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Board Briefs – October 15, 2013, Board Meeting

Board President Linda Schultz, Vice President Linda McCain and members Linda Bryant, Gail Dean and Catherine Maddox were present for the October 15, 2013, board work meeting at Dunwoody Springs Elementary School. Board discussion and action items are posted on the BoardDocs web site.

The meeting was videotaped and audiotaped, and files can be accessed by going to the Board Meetings Videostreaming web site.


RECOGNITIONS

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


PUBLIC COMMENT
The board heard from citizens and/or employees during the public comment session.


PUBLIC HEARING

The school also held a hearing to allow public comment regarding the district’s intent to move forward with eminent domain proceedings to acquire property for a new elementary school in Sandy Springs.


BOARD MATTERS
·   Legislative Priorities


SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
Superintendent Avossa presented the following update:
·   High School Assessment Update


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.

Approved

Minutes of the September 2013 Meetings

Approved

Health Education Advisory Committee Material Recommendations

Approved

Board Policy GBKL – Employee Suspension / Termination / Demotion / Non-renewal

Approved

Board Policy GBRC – Professional/Classified Employee Work Day

Approved

Board Policy GCRC– Classified – Employee Work Day

First Read

Board Policy AED – Reporting of Fraud or Misconduct

First Read

Board Policy BDC – Policy Adoption

First Read

Board Policy and Administrative Procedure ED– Transportation Services

Approved

Georgia Power Easement at Dunwoody Springs ES

Approved

Fulton County Government Proposed Easements and Right-of-Way at Transportation Center North

Approved

Proposed Intergovernmental Agreement Between FCBOE and City of Sandy Springs at Lake Forest ES

Approved

Request for Board Approval of FCS' FY15 Capital Outlay Application for State Funded Projects

Approved

RFQ 402-14, Architectural Services and Engineering Services

Approved

Contracting Report for October 2013 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000

Approved

Financial Update

Approved

Monthly Capital Programs Report

Approved

October 2013 Proposed Budget Adjustments

First Read

FY2015 Budget Calendar

Approved

Banking Resolution - Fidelity Bank and Alpharetta High School

Approved

Banking Resolution for Ronald E. McNair Middle School and Creek View Elementary School

Approved

Request Hourly Fee Waiver by Three Organizations

Approved

Fulton County/City of Atlanta Land Bank Authority, Inc., Requests Waiver of Taxes Owed to FCS

Approved

Proposed Condemnation of Real Property located at 6151 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA


Executive Session. After meeting in executive session to discuss land, legal and/or personnel items, the board approved the personnel report, including the following change:

New Hires
·  Senetra Haywood, from Principal/Director of CTE in Glynn County Schools, to Executive Director of Career and Technical Education


INFORMATION REPORTS TO THE BOARD
·  Field Trip Reports - October 2013
·  
Employee Travel Report for October 2013
·  
Contracting Report for October 2013 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999
·  
Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions
·  
2013 ACT Results
·  
2013 SAT Results
·  
2013 Advanced Placement Results