Current Public Board Agenda

MEDIA NOTICE

Posted – October 3, 2022 

The Buncombe County Board of Education will meet in regular session on October 6, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in the Minitorium at 175 Bingham Road, Asheville. Board updates and closed session will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room for the purpose of discussing confidential personnel, student, and attorney client matters.  

Public Comment will be accepted in person. Members of the public wishing to speak will need to come to Entrance “B”. Doors will open at 4:45 p.m. and speakers must arrive no later than 5:15 p.m. to complete entrance screening procedures and sign in to speak. In an effort to expedite safety screenings, we ask that bags or water bottles not be brought into the building. Speakers will be called in the order in which they signed up.  All speakers will have precisely three minutes to speak and must adhere to guidelines set forth in BCS Policy #2310 – Public Participation, including all reasonable rules established by the Superintendent. Profane language, making threats, or revealing confidential student or staff information will not be allowed. Please address the Board as a whole. Note that the Board will not be able to respond directly to public comment. 

Given the desire of BCS to provide the most information possible to the public, the public may view the live broadcast via YouTube on the BCS Communications Department YouTube Account at:  YouTube.com/BuncombeSchools 

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

Information concerning the Board of Education can be found at Board.BuncombeSchools.org or view the current public board 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

4:30 p.m. – Call to Order – Beaucatcher Room

(Work Session Updates / Closed Session)

Thursday, October 6, 2022

5:30 p.m. – Minitorium

Broadcast live on BCS Communications YouTube Account

AGENDA                                          

CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                                           

PRESENTATION OF COLORS / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / OWEN HIGH SCHOOL  Instructed by Lieutenant Colonel

Brook King, United States Army (retired) and Sergeant First Class Jeffrey L. Garland, United States Army (retired) 

MOMENT OF SILENCE 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA 

SUPERINTENDENT'S COMMENTS 

GOOD NEWS 

·        Special Recognition – Dr. Tony Baldwin, Superintendent Buncombe County Schools 

CURRICULUM FEATURE

·     2021-2022 School Performance Data and Accountability Measures – Steve Earwood, Director of Testing and Accountability 

REPORTS

·        Buncombe County Center for Career Innovation (BCCI) – Dr. Donna Lanahan, Principal BCS Early & Middle College 

PUBLIC COMMENT 

ACTION AGENDA

·        Budget Amendment #10

·        C.A. Erwin Middle School-Based Health Clinic: Authorization to Award Contract

·        A.C. Reynolds Middle School Switchgear: Request to Approve Change Order

·        Avery’s Creek Elementary School – Dedicated Outside Air System (DOAS) Replacement: Authorization to Award Contract

·        A.C. Reynolds High School: Use of Capital Outlay Allotment 

CONSENT AGENDA

·        Minutes: September 1, 2022 – Regular Meeting Open Session

·     Minutes: September 22, 2022 – Special Called Meeting Open Session

·        Personnel Report

·        Sole Source Procurement Request: Coherent Math Consulting

·        Sole Source Procurement Request: IXL Learning

·        Sole Source Procurement Request: DreamBox Learning – ESSER Funding

·        Sole Source Procurement Request: DreamBox Learning – Title I Funding

·        Sole Source Request: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

·        North Buncombe Elementary School Request to Change Banking Institution

·        Estes Elementary School Request to Change Banking Institution

·        Weaverville Primary School Request to Change Banking Institution

·        Approval of Board Member Training Credits

·        Advisory Council Members for 2022-2023

·        POLICIES FOR SECOND READING

      Policy 2440 Policy Review and Evaluation

Policy 3300 School Calendars and Time for Learning

Policy 4110 Immunization and Health Requirements

Policy 6220 Operation of Student Nutrition Services

Policy 7720 Employee Political Activities 

INFORMATION AGENDA

·        POLICIES FOR FIRST READING

Policy 3100 Curriculum Development

Policy 3102 Online Instruction

Policy 4260 Student Sex Offenders

Policy 4302 R Administrative Regulation Rules for Use of Seclusion and Restraint in Schools

Policy 4316 Student Dress Code

Policy 4334/5035/7345 Use of Unmanned Aircraft (Drones)

Policy 6120 Student Health Services   

 ANNOUNCEMENTS / FUTURE MEETINGS

·        The BCS County-Wide Advisory Council meeting will be held on October 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at Roberson High School Auditorium.

·        The next Board of Education Regular Meeting will be held on November 3, 2022, with Work Session Updates, and Closed Session beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room and the Open Session beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Minitorium at 175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC  28806. 

ADJOURNMENT