School Board Meeting Procedure for Public Comment

School Board Agendas

905, 2022

12 May 2022 Reorganization and Regular Board Meeting

May 9th, 2022|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REORGANIZATION & REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
12 May 2022, 7:00 a.m.

AGENDA
Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.

I. Call to order
II. Minutes of 14 April 2022
III. Results of Trustee Election
IV. Oath of Office for Newly Elected Trustees.
V. Recognition to Outgoing Trustees
VI. Adjourn Meeting
VII. Call to Order
VIII. Reorganization of the Board of Trustees
A. Nomination and Election of Board Chair
B. Nomination and Election of Vice-Chair
C. Appointment and Oath of Office of District Clerk
D. Discussion of procedures and expectations for the coming year
IX. Public Participation / Correspondence
X. Information
A. ESSA School Report Card 2020-21
B. MTSBA Annual Meeting
C. Hiring Committee
XI. Reports:
A. Clerk
B. Principal
C. Staff
XII. Policies – Consideration of Action:
A. MTSBA Policy Updates per 3/18/22 Notice – 2nd Read: 3612, 3612F, 3612P
B. MTSBA Policy Updates per 3/18/22 Notice – 1st Read: 5223, 5314, 5450, 5450F, 5450P, 8300
XIII. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Preschool Program Interlocal Agreement with Flathead Special Education Cooperative
B. STAR Communication Program Interlocal Agreement with Flathead Special Education Cooperative
C. Global Archives Quote / Records Management and Storage
D. Resolution Requesting County to Run Election 2023
E. Safe Return to School and Continuity of Services Plan
F. Montana Small Schools Alliance (MSSA) Programs Agreement
G. Gym & School Grounds Use Requests
XIV. Claims Approval
XV. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 9 June 2022, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. August 2022, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
XVI. Board Work Session – Training and Discussion for Board Professional Development
A. MTSBA’s Upcoming Trainings
XVII. Adjourn

Citizens may comment on items appearing on the agenda when invited to participate during that agenda item by the Board Chair. Citizens may comment on items related to School District business not appearing on this agenda during the public comment portion of the meeting as noted in the public comment form.

Information about this agenda, including the Board packet and supplemental documents, is available at the School District office. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

The Board Chair is authorized to adjust the order of agenda items to accommodate scheduling needs of interested parties.

205, 2022

4 May 2022 Hiring Committee

May 2nd, 2022|

Creston School District #9
HIRING COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA
May 4, 2022
4:00pm – Library

I. HIRING COMMITTEE
a. Interviews for 1.0 FTE Teacher for the 2022/2023 School Year

1104, 2022

14 April 2022 Regular Board Meeting

April 11th, 2022|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
14 April 2022, 7:00 a.m.

AGENDA
Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.

I. Call to order
II. Minutes of 10 March 2022 and 15 March 2022
III. Public Participation / Correspondence
IV. Information
A. Audit Engagement Letter
B. Teacher Resignations
V. Reports:
A. Clerk
B. Principal
C. Staff
VI. Policies – Consideration of Action:
A. MTSBA Policy Updates per 3/18/22 Notice – Required: 1520, 2161P, 2168, 2170, 2312, 2510, 3121, 3310, 3413F1, 3413F2, 3416, 5228P, 5321
B. MTSBA Policy Updates per 3/18/22 Notice – Recommended: 3612, 3612F, 3612P
VII. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Principal Search & Hiring Process
1. Principal Contract 2022/2023
B. Teacher Contract Renewals 2022/2023 including Renewal or Non-Renewal of Non-Tenured Teachers
C. Levy & Trustee Election Cancellation
D. Safe Return to School and Continuity of Services Plan
E. Hiring committee formation
F. Substitute List
G. Transportation Contracts
H. Before School Care Contracts
I. Out of District Requests
J. Gym & School Grounds Use Requests
K. Executive Session Minutes – includes Executive Session for:
1. March 15, 2022, Executive Session Minutes
2. April 14, 2022, Executive Session Minutes
VIII. Claims Approval
IX. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 12 May 2022, 7:00 am Reorganization & Regular Meeting
B. 9 June 2022, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
X. Board Work Session – Training and Discussion for Board Professional Development
A. School Funding
XI. Adjourn

Citizens may comment on items appearing on the agenda when invited to participate during that agenda item by the Board Chair. Citizens may comment on items related to School District business not appearing on this agenda during the public comment portion of the meeting as noted in the public comment form.

