Breathitt County
September 22, 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
I.B. Pledge of Allegiance/Mission and Vision
I.C. Adopt Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #66 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval to adopt the agenda passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

II. Presentations/Reports
II.A. Student Recognitions
II.B. Staff Recognitions
II.C. Reports
II.C.1. Superintendent Report
II.C.2. Energy Report
III. Student Learning and Support Items Recommended for Approval
III.A. CONSENT ITEMS
III.B. DISCUSSION ITEMS
III.B.1. Consider approval of minutes of previous meetings.
III.B.1.a. Consider approval of August 25, 2020 regular meeting minutes.
Actions Taken

Order #67 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of August 25, 2020 regular meeting minutes passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.1.b. Consider approval of September 11,2020 special called meeting minutes.
Actions Taken

Order #68 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of September 11,2020 special called meeting minutes passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.2. Consider approval of the August Treasurer's Report.
Actions Taken

Order #69 - Motion Passed:  Based on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the Treasurer's Report for August passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.3. Consider approval of the September bills for payment.
Actions Taken

Order #70 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts,approval of the September bills for payment passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.4. Consider approval of the 2020-2021 working budget.
Actions Taken

Order #71 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the 2020-2021 working budget passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.5. Consider approval of the FY2021 Staffing/SBDM Allocations.
Actions Taken

Order #72 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the FY2021 Staffing/SBDM Allocations passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.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 www.kycovid19.ky.gov. In person instruction will begin once Breathitt County is designated as "Yellow" on the County Incidence Map.
Actions Taken

Order #73 - Motion Passed:  Based on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts,approval of the adoption of the COVID-19 Mode of Instruction Metrics for K-12 Education process provided by the Kentucky Department of Education and Kentucky 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 www.kycovid19.ky.gov. In person instruction will begin once Breathitt County is designated as "Yellow" on the County Incidence Map. passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.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.
Actions Taken

Order #74 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts,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. passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.8. Consider approval of updated 403(b) OMNI documents.
Actions Taken

Order #75 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of updated 403(b) OMNI documents passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.9. Consider approval of the 2020-2021 Kentucky New Teacher Support grant proposals.
Actions Taken

Order #76 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts,approval of the 2020-2021 Kentucky New Teacher Support grant proposals passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.10. Consider approval of the local planning committee members.
Actions Taken

Order #77 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the local planning committee members passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.11. Consider approval of purchasing 50 Chrome Books from CDW-G through various federal funds and the KPC Contract.
Actions Taken

Order #78 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of purchasing 50 Chrome Books from CDW-G through various federal funds and the KPC Contract passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.12. Consider approval of purchasing 20 Apple iPads through various federal funds.
Actions Taken

Order #79 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of purchasing 20 Apple iPads through various federal funds. passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.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.
Actions Taken

Order #80 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation 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. passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.14. Consider approval of non-resident contracts with adjacent districts as follows (same as last year):
Actions Taken

Order #81 - Motion Passed:  Based on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the non-resident contracts with adjacent districts (same as last year) passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.14.a. Hazard Independent
III.B.14.b. Knott County
III.B.14.c. Lee County
III.B.14.d. Magoffin Co.
III.B.14.e. Morgan Co.
III.B.14.f. Owsley Co.
III.B.14.g. Wolfe Co.
III.B.14.h. Estill Co.
III.B.14.i. Perry County
III.B.14.j. Jackson Independent
III.B.15. Consider approval of copier purchase agreement with Toshiba for the Breathitt County Detention Center in the amount of $4,200.00.
Actions Taken

Order #82 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of copier purchase agreement with Toshiba for the Breathitt County Detention Center in the amount of $4,200.00 passed with a motion by Mrs. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.16. Consider approval of Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Title 1 federal supplemental education grant funding for 2020-2022.
Actions Taken

Order #83 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Title 1 federal supplemental education grant funding for 2020-2022 passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Anna Morris.

III.B.17. Consider approval of Shortened School Day for Student #1951462074
Actions Taken

Order #84 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of Shortened School Day for Student #1951462074 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 #85 - Motion Passed:  There being no further business of the Board, adjournment at 6:03p.m., passed with a motion by Mr. John Hollan and a second by Mr. Albert Little.