March 22, 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 Catherine Maddox 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 Proposal: Literary Types and Composition
First ReadCourse Proposals: Career and Technical Education
ActionInternational Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP) Primary Years Program (PYP) Authorization for Heards Ferry ES, High Point ES, Lake Forest ES
ActionInternational Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP) Authorization for Alpharetta HS and Centennial HS
ActionMinutes of the February 2017 Board Meetings
First ReadTextbook Adoption Anthropology
Action2017-2018 Georgia Prekindergarten Grant Program Application
First ReadFCS Archives Deed of Gift
ActionBoard Policy IHF (4) - Graduation Requirements: Students Entering 9th Grade in 2015 (policy revision)
ActionBoard Policy JBCA - School Admissions for Homeless Students (policy and procedure revision)
First ReadBoard Policy DICA - Replacement of School Property Lost Due to Theft, Vandalism, or Natural Causes (procedure revision)
First ReadBoard Policy EE - School Nutrition Program Management (policy revision)
First ReadBoard Policy EED - Sales of Food on School Premises (policy revision)
First ReadBoard Policy EEE - Wellness Policy (policy revision)
First ReadBoard Policy JS - Student Fines, Fees, and Charges (policy revision and operating guideline adoption)
ActionRequest Board approval for Utility Easement for Sign for Georgia Power at Ison Springs Elementary School
ActionRFP 405-16, Geotechnical, Environmental Site Selection and Construction Inspection Services
ActionRFP No. 160-14, Move Management Services, Moving Services, and Ancillary Moving Services
ActionRFP 166-16, Construction Time and Materials
ActionRFP 407-17, 2017 CBI Renovations Project
ActionContracting Report for March 2017 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ActionSole Source No. 848-17 Advanced Placement Testing
ActionRFP No. 172-17, School Furniture
ActionRFP No. 130-15, Wide Area Network (WAN) Solution
ActionRFP 106-14, Digital Repository System
ActionFinancial Update
ActionMonthly Capital Programs Report
ActionMarch 2017 Proposed Budget Adjustments
ActionBanking Resolutions
ActionEmployee Travel Report for March 2017


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.


Jennifer Downing, Manager of Strategy and Metrics, IT, to Director, HR Central Staffing

Ethel Lett, AP at S.L. Lewis ES to Principal at S.L. Lewis ES



Serena Ford-Lowe, Principal at Conley Hills ES   (eff. 06/30/17)

Tasha Guadalupe, Coordinator of Health and PE (eff. 04/07/17)



Field Trip Report for March 2017

Contracting Report for March 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 ABBB - Exercise of the Fulton County Schools Charter System

Board Policy DIC - Inventories

Board Policy KEB - Fund Raising

FY2018 Revenue Projections