Information about this agenda, including the Board packet and supplemental documents, is available at the School District office. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

The Board Chair is authorized to adjust the order of agenda items to accommodate scheduling needs of interested parties.

1103, 2022

15 March 2022 Principal Interview

March 11th, 2022|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
PRINCIPAL INTERVIEW
15 March 2022, 6:00 p.m.

AGENDA
Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.

I. Call to order
II. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Safe Return to School and Continuity of Services Plan
B. Principal Interview including an executive session.
III. Adjourn

Citizens may comment on items appearing on the agenda when invited to participate during that agenda item by the Board Chair. Citizens may comment on items related to School District business not appearing on this agenda during the public comment portion of the meeting as noted in the public comment form.

Information about this agenda, including the Board packet and supplemental documents, is available at the School District office. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

The Board Chair is authorized to adjust the order of agenda items to accommodate scheduling needs of interested parties.

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Creston Elementary School District
Principal Search

The Board of Trustees for the Creston Elementary School District is pleased to announce the following finalist for the position of District Principal.

Rachel Stevens has been a teacher for 19 years, with the last 16 years at the Somers School District as a 5th and 6th grade math teacher and as a math intervention specialist. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Wisconsin -Eau Claire, post graduate coursework in education and a Master’s Degree in Education – Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix.

The Board will interview Ms. Stevens on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at 6 pm in the gym. Members of the public are welcome to observe the interview and to offer comment to the Board before it makes any decisions.

Itinerary
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Ms. Stevens meets with school staff – 3rd grade classroom

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.*
Community Meet and Greet. Come meet Ms. Stevens before the Board interviews – gym

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.*
Board Interview – gym

Following the interview, the Board will take public comment and then convene in executive session to hear background check information. The Board will reconvene in open session for possible action.

* Parents please note that child/student supervision is not available, please make necessary arrangements ahead of time.

703, 2022

10 March 2022 Regular Board Meeting

March 7th, 2022|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
10 March 2022, 7:00 a.m.

AGENDA
Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.

I. Call to order
II. Minutes of 10 February 2022, 1 March 2022, 8 March 2022
III. Public Participation / Correspondence
IV. Information
A. Speed Sign Project
B. Lifting of mask mandate on buses or vans
V. Reports:
A. Clerk
B. Principal
C. Staff
VI. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Principal Search & Hiring Process – with Kaleva Law
B. Trustee Resolution – Notice of Intent to Increase/Decrease Non-Voted Levies – Estimating changes in revenues/mills from tuition, building reserve, transportation, and bus depreciation levies for 2022-2023
1. Preliminary General Fund Budget Fiscal Year 2022/2023
2. OPI Pre-Session Budget Data Sheet
C. Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations with Creston Education Association
D. Extra-Duty Teaching Contract for 2022 Summer Program
E. Advertise a 1.0 FTE Teacher Position for the 2022/2023 School Year
F. Property Disposal Resolution
G. 2022 – 2023 School Calendar
H. Student Handbook 2022/2023
I. Safe Return to School and Continuity of Services Plan Review
J. Substitute List
K. Transportation Contracts
L. Before School Care Contracts
M. Out of District Requests
N. Gym & School Grounds Use Requests
O. District Clerk Personnel Evaluation – Executive Session
VII. Claims Approval
VIII. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 14 April 2022, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. 12 May 2022, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
IX. Adjourn

Citizens may comment on items appearing on the agenda when invited to participate during that agenda item by the Board Chair. Citizens may comment on items related to School District business not appearing on this agenda during the public comment portion of the meeting as noted in the public comment form.

Information about this agenda, including the Board packet and supplemental documents, is available at the School District office. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

The Board Chair is authorized to adjust the order of agenda items to accommodate scheduling needs of interested parties.

503, 2022

8 March 2022 Special Board Meeting

March 5th, 2022|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
8 March 2022, 7:00 a.m.

AGENDA
Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.

I. Call to order
II. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Safe Return to School and Continuity of Services Plan
B. Principal Applicant Screening – Executive Session
III. Adjourn

Citizens may comment on items appearing on the agenda when invited to participate during that agenda item by the Board Chair. Citizens may comment on items related to School District business not appearing on this agenda during the public comment portion of the meeting as noted in the public comment form.

Information about this agenda, including the Board packet and supplemental documents, is available at the School District office. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

The Board Chair is authorized to adjust the order of agenda items to accommodate scheduling needs of interested parties.