Breathitt County
August 25, 2020 5:00 PM
Breathitt County Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
I. Call to Order.
Discussion

The regular meeting of the Breathitt County Board of Education was called to order by Chairperson Ruschelle Hamilton at

I.A. Roll Call
Actions Taken

Order #36 - Motion Passed:  Excusing the absence of Rebecca Watkins due to child being at the doctor, passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

I.B. Pledge of Allegiance/Mission and Vision
I.C. Adopt Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #37 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Philip Watts, approval of adopting the agenda passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

II. Presentations/Reports
II.A. Student Recognitions
II.B. Staff Recognitions
II.B.1. Perfect Attendance
II.B.1.a. Robert Cornett
II.B.1.b. Bonnie Lively
II.B.1.c. Eddie Baker
II.B.1.d. Letcher Belcher
II.B.1.e. Patrick Riley
II.B.1.f. Greg Snowden
II.B.1.g. Leslie Spencer
II.B.1.h. Justin Turner
II.B.1.i. Sheretta Haddix
II.B.1.j. Phillip Watts
II.B.1.k. Adrian Hudson
II.B.1.l. Will Noble
II.B.1.m. Sabrina McElroy
II.B.1.n. Clifton Pennington
II.B.1.o. Amanda Turner
II.B.1.p. Nancy Turner
II.B.1.q. Rachel Jude
II.B.1.r. Jeff Patrick
II.B.1.s. Paul Halsey
II.B.1.t. Jamie Turner
II.B.2. 2019-2020 Retirees
II.B.2.a. Darlene Spicer
II.B.2.b. Teresa Turner
II.B.2.c. Larry Deaton
II.B.2.d. Carolyn Bryant
II.B.2.e. Vicki Tomlin
II.B.2.f. Mary Strong
II.B.2.g. Janice Turner-Hall
II.B.2.h. Paul Hale
II.B.2.i. Steve Banks
II.C. Reports
II.C.1. Superintendent Report
II.C.2. Academic Report
II.C.3. Athletic Report
II.C.4. Data/Security Presentation
III. Student Learning and Support Items Recommended for Approval
III.A. CONSENT ITEMS
Actions Taken

Order #38 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of consent items listed below, passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.A.1. Consider approval of Striving Readers MOA modification agreement.
III.A.2. Consider approval of MOU with Berea College for Upward Bound Math and Science Grant (UBMS) for the 2020-2021 school year.
III.A.3. Consider approval of proclaiming September as Attendance Awareness Month in the Breathitt County Schools.
Discussion

September is Attendance Awareness Month.  Statewide High Attendance Day is scheduled for September 20th.

III.A.4. Consider approval of the District Assurances for the 2020-2021 school year.
III.A.5. Consider approval of using up to thirty (30) emergency certified substitute teachers for the 2020-2021 school year.
III.A.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.
III.A.7. Consider approval of the 2020 Technology Activity Report.
III.B. DISCUSSION ITEMS
III.B.1. Consider approval of minutes of previous meetings.
III.B.1.a. Consider approval of July 28, 2020 regular board meeting minutes.
Actions Taken

Order #39 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts,approval of July 28, 2020 regular board meeting minutes. passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.1.b. August 7, 2020 Special Called Meeting Minutes
Actions Taken

Order #40 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of Special Called Meeting Minutes passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.2. Consider approval of the August bills for payment.
Actions Taken

Order #41 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the July 2020 bills as presented passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.3. Consider approval of the July Treasurer's Report.
Actions Taken

Order #42 - Motion Passed:  Based on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the Treasurer's Report for passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.4. Consider approval of 403 B plan with Omni Resources effective October 1, 2020.
Actions Taken

Order #43 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of 403 B plan with Omni resources effective October 1, 2020 passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.5. Consider approval of setting 2020 tax rate. (same as last year)
Actions Taken

Order #44 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of setting 2020 tax rate. (same as last year) passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.6. Consider approval of Board Vice Chair Albert Little to represent the board for the Local Planning Committee.
Actions Taken

Order #45 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of Board Vice Chair Albert Little to represent the board for the Local Planing Committee passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.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.
Actions Taken

Order #46 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, 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 recommendation. passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.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.
Actions Taken

Order #47 - Motion Passed:  Based on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of allocating $20,000 to BHS and $2,000 to each elementary school for extra-curricular activities passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.9. Consider approval of Resolution authorizing COVID-19 related emergency leave up to 10 days based on KSBA and KDE recommendations.
Actions Taken

Order #48 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of Resolution authorizing COVID-19 related emergency leave up to 10 days based on KSBA and KDE recommendations passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.10. Consider approval of KY Clean Diesel Grant MOA for purpose of purchasing one new diesel school bus.
Actions Taken

Order #49 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of KY Clean Diesel Grant MOA for purpose of purchasing one new diesel school bus passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.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.
Actions Taken

Order #50 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, 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 passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.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.
Actions Taken

Order #51 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Philip Watts, approval of bid in the amount of $ 9,771.00 with Combs Trucking 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 passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.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.
Actions Taken

Order #52 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts,approval of 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 passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.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.
Actions Taken

Order #53 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of bid with Combs Trucking in the amount of $600.00 for the purpose of brush removal in old pool area behind ATC passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

IV. Personnel Notifications
V. Informational Items
V.A. Communication/Sharing (All Present)
V.B. School Financial Reports
V.C. School SBDM Reports
VI. Adjournment
Actions Taken

Order #54 - Motion Passed:  There being no further business of the Board, adjournment at 6:08p.m. passed with a motion by Mr. John Hollan and a second by Mr. Albert Little.