HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015

5:30 P.M.

 

HANCOCK HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY

7084 STENNIS AIRPORT DR.

KILN, MS 39556

 

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

           

                        October 6, 2015

 

V.        ADDRESSS TO THE BOARD

           

                        Tara Ladner – Hancock High School Principal

 

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Elizabeth Ladner as teacher at Hancock High School, effective October 8, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Amanda Deblanc as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective October 12, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Gineca Garriga, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock Middle School for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Sonja Stewart as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective October 30, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

5.         Approval of recommendation of Jessica D. Jones for a contingent contract for the 2015 – 2016 school year, effective November 4, 2015, with the Hancock County School District, pending certification, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate commensurate to the respective certified teacher salary scale.

6.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Shonnie Sullivan as teacher at Hancock High School, effective October 30, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

7.         Approval of recommendation of Stacey Couture for a contingent contract for the 2015 – 2016 school year, effective October 26, 2015, with the Hancock County School District, pending certification, at a daily rate commensurate to the respective certified teacher salary scale.

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ Stacy Gerald, now properly certified, as gifted teacher at East Hancock Elementary School for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Tina D. Ladner as teacher at Hancock High School, effective date TBD, pending release from the Harrison County School District,  subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Linda Lightell as Child Nutrition manager at South Hancock Elementary School, effective  October 13, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to create a supplement for sound and lighting services for the Performing Arts Center for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to rescind the action of October 6, 2015 whereby approval was granted to employ Rachel Henry as a full time bus driver, effective October 13, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Rocky Gaudin as Hancock High School Head Football Coach, effective April 1, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Sherry Wills as a full time bus driver, effective October 8, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Rachel Heathman as a full time bus driver, effective October 8, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

16.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tricia Bourg as Child Nutrition manager

at South Hancock Elementary School cafeteria for a 7.5 hour work day, effective October 19, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

17.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jessica D. Jones as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective November 2 - 3, 2015, for the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate of $100.00.

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Catherine Tibbs as Performing Arts Center Coordinator, effective November 4, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

19.       Approval of the corrected salary payment for Melissa Guillot for the 2013 – 2014 school year.

 

20.       Approval of the corrected salary payment for Melissa Guillot for the 2014 – 2015 school year.

 

21.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Stacey Couture as assistant teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective October 25, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

22.       Approval of recommendation to employ Julie Bromwell as assistant teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective October 26, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

23.       Approval of recommendation to employ Liz Vernaci and Tracey Lang as United Way Grant literacy coaches effective November, 2015, and Gidget Gaudet, effective January 2016, for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

24.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1(claims # 80115 through #80505) for the month of November, 2015.

 

25.       Approval of Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of November, 2015.

 

26.       Approval of the September Revenue and Expense report for the school district.

 

27.       Approval of fundraisers.

 

28.       Approval of lost and stolen property affidavits.

 

29.       Approval of the donation to Hancock North Central Elementary School.

 

30.       Approval of the donation to Hancock High School.

 

31.       Approval of the donation to West Hancock Elementary School.

 

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

 

33.       Approval of the payroll dispute in the amount of $80.12.

 

34.       Approval of recommendation declare surplus/salvage equipment and to proceed with proper disposal.

 

35.       Approval of the donation to Hancock Middle School.

 

36.       Approval of the donation to East Hancock Elementary School.

 

37.       Approval of payment #44 to Eley Guild Hardy Architects in the amount of $4,651.69 for professional services regarding the Performing Arts Center.

 

38.       Approval of payment #16 to J.W. Puckett & Co., Inc., in the amount of $432,851.24 for construction services regarding the New Performing Arts Center at Hancock High School.

 

39.       Approval to accept the lowest quote from the Biloxi Paper Company for classroom work stations for the new additions at Hancock Middle School in the amount of $15,164.12.

 

40.       Approval to accept the quote from Ewing Kessler for two (2) twenty ton A/C units for the Career Technical Center in the amount of $32,500.00.

 

41.       Approval of recommendation to accept the quote from Howard Technologies Solutions for a Casio projector, 2 Lexmark printers, and 7 Howard H81 computers with Acer monitor in the amount of $7,215.00.

 

42.       Approval of recommendation to purchase equipment with Carl Perkins Equipment funds.

 

43.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for Piranha P50 230V/3ph Ironworker with standard features from Gulf States Saw & Machine in the amount of $10,996.00.

 

44.       Approval of recommendation to purchase a Color Pro graphics system from Presentation Solutions, Inc., as a sole source purchase, in the amount of $9,995.00.

 

45.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Technical Training Aides for a Stratasys Mojo 3D Printer in the amount of $7,348.00.

 

46.       Approval of recommendation for approval to lease five copiers from Canon Solutions America, Inc., for the Hancock Middle School, Alternative School, East Hancock Elementary, West Hancock Elementary and South Hancock Elementary School.

 

47.       Approval of IRS Form 1097-BTC and to authorize the Superintendent of Education to execute said form on behalf of the Hancock County Board of Education.

 

48.       Approval of the private contract request for Norma Parks, effective October 13, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

49.       Approval of the donation to the Hancock County Career Technical Center.

 

50.       Approval to enter into an agreement with Chamberlain Counseling Services, LLC for consulting and training services for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

 

51.       Approval of recommendation to purchase NUMBERS training for teachers in the Hancock County School District with Federal funds beginning in January 2016.

 

52.       Approval to accept the lowest quote for an International engine from Jasper’s Engine & Transmissions in the amount of $12,524.00.

 

53.       Approval of recommendation to purchase ACT Boot Camp professional development in the amount of $2,850.00 and 300 ACT workbooks in the amount of $4,620.00 from Mastery Prep.

 

54.       Approval of Travel Agenda and related expenses.

 

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

 

VIII.    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

IX.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

X.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.         Address to the Board.

2.         Approval of student matters. (1)   (2)

 

XI.       ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #7

 

AGENDA ADDITION

November 3, 2015

 

56.       Approval of the Performing Arts Center Facility Rental Contract for the 2015 – 2016 school year.