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									                                         SCHOOL BOARD AGENDA
                                          BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                    LANDER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                            REGULAR MEETING
                                    DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
                                           625 WEAVER AVENUE
                                       BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV 89820
                                              February 25, 2009
                                                           6:30 P.M.



A. CALL TO ORDER
        Pledge of Allegiance
        Roll Call

B. APPROVAL AND ADOPTION OF NOTICED AGENDA
   RECOMMENDATION: That        the Board of Trustees approve and adopt the noticed agenda.

C. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDIZED ITEMS
   Your comments are very important to us and the Board encourages you to speak at the meeting. Please fill out and submit a
   white “Citizen’s Request to Speak” card and hand it into the Board President before public comment begins. The Board is
   precluded from discussing or acting on items raised during Public Comment, which are not already on the agenda. Rather,
   the information will be referred to the Superintendent for consideration. Public participation will be limited to three (3)
   minutes per individual. Public participation will be limited to five (5) minutes for an organization.

D. CONSENT ITEMS Note: consent items consist of any business that requires a vote, but will not require a great deal
   of discussion. The purpose is to shorten the meeting.

    Unless a trustee has a question concerning a particular item and asked that it be withdrawn from the consent list,
    the items will be voted on as a block. If a member of the public wishes to comment on an item in the consent
    calendar, please fill out and submit a white “Citizen’s Request to Speak” card to the Board President before this
    point in the agenda.

    Recommendation: That the Board of Trustees approve Consent Agenda Items 1 thru 4

        1. Approval of minutes of the meetings January 13 and January 28 2009.
        2. Approval and Payment of Bills and Warrants totaling $957,643.99 (Accounts Payable –
           January 26th $57,300.77, Accounts Payable – February 10th $142,416.02, Payroll –
           January 23rd $424,550.68, Payroll – February 10th $333,376.52).
        3. Inventory and Disposal Regulation 004.10.1 (Revision) – Recommendation: That the Board
             takes action to adopt the revision of the Inventory and Disposal Regulation 004.10.1 with the suggested change to
             the language of the regulation, which aligns District policy to State regulations.
        4.    Non-Licensed Coaches – The Board will review and possibly take action to approve a non-licensed coach
              in the District, contingent on him passing background check, Bobby Brooks for Assistant Wrestling Coach.

E. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION ITEMS
      1. Newmont Presentation – Shar Peterson, Newmont Mining Corporation’s Sr. External Relations
             Representative, will inform the Board and make a presentation on the Diesel program.
         2. Nevada Department of Taxation– Tom Gransbery, State of Nevada Department of Taxation Analyst,
             will be presenting and discussing taxation as it pertains to the School District Budget.
         3.   Transportation Report – Keith Jones, Small Mine Development Project Manager, will present and discuss
              his Summary and Recommendations on Lander County School District’s Transportation.

F. BOARD REPORTS/REQUESTS (Information only/No Action)
   Brief updates and notices from Board members regarding District activities, conferences, and/or action on requests by
   Board members for information or agenda items.
         1. NASB – President Davis will present NASB issues and updates.
G. ACTION ITEMS - Your comments are very important to us and the Board encourages you to speak on action items.
   Please fill out and submit a white “Citizen’s Request to Speak” card and hand it into the Board President before the agenda
   item or when you approach the podium.
        1. Resolution of iNVest ‘09 - Recommendation: That the Board review and possibly take action to fully
               endorse and support iNVest ’09 and its primary purpose of improving student achievement for all students.
        2. Adopt Board Goals - Recommendation: That the Board review and possibly take action to adopt the
               Three Goals discussed at the Winter Board Retreat of February 7-8, 2009.
        3. Appoint Board Representatives to Listening Sessions - Recommendation: That the Board
               review and possibly take action to appoint Board members to attend the Listening Sessions to be held
               simultaneously in Battle Mountain and Austin on March 4, 2009.
        4. Bids to Sell Busses - Recommendation: That the Board review and possibly accepts bids on three
               busses to reduce inventory.
        5. Bids on Floors - Recommendation: That the Board review and possibly take action to accept a bid to
               modernize the Mary S. Black School floors and to delay action on modernization of Eliza Pierce School floors
               until Spring.

H. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
I. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – The Board may make suggestions for items or topics to be placed on future agendas
   for Board consideration. Items suggested here may not necessarily be placed on a future agenda.

J. ESTABLISH SHORT TERM GOALS FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT – The Board may vote to
   establish a short-term goal/s for the Superintendent with time lines for completion.

 K. ADJOURNMENT
 Notice to persons with disabilities: Members of the public who are disabled and require special assistance or
 accommodations at the meeting are requested to notify the District’s Administrative Office, 625 Weaver Ave, Battle
 Mountain, NV 89820, or call 775-635-2886 at least one day in advance of the meeting.


                                                   AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING

STATE OF NEVADA           )
                          )SS.
LANDER COUNTY             )
SCHOOL DISTRICT


Deborah VanKomen, Secretary to the Board of Trustees, of said Lander County School District, Nevada, says that on
February 20, 2009, she posted a notice, of which the attached is a copy, at the following places: 1) Etcheverry's Plaza
bulletin board, 2) Lander County Court House, 3) Battle Mountain Post Office, 4) Lander County School District's
Administrative Offices, in said Lander County, where proceedings are pending.

Deborah VanKomen _________________________
Subscribed and sworn before me this 20th day of February 2009
WITNESS _____________________________

								
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