HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

                        May 2, 2017

 

                        May 22, 2017

 

V.        ADDRESS TO THE BOARD

           

                        Brent Ballard - Audit

           

VI.       ADDRESS TO THE BOARD

 

                        Brehm Bell

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

 

CERTIFIED

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Sarah Ladner as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School effective at the end of the           2016 -2017 school year May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Chad Davis as assistant principal at Hancock Middle School, effective June 6, 2017, for the remainder of             the 2017 – 2018 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Dawn Ladner as             teacher at South Hancock Elementary School effective at the end of the 2016 -            2017 school year May 24, 2017.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to employ Heather Sours as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, subject to the successful completion of the    necessary background checks, for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  (Board Policy GBA)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to employ Christy Harnsongkram as teacher at          Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year,             subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board    Policy GBE)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to employ Dawn Cole, now properly certified, as      teacher at East Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.             (Board Policy GBD)

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to employ Arlette Bates, now properly certified, as   teacher at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  (Board      Policy GBD)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Amber Pino as teacher at South    Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the    successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to employ Darlene Cormier as teacher at Hancock    High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful             completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of         Education for a one year interim license in the area of special education           mild/moderate for Darlene Cormier for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to employ Christina Wilkinson 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)

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Chad Davis as Hancock County Career    Technical Director for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to employ Monti Noblitt as assistant principal at       Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the          successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBE)

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to employ William Bentz as assistant principal at      South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to         the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy     GBE)

 

16.       Approval to add an additional special education teaching unit at South Hancock    Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

NON-CERTIFIED

 

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

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Gregory Henry in the position of HVAC/General Maintenance for the Hancock County School District, effective          June 7, 2017, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background             checks for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year.

 

19.       Approval to employ Gregory Henry in the position of HVAC/General        Maintenance for the Hancock County School District for the 2017 – 2018 school   year.

 

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

 

21.       Approval of the job description for Attendance Officer/Clerk for Director of         Assessment & Curriculum for the 2017 – 2018 school year

 

22.       Approval of recommendation to employ Lynnette Boyanton as teacher assistant    at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to         the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

23.       Approval of recommendation to employ the non-certified personnel for the Child Nutrition Department for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

24.       Approval of recommendation of the amended District Cafι Manager salary scale   for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

25.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Tanya McGuire as teacher assistant at      South Hancock Elementary School to teacher assistant at Hancock High School      for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

26.       Approval of recommendation to employ Amanda Spencer as a long-term    substitute teacher at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018      school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background             checks.

 

27.       Approval of recommendation to employ Nicole Sieber as a long-term substitute     teacher at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year,             subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

28.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s    85800 through 86088) for the month of June, 2017.  (Board Policy        DJEG)

 

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

 

30.       Approval of the April, 2017 Revenue and Expense Report.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

31.       Approval of fundraisers.  (Board Policy DK)

 

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

 

33.       Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Hancock County     School District and the MHS Mobile Dental Unit for the 2017 – 2018 school           year.

 

34.       Approval of the Hancock Career Technical Center 2017 – 2018 Crisis Plan.

 

35.       Approval of the changes to the 2017 – 2018 Elementary School Handbooks.          (Board Policy JCA)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to accept non-resident students for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  (Board Policy JBCB)

 

37.       Approval of lost and stolen affidavits.  (Board Policy DM)

 

38.       Approval of recommendation to renew the contract with AppliTrack for the 2017  – 2018 school year in the amount of $3,432.00.

 

39.       Approval of the student release requests for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  (Board Policy JBCD)

 

40.       Approval of changes to the 2017 – 2018 Middle School Handbooks.

 

41.       Approval of the Intergovernmental Transfer Agreement between the Hancock       County School District and the Hancock County Board of Supervisors.

 

42.       Approval to advertise for bid proposals for district wide Waste Disposal Services for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

43.       Approval of recommendation to fund the school district Ref Pay account for the   2017 – 2018 school year.

 

44.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for 10 Heat          Pump/Cooling units for Hancock Middle School and East Hancock Elementary           School from Johnstone Supply in the amount of $18,400.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

45.       Approval of recommendation to refund the Performance Bond to Pearl River         Land and Timber in the amount of $5,000.00.

 

46.       Approval of recommendation to enter into a contract with Kelly Educational         Staffing for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy ABB)

 

47.       Approval of payment to Canon Financial Services to buyout the lease on the (2)     two copiers damaged during the fire/flood at Hancock Middle School in the         amount of $20,591.62.

 

48.       Approval of recommendation to enter into a contract with David Rush       Construction, LLC for repairs to Hancock Middle School.

 

49.       Approval of payment #1, invoice 10452, to Machado Patano in the amount of        $47,664.00 for architectural services rendered regarding the repairs to Hancock      Middle School.

 

50.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Fortnet Security in the amount of $9,099.00 to renew the Internet Filter and Firewall for the        District for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

51.       Approval of recommendation to renew the membership dues with the Mississippi School Boards Association in the amount of $4,500.00 and the annual online          policy subscription service in the amount of $1,500.00 for the 2017 – 2018           school year.

 

52.       Approval of the revisions to the 2017 – 2018 Employee Handbook.

 

53.       Approval of the 2018 Career Technical Plan Updates.

 

54.       Approval to accept the best quote from Uniforms by Bales for cafeteria employee uniforms for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

55.       Approval of recommendation for stipend pay for Curriculum Development            meetings during the 2017 Summer.

 

56.       Approval of the amended Performing Arts Center Rental Agreement.

 

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

 

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

 

59.       Approval to accept the Travel Agenda and related expenses prior to the board        meeting by ratification.

 

VIII.    ACTION

 

1.         Approval of recommendation to rescind the action taken on May 22, 2017             whereby approval was given to employ Tanya Estep as teacher at Hancock High     School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

 

                        ATTORNNEY’S REPORT

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

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