PRESCOTT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
District Office – Board Room, 146 South Granite Street, Prescott, Arizona
GOVERNING BOARD
REGULAR MEETING
5:00 PM
DECEMBER 5, 2017

Members of the Governing Board will attend either in person or by telephone conference call. The Governing Board may consider any item on this agenda in any order and at any time during the meeting. Copies of agendas and supplementary documentation relative to public meetings are available from the Superintendent’s Office during normal work hours 24 hours prior to meeting and on the evening of the meeting. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at (928) 445-5400. Requests should be made as early as possible to arrange the accommodation.

Mission Statement
Providing extraordinary opportunities through a variety of programs and challenging curriculum.
Uniting the PUSD family of students, staff, and community members through positive relationships.
Supporting exceptional staff through on-going individualized professional development.
Developing a highly educated, civic-minded, and productive community, one student at a time.

Vision Statement
Prescott Unified School District educates students to be confident, lifelong-learners prepared to achieve their full potential in a complex, interconnected world.

AGENDA

1. CALL TO ORDER – President Greg Mengarelli
2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA – President Greg Mengarelli
3. OPENING CEREMONY

A. Welcome – President Greg Mengarelli

B. Pledge of Allegiance

4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A. Consider approving the minutes from the Governing Board Study and Voting of November 7, 2017.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Board policy requires approval of minutes.

Presenter: Mr. Joe Howard, Superintendent

5. PRESENTATIONS

A. Going the Extra Mile Award Recipients

Presenter: Mr. Joe Howard, Superintendent

B. Expect More Arizona

Presenter: Ms. Jennifer Hernandez, Regional Community Engagement Manager, Northern Arizona

C. Instructional Minute

Presenter: Mrs. Kelli Bradstreet

6. INFORMATION ONLY ITEMS

A. Summary of Current Events

1. Superintendent

a. Current Events, Celebrations, and Recognitions

b. December 2017 District Calendar of Events

7. ACTION ITEMS

A. CONSENT AGENDA – All those items listed below may be enacted by one motion and approved as Consent Agenda items with or without discussion. However, any item may be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately if a Governing Board member so requests.

The resolutions included in the Consent Agenda have been posted in order to waive the reading of the body of the resolutions. Consider approving the Consent Agenda as presented.

1. Consider approving the certified and classified personnel actions as presented.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
A copy of the Personnel report has been attached for review.

Presenter: Mrs. Christa Simmons, Director of Human Resources

2. Consider approving the donations as presented.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Board policy requires acceptance by the Governing Board of all donations.

Presenter: Mr. Brian Moore, Chief Financial Officer

3. Consider ratifying the vouchers as presented.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Arizona Revised Statutes requires approval/ratification of all vouchers.

Presenter: Mr. Brian Moore, Chief Financial Officer

4. Consider approving the Student Activities Fund Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for November, 2017, as presented.
RELEVANT INFORMATION:
A copy of the report has been attached for review

Presenter: Mr. Brian Moore, Chief Financial Officer

5. Consider approving the renewal of IFB #15-21-20 for Waste and Recycling Management Services,as presented.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
The Governing Board is asked to renew the award for Waste and Recycling Management Services. This will be year three of five possible years. This contract
allows the District to use a waste and recycling service with blended bins. R7-2- 1003.58 allows for renewals of multiterm solicitations.

Presenter: Mr. Brian Moore, Chief Financial Officer

B. STUDY AND VOTING SESSION

1. Consider approving a Medical Leave of Absence until April 13, 2018 for Mrs. Sarah Marshall, Abia Judd Special Education Teacher, as presented.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Mrs. Marshall meets the policy requirements to request this leave.

Presenter: Mrs. Christa Simmons, Director of Human Resources

2. Consider approving the School Facilities Board “Terms and Conditions for Acceptance of Monies from Building Renewal Grant Fund” – Project Numbers 130201200-1005-010BRG & 130201200-1008-012BRG for roofing repairs at Prescott High School, as presented.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Governing Board approval is required in order for the School Facilities Board to distribute any monies for projects from the Building Renewal Grant fund in order to be in compliance with state law. The Governing Board will also be asked to approve a Completion Report at the end of each project.

Presenter: Mr. Joe Howard, Superintendent

3. Consider approving the School Facilities Board “Terms and Conditions for Acceptance of Monies from Building Renewal Grant Fund” – Project Number 130201150-9999-011BRG for door and window repairs at Prescott Mile High Middle School, as presented.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Governing Board approval is required in order for the School Facilities Board to distribute any monies for projects from the Building Renewal Grant fund in order to be in compliance with state law. The Governing Board will also be asked to approve a Completion Report at the end of each project.

Presenter: Mr. Joe Howard, Superintendent

4. Consider approving an Option and Land Lease Agreement for Verizon Wireless to build and operate a cellular tower at Taylor Hicks Elementary School for and initial five year term and renewable for up to four additional 5-year terms, as presented.

RELEVANT INFORMATION:
This approved agreement will generate $2,400 annually in revenue to the school district.

Presenter: Mr. Brian Moore, Chief Financial Officer

8. INFORMATION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. Mr. Moore has prepared the School Board Summary Budget Report for your review.

B. Meeting Dates:

1. Next Meeting Dates: December 12, 2017 (if needed)

2. Other Dates:

A mid to late December Special Executive Session Meeting may be necessary for possible Real Estate Purchase Offer on the District Office. December 13 – 15, 2017 – ASBA ASA 60th Annual Conference. Biltmore Conference Center.

3. Future Agenda Items

The public is invited to request future agenda items. The request must be in writing on the form provided and turned into the Board Secretary at the beginning of the meeting or prior to the agenda item. The form must provide a very specific agenda item to be considered by the board. The public member may state the agenda item to be considered, however, no description or conversation may take place at this time. The Board may not respond to questions or comments from the public, but may ask the superintendent to respond when appropriate. The Governing Board President or district office designee will contact the person making the request as of the status of the requested future agenda item.

9. ADJOURNMENT