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November 8, 2012

Knoxville School Board meets Monday

Knoxville —  

The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session Monday, Nov. 12, at 5:30 p.m. The full agenda is pasted below.
 
 
REGULAR MEETING OF THE
KNOXVILLE BOARD OF EDUCATION
KNOXVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING ROOM
309 WEST MAIN
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012                                                                        5:30 P.M.
1.  CALL TO ORDER
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2.   ROLL CALL
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3.  ADDITIONS, CORRECTIONS, AND                                  Motion _________________ 2nd ______________
     APPROVAL OF AGENDA
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4.  CITIZENS ADDRESSING THE BOARD                        _________________________________________________________________________________________
CONSENT ACTION ITEMS
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5.  APPROVE MINUTES; OCTOBER 22, 2012, REGULAR MEETING (see attachment)
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6.  APPROVE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
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7.  APPROVE WARRANTS        
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8.  PERSONNEL ISSUES                                                                Approve a work agreement for Karen Baxter - food
                        service @ Middle School (5 hours/day).
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RECOMMENDATION:        Approve consent action items as recommended.
        Motion ________________ 2nd _______________
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DISCUSSION ACTION ITEMS
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9.  REQUEST FROM SOFTBALL PARENTS                        Cindy Jones, representing parents of softball players,
                                                                        will request approval from the Board to raise funds
for a new scoreboard at the softball field.  She will also talk about enlarging the concession stand.
RECOMMENDATION:        Approve the request to raise funds for a new
scoreboard at the softball field.
Motion _______________ 2nd _______________
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10.  INFORMATION - HIGH SCHOOL DEAN OF                 A report on the work of the High School Deans will
        STUDENTS                                                        be presented at the meeting.
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11.  PROPOSAL FOR A SCHOOL-SPONSORED                        At least one parent will address the Board and
HIGH SCHOOL TRAP TEAM                                ask that board members authorize a school-
                                                                sponsored trap team.  The parent has been asked to
share all aspects of the program that the school would be asked to provide.
RECOMMENDATION:        Because this is the first time this request will be
brought to the board, I do not believe it is appropriate for the board to make a decision on the request.  The item can be included on the agenda for the December 10 meeting.
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12.  INFORMATION - ENERGY USE REPORT                         Mr. Mobley has prepared a report comparing
energy usage during the past two years.  The information from the report indicates that the energy-efficiency measures we have taken over the past couple years (lighting & boilers) have had a positive impact on energy use.  A copy of the report is included as an attachment.

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