HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.            PRESENTATION OF RETIREMENT RECOGNITIONS

 

IV.     ADDRESS TO THE BOARD

          

                        Catherine Tibbs – Performing Arts Coordinator

 

V.        APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

VI.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                        May 3, 2016

                        May 16, 2016

 

VII.     CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VIII.    CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Chayna Adams as teacher

at Hancock High School effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

2.         Approval to employ Tabitha Mitchell, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Bronco Sloan as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Christopher Spencer as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Lauren Combs as teacher at Hancock Middle School effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Pam Davillier as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School effective May 24, 2016.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Angelina Mattera as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Ryan Adams as teacher at Hancock High School effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Jeremy Turcotte as teacher at Hancock High School effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Caroline Turcotte as teacher from Hancock Middle School to East Hancock Elementary School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Jared Underwood as teacher from Hancock Middle School to Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of Education for a one year interim license in the area of special education for Karen Glass for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBBA)

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Michelle Ludt as teacher to lead teacher at West Hancock Elementary School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

 

14.       Approval of recommendation of the Camp S.O.A.R. personnel for the 2016 Summer at East Hancock Elementary School.

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Kyle Glass as teacher from Hancock Middle School to West Hancock Elementary School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

 

16.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Joshua Lindsey as assistant principal at Hancock Middle School effective June 3, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

17.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Lesslie Prescott as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School effective May 28, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Sarah Ladner as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

19.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jack Donovan as teacher at Hancock Middle School for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

20.       Approval of recommendation to employ Sean Harden as teacher at Hancock Middle School for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

21.       Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of Education for an endorsement code in the area of history for Jack Donovan for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBBA)

22.       Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of Education for an endorsement code in the area of english for Sean Harden for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBBA)

23.       Approval of recommendation to create a Curriculum Coordinator position at Hancock Middle School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBB)

24.       Approval of recommendation to employ Chad Davis as curriculum coordinator at Hancock Middle School on a 10.5 month contract for the 2016 – 2017 school year at a teacher daily rate. (Board Policy GBE)

25.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Rebecca Blair from a regular education teacher position to the special education Behavior Modification teacher position at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policies GBE)

26.       Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of Education for an endorsement code in the area of special education for Rebecca Blair for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBBA)

27.       Approval of recommendation to rescind the action of March 1, 2016 whereby approval was granted to accept the resignation of Laurie Greer as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School effective May 23, 2016.

 

28.       Approval of recommendation for Sarah Bailey and April Davis as instructors for Zero Block at an hourly rate equivalent to the respective certified salary scale not to exceed (5) five hours per week at Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

29.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Laurie Greer as teacher at East Hancock Elementary to teacher at Hancock High School. (Board Policies GBE)

 

30.       Approval of recommendation to employ Carla Morgan as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

31.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Diane Hightower as assistant teacher at East Hancock Elementary effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

32.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Christopher Spencer as football coach for the Hancock County School District effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

33.       Approval of recommendation of the Camp S.O.A.R. personnel for the 2016 Summer at East Hancock Elementary School.

 

34.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Brandy Howington as Hawk’s Nest Teacher Assistant at the Hancock County Career Technical Center effective May 24, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

35.       Approval of Food Service personnel overtime for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GCRAA)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Julie Scott as a cafeteria worker at Hancock High School effective June 30, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

37.       Approval of recommendation to employ the Department Heads at Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

38.       Approval of recommendation for Rachell Richards and Michele Jamerson to share the special education LSC supplement at Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

39.       Approval of recommendation that all certified staff at Hancock High School be eligible to perform the additional duties of homebound teacher and tutor for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

40.       Approval of the drama supplement for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

41.       Approval of recommendation to employ Kim Necaise in the 12 month 8 hour position of Community Education/Federal Programs secretary for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

           

42.       Approval of recommendation to amend the employment of Deana Saucier to a 10 month, 8 hour day secretary at Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

 

43.       Approval of recommendation to hire four Career Technical students for intern positions within the maintenance department for eight weeks during the 2016 Summer not to exceed 30 hours per week at an hourly rate of $10.00. (Board Policy GC)

 

44.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of David Ladner as a full time bus driver effective May 20, 2016. (Board Policy GBO)

 

45.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jordan Morgan as a Hawk’s Nest teacher assistant at the Hancock County Career Technical Center for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

