GPS Board Brief and Superintendent's Recognitions - December 18, 2018
GPS Board Brief and Superintendent's Recognitions - December 18, 2018
Posted on 12/19/2018
GPS Board Brief and Superintendent's Recognitions - December 18, 2018

The Governing Board met for their monthly regular board business meeting Tuesday December 18, 2018.  The meeting was called to order at 6:30pm.

The meeting began with the Superintendent’s Recognitions:

Gilbert High Marching Band

CVHS Swim and Dive Team

Highland High Cross Country Team

The Superintendent’s Report followed. Mr. McCord thanked those who attended recent community meetings regarding proposed boundary changes, and those who contributed their feedback online. Mr. McCord also wished everyone a peaceful winter break and a happy new year.

Requests to speak to the Governing Board followed. There were four calls to the public.

Ms. Bonnie Betz, Assistant Superintendent Business Services then presented the Monthly Budget Report.

The Consent Agenda was approved as presented with the exception of 7.02, with a 5-0 vote.

7.02 was approved with changes presented by board member, Mrs. Humpherys, with a 5-0 vote.

The following Consent Agenda items were approved with a 5-0 vote:

  • 7.03 Certified Personnel7.04 Support Staff Personnel
  • 7.05 Substitute Personnel
  • 7.06 Minimum Wage Increase
  • 7.07 Purchase of Up to Five (5) Ten-passenger Student Transportation Vans
  • 7.08 Approval of 2018-2019 Parent Support Organizations 
  • 7.09 Approval of Overnight and/or Out-of-State Travel
  • 7.10 Acceptance of Donations
  • 7.11 Ratification of Prior Month Financial Vouchers

Action item 8.01 The Purchase of a Mass Notification System and District Website followed.  Director of Communications and Marketing, Ms. Dawn Antestenis, was present to answer questions.  This was approved with a 5-0 vote.

Action item 8.02 Approval of Gilbert Schools Logo Refresh followed.  Director of Communications and Marketing, Ms. Dawn Antestenis, was present to answer questions.  This was approved with a 5-0 vote.

The following Action Agenda items were approved with 5-0 votes:

  • 8.03 Policy Development: Second / Adoption of Policy A - District Mission Statement
  • 8.04 Policy Development: Second Read / Adoption of Policy BA - Governing Board Operational Goals
  • 8.05 Policy Development: First Read of Policy IJOA - Field Trips
  • 8.06 Policy Development: First Read of Policy KJA - Relations with Booster Organizations

The meeting was adjourned at 7:50pm.

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