Board Policy Committee Minutes –April 21, 2021

Our Mission: The Sioux City Community School District exists to educate students to believe in their talents and skills, achieve academic excellence and succeed in reaching their potential.

Facilitator: Dr. Paul Gausman
Secretary: Cyndi Lloyd

The Board Policy Committee (BPC) met on Tuesday, April 21, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

Committee Members Present:  Dr. Paul Gausman, Perla Alarcon-Flory, Jeremy Saint, and Cyndi Lloyd

Committee Members Absent: Taylor Goodvin

Guests:  Jim Vanderloo, Patty Blankenship, Dr. Rita Vannatta, Kim Neal, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan

BP 505.11 – Student Fees / Fines / Rentals: Jim Vanderloo and Patty Blankenship

Conclusion: BP 505.11 was reviewed and edited by Jim Vanderloo, Patty Blankenship, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Ms. Heffernan proposed changing the title to “Student Fines and Charges.” Revisions to BP 505.11 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, April 26, 2021.

BP 505.12 – Fees & Fee Waivers for Traffic Education: Jim Vanderloo and Patty Blankenship

Conclusion: BP 505.12 was reviewed and edited by Jim Vanderloo, Patty Blankenship and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Ms. Heffernan proposed changing the title to: Student Fees and Fee Waivers. Revisions to BP 505.12 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, April 26, 2021.

AR 505.12 – Student Fees & Fee Waivers: Jim Vanderloo and Patty Blankenship

Conclusion: AR 505.12 was created by Attorney Maureen Heffernan and reviewed and approved as written by Jim Vanderloo and Patty Blankenship. AR 505.12 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for the first reading on Monday, April 26, 2021.

BP 809 – Insurance Program: Jim Vanderloo and Patty Blankenship

Conclusion: BP 809 was reviewed and edited by Dr. Rita Vannatta, Patty Blankenship, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to BP 809 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, April 26, 2021.

AR 809 – Insurance Program: Jim Vanderloo and Patty Blankenship

Conclusion: AR 809 was reviewed and edited by Dr. Rita Vannatta, Patty Blankenship, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to AR 809 were approved as presented and will be included in the April 23, 2021, Informational Update and updated on the District website once the policy has been approved by the Board.

BP 851.1 – Medicaid Claiming: Kim Neal and Patty Blankenship

Conclusion: BP 851.1 was reviewed and edited by Kim Neal, Patty Blankenship and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Ms. Heffernan proposed changing the title to: Medicaid Reimbursement. Revisions to BP 851.1 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, April 26, 2021.

The next Board Policy Committee meeting will be held May 18, 2021.