January 19, 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.


Board member Katie Reeves was absent.  All other 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.

ActionCourse Proposals for Sports in Society and Global History in Film
ActionMinutes of the December 2016 Board Meetings
First Read2017-2018 and 2018-19 Board Meeting Schedules
ActionESOL Adoption Resources K-12
ActionWorld Languages Adoption Resources 6-12
ActionBoard Policy DJE - Purchasing (procedure revision)
ActionBoard Policy GAJB - Professional/Classified - Gifts and Solicitations (policy revision)
ActionRequest approval of Georgia Power utility easement at Roswell HS
ActionBoard Resolution for Certificate of Completion for North Springs High School Renovations Project
ActionRequest Engineer Appointment for Security Camera Upgrade Project
ActionSWCP No. 614-17, Ninety (90) School Buses Purchase
ActionRFP 400-17, Campbell ES, Heritage ES, Liberty Point ES Project
ActionRFP 401-17, Dunwoody Springs ES, Elkins Pointe MS, Hembree Springs ES, Hillside ES, Sweet Apple ES Project
ActionRFP 406-17, State Bridge Crossing ES Project
ActionContracting Report for January 2017 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ActionIFB 145-16 Musical Instruments and Accessories
ActionIFB No. 143-15, Natural Gas
ActionIFB No. 141-13, Doublewide Portable Classroom Building Leases and Installation
ActionFinancial Update
ActionMonthly Capital Programs Report
ActionFY2017 Mid-Year Budget Adjustments
ActionFY2018 Allotment Authorization
ActionRecommendation of Pension Board Member
ActionJanuary 2017 Proposed Budget Adjustments
ActionBanking Resolutions
ActionEmployee Travel Report for January 2017
ActionFY2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report/Annual Audit Pension Trust Fund



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.


New Hires

William Pastor, from Darlington County School System to Coordinator of Architecture & Engineering



Josephine Richmond, Principal at S. L. Lewis ES (eff. 02/28/17)

Richard Willis, AP at Hembree Springs ES (eff. 06/30/17)



Field Trip Report for January 2017

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

Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions

Special Revenue Fund/Grant Budget Adjustments

Board Policy Review Schedule

Board Policy KJ - Advertising in Schools

Board Policy LEH - Community Youth Athletic Programs

21st Century Community Learning Center Grant