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April 22, 2020, Board Meeting

Last Updated: 5/15/2020 12:33 PM


                        Pursuant to KRS Chapter 61, notice is hereby given that on April 22, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., the special scheduled meeting of the Owen County Board of Education will be a video teleconference meeting in accordance with KRS 61.826.  The primary location of the meeting will be held at the regularly scheduled meeting place in the Owen County Upper Elementary School Media center located at 1960 Highway 22 East, Owenton, KY  40359. At this primary location, members of the public may attend the meeting, and all members of the Board, regardless of whether they are participating in person or by teleconference, may be seen and heard.  Board members may participate in this meeting via teleconference from multiple secondary locations, which are not open to the public, in every manner as if they were present in person.  The same procedures with regard to participation, distribution of materials, and other matters shall apply to this meeting.  Any interruption in the video or audio broadcast of the meeting at any location shall result in the suspension of the meeting until the broadcast is restored.  In lieu of COVID-19, our scheduled meeting at 6:00 p.m. will be broadcast live on Microsoft Teams at this link:                 



                                                                                    Secretary to the Board of Education     



Notice of this Meeting was emailed on April 21, 2020, to all persons or entities entitled to receive a special meeting notice.                        




For A Live Feed, please use the following link:            

April 22, 2020 - 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

Dr. Stafford, Recognition

  1. Discussion/Action Items
  1. Consideration/Approval – Pay Application #25
  2. Consideration/Approval - BG4 for the Owen County Lower Elementary School Renovation/Addition Project
  3. Consideration/Approval -  Waiver of Graduation Requirements for the 2019-2020 School Year
  4. Consideration/Approval - 2019-2020 Revised School Calendar
  5. Consideration/Approval – 2020-2021 Code of Acceptable Behavior and Discipline
  6. Consideration/Approval – MOU with Mountain Comprehensive Care for the 2020-2021 School Year
  7. Consideration/Approval – Acceptance of $5000 from White Cloud for Technology Funds
  8. Consideration/Approval – Technology Network Engineer Technician Position
  9. Consideration/Approval – RFQ for Auditor Services for the 2019-2020 school year
  10. Consideration/Approval – 2020-2021 Student Accident Insurance with Roberts Insurance
  11. Consideration/Approval – Hillard Speech Therapy, LLC for the provision of speech / language services to qualified students for the 2020-2021 school year
  12. Consideration/Approval – Lisa H. Logan Physical Therapy Services for the provision of physical therapy services to qualified students for the 2020-2021 school year
  13. Consideration/Approval – Newland Speech Therapy Contract Services, LLC for the provision of speech / language services to qualified students for the 2020-2021 school year
  14. Consideration/Approval – Akers Occupational Therapy Services, LLC for the provision of occupational therapy services to qualified students for the 2020-2021 school year
  15. Consideration/Approval – Compass Behavioral Services and Consultation, LLC for the provision of behavior support services for the 2020-2021 school year
  16. Consideration/Approval – Jennifer Strong, Vision Consultant / AT Specialist for the provision of visually impaired services to qualified students for the 2020-2021 school year
  17. Consideration/Approval – 2020 FRYSC Youth Service Corps Site Application
  18. Consideration/Approval – Surplus Bus #351 & #371- No Longer in Operation


  1. Reports – No Action
    1. School Reports
      1.  Principal Reports – OCHS, MBMS & OCES
      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 – March 16, 2020
  2. Approve Accounts Paid and Payable
  3. Approve Financial Report
  4. Approve Donations
    1. Winner’s Circle to OCHS JUDO Invitational in the amount of $301.00
    2. Young's Screen Printing to OCHS Boy's Golf in the amount of $400.00
  5. Approve Fund Raiser Requests - None
  6. Approve Overnight/Out-of-State Field Trips - None



Acknowledgement: Monthly Personnel Report


  1. Motion to Adjourn