Hopkins County
January 10, 2022 5:30 PM
Hopkins County Regular Board Meeting
1. 5:00 P.M. PUBLIC FORUM ON NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITITES
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Public forum for Nutrition and Physical Activity Report will be from 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

2. CALL TO ORDER
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John Osborne, Chairman, will call the meeting to order.

2.A. Pledge; Moment of Silence; Mission Statement--Unite as one team to learn and inspire.
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Board Members will lead the pledge to the flag.

2.B. Adoption of Agenda
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It was moved by ______, second by ______, that the Board approve the agenda as outlined.

Recommended Motion

Approval of the agenda as outlined

3. Election of Board Chairman
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It is recommended J. Keith Cartwright conduct the election of the Board Chairman.

It was moved by ______, second by ______, that ___________ be nominated and elected as Board Chairman for 2022.

Recommended Motion

Approval of ? as Board Chairman for 2022,

4. Approval of Vice Board Chairman
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It is recommended J. Keith Cartwright conduct the election of the Vice Board Chairman.

It was moved by ______, second by ______, that ___________ be nominated and elected as Vice Board Chairman for 2022.

Recommended Motion

Approval of ? as Vice Board Chairman for 2022,

5. STUDENT/STAFF PRESENTATIONS AND/OR RECOGNITION
5.A. Superintendent and Staff
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Amy Smith, Superintendent 
Present the "Remember Your Why" Award to Megan Rice, Bus Driver
Welcome Mr. Fred Carter, KASA Mentor
Superintendent Standards Update

SBDM Reports
HCCHS - Jon Wells
MNHHS - Adam Harris

 

6. STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES (DIALOGUE, NO ACTION)
6.A. School Calendar
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NO SCHOOL
January 17, 2022, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 18, 2022, Professional Development Day
February 21, 2022, President's Day

CENTRAL OFFICE CLOSED
January 17, 2022, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

7. COMMUNICATION
7.A. Public Comment
8. STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES (CONSENT-ACTION)
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It was moved by ______, second by ______, that the Board approve the consent items as listed.

Recommended Motion

Approval of the listed consent items

8.A. Approval of Minutes, Bills, and Salaries
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It is recommended the Board approve the minutes of December 13, 2021, board meeting and the bills and salaries for the month of January 2022.

8.B. Approval of Treasurer's Report
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It is recommended the Board approve the Treasurer's report for the month of December 2021.

Attachments
8.C. Approval of Leaves of Absence
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It is recommended the Board approve the following leaves of absence.

1.  Employee #6763, Teacher, JMMS, return from Family Medical Leave January 3, 2022.
2.  Employee #5750, Teacher, WBES, return from Family Medical Leave January 3, 2022.
3.  Employee #6886, Teacher, GES, return from Maternity Leave January 3, 2022.
4.  Employee #5523, Guidance Counselor, JSES, return from Family Medical Leave January 3, 2022.
5.  Employee #7619, Teacher, MNHHS, return from Maternity Leave January 3, 2022.
6.  Employee #6482, Custodian, BSMS, intermittent Family Medical Leave effective December 21, 2021,
     not to exceed sixty (60) days.
7.  Employee #6479, Computer Lab Technician, GES, Extended Disability Leave effective January 12,
     2022, not to exceed the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year.
8.  Employee #7562, Bus Monitor, Transportation, Extended Disability Leave effective January 6, 2022, not
     to exceed the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year.

8.D. Approval of Out of District/Overnight Trips
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It is recommended the Board approve the following out of district, overnight, or non-school sponsored events as requested by the principal of the school, subject to date rescheduling as necessary.

1.  HCCHS, Cheer, National Competition, Nashville, TN, February 10-14, 2022.  Travel by school bus to
     Nashville Airport. Fly to Florida.
2.  MNHHS, Winter Guard, Competition, Green Hill, TN.  Travel by School bus.
3.  WHS, Band, Honors Band Festival, Martin, TN, January 27-29, 2022. Travel by school vehicles.

8.E. Approval of Payment of Invoice(s)
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It is recommended the Board approve to pay the following invoice(s).

1.  LE Gregg Associates, $6,309.50, Engineer Service for new Hanson Elementary School, to be paid from
     BG20-129.

8.F. Approval of School Activity Fundraiser(s)
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It is recommended the Board approve the following activity fundraiser(s).

1.  GES, PTA, Valentines Sucker Grams, proceeds will be used for school needs provided by PTA. 
2.  HES, Lifetouch School Pictures, proceeds will benefit the students of HES.
3.  JSES, PTA, Nothing Bundt Cakes, proceeds will be used for field day supplies and shirts.
4.  JSES, PTA, Chicken Salad Chicks, proceeds will be used for table top umbrellas for outside classrooms.
5.  JSES, PTA, Campfire Roasters, proceeds will be used for PBIS Rewards.

8.G. Approval for Schools to Apply for Grants
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It is recommended the Board approve for schools to apply for the following grant(s).

1.  BSMS, KY Educator Wellness Space Student Design Challenge, $1,000, to be used for students to create a
     social emotional wellness room for staff members.
2.  PES, Explore Learning Frax Subscription, $1,300, to be used in the math program to enhance foundational
     understandings of fractions.
3.  PES Courtyard of Curiosity, Hillshire Farm Community Service Grant, to be used for the Courtyard of
     Curiosity Program.
4.  MNHHS, Farm and Ranch Family Assistance Grant, $5,000, to be used to host farmer appreciation event at
     the county fair.

