Agenda
TYPE: Regular Board Meeting
DATE: 5/4/2020 TIME: 6:30 PM
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LOCATION: AO Board Room
DETAILS: Virtual Meeting
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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 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
11.4 2020-21 K-12 Grading and Reporting Handbook
Action
  Summary:
The Curriculum Department is providing the NWLSD Grading and Reporting Handbook 2020-21 for the Board of Education for approval. It was presented at the April meeting for information. This handbook is designed to be a guide for our teachers and building administrators. Communication for families related to grading and reporting can be found in the Student Handbook produced by Student Services.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approve the 2020-21 K-12 Grading and Reporting Handbook as listed.
 
D) Student Services
E) Miscellaneous
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 - April 20, 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 District Handbook (Student Activities) for FY21 Action
  Summary:
District Handbook (Student Activities) for FY21
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board approve the Student Activities Handbook as presented.
 
12.4 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.
 
12.5 Resolution Accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined by the Budget Commission & Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies and Certifying them to the County Auditor. Action
  Summary:
WHERE AS, This Northwest Local School District Board of Education in accordance with the provisions of the law has adopted a Tax Budget for the next succeeding fiscal year commencing July 1, 2020; and

WHERE AS, The Budget Commission of Hamilton County, Ohio, has certified its action thereon to this Board together with an estimate by the County Auditor of the rate of each tax necessary to be levied by this Board and what part thereof is without, and what part within the ten-mill limitation; therefore it be

RESOLVED, by the Board of Education of the Northwest Local School District, Hamilton County, Ohio, that the amounts and rates, as determined by the Budget Commission in its certification, be and the same are hereby accepted; and be it further

RESOLVED, that there be and is hereby levied on the tax duplicate of the Northwest Board of Education the rate of each tax necessary to be levied within and without the ten-mill limitation as follows:

Acceptance of Tax Rates (Attachment)

And be it further

RESOLVED, that the Treasurer, Amy M. Wells, of this Board of Education be, and is hereby directed to certify a copy of this resolution to the County Auditor of Hamilton County.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education accept the Resolution Accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined by the Budget Commission & Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies and Certifying them to the County Auditor as listed.
 
12.6 Accept the Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources Action
  Summary:
Accept the Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources for $196,248,281.84, as approved by the Hamilton County Budget Commission.
 
 
Attachments:
 
  Recommendation:
The Treasurer recommends the Board of Education accept the Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources as listed.
 
13.0 ITEMS PULL FROM CONSENT ITEMS
14.0 ITEMS FOR INFORMATION AND OR DISCUSSION
A) Fiscal
B) General Business
C) Personnel
D) Curriculum and Instruction
E) Student Services
14.1 Student Support Guidelines and Code of Conduct 20/21
Info
  Summary:
Student Support Guidelines and Code of Conduct 20/21 is being presented for information. This item will be brought back for approval at our next Board of Education meeting. Feel free to contact Dustin Gehring with any questions.
 
 
Attachments:
 
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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