Board Policy Committee Minutes – February 23, 2022

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: Seaniece Heilman

The Board Policy Committee (BPC) met on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at 3:30 p.m.

Committee Members Present: Dr. Paul Gausman, Dr. Juli Albert, Taylor Goodvin (3:36 p.m.), Bob
Michaelson, and Seaniece Heilman

Committee Members Absent: none

Guests: Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Tim Paul, Rich Luze, Dr. Dora Jung, Dr. Kim Buryanek,
Coyreen Weidner, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan

Appeal District Transfer Review: Dr. Gausman / Jim Vanderloo

Conclusion: The Board Policy Committee was presented an appeal of a denied transfer request by Dr. Paul Gausman and Jim Vanderloo. The Board Policy Committee reviewed the appeal and all
supporting documents. BP 501.8 and AR501.8 were also presented as the basis of the original denial to the request. After consideration, the Board Policy Committee denied the appeal to the transfer request.

BP 501.3 – School Attendance Areas / Assignment: Dr. Brian Burnight / Jim Vanderloo

Conclusion: BP 501.3 was reviewed by Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, and Attorney Maureen
Heffernan with no proposed revisions to the BP. BP 501.3 is up for annual review and was approved
as written and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, February 28, 2022.

AR 501.3 – School Attendance Areas / Assignment: Dr. Brian Burnight / Jim Vanderloo

Conclusion: AR 501.3 was reviewed by Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, and Attorney Maureen
Heffernan with no proposed revisions to the AR. AR 501.3 is up for annual review and was
acknowledged by the Board Policy Committee and will be included in the February 18, 2022
Informational Update and updated on the District website.

BP 710.1 – School Nutrition Program: Tim Paul / Rich Luze

Conclusion: BP 710.1 was reviewed by Tim Paul, Rich Luze and Attorney Maureen Heffernan.
Revisions to BP 710.1 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for
first reading on Monday, February 28 2022.

AR 710.1– School Nutrition Program: Tim Paul / Rich Luze

Conclusion: AR 710.1 was reviewed by Tim Paul, Rich Luze and Attorney Maureen Heffernan.
Revisions to AR 710.1 were approved as presented and was acknowledged by the Board Policy
Committee and will be included in the February 18, 2022 Informational Update and updated on the
District website.

BP 901.5 – Educational Specification for Buildings: Tim Paul

Conclusion: BP 901.5 was reviewed by Tim Paul and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to BP
901.5 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on
February 28, 2022.

AR 901.5 – Educational Specification for Buildings: Tim Paul

Conclusion: AR 901.5 was reviewed by Tim Paul and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to AR
901.5 were acknowledged by the Board Policy Committee as presented and will be included in the
February 18, 2022 Informational Update and updated on the District website.

BP 502.9 – Weapons Free Schools: Dr. Dora Jung

Conclusion: BP 502.9 was reviewed by Dr. Dora Jung and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to BP 502.9 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on February 28, 2022.

AR 502.9 – Weapons Free Schools: Dr. Dora Jung

Conclusion: AR 502.9 was reviewed by Dr. Dora Jung and Attorney Maureen Heffernan with no
proposed revisions to the AR. AR 502.9 is up for its 5-year review and was acknowledged by the
Board Policy Committee. AR 502.9 will be included in the February 18, 2022 Informational Update
and updated on the District website.

BP 203.1 – Board Committees

Conclusion: BP 203.1 was reviewed by Attorney Maureen Heffernan per a Board Member’s request for revision. Revisions to BP 203.1 were approved to be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on February 28, 2022.

Discussion: BP 507.9 and AR 507.9 – Nutrition and Physical Activity Wellness in the Schools: Tim Paul / Rich Luze

Conclusion: After discussion, it was requested by Tim Paul and Rich Luze that BP 507.9 and AR 507.9 be reviewed at the March Board Policy Committee meeting.

The next Board Policy Committee meeting will be March 15, 2022.