11/08/2001









GCPS Board Meeting Agenda for November 8, 2001

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
November 8, 2001

The regular Board meeting held in the Board Room at Lawrenceville East, Hi-Hope Road will begin with the open forum at 6:30 p.m. and the regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. Preceding the regular meeting, the Board will meet at 2:00 p.m. in a work/executive session in the Executive Board Room at Lawrenceville East.

NOTE TO CITIZENS
Board Agendas with supporting documentation are given to the Board of Education for their review seven (7) days prior to the meeting date. Staff is available during this time to answer questions or provide additional materials to board members. The Board will meet at 2:00 p.m. for a work session the afternoon of the board meeting; therefore, time to discuss agenda items is provided prior to the regular meeting at 7:00 p.m.



AGENDA
November 8, 2001


I. CALL TO ORDER, INVOCATION, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

II. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF OCTOBER 11 and OCTOBER 23, 2001

IV. BOARD RECOGNITION

4.1) Brian Johnson & Andy Tran, these Central Gwinnett High School students are being recognized for achieving 1st Place in the State for Technology Problem Solving.
4.2) Central Gwinnett Girls’ Softball Team, these Central Gwinnett High School students are being recognized for being 1st Place in the State for Girls’ Softball.
4.3) Barbara Willis, this Brookwood High School Art Teacher is recognized for receiving the Georgia Art Education Association-Secondary Art Educator of the Year Award.

CITIZENS AND GROUPS ADDRESSING THE BOARD

4.4) 2002 Education SPLOST Renewal Committee
4.5) Steve Harris, GEMA
4.6) Transportation Department Safety Recognition
4.7) Jim Dumond

V. CONSENT AGENDA

The Consent Agenda allows the Board of Education to act on routine items of business as a series. If a Board member needs additional information or clarification, an item can remain on the Consent Agenda. If a Board member or members want to discuss or debate an item, the item should be removed from the Consent Agenda and placed at the proper place on the agenda.
5.l) Purchase Orders
This is a monthly report that lists all purchase orders of $2,000 or more. The vendor, the item(s) purchased, the destination of the item(s), the budget account, the dollar amount and the method of purchase are all identified.
5.2) Bids:
Sealed bids have been taken for various services and products. The dollar volume of purchases requires Board approval before obtaining the services or products with budgeted funds.
5.21) B-2007 Kitchen Equipment
5.22) B-2010 Cargo Vans
5.23) Ivy Creek Elementary School Bid
5.24) W. J. Cooper Elementary School Bid
5.25) Corley Elementary School Bid
5.26) Sycamore Elementary School Bid
5.27) Parsons Elementary School Bid
5.28) Frank N. Osborne Middle School and Mill Creek High School Site Work Bid
5.29) Duncan Creek Elementary School Bid
5.2911) Environmental & Supply Services Warehouse Bid
5.3) Dacula Elementary School Permanent Construction Easement
The Gwinnett County Department of Transportation requires a Permanent Construction Easement for intersection improvements at Dacula Road and Fence Road.
5.4) Dacula Elementary School Driveway Easement
The Gwinnett County Department of Transportation requires a Driveway Easement along Fence Road to construct a driveway for intersection improvements along Dacula Road and Fence Road.
5.5) Dacula Elementary School Permanent Drainage Easement
The Gwinnett County Department of Transportation requires a Permanent Drainage Easement along Dacula Road and Fence Road for intersection improvements.
5.6) Architect Recommendations
5.7) Certificate of Completion
Staff is recommending the Board approve the resolution certifying that all bills have been paid on the Simonton Elementary School addition.

VI. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORTS

6.1) Personnel
This monthly report lists all employees being hired, taking a leave of absence, and terminating employment. Board members will receive an updated list at the meeting.
6.2) Monthly Financial Report
A consolidated comparison of all budgeted funds to actual expenditures and a balance sheet are provided in this monthly report. Also provided are budget amendments and a detailed schedule of investments and sales tax receipts.
6.3) 1997 Building Program Revised Schedule/Construction Report
A listing of construction projects, with revisions, funded by the sales tax approved by voters in March 1997 is shown with the current status and schedule indicated. A separate listing is provided of all major construction contracts that are in progress with the project name, contractor, contract price and progress toward completion indicated.
6.4) Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
6.5) 2002 Education SPLOST Update

VII. BOARD/SUPERINTENDENT DISCUSSION

VIII. OLD BUSINESS

8.1) Policy IB - Instructional Goals and Objectives
Staff is recommending this policy to adopted.
8.2) Policy IC -Curriculum Development
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
8.3) Policy ICC - Educational Research
Staff is recommending this policy be adopted.
8.4) Policy IDB - School Health and PE
Staff is recommending this policy be adopted.
8.5) Policy IDCA - Summer School
Staff is recommending this policy be adopted.
8.6) Policy IDE - Extracurricular Activities
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
8.7) Policy IFCB - Field Trip Policy
Staff is recommending this policy be adopted.
8.8) Policy IHC - Gateway Assessment Policy
Staff is recommending this policy be adopted.
8.9) Policy IHE - Promotion and Retention
Staff is recommending this policy be adopted.
8.10) Policy IHF - Graduation Requirements
Staff is recommending this policy be adopted.
8.11) Policy II - System-wide Standardized Testing
Staff is recommending this policy be adopted.

IX. NEW BUSINESS

9.1) Resolution To Enter Into A Contract
Contract with Gwinnett County Government to provide assistance to GCPS’ Safety and Security Department.
9.2) Policy GAAA - Equal Opportunity
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.3) Policy GAD - Professional Development
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.4) Policy GAE - Complaints by Personnel
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.5) Policy GAK - Personnel Records
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.6) Policy GAL - Salary Deductions
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.7) Policy GAM - Mandatory Reporting of Employee Crimes
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.8) Policy GBC - Employment and Recruitment
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.9) Policy GBCC - Employment and Recruitment
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
9.10) Policy GBD - Personnel -- Hiring
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
9.11) Policy GBD - Fingerprinting/Criminal Record Check
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.12) Policy GBO - Personnel Resignations & Re-employment
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.13) Policy GBP - Personnel Re-employment
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
9.14) Policy GBR - Personnel Attire and Safety
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.15) Policy GBRG - Non-school employment/Personnel Tutoring for Pay/Endorsements
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.16) Policy GBRGB - Personnel Tutoring for Pay
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
9.17) Policy GBRI - Family and Medical Leave
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.18) Policy GBRIA - Judicial, Military Duty and Religious Leave
Staff is recommending this proposed policy be placed on the table for input until the December 13 Board meeting.
9.19) Policy GBRIE - Religious Leave
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
9.20) Policy GCDA - Hiring--Certified Personnel
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
9.21) Policy GCDB - Hiring - Classified Personnel
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.
9.22) Policy GGE - Administrative Assignment
Staff is recommending this policy be rescinded.