Boyd County Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
November 28, 2011 7:00PM
1226 Summit Road
Ashland, KY 41102

1.      Call Meeting to Order

2.      Pledge to the United States Flag

3.   Reading of the Board Goals

"All students will be active self-motivated life-long learners."

"All students will graduate and demonstrate the skills and the knowledge to support productive citizenship."



4. Adoption of the Agenda


5. Student/Staff Presentations/Recognitions

Ponderosa Mutt-i-gree Dance Team will perform

Boyd County High School FFA Placed 1st in State in Horticulture Exhibits

BCHS 10th grade student Trevor Stroud has been accepted into the School of Automotive Machinist in Houston, Texas

BCMS 8th grade Avery Webb won 1st place "Red Ribbon Drug Awareness" Billboard Contest

Boyd County School District receives Certificate of Achievement for Cyber-Survivor during Kentucky Safe Schools Week Conference


6. Request to Address Board Chair

7. Dialogue

New BCHS Architecture/Construction Management Update (T. Curry and K. Cheek)

Technology (Vickie Elswick, Sam Williams and Karen Curnutte)

Advance Placement Scores and Programs (R. Salisbury)

Comprehensive District Improvement Plan (CDIP Committee)


8. Reports/Communications


1. Safe Schools Report


2. Transportation Report


3. Maintenance Report


4. Student Attendance - Month


5. Staff Attendance Report


6. Policies and Procedures for Review


SUPPORT SERVICES: Food/School Nutrition Services 07.1; Free and Reduced-Price Meals 07.11; Competitive Foods 07.111; Vending Machines 07.12; Bidding of School Food Service Supplies 07.13; Financial Reports of Lunchrooms 07.14; Food Service Employees 07.16; Service Notification 07.161; Service Termination for Food Service Employees 07.162


7. Energy Report


8. Follow-up


9. Board Member Follow-Up


9. Action Items


1.      Approve Change Order #'s. 3-5, 5-6, 5-7, 5-8, 7-5, 8-7, 8-8, 9-5, 9-6, 9-7, 10-5, 10-6, 11-5, 12-5, 13-5, 15-5, 16-5, 21-5, 22-5, 23-5, 23-6, 23-7, 23-8, 24-8, 24-9, 24-10, 24-11, 24-12, 27-5, 28-7, 28-9, 28-9, 28-10, 28-11, 28-12, 29-5, 30-5, for new Boyd County High School, pending KDE approval


2.      Approve the hiring of Sherman Carter Barnhart to provide building assessment for the Local Planning Committee as required by the Kentucky Department of Education


3.      Approve to appoint a chairperson and an alternate chairperson to the Classified Evaluation Appeals Committee


4.      Approve to appoint a chairperson and an alternate chairperson to the Certified Evaluation Appeals Committee


5.      Approve designating the third Friday of October every year as "Wear Pink Day" for Breast Cancer Awareness and donations be collected and sent to the Susan G. Koman Foundation


6.      Approve KETS Offer of Assistance in FY-2012 in the amount of $34,361 (thirty-four thousand three hundred and sixty-one dollars)and to match it with money from the General Fund


7.      Approve authorizing the Finance Department to conduct a second December bill paying check run during the last week of the month


Invoices received after December 6th will be paid during this additional run to avoid late payments to vendors due to our early December meeting date. Bills paid during the second check run will appear on the Board's January Bill Listing.


8.      Approve shortened day as required by KDE guidelines for Boyd County Middle School student

9.      Approve first reading of Board Policy # 08.221 – Grading


10. Consent Items

1. Consider Financial Report


2. Consider payment of bills


3. Consider minutes of a regular board meeting of October 24, 2011


4. Consider minutes of a special board meeting of November 14, 2011


5. Consider minutes of a Boyd County Head Start meeting of October 19th, 2011


6. Consider a request from Summit Elementary to declare surplus the following equipment (see attachment)


7. Consider a request from the Boyd County Middle School Cafeteria to declare surplus the attached items (see attachment)


8. Consider minutes of the School Based Decision Making Councils as listed below:


Boyd County High School

Boyd County Middle School

Cannonsburg Elementary

Catlettsburg Elementary

Ponderosa Elementary

Summit Elementary


11.  Acknowledge Personnel Actions

12. Focus of Business/Topics for Next Meeting

Job Responsibilities/Duties of Administrative Positions (Mr. Osborne)

Revenue Projections (Mr. Fleu)

College and Career Readiness (B. Walter and M. Mayo)


13. Adjourn