Current Public Board Agenda

MEDIA NOTICE (Scroll Down for Agenda)

Posted – September 28, 2020

The Buncombe County Board of Education will meet in regular session on October 1, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in the Minitorium at 175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC via Electronic Means.  Work session updates and closed session will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Beaucatcher Room for the purpose of discussing confidential personnel, student and attorney client matters. 

Due to the current health emergency directives, visitors will not be able to attend the meeting in person.

Public Comment will be accepted in person. Members of the public wishing to speak will need to arrive no later than 5:15 p.m. and come to Entrance “B”. Those wishing to speak will sign in and have precisely three minutes to speak. Members of the public will be screened before entering the building, required to wear a face covering while on the property and space six feet apart while waiting. Further instructions will be provided upon arrival.

Given the desire of BCS to provide the most information possible to the public, the public may view the live broadcast via YouTube or watch the recorded meeting that will be published on YouTube after the session.  

The Regular Meeting will be broadcast live on the BCS Communications Department YouTube Account at:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh_mcLwJKsXbhIITo2H0UJw/featured

All meetings will take place at the Buncombe County Board of Education located at 175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC.

Please visit the regular meeting agenda at the following link:

https://www.buncombeschools.org/current agenda

For information, please contact:
Stacia Harris, Communications Director
Buncombe County Public Schools
175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC  28806
stacia.harris@bcsemail.org
Office:  828.255.5997
Cell:  828.242.4409

 
                                                                                                        
                                                          BUNCOMBE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
                    4:00 p.m. – Call to Order – Beaucatcher Room 
                       (Work Session Updates / Closed Session)
                                   Thursday, October 1, 2020
                               5:30 p.m. – Minitorium
               Broadcast live on BCS Communications YouTube Account

                                 AGENDA                                            

CALL TO ORDER           

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE    

PUBLIC COMMENT

SUPERINTENDENT'S COMMENTS                         

ACTION AGENDA
•  2020-2021 Budget Adoption
•  Memorandum of Understanding with County of Buncombe Regarding Solar Projects
•  Continued Consideration of Buncombe County Schools' "Return to Learn" Plans  for Grades K-5 and Grades 9-13

CONSENT AGENDA
•  Minutes: September 10, 2020 – Regular Meeting Open Session 
•  Minutes: September 16, 2020 – Specially-Called Meeting
•  Personnel Report  with Addendum     
•  Approval of Board Member Training Credits
•  POLICIES FOR SECOND READING
   Policy 3410 Testing and Assessment Program
   Policy 3460 Graduation Requirements
   Policy 4315 Disruptive Behavior
   Policy 4316 Student Dress Code
   Policy 4325 Drugs and Alcohol
   Policy 4600 Student Fees
   Policy 5050 Emergency Closings
   Policy 6325 Parking Areas for Students
   Policy 7241 Drug and Alcohol Testing of Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators
•  POLICIES TO BE RESCINDED
   Policy 310 News Releases
   Policy 425 Student Fees
   Policy 430 Student Parking Fees   
   Policy 461 Student Sexual Harassment
   Policy 472 Alternative Education
   Policy 523 Promotion of Healthy Food and Beverage Standards 

INFORMATION AGENDA
•  Budget Resource Document
•  Finance Reports

ANNOUNCEMENTS / FUTURE MEETINGS
•  The next Board of Education Regular Meeting will be held on November 5, 2020, with Work Session Updates and
    Closed Session beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Beaucatcher Room and the Open Session beginning at 5:30 p.m. in
    the Minitorium at 175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC  28806.

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