Agenda
TYPE: Regular Board Meeting
DATE: 2/10/2020 TIME: 4:30 PM
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LOCATION: AO Board Room
DETAILS:
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1.0 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
1.1 Pledge of Allegiance Info
  Summary:
Request all to rise for the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
2.0 ROLL CALL
2.1 Call of the Roll Info
  Summary:
Call of the Roll
 
  Recommendation:
Board President calls the roll.
 
3.0 TREASURER PRO TEMPORE
4.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
4.1 Executive Session Action
  Summary:
The Board will approve a motion to move into executive session to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, or compensation of a public employee/official, or the investigation of charges or complaints against a public employee/official.
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the motion to move into executive session as listed.
 
4.2 Return from Executive Session Info
  Summary:
The Board will return from executive session.
 
5.0 ADD AGENDA ITEM
6.0 SPECIAL RECOGNITION
6.1 2020 C3 Outstanding Educator Award Nominees Info
  Summary:
Northwest Local School District would like to recognize the following teachers: Jayne Sayers (HELC), Victoria Case (PRE), Susan Houchen (WOMS), and Shawn Gilliand (NWHS). These teachers have been nominated for the C3 Outstanding Educator Award. The C3 award recognizes Greater Cincinnati teachers who demonstrate excellence in education through their strong knowledge of content and their use of innovative teaching methods that enable all students to learn. Recipients also must collaborate well with colleagues, serve in leadership roles, and be actively involved in the community. Through the combined efforts of the University of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University, Mount St. Joseph University, and the Cincinnatus Association, award winners will be presented with a $500 cash prize and an award plaque noting their achievements. All winners, and those who have nominated them, will be honored at a banquet in February.
 
7.0 SPECIAL PRESENTATION
8.0 COMMITTEE REPORTS AND UPDATES
A) Legislative Update
8.1 Legislative Update by Board Representative
Info
  Summary:
Legislative update
 
B) Student Achievement Liaison Report
C) Butler Tech Update
8.2 Butler Technology Update by Board Representative
Info
  Summary:
Butler Technology update
 
9.0 SPECIAL REPORTS
10.0 PUBLIC PRESENTATION
A) Report from Employee Organizations
10.1 Certificated/Licensed Employees
Info
  Summary:
Board President will ask if there is a representative from the Certificated/Licensed employee organization who wishes to speak.
 
10.2 Classified Employees
Info
  Summary:
Board President will ask if there is a representative from the Classified employee organization who wishes to speak.
 
B) Report from School Related Organizations
10.3 Report from School Related Organizations
Info
  Summary:
Board President will ask if there is a representative from a School Related organization who wishes to speak.
 
C) Community Communications
10.4 Community Comments
Info
  Summary:
Board President acknowledges audience members who completed a "Request to Address the Board" card.
 
11.0 APPROVAL OF SUPERINTENDENT'S CONSENT ITEMS
A) Certificated/Licensed Personnel
11.1 Certified Retirements and Resignations
Action
  Summary:
Certified Retirements and Resignations
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the certified retirements and resignations as listed.
 
B) Classified Personnel
11.2 Classified Retirements and Resignations
Action
  Summary:
Classified Retirements and Resignations
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the classified retirements and resignations as listed.
 
12.0 ITEMS PULL FROM CONSENT ITEMS
13.0 APPROVAL OF FISCAL ITEMS
13.1 Minutes - Organizational Meeting - January 8, 2020 Action
  Summary:
Minutes
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education to dispense with the reading of and approve the minutes as listed.
 
13.2 Minutes - Tax Budget Hearing - January 8, 2020 Action
  Summary:
Minutes
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education to dispense with the reading of and approve the minutes as listed.
 
13.3 Minutes - Regular Meeting - January 8, 2020 Action
  Summary:
Minutes
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education to dispense with the reading of and approve the minutes as listed.
 
13.4 Minutes - Work Session Retreat Meeting - January 22, 2020 Action
  Summary:
Minutes
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education to dispense with the reading of and approve the minutes as listed.
 
13.5 Financial Reports of the Treasurer - December 2019 Info/Action
  Summary:
In accordance with Section 3313.29 of the Revised Code of the State of Ohio, record needs to be made that the Treasurer submitted a financial statement of receipts, expenditures, balances and investments in the regular funds of the Board of Education for the period of the fiscal year 2020.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education approve the financial reports as listed.
 
