Breathitt County
June 22, 2021 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 #373 - Motion Passed:  Based on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of adoption of the agenda and addendum items listed; passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

I.C.1. Add item III. B.29 Consider approval of accepting the national opioid litigation settlement. B.30 Consider approval of renewing insurance package with Roeding Insurance for the 2021-2022 school year. B.31 Consider approval of revising the terms with Citizens Bank and Trust Co. of Jackson for the FY22 school year, to include a maximum balance restriction of $7,250,000.00; and a reduced interest rate of 0.05%. B.32.Consider approval of the KVEC Reading Teacher MOA. B.33.Consider approval of the following items/forms for the 2021-2022 School Nutrition Programs KDE Application: Procurement Certification, CEP Intent to Participate, and Indirect Cost.
II. Presentations/Reports
II.A. Student Recognitions
II.B. Staff Recognitions
II.C. Reports
II.C.1. Superintendent Report
III. Student Learning and Support Items Recommended for Approval
III.A. CONSENT ITEMS
Actions Taken

Order #374 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, consent items listed below passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.A.1. Consider approval of the KRCC School-Based Services Agreement for the 2021-2022 school year.
III.B. DISCUSSION ITEMS
III.B.1. Consider approval of minutes of previous meetings.
III.B.1.a. Consider approval of June 9,2021 special called meeting minutes.
Actions Taken

Order #375 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of June 9, 2021 special called meeting minutes passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.1.b. Consider approval of June 9, 2021 special called Finance Corporation meeting minutes.
Actions Taken

Order #376 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of June 9, 2021 special called Finance Corporation meeting minutes passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.1.c. Consider approval of May 25, 2021 regular meeting minutes.
Actions Taken

Order #377 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of May 25, 2021 regular meeting minutes passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.2. Consider approval of the May 2021 Treasurer's Report.
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #378 - Motion Passed:  Based on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the Treasurer's Report for May 2021 passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.3. Consider approval of the June 2021 bills for payment.
Actions Taken

Order #379 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the June 2021 bills for payment passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.4. Consider approval of the Pledge of Collateral Agreement with Limestone Bank.
Actions Taken

Order #380 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the Pledge of Collateral Agreement passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.5. Consider approval of the Pledge of Collateral Agreement with Citizen Bank of Jackson.
Actions Taken

Order #381 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the Pledge of Collateral Agreement with Citizen's Bank of Jackson passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.6. Consider approval of the School Activity Fund Budgets for the 2021-2022 school year.
Actions Taken

Order #382 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Philip Watts, approval of the School Activity Fund Budgets for the 2020-2022 school year passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.7. Consider approval of the School Nutrition Procurement Plan for the 2021-2022 school year.
Actions Taken

Order #383 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the School Nutrition Procurement Plan for the 2021-2022 school year passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.8. Consider approval of the first reading of the 2021-2022 Discipline Code Book.
III.B.9. Consider approval of the first reading of the 2021-2022 Employee Handbook and Substitute Teacher Handbook.
III.B.10. Consider approval of the first reading of KSBA Policy update #44 and procedure update #25.
III.B.11. Consider approval of a 10-day supplemental plan.
Actions Taken

Order #384 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of a 10-day supplemental plan passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.12. Consider approval of purchasing digital assessments for Wit & Wisdom (1-year subscription) and digital resources and assessments for Eureka Math (2-year subscription).
Actions Taken

Order #385 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of purchasing digital assessments for Wit & Wisdom (1-year subscription) and digital resources and assessments for Eureka Math (2-year subscription) passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.13. Consider approval for the Heinemann Literacy curriculum in the amount of $127,400.81.
Actions Taken

Order #386 - Motion Passed:  Based on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval for the Heinemann Literacy curriculum, grades 3-6, in the amount of $127,400.81 passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.14. Consider approval the three-year renewal for Lexia Reading in the amount of $86,095.00.
Actions Taken

Order #387 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, Consider approving the three-year renewal for Lexia Reading in the amount of $86,095.00 passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.15. Consider approval of the three-year renewal for Dreambox Math in the amount of $96,226.50.
Actions Taken

Order #388 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the three-year renewal for Dreambox Math in the amount of $96,226.50 passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.16. Consider approving the Microsoft subscription license with SHI in the amount of $25,847.96.
Actions Taken

Order #389 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approving the Microsoft subscription license with SHI in the amount of $25,847.96 passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.17. Consider approval of the three-year subscription for ALEKS math in the amount of $29,757.50.
Actions Taken

Order #390 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the three-year ALEKS math subscription in the amount of $29,757.50 passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.18. Consider approving the three-year renewal for Reading Plus in the amount of $70,416.00.
Actions Taken

Order #391 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the three-year renewal for Reading Plus in the amount of $70,416.00 passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.19. Consider approval of the Breathitt County Schools Teacher Leader Development and New Teacher Support System.
Actions Taken

Order #392 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the Breathitt County Schools Teacher Leader Development and New Teacher Support System passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.20. Consider approving 20 extra days for principal support and services at the Breathitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center and the Breathitt County Day Treatment Center.
Actions Taken

Order #393 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of 20 extra days for principal support and services at the Breathitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center and the Breathitt County Day Treatment Center passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.21. Consider approval of the Trauma plan in compliance with KRS 158.4416 (School Safety and Resiliency Act).
Actions Taken

