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February 20, 2014 Board Meeting
"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 school board members were present for the board meeting held at Dunwoody Springs Elementary School. Due to inclement weather on February 11, 2014, that meeting was cancelled and consolidated with the February 20 meeting.

State of the Charter Sector Report

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

Lessons learned from the weather events

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

ApprovedMinutes of the January 2014 Board Meetings
Approved2013-2014 School Year Calendar Revision
Second ReadNew Textbook Proposal for 2014-2015
First ReadWestlake High School Request for Candidacy - International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
InformationBoard Policy and Procedure Review Schedule
ApprovedBoard Policy - GBKL – Employee Suspension/Termination/Demotion/Non-renewal
ApprovedProcedure - GBRJ – Professional – Arrangement for Substitutes
ApprovedBoard Policy - IAC – Supplemental Instructional Programs
ApprovedWaiver of Board Policy - AE - School Year
InformationOperating Guideline - IFB – Fulton County Schools Web Site: Content and Technical Management
InformationBoard Policy ABBB - Exercise of the Fulton County Schools Charter System
First ReadBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure JGCB – Immunizations
First ReadBoard Policy – KD (1) – Parent Rights and Responsibilities
First ReadBoard Policy - KN – Public Complaints
First ReadWaiver of Board Policy IDBA - Family Life and Sex Education
First ReadWaiver of Board Policies IHF (7) -Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2013 and IHF (8) – Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2015
ApprovedProposed Intergovernmental Agreement
ApprovedArchitect Appointment for the Esther Jackson Replacement ES
ApprovedArchitect Appointment for the C.H. Gullatt Replacement ES
ApprovedModification of Educational Specifications and Design Requirements for Elementary School Play Equipment
ApprovedRFQ 413-14, Engineering Services
ApprovedRFP 422-14, Heards Ferry ES Replacement Project
ApprovedRFP 423-14, West Roswell ES Project
ApprovedRFP 424-14, New South Fulton County ES Project
ApprovedRFP 426-14, McNair MS Replacement Project
ApprovedRFP 427-14, Camp Creek MS and Holcomb Bridge MS Renovation Project
ApprovedContracting Report for February 2014 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ApprovedRFP No. 106-14, Digital Repository System
ApprovedRFP No. 125-14, VoIP, Telephony and Unified Communications Equipment and Services
ApprovedRFP No. 141-09, Data Communications Services
ApprovedFinancial Update
ApprovedMonthly Capital Programs Report
ApprovedFY2014 Mid-Year Budget Adjustments
InformationPension Update
ApprovedFY2015 Budget Calendar Revision

Executive Session. After meeting in executive session to discuss land, legal and/or personnel items, the board approved the personnel report, including the following changes:

Cherisse Campbell, Assistant Principal at Woodland MS
Darryl Felker, Principal of Mt. Olive ES
Buck Greene, Principal of Johns Creek HS

Field Trip Reports February 2014
Employee Travel Report for February 2014
Contracting Report for February 2014 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999
Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions