HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA           

 

1.      Declaration of continued state of emergency for Hancock County School District.

 

IV.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

V.        POLICY PRESENTATION

 

            Board Policy EEAC – Student Charge Policy

                                               

VI.       CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to rescind the action of April 4, 2017 whereby approval       was granted to employ employee #xxx-xx- 9421 as teacher at           South Hancock Elementary    School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Dawn Ladner, now properly certified, as teacher             at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 –   2018 school year. (Board Policy         GBE)

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to employ Douglas Weems as the Construction/Carpentry    Instructor (10 month position) at the Hancock County Career         Technical Center for the         2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

 

5.         Approval to accept the resignation of Cheryl King as teacher at West Hancock       Elementary School effective April 7, 2017 for the remainder of the        2016 – 2017 school     year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Brooke Glass as teacher at         Hancock High School effective May 1, 2017 for the remainder        of the 2016 – 2017 school      year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to rescind the action taken on April 4, 2017 whereby            approval was granted to employ Melanie Ladner as teacher at        Hancock North Central           Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

8.         Approval of the Superintendent’s recommendation to employ Melanie Ladner as teacher   at Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2017-2018           school year. (Board     Policy GBE)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to transfer Michelle Jamerson as special education teacher    at Hancock High School to special education teacher at South             Hancock Elementary   School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies GBD, GBBA)

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Tara Rhodes Ladner as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School effective at the end of the           2016 – 2017 school year         May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to reinstate the High School Football teaching position to full time for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Genica Garriga as teacher at Hancock Middle     School to teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018            school year. (Board     Policies GBD, GBBA)

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Aaron P. Mann as teacher at Hancock Middle      School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the          successful completion of the   necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Constance Brown as teacher at Hancock Middle School effective at the end of the 2016 – 2017         school year May 24,    2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to employ Judith Closson, now properly certified, as            teacher at West Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 –   2018 school year. (Board        Policy GBE)

 

16.       Approval of recommendation to employ Samantha Hoda as teacher at East Hancock         Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to    the successful completion       of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

17.       Approval of recommendation to employ Miranda Rutherford as teacher at South Hancock            Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.        (Board Policy GBE)

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to transfer David Ladner from the position of           Construction/Carpentry Instructor to the position of Metal Fabrication           Instructor at the          Hancock County Career Technical Center for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board        Policies GBD, GBBA)

 

19.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Melanie Dillard as special education teacher at    Hancock High School to special education teacher at West   Hancock Elementary School   for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies GBD, GBBA)

 

20.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Leighann Sturm as teacher at     East Hancock Elementary School effective at the end of the           2016 – 2017 school year         May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

21.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Kenneth Terrill as teacher at      Hancock Middle School effective at the end of the 2016 – 2017         school year May 24,    2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

22.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Ginger Duease as teacher at Hancock Middle      School to teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018            school year. (Board     Policies GBD, GBBA)

 

23.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Joan Breazeale Seals as assistant principal at South Hancock Elementary School effective June   6, 2017.

 

24.       Approval of the Public Relations Administrator job description.

 

25.       Approval of the salary scale for the Public Relations Administrator for the 2017 – 2018     school year.

 

26.       Approval of recommendation to employ Joan Breazeale Seals as the Public Relations         Administrator for the Hancock County School District for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

27.       Approval of recommendation that Joan Breazeale Seals be hired an additional 10 days at her current daily rate the month of June 2017.

 

28.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Carla Morgan as teacher at         South Hancock Elementary School effective at the end of the           2016 – 2017 school year         May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

29.       Approval of the non-certified salary scales for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies CGA & GBA)

 

30.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Steven Shaw as a HVAC and    General Maintenance employee with the Maintenance            Department for Hancock County       School District, effective May 22, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school             year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

31.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel at Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

32.       Approval of recommendation that Mr. Donnie Gholston be appointed to make one (1) non-certified personnel recommendation pursuant to Mississippi Code §37-9-17 for Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

 

33.       Approval of the recommendation of Mr. Donnie Gholston to employ personnel for Hancock North Central Elementary School pursuant to Mississippi Code §37-9-17 for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

34.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Special Education Department for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the district for the 2017 –2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel at West Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

37.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

38.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for East Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

39.       Approval of recommendation that Mr. Donnie Gholston be appointed to make one (1) non-certified personnel recommendation pursuant to Mississippi Code §37-9-17 for East Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

40.       Approval of the recommendation of Mr. Donnie Gholston to employ personnel for East Hancock Elementary School pursuant to Mississippi Code §37-9-17 for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

41.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

42.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

43.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Brooke Glass as Head Girls       Basketball coach at Hancock High School, effective May 1,        2017, for the remainder of      the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

44.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Maintenance

            Department for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

45.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Hancock County Career Technical Center for the 2017 – 2018 school year.         (Board Policy GCD)

 

46.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Freda Gruys as teacher assistant at Hancock        High School to teacher assistant at South Hancock Elementary         School for the 2017 –             2018 school year.

