August 21, 2014

Board Briefs is an unofficial summary of school board actions. Board discussion and agenda items are posted on the BoardDocs website, and the video and audio files of the meeting can be accessed by going to the Board Meetings VideoStreaming website.



Board Members Julia Bernath, Linda Bryant, Gail Dean, and Catherine Maddox were present for the board meeting held at Dunwoody Springs Elementary School.  Board President Linda Schultz, Vice President Linda McCain and member Katie Reeves were absent. 



The board held a public comment session to hear from constituents and employees.



The board took action on the following agenda items. Those indicated as first read, second read, tabled, etc., are still under discussion by the school board with action planned at a later meeting.


ApprovedMinutes of the June 2014 Board Meetings
ApprovedMinutes of the July 2014 Board Meetings
Approved2014-2015 Board Training Schedule
ApprovedBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure DIA- Accounting System
ApprovedBoard Policy EBC – Data Access and Security for Sensitive Information
ApprovedBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GBRI- Professional/Classified-Leaves of Absence
ApprovedAdministrative Procedure ICC – Educational Research
ApprovedBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure KG-Use of School Facilities
Second ReadBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure AD-School Attendance Zones
Second ReadAdministrative Procedure EDCB-Bus Conduct
First ReadBoard Policy DFAA – Tax Allocation District
First ReadBoard Policy IHF (8) –Graduation Requirements, Class of 2015
First ReadBoard Policy KM – Visitors to Schools
ApprovedProposed Lease Agreement
ApprovedRequest to Negotiate Utility Easements for Newly Installed Portable Classrooms at Various Schools
ApprovedBoard Resolution to Request an Extension of the Department of Education's Current Five-year Local Facilities Plan
ApprovedPhase 2 GMP and Plan Approval for the New Administration Center Consolidation Project
ApprovedRFP 438-14, Taylor Road MS Addition Project
ApprovedRFP 439-14, Hopewell MS Addition Project
ApprovedRFP 440-14, Autrey Mill MS Addition Project
ApprovedRFP 437-14, District-wide Elementary School Playground Site Upgrades
ApprovedContracting Report for August 2014 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ApprovedRFP No. 160-14, Move Management Services, Moving Services, and Ancillary Moving Services
ApprovedRFP No. 168-14, Virtual Learning Platform
ApprovedRFP No. 203-14, School Bus Stop Arm Camera Systems
ApprovedBL044-14, Gasoline and Diesel Fuel
ApprovedRFP 163-10, Computer Hardware and Related Services
ApprovedRatification of Outstanding Encumbrances
ApprovedAugust 2014 Proposed Budget Adjustments
ApprovedBanking Resolutions
ApprovedFY15 CTAE and Perkins Local Plan
ApprovedBanking Resolution for Banneker High School



After meeting in executive session, the board approved land, legal and/or personnel items, including changes on the personnel report.


Erika Cooper, from Facilitator School Governance & Flexibility, to Coordinator of Talent Management



Trevor Dell, Coordinator Telecommunications (resig. eff.  8/29/14)



August 2014 Field Trip Reports

Employee Travel Report for August 2014

Contracting Report for August 2014 for Items Between $25,000 and $100,000

Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions

Board Policy and Procedure Review Schedule

Operating Guideline IFBGB(4) – Cellular Communications