New Fairfield Public Schools
June 06, 2019 7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting 2019
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
III. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
III.A. May 16, 2019 - Regular
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III.B. May 30, 2019 - Special
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IV. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
V. SPECIAL PRESENTATION – WCSU 2019 DISTRICT PARTNERSHIP AWARD
VI. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - The Board welcomes public participation. Pursuant to our Board Policy, public participation is limited to no more than three (3) minutes per speaker and a total of no more than fifteen (15) minutes. People who wish to speak longer are encouraged to attend any and all related subcommittee meetings where most of the board’s groundwork is done. We value your input, but due to these time limitations, we ask you to be concise and please do not repeat a previous comment. We know you will observe the rules of common courtesy. Thank you. [9320(a) of Board Bylaws]
VII. BOARD AND ADMINISTRATIVE COMMUNICATIONS
VII.A. Chairman’s Report
VII.B. Superintendent’s Report
VII.C. Student Representatives’ Report
VII.D. Committee Reports
VII.D.1. Curriculum
VII.D.2. Policy
VII.E. Liaison Reports
VII.E.1. Permanent Building Committee
VII.E.2. School Security and Safety Committee
VIII. INFORMATION ITEMS
VIII.A. Introduction of Assistant Superintendent
VIII.B. Introduction of Director of Curriculum Pre-K - 12
VIII.C. Superintendent Goals - End of Year Progress
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IX. ACTION ITEMS
IX.A. Personnel Report
IX.B. New Textbook Adoption
IX.B.1. Chemistry in the Earth System
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IX.B.2. SRA Essentials for Algebra
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IX.C. New Course Proposal
IX.C.1. Pre-Algebra
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IX.D. Grades K-2 Fundations Program Suspension of the Rules [referring to Grades K-2 Fundations Program]
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IX.E. Grades 3-5 Spelling Connections Program Suspension of the Rules [referring to Grades 3-5 Spelling Connections Program]
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IX.F. Board of Education Policies Suspension of the Rules [referring to Policies 4112.6/4212.6, 5142.2, 6142.101,6172.111 and the 7000 Series]
IX.F.1. Policy 4112.6/4212.6 - Personnel Records
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IX.F.2. Policy 5142.2 - Safety: Student Dismissal Precautions
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IX.F.3. Regulation 6142.101 - Student Nutrition and Physical Activity (School Wellness)
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IX.F.4. Policy 6172.111 – External Course Reimbursement for Extraordinary Students
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IX.F.5. 7000 Series - Construction
IX.F.5.a. Policy 7000 - Concepts and Roles in Planning for Educational Facilities
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IX.F.5.b. Policy 7000.1 - Process
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IX.F.5.c. Policy 7010 - Goals and Objectives
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IX.F.5.d. Policy 7100 - Planning
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IX.F.5.e. Policy 7110 - 5 Year Cap and Non Plan
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IX.F.5.f. Policy 7114.2 - Temporary School Facilities
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IX.F.5.g. Policy 7115 - Developing Educational Specifications
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IX.F.5.h. Policy 7123 - Educational Consultant, Architectural Consultant, and/or Architect
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IX.F.5.i. Policy 7141 - Literature Distribution
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IX.F.5.j. Policy 7144 - Public Presentation/Public Approval
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IX.F.5.k. Policy 7221 - Construction of Physical Facilities
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IX.F.5.l. Policy 7230 - Design and Process
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IX.F.5.m. Policy 7230.1 - Energy-Conserving Construction
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IX.F.5.n. Policy 7230.2 - Extensions/Renovations or Replacements
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IX.F.5.o. Policy 7240.1 - Selection and Installation of Playground Equipment
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IX.F.5.p. Policy 7410 - Project Bids and Quotations
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IX.F.5.q. Policy 7453 - Supervisor, Clerk-of-the-Works
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IX.F.5.r. Policy 7500 - Occupying: Certificate of Occupancy
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IX.F.5.s. Policy 7510 - Staff Orientation and Training
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IX.F.5.t. Policy 7523 - Inspection by Board of Education
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IX.F.5.u. Policy 7540 - Assembling and Preserving Documents
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IX.F.5.v. Policy 7550 - Dedication of New Facilities
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IX.G. Closeout of School Construction Project
IX.G.1. 091-0042RNV/E - Meeting House Hill School
IX.H. Approval of Educational Specifications
IX.H.1. New Fairfield High School
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IX.H.2. Consolidated Early Learning Academy
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IX.I. New Fairfield Public School 2020-2021 Calendar
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IX.J. Approval of Unpaid Leave of Absence Request per Section 7.6 of the Secretaries’ Contract (This item will be voted on after Executive Session)
IX.K. Non-Union Salaries and Benefits (This item will be voted on after Executive Session.)
X. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - The Board welcomes public participation. Pursuant to our Board Policy, public participation is limited to no more than three (3) minutes per speaker and a total of no more than fifteen (15) minutes. People who wish to speak longer are encouraged to attend any and all related subcommittee meetings where most of the board’s groundwork is done. We value your input, but due to these time limitations, we ask you to be concise and please do not repeat a previous comment. We know you will observe the rules of common courtesy. Thank you. [9320(a) of Board Bylaws]
XI. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
XII. XECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING A LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUEST
XIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING NON-UNION CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS
XIV. ADJOURNMENT