04/12/2001









GCPS Board Meeting Agenda for April 12, 2001

Gwinnett County Board of Education Meeting
April 12, 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. at Lawrenceville West in the GSAMS Lab for a work session and at 4:00 p.m. at Lawrenceville East Executive Board Room for an executive session.

          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
          April 12, 2001

          I. CALL TO ORDER, INVOCATION, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

          II. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

          III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF MARCH 1, MARCH 8, MARCH 15, 2001

          IV. BOARD RECOGNITION

          4.1) Central Gwinnett High School Girls’ Basketball Team, AAAA State Champions
          4.2) Brookwood High School Girls’ Swim Team, 8 AAAAA State Champions
          4.3) Parkview High School Boys’ Swim Team, 8 AAAAA State Champions
          4.4) Parkview High School Georgia Academic Team Tournament, 2nd Place in AAAAA State Championship
          4.5) Brookwood High School Georgia Academic Team Tournament, 1st Place in AAAAA State Championship
          4.6) Business, Computer Science, and Marketing Written and Performance Events Winners, First and Second Place in State Competition: John Blesener, Jason Yancey, Heather Desimpeiaere, Fenil Ghodadra, Martina Shaw, Rebecca Bianchi, Nicholas Boylan, Lindsey Gober, Jason Whitehurst, Maggie Hunter, Lindsay Jordan, Courtney Rogers, Desiree Delgado, Holly Kent, Kris Andrews, and Alexis Robey.

          CITIZENS AND GROUPS ADDRESSING THE BOARD

          4.7) Connie Wiggins, Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful
          4.8) Stella Anglin, United School Employees Association

          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) RFP-2014 Business Development Resources (Gwinnett Technical College)
          5.3) Norcross High School Marching Band Matching Funds
          Each year the high schools have an opportunity to apply for matching funds for band uniforms. The current rotation schedule is for Norcross High School to access this fund at this time.
          5.4) New Norcross High School Sewer Easement
          Staff is recommending the Board adopt a motion to grant the sewer easement across the property at the new Norcross High School.
          5.5) Mason Elementary School Addition Bid
          Staff is recommending this contract be awarded to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder.
          5.6) Gwinnett Tech Site Work Bid
          Staff is recommending this contract be awarded to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder.
          5.7) Brookwood High School Roof Replacement
          Staff is recommending this contract be awarded to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder.
          5.8) FY2002 Local Plan for Technical Education/Application-Perkins Grant
          This is an annual compliance document for budgetary information, assurances of compliance, and utilization of Federal funds as allocated by the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Act.

          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, including amendments to the FY2001 budget. Also provided is a detailed schedule of investments and sales tax receipts.
          6.3) 1997 Building Program/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) Selection of Independent External Auditor
          Staff is recommending that the Board confirm the appointment of KPMG LLP to be the school board independent public accountant for fiscal years ending
          June 30, 2001 through 2005.


          VII. BOARD/SUPERINTENDENT DISCUSSION


          VIII. OLD BUSINESS

          8.1)


          IX. NEW BUSINESS

          9.1)