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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.
February 5, 2013

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 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

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                                                                                                       
V.  New Business
     A.  Presentation of Capital Improvement Plan for 2013-2014       
  THAT the Board of Education receive the
          Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for 2013-2014 and begin the process 
          of reviewing for final approval and adoption at the February 27, 2013 
          Board of Education meeting

                    CIP Full Report

     B.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Approve the Reviewed
          Bylaw 8310

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve 
          the following bylaw which was reviewed by the Board Policy

                 8310:  Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Policies and Bylaws

VI.  Staff Communications and Reports
       A.  Superintendent’s Report
            1.  State of the Schools Report 
                 Full Report (Powerpoint PDF)

                 Background:  Dr. Karen L. List will report.            
 Staff Reports and Board Discussions 
           1.  Charter Oak Planning Architect Report

                Background:  Mr. Jim Barrett, Mr. Tom Moore, 
                and Mr. Chip Ward will report.                                            
           2.  West Hartford Public Schools Technology Status Update                
                Background:  Mr. Tom Moore and Mr. Jared Morin will report. 

VII.  Routine Matters
        A. Financial Statement
             1.  Approval of the Financial Statement for the period ending 
                  December 31, 2012
                  Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve the 
                  Financial Statement for the period ending December 31, 2012
       B. Approval of Minutes   
             1. Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board meeting of 
                January 15, 2013                                   
  THAT the Board of Education approve the 
                Minutes of the regular Board meeting of January 15, 2013               

  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.  Wednesday, February 27, 2013, Regular Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall,
                      50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 400                  
                 2.  Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Regular Meeting, Presentation of Superintendent's 
                      2013-2014 Budget, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South Main Street,   
                      Legislative Chambers, 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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