January 22, 2018

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 Vice President Linda McCain participated via teleconferernce.  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.

First ReadCourse Proposals Fine Arts (first read)
First ReadCourse Proposal Personal Financial Literacy (first read)
ActionMinutes of the December 2017 Board Meetings (action)
First ReadScience Resources Grades K-12 (first read)
ActionBoard Policy IFD - Continuous Achievement (policy revision - action)
First ReadBoard Policy BDC - Policy Adoption (policy revision - first read)
ActionAuthorization to Negotiate Utility Easement (action)
ActionRFQ 413-14, Engineering Services (action)
ActionRFP 402-18, Security Camera Upgrades for Multiple School Sites (action)
ActionRFP 401-18, Riverwood International Charter School 3rd Floor Build-Out Project (action)
ActionAppoint Architect for South STEM Campus (action)
ActionAppoint Architect for the Crabapple MS Replacement (action)
ActionAppoint Architect for Riverwood HS Replacement Phases 2-7 (action)
ActionApproval of North Maintenance Facility Design (action)
ActionApproval of South Transportation and Maintenance Facility Design (action)
ActionApproval of Riverwood HS Replacement Phase 2-7 Design (action)
ActionContracting Report for January 2018 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000 (action)
ActionSWCP 615-18, School Buses (action)
ActionFinancial Update (action)
ActionFY2019 Allotment Authorization (action)
ActionBoard Policy IEDA - Recess (policy revision - action)
ActionBoard Policy JBCD - Enrollment Options and Withdrawals (policy revision - direct action)
ActionMonthly Capital Programs Report (action)
ActionJanuary 2018 Proposed Budget Adjustments for FY 2018 (action)
ActionBanking Resolutions (action)
ActionEmployee Travel Report for January 2018 (action)
ActionFY2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report/Annual Audit Pension Trust Fund/Annual SPLOST Performance Audit - removed from the agenda


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.


Crystal Flowers, Program Specialist in Humanities to Director of Humanities

Eboni Berry, CST at Bethune ES to AP at Bethune ES

Miranda Freeman, AP at Love T. Nolan ES to Principal at Cliftondale ES

Tracy Jennings-McDonald, Data Support Specialist to AP at Campbell ES

Kim Kapella, Graduation Coach at Holcomb Bridge MS to AP at Holcomb Bridge MS

Brian King, Admin Assistant at Creekside HS to AP at Westlake HS

Jill Osmerg, CST at Woodland ES to AP at Woodland ES

Margaret White, Area Superintendent to Associate Superintendent of Professional Learning and Leadership Development


New Hires

Emily Nichols, Director of Technology in Colquitt County Schools to Director of Enterprise Applications



Field Trip Report for January 2018

Contracting Report for January 2018 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 (information)

Board Policy GAD - Professional Learning Opportunities (policy review - information)

Board Policy GAEAA - Sexual Harassment (policy review - information)

Board Policy GAM - Reporting of Drug, Alcohol and Other Offenses (policy review - information)

Board Policy GBD - Professional (Administrative/Supervisory) - Positions/Hiring (policy & procedure review - information)

Board Policy GBRI - Professional/Classified - Leaves of Absence (policy & procedure review - information)

Board Policy GBT - Professional/Classified - Publishing (policy review - information)

Board Policy GCRC - Non-Exempt Employee Work Day (policy review - information)