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Upcoming Board of Education Meetings

The Board of Education meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month, October through May, the 4th Tuesdays only June through September and the 2nd Tuesday only in December.

Time: 6:30 p.m. (public hearings may begin at 6:15 p.m)

Location: The Educational Service Center, 300 West Broadway, Suite 1600

Members of the public are invited to attend the meetings or view from home.  Those who wish to address the Board are welcome to do so during the Public Participation portion of the meeting, which is one of the first agenda items.

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View May 23, 2017 Regular Meeting Agenda as PDF

May 23, 2017
6:30 P.M.
300 West Broadway, Suite 1600
Council Bluffs, Iowa


  • Plans, Specifications, and Form of Contract for Bid #17-017, Rue Elementary East Side Playground
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Moment of Silence
  4. Pledge of Allegiance
  5. We are Proud of Our Schools/Introductions
  • Employee Recognition
  • Student Spotlight
  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. *Approval of Minutes
  • Regular Meeting of May 9, 2017
  1. Public Participation

(This is an opportunity for members of the public to address the Board regarding agenda items or other matters of concern.)

  1. Superintendent’s Report

*A.     Student Achievement

  • Update on Work-Based Learning Experiences and GROW Council Bluffs

*B.     Informational Presentations

  • Facilities and Construction Report
  • 2016-2017 Climate Survey Data
  • Annual Report on 21st Century Programming

*C.     Resolutions

  • Approval of Plans, Specifications and Form of Contract for Bid #17-017, Rue Elementary East Side Playground
  • Approval of the Special Education 28E Consortium Agreement for APEX program in Glenwood, IA
  • Approval of Tentative List of 2017 Graduates
  • Approval of Revised Job Description – Network Systems Specialist
  • Approval of Bid #17-016, Request for Furniture and Installation Services
  • Approval of RFP 17-012 Bids
  • Policy Review/Approval
    • Final Reading of the Following Policies and Administrative Regulations:

422.1 Travel Expense Reimbursement – Regulation
510    Use of Electronic Surveillance and Security Equipment – Students
527.1 Nutrition Education and Promotion
527.2 Physical Activity
527.3 Other School-Based Activities that Promote Student Wellness
527.4 Nutrition Guidelines for All Foods Available on Campus
527.5 Nutritional Content Standards
527.6 Fundraising Ideas
601    School Day
603.3 Curriculum Development
603.4 Program Evaluation
606    Physical Education Exception
617    Internet Appropriate Student Use
617.1 Internet-Appropriate Student Use – Regulation
628    Teaching About Controversial Issues
633    Student Publications
634    Student Qualifications for Senior Year Plus Coursework
712    Post-Issuance Compliance for Tax Exempt Obligations
801    Property Management (typo corrected since first reading)

  • Final Reading of Administrative Regulation 701.1 “Purchasing Bidding”
  1. Approval of Consent Agenda

*A.     Business Items

  • Approval of Contracts for Placement of Student Teachers
  • Approval of Agreement for Exchange of Services Between CBCSD and Green Hills AEA for the 2017-2018 School Year

*B.     Personnel Action

*C.     Claims & Accounts

  1. Closed Session

BE IT RESOLVED that a Closed Session, as provided in Section 21.5 (1) (i) of the Open Meetings Law be conducted to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose performance is being considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual has requested a closed session.

  1. Return to Open Session from Closed Session
  2. Adjournment


*Denotes Exhibit