HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019

5:30 P.M.

 

HANCOCK HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY

7084 STENNIS AIRPORT DR.

KILN, MS 39466

 

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

                       

                        August 5, 2019

 

V.        ADDRESS TO BOARD:

 

            Tara Ladner – Principal – Student Recognition

                                                                       

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

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

 

2.      Approval to accept the resignation of Amanda Walley as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School effective August 9, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

3.      Approval of recommendation to employ Shannon Collins as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 21, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.  (Board Policy GBE)

4.      Approval of recommendation to employ Alyson Davis, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective August 1, 2019, for the 2019 -2020 school year.  (Board Policy GBD)

 

5.      Approval of recommendation to employ Meghan Griffith, now properly certified, as teacher at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 13, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

6.      Approval of recommendation to employ Megan Adam as a special education teacher assistant at East Hancock Elementary School, effective August 19, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC & IFBA)

 

7.      Approval to accept the resignation of Dexter Conn as electrician with the Hancock County School District Maintenance Department, effective August 30, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

8.      Approval of recommendation to transfer Bertrand Medine from the position of painter & carpenter to electrician for the Hancock County School District Maintenance Department, effective August 19, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

9.      Approval of recommendation to employ Willie Santiago as painter & carpenter for the Hancock County School District Maintenance Department, effective August 19, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

10.  Approval of recommendation to employ Frances Robinson as MSIS secretary at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective September 3, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

11.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Roxanne Nickole Ladner as full time bus driver, effective August 16, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

12.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Pat McEwen as Child Nutrition employee, effective August 2, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

13.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Tammy Ladner as Child Nutrition employee, effective August 1, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

14.  Approval of recommendation to increase the work day hours of Courtney Ladner from the 5.5 hours a day to the open 6 hours a day position at Hancock Middle School Cafeteria, effective August 12, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

15.  Approval of recommendation to employ Tosha Dewitt as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective September 9, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

16.  Approval of recommendation to employ Stephanie Mitchell as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective September 9, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

17.  Approval of recommendation to employ Career Pathways student workers, effective August 26, 2019, for the Hancock County School District for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

18.  Approval of recommendation to employ Julie Scott as a substitute cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, effective August 27, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policies BBD & GCD)

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

19.  Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 93721 thru 94067) for the month of September, 2019.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

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

 

21.  Approval of the July 2019 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

23.  Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

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

 

 

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

 

26.  Approval of recommendation to pay for year 2 (two) of the 5-year contract with Sped Track, Inc., in the amount of $10,020.00.

 

27.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to furnish and install batting nets in the new outdoor softball hitting facility from Moran Hauling, Inc. in the amount of $9,250.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

28.  Approval of recommendation to purchase 3 (three) phonics instructional kits for the special education department from Language Circle Enterprises in the amount of $6,766.68 as a sole source purchase.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

29.  Approval of recommendation to pay MuniGroup Financial Advisors for professional services rendered in the amount of $29,700.00.

 

30.  Approval of recommendation to pay Young Law Group for professional services rendered in the amount of $52,800.00.

 

31.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to purchase football equipment and apparel from Rex Team Sports for Hancock Middle School in the amount of $6,205.75.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

32.  Approval to pay for 2 (two) professional development days for training from I-station at South Hancock Elementary School in the amount of $6,500.00.

 

33.  Approval of payment of principal and interest on the 3 mill note bond with Hancock Bank in the amount of $495,000.00 and $73,028.13 respectively.

 

34.  Approval of recommendation to pay tuition fees for Hancock High School students enrolled in dual credit classes at Pearl River Community College during the Fall of the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

35.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for 2 (two) condenser water valves at Hancock Middle School from James B. Donaghey in the amount of $7,193.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

36.  Approval of recommendation to renew the School Dude software for the maintenance and transportation departments in the amount of $7,609.46 for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

37.  Approval of the amended Hancock County School District Policy GBQAA – Reemployment after retirement.

 

 

38.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Southland Heating & Air to purchase 2 (two) 3-ton AC units for the Polymer Science shop at the Hancock County Career Technical Center in the amount of $9,072.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

39.  Approval of recommendation of payment #1 in the amount of $4,125.00 for professional services regarding the renovation of the High School Commons area, payment #3 in the amount of $1,710.08 for professional services regarding the Elementary Playground upgrades, payment #1 in the amount of $23,203.12 for services regarding the High School restrooms and payment #3 in the amount of $42,235.60 for HVAC renovations at Hancock High School to Machado Patano. (Board Policy DJ)

 

40.  Approval of recommendation to purchase 5 (five) ID machines from Hall Pass Co., in the amount of $7,243.75 and the annual cost for background checks of $399.00 per site. (Board Policy DJ)

 

41.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Southland Heating & Air to purchase 1 (one) 5-ton 3-phase heat pump system for the Robotics room at the Hancock County Career Technical Center in the amount of $6,199.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

43.  Approval of recommendation to renew various subscriptions from Renaissance Learning in the amount of $10,329.00 for accelerated reader, star reader and star math for the 2019 – 2020 school year as a sole source purchase.

 

44.  Approval of payment #1 to J.W. Puckett in the amount of $20,187.50 for professional services regarding the construction of the new field house at Hancock High School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

45.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Coastal Automotive Equipment for the purchase of a four post vehicle lift for the Department of Transportation in the amount of $14,930.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

46.  Approval of recommendation to enter into a contract with The Center for Autism for Applied Behavior Analysis for the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

47.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Great Minds in the amount of $10,846.70 for the purchase of reading text.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

48.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Dell Computers for the purchase of 135 Win 10 Pro Desktop computers in the amount of $71,953.65.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

49.  Approval of the School Recognition Program Award.

 

50.  Approval of student matters.  (Board Policy JCA)

 

51.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to purchase 22 interactive boards for classrooms at West Hancock Elementary from AXI Education Solutions in the amount of $67,591.48.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

52.  Approval of recommendation of monthly reimbursement of insurance premiums.

 

53.  Approval of the amended Performing Arts Center Facility Rental contract.

 

54.  Approval of the donations to East Hancock Elementary School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

VIII.    ACTION

 

1.      Approval to review and award bids for new playgrounds for Hancock School District Elementary Schools.

 

2.      Approval to review and award bids for Hancock High School HVAC upgrades.

 

3.      Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote to install the DDC control system from Siemens in the amount of $107,147.70 as a sole source purchase.

 

IX.       SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

X.        BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.      Student matters.

 

XII.     ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #3

 

AGENDA ADDITIONS

September 5, 2019

 

58.  Approval of recommendation to renew the Worker’s Compensation Insurance for the District from Stewart, Sneed and Hewes in the amount of $164,068.00 for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

59.  Approval of the addition to the Overnight and/or Out of State Travel Agenda.

 

60.  Approval of resolution authorizing its acceptance of Land by donation quitclaim deed from Brookewood, LP and approving execution of a deed of donation regarding same.