HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

                        May 7, 2018

 

                        May 21, 2018

 

V.        CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VI.       ADDRESS TO THE BOARD

           

            Justin Ladner – Stewart, Sneed and Hewes Insurance

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

 

CERTIFIED

 

2.         Approval to accept the resignation of Andrea Wu as teacher at Hancock Middle School for the 2018 – 2019 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Cynthia Borden as teacher at Hancock Middle School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to employ Darlene Hall as a licensed employee at Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to employ LaShea Wilson as Health Science instructor at the Hancock Career Technical Center for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to employ Sarah Shabazz as counselor at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to employ William Tucker as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

8.         Approval to accept the resignation of Amy Seay as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective May 29, 2018, for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

9.         Approval of recommendation of ten (10) 8-hour additional contract days in June 2018 and ten (10) 8-hour additional contract days in July 2018 at a teacher daily rate for one certified staff member for gifted testing and reporting.

 

10.       Approval of recommendation to employ Jana Montgomery as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Annie Jones from the position of teacher to the lead teacher position at Hancock Middle School for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to employ Harold Patrick Fontenot as a licensed employee at Hancock Middle School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Joy Pulsifer as teacher for the 2017 – 2018 Extended School Year.

 

NON-CERTIFIED

 

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

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to employ Moli Kergosien as a teacher assistant at West Hancock Elementary School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policies GC, GCD, & IFBA)

 

16.       Approval of recommendation to employ five (5) 2018 summer athletic workers for six weeks at a rate of $10.00 per hour.

 

 

17.       Approval of recommendation to employ Lisa Robertson as a special education teacher assistant at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policies GBD, GBBA & IDDF)

 

18.       Approval of recommendation to employ Michelle Peterson as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, pending licensure, at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

19.       Approval of recommendation to employ Ivy Lemon as a 10 ˝ month secretary for the Office of Special Education for the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

20.       Approval of recommendation to employ Leland Elchos as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock High School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, pending licensure, at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

21.       Approval of an additional twenty-one (21) work days for Terri Desjardins for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

22.       Approval of recommendation to transfer Terri Desjardins from the position of 10-month secretary to 12-month secretary for the Transportation Department for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

23.       Approval to accept the resignation of Arnold M. Mauffray as full time bus driver for the Transportation Department effective May 21, 2018. (Board Policy GBO)

 

24.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Shannan Christley as a full time bus driver, effective May 25, 2018, and allow Ms. Christley to stay on as a substitute bus driver for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

25.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Phyllis Hariel as a full time bus driver, effective May 25, 2018, and allow Ms. Hariel to stay on as a substitute bus driver for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

26.       Approval of recommendation for stipend pay for professional development training being held at Hancock Middle School on July 17-19, 2018.

 

 

 

27.       Approval of recommendation to employ Katelyn Rooney as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2018 – 2019 school year, pending licensure, at a daily rate of $100.00, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GBD)

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

28.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 89410 through 89555) for the month of June, 2018.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

29.       Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of June, 2018.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

30.       Approval of the April, 2018 Revenue and Expense Report.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

31.       Approval to adopt Hancock County School District Board Policy DJEC – Federal Purchasing and Procurement as presented May 21, 2018.

 

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

 

33.       Approval of recommendation to enter into a private contract for Betty Lampton for the 2018 – 2019 school year. (Board Policy IDDF)

 

34.       Approval of recommendation to accept non-resident students for the 2018 – 2019  school year.  (Board Policy JBCB)

 

35.       Approval of the student release requests for the 2018 – 2019 school year. (Board Policy    JBCD)

 

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

 

37.       Approval to pay the additional Worker’s Compensation Insurance audit premium in the amount of $13,328.00 for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

 

38.       Approval of recommendation to renew the membership with the Mississippi School Boards Association in the amount of $4,500.00 and the online policy subscription renewal with the Mississippi School Boards Association in the amount of $1,500.00 for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

39.       Approval of recommendation accept the lowest quote to purchase Readygen electronic courseware along with accompanying materials for Kindergarten district wide in the amount of $15,742.52 from School Book Supply of Mississippi. (Board Policy DJ)

 

40.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for a district wide server upgrade and software purchase from S.H.O.T.S. in the amount of $33,000.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

41.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for roof repairs needed at Hancock Middle School from Charlie Stroud in the amount of $10,000.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

42.       Approval of the donations to Hancock High School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

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

 

44.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from OBC Gym Floor Refinishing, Inc., in the amount of $4,750.00 for gym floor cleaning and screening of the High School and Middle School gyms. (Board Policy DJ)

 

45.       Approval of the 2018 – 2019 Hancock Middle School Crisis Plan.

 

46.       Approval of the 2018 – 2019 Hancock Band Student/Parent Handbook.

 

47.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from J & S Upholstery for seat repairs needed on buses for the Transportation Department in the amount of $14,042.89. (Board Policy DJ)

 

48.       Approval of recommendation to purchase fifty (50) digital software subscriptions from Edgenuity in the amount of $27,500.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

49.       Approval of fundraisers.  (Board Policy DK)

 

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

 

51.       Approval of the 2018 – 2019 Hancock Middle School Wellness Policy.

 

52.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to purchase uniforms for the Child Nutrition Department from Uniforms by Bales in the amount of $12,000.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

53.       Approval to renew the District’s general liability, commercial auto and school board legal liability insurance coverage for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

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

 

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

 

VIII.    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

IX.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

 

                        ATTORNNEY’S REPORT

 

X.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.                  Appeal of student matters.

 

XI.       ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Meeting #18