HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

                        June 3, 2019

 

                        June 17, 2019             

                                   

V.        ELECTION OF OFFICERS          

                       

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.      Approval of recommendation to employ Cynthia Ridgway 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. (Board Policy GBE)

 

2.      Approval of recommendation to employ Brittany Thomas, now properly certified, as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

3.      Approval of recommendation to employ Sheila Daspit, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

4.      Approval of recommendation to employ Judah Smith, now properly certified, as JROTC instructor at Hancock High School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

5.      Approval to employ Ashley Hunnicut, now properly certified, as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year.  (Board Policy GBD)

 

6.      Approval to employ Vanesa Martinez, now properly certified, as administrator at Hancock Middle School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year.  (Board Policy GBD)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

7.      Approval of recommendation of overtime pay at time and a half to cafeteria employees for working special events for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCRAA)

 

8.      Approval of Child Nutrition personnel overtime for the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GCRAA)

 

9.      Approval of the coaching and band recommendations for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

10.  Approval of recommendation to approve to employ Gwendolyn Ladner as a 12-month secretary for the Department of Transportation, effective July, 9, 2019 for the 2019 -2020 school year subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

11.  Approval to employ Emma Johnson as Community Education instructor for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 sessions.

 

12.  Approval of the amended administrative assistant job description for the Hancock County School District.

 

13.  Approval of recommendation to employ Tammy Ladner as a permanent cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, in the 5.0 hour a day position at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective August 5, 2019, for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

14.  Approval of recommendation to employ substitute cafeteria workers for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

15.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Meghan Aubin as special education teacher assistant at Hancock Middle School effective May 23, 2019.  (Board Policy GBO)

OTHER BUSINESS

 

16.  Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claims # 93293 through 93510) for the month of July, 2019. (Board Policy DJEG)

 

17.  Approval of the May Revenue and Expense report for the school district. (Board Policy DJ)

 

18.  Approval of the activity claims docket for July, 2019. (Board Policy DJ)

 

19.  Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

24.  Approval to renew the School Status – FeedBak Base subscription in the amount of $7,850.00 for the 2019 – 2020 school year.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

25.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for a replacement engine for bus #700 from Jasper’s Engine in the amount of $12,480.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

26.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to purchase 55 bus tires mounted and balanced from Southern Tire Mart in the amount of $13,651.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

27.  Approval of the 2019 – 2020 West Hancock Elementary School Wellness Policy. (Board Policy JG)

 

28.  Approval of recommendation to renew the Moby Max software for the 2019 – 2020 school year as a sole source purchase.

 

29.  Approval to enter into a contract with Nancy Sherman to serve students with visual impairments for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

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

 

31.  Approval of recommendation to accept the Agreement to Provide Food Services for the students of the STARS program for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

32.  Approval of recommendation to accept the Agreement to Provide Food Services for the students of the Hawk’s Nest for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

33.  Approval of the amended Hancock County School District Policy GCD – Classified Personnel Hiring for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

34.  Approval of recommendation to purchase chemicals from Delta Chemical Corporation for the 2019 -2020 school year.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

35.  Approval of recommendation to renew the global positioning system for the Department of Transportation from Sprint in the amount of $1,879.38 for the 2019 – 2020 school year.   (Board Policy DJ)

 

36.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to demo and convert all lighting to LED fixtures, demo and convert EXIT signs and install motion sensors in the gym at South Hancock Elementary School from Seal Electrical in the amount of $35,563.65. (Board Policy DJ)

 

37.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for upgrades to the current fire alarm system at Hancock High School from Rebel Sound in the amount of $49,854.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

38.  Approval of recommendation to purchase parts to convert 6 (six) buses from manually operated open/close doors to electric open/close doors from Waters International Trucks in the amount of $11,174.16 as a sole source purchase.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

39.  Approval of the 2019 – 2020 IDEA Part B and Pre-school project.

 

40.  Approval of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Hancock County School District and Ochsner Medical Center for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

41.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to purchase a 20-foot bumper pull trailer for the Hancock Count School District from Endom Welding & Trailer Repair Inc., in the amount of $6,615.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

42.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Seal Electric to complete electrical work to remove overhead feed across the baseball batting cage and the new field house in the amount of $30,681.25.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

43.  Approval to accept the lowest quote for 3 (three) 1.5-ton portable A/C units for the Hancock County School District from Johnstone Supply in the amount of $10,089.75.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

44.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to purchase a Nissan Sentra from Paul Barnett Nissan in the amount of $15,100.00, 2 (two) 15 passenger vans in the amount of $39,100.00 each, a F250 truck in the amount of $30,300.40 and a F250 4x4 truck in the amount of $31,510.00 from Mac Haik Ford.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

45.  Approval of the Hancock High School Student Handbook for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

46.  Approval of the Hancock County School District Employee Handbook for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

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)

VIII.    ACTION ITEMS

 

1.      Approval of the resolution awarding bids for the general obligation bonds.

 

2.      Approval of the Hancock County School District Budget for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

3.      Approval of standard financial resolutions for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

4.      Approval to open, review and award Hunting bids on 640 acres in Section 16 -8-15.

 

5.      Approval to review and award Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Positive Behavior Services, Gifted Testing and Psychological Services bids for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

6.      Approval to review and award bids for the construction of the new field house at Hancock High School.           

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #1

 

AGENDA ADDITION

July 8, 2019

 

49.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to demo and convert all lighting to LED fixtures, demo and convert EXIT signs and install motion sensors in the gym at West Hancock Elementary School from Seal Electrical in the amount of $35,563.65. (Board Policy DJ)