HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016

5:30 P.M.

 

HANCOCK HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY

7084 STENNIS AIRPORT DRIVE

KILN, MS 39556

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                       

                        November 1, 2016

 

V.       SET REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2017

 

VI.       RECOGNITIONS:

 

                        2016 Fred W. Brown Outstanding HS Science Teacher Award - Shani Bourn

           

                        2016 National Merit Semi-Finalists - Amy Keith - Marie Konopacki - Timothy                               Papania

 

                        Hancock High School Varsity Volleyball Team - 2016 MS Class III State                                       Volleyball Champions

 

 

VII.     ADDRESS TO BOARD

 

                        John Forgash – Solar Panel Project Proposal

 

                        Kim Saucier – 2015 – 2016 Accountability and Test Results

 

                       

                                                                       

VIII.    CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

IX.       CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.         Approval of recommendation to employ Laura Davis as teacher at Hancock North             Central Elementary School, effective January 3, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 –       2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

2.         Approval to accept the resignation of Jessica Neff  as teacher at Hancock Middle School,             effective December 20, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board       Policy GBO)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation of Leighann Sturm for a contingent contract for the 2016 – 2017 school year, effective November 18, 2016, at East Hancock Elementary School, pending certification, at a daily rate commensurate to the respective certified teacher salary scale. (Board Policy GBA)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

4.         Approval to accept the resignation of Russell McMurrin as a full time bus driver with the Department of Transportation, effective November 17, 2016, for the remainder of the        2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

5.         Approval to accept the resignation of Evelyn Hoda as teacher assistant at Hancock            Middle School, effective November 28, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017            school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

6.         Approval to accept the resignation of Rocky Gaudin as Head Football Coach at Hancock             High School, effective December 20, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school            year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to employ Betty Gable as a substitute cafeteria worker,        effective December 5, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to     the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GCD)

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ Shannon Kennedy as a substitute cafeteria           worker, effective December 5, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year,          subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy      GCD)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Shantel Ulrich as a substitute cafeteria worker,    effective December 5, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to     the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GCD)

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to transfer and decrease the work day for Patricia McKay    from a 5.5 hour work day at Hancock Middle School cafeteria to a 5 hour work day at        Hancock North Central Elementary School cafeteria, effective January 16, 2017, for the             remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

11.       Approval of recommendation of overtime pay at one and a half times his hourly rate for    Tyler Brown for maintaining equipment for the Child Nutrition Department effective           November 14, 2016.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation of overtime pay at one and a half times hourly rate of pay    for Child Nutrition Department employees for work performed outside of normal work        hours on November 14 – 29, 2016.

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Arnold Mauffray as substitute bus driver for the Hancock County School District, effective December 5, 2016, for the remainder of the         2016 – 2017 school year.  (Board Policy GBD)

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to employ Kaleb Lee as substitute bus driver for the             Hancock County School District, effective December 5, 2016, for the remainder of the         2016 – 2017 school year.  (Board Policy GBD)

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

15.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 84111     thru 84456) for the month of December 2016. (Board Policy DJEG)

 

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

 

17.       Approval of the October 2016 Revenue and Expense Report.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

18.       Approval of fundraisers.  (Board Policy JK)

 

19.       Approval of the donations to the Hancock County Career Technical Center. (Board           Policy DFK)

 

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

 

21.       Approval of the Backpack Program for Hancock Middle, Hancock North Central Elementary and South Hancock Elementary Schools for the 2016 -2017 school year.

 

22.       Approval to accept the COPS Grant in the amount of $20,000 for the 2016 – 2017 school             year. (Policy KHE)

 

23.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Cresco for the purchase of cooler/freezer equipment and R22 replacement at East Hancock Elementary School.         (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

25.       Approval of recommendation to purchase ACT Boot Camp professional development       from in the amount of $2,250.00 and 350 ACT workbooks in the amount of $5,400.00            from Mastery Prep. (Board Policy GADA)

 

26.       Approval of recommendation to refund the State Treasure for Title I – Distinguishing       Schools Project.

 

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

 

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

 

29.       Approval of final payment to High Point Construction in the amount of $65,000.00 for     construction services at East Hancock Elementary School and of $160,000.00 for           construction services at the Career Technical Center. (Board Policy DJ)

 

30.       Approval of recommendation to renew the software license for the student registration     program with Power School in the amount of $18,235.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

31.       Approval of recommendation to purchase two Acrobat HD Ultra monitors from Low        Vision, Etc. in the amount of $4,980.00 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

32.       Approval of the 2017 – 2018 course selection sheets for Hancock High School. (Board Policy ICF)

 

33.       Approval of recommendation to reestablish the Renaissance Club at Hancock High           School effective immediately.  (Board Policy JHC)

 

34.       Approval of the Community Education 2017 Spring Brochure.

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to advertise for bids for a timber sale on 130 acres in            Section 16-7-14. (Board Policy DFAD & EBD)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to advertise for Hunting bids on 640 acres in Section 16-9-  15. (Board Policy DFAD & EBD)

 

37.       Approval of recommendation for Reading Comprehensive training for 10 (ten) K-2           teachers (TBD) from Orton-Gillingham in the amount of $10,950.00. (Board Policy            GADA)

 

38.      Approval of the amendment to Board Policy GAR: Professional Personnel Records.

 

39.       Approval of the amended Bus Turnarounds for the 2016-2017 school year. (Board Policies EDAF, EBGA & EBI)

 

40.       Approval of recommendation to accept the quote for a replacement engine for Bus # 700 from Jasper Engines in the amount of $12,650.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

41.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for 20 HP Compaq Elite 8200     desktop computer for offices at  Hancock Middle and Hancock High School from Compugen Education in the amount of $3,566.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

42.       Approval of recommendation to accept the best quote from Cresco for freezer and cooler renovations and R22 replacement at Hancock High School in the amount of $24,859.94.

 

43.       Approval retroactively, effective June 30, 2016, of the payment for 10 buses purchased     using 16th Section interest during the FY 15 -16.

 

44.       Approval of recommendation to accept the best quote for 30 replacement chairs at             Hancock Career Technical Center from Gulf Coast Business Supply in the amount of           $5,220.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

45.       Approval of recommendation to enter into a contract with Angela Gae Campbell to conduct orientation and mobility assessments. (Board Policy IDDF) 

 

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

 

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

 

X.        ITEMS TAKEN UNDER ADVISEMENT

 

1.       Review and award bid received for Hunting and Fishes Leases in Section 30-5-15.

 

XI.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

XII.     BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XIII.    EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Student matters -        I.D. # 1057451                        I.D. # 1010780

 

 

XIV.    ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #8

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

December 8, 2016

 

48.       Approval of payment to Lakeshore Body Shop for repairs made to maintenance truck M1 in the amount of $4,848.61 upon completion of repairs.

 

49.       Approval of recommendation for the termination of non-certified employee social security number XXX-XX-3251 effective December 8, 2016.

 

50.       Approval of recommendation of Keeli Winston for a contingent contract for the 2016 – 2017 school year, effective January 3, 2017, at Hancock Middle           School, pending certification, at a daily rate commensurate to the respective certified teacher salary scale. (Board Policy GBA)

 

51.       Approval to accept the resignation of Judy Turner  as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective December 20, 2016, for the remainder of the 2016 –             2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

52.       Addition to the student matters in executive session.