Agenda


AGENDA

 
West Hartford Public Schools Board of Education
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314   
                        

I.  Call to Order
       A.  Roll Call
       B.  Pledge of Allegiance
       C.  Revision to Agenda Order

II. Student Participation:   Girl Rising (Sedgwick Middle School and Conard High School)
 
III. Public Communications:  Comments on topics of interest from the public.        
     Board members do not respond to comments.  3 minutes per individual, 
     20 minutes per subject matter.  
   


IV.  Unfinished Business
     
A.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Accept and Approve Revised Bylaws
           8100, 8120, 8146, 8160, 8210, and 8353 - - Second Reading

           Recommendation:  
That the Board of Education accept and approve as a Second 
           and Final reading the following bylaws which were revised by the Board Polcy
           Subcommittee:

                         
8100  Purpose of the Board of Education
                         8120  Limits of Authority
                         8146  Attorney
                         8160  Board Representatives
                         8210  Orientation
                         8353  Smoking and Other Tobacco Use When using or Visiting Board
                                     of Education Property
                        
V.   New Business
     
A.  State of CT Healthy Food Certification

            Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve West Hartford
            Public Schools take action to re-certify that all food items sold to students will
            meet the CT Nutrition Standards

      B.  Ratification of the West Hartford Police Employee (Crossing Guards)
           Association Contract 

           Recommendation:  
THAT the Board of Education ratify the negotiated agreement
           between the Town of West Hartford Police Employee Association and the Board
           of Education for the period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016
     
  
VI.  Staff Communications and Reports     
       A.  Superintendent's Report  

        B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions
              1.  Equity and Excellence Update

                   
Background:  Dr. Nancy DePalma, Mr. Jamahl Hines, and Ms. Shelley Solomon
                    will report.

              2.  Safe School Climate and Discipline Report

                    Background:  Mr. Tom Moore and Dr. Andrew Morrow will report.
           
 VII.    Routine Matters 
           
A.  Financial Report
                1.  Approval of the Financial Report for the period ending April 30, 2014

                      Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve the Financial
                      report for the period ending April 30, 2014

            B.  Approval of the Minutes
                  1.  Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board of Education meeting of 
                        May 20, 2014

                        Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve the minutes of the 
                        regular Board of Education meeting of May 20, 2014
                                      
VIII.    Information and Reports

           A.  Board Members:  Communications and Reports
                 1.  Reports from Other Boards and Organizations

                  2.  Other Information and Discussions

            B.  Non-Staff Communications and Reports
                  1.  Reports from Student Board Representatives                  
      
IX.      Future Business               
            A.  Announcement of Meeting Dates                   
                 1.  Tuesday, September 2, 2014, regular Board of Education meeting, 7:00 p.m.,
                       Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber , room 314
                  2.  Tuesday, September 16, 2014 regular Board of Education meeting, 7:00 p.m.,
                        Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
                         
 
             
             B.  Request for Future Agenda Items    

 X.     Comments from Visitors – 3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter.      

 XI.      Executive Session

XII.      Adjournment