KETCHIKAN GATEWAY BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
School Board Regular Meeting
October 18, 2023
Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly Chambers
The Board of Education respectfully acknowledges the traditional first people of this land in Ketchikan, the Tongass Tlingit people.
- CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, ROLL CALL
- OATH OF OFFICE
3. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD
a. Election of President
b. Election of Vice President
c. Election of Clerk-Treasurer
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
5. PUBLIC RECOGNITION – Custodian’s Day; 2023 Red Ribbon Week; Principals Month; Alaska Native Heritage Month; AASB Master Boardsmanship Award
6. CITIZEN REMARKS
7. INFORMATION AND REPORTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS including any Committee Reports
8. REPORTS FOR INFORMATION – Claims of September 29, 2023; October 13, 2023; September 2023 Monthly Operating Fund Report
9. REPORTS – Student Report - Superintendent Report
10. CONSENT CALENDAR
a. Motion to approve the meeting minutes of September 27, 2023
b. Motion to extend a long-term substitute contract for Judith Doyon at TSAS.
c. Motion to approve a multiyear subscription with OETC (Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum) for Google Workspace for Education Plus.
d. Motion to approve a purchase of SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological awareness, Phonics and Sight words) reading materials from Collaborative Classroom.
e. Motion to approve an additional authorization for the four-year lease agreement with American Capital Finance in the amount not to exceed $85, 000 for FY24 and not exceed $320,000 over the four year term of agreement.
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
a. New Board Member Orientation
14. BOARD COMMENTS
15. ADVANCE PLANNING
a. Parliamentary Procedure Basics using Robert’s Rules of Order 10/19/23 at 12:00 pm in the Borough Assembly Chambers
b. Borough Official Training on OMA, Ethics and Records Wednesday 10/25/23 at 5:30pm in the Borough Assembly Chambers.
c. AASB Annual Conference November 9-12, 2023 The Hilton, Anchorage, AK
d. School Board Listening Session
e. Senior Carnival October 21, 2023
f. School Board regular meeting Wednesday November 15, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Borough Assembly Chambers
The Board reserves the right to go into executive session at any time as and to the extent provided by
AS 44.62.310 (the Public Meetings Act) and Board Policy 9321 (Executive Sessions)