Board Policy Committee Minutes – January 19, 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, January 19, 2021, at 3:30 p.m.

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

Committee Members Absent: Taylor Goodvin

Guests: Dr. Kim Buryanek, Kim Neal, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan

BP 709 – Transporting Students in Private Vehicles: Dr. Kim Buryanek

Conclusion: BP 709 was reviewed and edited by Brian Fahrendholz and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to BP 709 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, January 25, 2021.

BP 709.6 – Elective Student Transportation: Dr. Kim Buryanek

Conclusion: BP 709.6 was reviewed and edited by Brian Fahrendholz and Attorney Maureen
Heffernan. Revisions to BP 709.6 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, January 25, 2021.

BP 205.1 – Compensation of Expenses: President Perla Alarcon-Flory

Conclusion: At the Board’s request on January 11, 2021, BP 205.1 was sent back to the Policy Committee for further review. BP 205.1 was discussed and edited and will be brought forward to the
full Board for first reading on Monday, January 25, 2021

AR 502.8 – Reasonable Force / Physical Restraint and Seclusion: Kim Neal

Conclusion: AR 502.8 was completely rewritten by Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan in
accordance with the new Chapter 103 rules. Revisions to AR 502.8 were approved as presented and will be placed on the District’s website on January 20, 2021, as required by law. AR 502.8 will be included in the January 22, 2021, Informational Update. Policy 502.8 will be reviewed in March.

BP 504.10 – Student Injury and Illness at School: Kim Neal

Conclusion: BP 504.10 was reviewed and edited by Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan.
Revisions to BP 504.10 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, January 25, 2021.

AR 504.10 – Student Injury or Illness at School: Kim Neal

Conclusion: AR 504.10 was reviewed and edited by Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan.
Revisions to AR 504.10 were approved as presented and will be included in the January 22, 2021
Informational Update and updated on the District website once the policy has been approved by the Board.

BP 504.12 – Student Medication Administration: Kim Neal

Conclusion: BP 504.12 was reviewed and edited by Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan.
Revisions to BP 504.12 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, January 25, 2021.

AR 504.12 – Student Medication Administration: Kim Neal

Conclusion: AR 504.12 was reviewed and edited by Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen Heffernan.
Revisions to AR 504.12 were approved as presented and will be included in the January 22, 2021
Informational Update and updated on the District website once the policy has been approved by the Board.

BP 504.13 – Head Lice: Kim Neal

Conclusion: BP 504.13 was reviewed by Kim Neal and recommended for deletion. BP 504.13 was approved for deletion and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday,
January 25, 2021.

AR 504.13 – Head Lice: Kim Neal

Conclusion: AR 504.13 was reviewed by Kim Neal and recommended for deletion. AR 504.13 was
approved for deletion and will be included in the January 22, 2021, Informational Update and removed from the District website once the policy has been approved by the Board.

The next Board Policy Committee meeting will be held January 27, 2021.