HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2019

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                       

                        April 4, 2019

                       

                        April 12, 2019

 

V.        CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

                                               

VI.       CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

 

1.      Approval of recommendation to employ Melanie Dillard, now properly certified, as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

2.      Approval of recommendation to employ Sharon Hasselman as a special education teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

3.      Approval of recommendation to employ Angela Bryant as teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

4.      Approval of recommendation of five (5) additional work days for lead teachers in the District for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

5.      Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Derinda Cain as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School effective May 23, 2019.

 

6.      Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Eric Fry as band teacher at Hancock Middle School effective May 23, 2019.

 

7.      Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Patrick Fontenot as teacher at Hancock Middle School effective May 23, 2019.

 

8.      Approval of recommendation to amend the resignation of Stacey Necaise as counselor at Hancock Middle School to the effective date of May 30, 2019.

 

9.      Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Jolinda Reghi as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School effective May 23, 2019.

 

10.  Approval of recommendation to employ Kellie Monahan, now properly certified, as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

11.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Meghan O’Gwin as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School effective May 23, 2019.

 

12.  Approval of recommendation to employ Sharan Costa as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

13.  Approval of recommendation of fourteen (14) 8-hour additional contract days in June 2019 and six (6) 8-hour additional contract days in July 2019 at a teacher daily rate for one certified staff member for gifted testing and reporting.

 

14.  Approval of recommendation to employ Berlin Ladner, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock High School for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

15.  Approval of recommendation to employ Elizabeth Cottrell Verdon, now properly certified, as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

16.  Approval of recommendation to employ Jennifer Ladner as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

17.  Approval of recommendation to transfer Heather Harper from the teacher position at Hancock Middle School to the counselor position at Hancock Middle School, effective July 11, 2019, for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

18.  Approval of recommendation to employ Krystal Peterson as Health Science teacher at Hancock County Career Technical Center for the 2019 -2020 school year, effective July 15, 2019, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

19.  Approval of recommendation to employ Katie Vining as teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

20.  Approval of the non-certified salary scales for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policies CGA & GBA)

 

21.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Marie LaCroix as special education teacher assistant at East Hancock Elementary School effective May 23, 2019.

 

22.  Approval to accept the resignation of Carla Lizana as a Child Nutrition employee effective May 22, 2019.

 

23.  Approval of recommendation to employ Carla Lizana as College and Career Specialist at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

24.  Approval of recommendation to employ Marie LaCroix as secretary at East Hancock Elementary School, effective July 11, 2017, for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

25.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel at Hancock North Central Elementary School for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

26.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Special Education Department for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

27.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the district for the 2019 - 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

28.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel at West Hancock Elementary School for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

29.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel at Hancock High School for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

30.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for East Hancock Elementary School for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

31.  Approval of recommendation that Dr. Rick Saucier be appointed to make one (1) non-certified personnel recommendation pursuant to Mississippi Code §37-9-17 for East Hancock Elementary School for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

32.  Approval of the recommendation of Dr. Rick Saucier to employ personnel for East Hancock Elementary School pursuant to Mississippi Code §37-9-17 for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

33.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for Hancock Middle School for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

34.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel at South Hancock Elementary School for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

35.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Maintenance

Department for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

36.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Hancock County Career Technical Center for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

 

37.  Approval of recommendation to employ the 2018 – 2019 Extended School Year personnel.

 

38.  Approval of recommendation to for any Hancock County School District employee qualified CDL bus driver, as needed, to deliver or retrieve buses from outsourced repair shops, at the driver’s normal hourly rate, for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

39.  Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee, as needed, for the position of substitute bus aide for any Special Education bus route for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for the 2019 – 2020 school year at a daily rate of $52.80 (4 hour day). (Board Policy GCD)

 

40.  Approval of recommendation to employ the non-certified substitute bus drivers and aides for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

41.  Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee qualified as a CDL bus driver for the duties of new driver training at a rate of $12.00 per hour for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

42.  Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee qualified as a CDL bus driver or bus aide for the duties ESY Summer 2019 driver and bus aide for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation. (Board Policy GCD)

 

43.  Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee qualified as a CDL bus driver for the position of substitute bus driver, as needed, at a daily rate of $52.80, for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

44.  Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee qualified as a CDL bus driver for the position of bus driver for the duties of Summer 2019 field trips for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation. (Board Policy GCD)

 

45.  Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employed mechanic or technician for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation be paid overtime at a rate of 1 ˝ their normal pay rate, as needed, for emergencies beyond normal working hours for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

46.  Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee qualified as a CDL bus driver for the duties of driver for the Hancock County Summer 2019 Reading Program for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation. (Board Policy GCD)

