HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

5:30 P.M.

 

WEST HANCOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

23350 HWY 43

PICAYUNE, MS 39466

 

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                       

                        August 6, 2018

                                                                       

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 employ Lesley Chaney Kelly, now properly certified, as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2018, for the 2018 – 2019 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Emily Martinez as a teacher assistant at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 15, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

 

4                    Approval of recommendation to employ Jan Urbani as a substitute bus aide for the Department of Transportation, effective August 15, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GCD)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Bridget Ladner as a full time bus driver effective August 31, 2018, and allow Ms. Ladner to stay on as a substitute bus driver for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

6.                  Approval of recommendation to employ Melinda Parnell as full time bus driver for the Department of Transportation, effective August 7, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

7.                  Approval of recommendation to employ Regina Mitchell as full time bus driver for the Department of Transportation, effective August 7, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GCD)

 

8.                  Approval of recommendation to employ Courtney Ladner as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 20, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

9.                  Approval of recommendation to employ Susan Kieff as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 16, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

10.              Approval to employ the Career Pathways Experience students for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

11.              Approval of recommendation to employ Meghan Griffith as a teacher assistant at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 29, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policies GC & IFBA)

 

12.              Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Chasity Farmer as a 10-month secretary for the Transportation Department, effective August 10, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

 

 

13.              Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Shelly Smith as a full time bus driver effective September 5, 2018, and allow Ms. Smith to stay on as a substitute bus driver for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

14.              Approval of recommendation to employ Sherry Breland as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 31, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

15.              Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Davis Motz as Head Cross Country coach, effective August 28, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

16.              Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Barbara Rester as a full time bus driver effective September 30, 2018, and allow Ms. Rester to stay on as a substitute bus driver for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

17.              Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Hebra Ladner as Head Middle School Softball coach, effective August 30, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

18.              Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Nicole Saucier as Assistant Middle School Softball coach, effective August 30, 2018, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

19.              Approval of coaching supplements for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

20.              Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 90078 thru 90415) for the month of September, 2018.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

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

 

22.              Approval of the July 2018 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

23.              Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

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

 

25.              Approval of the Backpack Program for East Hancock Elementary for the 2018 -2019 school year.

 

26.              Approval of the private contract request for Helen Milroy for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

27.              Approval of recommendation to remove outstanding checks in the insurance clearing account from 2012, 2014 and 2015.

 

28.              Approval of recommendation for professional development from Great Minds for $3,500.12.

 

29.              Approval to accept the lowest quote from Rex Team Sports in the amount of $18,514.60 for various sporting equipment. (Board Policy DJ)

 

30.              Approval of recommendation to pay Pearl River Community College $11,800.00 and $6,500.00 in tuition fees for students enrolled in dual classes at Hancock High School for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

31.              Approval of recommendation accept the lowest quote to purchase Readygen electronic courseware for Grades 1 and 2 District wide in the amount of $28,258.77.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

32.              Approval of recommendation accept the lowest quote from Dell Computers in the amount of $5,996.98 to purchase 11 Dell 3050 Aio Computers for Hancock North Central Elementary School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

33.              Approval of recommendation to renew the School Dude software for the Maintenance and Transportation Departments in the amount of $7,247.10 for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

34.              Approval of recommendation to lease one copier from Gulf Copy System for the Special Education Department in the amount of $160.00 per month.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

35.              Approval of recommendation of the principal and interest payment on the QSCB Note in the amount of $181,118.28 and $25,200.00 respectively with Whitney Bank.

 

36.              Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to install sheet metal duct work in the batting cages at Hancock High School from Ray C. Weaver in the amount of $13,900.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

37.              Approval of the private contract request for Ashley Richard for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

38.              Approval of recommendation to pay $9,865.16 Rankin County School District for services provided by the Rankin County Youth Detention Center.

 

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

 

40.              Approval of recommendation to purchase 100 additional software licenses for teacher professional development from The Master Teacher in the amount of $3,400.00.

 

41.              Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest bid for Tele-Speech services through Presence Learning, Inc., in the amount of $67.00 per hour.

 

42.              Approval of recommendation to accept the sole bid of $90.50 per acre for tree planting on Section 16-7-14 from Diversified Forestree Management, LLC.

 

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

 

44.              Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Jasper Engines to

purchase a replacement engine for bus # 701 in the amount of $13,033.00.

 

45.              Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Watson Quality Ford to purchase two 15 passenger Ford Transit Wagons in the amount of $39,010.00 each.

 

46.              Approval to start a Poetry Outloud Club, effective immediately, at Hancock High School with Catherine Tibbs and William Tucker as sponsors for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

47.              Approval to start a German Club, effective immediately, at Hancock High School

with Michael Dixon as sponsor for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

48.              Approval of the amended Performing Arts Center Rental Agreement.

 

49.              Approval of recommendation to enter into a contract with Nancy Ann Sherman as a Low Vision Specialist in the amount of $5,000.00 for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

50.              Approval of recommendation to accept the donations to East Hancock Elementary School.  (Board Policy DFK)

 

51.              Approval to surplus truck #9 with the Transportation Department, VIN#1GTDC14Z562269, and permission to advertise for sale.

 

52.              Approval of recommendation to renew the Worker’s Compensation Insurance for the District from Stewart, Sneed and Hewes in the amount of $148,480.00 for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

53.              Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from PD Analytics in the amount of $11,600.00 to provide data to the Mississippi Department of Education.

 

54.              Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from the Bailey Education Group for professional development for math and science in the amount of $23,200.00.

 

55.              Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from the Bailey Education Group for professional development for ELA and academic planning in the amount of $26,100.00.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

VII.     ACTION

 

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

 

2.         Approval of the Continuing Disclosure Resolution. 

 

VIII.    SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

IX.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

X.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.                  Student matters.

 

Student I.D. #001064393                   Student I.D. #00129444

 

XI.       ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

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