HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

5:30 P.M.

 

HANCOCK HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY

7084 STENNIS AIRPORT DRIVE

KILN, MS 39556

 

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA           

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                       

                        August 1, 2017

 

                        August 21, 2017

 

V.        ADDRESS TO THE BOARD

           

                        Stewart, Sneed and Hewes Insurance

                                                                       

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to employ Jordyn Williams, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 8, 2017, for the         remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Victoria Chargois, now properly certified, as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective August 18,    2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to make application to the State Department of Education for a one year interim license in the area of math for Tina Perkins    for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to create and additional special education teacher unit at East Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Maggie Shorter as LSC at Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018         school year.

 

7.         Approval of recommendation of Kristy Lindsey for the Hancock Middle School Yearbook supplement for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

8.         Approval of recommendation of Victoria Williams for the Hancock North Central Elementary School LSC supplement for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Shawn Taylor as a substitute bus aide for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation,          effective August 24, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background           checks.

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jeneen Morel and Cindy Ladner for the position of reading interventionist, effective September 1, 2017, for the             remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Jennifer Laneaux as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department            of Transportation, effective August 30, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jennifer Laneaux as a substitute bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of            Transportation, effective September 1, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Judy Padron as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 14, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to employ Keatyn Ladner as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock High School, effective September 5, 2017, for the             remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to employ Kristine Dunbar as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective September 13,         2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

16.       Approval of recommendation to transfer LouAnn Heim from the position of teacher assistant at Hancock High School to teacher assistant at East         Hancock Elementary School, effective September 11, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

17.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Heather Richardson as a teacher assistant at Hancock Middle School, effective September 22,     2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Paulette Ladner as a permanent cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department in the 5 hour a day position     at South Hancock Elementary School cafeteria, effective September 18, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

19.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 86751 thru 87010) for the month of September 2017.  (Board Policy     DJEG)

 

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

 

21.       Approval of the July 2017 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

22.       Approval to adopt the new Hancock County School District Policy JDCDB – Transfer of Dependent Children of Non-Certified/Non-Instructional as        presented on August 21, 2017.

 

23.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

24.       Approval of the Inter-Agency Agreement between the Hancock County School District and the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation for the 2017 –             2018 school year.

 

25.       Approval of the East Hancock Elementary 2017 – 2018 Crisis Management Policy.

 

26.       Approval of the amended Cuevas Landscaping contract for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

27.       Approval of the Gifted Education Program brochure, Instructional Management Plan and website information.

 

28.       Approval of recommendation to enter into a private contract for Natalie McFarland for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

29.       Approval of recommendation of the lowest quote to purchase eighty (80) HP Laserjet printers, one HP Laserjet color printer, toner and cable from IT           Savvy in the amount of $19,954.03 for South Hancock Elementary School and Hancock North Central Elementary School.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

31.       Approval of recommendation to purchase 250 Orion 9 Micro PCs from DakTech for Hancock High School, Hancock Middle School and South Hancock            Elementary School in the amount of $112,250.00 from the state EPL List #3760 Contract as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

32.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to purchase 75 software licenses for iLit ELL Educational Intervention for Hancock Middle          School and Hancock High School from BBB Educational Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $14,063.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

33.       Approval of recommendation to purchase software licenses for System 44 for Tier II/III intervention for East Hancock Elementary School and Hancock                High School from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the amount of $27,400.00 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

34.       Approval of recommendation to purchase software licenses for System 44 for Tier II/III intervention for South Hancock Elementary School from       Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the amount of $32,700.00 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to accept the donations to Hancock High School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

36.       Approval of recommendation to purchase small wares by line item for the Child Nutrition Department from Hotel and Restaurant and Associated Food   Equipment & Supplies.

 

37.       Approval of recommendation to renew the Worker’s Compensation insurance in the amount of $136,170.00 for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

38.       Approval of recommendation of the lowest quote to purchase 11 Epson Brightlink Interactive projectors with wall mount from Howard Computers in the   amount of $18,524.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

39.       Approval of recommendation to purchase 1000 student licenses from Mastery Connect for the 2017 – 2018 school year in the amount of $8,500.00.         (Board Policy DJ)

 

40.       Approval of the amended Absentee forms for Hancock High School.

 

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

 

42.       Approval to accept the lowest bid for psychological services for Federal Programs from Dr. Linda Bel in the amount of $40,500.00 for the 2017 – 2018    school year.

 

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

 

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

 

45.       Approval of recommendation to extend the Timber Sale in Section 16-8-16 from the Mississippi Forestry Commission.

 

46.       Approval of request to remove trees from Section 16-6-14 from the Mississippi Forestry Commission.

 

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

 

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

 

49.       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 August 21, 2017 whereby approval of the Continuing Disclosure Resolution was given.

 

2.         Approval of the Engagement Letter with the Young Law Group.

 

3.         Approval of the Continuing Disclosure Resolution.  

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

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