June 20, 2022
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Mt. Vernon Administrative Service Center
In the hallway outside the auditorium at Mt. Vernon High School.
In the auditorium at Mt. Vernon High School
In the Boardroom at the Administrative Service Center
The School Board, before each meeting, offers the opportunity to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance. People attending the meeting are welcome to take part in this procedure. Those desiring not to take part may either remain in the hallway before the meeting or sit quietly in the meeting room.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to Indiana Code § 36-1-11, notice is hereby given that the Board of School Trustees of Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation shall convene in public session on June 20, 2022, at 7:00 pm EDT at 1806 W. State Road 234, Fortville, IN 46040 to discuss and hear objections and support regarding the proposed donation of land commonly known as parcels 30-02-09-400-018.000-017, 30-02-09-408-009.000-017, and 30-02-09-403-001.000-017 (collectively “Parcel”) to Town of Fortville (“Town”), a Quitclaim Deed ("Deed"), and various closing documents needed for the donation of the Parcel to Town. You are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing.
Mr. Casey Dodd, Mt. Vernon High School
Jag Program - James Cochran
Due to recent legislative changes, I am recommending the board consider the following new and updated policies for a first reading.
F125 - Purchasing Procedures and Capital Assets
Recent changes and complexity of highly-audited policy. Improvements help with audit/compliance
C125 - Legal Settlement
Update due to 2022 State Board of Account guidance received in spring 2022.
D500 - School Resource Officer Employment & Training
Elevating some aspects to policy that could be administrative guidelines and adds language that will be required by July 1, 2023.
H225 - Public Comments and Concerns
New statute requiring comment from any individually physically present. Also, requires the board to provide opportunity for public comment before the Board takes final action ona topic.
B225 - Meetings
Provided clarification if we need virtual meeting(s).
C175 - Student Attendance and Academic Engagement
New title for policy along with defining continuous learning (virtual/distance). This conforms with new law related to the amount of asynchronous learning.
D325 - Personal Background Checks and Mandatory Reporting
Plenty of new language required by SEA 115 from General Assembly 2022.
H 225 - Public Participation at Board Meetings
May only address items listed in the agenda
Must be recognized by the presiding officer.
Must reside within the Corporation boundaries, and/or are parents/guardians of MVCSC students, and/or employees of MVCSC.
Must provide name, address, and group affiliation, if and when appropriate
Limited to 3 minutes duration
Comments and concerns related to curriculum, methods of instruction, instructional materials, or Corporation employees shall be submitted in writing to the principal of the school and the Superintendent.
All statements shall be directed to the presiding officer; no person may address or question Board members individually
For those wishing to address the board on an item not on the agenda, a request to place an item on the agenda must be received no later than seven (7) days prior to the meeting.
The school board shall use a consent agenda (Policy #0166.1) to keep routine matters. By a single motion, the Board approves/adopts the following items or actions which reflect application of School Board Policy and/or Indiana Code. Any items marked "Consent" may be removed from the agenda by a Board Member or the Superintendent.
May 16, 2022 Board Meeting Minutes
Fortville RDC - Mr. Tony May
Cumberland RDC - Mrs. Kellie Freeman
Hancock Co. RDC - Mr. Phil Edwards
McCordsville RDC - Mrs. Shannon Walls
MVEF - Mr. Chad Gray