8.H. Approval to Award Bid for Three (3) Surplus Stick Welders
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It is recommended the Board approve to award the bid for three (3) surplus 2017 Miller Thunderbolt SMAW 150 Amp Stick Welders to Jerry Russ for $300 each. 

 

Attachments
8.I. Approval to Accept the School Facilities Construction Commission (SFCC) Offer of Assistance
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It is recommended the Board approve the SFCC Office of Assistance of $43,437.00, to be used towards proposed construction or major renovation of facilities outlined in current approved facility plan. 

Attachments
8.J. Approval of the 2022-2023 Draft Budget
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It is recommended the Board approve the 2022-2023 Draft Budget as presented.

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8.K. Approval of One Emergency Reading for Public Participation in Open Meetings Policy 01.421
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It is recommended the Board hold one (1) emergency reading and approve (per Board Policy 01.5) the Public Participation in Open Meeting Policy 01.421.

Attachments
8.L. Approval to Request School Emergency Day Waiver for all Hopkins County Schools Due to Tornado Destruction
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It is recommended the Board approve to request a School Emergency Day Waiver for all Hopkins County Schools for the week of December 13-17, 2021, due to the tornado destruction that occurred on December 10, 2021.

Attachments
9. STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES (ACTION LIKELY)
9.A. Personnel
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The following personnel changes have been made by the Superintendent since December 13, 2021.

CERTIFIED EMPLOY
Kent Akin, Sub. Teacher, eff. 1-3-22
Hannah Bursztynski, Homebound/Home Hospital, eff. 1-3-22
Liam Coursey, Sub. Teacher, eff. 12-10-21
Sophe Coyer, Sub. Teacher, eff. 1-3-22
Holly Flowers, Homebound/Home Hospital, eff. 12-28-21
Jackie Perry, Sub. Teacher, eff. 1-3-22
Shelby Shadrick, Sub. Teacher, eff. 12-9-21
Marissa Strader, Sub. Teacher, eff. 1-3-22
Mallie Turnier, Sub. Teacher, eff. 1-3-22
Brittney Wells, PES, Interventionist Teacher, eff. 1-3-21
Kaitlyn Wortham, Sub. Teacher, eff. 1-3-22

CERTIFIED TRANSFER
Libbi Bullock, Sub. Teacher to Teacher, BSMS, eff. 1-3-22

CLASSIFIED EMPLOY
Dana Johnson, Sub. Cook/Baker, eff. 12-8-21
Laurie Stanley, Sub. Custodian, eff. 12-10-21

CLASSIFIED TRANSFER
Daniel Bradshaw, Bus Driver Trainee to Sub. Bus Driver, eff. 12-13-21
Samantha Curry, CIA I, BSMS to Interventionist Teacher, BSMS, eff. 1-3-22
Brooke Dunn, CIA I, WBES to Family Resource Youth Service Center Coord., WBES, eff. 1-3-22
Emily Hancock, Custodian, EES to Custodian, HCCHS, eff. 12-20-21
Alissa Oglesby, CIA I, WHS to Middle School Attendance Secretary, WHS, eff. 1-3-22

COACH EMPLOY

Phillip Lile, Volunteer Co-ed Archery Assistant Coach, MNHHS, eff. 12-8-21
Alyssa Smith, Head Cheer Coach, BSMS, eff. 12-7-21

9.B. Any Other Old/or New Business
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9.B.1. Second Reading and Approval of 2022-2023 Traditional and Variable School Calendars
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It is recommended the board conduct a second reading and approve the 2022-2023 Traditional and Variable School Calendars as presented.

Attachments
Recommended Motion

Approval of the 2022-2023 Traditional and Variable School Calendars as presented,

10. CLOSED SESSION PER KRS 61-810
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It was moved by ______, second by ______, that the Board move into CLOSED SESSION, according to KRS 61.815, which meets the requirements for holding CLOSED SESSION and the exceptions to Open Meetings, according to KRS 61.810, subsection (1)(f) discussions or hearings which might lead to the appointment, discipline, or dismissal of an individual employee, member, or student without restricting that employee's, member's, or student's right to a public hearing if requested. This exception shall not be interpreted to permit discussion of general personnel matters in secret.

Recommended Motion

Approval to enter into CLOSED SESSION per KRS 61.810, subsection (1)(f) Discussions or hearings which might lead to the appointment, discipline, or dismissal of an individual employee, member, or student without restricting that employee's, member's, or student's right to a public hearing if requested. This exception shall not be interpreted to permit discussion of general personnel matters in secret,

11. OPEN SESSION
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It was moved by ______, second by ______, that the Board return to OPEN SESSION.

Recommended Motion

Motion to return to OPEN SESSION,

12. BOARD CALENDAR
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Review Board Meeting Dates
Tuesday, February 22, 2022, HCBOE Board Meeting, Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 5:30 pm.
Monday, March 7, 2022, HCBOE Board Meeting, Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 5:30 pm.
Monday, March 21, 2022, HCBOE Board Meeting, Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 5:30 pm.
Monday, April 18, 2022, HCBOE Board Meeting, Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 5:30 pm.
Monday, May 2, 2022, HCBOE Board Meeting, Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 5:30 pm. 
Monday, May 16, 2022, HCBOE Board Meeting, Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 5:30 pm.
Monday, June 6, 2022, HCBOE Board Meeting,  Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 5:30 pm.
Monday, June 20, 2022, HCBOE Board Meeting,  Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 5:30 pm.

13. ADJOURNMENT
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It was moved by ______, second by ______, that the Board adjourn until the next scheduled meeting on February 22, 2022.

Recommended Motion

Motion to adjourn until the next scheduled meeting on February 22, 2022,