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May 15, 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, Vice President Linda McCain and members Julia Bernath, Linda Bryant, Catherine Maddox and Katie Reeves were present for the board meeting held at Dunwoody Springs Elementary School.


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


PUBLIC COMMENT
The board held a public comment session hear from constituents and employees.


BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING
The second of two public hearings was held on the FY 2015 budget. No one signed up to speak.


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 April 2014 Board Meetings
First ReadNew Course Proposals: High School Transition, Tools for College Success, Communications Skills
ApprovedBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GAK - Personnel Records/Employees - Registration of Sex Offenders
ApprovedBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GBO - Professional Resignations
ApprovedBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GBQ - Professional/Classified - Retirement
First ReadBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure IDE - Extracurricular Activities
First ReadAdministrative Procedure IDF - Interscholastic Athletics
First ReadBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure JS - Student Fines, Fees and Charges
First ReadBoard Policy LEC - Booster Organizations
ApprovedProposed Lease Agreement
ApprovedRequest for Board to Approve a Revised Service Entry Design, Amendment & Abandonment of Certain Easements at the North Learning Center
ApprovedRequest for Board Approval of Adjacent Property Owner's Request for a Rear Setback Variance
ApprovedRequest Board Approval for Easements with City of College Park at New College Park ES
ApprovedRequest Hourly Fee Waiver by WINGS for Kids, Atlanta
ApprovedRFP 407-14, Woodland ES Renovation Project
ApprovedRFP 429-14, North Springs Charter HS Renovation Project
ApprovedFloor Plans for Additions at Autrey Mill, Hopewell, Sandy Springs Charter and Taylor Road Middle Schools
ApprovedProposed Capital Execution Plan and Preliminary Cash Flows - FY 2015
ApprovedContracting Report for May 2014 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ApprovedSole Source No. 568-14 Microsoft Enterprise Software License Agreement
ApprovedFinancial Update
ApprovedMonthly Capital Programs Reports
First Read2014-2015 School Year Calendar
ApprovedBoard Policy BA - Board Goals and Objectives
ApprovedBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure FDC - Naming of Facilities
ApprovedPhase 2 GMP Approval for the Heards Ferry ES Replacement Project
ApprovedPhase 2 GMP Approval for the New Roswell, Highway 9 ES Project
ApprovedRFP 428-14, S.L. Lewis ES Renovation Project
ApprovedConstruction Program Management Services Contract - Second Option Renewal
ApprovedMay 2014 Proposed Budget Adjustments
ApprovedFY2015 Tentative Budget

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

New Hires
Joseph Tenner, from Operations Manager/Walmart, to Coordinator of Warehousing

Promotions
Nathan Buhl, from Principal of Crabapple MS, to Principal of Milton HS
Clifford Jones, from Principal of Milton HS, to Executive Director Accountability
Anthony Newbold, from Assistant Principal at Langston Hughes HS, to Principal of Bear Creek MS

Separations
Darron Franklin, Principal of Bear Creek MS
Teresa Mitchell, Assistant Principal at Parklane ES
Laryn Nelson, Assistant Principal at Medlock Bridge ES
Duane Roberts, Assistant Principal at Paul D. West MS


INFORMATION REPORTS TO THE BOARD
May 2014 Field Trip Reports
Employee Travel Report for May 2014
Contracting Report for May 2014 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999
Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions
Middle Grades Writing Assessment 2014 Results
5th Grade Writing Assessment 2014 Results
Board Policy and Procedure Review Schedule
Operating Guideline JD - Student Code of Conduct