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P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle
Low Moor
, VA 24457

Monday, November 17, 2008, Gleason Forum Hall, Mountain View Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Teacher Demonstration / 6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting




Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance led by members of the Mountain View Elementary School SCA

Roll Call

09-130 Approval of Minutes of October 20, 2008 Regular Meeting (action)

09-131 Approval of Minutes of October 27, 2008 Work Session (action)

09-132 Approval of Minutes of November 12, 2008 Called Meeting (action)

Community Participation

09-133 Opening remarks and welcome by Teresa Johnson, Principal, Mountain View Elementary School

09-134 Remarks by Lorri Saville, Co-President, Mountain View Elementary School PTO

09-135 School Board Commendations to:

- 66 Mountain View students who earned at least one perfect score on their spring 2008 SOL assessments

09-136 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance

09-137 Payment of bills (action)

09-138 Budget report (information)

09-139 Chairman’s designation of school board liaison(s) to administrative budget committee (action)

09-140 Proposed 403(b) program management plan intended to comply with new IRS regulations (information)

09-141 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

09-142 Calendar information:

6:00 p.m. Monday, December 1, 2008 – Joint legislative dinner meeting with Covington City School Board at Jackson River Technical Center

6:00 p.m. Monday, December 15, 2008 – Regular monthly meeting at Sharon Elementary School, including public hearing on 2009-2010 operating budget

6:00 p.m. Monday, January 5, 2009 - Work session to discuss 2009-2010 budget at Central office complex

6:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2009- Regular monthly meeting at Central office complex

09-143 Resolution to confirm school division’s compliance with efficiency review recommendations (action)

09-144 Extension of deadlines associated with Alleghany High School renovation planning process (action)

09-145 Bi-annual assessment of Six Year Improvement Plan: Goals I & IV (information)

09-146 Annual report of pupil-teacher ratios (information)

09-147 Nursing program annual report (information)

09-148 Proposed school board priorities for 2009 state and federal legislative action (information)

09-149 Resolution to support fundamental reframing of federal “No Child Left Behind” law (information)

09-150 Revised job descriptions based on consolidation of bus garage and maintenance manager positions (action)

09-151 Addition of new federal compliance requirements to job description of director of finance (action)

09-152 Capital improvement and operational maintenance update (information)

Policy Revisions

09-153 Adjustments to policy revision process (action)

09-154 Communications

Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Minority Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Closed Session

09-155 Code of Virginia:

2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations, salaries and benefits.

2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of disciplinary matters.


09-156 Personnel actions (action)

Other business

09-157 Additions to agenda