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Board Of Education

West Hartford has an elected seven-member Board of Education which is required by State Statute and Town Charter to oversee public education.
June 4, 2013

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

I.  Call to Order
    A.  Roll Call
    B.  Pledge of Allegiance
    C.  Revision to Agenda Order

II.  Student Participation
     A.  West Hartford Welcomes You (Duffy students and Clare Taylor,
          fifth grade teacher)
    
III.  Public Communications: Comments on topics of interest 
      from the public.  Board members do not respond to comments.  
      3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter. 

IV.  Unfinished Business
       A.
  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Accept and Approve 
            Revised Policy 4010 Second Reading 

             Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education accept and approve as 
             a Second and Final Reading the following policy which was revised
             by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

                    4010  Affirmative Action 

        B.  Motion by Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt to Accept and Approve    
          Revised Policy 6330 -  Second Reading

          Recommendation:  
THAT the Board of Education accept and 
          approve as a Second and Final Reading the following policy which 
          was revised by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

               6330  Homework

V.  New Business
     A. State of Connecticut Healthy Food Certification

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve West
          Hartford Public Schools take action to re-certify that all food items
          sold to students will meet the Connecticut Nutrition Standards  

     B.  New Charter Oak Construction - Educational Specifications

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education accept the educational
          specification dated June, 2013 for construction of a new Charter Oak
          International Academy and authorize the Superintendent to complete
          the necessary architectural drawings and submit an application
          to the State Department of Education for a construction grant  

    C.  Approval of Final Plans and Specifications for Asbestos Abatement and
         Installation of Finish Floor Systems at Aiken, Duffy, and Sedgwick Schools

         Recommendation: THAT the Board of Education approve the final plans
         and specifications for asbestos abatement and installation of finish floor 
         systems at Aiken, Duffy, and Sedgwick Schools 

    D.  Acceptance of the Completed King Philip Middle School Air Conditioning
         Project - Phase II

         Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education accept the King Philip 
         Middle School Air-Conditioning Project - Phase II, State project number 155-0219 
         as being complete and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to request 
         payment of the School Construction Grant from the State Department of Education

    E.  Approval of Final Plans and Specifications for Athletic Field Lighting at
         Conard and Hall High Schools

         Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve the final plans
         and specifications for athletic field lighting at Conard and Hall High Schools 

VI.
  Staff Communications and Reports
       
A.  Superintendent’s Report  

       B.  Staff Reports and Board Discussions
            1.  Safe School Climate and Discipline Report 

            Background:  Mr. Tom Moore and Chief Tracey Gove will report.

VII.
  Routine Matters
       A.  Financial Statement 
            1. Approval of the Financial Statement for the Period Ending
                 April 30, 2013                       

             Recommendation:
  THAT the Board of Education approve the
             Financial Statement for the period ending April 30, 2013

       B.  Approval of the Minutes of the regular Board of Education 
            meeting of May 21, 2013

            Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education approve the 
            Minutes of the regular Board of Education meeting of May 21, 2013
                                           
VIII.  Information and Reports
        A.  Board Members: Communications and Reports
             1.  Reports from Other Boards and Organizations

             2.  Other Information and Discussions
                                 
        B.  Non-Staff Communications and Reports
             
             1.  Reports from Student Board Representatives            
 
IX.  Future Business
        
          A.   Announcement of Meeting Dates
                 1.  Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South
                       Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314
                 2.  Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Town Hall, 50 South
                        Main Street, Legislative Chamber, room 314                    

       B.  Request for Future Agenda Items

X.  Comments from Visitors - 3 minutes per individual, 
      20 minutes per subject matter  

XI.  Executive Session              

XII.  Adjournment

 

 

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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