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April 24, 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.
Board Vice President Linda McCain and members Julia Bernath, Gail Dean, Catherine Maddox, and Katie Reeves 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 heard from interested citizens and employees during its public comment session.

During the superintendent's report, Chief Financial Officer Robert Morales presented an overview of the proposed FY 2015 budget,

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 March 2014 Board Meetings
InformationBoard Policy and Procedure Review Schedule
InformationBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GBD - Professional - Positions/Hiring
InformationBoard Policy GBT - Professional/Classified - Publishing
InformationBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GBM - Employee Transfers
ApprovedBoard Policy - ABBB – Exercise of the Fulton County Schools Charter System
ApprovedBoard Policy - EG – Risk Management & Insurance
ApprovedBoard Policy EGA – Employee Insurance Program
ApprovedBoard Policy – KD (1) – Parent Rights and Responsibilities
ApprovedPolicy KD(1) - Parent Expectations and Responsibilities
First ReadBoard Policy BA - Board Goals and Objectives
First ReadBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure FDC - Naming of Facilities
First ReadBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GAK - Personnel Records/Employees - Registration of Sex Offenders
First ReadBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GBO - Professional Resignations
First ReadBoard Policy and Administrative Procedure GBQ - Professional/Classified - Retirement
ApprovedRequest for Adoption of District-wide Flexibility Initiative - Personalized Learning Strategies
ApprovedLatin College Preparatory School Charter Petition
ApprovedLatin Grammar School Charter Petition
ApprovedNew Schools of Fulton at Oak Knoll Charter Petition
ApprovedNorth Atlanta Community School of Character Charter Petition
ApprovedProposed Lease Agreement
ApprovedGreyStone Power Easement Rights at Cliftondale ES
ApprovedGeorgia Power Company Proposed Easement and Right-of-Entry Agreement at North Transportation
ApprovedCity of Johns Creek Proposed Access Easement at Johns Creek HS
ApprovedCity of Roswell Proposed Temporary Easement at River Eves ES
ApprovedPhase 1 GMP Approval for the Mt. Olive ES Replacement Project
ApprovedRFP 405-14, Dolvin ES Renovation Project
First ReadProposed Capital Executive Plan and Preliminary Cash Flows - FY15
ApprovedContracting Report for April 2014 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000
ApprovedFinancial Update
ApprovedMonthly Capital Programs Reports
ApprovedApril 2014 Proposed Budget Adjustments
Information2014-2015 School Year Calendar

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:

Direct Appointments
Rob Anderson, from Chief of Staff, to Area Superintendent of the Northeast Learning Community
Gonzalo La Cava, from Assistant Superintendent for Student Support, to Area Superintendent of the Central Learning Community

New Hires
Serena Sacks, from Chief Information Officer of Florida Virtual School, to Chief Information Officer/Information Technology Division

Christopher Shearer, from Assistant Principal at Autrey Mill MS, to Principal of Holcomb Bridge MS


Kailik Hunter, Assistant Principal at Heritage ES (resig. eff. 6/30/14)
Staci Lynch, Grants Coordinator (resig. eff. 4/30/14)
Ann Medlock, Coordinator of Exceptional Children (retirement eff. 7/22/14)
Weston Thomas, Assistant Principal at Hembree Springs ES (resig. eff 6/30/14)

April 2014 Field Trip Reports
Employee Travel Report for April 2014
Contracting Report for April 2014 for Items Between $25,000 and $99,999
Change Order Report for Errors, Omissions and Unforeseen Conditions