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Patricia Bergin      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

David Texeria (student representative)   Captain Lyn Hammer (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

Thursday, January 17, 2019
1:30 p.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building
1390 Miller Street, Room 404
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



I.          Call to Order

II.          *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items *new material added 01/16/2019*

III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of December 6, 2018 (General Business Meeting), December 6, 2018 (Special Meeting),

IV.         Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent

A.      Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on: (1) Update on the Department of Education's operating and Capital Improvement Program budget for fiscal biennium years 2019-2021: Executive Branch decisions; (2) Update on Department of Education's briefing to the Hawaii State Legislature on the Department's budget request for fiscal biennium years 2019-2021; (3) Update on Department of Education's Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA") per-pupil expenditure reporting; (4) Update on status of implementation of school impact fee districts:  fee collection and status update; (5) Committee Action on recommendation regarding selection of three public school land sites to lease pursuant to Act 155 (Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302A-1151.1, Pilot program for lease of public school land)

B.     Update on Ad Hoc Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(2)) concerning 2019 Legislative Session:  informational briefings and Board policy positions

C.     Superintendent's Report:  (1) January 2019 Education Update; (2) update on school visits; (3) update on 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan implementation: Focus on 2018 school year retrospective and looking forward to 2019; (4) update on 2019 Legislative Session 

V.          *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VI.         Action Items

A.      Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure recommendation regarding selection of three public school land sites to lease pursuant to Act 155 (Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302A-1151.1, Pilot program for lease of public school land)

B.      Board Action on Superintendent's evaluation for 2018-2019 School Year:  mid-year formative assessment and contract term

VII.       Executive Session

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

A.       Briefing on proposed legislation with possible legal implications

VIII.        Adjournment


Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item. Oral testimony will be accepted at the meeting. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide oral testimony to the Board. In accordance with Hawaii's Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), testimony should be related to an item that is on the agenda.

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Audio of this meeting and the presentation screen used in the meeting will be broadcast live. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should contact the Board Office at least three (3) business days before the meeting.

Chairperson Office Hour:  The Board Chairperson is available to meet with members of the public on matters related to public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Board Office, by appointment. Contact the Board Office, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.

                                                                                                                            Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson