April 12, 2018 - Regular Meeting


                                                

                                                 BUNCOMBE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
                                                           5:15 p.m. – Call to Order – Executive Conference Room 
                                                                (Dinner / Work Session Updates / Closed Session)
                                                                                  Thursday, April 12, 2018
                                                                                    6:30 p.m. – Minitorium

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER 
 
PRESENTATION OF COLORS / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / ROBERSON HIGH SCHOOL – Instructed by 
Colonel Thomas Bell Air Force (retired)
 
MOMENT OF SILENCE
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
SUPERINTENDENT'S COMMENTS

GOOD NEWS
•  Homework Hotspots Partnership -  Bill Murdock, Eblen Charities & Jim Oliver, AVL Technologies
•  NCTIES Award – Barry Pace, Director of Technology
•  School Nutrition: The North Carolina Superior Site Award – Cortina Caldwell, LEAF of Asheville and
    Jamie Long, Deaverview Housing Authority

CURRICULUM FEATURE
•  Kennedy Center Grant – LEAF & Buncombe County Schools, Partners in Education

PUBLIC COMMENTS

ACTION AGENDA
•  Budget Amendment #6
•  Award of Contract for Cellular Phone Service
•  AC Reynolds High School: Roof Area I Replacement Project – Authorization to Award Contract
•  Haw Creek Elementary School: Roof Replacement Project – Authorization to Award Contract
•  Leicester Elementary School: Roof Replacement Project – Authorization to Award Contract
•  CA Erwin High School: Approval of Design Contract for School Nutrition Kitchen Renovations 
•  Authorization of Lottery Application for Discovery Academy & District Wide Freezer Cooler Replacement
•  Community High School: Additions & Renovations Project – Power Service Easement
•  Petition to Transfer 320 & 322 Windswept Drive to the City School Administrative Unit and Taxing District

CONSENT AGENDA
• ‚Äč Minutes March 1, 2018 – Open Session 
•  Personnel Report
•  POLICIES FOR SECOND READING
   Policy 3101 – Dual Enrollment
    
INFORMATION AGENDA
•  Finance Reports
•  POLICIES FOR FIRST READING
   Policy 3460 – Graduation Requirements
   Policy 4125 – Homeless Students
   Policy 6420 – Contracts with the Board
   Policy 7130 – Licensure
   Policy 7130R – Licensure
   Policy 7241 – Drug and Alcohol Testing of Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators
   Policy 7280/1760 - Prohibition Against Retaliation
   Policy 7430 – Substitute Teachers 
   Policy 7720 – Employee Political Activities
   Policy 7811 – Plans for Growth and Improvement of Licensed Employees
   Policy 7820 – Personnel Files
   Policy 8510– School Finance Officer
   Policy 9110 – Selection and Use of Architects, Engineers, Surveyors and Construction Manager                                                                           At Risk
   Policy 9120 – Bidding for Construction Work

ANNOUNCEMENTS / FUTURE MEETINGS
•  The Buncombe County Schools Top Scholars Banquet will be held on April 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the
    Renaissance Asheville Hotel.
•  The Board of Education’s Regular Meeting will be held on May 3, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Minitorium at
    175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC  28806.
•  The Board of Education will have a Special Called meeting on May 3, 2018 at 1:15 p.m. in the 
    Board Auditorium at 175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC 28806

ADJOURNMENT
Buncombe County Schools is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2020 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.