HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA           

 

IV.       POLICY PRESENTATION

           

                        Revision of Policy JBC - School Admission

 

V.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                                    June 7, 2016

                                    June 21, 2016

                                    July 12, 2016

                                                                       

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.         Approval to accept the resignation of Maria Lott as lead teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective August 31, 2016 for the 2016 – 2017         school year. (Board     Policy GBO)

 

2.         Approval to accept the resignation of Tara Scott as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective July 19, 2016 for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Pamela Lacoste, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective July 1, 2016, for the           2015 – 2016 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to employ Karen Glass, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective July 1, 2016, for the 2015 –            2016 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Monty Noblitt as assistant principal at Hancock High School, effective upon finding a           replacement,  for the 2016 –   2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to employ LaKrisha LaCoste as teacher at South Hancock   Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016,  for the 2016 – 2  017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

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

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ Samantha Williams as a special education teacher, effective August 1, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year at   Hancock Middle School, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBA)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation that all certified staff at West Elementary School be eligible to perform the additional duty of homebound teacher for the           2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GDBAB)

 

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

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to employ Sarah Bowden as teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2016,  for the 2016 – 2017 school year,     subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to employ Krista Nesbitt as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016,  for the 2016 – 2017         school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

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

14.       Approval of recommendation to create the Job Description and Title for Teacher Support Team Coordinator with additional duties of At Risk       Coordinator at Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBB)

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

16.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Paula Lee from the position of Guidance Counselor to the position of Teacher Support Team Coordinator/At      Risk Coordinator at Hancock High School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policies GBD, GBBA)

17.       Approval of recommendation to employ Gina Shavers as assistant principal at Hancock High School, effective August 4, 2016, for the remainder of the    2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Vanessa Acosta as teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year,      subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

19.       Approval of recommendation of Morgan Necaise for a contingent contract for the 2016 – 2017 school year, effective August 1, 2016, 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. (Board Policy GBA)

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

20.       Approval of the amended Child Nutrition employee recommendations for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

21.       Approval of recommendation to employ Mary Failla as assistant teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016, for the 2016 –      2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC, GCD, & IFBA)

 

22.       Approval to accept the resignation of Courtney McDonald as assistant teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective July 18, 2016,  for the 2016 – 2017             school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

23.       Approval of recommendation to employ Sharon Austin as a long-term substitute teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, subject to the successful             completion of the necessary background checks, effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year at a daily of $100.00.  (Board Policy GBD)

 

24.       Approval of recommendation that all certified and non-certified staff at West Hancock Elementary School be eligible to perform the additional duty of after school detention monitor and after school tutor for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GDBAB)

 

25.       Approval of recommendation of overtime pay at time and a half to cafeteria employees for working special events for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board         Policy GCRAA)

 

26.       Approval of recommendation to employ Steven McNeal as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation,          effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

27.       Approval of recommendation to employ Linda Eldridge as a full time bus driver for the    Hancock County School District Department of Transportation,          effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

28.       Approval of recommendation to employ Freda Gruys as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation, effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

29.       Approval of recommendation to employ Russell McMurrin as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation,          effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

30.       Approval of recommendation to employ Frances Necaise as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation,          effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

31.       Approval of recommendation to employ Robert Morgan as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation,          effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

32.       Approval of recommendation to employ Carol Yvette Herrington as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of           Transportation, effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.      (Board Policy GCD)

 

33.       Approval of recommendation to employ Carla Morgan as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation,          effective August 4, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

34.       Approval of recommendation for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation mechanics to receive overtime pay beginning July 25,           2016.  (Board Policy GCRAA)

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to employ Celeste Monus as a long-term substitute teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016,           for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate of $100.00. (Board Policy GBD)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to employ Kathleen Fiore as a substitute bus driver for the   Hancock County School District Department of Transportation           for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

37.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jeffery Speck as a substitute bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for      the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

38.       Approval of recommendation to employ Ryan Schlink as a long-term substitute teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016,           for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks, at a daily rate of $100.00. (Board Policy             GBD)

 

39.       Approval of recommendation to employ Dinah Bond as assistant teacher/interventionist at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective August 1,        2016,  for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC, GCD, & IFBA)

 

40.       Approval to accept the resignation of Angela Bennett as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District, effective July 31, 2016 for the          2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

41.       Approval of the coaching positions and supplements for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBRCA)

 

42.       Approval to employ Leslie Copeland as stained glass instructor for the Community Education 2016 Fall Session.

 

43.       Approval of recommendation to employ Andre Sires as a substitute cafeteria worker for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion       of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

44.       Approval of recommendation to employ Yumeka Tyler as a substitute cafeteria worker for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful             completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

45.       Approval of recommendation to employ Deborah Zoerner as a substitute cafeteria worker for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful    completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

46.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tiffany Chautin as a substitute cafeteria worker   for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful    completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

47.       Approval of recommendation to employ Laurie Fredrickson as a substitute cafeteria worker for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful    completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

48.       Approval of recommendation to employ Katherine Garriga as assistant teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016,  for the     2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC, GCD, & IFBA)

 

49.       Approval to accept the resignation of Verna Ballard as cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department effective July 18, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

