HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

                        June 6, 2017 Special Meeting

 

                        June 6, 2017

 

                        June 26, 2017

 

V.        ADDRESS TO THE BOARD

 

            Ron Thorp - Consolidation of School Districts         

                                   

VI.       ELECTION OF OFFICERS          

                       

VII.     CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VIII.    CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to transfer Vanesa Martinez from Counselor/Teacher to the Lead Teacher position at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 –    2018 school year. (Board Policies GBE)

 

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

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to employ Sara Allen 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)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to amend the employment of Sara Caridad from long-term substitute teacher to teacher at South Hancock Elementary            School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBD, GBBA)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to dissolve the position of Social Worker at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board        Policy GBB)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to amend the employment of Jordan Williams from long-term substitute teacher at East Hancock Elementary School to          long-term substitute teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 - 2018 school year at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful            completion      of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to transfer Connie Gipson from the position of Social Worker at South Hancock Elementary School to Social Worker           at         Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBE)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Carmen Stilwell as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year         at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

10.       Approval to employ instructors and registrar for Community Education for the 2017 Fall and Spring Sessions.

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to employ Child Nutrition employees for the additional duty of painting, not to exceed 8 hours per day, on selected           dates during July 12 – 30, 2017 at their regular rate of pay. (Board Policy GDBAB)

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

12.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claims # 86258 through 86376) for the month of July, 2017. (Board Policy DJEG)

 

13.       Approval of the May Revenue and Expense report for the school district. (Board Policy DJ)

 

14.       Approval of the activity claims docket for July, 2017. (Board Policy DJ)

 

15.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

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

 

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

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to reclassify 4.6 acres in Section 29-5-15 from commercial to residential. (Board Policy EBD)

 

19.       Approval of the 16th Section planned forest management activities projected costs and revenues for FY18 for the Mississippi Forestry Commission. (Board Policy EBD)

 

20.       Approval of the Authorization for Services Forms with the Mississippi Forestry Commission for FY18. (Board Policy EBD)

 

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

 

22.       Approval of recommendation to cancel the right-of-way lease in Section 29-5-15. (Board Policy EBD)

 

23.       Approval to pay Serve Pro for the clean-up associated with the Middle School flood/fire in January in the amount of $18,557.56. (Board Policy DJ)

 

24.       Approval of recommendation to renew the unlimited school site license of Lexia Core 5 for one year for West Hancock, Hancock North Central and South   Hancock Elementary Schools in the amount of $8,500.00 for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

25.       Approval of recommendation to renew the lease agreement with Pitney Bowes, Inc. for postage meter and scale for Hancock High School and the         District Office. (Board Policy DJ)

 

26.       Approval of recommendation to renew the NSBA National Connection Fee in the amount of $4,165.00 for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

28.       Approval of the 2017 Community Education Fall Brochure.

 

29.       Approval of the amended Affidavit of Residency form for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

30.       Approval of recommendation to renew the annual membership with the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents for the 2017 – 2018 school year in the amount of $1,250.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

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

 

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 standard financial resolutions for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

2.         Approval of the Hancock County School District Budget for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to rescind the action taken on May 22, 2017 whereby approval was given to employ Shawna Huff as teacher for a            contingent contract for the 2017 – 2018 school year at Hancock Middle School.

 

4.         Approval to open, review and award Hunting and Fishing Bids on 247 acres in Section 29-5-15.

 

X.        SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

XI.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XII.     EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XIII.    ADJOURN/RECESS

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #1

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

July 11, 2017

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Shari Brooks as teacher at Hancock High School, effective July 10, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to employ Terri Desjardins as a 10 month 8 hour secretary at the Transportation Department, effective July 17, 2017, for        the 2017 – 2018 school year.