Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/5/2017 - 7:00 PM
Category: New Business and Reports to the Board
Type: Info
Subject: B Policies
Strategic Plan:
Objective 6.2 Continuous Improvement
ACPS will engage in cycles of continuous improvement at every level of the school division, and it will employ evidence-based decision-making in its consideration of process improvements, policy making, and budgeting and accountability.
Policy: BF - Board Policy Manual
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable):
File Attachment:
171005_Memo_B_Policy_Revisions.pdf
171005_Policy_BBBC_Board_Member_Oath_of_Office.pdf
171005_Policy_BBE_Unexpired_Term_Fulfillment.pdf
171005_Policy_BBFA_Confilict_of_Interests_and_Disclosure_of_Economic_Interests.pdf
171005_Policy_BDA_Regular_School_Board_Meetings.pdf
171005_Policy_BDB_Special_School_Board_Meetings.pdf
171005_Policy_BDC_Closed_Meetings.pdf
171005_Policy_BDCA_Calling_and_Certification_of_Closed_Meetings.pdf
171005_Policy_BDD_Electronic_Participation_in_Meetings_From_Remote_Locations.pdf
171005_Policy_BDDA_Notification_of_School_Board_Meetings.pdf
171005_Policy_BDDC_Agenda_Preparation_and_Dissemination.pdf
171005_Policy_BDDG_Minutes.pdf
171005_Policy_BHD_School_Board_Member_Compensation_and_Benefits.pdf
Agenda Item Summary: Statutory/Regulatory Policy Revisions:
Changes to the Code of Virginia took effect in 2017 that impact School Board policies. As part of the Board’s continuing policy review, we recommend that it examine the resulting statutory and regulatory policy revisions below. (Hyperlinks to the current policies are included for reference.)

Policy BBBC: Board Member Oath of Office
Last reviewed in 2014, Policy BBBC’s policy and legal references have been updated.

Policy BBE: Unexpired Term Fulfillment
Last reviewed in 2015, Policy BBE’s legal references have been updated to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §2.2-2802 by HB 1490.

Policy BBFA: School Board Members and Employees Conflicts of Interests and Disclosure of Economic Interests
Last reviewed in 2016, Policy EFB has been updated to reflect the amendment of the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act by HB 1854/SB 1312.
Policy BDA: Regular School Board Meetings
Last reviewed in 2015, this policy has been updated to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §2.2-3707 by HB 1540. Its cross references were also updated.

Policy BDB: Special School Board Meetings
Last reviewed in 2015, this policy has been updated to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §22.1-3708 by HB 1540.

Policy BDC: Closed Meetings
Last reviewed in 2016, this policy has been revised to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §2.2-3711 by HB 1540.


Policy BDCA: Calling and Certification of Closed Meetings
Last reviewed in 2014, Policy BDCA has been updated to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §2.2-3712 by HB 1540.

Policy BDD: Electronic Participation in Meetings from Remote Locations
Last reviewed in 2016, this policy has been updated to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §22.1-3708 by HB 1540.

Policy BDDA: Notification of School Board Meetings
Last reviewed in 2014, Policy BDDA has been updated to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §2.2-3707 by HB 1540.

Policy BDDC: Agenda Preparation and Dissemination
Last reviewed in 2014, this policy has been updated to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §2.2-3707 by HB 1540. As the Code requires notice of meetings to be posted as least three working days prior to the meeting, this policy has been also revised to require the proposed agenda for regular meetings to be posted on the ACPS website at least three working days prior to the scheduled meeting.
Policy BDDG: Minutes
Last reviewed in 2015, this policy has been updated to reflect the amendment of Va. Code §2.2-3704 by HB 1539. It has also been updated to avoid duplication of matters covered in Policy KBA: Requests for Information, and its legal references have been updated.

Policy BHD: School Board Member Compensation and Benefits
Last reviewed in 2009, this policy has been updated to reflect that School Board members may participate in the Division’s group insurance plan in accordance with Policy BHE: School Board Member Liability Insurance.
Background: The Code of Virginia § 22.1-253.13:7 requires that each local school board shall maintain and follow up-to-date policies, and that all policies shall be reviewed at least every five years and revised as needed. In addition, the Alexandria City School Board’s Policy BF provides that policies will be reviewed at least every three years and revised as needed.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board review the attached policies.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Final-Clerk of the Board - Proxy