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August 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM - August Meeting

Call to Order
Speaker(s):  Chairman Tom Beasley
Discussion:  Pledge of Allegiance was led by Jim McCampbell. Moment of Silence was observed and led by Doug Braden.
Citizen's Forum
Adoption of Agendas
Adopt & Approve the Consent Agenda
Director's Personnel Report
July 22, 2013 Board Minutes
General Purpose Budget Amendments
Adopt & Approve the Main Agenda
Director's Contract
Speaker(s):  Tom Beasley
Discussion:  Mr. Beasley stated that he would like to negotiate a 15 month extension of Mr. Miles' contract. This negotiation would allow the contract to run through June 30, 2015. The board had discussion regarding the terms of the contract.
Family Resource Center Annual Report
Speaker(s):  Becky Holland & Judy Goad
Discussion:  Becky Holland presented information summarizing the work of the Family Resource Center for the 2012-2013 school year. Mr. Miles and board members both commended the Family Resource Center for the work that they have done.
Upcoming TSBA meetings
Discussion:  The board was made aware of the upcoming TSBA Fall District Meeting and the Annual Convention.
Speaker(s):  Brian Norton
Discussion:  Mr. Norton presented information regarding all proposed policies.
1.802 Section 504 and ADA Grievance Procedure (First Reading)
2.802 Payroll Procedures (Second Reading)
3.202 Emergency Preparedness Plan (First Reading)
4.301 Interscholastic Athletics (Informational Only)
Discussion:  Mr. Norton presented information regarding new legislation surrounding home-school students participating in athletics. He stated that a policy change would need to occur and that the policy would be brought before the board on first reading at the next meeting.
6.304 Student Discrimination/Harassment and Bullying/Intimidation and Cyberbullying (First Reading)
6.309 Zero Tolerance Offenses (First Reading)
Discussion:  Board members had discussion of wording on the proposed policy.
Director's Report
Speaker(s):  Mr. Miles
Discussion:  Mr. Miles recognized Mrs. Amy Veazey who was nominated for principal of the year for the Northwest region and Mr. Brian Norton was nominated for principal of the year for Southwest region.
School Safety Update
Discussion:  Mr. Miles discussed re-training teams at each school regarding the Olweus Bullying Program.
Storm Safe Update
Discussion:  John Akers presented information on the completion of the storm safe project at Lakewood. Mr. Akers stated that he would give a tour of the new storm safe hallways after the board meeting. Mr. Miles informed the board that it was possible that they would need a special called board meeting regarding copy machine leases but that he would update the board in the next week. Adjourned at 6:00pm.
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