Citizens’ Advisory Committee
Agenda for Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Stansberry Leadership Center, 301 NE Tudor Road, Lee’s Summit, Mo. 64086

Welcome (I) 5 min. Dr. Miller and Ms. Wachel
Patron Insight – public opinion research findings (I) 30 min. Ms. Wachel and Ken DeSieghart
How Bonds Work (I) 15 min. Mr. Wesley Metz and Dr. Miller
Overview of Project Phases (I) 10 min. Elaine Bluml, CAC Chair; Kent Kirby, CAC Chair
Dot Polling (A) 15 mins. Elaine Bluml, CAC Chair; Kent Kirby, CAC Chair
Next Steps/Meetings/Homework (D) 5 min. Elaine Bluml, CAC Chair; Kent Kirby, CAC Chair

  • I = Information, D = Discussion, A = Action


October 28: CAC Steering Committee
November 4: FULL CAC MEETING, SLC Board Room
Continue prioritizing project list – refining package – CMAR numbers (costs for projects)
November 11: CAC Steering Committee
November 18: FULL CAC MEETING, SLC Board Room
Preliminary project recommendations – proofing process
November 21: POTENTIAL work session with BOE and CAC
December 2: CAC Steering Committee
Prepare for Board of Education recommendation
December 9: FULL CAC MEETING, SLC Board Room

R-7 Citizens’ Advisory Committee Mission Statement
The CAC mission is to facilitate communication, advise and partner with the R-7 Board of Education, Superintendent and community to ensure a successful and innovative school system that maximizes each student’s potential.

2019-2020 Board of Education Priorities
Board Priority 1:
Increase the achievement of every child through a continued focus on innovative practices, student well-being, and equity in program design and implementation.

Board Priority 2:
Ensure equitable access to future ready learning environments by further engaging stakeholders in the continued implementation of the Comprehensive Facility Master Plan by identifying preK-12 facility projects in anticipation of an April 2020 “no tax increase” bond issue.

Board Priority 3:
Elevate communications by continuing to foster confidence and trust in our school district through increased involvement opportunities, interconnected public relations and engagement.