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Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Regular Session
1818 West Worley Street
April 14, 2014


     Call to Order--6:30 p.m.--Board President Christine King 
     Adoption of the Agenda (Action)--Christine King
Consideration of April 8, 2014, Election Results (Action)--Christine King
     Board Member Recognition--Christine King
     Adjournment Sine Die (Action)--Christine King


     Call to Order--Board Secretary Andrea Follett
Oath of Office to Board of Education Members--Andrea Follett

     Organization of the Board of Education
     a.  Election of the President (Action)--Andrea Follett
     b.  Presentation of the Gavel to the President--Andrea Follett
     c.  Election of the Vice President (Action)--Board of Education President 

1.  Consideration of Consent Agenda
     a.  Minutes of the Previous Meetings (Action)
     b.  Treasurer's Report (Action)
     c.  Approval of the Bills (Action)
     d.  Personnel Recommendations (Action)
     e.  Business Transactions (Action)

2.  Special Recognition
a.  Rock Bridge High School Girls' Basketball Team, State Championship
     b.  Recipients of Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education Awards
     c.  Kaylee Conley, Missouri Association of School Psychologists Intern of the Year
     d.  Emily Surapeneni, University of Missouri College of Education Outstanding Young Professional

3.  Public Comment

4.  Report of the Board President
     a.  Reports from CMSTA and CMNEA
     b.  Update on Common Core Curriculum Standards

5.  Report of the Superintendent of Schools
     a.  Report on Summer School--Ben Tilley
     b.  Financial Update--Linda Quinley
     c.  Update on Nature School--Dr. Peter Stiepleman

6.  Unfinished Business

7.  New Business
     a.  Consideration of Superintendent's Contract (Action)--Board of Education President
     b.  Consideration of Issuance of 2014-15 Teacher Contracts (Action)--Dr. Dana Clippard
     c.  Consideration of Attendance Area Boundary for Eliot Battle Elementary School (Action)--Dr. Peter Stiepleman
     d.  Consideration of Columbia Public Schools Foundation Nature School Grant (Action)--Dr. Sally Beth Lyon
     e.   Consideration of Telephone and Communication Systems Bids (Action)--Chris Diggs

8.  Announcements
     a.  Update on Board Member Activities


Regular meetings of the Board are convened at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Special meetings may be held at times approved by the Board, or on the call of the President or a majority of the members. All meetings of the Board are regularly held in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 1818 West Worley Street.

During the portion of the Board agenda designated for "Public Comment," members of the public may address school-related matters which are not specifically related to agenda items. Comments will be limited to three minutes per person.

Members of the public who want to request that an item be considered for placement on the agenda should contact the Superintendent of Schools or a member of the Board of Education at least one week in advance of the meeting.

The public has the right to comment on all items on the Board's agenda which are to be voted upon by the Board. Such comments shall take place after the Board's discussion and prior to the Board's vote.



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