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Board Of Education

West Hartford has an elected seven-member Board of Education which is required by State Statute and Town Charter to oversee public education.

June 3, 2014

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

 

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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