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  KNOX COUNTY
BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
  Indya Kincannon, Chair

 
  Dr. James P. McIntyre, Jr., Superintendent  
 
 
  Board Members
                                      
 
Gloria Deathridge,
First District
                                    
Indya Kincannon,
Second District
                                    
Cindy Buttry,
Third District
Lynne Fugate,
Fourth District

 Karen Carson,
Fifth District
Vice-Chair
Thomas Deakins,
Sixth District
Kim Sepesi,
Seventh District
                                      
 Mike McMillan,
Eighth District
Pam Trainor,
Ninth District
Hester Lam, Student Representative

Terry Alexander, Executive Assistant 
 
 




REGULAR SESSION
OF THE
KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

April 6, 2011

5:00 P.M.
MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM
CITY-COUNTY BUILDING
 
AGENDA
(updated 4/6/2011)

 
             
1.   5:00          Moment of Silence Followed by Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag   
2.   Announcements
3.   Changes to Agenda
4.   Approval of Agenda
5.   5:10          Special Recogntion for Knox County Schools National Merit Finalists for 2010-11  
6.   5:25          Consent Agenda  
A.   Payment of Bills
B.   Approve Minutes of Meetings:
February 28th, 2011 Work Session Minutes
March 2nd, 2011 Regular Session Minutes
March 28th, 2011 Midmonth Work Session Minutes
 
C.   Ratification of Executive Committee Action
1.   Approval of E-Rate contracts  (deadline 3/24/11)  
2.   Release from Compulsory Attendance:
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D.   Items/Contracts:
1.   Grant approval for agreement between Knox County Schools and the Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board for placement and supervision of Hardin Valley Academy students enrolled in Health Science and Technology programs at the Tennessee State Veteran's Home to obtain work-based experience (no cost to Knox County Schools)  
2.   Grant approval for A.L. Lotts Elementary School to purchase Apple iMac, MacBooks and iPads for $14,212.20, funded by coupon book sales  
3.   Grant approval for Farragut Intermediate School to purchase Apple IMac, iPads and Printer for $37,256.38, funded by the Daycare account and General School Funds  
4.   Grant approval for Hardin Valley Elementary to purchase Apple iMac, iPads, and Projector for $28,634.10, funded by PTA donations, Daycare account and General School funds  
5.   Grant approval for Karns Elementary School to purchase ActivBoards and Projectors for $22,207.00 funded by coupon book sales  
6.   Grant approval for Powell Elementary School to purchase ActivBoards for $13,293.00, funded by PTA donations and General School funds  
7.   Grant approval for Sequoyah Elementary to purchase AppleCare iMacs, ActivExpressions and ActiVote for $29,229.00, funded by coupon book sales, BEP funds and the Sequoyah Foundation  
8.   Grant approval for West Valley Middle School to purchase Promethean ActiViews, ActivExpression 32, Standard Bundles, and Dell Latitude computers for $38,834.00, funded by coupon book sales and school funds  
9.   Grant approval for Bearden High School to purchase football equipment, field supplies and uniforms from Kessler's Team Sports for up to $19,000.00, funded by the Bearden High School football account  
10.   Grant approval of concept for Rocky Hill Elementary School to install a new 1/4 mile asphalt walking trail around the perimeter of the playground area for $25,000.00, funded by the Rocky Hill Elementary PTO (no cost to KCS)  
11.   Grant approval for contract between Knox County Schools and Chris Haggard Plumbing LLC,  and Fisher Plumbing Inc. (Bid #767) for up to $50,000.00 to provide plumbing services as needed  
12.   Grant approval for contract between Knox County Schools and NEO Corporation, INC (Bid #600) for up to $75,000.00 to provide asbestos abatement services as needed  
13.   Grant approval for contract between Knox County Schools and Reliance Communications, Inc., for $ 87,780.00 for a systemwide parent notification system  
14.   Grant approval for contracts for Bid # 595 (Commodity Processing - Chicken) between the Knox County Board of Education and Tyson Prepared Foods for $25,920.00; Ling's for $32,940.00; Asian Food Solutions, Inc. for $32,940.00 and Pilgrim's Pride Corporation for $32,940.00 for the Knox County Schools School Nutrition Program  
15.   Grant approval for contracts for Bid # 596 (Commodity Processing - Turkey) between the Knox County Board of Education and Culinary Standards for $36,360.00 and Jennie-O Turkey Store for $36,360.00 for the Knox County Schools School Nutrition Program  
16.   Grant approval for contract for Bid # 592 (Commodity Processing - Fish) and the Knox County Board of Education for $47,000.00 for High Liner Foods for the Knox County Schools School Nutrition Program  
17.   Grant approval for contract for Bid # 598 (Commodity Processing - Peanut Butter) between the Knox County Board of Education and AdvancePierre Foods for $35,280.00 for the Knox County Schools School Nutrition Program  
18.   Grant approval for contract for Bid # 597 (Commodity Processing - Eggs) between the Knox County Board of Education and Michael Foods, Inc. for $21,000.00 for the Knox County Schools School Nutrition Program  
7.   5:26          Board Policies  
A.   Approve second reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy, BK, "Civility Code" - RECOMMENDED  
8.   5:27          Grants  
A.   Approve Amendment 2 to the State of Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Adult Education Grant Contract #PO7334 for $40,000.00 to increase the maximum grant award to $404,985.00 for FY 2011 - RECOMMENDED  
B.   Approve Amendment 3 to the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Adult Education Grant Contract #Z-10-218525-00 for $15,000.00 to increase the maximum grant award  to $334,298.00 for FY 2011 - RECOMMENDED  
C.   Approve Amendment 3 to the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Adult Education Grant Contract  #PO7334 for $37,500.00 to increase the maximum grant award to $442,485.00 for FY 2011 - RECOMMENDED  
9.   5:30          Regular Agenda Items  
A.   5:30          Approve FY 2011-2012 Knox County Board of Education General Purpose Budget at the major category level for $384,670,000.00 - RECOMMENDED  
B.   6:00          Approve Knox County Schools Calendar for 2012-2013 - RECOMMENDED  
C.   6:10          Approve Scope of Work for up to $6,340.00 with the Metropolitan Planning Commission to assist with the Knox County Board of Education's Redistricting process  
D.   Approve letter from the Knox County Board of Education to legislators regarding Title I funding - RECOMMENDED  
10.   6:15          Public Forum
Anyone wishing to speak to the Board during Public Forum must sign up IN ADVANCE by calling the Board of Education Office at 594-1630, or by signing up with the Board's Vice-Chair or Executive Assistant at the meeting prior to the beginning of the meeting.  This Public Forum is open to any educational topic.
 

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