03/08/2001









GCPS Board Meeting Agenda for March 8, 2001

Gwinnett County Board of Education Meeting
March 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 the Executive Board Room for a work/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
March 8, 2001


I. CALL TO ORDER, INVOCATION, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

II. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 8, 2001

IV. BOARD RECOGNITION

4.1) Parkview High School Football Team, 8 AAAAA State Football Championship
4.2) Susan Turner, Creekland Middle School, Robert Meyers Outstanding Geography Teacher
4.3) Community Health Education Advisory Committee Members: Linda Carsten, Bill Flowers, Carolyn Hill, Pete Hunt, Gloria Morrell, Jean Roets


CITIZENS AND GROUPS ADDRESSING THE BOARD

4.4) Debbie Moore/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) Bid No. B-0103 Math Catalog Discount Contract
5.22) Bid No. B-0104 High School Physical Education Equipment
5.23) Bid No. B-0105 Kindergarten/Readiness Catalog Discount Contract
5.24) Bid No. B-0108 Toilet Tissue & Paper Towels
5.25) RFP-2010 Electronic Document Management


5.3) Berkmar High School Addition Water Metering Device Easement
The Gwinnett County Water and Sewerage Authority is requesting a water metering device easement on the property on Berkmar High School property.
5.4) 2000-2001 Community Health Education Advisory Committee
Staff is recommending approval of the 2000-2001 Community Health Education Advisory Committee.


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) 2001 GMA Lease Pool Annual Appropriation Requirement
This resolution is an annual requirement of the Georgia Municipal Association pooled lease program which authorizes our continued participation in the program.
6.5) College Preparation Cross Functional Action Team Report
This XFAT will be making recommendations as a result of their study which focused on raising student achievement in order to decrease the number of students graduating with a college prep diploma who need remedial courses in college.


VII. BOARD/SUPERINTENDENT DISCUSSION


VIII. OLD BUSINESS

8.1) Policy JGCB, Pre-Enrollment of Two Year Olds
Proposed changes in this policy comply with requirements of H.B.1187


8.2) Policy IEIA, Student Support Team
This proposed policy allows school personnel and parents/guardians to determine that there is a reasonable cause to bypass the SST process for a student. Documentation in the student’s record shall clearly justify such action and include whether the parent and/or guardian agree with the decision.
8.3) Policy JDD, Consequences for Offenses
Proposed changes in this policy comply with requirements of H.B.1187.
8.4) Policy GBN, Personnel Separation
Proposed changes in this policy comply with requirements of H.B.1187.
8.5) Policy JCDBA, Electronic Pagers
Proposed changes in this policy comply with requirements of H.B.1187.
8.6) Policy DIB, Financial Reports
This proposed policy complies with current practice.


IX. NEW BUSINESS

9.1) Instructional Materials Adoption
Staff is recommending the adoption of instructional materials in areas of Mathematics, grades 8-12; Technical Education, grades 9-12; and Health Education supplemental materials recommended in the attached report.