March 19, 2015

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 .



Gail Dean was absent. All other  school board members were present for the board meeting held at Dunwoody Springs Elementary School.



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



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 February 2015 Board Meetings
ApprovedCourse Proposals for Digital Media Arts
ApprovedIB PYP Candidacy Application for Heards Ferry Elementary School, High Point Elementary School and Lake Forest Elementary School
ApprovedWestlake HS Request for Authorization for IB Diploma Programme
ApprovedTextbook  Proposal
ApprovedBoard Policy and Procedure ICC – Educational Research
ApprovedBoard Policy IJ – Program Evaluation
ApprovedBoard Policy and Operating Guideline DK – Contracts for or on Behalf of Students
ApprovedBoard Policy DI-Accounting and Reporting
ApprovedBoard Policy DJEI –Vendor Relations/Fair Employment Clause
ApprovedBoard Policy LEI – Partners in Education
ApprovedBoard Policy ICD – Pilot Projects and Experimental Programs
ApprovedProposed New Cell Tower Lease at Haynes Bridge MS
ApprovedRequest Board approval of utility easement with Georgia Power Company at New Highway 9 Elementary School
ApprovedIncrease Contingency for Autrey Mill MS Addition
ApprovedIncrease Contingency for New Administration Center Consolidation Project
ApprovedCambridge HS CTAE Addition Project
ApprovedContracting Report for March 2015 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ApprovedIFB No. 141-15, Hewlett Packard Printers and Scanners and MakerBot 3D Printers and Digitizers
ApprovedIFB No. 143-15, Natural Gas
ApprovedSole Source 611-15, Advance Placement Testing and Scoring
ApprovedRFP No. 113-13, Alternative Education Program Expansion
ApprovedRFP No. 111-11, Internet Ordering of Educational Materials and Supplies
ApprovedRFP No. 141-11, Telecommunications – Cellular Services
ApprovedIFB 162-11 Produce for FCS Cafeterias
ApprovedRFP No. 174-11 Relocation of Portable Classrooms
ApprovedFinancial Update


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


Jennifer Burton, from Assistant Principal of Harriet Tubman ES, to Principal of E.C. West ES



Renee Prior, Principal at Hamilton E. Holmes ES (eff. 6/30/2015)

Sharlene Woodruff-Henley, Assistant Principal at Oakley ES (eff. 3/20/2015) 



Field Trip Report for March 2015

Employee Travel Report for March  2015

Contracting Report for March 2015 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999.99

Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions

FY16 Pre-kindergarten Program Grant application from Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

Board Policy Review Schedule

Board Policy and Operating Guideline DO-Disposal of School Property

FY2016 Revenue Projections