HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016

5:30 P.M.

 

HANCOCK MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY

7070 STENNIS AIRPORT DR.

KILN, MS 39556

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       POLICY PRESENTATION

                       

                        JFC – Field Trips

 

V.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                        August 2, 2016

                        August 23, 2016

 

VI.       PERFORMANCES BY THE HANCOCK HARMONY SHOW CHOIR AND THE HANCOCK MIDDLE SCHOOL 6TH GRADE CHOIR  

                                               

VII.     CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VIII.    CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.         Approval of recommendation to employ Chad Davis, now properly certified, as assistant principal at Hancock Middle School, effective August 12, 2016,            for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to employ Judith Closson as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective September 1, 2016, for the remainder        of the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

3.         Approval of lump sum payment for accumulated annual leave for retiring personnel.

4.         Approval of recommendation to amend the employment of Steven Covington as assistant principal for a contingent contract, effective July 11, 2016 for         the 2016 – 2017 school year at Hancock Middle School, pending certification, at a daily rate commensurate to the respective certified administrator salary             scale.

5.         Approval of recommendation to employ Amanda Lemley as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective September 1, 2016, for the remainder         of the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to employ Charlotte Saucier as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 31, 2016, for the remainder of        the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to employ Kimberly Strebeck as lead teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, pending release from current school district, effective September 7, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background           checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ the Career Pathways student workers, effective   August 22, 2016, for the Hancock County School District for the 2016 – 2017 school year.  (Board Policies ID & GCD)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Jesse Rechtien as a substitute teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 1 – 24, 2016, for the           2016 – 2017 school year at a daily rate of $75.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jesse Rechtien as assistant teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 25, 2016,  for the remainder of       the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC, GCD, & IFBA)

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to rescind the action of August 2, 2016 whereby approval was granted to employ Robert Morgan as a full time bus driver        for the Hancock County School District for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Gina Shavers as LSC Chairperson at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2016, for the         remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Rachell Richards as LSC Chairperson at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2016, for the remainder of          the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to hire Marlene Ladner effective September 7, 2016 through October 7, 2016 at an hourly rate commensurate with the        position of District MSIS Secretary.

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to employ Cynthia Pearson as a permanent cafeteria worker at Hancock High School for the Child Nutrition            Department, effective September 19, 2016,  for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

16.       Approval of recommendation to amend the employment of Jill Ladner to a 10 ˝  month 8 hour a day secretary at Hancock Middle School, effective July 11, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

17.       Approval of recommendation to amend the work day hours of Betty Ho to a 6 hour day   and Lori Elchos to a 5 hour day cafeteria worker at East             Hancock Elementary School, effective  August 2, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

18.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 83200 thru 83415) for the month of September 2016. (Board Policy      DJEG)

 

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

 

20.       Approval of the July 2016 Revenue and Expense Report.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

21.       Approval of the continuation grant from the United Way for literacy coaches and materials for South Hancock Elementary School.

 

22.       Approval of the donation to the Alternative School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

23.       Approval of the donation to the Hancock North Central Elementary School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

24.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

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

 

26.       Approval of the private contract request for Grace Darrow, effective August 29, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy IDDF)

 

27.       Approval of the changes to the PAC Rental Contract.

 

28.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Grover Brothers Restaurant Supply, Inc., in the amount of $29,842.00 to purchase cafeteria         equipment. (Board Policy DJ)

 

29.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Literacy Resources, Inc., to purchase Phonemic Awareness Pre-K and Kindergarten          materials in the amount of $5,727.20. (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

31.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Howard Computers for computer technology and projector technology in the amount of     $20,988.00.

 

32.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from VIG Solutions to update computer technology at Hancock North Central Elementary           School in the amount of $9,566.00.

 

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

 

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

 

IX.       ACTION ITEMS

 

1.         Approval of 16th Section land matters.

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.         Approval of student matters. 

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #4

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

September 6, 2016

 

35.       Approval to renew the Teacher Online Professional Community with Simple K-12 in the amount of $28,000.00 as a sole source purchase.

 

36.       Approval to purchase professional development services from the Bailey Education Group, LLC for Hancock Middle School, South Hancock Elementary           School and West Hancock Elementary School in the amount of $26,100.00.

 

37.       Approval of recommendation to employ Adrienne McMullen, now properly certified, as   teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective August          30, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

38.       Approval of recommendation to employ Steven Covington, now properly certified, as assistant principal at Hancock Middle School, effective August    17, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

39.       Approval of the lowest quote from Seal Electric to install breakers and switches for the     basketball goals at Hancock Middle and High School gyms in    the amount of $7,069.59.