Agenda
TYPE: Regular Board Meeting
DATE: 4/20/2020 TIME: 6:30 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
5.0 ADD AGENDA ITEM
6.0 SPECIAL RECOGNITION
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 Any Employee Organization
10.1 Report from Any Employee Organization
Info
  Summary:
Board President will ask if there is a representative from any employee organization who wishes to speak.
 
B) Community Communications
10.2 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 Action
11.1 Adoption of Superintendent's Consent Items Action
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the adoption of Superintendent's consent items as listed.
 
A) Personnel
11.2 Personnel Items
Action
  Summary:
Personnel Items
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the personnel items as listed.
 
B) General Business
11.3 Insurance Renewal - General Liability/Auto/Property
Action
  Summary:
Insurance Renewal - General Liability/Auto/Property
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the renewal of insurance policies for the Northwest Local Schools effective July 1, 2020 with proposed premium changes as listed.
 
11.4 Bid Resolution for Summer Permanent Improvements 2020
Action
  Summary:
RESOLUTION: Northwest Local School District Board of Education, April 20, 2020

WHEREAS, the Northwest Local School District Board of Education wishes to advertise and receive bids for capital improvement projects at Colerain High School, White Oak Middle School, Houston Early Learning Center, Administrative Offices, Monfort Heights Elementary and Taylor Elementary and wishes to approve the specifications for the renovations.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED the Board of Education of the Northwest Local School District authorizes the Treasurer to advertise and receive bids on behalf of said Board as per drawings and specifications submitted by The Kleingers Group for the following: Concrete sidewalk replacement at Colerain High School; Concrete sidewalk replacement and asphalt repairs at White Oak Middle School; Concrete sidewalk repairs at Houston Early Learning Center; Storm drain repair at Administrative Offices; Asphalt repairs on the playground at Monfort Heights Elementary; and a new sidewalk to Taylor Elementary.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the Bid Resolution for Summer Permanent Improvements 2020 as listed.
 
11.5 Vendor Contracts
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.
 
C) Curriculum and Instruction
11.6 2020-21 Field Trip Handbook
Action
  Summary:
The Curriculum Department is presenting the 2020-21 Field Trip Handbook for approval. This handbook was presented for information at the March meeting.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the 2020-21 Field Trip Handbook as listed.
 
D) Student Services
E) Miscellaneous
11.7 Neola Board Policy Revisions
Action
  Summary:
Neola Board Policy Revisions

14 revised and 1 new policy
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the Neola Board Policy revisions as listed.
 
11.8 Resolution for the Continued Operation of Schools During the Pendency of Exectutive Order 2020-01D, The Ohio Department of Health Director's Order Regarding the Closure of All District K-12 Schools in the State of Ohio and the Passage of Amended Substitute H.B. 197 Signed by Governor DeWine on March 27, 2020
Action
  Summary:
Resolution regarding the continued operation of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education to approve the Continued Operation of Schools resolution as listed.
 
12.0 APPROVAL OF FISCAL CONSENT ITEMS Action
12.1 Adoption of Fiscal Consent Items Action
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education approve the adoption of fiscal consent items as listed.
 
12.2 Minutes - Regular Meeting - March 16, 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.
 
12.3 Financial Reports of the Treasurer - February 2020 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.
 
12.4 Financial Reports of the Treasurer - March 2020 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.
 
13.0 ITEMS PULL FROM CONSENT ITEMS
14.0 ITEMS FOR INFORMATION AND OR DISCUSSION
A) Fiscal
14.1 District Handbook (Student Activities)
Info
  Summary:
District Handbook (Student Activities) for fiscal year 2021
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The updated book is presented for information purposes.
 
B) General Business
C) Personnel
14.2 Job Descriptions
Info
 
Attachments:
 
D) Curriculum and Instruction
14.3 2020-21 NWLSD Grading and Reporting Handbook
Info
  Summary:
The Curriculum Department is providing the NWLSD Grading and Reporting Handbook 2020-21 for the Board of Education for information only. This handbook is designed to be a guide for our teachers and building administrators. Communication for families related to grading and reporting is included in the student handbook produced by Student Services.
 
 
Attachments:
 
E) Student Services
F) Miscellaneous
15.0 SUPERINTENDENT'S UPDATE
15.1 Superintendent's Update Info
  Summary:
Todd Bowling will give a district update.
 
16.0 OTHER BOARD ITEMS
16.1 Board Members' Comments Info
  Summary:
Board President asks Board Members for their comments.
 
17.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
18.0 ADJOURNMENT
18.1 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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