50.       Approval of recommendation to employ Shannon Sharkey as assistant teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016,           for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC, GCD, & IFBA)

 

51.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Marie LaCroix from personal caregiver at Hancock High School to assistant teacher at East Hancock Elementary            School, effective August 1, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

52.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jesse Rechtein as assistant teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 1, 2016,  for the 2016 – 2017         school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC, GCD, & IFBA)

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

53.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 82795 thru 82915) for the month of August 2016.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

54.       Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of August     2016. (Board Policy DJ)

 

55.       Approval of the June 2016 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

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

 

58.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

59.       Approval of the South Hancock Elementary School Wellness Plan for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy JG)

 

60.       Approval of recommendation to hire Canon Engineering for consulting services in the amount of $7,140.00. (Board Policies BBG & DJ)

 

61.       Approval of the 2016 – 2017 Child Nutrition Procurement Plan. (Board Policies EE, JGHR, & EEAD)

 

62.       Approval of recommendation to renew the 12 month contract with Applitrack in the amount of $3,300.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

63.       Approval of recommendation for NUMBERS training provided by Voyager Sporis Learning in the amount of $6,000.00.  (Board Policy GAD)

 

64.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Southern Property   Restoration in the amount of $4,800.00 to form, pour and finish the sidewalks around the       new maintenance building. (Board Policy DJ)

 

65.       Approval of recommendation to purchase SNAP Health software for a one year period from PSNI Inc. as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

66.       Approval to renew the flood insurance and Pump House/Well at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy ABB)

 

67.       Approval of recommendation to advertise for Hunting and Fishing Leases. (Board Policy EBD)

 

68.       Approval of 16th Section Land matters. (Board Policy EBD)

 

69.       Approval of the donations to Hancock North Central Elementary School. (Board Policy    DFK)

 

70.       Approval of recommendation to retroactively approve the Letter of Agreement as of July 28, 2016 with the Hancock County School District Child          Nutrition Department and the BSLO, LLC.

 

71.       Approval of recommendation to renew the achievement series district assessment testing generator for the 2016 – 2017 school year with Scantron for $5,          250.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

72.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Can’t Be Beat Fence in the amount of $7,748.00 to remove old fencing, furnish and install             new fencing at Hancock High School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

73.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Southern Property   Restoration in the amount of $4,750.00 to excavate and build an           additional entrance to the athletic parking lot at Hancock High School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

74.       Approval to accept the lowest quote from Johnstone Supply in the amount of $34,905.96 for the purchase of eight (8) two ton a/c units and twelve (12)     two and a half ton a/c units for East Hancock Elementary School and Hancock Middle School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

75.       Approval of recommendation to renew the annual software license for SEAS from Computer Automation Systems, Inc., in the amount of $19,896.00.              (Board Policy DJ)

 

76.       Approval of recommendation to renew the School Status subscription for the 2016 – 2017 school year for $20,700.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

77.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Communication Resource Cabling in the amount of $29,715.00 for the purchase and   installation of security cameras at Hancock High School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

78.       Approval of recommendation to accept the National School Breakfast Program and the National School Lunch Program contracts for the 2016 – 2017           school year. (Board Policies EE, JGHR, & EEAD)

 

79.       Approval of the agreement between Camp Cares/STARS program and the Child Nutrition Department to provide food services for the 2016 – 2017     school year pending the agreement between the Hancock County School District Child Nutrition Department and the Hancock County Human       Resource Agency. (Board Policy JGHR)

 

80.       Approval of the agreement between Mississippi Action for Progress, Inc., and the Child Nutrition Department to provide food services for the 2016 – 2017 school year pending the agreement between the Hancock County School District and the Mississippi Action for Progress Inc. (Board Policy             JGHR)

 

81.       Approval of the 2017 Consolidated Federal Programs Application.

 

82.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest bids for Psychological Services, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Positive Behavior Services and     Psychological Consulting and Training Services for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

83.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Fred’s Bus Service Center in the amount of $6,750.00 for the sale and installation of an air          conditioning system on bus #102.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

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

 

VIII.    ACTION

 

1.         Approval of Ad Valorem Tax Request for Hancock County School for the 2016-2017 school year. (Board Policy DFA)

 

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.         Candice Thomas – West Hancock Elementary School Parent

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #2

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

August 2, 2016

 

86.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Piper Bogle as teacher at West   Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 –        2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

87.       Approval of recommendation to employ Lauren Moreau as teacher at West Hancock         Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016,  for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to        the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

88.       Approval of recommendation to employ Cindy Favre as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2016,  for the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to         the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

89.       Approval of recommendation to purchase Algebra I and Geometry text books for Hancock High School from School Book Supply of Mississippi in the amount of    $23,382.85. (Board Policy DJ)

 

90.       Approval of recommendation to purchase supplemental teaching materials for Algebra I    and Geometry for Hancock High School from School Book Supply of Mississippi in the         amount of $3,967.05. (Board Policy DJ)

 

91.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Robin Dedeaux from the position of teacher to   the position of Librarian at West Hancock Elementary School, effective August 8, 2016,   for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policies GBD, GBBA)

 

92.       Approval of the recommendation to employ Kristy Upmanis as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective August 8, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017      school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.       (Board Policy GBE)