Moffat County School Board takes action at meetings

At its workshop Thursday, the Moffat County School Board:

• Discussed policies regarding the district’s organizational chart, bullying, student code of conduct, violent and aggressive behavior, salary schedule, bids and quotations and corporate sponsorship. With the exception of the salary schedule policy, all policy updates were recommended by the Colorado Association of School Boards.

• Heard a presentation on Colorado Student Assessment Program from Assistant Superintendent Brent Curtice and Technology Director Marlene Knez.

At its regular meeting Thursday, the Moffat County School Board:

• Heard presentations from representatives of the Moffat County High School Future Business Leaders of America and Speech and Debate Team. Sunset Elementary School faculty also updated the board on a Seattle conference they attended recently.

• Approved, 7-0, the minutes from its June 9 meeting.

• Approved, 7-0, financial reports for June and July.

• Approved, 7-0, the quarterly general fund financial report. According to district data, the general fund balance for June-July 2011 was $655,812. At the same time last year, the general fund had a deficit of $123,227.

• Approved, 7-0, check registers for July and August.

• Approved, 7-0, a personnel report for July and August.

• Approved, 7-0, first readings of policies regarding the school district’s personnel organizational chart, bullying prevention and education, student code of conduct, the salary schedule and bids and quotations.

• Approved, 7-0, a renewal of the contract between the school district and Sunrise Kids Preschool and Childcare.

• Adopted, 7-0, a resolution in support of Proposition 103, formerly known as Initiative 25, which would increase state income and sales taxes for the next five years to fund education. If passed, it would raise $536.1 million in the first fiscal year.

—Reported by Bridget Manley

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