 

47.  Approval of recommendation for any Hancock County School District employee, as needed, to assist in mapping, route descriptions, bus times and bus emergency form rosters for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation at a rate of $12.00 per hour for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

48.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Transportation

Department for the 2018 – 2019 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

49.  Approval of recommendation to employ Kathy Kincaid as a permanent cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, in the 5.0 hour a day position at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 5, 2019, for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

50.  Approval of recommendation to employ non-certified personnel for the Child Nutrition Department for the 2019 - 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCD)

 

51.  Approval of recommendation to employ Stacey Cuevas as teacher assistant at West Hancock Elementary, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

52.  Approval of recommendation to employ Krystal Long as a long-term substitute teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, pending licensure, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 – 2020 school year, at a daily rate of $100.00, pending the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

53.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Bernadette Cuevas as Child Nutrition employee, effective April 9, 2019, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.

 

54.  Approval of recommendation to employ the 2019 Camp Soar Summer tutors for June and July 2019.

 

55.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Austin Daugherty as a full time bus driver for the Transportation Department effective May 22, 2019.

 

56.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Diane Deschamp as a full time bus driver for the Transportation Department effective May 22, 2019.

 

57.  Approval of recommendation to employ Lauren Seal as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective April 29, 2019, for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

58.  Approval of recommendation to pay Child Nutrition Department employees their normal rate of pay for their attendance at the annual Summer Feeding School Program orientation on May 2, 2019.

 

59.  Approval of recommendation to employ Alyson Davis as a long-term substitute teacher at Hancock Middle School, pending licensure, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 – 2020 school year, at a daily rate of $100.00, pending the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

60.  Approval of recommendation to employ Kaitlyn Wyman as a long-term substitute teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, pending licensure, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 – 2020 school year, at a daily rate of $100.00, pending the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

61.  Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim # 92649 thru 92938) for the month of May, 2019.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

62.  Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of May, 2019. (Board Policy DJ)

 

63.  Approval of the March, 2019 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

64.  Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

65.  Approval to renew the annual membership with the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents for the 2019 -2020 school year in the amount of $1,250.00.

 

66.  Approval to renew the District student software package and financial software from Central Access Corporation in the amount of $60,646.30.

 

67.  Approval of recommendation to enter into a 12-month contract with Frontline Technologies in the amount of $11,667.91 for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

68.  Approval to hold Camp S.O.A.R. Summer Reading Camp during the months of June and July 2019 on the campus of Hancock Middle School.

 

69.  Approval of the 48 month copier lease renewal with R.J. Young for the District Office effective July 1, 2019.

 

70.  Approval of student matters.

 

71.  Approval of recommendation to renew the service contract with Cuevas Landscapes, LLC for grass cutting services for a 36 month term effective June 1, 2019.

 

72.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for the demolition and conversion of all lighting to LED fixtures in the 300 building at Hancock North Central Elementary School from Seal Electrical in the amount of $31,819.01.

 

73.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for the demolition and conversion of 53 gym lights to LED fixtures at Hancock High School from Seal Electrical in the amount of $33,855.13.

 

74.  Approval of the 2018 – 2019 Extended School Year Project (ESY).

 

75.  Approval of recommendation to hold the 2018 – 2019 Extended School Year Program.

 

76.  Approval of 16th Section land matters.

 

77.  Approval of Student Release requests for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy JBCD)

 

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

 

79.  Approval of recommendation to accept non-resident students for the 2019 - 2020 school year. (Board Policy JBCB)

 

80.  Approval of the 2018 Summer Feeding School Program.

 

81.  Approval of recommendation to pay the expenses incurred during the school board bond election held on March 26, 2019 to the Hancock County City Clerk.

 

82.  Approval of recommendation to increase the student lunch prices for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

83.  Approval of recommendation to increase the adult breakfast and lunch prices for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

84.  Approval of recommendation accept the lowest quote to build a covered softball facility, from Moran Hauling Inc., in the amount of $48,750.00.

 

85.  Approval to renew the service contract with ABM for two separate successive renewal periods of 12 months each, effective June 1, 2019.

 

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

 

87.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to demolish and re-install new ceilings in the 300 building at Hancock North Central Elementary School from Dwayne Drywall in the amount of $17,500.00.

 

88.  Approve for South Hancock Elementary School to participate in the Back Pack Buddies program for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

89.  Approval of the partnership agreement between the Hancock County School District Transportation Department and the YMCA effective June 1, 2019 for the 2019 Summer and the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

VII.     SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

VIII.    BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

IX.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.      Student matters.

 

X.        ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

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