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March 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.


ROLL CALL
Board President Linda Schultz, Board Vice President Linda McCain, and members Julia Bernath, Linda Bryant, Gail Dean, and Katie Reeves were present for the board meeting held at Dunwoody Springs Elementary School.


WORKSHOPS
Budget Markup 1 - Title I, Title VIB, School Nutrition Program, Debt Service
 

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


SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Superintendent Avossa recognized board members for this service in observance on School Board Appreciation Week. He also spotlighted Board member Julia Bernath's recent "Friend of Music Education" award given by the Georgia Music Educators Association.


AGENDA ITEMS AND ACTIONS
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 February 2014 Board Meetings
ApprovedNew Textbook Proposal for 2014-2015
Information 2014-2015 Georgia Prekindergarten Grant Program Application
InformationBoard Policy and Procedure Review Schedule
InformationBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure - JGCB – Immunizations
ApprovedBoard Policy - KN – Public Complaints
ApprovedWaiver of Board Policy IDBA - Family Life and Sex Education
ApprovedWaiver of Board Policies IHF (7) -Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2013 and IHF (8) – Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2015
Second ReadBoard Policy – KD (1) – Parent Rights and Responsibilities
First ReadBoard Policy - ABBB – Exercise of the Fulton County Schools Charter System
First ReadBoard Policy - EG – Risk Management & Insurance
First ReadBoard Policy EGA – Employee Insurance Program
First ReadPolicy KD(1) - Parent Expectations and Responsibilities
First ReadRequest for Adoption of District-wide Flexibility Initiative
ApprovedRFQ 443-10, Roofing and Waterproofing Consultants Task Order Contract
ApprovedContracting Report for March 2014 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ApprovedRFP No. 113-13, Alternative Education Program Expansion
ApprovedRFP No. 148-13, Occupational and Physical Therapy Services
ApprovedRFP No. 149-13, Speech Therapy Services
ApprovedRFP No. 141-11, Telecommunications – Cellular Services
ApprovedIFB No. 174-11, Relocation of Portable Classrooms
ApprovedIFB No. 155-10, Milk and Milk Products
ApprovedFinancial Update
ApprovedMonthly Capital Programs Reports
ApprovedMarch 2014 Proposed Budget Adjustments
ApprovedBanking Resolution for Northview High School
InformationFY2015 Revenue Projections
ApprovedWestlake High School Request for Candidacy - International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
InformationOperating Guideline - EHF – Cellular Communications
InformationOperating Guideline – IFBGB (1) – Computer, Internet, E-Mail and Electronic Networks
InformationBoard Policy JBC - School Admissions
ApprovedHeards Ferry Elementary Replacement School Site and Floor Plan Approval
ApprovedMount Olive Elementary Replacement School Site and Floor Plan Approval
ApprovedNew Roswell, Highway 9 Elementary School Site and Floor Plan Approval
ApprovedRFP No. 409-14, Chattahoochee HS and Roswell HS Renovation Project
ApprovedRFP No. 410-14, Creekside HS Renovation Project

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:

Promotions
Shawanna Arnold, Lead Data Support Specialist/Title I, to Assistant Principal of Gullatt ES

Separations
Susan Dawkins, Assistant Principal at River Eves ES (retirement eff. 6/30/14)
Nicolette Wheeler, Director of Army Instruction – JROTC (retirement eff. 6/30/14)


INFORMATION REPORTS TO THE BOARD
March 2014 Field Trip Reports
Employee Travel Report for March 2014
Contracting Report for March 2014 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999
Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions