HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA           

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                       

                        July 11, 2017  

                                                                       

V.        CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VI.       CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Oreathia Smith as teacher at Hancock High School, effective July 20, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to create and additional teacher unit at Hancock North Central Elementary School and South Hancock Elementary School

            for the             2017 – 2018 school year.

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to transfer Kim Strebeck from the position of  Lead Teacher to the ELL/Reading Specialist position at South Hancock Elementary      School for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies GBE)

 

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

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to employ Nicole Sieber, now properly certified, as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018         school year.     (Board Policy GBD)

 

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

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to transfer Maci Torres from the position of              Teacher to the Lead Teacher position at South Hancock Elementary         School for       the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies GBE)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation and approval to employ Khara Colbert as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2017 – 2018 school year, effective           August 1, 2017,          subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board            Policy GBE)

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to employ Carmen Stilwell as a licensed employee    at Hancock Middle School, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 –      2018 school     year.

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jordyn Williams as a licensed employee    at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018          school year.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to employ Kelly Gilbert, now properly certified, as   teacher at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018         school year.     (Board Policy GBD)

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Danette Moore as           teacher at Hancock High School, effective July 20, 2017, for the 2017 –          2018    school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Regina Mitchell as bus   driver for the Department of Transportation, effective July 21, 2017,     for the 2017    – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Lauren Gilbert as            hearing interpreter at South Hancock Elementary School, effective July    21, 2017,         for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

16.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Terri Desjardins as bus   driver for the Department of Transportation, effective July 21, 2017,     for the 2017    – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

17.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Stephanie Rhoads as      teacher assistant at East Hancock Elementary School, effective July 20,         2017, for         the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Heidi Smith as a long-term substitute       teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School at a daily rate of $100.00           for the 2017 – 2018 school year subject to the successful completion of the        necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

19.       Approval of recommendation to employ Wendy Foret as a special education          assistant at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018      school year,     subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board           Policies GBD, GBBA & IDDF)

 

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

 

21.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Peggy Davis as   personal caregiver at East Hancock Elementary School, effective July 24, 2017,           for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

22.       Approval of recommendation to transfer a teacher assistant unit from East Hancock Elementary School to South Hancock Elementary School for the    2017 –             2018 school year.

 

23.       Approval of recommendation to employ Tiffaney Morgan as a teacher assistant      and braille instructor at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017       – 2018             school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

24.       Approval of recommendation to employ Victoria Chargois as a long-term   substitute teacher at South Hancock Elementary School at a daily rate of           $100.00           for the 2017 – 2018 school year subject to the successful completion of the   necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

25.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jolinda Reghi as a long-term substitute     teacher at South Hancock Elementary School at a daily rate of $100.00             for the             2017 – 2018 school year subject to the successful completion of the necessary    background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

26.       Approval of recommendation to employ Courtney Ladner as a substitute    cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 4, 2017,      for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful completion of the        necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

27.       Approval of recommendation to employ Theresa Ladner as a substitute cafeteria    worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 4, 2017,      for the             2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary          background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

28.       Approval of recommendation to employ Trista Fleming as a substitute cafeteria      worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 4, 2017,      for the             2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary          background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

29.       Approval of recommendation to employ Brenda Lancaster as a substitute   cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 4, 2017,      for the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful completion of the        necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

30.       Approval of Aaron Mann for the Hancock Middle School Choir supplement for     the 2017 – 2017 school year.

 

31.       Approval of recommendation to employ Carla Isted as teacher assistant at Hancock Middle School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

32.       Approval of recommendation to employ Davis Fargher as a full time bus driver      for the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the         2017 –             2018 school year.  (Board Policy GCD)

 

33.       Approval of recommendation to employ Gidget Gaude as a full time bus driver     for the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the         2017 –             2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

34.       Approval of recommendation to employ Dori Martin as a full time bus driver for    the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the 2017            – 2018             school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to employ Terri Bryant as a full time bus driver for   the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the 2017            – 2018             school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to employ Joni Godfrey as a full time bus driver       for the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the         2017 –             2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

37.       Approval of recommendation to employ Brett McKay as a substitute bus driver     for the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the         2017 –             2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

38.       Approval of recommendation to employ Vicki Lowe as a long-term substitute        teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 4, 2017, for the      2017 – 2018    school year subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks at a daily rate of $100.00. (Board Policy GBD)

 

39.       Approval of recommendation to employ Melissa Grossman as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 4, 2017, for the      2017 – 2018 school year subject to the successful completion of the necessary   background checks at a daily rate of $100.00. (Board Policy GBD)

 

40.       Approval of recommendation to employ Natalie Arcement as a full time bus           driver for the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017,     for the 2017    – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

41.       Approval of recommendation to employ Sandy Harris as a substitute bus driver     for the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the         2017 –             2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

42.       Approval of recommendation to employ Josh Daniels as a full time bus driver for   the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the 2017            – 2018             school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

43.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jason Ridgway as a full time bus driver    for the Department of Transportation, effective July 31, 2017, for the         2017 –             2018 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

44.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s    86377 thru 86498) for the month of August 2017.  (Board Policy          DJEG)

 

45.       Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of      August 2017. (Board Policy DJ)

 

46.       Approval of the June 2017 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

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

 

49.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

50.       Approval of recommendation to purchase chemicals from Delta Chemical Corp.     for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

51.       Approval of recommendation to renew the Boiler & Machinery insurance for the   School District in the amount of $7,985.00 for the 2017 – 2018 school       year.

