August 17, 2017

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 .


All Board members were present for the board meeting held at Asa G. Hilliard Elementary School.


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.

ActionMinutes of the June 2017 Board Meetings
ActionMinutes of the July 2017 Board Meeting
Action2017-18 Local School Board Governance Training Plan
ActionMemorandum of Understanding for Skyview Charter High School
ActionBoard Policy ABA - Board Authority
ActionBoard Policy AFC - Emergency Closings
ActionBoard Policy GAE - Employee Complaints
ActionBoard Policy KE - Constituent Services
ActionBoard Policy KN - Community Concerns
First ReadBoard Policy GARA - Requirements for Operation of Official Vehicles
First ReadBoard Policy IH - Acceptance of Course Credit and/or Grades
First ReadBoard Policy JBB - Entrance Age
First ReadBoard Policy JGCB - Immunizations
ActionRequest Authorization to Negotiate Utility Easements at Various Locations
ActionRequest Waiver of Use Fees for Wings for kids, Inc. at various school facilities
ActionRequest Board Resolution for Certificate of Completion for Various Capital IV Projects
ActionRFP No. 410-17, North Fulton Center Renovations Project
ActionNorth STEM High School Plan Approval
ActionContracting Report for August 2017 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ActionRFP No. 169-13, Contractor Operated Parts Store
ActionRatification of Outstanding Encumbrances
ActionPublic Review of Supplemental Health Resources
Second ReadBoard Policy KG - Use of School Facilities
ActionRequest approval of Proposed Intergovernmental Agreement Renewals with the City of Milton for Various Schools
ActionBanking Resolutions
ActionAugust 2017 Proposed Budget Adjustments for FY 2018
ActionEmployee Travel Report for August 2017
ActionTAN Preliminary Resolution


Outstanding students, staff and/or schools that were honored for state, national or international awards.


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



Ginger Psalmonds, Graduation Coach at Crabapple MS to AP at Crabapple MS

Jennifer Wilson, Counselor at Barnwell ES to AP at Creek View ES


New Hires

Donna Lowry, Director of Communications and Media Relations, Cobb County School District to Chief Communications Officer



Field Trip Report for August 2017

Contracting Report for August 2017 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999.99

Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions

Board Policy Review Schedule

Board Policy IKD - School Ceremonies and Observances

Board Policy MFB - Placement of Student Teachers