Breathitt County Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
September 22, 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
C. Reports
1. Superintendent ReportPhillip Watts
2. Energy ReportWill Noble
III. Student Learning and Support Items Recommended for Approval
1. Consider approval of minutes of previous meetings.
a. Consider approval of August 25, 2020 regular meeting minutes.
b. Consider approval of September 11,2020 special called meeting minutes.
2. Consider approval of the August Treasurer's Report.
3. Consider approval of the September bills for payment.
4. Consider approval of the 2020-2021 working budget.
5. Consider approval of the FY2021 Staffing/SBDM Allocations.
6. Consider approval of the steps to re-open document and the COVID-19 Mode of Instruction Metrics for K-12 Education process provided by the Kentucky Department of Education and Kentucky Department of Public Health to assist school officials in determining the mode of instruction in the Breathitt County Schools based on the current community incidence rates regularly published by KDPH. Based on this process, determination of school opening/closure for the following school week (Monday) will be determined by the color level of Breathitt County at 8 p.m. EST every Thursday as shown on the County Incidence Map found at In person instruction will begin once Breathitt County is designated as "Yellow" on the County Incidence Map.
7. Consider approval of purchasing 105 LiteTrac 4K Ultra HD ePTZ Auto-Tracking Cameras with tripods (40 from GEAR UP funds at BHS for $20,000 and 65 from CARES ACT for $32,500) from Lite the Nite Technologies per the KPC contract.
8. Consider approval of updated 403(b) OMNI documents.
9. Consider approval of the 2020-2021 Kentucky New Teacher Support grant proposals.
10. Consider approval of the local planning committee members.
11. Consider approval of purchasing 50 Chrome Books from CDW-G through various federal funds and the KPC Contract.
12. Consider approval of purchasing 20 Apple iPads through various federal funds.
13. Consider approval to accept the lump sum proposal in the amount of $10,550.00 from Moses Drilling Company, 153 Booger Hollow Rd., Gray, KY 40734, for the Geothermal Test Bore & Conductivity Test for the future New Elementary School to be constructed on the site of the existing LBJ Elementary, 90 LBJ Rd., Jackson, KY 41339.
14. Consider approval of non-resident contracts with adjacent districts as follows (same as last year):
a. Hazard Independent
b. Knott County
c. Lee County
d. Magoffin Co.
e. Morgan Co.
f. Owsley Co.
g. Wolfe Co.
h. Estill Co.
i. Perry County
j. Jackson Independent
15. Consider approval of copier purchase agreement with Toshiba for the Breathitt County Detention Center in the amount of $4,200.00.
16. Consider approval of Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Title 1 federal supplemental education grant funding for 2020-2022.
17. Consider approval of Shortened School Day for Student #1951462074
IV. Personnel Notifications
V. Informational Items
A. Communication/Sharing (All Present)
B. School Financial Reports
C. School SBDM Reports
VI. Adjournment