Order #394 - Motion Passed:  Based upon on the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the Trauma plan in compliance with KRS 158.4416 (School Safety and Resiliency Act) passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.22. Consider approval of reinstating the BHS SBDM after October 1, 2021, per KDE.
Actions Taken

Order #395 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Philip Watts, approval of reinstating the BHS SBDM after October 1, 2021, per KDE passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.23. Consider approval of the agreement with Central Kentucky Psychological Services, for the 2021-2022 school year.
Actions Taken

Order #396 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the agreement with Central Kentucky Psychological Services, for the 2021-2022 school year passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.24. Consider approval of the Pay Application #3 from Standafer Builders in the amount of $108,483.61 for work to date on the new Elementary (BG#20-283).
Actions Taken

Order #397 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of Pay Application #3 from Standafer Builders in the amount of $108,483.61 for work to date on the new Elementary (BG#20-283) passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.25. Consider approval of the payment of Owner Direct Purchase Orders for the new Elementary School (BG#20-283) totaling $63,833.91.
Actions Taken

Order #398 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the payment of Owner Direct Purchase Orders for the new Elementary School (BG#20-283) totaling $63,833.91 passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.26. Consider approval of allowing Breathitt County Health Department to utilize Breathitt County School facilities as a vaccination site, if needed.
Actions Taken

Order #399 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of allowing Breathitt County Health Department to utilize Breathitt County School facilities as a vaccination site, if needed passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.27. Consider approval of the following food service bids for the 2021-2022 school year through KVEC School Nutrition Bids as approved during the May 26th Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative by KVEC Board Order #31 as follows:
Actions Taken

Order #400 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the following food service bids for the 2021-2022 school year through KVEC School Nutrition Bids as approved during the May 27th Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative by KVEC Board Order #30 as follows passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.27.a. Milk - Borden
III.B.27.b. School Day approved Beverages - Coca-Cola Bottling Company and Pepsi.
III.B.27.c. Primary food bid with Gordon Food Service as awarded by HPS for 2021-2022.
III.B.27.d. Fresh Bread & Bakery - Bimbo Bakeries.
III.B.28. Consider approval of accepting the bids for surplus buses;
Actions Taken

Order #401 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of accepting the bids for surplus buses; passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.28.a. Bus #19 in the amount of $1,059.00 to Daniel Speas.
III.B.28.b. Bus #23 in the amount of $1,059.00 to Daniel Speas.
III.B.28.c. Bus #42 in the amount of $1,059.00 to Daniel Speas.
III.B.29. Consider approval of accepting the national opioid litigation settlement.
Actions Taken

Order #402 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of accepting the national opioid litigation settlement passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

III.B.30. Consider approval of renewing insurance package with Roeding Insurance for the 2021-2022 school year.
Actions Taken

Order #403 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of renewing insurance package with Roeding Insurance for the 2021-2022 school year passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.31. Consider approval of revising the terms with Citizens Bank and Trust Co. of Jackson for the FY22 school year, to include a maximum balance restriction of $7,250,000.00; and a reduced interest rate of 0.05%.
Actions Taken

Order #404 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts,approval of revising the terms with Citizens Bank and Trust Co. of Jackson for the FY22 school year, to include a maximum balance restriction of $7,250,000.00; and a reduced interest rate of 0.05% passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

III.B.32. Consider approval of the KVEC Reading Teacher MOA.
Actions Taken

Order #405 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the KVEC Reading Teacher MOA passed with a motion by Ms. Anna Morris and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.

III.B.33. Consider approval of the following items/forms for the 2021-2022 School Nutrition Programs KDE Application: Procurement Certification, CEP Intent to Participate, and Indirect Cost
Actions Taken

Order #406 - Motion Passed:  Based upon the recommendation of Superintendent Phillip Watts, approval of the following items/forms for the 2021-2022 School Nutrition Programs KDE Application: Procurement Certification, CEP Intent to Participate, and Indirect Cost passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

IV. Personnel Notifications
V. Informational Items
V.A. Communication/Sharing (All Present)
V.B. School Financial Reports
V.C. School SBDM Reports
VI. Consider approval of going into closed session in compliance with KRS 61.810(k) and KRS 156.557(c), for discussion regarding the superintendent's evaluation.
Actions Taken

Order #407 - Motion Passed:  Entering closed session in compliance with KRS 61.810(k) and KRS 156.557(c), for discussion regarding the superintendent's evaluation at 5:44p.m., passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Mr. Albert Little.

VII. Consider approval of returning to open session
Actions Taken

Order #408 - Motion Passed:  Returned from open session at 6:49p.m, passed with a motion by Mr. Albert Little and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

VIII. Consider approval of Superintendent's Annual Evaluation - Final Discussion and Report.
Actions Taken

Order #409 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Superintendent Evaluation with scores of Exemplary in Instructional, Cultural, and Human Resources: while setting goals in Instructional Leadership and Human Resources Leadership passed with a motion by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins and a second by Ms. Anna Morris.

IX. Adjournment
Actions Taken

Order #410 - Motion Passed:  There being no further business of the Board, adjournment at 6:51p.m. passed with a motion by Mr. John Hollan and a second by Mrs. Rebecca Watkins.