 

47.       Approval of recommendation to for any Hancock County School District employee           qualified CDL bus driver, as needed, to deliver or retrieve buses            from outsourced repair            shops, at the driver’s normal hourly rate, for the Hancock County School District             Department of Transportation for the             2017 –             2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

48.       Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee, as          needed, for the position of substitute bus aide for all Special             Education bus routes for the   Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for the 2017 – 2018    school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

49.       Approval of recommendation to employ the non-certified substitute bus drivers and aides             for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

50.       Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee   qualified as a CDL bus driver for the duties of new driver training at a         rate of $12.00 per        hour for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for the 2017   – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

51.       Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee   qualified as a CDL bus driver or bus aide for the duties ESY Summer           2017 driver and           bus aide for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation. (Board          Policy GCD)

 

52.       Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee   qualified as a CDL bus driver for the position of substitute bus driver,          as needed, for the       Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for the 2017 – 2018    school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

53.       Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee   qualified as a CDL bus driver for the position of bus driver for the    duties of Summer        2017 field trips for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation.          (Board Policy GCD)

 

54.       Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee   qualified as a CDL bus driver for the duties of driver for the Hancock          County Summer          2017 Reading Program for the Hancock County School District Department of           Transportation. (Board Policy GCD)

 

55.       Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee   qualified as a CDL bus driver, as needed, to assist in mapping, route             descriptions, bus         times and bus rosters for the Hancock County School District Department of           Transportation at a rate of $12.00 per hour for           the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board     Policy GCD)

 

56.       Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Transportation

            Department for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

57.       Approval of the Department Chairpersons at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018    school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

58.       Approval for the mechanics or technicians in the Department of Transportation of overtime pay at 1 ½ times their normal pay rate for the 2017 – 2018      school year.

 

59.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Kenneth Terrill as Middle          School Soccer Coach effective at the end of the 2016 – 2017          school year May 24, 2017.      (Board Policy GBO)

 

60.       Approval of recommendation to pay the Summer Feeding School Program Employees for             training on May 2, 2017.

 

61.       Approval of the LSC Chairpersons for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

62.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 85511     thru 85799) for the month of May, 2017.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

63.       Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of May,         2017. (Board Policy DJ)

 

64.       Approval of the March, 2017 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

65.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

66.       Approval to accept the lowest quote to purchase and install 4 Trane mini split heat pump   systems for East Hancock Elementary School from Southland            Heating & Air             Conditioning, Inc., in the amount of $15,000.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

67.       Approval to renew the district student package and financial software from Central           Access Corporation in the amount of $61,039.75. (Board Policy      DJ)

 

68.       Approval of the Memorandum of Agreement between Hancock Medical Center and the   Hancock County School District for the 2017 – 2018 school    year.

 

69.       Approval of the Partnership Agreement with the Hancock County School District and the            Hancock County Human Resources Agency for the     2017 – 2018 school year.

 

70.       Approval of the Partnership Agreement with the Hancock County School District and the            Hancock County Human Resources Agency for South            Hancock Elementary School for         the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

71.       Approval of the Partnership Agreement with the Hancock County School District             Transportation Department and the Hancock County Human           Resources Agency for the       2017 – 2018 school year.

 

72.       Approval to hold Camp S.O.A.R. Summer Reading Camp during the month of June 2017            on the campus of South Hancock Elementary School.

 

73.       Approval of recommendation to purchase playground equipment with the Gulf Coast        Community Foundation Grant for Hancock North Central           Elementary School from         Moonshot Recreation LLC in the amount of $7, 870.79 as a sole source purchase.        (Board             Policy DJ)

 

74.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Jasper Engines for a            replacement engine for Hancock County School District Bus       710 in the amount of   $12,903.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

75.       Approval of recommendation to provide 4 Hancock County School District Department   of Transportation mechanics weekly uniforms and laundry        services at a cost of $32.39     per week for 60 months.

 

76.       Approval to accept the lowest quote of $23,246.40 for repair and maintenance for all Hancock County School District bus seats from Johnson Seat Repair. (Board Policy DJ)

 

77.       Approval to accept the donations to Hancock High School.

 

78.       Approval of 16th Section land matters.

 

79.       Approval of student matters.

 

80.       Approval of the amended Hancock County School Board Policy EEAD – Competitive Food Sales – Vending Policy.

 

81.       Approval of the amended Hancock County School Board Policy JGHR – Food Services   Policy.

 

82.       Approval of the amended Hancock County School Board Policy EE – Food Services Management Policy.

 

83.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest bid of $172,061.07 from Interior Elements to purchase and install the new serving line equipment at the       Hancock High School Cafeteria. (Board Policy DJ)

 

84.       Approval of Student Release requests for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

85.       Approval of the changes to the Career Technical Center handbook for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

86.       Approval of the Hawk’s Nest Career Tech Child Development Center 2017 – 2018 Purpose and Policies.

 

87.       Approval of recommendation to provide 6 Hancock County School District Maintenance Department workers with weekly uniforms and laundry services at a cost of $29.57 per week for 60 months.

 

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

 

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

 

90.       Approval to accept the travel agenda and related expenses prior to the board meeting by   ratification.     

 

VII.     ACTION

 

1.         Open, review and award Agricultural bids in Sections 16-5-14, 16-8-16 and 17-5-15.         (Board Policy EBD)

 

VIII.    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

IX.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

X.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XI.       ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #16

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

May 2, 2017

 

91.       Addition to the Overnight and Out of State Travel Agenda and Related expenses.

 

92.       Additions to the fundraisers.