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  STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 

MEMBERS:

 

                                                                                Keith Amemiya                                                                     Nancy Budd                  

                                                                     Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui                   Grant Chun                          Jim Williams

                                                                        Patricia Halagao                         Danson Honda                     Amy Asselbaye

 

Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

 

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

1:30 p.m.

 

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

 

AGENDA

           

I.                    Call to Order

 

II.                  *Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items

 

III.                Approval of Minutes

 

IV.               Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

 

a.      Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) the November 18, 2014 General Business Meeting referral of the Policy Audit Permitted Interaction Group findings; (2) Department of Education’s Code of Conduct; and (3) Department of Education’s Department Directed Leave/Leave Pending Investigation matters

 

b.      Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on the following: (1) Department of Education’s Utility Costs; (2) the November 18, 2014 General Business Meeting referral of the Policy Audit Permitted Interaction Group findings; and (3) Department of Education’s Student Transportation

 

c.      Superintendent’s Report

 

V.                 *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items    

 

VI.                Action Items

 

a.      Discussion/Board action on the new policy structure based on the policy audit Permitted Interaction Group recommendation

Proposed Policy Structure

b.      Discussion/Board action on the Board’s 2014 Annual Charter School Report

Annual Charter School Report 2014

VII.             Executive Session

 

This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5(2), (3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

a.      Discussion/Board action on the State Librarian appointment

b.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employees Association contract, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

c.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities

 

VIII.                 Adjournment

 

*Any interested person may submit data, views, or arguments in writing to the Board on any agenda item.  An individual or representative wishing to testify should register prior to the meeting.  Testimony must be related to an item that is on the agenda and such person shall be required to identify the agenda item to be addressed by the testimony. Each individual or representative of an organization is allotted two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

 

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board of Education (BOE) will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution.  Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at www.hawaiiboe.net.  For those unable to print, the BOE Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.

 

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call 586-3334 at least three business days before the meeting.

 

Chairperson Office Hour:  The Board Chairperson is available to meet with interested members of the public on matters related to the BOE and public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the BOE Office (1390 Miller Street, Room 404, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813), by appointment only.  If you would like to meet with the Board Chairperson, please call the BOE office at (808) 586-3334, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.  If this is not possible, please feel free to email your questions and comments directly to the Board Chairperson at BOE_Hawaii@notes.k12.hi.us.  Thank you.