HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020

5:30 P.M.

 

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

                        December 2, 2019

 

V.        CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VI.       CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.      Approval of recommendation to transfer Jennifer Mayo from a teacher position at the Hancock High School Alternative School to a teacher position at West Hancock Elementary School, effective December 9, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

2.      Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Karen Ladner as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective May 22, 2020.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

3.      Approval of recommendation to employ Maci Torres, now properly certified, as principal at South Hancock Elementary School, effective December 10, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

4.      Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Shani Bourn as teacher at Hancock High School effective May 22, 2020. (Board Policy GBO)

 

5.      Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Brian Fitch as teacher at Hancock High School effective May 22, 2020. (Board Policy GBO)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

6.      Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Lori Moore as Child Nutrition employee, effective December 20, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

7.      Approval of recommendation to increase the work day hours of Brenda Lancaster from the 5.5 hour a day position at South Hancock Elementary School cafeteria to a 6.0 hour a day position, effective December 9, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GC)

 

8.      Approval of recommendation to increase the work day hours of Kristine Dunbar from the 5.0 hour a day position at Hancock North Central Elementary School cafeteria to a 5.5 hour a day position, effective December 9, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GC)

 

9.      Approval of recommendation to employ Ashley Barnes as a permanent cafeteria worker for the Child Nutrition Department, in the 5.0 hour a day position at Hancock North Central Elementary School cafeteria, effective January 13, 2020, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year. (Board Policy GC)

 

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

 

11.  Approval of recommendation to employ Nolan Terrebonne as a substitute bus driver, effective December 6, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

12.  Approval of recommendation to employ Rachell Richards as a long-term substitute teacher at a daily rate of $150.00, at Hancock High Alternative School, effective December 10, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

 

 

13.  Approval of recommendation to increase the work day hours of Geneva Flores from the 5 hours a day to the open 6.0 hours a day position at Hancock Middle School Cafeteria, effective January 13, 2020, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

14.  Approval of recommendation to increase the work day hours of Tammy Summers from the 5.5 hours a day to the open 7.0 hours a day position at West Hancock Elementary School Cafeteria, effective January 13, 2020, for the remainder of the 2019 -2020 school year.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

18.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Laci Craft as teacher assistant at Hancock High School effective December 20, 2019 for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

19.  Approval of recommendation to employ Career Pathways student workers, effective January 6, 2020, for the Hancock County School District for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year.

 

20.  Approval of recommendation to employ Rebekah Lambert as a teacher assistant at South Hancock Elementary School, effective January 6, 2020, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

21.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Laverne “Vern” Halferty as a full time bus driver, effective December 20, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year.   (Board Policy GBO)

 

22.  Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Catherine Lemoine as a bus aide, effective December 20, 2019, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year.   (Board Policy GBO)

 

23.  Approval of recommendation to employ Alexandra Williams as a teacher assistant at Hancock High School, effective January 7, 2020, for the remainder of the 2019 – 2020 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

24.  Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 94990 thru 95236) for the month of January 2020.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

25.  Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Docket for all schools for the month of January 2020.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

26.  Approval of the November Revenue and Expense Report.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

27.  Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

28.  Approval to accept the lowest quote for the purchase of two services bodies for two trucks in the maintenance department from Sullivan Truck Equipment in the amount of $14,570.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

29.  Approval to accept the best quote from AXI Education Solutions to purchase two interactive boards for classrooms at West Hancock Elementary School in the amount of $7,212.68.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

30.  Approval of recommendation for a Continuation of Services with Baily Education Group, LLC for annual ELA and MATH classroom academic professional development in the amount of $11,600.00.

 

31.  Approval of payment #4 in the amount of $5,218.12 for professional services regarding the construction of the district office, payment #2 in the amount of $6,187.51 for services regarding the additional classrooms at the PAC, payment #4 in the amount of $636.61 for services regarding the High School Commons, payment #2 in the amount of $21,037.51 for the stadium entrance, payment #3 in the amount of $890.00 for the field house and payment #4 for the HVAC at the High School to Machado Patano.

32.  Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for the purchase of 60 Chromebook computers, 60 google chrome licenses and 2 charging carts for Hancock Middle School from CDW-G in the amount of $17,586.36.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

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

 

34.  Approval to accept the lowest quote for a comprehensive needs assessment survey for the district from Education Resources, LLC in the amount of $6,100.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

35.  Approval of recommendation to renew the software license for the student registration from Power School in the amount of $19,932.00.

 

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

 

37.  Approval of payment #2 and #3 in the amount of $25,275.22 and $46,370.89 respectively for professional services regarding the renovation of the restrooms at Hancock High School to J.W. Puckett.

 

38.  Approval of payment #4 and #5 in the amount of $265,721.16 and $81,314.08 respectively for professional services regarding the construction of the new field house at Hancock High School to J.W. Puckett.

 

39.  Approval of payment #1 in the amount of $445,407.50 for professional services regarding the renovation of the HVAC system at Hancock High School and payment #1 in the amount of $120,222.50 for professional services regarding the renovation of the commons at Hancock High School to DNP.

 

40.  Approval to accept the lowest quote for a high performance tire changer for Auto Mechanics at Career Tech from Coastal Automotive Equipment in the amount of $7,436.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

41.  Approval to accept the lowest quote for a HP Design Jet Plotter for Drafting at Career Tech from City Blueprint in the amount of $7,792.25.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

42.  Approval to accept the lowest quote for a Laser Engraving and Cutting system for Polymer/Engineering at Career Tech from RS Digital & Laser, LLC in the amount of $20,835.00.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

43.  Approval to accept the lowest quote for two (2) Flex Tech Welding machine links for Welding at Career Tech from Airgas in the amount of $9,743.20.  (Board Policy DJ)

 

44.  Approval of recommendation to purchase an Edge finder and digital measuring system precision machine for the Career Tech from Trident in the amount of $6,995.00 as a sole source purchase. (Board Policy DJ)

 

45.  Approval of 16th Section land matters.

 

46.  Approval of the 2020 – 2021 Course Selection Sheets for Hancock Middle School.

 

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

 

48.  Approval to accept donations to Hancock County School District from ExxonMobil.  (Board Policy DFK)

 

49.  Approval of the Partnership Agreement between Hancock County School District and the Hancock County Human Resources Agency.

 

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

 

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

 

52.  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

           

X.        ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

 

            Fiscal Year Meeting #7

 

AGENDA ADDITION

January 6, 2020

 

53.              Approval of the Solar Energy Ground Lease with Moonshot Solar, LLC.