January 9

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 138
NORTH BRANCH AREA EDUCATION CENTER
POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
January 9, 2014
The Policy Committee met on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 4:25 p.m. in Room 118 at the North Branch Area Education Center.
Members in Attendance: Kirby Ekstrom, Randy Westby, Superintendent Henton, Randi Johnson, Coleman McDonough, Lori Zimmerman, and Arle Chambers
Review of Meeting Norms
There were no questions on the meeting norms.
Series 700 Policies
Policy 701 – Establishment and Adoption of School District Budget Policy 701 will be presented at the January 23rd Work Session with a recommendation to bring it to the February 13th meeting for a first reading.
Policy 701.1 – Modification of School District Budget
Policy 701.1 will be presented at the January 23rd Work Session with a recommendation to bring it to the February 13,h meeting for a first reading.
Policy 703 – Annual Audit
Policy 703 will be presented at the January 23rd Work Session with a recommendation to bring it to the February 13th meeting for a first reading.
Policy 709 – Student Transportation Policy
Policy 709 will be presented at the January 23rd Work Session with a recommendation to bring it to the February 13th meeting for a first reading.
Policy 710 – Extracurricular Transportation
Policy 709 will be presented at the January 23rd Work Session with a recommendation to bring it to the February 13th meeting for a first reading.
Policy 713 – Student Activity Accounting
Policy 713 was discussed by the committee and will be presented at the January 23rd Work Session with a recommendation to not adopt this policy.
Policy 720 – Vending Machines
Policy 720 was discussed by the committee and will be presented at the January 23rd Work Session with a recommendation to not adopt this policy.
Other Policies Discussed
Policy 499 – Classified Substitute Pav
The Policy Committee discussed Policy 499 and it was decided to move forward with this policy quickly in an effort to address the bus driver shortage being experienced by the school district. The policy will go to the school board tonight for discussion and approval.
Policy 805 – Waste Reduction and Recycling
Policy 805 will be presented at the January 23rd Work Session with a recommendation to bring it to the February 13th meeting for a first reading.
Other
The committee discussed changing the meeting time from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Starting February 13th, Policy Committee meetings will begin at 4:30 p.m.
The Policy Committees next meeting will be held on February 13, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
The meeting concluded at 5:25 pm.
Jay Falk, Clerk
Published in the
ECM Post Review
February 19, 2014
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