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March 6, 2017 at 6:30 PM - GMSD Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Moment of Silence
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Recognition and Awards - Tenure Celebration/ HHS Choral performance
Rationale: 

1. Fifth Measure, Houston High School a Capella choral performance

2. Teacher Tenure Celebration

6. Approval of the Minutes
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the minutes from the 1.30.17 School Board Business Meeting, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Rationale:  Minutes from 1.30.17 School Board Business Meeting
7. REPORTS
7.A. TLN Update (Tennessee Legislature)
7.B. Chairman's Report
7.C. Financial Report
7.D. Superintendent's Report
8. Citizens to be heard
9. CONSENT AGENDA
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve all the items in the Consent Agenda, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.A. New Board Policy IP 4.802 - Student Equal Access - Second reading
9.B. Revision of Board Policies - Second Reading
Rationale: 

The following Board policies are being revised,

IP 4.502 - Parental and Family Involvement

IP 4.600 - Grading

IP 4.602 - Honor Roll, Awards and Class Ranking

IP 4.700 - Testing Programs

SP 6.200 - Attendance, Pregnancy and Truancy

SP 6.309 - Zero Tolerance Offenses

SP 6.405 - Administering Medicines to Students

SP 6.409 - Child Abuse and Neglect

SP 6.414 - Guidance and School Counseling

SP 6.416 - Student Accident Report

9.C. Annual Review/Revision of Policies - First Reading
Rationale: 

Department: Exceptional Student Education

The following policies are being revised,

IP 4.202 Special Education

IP 4.613 Programs for Students with Disabilities

IP 4.614 Isolation or Restraint of Students Receiving IDEA Special Education Services

No change recommended for the following,

IP 4.615 Service Animals

Department: Academic Advancement

The following Policies have been reviewed and no changes recommended at this time,

IP 4.300 Extracurricular Activities

IP 4.301 Interscholastic Activities

IP 4.302 Field Trips, Excursions, Competitions

IP 4.406 Use of the Internet

IP 4.407 School and System Websites

IP 4.600 Grading

IP 4.602 Honor Roll, Awards, Class Ranking

IP 4.603 Promotion and Retention

IP 4.605 Graduation Requirements

IP 4.605.1 High School Diplomas

IP 4.700 Testing Programs

Three of these policies were recently presented for revisions at the January board meeting (IP 4.600, IP 4.602, and IP 4.700).  

Department: Human Resources/ Personnel

The following policies were reviewed and no changes recommended at this time,

HR. 5.102: Professional Employment

HR. 5.115: Employee Assignment and Transfer

HR. 5.118: Employment Contract

HR. 5.200: Separation Practices for Teachers

HR. 5.301: Certificated Employee Jury Duty

HR. 5.302: Employee Sick Leave

HR. 5.306: Certificated Employee Military Leave

HR. 5.601: Conflict of Interest

HR. 5.701: Employment of Subs

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.D. GBOE 2017 Legislative Agenda
10. BOARD ACTION ITEMS
10.A. Resolution for distribution of funds to School Support Organizations
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the resolution to distribute funds, $2,850 to Houston High School Volley Ball Boosters and $2,500 to Houston High School Trap Team and $2,970 to Houston High Choir Boosters, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Rationale: 

Donation Request have been received from,

1. Houston High School Volley Ball Boosters

2. Houston High School Trap Team

3. Houston High Choir Boosters

10.B. Approval to renew the district’s Data connection/ Internet contract
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the extension of the Master Services Agreement for data connectivity with ENA for a one year period from 7/1/17 through 6/30/18, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
10.C. Purchase Approval of classroom and office furniture for the new addition at Riverdale Elementary School
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the $300,000 maximum purchase of furniture for the Riverdale Addition to include classrooms, main lobby, administrative offices, and multi-purpose room from Office Depot/Office Max, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
10.D. Maintenance Contract Extension
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the extension of the existing maintenance contract with GCA Education Services in the amount of $440,000 for School Year 2017-18, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
10.E. Custodial Contract Recommendation
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the awarding of RFP #170027 to provide custodial/cleaning services in the amount of $665,156 to American Facility Services for School Year 2017-18, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Attachments: (1)
10.F. Approval of Bid for Partial Re-Roofing of Houston High School
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the awarding of bid #36313-01 for the partial re-roofing of Houston High School in the amount of $860,579 to Jolly Roofing Company, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
10.G. Transportation Penalty to Collierville
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the Settlement Agreement and General Release with Collierville Schools in the amount of $190,000 for School Year 2016-17 and $190,000 for School Year 2017-18, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
11. New Business
12. Announcements
13. Adjournment
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