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Breathitt County Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
August 25, 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. Student Recognitions
B. Staff Recognitions
1. Perfect Attendance
a. Robert Cornett
b. Bonnie Lively
c. Eddie Baker
d. Letcher Belcher
e. Patrick Riley
f. Greg Snowden
g. Leslie Spencer
h. Justin Turner
i. Sheretta Haddix
j. Phillip Watts
k. Adrian Hudson
l. Will Noble
m. Sabrina McElroy
n. Clifton Pennington
o. Amanda Turner
p. Nancy Turner
q. Rachel Jude
r. Jeff Patrick
s. Paul Halsey
t. Jamie Turner
2. 2019-2020 Retirees
a. Darlene Spicer
b. Teresa Turner
c. Larry Deaton
d. Carolyn Bryant
e. Vicki Tomlin
f. Mary Strong
g. Janice Turner-Hall
h. Paul Hale
i. Steve Banks
C. Reports
1. Superintendent ReportPhillip Watts
2. Academic ReportStacey Davidson
3. Athletic ReportKyle Moore
4. Data/Security PresentationWill Noble
III. Student Learning and Support Items Recommended for Approval
1. Consider approval of Striving Readers MOA modification agreement.
2. Consider approval of MOU with Berea College for Upward Bound Math and Science Grant (UBMS) for the 2020-2021 school year.
3. Consider approval of proclaiming September as Attendance Awareness Month in the Breathitt County Schools.
4. Consider approval of the District Assurances for the 2020-2021 school year.
5. Consider approval of using up to thirty (30) emergency certified substitute teachers for the 2020-2021 school year.
6. Consider approval of American Cancer Society/Relay for Life of Breathitt, representative Patty Wilder, to use the LBJ School Parking lot for the purpose of line up (in cars) Survivor's Parade on September 12, 2020 from 5-7PM.
7. Consider approval of the 2020 Technology Activity Report.
1. Consider approval of minutes of previous meetings.
a. Consider approval of July 28, 2020 regular board meeting minutes.
b. August 7, 2020 Special Called Meeting Minutes
2. Consider approval of the August bills for payment.
3. Consider approval of the July Treasurer's Report.
4. Consider approval of 403 B plan with Omni Resources effective October 1, 2020.
5. Consider approval of setting 2020 tax rate. (same as last year)
6. Consider approval of Board Vice Chair Albert Little to represent the board for the Local Planning Committee.
7. Consider approval of revised 2020-2021 School Re-Entry Plan for virtual based learning until Sept 28, with the understanding that the plan is subject to change and will be based upon the Governor's recommendations.
8. Consider approval of the allocating $20,000 to BHS extra-curricular expenses (same as last year's allocation); and $2,000 to each elementary school for extra-curricular expenses.
9. Consider approval of Resolution authorizing COVID-19 related emergency leave up to 10 days based on KSBA and KDE recommendations.
10. Consider approval of KY Clean Diesel Grant MOA for purpose of purchasing one new diesel school bus.
11. Consider approval of emergency reading of Title IX Sexual Harassment KSBA 2020 policy and procedure updates for the purpose of the grievance process, the regulation requires new training, notices, and record keeping, among other requirements; 03.113, 03.1621, 03.212, 03.2621, 09.13, 09.42811,03.1621 AP.2,03.2621 AP.2,09.428111 AP.1,09.428111AP.11, 09.428111 AP.21.
12. Consider approval of bid with Combs Trucking in the amount of $ 9,771.00 for the purpose of drainage work at the Bus lot to include temporarily removing the fence, installing a 6 inch sock pipe, rock, fabric and top soil.
13. Consider approval of bid with Allen Construction, LLC in the amount of $33,000.00 for the purpose to clean, primer (if necessary), and paint exterior dryvit at Highland-Turner Elementary.
14. Consider approval of bid with Combs Trucking in the amount of $600.00 for the purpose of brush removal in old pool area behind ATC.
IV. Personnel Notifications
V. Informational Items
A. Communication/Sharing (All Present)
B. School Financial Reports
C. School SBDM Reports
VI. Adjournment