Somers Public Schools
September 23, 2013 6:00 PM
BOE Meeting Template
1. CALL TO ORDER
1.1. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Rationale

Discussion of pending federal civil rights lawsuit involving both former student and the parents of such former student.  Upon return to open session, the Board may take action related to this case.

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
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4. AUDIENCE TO CITIZENS/STAFF/STUDENTS
5. CORRESPONDENCE
6. OPPORTUNITY TO ADD/DELETE AGENDA ITEMS
7. CONSENT AGENDA
7.1. Approval of Bills
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8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1. Final Budget Approval
Rationale

Proposed revisions to the 2013-2014 Budget will be presented to the Board of Education for approval.

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8.2. MBA Field Trip Request to Washington, D.C. (WISH Program)
Rationale

Ms. Porter, Mr. Szafir and Mr. Hull are requesting Board approval for the annual WISH Program trip for MBA students to Washington, D.C.

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8.3. First Warning of DBS Code 6146.2 Statewide Proficiency/Mastery Examinations
Rationale

The Policy Committee has reviewed the recommended changes from CABE to the current policy and is presenting it as a first warning.

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9. OLD BUSINESS
10. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
10.1. SES Solar PV System Savings
Rationale

The Superintendent will update the Board of Education on savings comparisons using the solar photovoltaic system at SES. (Please note the Letter from DBS Energy included in your Board Packet.)

10.2. Capital Projects Update
Rationale

Mr. Bill Boutwell, Director of Business Services will present the Capital Projects Update report.

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11. COMMITTEE REPORTS
11.1. Budget
11.2. Curriculum
11.3. Policy
11.4. Salary & Negotiations
11.5. Planning
11.6. Other Committees
11.6.1. Long Range Planning Committee
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12. OTHER
13. ADJOURNMENT