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  KNOX COUNTY
BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
 
 
     
Evetty Satterfield Jennifer Owen Tony Norman
 First District  Second District  Third District
     
Virginia Babb Susan Horn Terry Hill
Fourth District Fifth District, Vice Chair Sixth District, Chair
     
Patti Lou Bounds Mike McMillan Kristi Kristy
Seventh District Eighth District Ninth District
     
Bob Thomas   Hannah Selph
Superintendent   Student Representative
     
     
     
     










REGULAR SESSION
OF THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

CITY-COUNTY BUILDING, MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM
400 MAIN STREET, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE 37902
February 13, 2019
5:00 P.M.


 
AGENDA
 
             
1.   Moment of Silence followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag 
 
2.   Announcements
 
3.   Changes to the Agenda
 
4.   Approval of the Agenda
 
5.   Consent Agenda
 
A.   Payment of Bills
 
B.   Approve Minutes of Meetings
 
C.   Items/Contracts:
 
1.   Approve 36 month lease of 14 new Nissan Altima Driver Education vehicles from ACME Auto Leasing LLC via State Contract (SWC #222 Vehicle Leasing) at an annual cost of $66,128.16, for a three-year total of $198,384.48, using Driver Education general operating funds
 
2.   Approve request of Maintenance and Operations Department to purchase two (2) used vehicles up to $50,000.00 using Maintenance and Operations general operating funds
 
3.   Approve request of Print Services to purchase equipment at an approximate cost of $18,820.00 using Print Services general operating funds
 
4.   Approve request of Bearden Middle School to make lighting upgrades to the auditorium up to $19,950.00 using Skilled Services Quality Construction, LLC (per term contract) using internal school funds
 
5.   Approve Group Sales Agreement with Hilton Knoxville for space and catering services for Carter Middle School's 8th Grade Prom on May 11, 2019 at a total estimated cost of $3,900.00 using student ticket sales
 
6.   Approve request of Farragut Primary School to purchase technology up to $15,969.79 using internal school funds
 
7.   Approve request of Fort Sanders Educational Development Center to purchase technology up to $11,881.00 using internal school funds
 
8.   Approve Edthena Subscription Supplement to R3 Collaboratives Website for provision of video instructional coaching services for Fulton High School for the term of January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 at a cost of $1,500.00 using school fees - WITHDRAWN
 
9.   Approve Guest Group Contract with Camp Wesley Woods, Inc. for Gap Creek Elementary School's 5th grade field trip March 20 through March 22, 2019 at a cost of $2,185.00 using donations and student payments
 
10.   Approve Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools agreement for Gibbs High School at no cost to Knox County Schools
 
11.   Approve request of Gresham Middle School to purchase technology up to $30,842.10 using internal school funds
 
12.   Approve request of Halls High School to purchase weightlifting equipment up to $25,429.50 using internal school funds
 
13.   Approve Group Sales Agreement with SpringHill Suites Atlanta Buford/Mall of Georgia for provision of lodging for Hardin Valley Academy's Indoor Percussion Ensemble field trip to Atlanta, Georgia March 16-17, 2019 at an approximate cost of $1,089.00 using fundraising and student fees
 
14.   Approve contract with Music Theatre International for license of amateur production of "Disney's High School Musical" at Hardin Valley Academy at a cost of $1,970.00 using fundraising and ticket sales
 
15.   Approve Event Order agreement with The Foundry on the Fairsite for space and catering services for the L&N STEM Academy's Senior Class Luncheon on May 15, 2019 at an approximate cost of $2,900.00 using senior dues
 
16.   Approve request of Rocky Hill Elementary School to purchase technology up to $28,557.50 using internal school funds
 
17.   Approve modified Tour Agreement with Gerber Tours for Cedar Bluff Middle School's 8th Grade Trip Washington, DC and New York, New York at a cost of $658.00 per person using student payments (formerly approved by Board on November 14, 2018)
 
6.   Board Policies
 
A.   Approve first reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy B-111 "Duties of Officers" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review
 
B.   Approve first reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy B-163 "Rules of Order" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review
 
C.   Approve first reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy B-240 "School Board Legislative Involvement" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review
 
D.   Approve first reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy J-220 "Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Use" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review
 
7.   Grants
 
A.   Approve Sub-Contract with WestEd for external evaluator services with a value up to $899,307.00 for a term of 60 months beginning November 1, 2018 as funded through the United States Department of Education, Education Innovation and Research Grant (approved by Board on November 14, 2018) - Recommended by Superintendent
 
B.   Approve Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union Simply Smart Grants in the total amount of $23,081.35 for 16 Knox County Schools high schools - Recommended by Superintendent
 
C.   Approve Tennessee Department of Transportation Aviation Outreach and Education Program Grant in the amount of $6,555.00 for L&N STEM Academy to promote rocketry and aviation interests for Knox County Schools students - Recommended by Superintendent
 
D.   Approve Farmer's Insurance Thank America's Teachers Grants for Spring Hill Elementary School, Cedar Bluff Middle School, and South-Doyle High School as shown on the attached list and in the total amount of $10,000.00 - Recommended by Superintendent
 
E.   Approve a Verizon grant in the amount of $2,000.00 for Bearden Middle School designated to purchase of mobile iPad cart - Recommended by Superintendent
 
8.   Contracts
 
A.   Approve contract with Backflow Specialty Co., Inc. for provision of backflow inspection, repair and installation services as needed for a term of March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 which may be extended for four (4) additional years, one (1) year at a time, for a total of five (5) years (Bid 2769)
 
B.   Approve contracts with Delbert L Hall, LLC and Georgia Stage, LLC for provision of stage curtains and rigging services as needed for a term of March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 which may be extended for four (4) additional years, one (1) year at a time, for a total of five (5) years (Bid 2753)
 
C.   Approve Microsoft Campus Education Volume Subscription Licensing Renewal for 3 years at an approximate annual cost of $450,000.00 using Information Technology general operating funds
 
9.   Regular Agenda Items
 
A.   Approve tenure for eligible teachers - Recommended by Superintendent
 
B.   Approve amended allocations to Fiscal Year 2019 budgets for Title I, Title I-Neglected and Delinquent, Title II and Title III funds in the amount of $20,251,070.02 - Recommended by Superintendent
 
C.   Approve amended allocation to Fiscal Year 2019 budget for Title IV funds in the amount of $1,287,821.35 - Recommended by Superintendent
 
D.   Approve amended allocations to Fiscal Year 2019 budgets for IDEA Part B and IDEA Preschool funds in the amount of $16,099,487.04 - Recommended by Superintendent
 
E.   Approve Special Education Pilot Recruitment Incentive Plan
 
F.   Discussion and possible action on the Strategic Plan
 
10.   Special Recognition of Bus Drivers
 
11.   Public Forum
Anyone wishing to speak to the Board during Public Forum must sign up by calling the Board of Education Office at 865-594-1630 no later than 12:00 noon on the meeting date or by signing up with the Vice-Chair or Executive Assistant in person at the meeting location prior to the start of the meeting. This Public Forum is open to any educational topic.
 

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