HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017

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:

 

                        January 10, 2017

 

V.        PERFORMANCE BY THE HNCE BETA CLUB AND HANCOCK NORTH CENTRAL HIGHLIGHTS WITH PRINCIPAL CHRISSY   CUEVAS

 

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.         Approval of recommendation to employ Sean Harden, now properly certified, as   teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective January 9, 2017, for the remainder            of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to employ administrative personnel for the district for the 2017 - 2018 school year. (Board Policy CGD)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Leighann Sturm, now properly certified, as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective January 18, 2017, for   the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of James Howington as      assistant principal of Hancock High School, effective February 17, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to transfer Dennis Peterson as assistant principal       at West Hancock Elementary School to assistant principal at Hancock High    School, effective January 17, 2017, and to adjust his salary to the administrative     high school rate for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Judy Noble as teacher    at South Hancock Elementary School, effective January 31, 2017, for the         remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to employ Tia Talevera as teacher assistant at            Hancock Middle School, effective January 13, 2017, for the remainder of the             2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary    background checks. (Board Policies GC & IFBA)

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ Carla Isted as Computer Lab instructor    at Hancock Middle School, effective January 13, 2017, for the remainder of the            2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary          background checks. (Board Policies GC & IFBA)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation of the Hancock Middle School Choir supplement     for the second semester of the 2016 – 2017 school year for Matthew Strickland.

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to employ Margie Schmidt as a long-term      substitute teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective January 17,   2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year, at a daily rate of     $100.00. (Board Policy GBD)

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to employ Theresa Pate as a substitute cafeteria        worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective January 23, 2017, for the    remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion             of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy JGHR)

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to create a special education personal caregiver         position at East Hancock Elementary School, effective January 30, 2017, for the         remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Stephanie Rhoads from teacher assistant to special education personal caregiver at East Hancock Elementary School,        effective January 30, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year.        (Board Policy GBB)

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

14.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s    84686 thru 84908 for the month of February.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

15.       Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Docket for all schools for the month of       February 2017.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

16.       Approval of the December Revenue and Expense Report.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

17.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

18.       Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of         Child Protection Services and the Hancock County School District.

 

19.       Approval of the Lowe’s Grant application as submitted. (Board Policy KHE)

 

20.       Approval of recommendation to approve to add the Computer Science Pilot           (CS4MS) curriculum for 6th Grade for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board    Policy ICF)

 

21.       Approval of the 2017 – 2018 course selection sheet for Hancock Middle School.   (Board Policy ICF)

 

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

 

23.       Approval to advertise for bid proposals to remove and install an HVAC system at             Hancock Middle School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

24.       Approval to advertise for bid proposals for a District-wide Wireless            Infrastructure replacement/upgrade project. (Board Policy DJ)

 

25.       Approval to advertise for bid proposals construction services at Hancock Middle   School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

26.       Approval to advertise for an Agricultural lease on 6.3 acres in Section 29-5-15.      (Board Policy EBD)

 

27.       Approval of student matters. (Board Policy JCA)

 

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

 

29.       Approval to accept the lowest quote from Education Resources, LLC for the         Federal Programs Comprehensive Needs Assessment Survey in the amount of             $6,100.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

30.       Approval to accept the lowest quote from Southern Pipe for 15 replacement           water fountains at Hancock High School.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

31.       Approval to accept the lowest quote from NH & A for a 3 year renewal for anti-    virus protection software in the amount of $11,550.82.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

32.       Approval to purchase the software license for SEAS Behavior Plus from    Computer Automation Systems, Inc. in the amount of $6,300.00 as a sole source        purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

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

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to purchase a software license for System 44 for       Tier II/III Camp SOAR Summer Program from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the     amount of $17,028.75 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to purchase classroom packages for System 44 for    Tier II/III Camp SOAR Summer Program from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the     amount of $15,177.54 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

37.       Approval of the waiver request to the Mississippi State Board of Education.

 

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

 

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

 

40.       Approval of the interagency agreement between the Hancock County Board of     Supervisors and the Hancock County School District for the 2016 – 2017 school            year.

 

VIII.    ACTION

 

1.         Declaration of emergency for Hancock County School District due to a fire at       Hancock Middle School on January 23, 2107 and provide authorization for the          Superintendent of Education to take necessary action for emergency repairs.

 

2.         Approval to open, review and award Hunting and Fishing bids on 26.1 acres in      Section 30-5-15. (Board Policy EBD)

 

3.         Approval to open, review and award Timber bids on ±131 acres in Section 16-7-    14. (Board Policy EBD)

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                       

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.         Approval of personnel and litigation matters.

 

2.         Approval of student matters. (Board Policy JCA)

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

 

            Fiscal Year Meeting #10

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

February 2, 2017

 

41.       Approval of the addition to the February 2, 2017 docket.

 

42.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for computers at Hancock North Central Elementary School from Compugen Education in the amount of $19,200.00.

 

43.       Approval of the addition to the litigation matters in executive session.

 

44.       Approval of the addition to the student matters in executive session.