August 11, 2009 ~ Second Tuesday School Board Meeting

August 11, 2009 - School Board Meeting
LOUDOUN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
4:00 & 6:30 p.m. School Board Meeting Room
21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA
Presiding: Robert F. DuPree, Chairman

The School Board Approved:

Minutes; Annual Review of Emergency Response Plans and School Safety Audit; Deed of Easement and Vacation Between the Loudoun County School Board, Gum Spring Associates, L.C., the Board of Supervisors of Loudoun County and the Loudoun County Sanitation Authority – ES-20 property; Deed of Easement (Water) Between the Loudoun County School Board and the Loudoun County Sanitation Authority – ES-20 property; Declaration of Restrictions – Liberty Elementary School Property; Deed of Easement Between the Loudoun County School Board and the Board of Supervisors of Loudoun County – Sycolin Creek Elementary School Property; Deed of Easement Between the Loudoun County School Board and Verizon Virginia Inc. – Tuscarora High School Property; Right-of-Way Agreement Between the Loudoun County School Board and Dominion Virginia Power – Woodgrove High School and Mountain View Elementary School Property; IFB #0703, Bread, Renewal; IFB #804, Milk and Related Items, Renewal; IFB #0805, Interactive Whiteboard/Short-Throw LCD Projector, Renewal; IFB #0806, Snacks, Renewal; IFB #10-02, Foods and Supplies; IFB #10-03, Beverages; IFB #10-04, Ice Cream; RFP #04F, Purchase Card Services, Renewal; RFP #08C, American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter Services, Renewal; RFP #10B, Scanning and Data Disaggregation Services; RFP #08D, Water Treatment Services for Boilers, Cooling Towers, and Closed-Loop Systems, Renewal; Deed of Easement Between the Loudoun County School Board and Verizon Virginia, Inc. – ES-20 Property; Appointment of OPEB Investment Committee as Trustee of Funds for Payment of Other Post-Employment Benefits; Pupil Services – Exemption from School Attendance for Religious Reasons; RFP #10D, Lease/Purchase Financing of Vehicles; Deed of Easement and Right-of-Way Agreement Between Loudoun County Public Schools and Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative – ES-20 Property; and licensed and classified personnel actions, including the following administrative appointments:

David Spage as director of high school education. Mr. Spage holds a bachelor's degree in public administration and a master's degree in education from George Mason University. He has served as a social studies teacher at Oakton High School and Robinson Secondary School and as an assistant principal at Oakton High School, all in Fairfax County Public Schools; as an assistant principal at Broad Run High School; and as principal of Potomac Falls High School.

... a revision to School Board Policy §2-3, Code of Ethics for School Board Members.
... a revision to School Board Policy §8-15, Admission Requirements.

INFORMATION ITEMS

Planning and Legislative Services – Executive Director of Planning and Legislative Services Dr. Sam Adamo presented a staff proposal for changing the process for changing school attendance boundaries.

Curriculum and Instruction - Blue Ridge District School Board member Priscilla B. Godfrey presented a review of School Board policies §5-1, §5-2, §5-3, §5-4, §5-5.1, §5-7, §5-8, §5-9, §5-10, §5-11, §5-12 and §5-13.

Business and Financial Services – Assistant Superintendent for Business and Financial Services E. Leigh Burden presented the School Board Calendar for the Fiscal Year 2011 School Operating Budget, the fiscal years 2011-2016 Capital Improvement Program and the fiscal years 2011-2016 Capital Asset Preservation Program review and adoption.

Personnel Services – Leesburg District School Board member Tom Marshall presented a review of School Board policies §7-1, §7-3, §7-61 and §7-64.

DELEGATIONS

Greg Kelly spoke about the need for a new elementary school in Leesburg and the problems created by diversity at Ball's Bluff Elementary.

CALENDAR

August 20

VSBA Hot Topic – Education Reforms & Economic Recovery

Thursday

Charlottesville Omni

8:00 a.m.

School-Business Partnership Executive

School Administration Building

Council

August 21

8:00 a.m.

New Employee Orientation

Friday

Heritage High School

August 25

6:30 p.m.

Goals Setting Session

Tuesday

School Administration Building

August 26

All Teachers Return

Wednesday

August 27

8:00 a.m.

Loudoun Education Foundation

Thursday

School Administration Building

September 1

6:30 p.m.

Legislative/Policy Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

September 2

8:30 a.m.

Curriculum & Instruction Committee

Wednesday

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

Joint School Board/Board of Supervisors

County Government Center

Subcommittee

September 7

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY – All Schools and Administrative Offices Closed

Monday

September 8

First Day of School for Students

Tuesday

3:00 p.m. (Note Time Change)

Finance, Construction & Site Acquisition

School Administration Building

Committee

4:00 & 6:30 p.m.

2nd Tuesday School Board Meeting

School Administration Building

September 9

8:00 a.m.

Chamber of Commerce – State of Education

Wednesday

School Administration Building

Address

COMCAST – Public Access Channel 18 telecasts School Board meetings live and at noon on Thursday following the live meetings. The meeting will also be Web cast at www.lcps.org.