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November 18, 2019, Board Meeting



November 18, 2019 - 6:00 P.M.



Owen County Schools Mission & Vision – Our Mission at Owen County Schools is to provide opportunities and resources where all students will develop perseverance and a passion for life-long learning in a safe supportive educational environment.

Respect Others   Experience Learning   Build Relationships   Expect Excellence   Lead   Seek Opportunities


  1. Call to Order 
  1. Welcome
  2. Reading of the Mission & Vision Statement
  3. Roll Call
  4. Request to Speak Reminder


  1. Adoption of Agenda


  1. Recognition/Presentation

MBMS & OCHS Band Director Presentation

MBMS G&T Zoo Presentation


  1. Public Comments


  1. Discussion/Action Items
  1. Consideration/Approval – 2018-2019 Auditor’s Report
  2. Consideration/Approval – Acceptance of The Dairy Alliance Grant in the amount of $4000
  3. Consideration/Approval – OCHS Gymnasium Scoreboard Replacement Quotes
  4. Consideration/Approval – 2020-2021 School Calendar Committee
  5. Consideration/Approval – MOU with Bluegrass Behavioral Health
  6. Consideration/Approval – Acceptance of 2020 KETS 1st Offer of Assistance in the amount $14,902
  7. Consideration/Approval – Adjust Job Description  for Instructional  Assistant I (Employment Specialist Community Work Transition)  to include “Obtains and maintains Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) certification (required)
  8. Consideration/Approval – Raise hourly rate for the Instructional Assistant I (Employment Specialist Community Work Transition Program) and approve new Classified Salary Schedule retroactive to beginning of the school year


  1. Reports – No Action
    1. School Reports
      1.  Principal Reports – OCHS-No Report, MBMS & OCES October 30, 2019 & November 5, 2019
      2.  Activity Fund Financial Reports – OCHS, MBMS, OCUES, OCLES
    2. Curriculum/Federal Programs/Assessment
    3. Director of Special Education
    4. Director of Student Services
    5. Director of Maintenance
    6. Energy Manager Report
    7. Youth Services Center
    8. Family Resource Center
    9. 21st Century Community Learning Center
    10. Community Education
    11. Director of Technology
    12. Nurse
    13. Director of Finance
    14. Superintendent Update


Student Learning & Support Services – Consent Items



  1. Approve Minutes of Previous Board Meeting – October 21, 2019 & Special Board Meeting October 30, 2019
  2. Approve Accounts Paid and Payable
  3. Approve Financial Report
  4. Approve of Donations
    1. Larry Kenner to OCHS Boy’s Basketball in the amount of $500
  5. Approve Fund Raiser Requests
  6. Approve Overnight/Out-of-State Field Trips-None



Acknowledgement: Monthly Personnel Report


  1. Executive Session in Accordance with KRS 61.810(1)(k) and KRS 156.557(6)(c) for preliminary discussions relating to the evaluation of the Superintendent prior to the Summative Evaluation of the Superintendent


  1. Consideration/Approval/Discussion – Superintendent Summative Evaluation


  1. Motion to Adjourn