HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

5:30 P.M.

 

WEST HANCOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

23350 HIGHWAY 43

KILN, MISSISSIPPI

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.     ADDRESS TO THE BOARD

 

                        Judd Brooke – Proposed Trade of School Lieu Land

 

                        Kim Saucier – Test Data

 

V.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                        August 11, 2015

                                               

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.         Approval of recommendation to employ Kellie Monahan as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective August 17, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to employ Lindsey Bounds as teacher at West Hancock Elementary, effective August 11, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Lori Fos as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective August 13, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to employ Karryl Clarke as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective August 17, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to transfer Jamie Troub from the position of gifted teacher at South Hancock Elementary School to gifted teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 24, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to transfer Tracey Necaise from the position of teacher to the gifted teacher position at South Hancock Elementary School, effective August 24, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of Education for a one year interim license in the area of counselor for Jennifer Annette Davis for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ Kandice Glass, now properly certified, as counselor at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Paula Lee, now properly certified, as counselor at Hancock High School for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of Education for a one year interim license in the area of speech pathology for Nicole Saucier for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

11.       Approval to accept the resignation of Jonathan Sandig as teacher at Hancock High School, effective September 4, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to have a Zero Block program at Hancock High School for the   2015 – 2016 school year and employ Sarah Bailey as teacher at an hourly rate equivalent to the respective certified salary scale not to exceed five (5) hours per week.

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Lisa Moran as gifted teacher for the Hancock County School District, effective July 29, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tabitha Mitchell, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 3, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Vickie Feazelle from the position of teacher to lead teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 31, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

16.       Approval of recommendation to employ Sabrina Moseley as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2015 – 2016 school year, effective September 1, 2015, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

17.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Danette Moore from the position of teacher at Hancock Middle School to teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 31, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

18.       Approval of the amended 2015 – 2016 administrative salary scales.

 

19.       Approval to create two teacher units for the Hancock County School District for the

2015 – 2016 school year.

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

20.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Kasey Peterson as secretary for the Transportation Department, effective August 26, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

21.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Tammy Smith as assistant teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective July 31, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

22.       Approval of recommendation to employ Shannon Bates as a substitute cafeteria worker, effective August 6, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

23.       Approval of recommendation to enter into a contract with Priscilla McQueen to provide personal care-giver services, not to exceed 29 hours per week at a rate of $16.00 per hour, to a student with disabilities at Hancock High School, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

24.       Approval of recommendation to employ Shannon Spiers as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation, effective August 17, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

25.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Diane Fancher effective August 17, 2015, after her morning route, as a full time bus driver for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

26.       Approval of recommendation to increase the work day hours of Britney Peterson from a 6.5 hour day to a 7 hour day, effective August 17, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

27.       Approval of recommendation to increase the work day hours of Shawn Taylor from a 5.5 hour day to a 6 hour day, effective August 17, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

28.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Lori Moore from South Hancock Elementary cafeteria to Hancock Middle School cafeteria to the 6 hour per day position, effective August 17, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

29.       Approval of recommendation to move Leslie Hoda from a 5.5 hour cafeteria position to a 6.5 hour position, effective August 4, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

30.       Approval of recommendation to move Michele Jensen from a 5 hour cafeteria position to a 5.5 hour position, effective August 4, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

31.       Approval of recommendation to increase the work day hours of Michael Besida from a 5 hour day to a 6.5 hour day, effective August 17, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

32.       Approval of recommendation to employ Rachel Heathman as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Transportation Department, effective August 4, 2015,  for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

33.       Approval of recommendation to employ the Career Pathways student workers for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

34.       Approval of recommendation to employ Dusty Walker as a long-term substitute teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective August 25, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate of $100.00.

 

35.       Approval of overtime pay for the mechanics in the Transportation Department during the 2015-2016 school year.

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to employ Ashley Harriel as 10.5 month secretary for the Transportation Department, effective August 26, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

37.       Approval of recommendation to employ Danon Reich as a permanent cafeteria worker at East Hancock Elementary School cafeteria, effective August 4, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

38.       Approval of the amended 2015 – 2016 salary scales.

 

39.       Approval of recommendation of 12 hours of overtime compensation for Kacey Peterson.

 

40.       Approval of recommendation for all certified and non-certified employees at West Hancock Elementary School be eligible for the additional duty of after-school tutor for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

41.       Approval of recommendation to employ Deana Saucier as a long-term substitute secretary for the Transportation Department, effective August 27, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate of $75.00.

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

42.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 79418 thru 79713) for the month of August 2015.

 

43.       Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of August 2015.

 

44.       Approval of the July 2015 Revenue and Expense Report.

 

45.       Approval of Student Release requests for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

46.       Approval of recommendation to accept non-resident students for the 2015 - 2016 school year.

 

47.       Approval of fundraisers.

 

48.       Approval of Agreement with Jackson County School District regarding transfer of students for the 2015-2016 school year.

 

49.       Approval to accept the donations to Hancock High School.

 

50.       Approval of recommendation to renew the Classworks software from Curriculum Advantage, Inc., in the amount of $3,990.00 for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

51.       Approval to enter into an Interagency Agreement with Mill Creek of Magee for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

52.       Approval to enter into an Interagency Agreement with New Hope Foundation of Mississippi, effective August 6, 2015,  for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

53.       Approval to enter into an Interagency Agreement with CARES in Gulfport, MS, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

54.       Approval of recommendation to ratify the payment to J & N Catering for $750 and authorize this payment as of August 20, 2015.

 

55.       Approval to accept the National School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program contract for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

56.       Approval of the remaining School Status subscription from School Status in the amount of $7,850.00 for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

57.       Approval of recommendation to accept the grant through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi foundation in the amount of $26,635.00.

 

58.       Approval of payment #11 to Dan Hensarling, Inc., in the amount of $32,627.72 for construction services regarding the South Hancock, Hancock Middle, and Hancock High School projects.

 

59.       Approval to accept the donation to West Hancock Elementary School.

 

60.       Approval to accept the donation to Hancock North Central Elementary School.

 

61.       Approval of recommendation to start a Swoop Club and a High Schools Against Cancer Club at Hancock High School effective for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

62.       Approval of 16th Section land matters.

 

63.       Approval for a Robotics Club Activity Account at Hancock Middle School beginning with the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

64.       Approval of recommendation to purchase a Big Dog Stout MP60 lawnmower from David’s Chainsaw and Lawnmower Repair in the amount of $5,950.00.

 

65.       Approval of recommendation for a private contract for Helen Milroy for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

66.       Approval of recommendation to renew the Study Island software from Edmentum, Inc., in the amount of $22,198.00 for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

67.       Approval of recommendation to accept the low bid for Psychological Services from Dr. Linda Bell and Occupational & Physical Therapy from Coastal Therapy for both special education and federal programs for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

68.       Approval to enter into an agreement with Next Tier for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

69.       Approval of recommendation to enter into contractual services with Coast Therapy for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

70.       Approval of recommendation to enter into contractual services with Dr. Linda Bell, effective August 19, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

71.       Approval of Travel Agenda and related expenses.

 

72.       Approval of Out-of –State and/or Overnight Travel Agenda and related expenses.

 

VIII.    ACTION ITEMS

 

1.         Approval of the amended financial resolution for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.         Student matters

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #4

 

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

September 1, 2015

 

73.       Approval of recommendation to employ Sabrina Moseley as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock High School, effective September 1-4, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate commensurate to the respective certified teacher salary scale.

 

74.       Approval of the extension of the agreement between the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the Hancock County School District.

 

75.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Angie Farve as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective September 14, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

76.       Addition to the Out-of-State and Overnight Travel Agenda.