School Board Meeting Monday June 14, 2021

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Regular Meeting of the BCSD Board of Directors

Benton County School District

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Benton County School District will be held June 14, 2021 05:30 PM at the Office of the Superintendent 231 Court Street, Ashland, MS 38603

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, access to the meeting room will be limited to a total of ten occupants. To comply with the Mississippi Open Meetings Act (MS Code Section 25-41-1 et seq.) members of the public may join the Zoom meeting link established for this meeting. The Zoom login information is posted on ourwebsite:

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

Unless removed from the consent agenda and placed under discussion/action, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time with no discussion.



1. Call to Order

2. Invitation to Prayer

3. Adoption of Agenda

4. Approval of Meeting Minutes

     4.1. May 10, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

     4.2. May 17, 2021 Special Called Meeting Minutes

5. Public Concerns (Time Limit: 30 Minutes)Comments or concerns from parents/stakeholders

6. Discussion/Action

     6.1. Request Approval of Collaborative Agreement with Millcreek of Pontotoc

     6.2. Finance Department Review

     6.2.1. Monthly Financial Reports

     6.2.2. Accept CTE ESSER Grant

     6.2.3. Request Approval of 180 Day Teachers Assistant Salary Schedule

     6.2.4. Approval of Proposal of Risk Management and Insurance Services (Fisher Brown Bottrell)

     6.3. Approval of Claims Docket

     6.4. Letters of Resignation

     6.5. Hiring Recommendation - Maintenance/Transportation Director

     6.6. Hiring Recommendation - Maintenance Employee

     6.7. Hiring Recommendations - Central Office Staff

     6.8. Hiring Recommendation - Itinerant Art Teacher (HFAC & AHS)

     6.9. Hiring Recommendations - HFAC

     6.10. Hiring Recommendations - AES

     6.11. Hiring Recommendations - AHS

     6.12. Hiring Recommendations - Non Certified Personnel

     6.13. Revisit Social Media Policy for Schools

     6.14. First Reading of BCSD Student Release Policy

     6.15. Second Reading and Approval of District Vehicle Use Policy

7. Consent Agenda

     7.1. Fund Raiser Request - AHS

     7.2. Requests for School Bus Turn Around

     7.3. Approval of Asset Disposals

8. Superintendent's Update

9. Board Concerns

10. Adjournment

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