HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2016

5:30 P.M.

 

HANCOCK NORTH CENTRAL ELEMENTARY

SCHOOL LIBRARY

6122 CUEVAS TOWN RD.

KILN, MS 39556

 

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES: (Board Policy BCBHA)

           

                        January 5, 2016

 

V.        ADDRESSS TO THE BOARD

                       

                        Chrissy Cuevas – Hancock North Central Elementary Principal

           

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.         Approval of recommendation to employ administrative personnel for the district for the 2016 - 2017 school year. (Board Policy CGD)

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to employ Stacey Couture, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective December 14, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy GBBA)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Savannah Saucier, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective January 6, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy GBBA)

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to employ Bobby Knight as special education teacher at Hancock High School, effective January 4, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policies GBD, & GBBA & IDDF)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to employ Lauren Gilbert as Hearing Impaired Interpreter at South Hancock Elementary School, effective February 10, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policies GBD, GBBA & IDDF)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to create a Literacy Specialist position at South Hancock Elementary School, effective February 3, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy GBB)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to employ Brittany Hollifield as Literacy Specialist at South Hancock Elementary School, effective February 3, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GBD, GBBA)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ Cortney Page as assistant teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective January 11, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC, GCD, & IFBA)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Linda Ladner as a long-term substitute teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective January 12, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBRJ)

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Betty Ho from the 5 hour per day position to the 6 hour per day position at East Hancock Elementary School cafeteria, effective January 18, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year.  (Board Policies EE & JGHR)

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to employ Verna Ballard as a 5 hour per day permanent cafeteria worker in the at Hancock High School cafeteria, effective January 18, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policies EE & JGHR)

 

12.       Approval to accept the resignation of David Cooper as Hancock High School Archery Coach, effective January 6, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Shawn Feazelle as Hancock High School Archery Coach, effective January 6, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015- 2016 school year. (Board Policy GBRCA)

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to employ Bobby Knight as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock High School, effective January 4, 2016 through February 2, 2016, 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. (Board Policy GBRJ)

 

15.       Approval of the termination of employee #XXX-XX-8698 effective January 19, 2016. (Board Policy GC)

 

16.       Approval of the amended Performing Arts Center Coordinator Salary Scale for the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

17.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Michael Broadway as a full time bus driver effective December 18, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Lugis Ladner as a full time mechanic for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation, effective February 3, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

19.       Approval of recommendation to employ Lacey Vitalec as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation, effective January 20, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

20.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tiffany Chautin as a substitute cafeteria worker, effective February 3, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy JGHR)

 

21.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tina White as a substitute cafeteria worker, effective February 3, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy JGHR)

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

22.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1(claims # 81031 through #81296) for the month of February, 2016.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

23.       Approval of Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of February, 2016.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

24.       Approval of the December Revenue and Expense report for the school district.  (Board Policy DGA)

 

25.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

26.       Approval of lost and stolen property affidavits. (Board Policy DM)

 

27.       Approval of recommendation to enter into an agreement between the Hancock County School District Office of Special Education and R. Spell Consulting LLC, effective January 13, 2015, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy BBG)

 

28.       Approval of the donation to Hancock High School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

29.       Approval of the donation to Hancock Middle School.  (Board Policy DFK)

 

30.       Approval of the donation to the Hancock County Career Technical Center. (Board Policy DFK)

 

31.       Approval of the private contract request for Kelly Fournier for the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy IDDF)

 

32.       Approval of the revised Performing Arts Center Rental Contract. (Board Policy EBH)

 

33.       Approval of payment #47 to Eley Guild Hardy Architects in the amount of $7,100.00 for professional services regarding the New Performing Arts Center at Hancock High School.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

34.       Approval of the revised financial resolution for the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy DJAA)

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to close the Fundraiser Activity account #915 at Hancock North Central Elementary School.  (Board Policy DK)

 

36.       Approval of the 2015-2019 School District Occupational Safety and Crisis Response Plan. (Board Policy EBBA)

 

37.       Approval of the 2016 – 2017 School District Calendar. (Board Policies AEA & AEAB)

 

38.       Approval of the Coast Electric Power Storm Agreement with Hancock County School District. (Board Policy EBHA)

 

39.       Approval of student matters. (Board Policy JCAA)

 

40.       Approval to accept the Lockheed Martin Grant in the amount of $2,000.00 to the Hancock County Career Technical School. (Board Policy KHE)

 

41.       Approval of recommendation for the Hancock County School District to enter into an agreement with Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc., effective January 11, 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year or as needed by employee FMLA leave time. (Board Policies IDDF & ABB)

 

42.       Approval to purchase NUMBERS professional development training through Voyager Sporis Learning in the amount of $18,000.00.  (Board Policy GADA)

 

43.       Approval to purchase How to Impact Student Achievement and Behavior professional development from Annette L. Breaux in the amount of $4,500.00.  (Board Policy GADA)

 

44.       Approval to purchase (9) nine coaching days for teachers at Hancock North Central Elementary School through the Bailey Education Group in the amount of $13,050.00.  (Board Policy BBG)

 

45.       Approval of recommendation of the contract with C. Joy Moore for conducting IQ testing for the 2015 – 2016 school, effective January 2016, for the remainder of the 2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policies IDDF & ABB)

 

46.       Approval of payment #48 to Eley Guild Hardy Architects in the amount of $9,092.00 for professional services regarding the Performing Arts Center.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

47.       Approval of recommendation to advertise for bids for timber sale on a total of 199 acres in Section 16-8-16. (Board Policy DFAD & EBD)

 

48.       Approval of payment #14 to Dan Hensarling, Inc., in the amount of $5,000.00 for construction services regarding the South Hancock, Hancock Middle and Hancock High School projects.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

49.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for repairs to bus #502 from Johnson Collision Center in the amount of $9,491.82. (Board Policy DJ)

 

50.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for 10 Bluebird – 77 passenger school buses from Burroughs Companies in the amount of $83,000.00 per bus for a total of $830,000.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

51.       Approval of recommendation to accept non-resident students for the 2015 - 2016 school year. (Board Policy JBCB)

 

52.       Approval of the Partnership between the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and the Hancock County School District.  (Board Policy ABB)

53.       Approval of Travel Agenda and related expenses. (Board Policies JGFB & CGPF & EDA)

 

54.       Approval of Out-of-State and/or Overnight Travel Agenda and related expenses. (Board Policies JGFB & CGPF & EDA)

 

VIII.    ACTION ITEMS

 

1.         Approval of 16th Section land matters. (Board Policy DFAD & EBD)

 

2.         Approval of student matters. (Board Policies JCAA)

 

3.         Approval of the Request For Proposal for janitorial services and approval to advertise for same. (Board Policy ABB)

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

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