School Board Agendas

604, 2020

9 April 2020 Agenda – Regular Meeting

April 6th, 2020|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
9 April 2020, 7:00 a.m.
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AGENDA
Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.

Due to COVID-19 public health concerns and the resulting Governor’s emergency declaration 3/29/2020 Stay-At-Home Order, and social distancing restrictions, the public is prohibited from physically attending the meeting. As a result, the meeting will be conducted by electronic means. Members of the public will be able to observe and participate in the meeting by electronic means. A Zoom Meeting is being hosted. To join please use the information provided above.

I. Call to order
II. Minutes of 12 March 2020, 18 March 2020, 27 March 2020
III. Public Participation / Correspondence
IV. Information Item:
A. CARES Act
V. Reports:
A. Clerk
B. Principal
C. Staff
VI. Policies:
A. 3235 – Video Surveillance – 2nd reading
B. 4301 – Visitors to School – 2nd reading
VII. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Teacher Negotiations/Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
B. MSSA Letter of Agreement for MSSA Programs 2020-21
C. Hiring for a 1.0 Teacher for 2020/2021 (a one-year contract for Hess-Headlee leave)
D. Trustee Election Cancellation by Acclamation
E. Classified Hourly Staff Temporary Working Arrangements
F. Student Handbook for 2020-2021
G. MSGIA WC Program membership Plan – One- or Two-Year Plan
H. Bus Purchase Offers
I. Substitute Teachers List
J. Transportation Contract(s)
K. Before School Care Contract(s)
L. Out of District Request(s)
M. Gym & School Grounds Use Request(s)
VIII. Claims – April 2020
IX. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 14 May 2020, 7:00 am Reorganization and Regular Meeting
B. 11 June 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
X. Executive Session for Principal Personnel Evaluation and consideration of closed session minutes
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.

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

School Board Meeting Procedure

Notice Regarding Public Comment

Montana law requires school districts to include on the agenda for public meetings an item allowing public comments on any public matter not otherwise specifically listed on the agenda. As has also been the practice of the District, and in accordance with Montana law, if any member desires to speak to an item that is specifically listed on the agenda, you will be allowed to do so when the item comes up for discussion and action. The public comment portion of the agenda is not the time designated to hear items that are listed on the agenda.

If you wish to address the Board during the “public comment” portion of the meeting, please fill out the Public Participation Form at the bottom of this page. The Board Chairman will call individuals to speak. The Board would like to remind everyone in attendance that to avoid violations of individual rights of privacy, a member of the public wishing to address the Board during this time will not be allowed to make comments about any student, staff member, or member of the public while speaking. Individual comments will be limited to two (2) minutes.

By law the District cannot take any action on any matter discussed during the “public comment” portion of the meeting, until such time as the matter is noticed on the agenda, and the public has been allowed the opportunity to comment.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORM

Name (Please Print)____________________________________________________

General Topic________________________________________________________

2503, 2020

27 March 2020 Special Board Meeting

March 25th, 2020|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
27 March 2020, 1:00 p.m. AT THE SCHOOL

AGENDA

Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.

I. Call to order

II. Public Participation / Correspondence

III. Policies:
A. 3650 – Pupil Online Personal Information Protection
B. 1900 – Temporary COVID-19 Policies
C. 1901 – Use of Transportation Funds

IV. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Board consideration of current circumstances related to COVID-19 to include an extension of school closure and a Plan of Action.
B. Memorandum of Agreement with Creston Education Association (CEA) Regarding Working Conditions
C. Memorandum of Agreement with Creston Education Association (CEA) Regarding The Families First Coronavirus Response Act
D. Sale of Bus – Offer to Purchase

V. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 9 April 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. 14 May 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting

VI. 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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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

School Board Meeting Procedure

Notice Regarding Public Comment

Montana law requires school districts to include on the agenda for public meetings an item allowing public comments on any public matter not otherwise specifically listed on the agenda. As has also been the practice of the District, and in accordance with Montana law, if any member desires to speak to an item that is specifically listed on the agenda, you will be allowed to do so when the item comes up for discussion and action. The public comment portion of the agenda is not the time designated to hear items that are listed on the agenda.

If you wish to address the Board during the “public comment” portion of the meeting, please fill out the Public Participation Form at the bottom of this page. The Board Chairman will call individuals to speak. The Board would like to remind everyone in attendance that to avoid violations of individual rights of privacy, a member of the public wishing to address the Board during this time will not be allowed to make comments about any student, staff member, or member of the public while speaking. Individual comments will be limited to two (2) minutes.

By law the District cannot take any action on any matter discussed during the “public comment” portion of the meeting, until such time as the matter is noticed on the agenda, and the public has been allowed the opportunity to comment.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORM

Name (Please Print)____________________________________________________

General Topic________________________________________________________

1803, 2020

18 March 2020 Emergency Board Meeting Agenda

March 18th, 2020|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
EMERGENCY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
18 March 2020, 5:30 p.m. AT THE SCHOOL
AGENDA
Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.
I. Call to order
II. Public Participation / Correspondence
III. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Board consideration of current circumstances related to COVID-19 for possible declaration of unforeseen emergency pursuant to 20-9-801 through 20-9-806, MCA. Also, possible declaration determining proficiency of students and providing offsite instruction.

Note: 20-3-322(3) provides: (3) Special meetings of the trustees may be called by the presiding officer or any two members of the trustees by giving each member a 48-hour written notice of the meeting, except that the 48-hour notice is waived in an unforeseen emergency.

Note: 2-2-302 provides: Meeting defined. As used in this part, “meeting” means the convening of a quorum of the constituent membership of a public agency or association described in 2-3-203, whether corporal or by means of electronic equipment, to hear, discuss, or act upon a matter over which the agency has supervision, control, jurisdiction, or advisory power.

IV. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 14 May 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. 11 June 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting

V. 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.

903, 2020

12 March 2020 Agenda – Regular School Board Meeting

March 9th, 2020|

CRESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
12 March 2020, 7:00 a.m. AT THE SCHOOL
AGENDA

Meetings are open to the public; guests are welcome.

I. Call to order
II. Minutes of 13 February 2020
III. Public Participation / Correspondence
IV. Information Item:
A. Candidates for Trustee Election may file a Declaration of Intent and Oath of Candidacy between Thursday, December 12, 2019 and Thursday, March 26, 2020.
B. Status of Bus Sale
C. Budget Amendment Resolution – Letter from OPI
V. Reports:
A. Clerk
B. Principal
C. Staff
VI. Policies:
A. 1000SG (Strategic Planning Series) – information only
B. 3235 – Video Surveillance
C. 4301 – Visitors to School
VII. Consideration of Action Items:
A. Preliminary Budget Fiscal Year 2020-2021
B. Trustee Resolution SB 307 – Estimating changes in revenues/mills from tuition, building reserve, transportation and bus depreciation levies for 2020-2021
C. Teacher Negotiations/CBA
D. Hiring for Long-Term Substitute for 6th Grade – Employment Contract(s)
E. Hiring for a 1.0 Teacher for 2020/2021 (a one-year contract for Hess-Headlee leave)
F. Substitute Bus Driver Services
G. Student Handbook for 2020-2021
H. Equipment/Property Disposal Resolution
I. Substitute Teachers List
J. Transportation Contract(s)
K. Before School Care Contract(s)
L. Out of District Request(s)
M. Gym & School Grounds Use Request(s)
VIII. Claims – February 20, 2020 & March 2020
IX. Next Meeting Dates:
A. 9 April 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
B. 14 May 2020, 7:00 am Regular Meeting
X. Executive Session for Clerk Personnel Evaluation and consideration of closed session minutes
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. 

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This series being provided for informational purposes only.

1000SG SERIES
STRATEGIC GOVERNANCE

1000SG Overview of Strategic Governance Model
1000SG -P 12 Month Board Meeting Alignment Chart
1001SG Vision of High Expectations
1001SG -P Vision of High Expectations
1002SG Beliefs and Values
1002SG -P Beliefs and Values
1003SG Accountability
1003SG -P Accountability
1004SG Collaborative Relationships
1004SG -P Collaborative Relationships
1005SG Data to Drive Continuous Improvement
1005SG -P Data to Drive Continuous Improvement
1006SG Aligning and Sustaining Resources
1006SG -P Aligning and Sustaining Resources
1007SG United Governance Team
1007SG -P United Governance Team
1008SG Team Development and Training
1008SG -P Team Development and Training
1009SG Innovation
1010SG Board Self-Assessment
1010SG -F1 Board Meeting Assessment Form
1010SG -F2 School Board Annual Self-Assessment Form
1010SG -F3 SMaC Recipe Board of Trustees Exercise

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

School Board Meeting Procedure

Notice Regarding Public Comment

Montana law requires school districts to include on the agenda for public meetings an item allowing public comments on any public matter not otherwise specifically listed on the agenda. As has also been the practice of the District, and in accordance with Montana law, if any member desires to speak to an item that is specifically listed on the agenda, you will be allowed to do so when the item comes up for discussion and action. The public comment portion of the agenda is not the time designated to hear items that are listed on the agenda.

If you wish to address the Board during the “public comment” portion of the meeting, please fill out the Public Participation Form at the bottom of this page. The Board Chairman will call individuals to speak. The Board would like to remind everyone in attendance that to avoid violations of individual rights of privacy, a member of the public wishing to address the Board during this time will not be allowed to make comments about any student, staff member, or member of the public while speaking. Individual comments will be limited to two (2) minutes.

By law the District cannot take any action on any matter discussed during the “public comment” portion of the meeting, until such time as the matter is noticed on the agenda, and the public has been allowed the opportunity to comment.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORM

Name (Please Print)____________________________________________________

General Topic________________________________________________________

2402, 2020

9 March 2020 – Hiring Committee Meeting

February 24th, 2020|

Creston School District #9

HIRING COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA

March 9, 2020

3:30 pm – Library

I. HIRING COMMITTEE

a. Conduct Interviews for a 1.0 FTE Teacher Position for 2020/2021

2402, 2020

3 March 2020 – Hiring Committee

February 24th, 2020|

Creston School District #9

HIRING COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA

March 3, 2020

3:30 pm – Library

I. HIRING COMMITTEE

a. Review Applications for a 1.0 FTE Teacher Position for 2020/2021