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Updated

Last Updated Date: 11/23/2021

Adoption Date: 06/22/2021

Revision History: 11/23/2021(updated), 11/29/22 (reviewed), 10/24/23 (reviewed)

Purpose

The purpose of the ICCSD Operations Committee is to:

  1. Provide the Board with pertinent information and recommendations regarding district finances and the Board’s role in oversight of budgetary issues.
  2. Provide input to the Board and Superintendent in planning facility improvements that best support the mission of the Iowa City Community School District.

Accountability

The committee will report to the full Board of Directors. Although the committee will be expected to identify changes needed as outlined in the responsibilities, actions must be referred back to the Board for approval and implementation by the full Board of Education.

Committee Chair

One of the three duly appointed committee members will be elected by committee members to serve as the committee Chair. The responsibilities of the Chair will be to construct and publish an agenda for each meeting, lead the meeting at the appointed time, and report to the full board the activities of the committee.

Responsibilities

  1. To lead the process for continuously reviewing and renewing the district Comprehensive Facilities Improvement Plan.
  2. To provide the Board with specific recommendations regarding all aspects of the district’s facilities plan, including recommendations that consider long range guiding principles and short range planning considerations.
  3. To assist the Board and Administration in ensuring that facility decisions are policy based, data driven, and inclusive of community input, and that they optimize the relationship between facilities and student learning, and ensure fiscally and environmentally responsible decisions.
  4. To lead the process for continuously reviewing the district’s financial condition and processes.
  5. To assist the Board in becoming adequately trained and informed regarding district financial issues.
  6. To assist the Board in its role of providing financial oversight.
  7. To assist the Board in providing information to the public regarding the district’s financial condition and financial decisions.

Process

Membership

The committee will be renewed each year during the organizational meeting. The committee will consist of three (3) Board members with one (1) alternate.

Classification

The committee will be a standing Board Committee.

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