Consider approval of the second and final reading of KSBA Policy update #43 and procedure update #24.
14. Consider approval of renewing KSBA Custom Policy/Procedure Services and eMeeting Maintenance for the 2020-2021 school year.
15. Consider approval of renewing membership with KSBA for the 2020-2021 school year.
16. Consider approval of the second and final reading of the 2020-2021 Discipline Code Book.
17. Consider approval of the second and final reading of the 2020-2021 Employee Handbook and Substitute Teacher Handbook.
18. Consider approval of proposed student fees for the 2020-2021 school year for BHS, $10.00 parking pass per driver, FFA $20.00 per student.
19. Consider approval of the 2020 Motor Vehicle Tax Rate at the same rate as last year.
20. Consider approval of declaring surplus technology items and authorize disposal through Power House Recycling per State Master Contract.
21. Consider approval of School Security Request form submitted to KDE for reimbursement of eligible school safety items previously purchased by the school District.
22. Consider approval of Bubba & Larry's Lawn Care in the amount of $26,200.00 for the roof repair/maintenance, and cleaning, primer, and painting of metal siding at the Bus Garage.
23. Consider approval of Pay Application #7 in the amount of $88,056.60 for Construction Project BG#19-320, payable to Allen Construction.
24. Consider approval of the Direct Purchase Orders, totaling $963.01, for Construction Project BG#19-320, payable to individual vendors per invoice, as follows: • PO#0004-2007211, State Electric Supply, Inv. 14484895, $860.00 • PO#0004-2007211, State Electric Supply, Inv. 14757771, $103.01
25. Consider approval of Change Order #5, in the amount of $2,391.13, for Construction Project BG#19-320, for Allen Construction’s Sebastian Elementary School Renovation Contract. Change Order #5 includes: • Proposal Request #010 for a credit for one (1) floor clean out called for in Contract, but not installed by the contractor. < $ 352.50>. Reason: Owner Request • Proposal Request #012 for a new bronze dedication plaque.
26. Consider approval of Schematic Design for the new elementary school.
27. Consider approval of accepting recommendation from BHS advisory council to hire Ralph Fugate to paint a mural at Breathitt Coliseum in the amount of $9,500.00.
28. Consider approval of the quote with KPC vendor Toadvine Enterprises for a Nevco Marquee sign and installation at Breathitt High School in the total amount of $47,100.00.
29. Consider approval of using individual contract services with certified POPS (Peace Officer Professional Standards) officers to provide services to the Elementary Schools and events as needed, not to exceed $20,000 for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.
IV. Personnel Notifications
V. Informational Items
A. Communication/Sharing (All Present)
B. School Financial Reports
C. School SBDM Reports
D. COVID-19 considerations for reopening schools. Link:
VI. Adjournment