 

52.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to purchase a        postermaker and laminator for West Hancock Elementary School from Office         Automation in the amount of $5,465.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

53.       Approval of payment #2 to Machado Patano in the amount of $5,958.00 for          architectural services rendered regarding the Repairs to the Middle            School.            (Board Policy DJ)

 

54.       Approval to enter into an inter-agency agreement with Mill Creek of Magee for     the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

55.       Approval of recommendation to renew the MAP License software from     Northwest Evaluation Association in the amount of $46,273.00 for the 2017 –   2018 school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

56.       Approval of recommendation to renew the SNAP Health software from     Professional Software for Nurses, Inc. for the 2017 – 2018 school year in the    amount of $4,680.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

57.       Approval of the amended Hancock School Distict Board Policy JBC.

 

58.       Approval of recommendation to offer a dual credit English Composition 1113       class through Pearl River Community College at Hancock High School            for the             2017 – 2018 school year.

 

59.       Approval of the donations to East Hancock Elementary School. (Board Policy       DFK)

 

60.       Approval of Agreement with Harrison County School District regarding transfer   of students for the 2017-2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

61.       Approval of Agreement with Biloxi School District regarding transfer of students             for the 2017-2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

62.       Approval of Agreement with Pearl River Central School District regarding             transfer of students for the 2017-2018 school year. (Board Policy            JBCD)

 

63.       Approval of Agreement with Poplarville School District regarding transfer of         students for the 2017-2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

64.       Approval of the Partnership Agreement between the Mississippi Gulf Coast           YMCA and the Hancock County School District Department of           Transportation.

 

65.       Approval to renew a one year contract with Cuevas Landscaping for grounds and lawn care effective June 1, 2017 in the amount of $66,300.00. (Board    Policy DJ)

 

66.       Approval to advertise for bank depository bids.

 

67.       Approval of the 2017 - 2018 Hancock County School District Strategic Plan.

 

68.       Approval of the Backpack Program for Hancock Middle, Hancock North Central Elementary, West Hancock Elementary and South Hancock Elementary           Schools            for the 2017 -2018 school year.

 

69.       Approval of payment #2 to David Rush Construction, LLC in the amount of         $356,665.73 for Repairs made to Hancock Middle School. (Board      Policy DJ)

 

70.       Approval of the Letter of Agreement between the Child Nutrition Department      and the BSLO, LLC for August 2, 2017.

 

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

 

72.       Approval of the revised fundraising policy in the Hancock County School District Employee Handbook.

 

73.       Approval of the Reading Buddies program at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

74.       Approval of the Outstanding Student program at South Hancock Elementary         School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

75.       Approval of recommendation to update the Metal Fabrication course title at the     Career Technical Center to Precision Machining for the 2017 – 2018       school year.

 

76.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest bids for Psychological   Services, Occupational Services and Physical Therapy for the 2017 -2018       school year. (Board Policy DJ)

 

77.       Approval to accept the Agreement to Provide Food Services for the Camp             Care/STARS program students for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

78.       Approval of recommendation to renew the flood insurance at South Hancock        Elementary School and the Pump House/Well at South Hancock       Elementary      School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

79.       Approval of the Hancock High School 2017 – 2018 Wellness Policy.

 

80.       Approval of the Hancock Middle School 2017 – 2018 Wellness Policy.

 

81.       Approval of recommendation to accept the National School Breakfast Program      and the National School Lunch Program contracts for the 2017 – 2018           school year. (Board Policies EE, JGHR, & EEAD)

 

82.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Organizational Chart.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

VII.     ACTION

 

1.         Approval of Ad Valorem Tax Request for Hancock County School for the 2017-   2018 school year. (Board Policy DFA)

 

2.         Approval to rescind action.

 

VIII.    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

IX.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

X.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XI.       ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #2

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

August 1, 2017

 

86.       Approval of recommendation to employ Donald Larosa, now properly        certified, as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 1, 2017, for the      2017 – 2018    school year. (Board Policy GBD)

87.       Approval of the addition to the Overnight and Out-of-State Travel Agenda and    Related expenses. (Board Policies JGFB, CGPF & EDA)

88.       Approval to accept the resignation of Carla Isted as teacher assistant at Hancock   Middle School, effective August 1, 2017, for the 2017 – 2018 school year.      (Board Policy GBO)