Board Policy Committee Minutes – March 15, 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, March 15, 2022, at 3:30 p.m.

Committee Members Present: Dr. Paul Gausman, Dr. Juli Albert (3:37 p.m.), Bob Michaelson, and
Seaniece Heilman

Committee Members Absent: Taylor Goodvin

Guests: Dr. Kim Buryanek, Dr. Jen Gomez, Dr. Dora Jung, Leslie Heying, Tim Paul, Rich Luze, Dr.
Brian Burnight, Coyreen Weidner, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan

BP 604.5 – Testing Program: Dr. Kim Buryanek

Conclusion: BP 604.5 was reviewed by Dr. Kim Buryanek and Attorney Maureen Heffernan.
Revisions to BP 604.5 were approved as presented and will brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, March 28, 2022.

BP 403.8 – Notifications of Convictions, Abuse Charges and Motor Vehicle Citations: Dr. Jen Gomez

Conclusion: BP 403.8 was reviewed by Dr. Jen Gomez and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions
to BP 403.8 was approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, March 28, 2022.

Employee Handbook: Dr. Jen Gomez

Conclusion: Dr. Gomez shared proposed revisions to the Employee Handbook. Proposed revisions to the Employee Handbook were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for the first reading on Monday, March 28, 2022.

BP 504.15 – Drug / Alcohol / Tobacco / Nicotine – Free Schools: Dr. Dora Jung/ Leslie Heying

Conclusion: BP 504.15 was reviewed by Dr. Dora Jung, Leslie Heying and Attorney Maureen
Heffernan. Revisions to BP 504.15 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, March 28 2022.

AR 504.15 – Drug / Alcohol / Tobacco / Nicotine – Free Schools: Dr. Dora Jung/ Leslie Heying

Conclusion: AR 504.15 was reviewed by Dr. Dora Jung, Leslie Heying and Attorney Maureen
Heffernan. Revisions to AR 504.15 were approved as presented and was acknowledged by the Board Policy Committee. AR 504.15 will be included in the March 25, 2022 Informational Update and updated on the District website.

BP 901.6 – Educational Site Development: Tim Paul

Conclusion: BP 901.6 was reviewed by Tim Paul and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to BP
901.6 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on
March 28, 2022.

BP 902.1 – Maintenance Schedule: Tim Paul

Conclusion: BP 902.1 was reviewed by Tim Paul and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Revisions to BP
902.1 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on
March 28, 2022.

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

Conclusion: BP 507.9 was reviewed by Tim Paul, Rich Luze and Attorney Maureen Heffernan with no proposed revisions. BP 507.9 was brought forward per the request of Rich Luze and Tim Paul and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on March 28, 2022.

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

Conclusion: AR 507.9 was reviewed by Tim Paul, Rich Luze and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. AR
507.9 was approved as presented and was acknowledged by the Board Policy Committee. AR 507.9 will be included in the March 25, 2022 Informational Update and updated on the District website.

The next Board Policy Committee meeting will be April 20, 2022.