HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017

5:30 P.M.

 

EAST HANCOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

4221 KILN DELISLE RD

PICAYUNE, MS 39466

 

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                       

                        October 3, 2017

 

                        October 6, 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 create and additional teacher unit at West Hancock Elementary School for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Tina Perkins, now properly certified, as   teacher at Hancock High School, effective September 15, 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 special education for Heidi Smith for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to employ Caroline Davis as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective November 7, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to employ Danielle Carmichael as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective November 7, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to employ Adrien James as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective November 6, 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. (Board Policy GBJ)

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Leslie Hoda Brecher as full time cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective November 10, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

9.         Approval of recommendation to employ Leslie Hoda Brecher as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective November 10, 2017, for the remainder of the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

10.       Approval of recommendation of overtime pay for Terri Desjardins at one and a half times her daily rate November 13 – 17, 2018. 

 

 OTHER BUSINESS 

 

11.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s    87289 thru 87612) for the month of November 2017.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

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

 

13.       Approval of the September 2017 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

14.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

15.       Approval of the 2017/2018 IDEA Part B and Pre-School Project.

 

16.       Approval of the student releases for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

17.       Approval of recommendation of the replacement of the parking lot bulbs at West Hancock Elementary School and South Hancock Elementary School.

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to renew the membership with GCEIC in the amount of $4,809.00 for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

19.       Approval of recommendation to fund the school district Ref Pay account for the winter and spring sports for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

20.       Approval of recommendation to purchase the software license for SEAS IEP writer from SEAS Automation, Inc., in the amount of $8,700.00 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

21.       Approval of recommendation to purchase the TEACHTOWN academic program from TeachTown, Inc. for the Special Education Department in the amount of $5,567.08 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

22.       Approval of the 2017 – 2018 Procurement Plan for the Hancock County School District Department of Child Nutrition.

 

23.       Approval of the amended resolution authorizing the transfer and conveyance of a water well tank and easement to the Hancock County Water & Sewer District.

 

24.       Approval to accept the lowest bid for testing of students for the gifted program district wide from Live and Learn, Inc., in the amount of $75.00 per student not to exceed 75 students. (Board Policy DJ)

 

25.       Approval of the Agreement of Cooperation for Transition Services between the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Hancock County School District for the 2017 -2018 school year.

 

26.       Approval of the 16th Section Solar Energy Ground Lease between the Hancock County School District and the RES North America Leasing, LLC.  (Solar Project)

 

27.       Approval of the 2017 – 2018 District Test Security Plan.

 

28.       Approval of recommendation to purchase and install playground tiles for the Hawks Nest at the Career Technical Center from SoftSurfaces in the amount of $18,308.39 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

29.       Approval of recommendation to purchase a welding machine for the Metal Trades program at the Career Technical Center from Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems in the amount of $6,306.43 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

30.       Approval to accept the lowest quote for a soft serve machine for the Culinary Arts program at the Career Technical Center from Hotel & Restaurant Supply in the amount of $5,568.01. (Board Policy DJ)

 

31.       Approval of the Cost Share Agreement between the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the Hancock County School District. (Board Policy EBD)

 

32.       Approval of recommendation to reclassify one acre of land in Section 29-5-15 from Residential to Forestry. (Board Policy EBD)

 

33.       Approval of payment #5 to David Rush Construction, LLC in the amount of $48,737.10 for Repairs made to Hancock Middle School.

 

34.       Approval of the donations to Hancock Middle School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

35.       Approval of the donations to Hancock North Central Elementary School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

36.       Approval of the donation to the Alternative School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

37.       Approval of the donation to Hancock High School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

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

 

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

 

40.       Approval to surplus a trailer with attached generator, asset# 17314, and permission to advertise for sale.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

VII.     ACTION

 

1.                  Approval to review and award bid for replacement cooling tower at Hancock Middle School.

 

VIII.    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

IX.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

X.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.      Approval of student matters:

 

Student I.D. #1335694          Student I.D. #921450                Student I.D. #1539098

      Student I.D. #1118763           Student I.D. #1062759

 

 

XI.       ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #7