January 22, 2018 - Board Meeting


Board Vice President Linda McCain participated via teleconferernce.  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.

First Read Course Proposals Fine Arts (first read)
First Read Course Proposal Personal Financial Literacy (first read)
Action Minutes of the December 2017 Board Meetings (action)
First Read Science Resources Grades K-12 (first read)
Action Board Policy IFD - Continuous Achievement (policy revision - action)
First Read Board Policy BDC - Policy Adoption (policy revision - first read)
Action Authorization to Negotiate Utility Easement (action)
Action RFQ 413-14, Engineering Services (action)
Action RFP 402-18, Security Camera Upgrades for Multiple School Sites (action)
Action RFP 401-18, Riverwood International Charter School 3rd Floor Build-Out Project (action)
Action Appoint Architect for South STEM Campus (action)
Action Appoint Architect for the Crabapple MS Replacement (action)
Action Appoint Architect for Riverwood HS Replacement Phases 2-7 (action)
Action Approval of North Maintenance Facility Design (action)
Action Approval of South Transportation and Maintenance Facility Design (action)
Action Approval of Riverwood HS Replacement Phase 2-7 Design (action)
Action Contracting Report for January 2018 for Items Between $100,000 and $1,000,000 (action)
Action SWCP 615-18, School Buses (action)
Action Financial Update (action)
Action FY2019 Allotment Authorization (action)
Action Board Policy IEDA - Recess (policy revision - action)
Action Board Policy JBCD - Enrollment Options and Withdrawals (policy revision - direct action)
Action Monthly Capital Programs Report (action)
Action January 2018 Proposed Budget Adjustments for FY 2018 (action)
Action Banking Resolutions (action)
Action Employee Travel Report for January 2018 (action)
Action FY2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report/Annual Audit Pension Trust Fund/Annual SPLOST Performance Audit - removed from the agenda


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.


Crystal Flowers, Program Specialist in Humanities to Director of Humanities
Eboni Berry, CST at Bethune ES to AP at Bethune ES
Miranda Freeman, AP at Love T. Nolan ES to Principal at Cliftondale ES
Tracy Jennings-McDonald, Data Support Specialist to AP at Campbell ES
Kim Kapella, Graduation Coach at Holcomb Bridge MS to AP at Holcomb Bridge MS
Brian King, Admin Assistant at Creekside HS to AP at Westlake HS
Jill Osmerg, CST at Woodland ES to AP at Woodland ES
Margaret White, Area Superintendent to Associate Superintendent of Professional Learning and Leadership Development

New Hires

Emily Nichols, Director of Technology in Colquitt County Schools to Director of Enterprise Applications


Field Trip Report for January 2018
Contracting Report for January 2018 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 (information)
Board Policy GAD - Professional Learning Opportunities (policy review - information)
Board Policy GAEAA - Sexual Harassment (policy review - information)
Board Policy GAM - Reporting of Drug, Alcohol and Other Offenses (policy review - information)
Board Policy GBD - Professional (Administrative/Supervisory) - Positions/Hiring (policy & procedure review - information)
Board Policy GBRI - Professional/Classified - Leaves of Absence (policy & procedure review - information)
Board Policy GBT - Professional/Classified - Publishing (policy review - information)
Board Policy GCRC - Non-Exempt Employee Work Day (policy review - information)