13.6 Then & Now Certificates Over $3000 Action
  Summary:
Ohio Revised Code Section 5705.41(D) states in part that no subdivision shall make any contract or give any order involving the expenditure of money unless there is attached thereto a certificate by the Treasurer. Then and Now Certificates by the Treasurer issued over $3,000 must be authorized by the Board of Education.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education authorize the payment(s) over $3000 requiring a Then and Now Certificate as listed.
 
13.7 Accept, Approve Fund and/or Appropriate Grant Action
  Summary:
Accept, Approve Fund and/or Appropriate Grant:

4679001 School Safety Grant FY20 - $38,602.09
0199007 3D Printer Grant - SE $450.00
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education Accept, Approve Fund and/or Appropriate Grant as listed.
 
14.0 APPROVAL OF OTHER ITEMS
A) General Business
14.1 Donations to Northwest Local School District
Info/Action
  Summary:
Meijer, Inc. is donating 14 - $25 gift cards totaling $350 to Colerain Elementary for classroom supplies.
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education accept the donation to Northwest Local School District as listed.
 
14.2 Vendor Contracts
Info/Action
  Summary:
In compliance with ORC 3313.33; attached is a list of vendor contracts requiring Board approval.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent and Treasurer recommend the Board of Education approve the vendor contracts as listed.
 
B) Certificated/Licensed Personnel
14.3 Certificated/Licensed Personnel Items
Action
  Summary:
Certificated/Licensed Personnel Items
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the certificated/licensed personnel items as listed.
 
C) Classified Personnel
14.4 Classified Personnel Items
Action
  Summary:
Classified Personnel Items
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the classified personnel items as listed.
 
D) Curriculum and Instruction
14.5 2020-21 Program of Studies (High School)
Action
  Summary:
Attached please find the high school program of study for the 2020-21 school year. This item was presented for information at the January meeting and is now being presented for board approval.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the 2020-21 High School Program of Studies as listed.
 
14.6 2020-21 Credit Flexibility Handbook (High School)
Action
  Summary:
The 2020-21 Credit Flexibility Handbook was presented for information at the January Board of Education meeting and is now being presented for Board approval.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the 2020-21 Credit Flexibility Handbook as listed.
 
14.7 2020-21 New High School Courses
Action
  Summary:
The following high school courses were presented for information at the January meeting and are now being presented to the Board of Education for approval: American Sign Language 4
Mathematics Modeling and Reasoning
Applied Algebra 2
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the 2020-21 high school courses as listed.
 
E) Student Services
14.8 School Year 2020/2021 Calendar
Action
  Summary:
The School Year 2020/2021 Calendar was presented for information at the last Board of Education meeting and is now being presented for approval.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the calendar as listed.
 
F) Miscellaneous
15.0 ITEMS PULL FROM OTHER ITEMS
16.0 ITEMS FOR INFORMATION AND OR DISCUSSION
A) Fiscal
B) General Business
16.1 FY21 Summer Permanent Improvement Projects
Info
  Summary:
Attached is a list of proposed summer permanent improvement projects for information only.
 
 
Attachments:
 
C) Certificated/Licensed Personnel
D) Classified Personnel
E) Curriculum and Instruction
F) Student Services
16.2 Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying First Semester 19/20 Summary
Info
  Summary:
Dustin Gehring will present the first semester Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying summary for School Year 2019/2020.
 
 
Attachments:
 
G) Miscellaneous
17.0 SUPERINTENDENT'S UPDATE
17.1 Superintendent's Update Info
  Summary:
Todd Bowling will give a district update.
 
18.0 COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS
18.1 Community Comments and Questions Info
  Summary:
Board President asks audience if they have any comments or questions about the items on this meeting's agenda.
 
19.0 OTHER BOARD ITEMS
19.1 Board Members' Comments Info
  Summary:
Board President asks Board Members for their comments.
 
20.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
21.0 ADJOURNMENT
21.1 Board President Calls for Adjournment Action
  Summary:
Board President calls for adjournment.
 
  Recommendation:
The Board President asks for a motion and second for adjournment.
 
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