Governing Board Brief - April 26, 2022

The Governing Board met for a scheduled regular board business meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.  The meeting was called to order at 6:00pm.

The meeting began with Superintendent Recognitions:

Oratorical Contest Winners - K-2 - Brigham Jeppesen -Boulder Creek - Dr. Seuss ; 3rd-6th - Oliver Campos - Spectrum - George Washington ; 7th-8th - Oceana Anders - Greenfield Junior High - American Photographer - Margaret Bourke-White
Augusta Ranch Principals Academy - Students in 5th and 6th grade at Augusta Ranch Elementary with a mission to help and serve others in their community.
2022 Best Communities for Music Education Award - The NAMM Foundation has recognized our Gilbert Public Schools community for the outstanding efforts of teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who are making music part of a well-rounded education for every child in their communities. 
The Superintendent’s Report followed:

Please join us in celebrating and thanking our GPS employees for the important work they do every day:
This week, Support Staff Appreciation Week.
Next week, May 2nd - 6th, Teacher Appreciation Week. 
May 11th, School Nurse and Health Assistant Day
This Wednesday, Administrative Professionals Day
Congratulations to Gilbert High JROTC Drill Team for their many achievements at the recent National Drill Meet.  They will be invited to next month’s Superintendent Recognitions.
US News and World Report just came out recognizing the top high schools in the state and the nation.  Congratulations to all of our high schools, and a special congratulation to Gilbert Classical Academy for being ranked 86 in the top 100 High Schools in the U.S.

There were 6 Requests to Speak with the Governing Board.

The FY 2022 Monthly Financial Report and 3rd Quarter Financial Report followed presented by Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Ms Bonnie J. Betz.

The following Consent Agenda was approved with a 5-0 vote:

7.02 Approval of Minutes for Regular Board Meeting on March 29, 2022 and Brief Board Business Meeting on April 5, 2022

7.03 Certified, Classified, and Substitute Personnel

7.04 2022-2023 Memorandum of Understanding Revision

7.05 Camp/Clinic Participation Fees at Mesquite Junior High School

7.06 CGCC IGA Amendment

7.07 Interior Paint Upgrade and Weatherization of All Buildings at Islands Elementary School

7.08 Roof and Structural Support Upgrade at Islands Elementary

7.09 Renovation and Upgrade of Portable Buildings at Gilbert Elementary School

7.10 Replace and Upgrade all Millwork and Cabinetry at Patterson Elementary

7.11 Policy Development: Second Read and Adoption of Policy DIE - Audits / Financial Monitoring

7.12 Policy Development: Second Read of Policy DJ - Purchasing (Purchasing Ethics Policy)

7.13 Policy Development: Second Read of Policy EEAEA - Bus Driver Requirements, Training, and Responsibilities

7.14 Gifts and Donations FY 2022

7.15 Overnight or Out of State Travel

7.16 Staff Travel

7.17 Ratification of Prior Month Financial Vouchers FY 2022


The following Action Items were approved with 5-0 votes:

8.01 Policy Development: First Read of Policy GBEAA - Staff Conflict of Interest

8.02 Policy Development: First Read of Policy JLCD - Medicines /Administering Medicines to Students


The meeting was adjourned at 7:15pm.