46.       Approval of recommendation to employ Arlette Bates as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock Middle School the 2016 – 2017 school year at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

47.       Approval of recommendation to create the non-certified position of para-professional at Hancock Middle School for the 2016 -2017 school year. (Board Policy GBB)

 

48.       Approval of recommendation to rescind the action of May 16, 2016 whereby approval was granted to employ Dana (D.C.) Ladner as a 12 month, 8 hour work day painter/carpenter for the Hancock County School District for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

49.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claims # 82352 through 82563) for the month of June, 2016. (Board Policy DJEG)

 

50.       Approval of the activity claims docket #1 for June, 2016. (Board Policy DGA)

 

51.       Approval of the April Revenue and Expense Report for the School District. (Board Policy DJ)

 

52.       Approval of recommendation to fund the District Ref Pay account for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

53.       Approval of recommendation to enter into an agreement with Encore Rehabilitation to provide an athletic trainer for the school district in the amount of $15,000.00 for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy BBG)

 

54.       Approval to advertise for bid proposals for Educational Professional Services for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

55.       Approval of 16th Section land matters. (Board Policy EBD)

 

56.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from BSN Sports for Softball and Baseball windscreens in the amount of $7,013.74. (Board Policy DJ)

 

57.       Approval of payment on the 2012 bond in the amount of $1,155,046.88 and the 2014 bond in the amount of $1,139,562.50.

 

58.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

59.       Approval of Student Release requests for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

60.       Approval of recommendation to accept non-resident students for the 2016 - 2017 school year. (Board Policy JBCB)

 

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

 

62.       Approval of the donations to the Hancock High School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

63.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote per item price for uniforms from Uniforms by Bales for the 2016 – 2017 school year for the Child Nutrition Department. (Board Policy DJ)

 

64.       Approval of recommendation to renew the membership with the Mississippi School Boards Association in the amount of $4,500.00 and the renewal of the online policy subscription service in the amount of $1,500.00 for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

65.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Howard Computers for 26 HP Prodesk computers and monitors for East Hancock Elementary School in the amount of $18,122.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

66.       Approval to purchase a two year subscription of research databases for the Elementary and High Schools from Scholastic Library Publishing in the amount of $5,250.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

67.       Approval of the changes to the 2016 – 2017 Student Handbook. (Board Policy JCA)

 

68.       Approval of the changes to the 2016 – 2017 Employee Handbook. (Board Policy JCA)

 

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

 

70.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Sunbelt Rentals for the purchase of a single man lift in the amount of $6,920.89.

 

71.       Approval of recommendation to enter into a Participation Agreement with the Mississippi Virtual Public School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy ABB)

 

72.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for office furniture from Gulf Coast Business Supply in the amount of $4,627.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

73.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from DJO Global for football equipment in the amount of $3,532.32. (Board Policy DJ)

 

74.       Approval of recommendation declare surplus/salvage equipment and to proceed with proper disposal. (Board Policy DO)

 

75.       Approval of the renewal of the Plato courseware from Edmentum in the amount of $13,750.00 as a sole source purchase for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

76.       Approval of recommendation to declare unusable textbooks surplus and to proceed with proper disposal.  (Board Policies ABB & DO)

 

77.       Approval of the private contract request for Helen Milroy for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy IDDF)

 

78.       Approval of the private contract request for Brittany Necaise for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy IDDF)

 

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

 

80.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from OBC Gym Floor Refinishing, Inc., for the cleaning and screening of the gym floors at Hancock High and Hancock Middle Schools in the amount of $4,750.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

81.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Southern Tire Mart LLC for the purchase of bus tires in the amount of $20,185.50. (Board Policy DJ)

 

82.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Angel Trax for the installation of 10 bus cameras for the newly purchased buses in the amount of $3,600.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

83.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from H & O Investments for the purchase of a Reel Mower for the athletic facilities in the amount of $10,750.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

84.       Approval to have Zero Block at Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

85.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Ram Industrial for (2) two rolling doors at the maintenance/athletic building for the amount of $6,728.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

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

 

IX.       ACTION ITEMS

 

1.         Approval to open, review and award bids on a Hunting lease (Fox Pen) on 160 acres in Section 16-6-14

 

2.         Approval to open, review and award bids on Agricultural Bids on 40 acres in Section 29-5-15.

 

X.        SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

XI.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XII.     EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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

 

XIII.    ADJOURN/RECESS

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #17