December 3, 2020 Regular Meeting

BUNCOMBE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
                  4:00 p.m. – Call to Order – Beaucatcher Room 
              (Dinner / Work Session Updates / Closed Session)
                            Thursday, December 3, 2020
                        5:30 p.m. – Minitorium
              Broadcast live on BCS Communications YouTube Account

                           AGENDA

SWEARING IN OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS – Honorable Judge Calvin Hill

CALL TO ORDER 
 
VIRTUAL PRESENTATION OF COLORS / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / OWEN HIGH SCHOOL JROTC - Instructed by SFC Jeffrey Garland, United States Army (retired)
 
MOMENT OF SILENCE

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

SUPERINTENDENT'S COMMENTS

GOOD NEWS
•  Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award – Janet Spletzer, Retired BCS Occupational Therapist  
•  Recognition of North Carolina School Board Association President – Amy Churchill, Roberson District Representative

ACTION AGENDA
•  2020-2021 Budget Amendment #2
•  School Improvement Plans
•  Estes Elementary School Three-Classroom Addition Project: Authorize Design Team and CMAR to Proceed
•  Haw Creek Elementary School Additions & Renovations Phase 1: Procurement of Furnishings
•  North Buncombe Middle School: Use of Capital Outlay Athletic Allotment
•  Consideration of Buncombe County Schools’ “Return to Learn” Plans

CONSENT AGENDA
•  Minutes: November 5, 2020 – Regular Meeting
•  Personnel Report 
•  Facsimile Signature Stamp for Board Chair
•  Advisory Council Request to Add a Member
•  POLICIES FOR SECOND READING
   Policy 1320/3560 Title I Parent and Family Engagement
   Policy 2120 Code of Ethics for School Board Members
   Policy 2121 Board Member Conflict of Interest
   Policy 2400 Board Policies
   Policy 3460 Graduation Requirements
   Policy 4202/5029/7272 Service Animals
   Policy 4318 Use of Wireless Communication Devices
   Policy 6550 Vandalism
   Policy 7250/5026 Smoking and Tobacco Products
   Policy 8341 Limited Claim Settlement
•  POLICIES TO BE RESCINDED
   Policy 531 Smoking and Tobacco Products
   Policy 590 Damage Claims, Theft and Vandalism 
     
INFORMATION AGENDA
•  Finance Reports
•  Notification of Informal Construction and Repair Contracts and Change Orders
•  POLICIES FOR FIRST READING
   Policy 1510/4200/7270 School Safety
   Policy 1725/4035/7236 Title IX Sexual Harassment – Prohibited Conduct and Reporting Process
   Policy 1726/4036/7237 Title IX Sexual Harassment
   Policy 3102 Online Instruction
   Policy 5020 Visitors to Schools
   Policy 5030 Community Use of Facilities
   Policy 6305 Safety and Student Transportation Services
   Policy 7220/1750 Grievance Procedure for Employees
   Policy 7240 Drug Free and Alcohol Free Workplace
   Policy 7310/4040 Staff Student Relations
   Policy 7900 Resignation

ANNOUNCEMENTS / FUTURE MEETINGS
•  The next Board of Education Regular Meeting will be held on January 14, 2021, with Work Session Updates, Dinner
    and Closed Session beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Beaucatcher Conference Room and the Open Session beginning
    at 5:30 p.m. in the Minitorium at 175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC 28806.

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