Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, January 10, 2012

January 6, 2012
The Montgomery Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville. The public portion of the meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and will be broadcast live on the MCPS website and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34). The agenda for the meeting is below. The full version of the agenda, with links to supporting documents, can be found here.


(A) Action
(D) Discussion
(I) Information
(R) Recognition

9:00 a.m. Acknowledgment of a Quorum

1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A)

10:00 a.m. Pledge of Allegiance (A)
2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A)
2.2 African American History Month (A)

10:05 a.m. Public Comments

10:35 a.m. Board/Superintendent Comments (D)

11:00 a.m. Strategic Priorities: Update on Professional Development (D)

12:30 p.m. Lunch and Closed Session

1:30 p.m. Consent Items


4.1.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More (A)#

4.2.1 Acceptance of Cabin John MS Modernization Project (A)#
4.2.2 Acceptance of Farmland ES Modernization Project (A)#
4.2.3 Architectural Appointment—Wheaton HS/Thomas Edison HS of
Technology Modernization (A)#
4.2.4 Award of Contract—Georgian Forest ES Addition (A)#
4.2.5 Award of Contract—Sligo MS Re-Roofing (A)#
4.2.6 Award of Contract—Wyngate ES Addition (A)#
4.2.7 Seneca Valley HS—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
4.2.8 Stephen Knolls School—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
4.2.9 Viers Mill ES—Forest Conservation Agreements (A)#
4.2.10 Viers Mill ES—Grant of Forest Conservation Easement (A)#
4.2.11 Westbrook ES—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#

4.3.1 Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2012 Provision for Future
Supported Projects (A)#

1:35 p.m. Site Selection for an Upcounty Holding Facility for Elementary Schools (A)#

2:00 p.m. Northwest Elementary School #8
(formerly referenced as Northwest Cluster ES)—Site Selection and Condemnation Action (A)#

2:30 p.m. Human Resources and Development

7.1 Monthly Report (A)
7.2 Appointments (A)

2:35 p.m. Monthly Financial Report (D)

2:45 p.m. 2011 Annual Report on
Our Call to Action: Pursuit of Excellence (D)

3:45 p.m. Board of Education Items

10.1 Closed Session Resolution (A)
10.2 Report of Closed Session (A)
10.3 Minutes (November 2, November 8, November 10, November 14, November 17, December 6, and December 8, 2011) (A)
10.4 Appeals (A)
10.5 Board Committee Updates (if needed) (D)
10.6 New Business

3:55 p.m. Items of Information (I)
11.1 Legal Fees Report
11.2 Construction Progress Report

4:00 p.m. Adjournment (A)

# student vote does not count. Four votes needed for adoption.
* times listed are intended for guidance only; unless changed by the Board, the order in which items appear will be followed.

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