Elizabethtown Independent
August 19, 2019 6:00 PM
Board of Education Meeting
I. CALL TO ORDER
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THE AUGUST 19, 2019 REGULAR BOARD MEETING IS CALLED TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
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"I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS ONE NATION UNDER GOD INDIVISIBLE WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL"

III. CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF BOARD MEETING AGENDA
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Pursuant to EIS Board Policy 01.45 Board Meeting Agenda, as part of the official agenda for each regular board meeting, the Superintendent shall prepare a consent agenda of routine business items.  Prior to the approval of the agenda the members of the board may requires to "pull" any item from the consent agenda and place the item on the action agenda for further discussion and review.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Approve Board Meeting Agenda passed with a motion by Mr. Matt Wyatt and a second by Mrs. Kimbley Iman.

IV. RECOGNITION OF GUESTS AND SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
IV.A. T.K. Stone's Beta Club
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Congratulations to the T.K. Stone Middle School's BETA club for qualifying to compete at the National Level over the summer in Oklahoma City.  T.K. Stone was represented well finishing in the top 10 in many categories.

members:

6th grade - Gabi Carlberg,Ciara Peeler

7th grade - Greyson Hainer, Tyrin Jurnett, Isabella Lewis, Eva Ramsey, Paten Shreve, Sophis Todd, Jake Williams

8th grade - Trenton Burgess, Liz Hanson, Chloe Hornback, Zaynab Movania, Jillian Sarver, Braden Shearer, Landon Casey

Coaches:  Lisa Hornback, Shawn Sizemore

IV.B. Introduction of new School Resource Officers
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EIS is proud to have two new School Resource Officers in our buildings.

Kelly Tipple has been assigned as the SRO for Elizabethtown High School, Panther Academy and the Valley View Education Center.

Joe Swartz has been assigned as the SRO for T.K. Stone Middle School, Morningside Elementary and Helmwood Heights Elementary schools.

 

V. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS
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Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Mr. Matt Wyatt and a second by Mrs. Kimbley Iman.

V.A. Acknowledge Receipt of SBDM Written Reports
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V.B. Approve Board Meeting Minutes
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V.C. Approve Fund Raising Requests for 2019-2020
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V.D. Approve the Kentucky Department of Education District Funding Assurances for 2020
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In order for the district to continue to receive state and federal funds, the district must declare that we are in compliance with all funding assurances listed in the KDE "District Assurances" document (attached)

This is an annual submission.

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V.E. Approve the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC) Memorandum of Agreement for 2019-2020
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Attached is the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC) Memorandum of Agreement for 2019-2020

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V.F. Acknowledge Receipt of the Annual Financial Report
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Attached are the Balance Sheet and Annual Financial Report (subject to audit) for your review.

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V.G. Acknowledge Receipt of Security Update Information
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KRS 61.931-61.934 provides a definition for "personal information", and detail responsibilities for state agencies and school districts to ensure protection of data falling within the definition of "personal information" and actions to take if a breach of this information occurs.

EIS employs a great number of security mechanisms such as product standards, firewalls, physical access and electronic account access controls, video surveillance, etc. to protect access, integrity and confidentiality of district data systems.  We are constantly reviewing and improving our security measures, and see this as an ongoing process indefinitely. If there are ever alarming or significant discoveries, EIS will make the board aware of those, along with a risk assessment and recommendations for remediation.

EIS staff will annually provide each staff member with a short handout of data security best practices titles "A Kentucky Educator's Guide to TOP SECRET Personal Information and Data Breach Awareness".

Attached is information from Mr. Tim Maggard, EIS Director of Technology with additional information.

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V.H. Approve Emergency Teaching Certifications
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Mrs. Michelle Motley, Director of Personnel is requesting board approval for emergency teaching certifications.

A posting to attract and employ a full-time certified teacher for a new class of preschool students at Panther Academy and English Teacher at T.K. Stone were placed on the Kentucky Employment Placement Services (KEPS), on the district's application software (Talented), and on vacancy announcements throughout the district in August.  With board approval, the district would like to employ these candidates for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

V.I. Approve Treasurer's Monthly Financial Report and Payment of Bills and Claims (Those Paid Since Last Meeting for July, 2019 and from Special Accounts)
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V.J. Acknowledge Receipt of the Superintendent's Personnel Report
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VI. ACTION ITEMS
VI.A. Approve SRO Memorandum of Understanding
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Attached is the School Resource Officer's Memorandum of Understanding for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Approve SRO MOU for 19-20 passed with a motion by Mr. Matt Wyatt and a second by Mr. Paul Godfrey.

VI.B. Consideration of Approval of the 2020 Tax Levy
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The board may approve a tax levy per $100 of assessed value for 2019-2020(see attached information)

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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Approve/deny tax levy for 2019-2020 passed with a motion by Mr. Matt Wyatt and a second by Mr. Paul Godfrey.

VII. CONSTRUCTION UPDATES
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
IX. EVALUATION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
X. EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING SPECIFIC MATTERS AS OUTLINED IN KRS 61.810 (if needed)
XI. ADJOURNMENT