Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, February 14

February 10, 2012
The Montgomery Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, February 14, 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.

Board of Education Agenda for February 14, 2012

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

9:00 a.m.: Acknowledgment of a Quorum and Resolution for Closed Session (A)

10:00 a.m.: Pledge of Allegiance (A)

2.1  Approval of the Agenda (A)

10:05 a.m.: Public Comments 

10:35 a.m.: Recommended Positions on Education Legislation (D/A)

11:15 a.m.: Board/Superintendent Comments

11:30 a.m.: Adoption of Fiscal Year 2013 Operating Budget (D/A)

12:30 p.m.: Lunch and Closed Session

2:00 p.m.: Consent Items 

  4.1.1  Contracts of $25,000 or More  (A)#
  4.1.2  Contract Approval for Bid No. 183632, Local Telephone Services—Extension (A)#
  4.1.3  Contract Approval for Bid No. GS-35F-0765R, Network Wiring, Installation, and Integration—Extension (A)#
  4.1.4  Contract Approval for Bid No. 4087.9, Office and School Supplies—Extension (A)#
  4.1.5  Contract Approval for Bid No. 7067.4, Computer Network Equipment, Software, and Services—Extension (A)#
  4.1.6  Contract Approval for Bid No. 9053.4, Playground Systems and Individual Pieces—Extension (A)#
  4.1.7  Recommended Membership to BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative (A)#

  4.2.1  Architectural Appointment—Capt. James E. Daly ES Addition Feasibility Study (A)#
  4.2.2  Architectural Appointment—S. Christa McAuliffe ES Addition Feasibility Study (A)#
  4.2.3  Architectural Appointment—Judith A. Resnik ES Addition Feasibility Study (A)#
  4.2.4  Architectural Appointment—Strawberry Knoll ES Addition Feasibility Study (A)#
  4.2.5  Award of Contracts—Bradley Hills ES Addition (A)#
  4.2.6  Award of Contract—Rachel Carson ES Re-Roofing (A)#
  4.2.7  Award of Contracts—Darnestown ES Addition (A)#
  4.2.8  Award of Contract—Fairland ES Re-Roofing (A)#
  4.2.9  Award of Contract—South Lake ES Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Renovations (A)#
  4.2.10 Consultant Appointment—Natural Resource Inventory and Forest Stand Delineation Extension (A)#
  4.2.11 Consultant Appointment—Topography Survey Extension (A)#
  4.2.12 Engineering Appointments—Commissioning Agents Extension (A)#
  4.2.13 Preconstruction/Construction Management Services—William H. Farquhar MS Modernization (A)# 
  4.2.14 Delegation of Energy Procurement Authority (A)#
  4.2.15 Darnestown ES—Agreement for Reciprocal Easements (A)#
  4.2.16 Piney Branch ES—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
  4.2.17 Wheaton HS—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
  4.2.18 Ridgeview MS—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
  4.2.19 Fiscal Year 2012 Capital Improvements Program—Transfer of Funds (A)#

  4.3.1  Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2012 Provision for Future Supported Projects (A)# 
2:05 p.m.: Human Resources 
  5.1  Monthly Human Resources and Development Report (A)
  5.2  Appointment (A)

2:10 p.m.: Monthly Financial Report (D)

2:20 p.m.: Alternative Financing and School Modernization Approach  (D) 

3:45 p.m.: Board Policies (D/A) 
  8.1  Final Approval, Policy ECM, Joint Occupancy of MCPS Facilities
  8.2  Final Approval, Policy KGC, Child Care
  8.3  Tentative Approval, Policy BBB, Ethics

4:15 p.m.: Board of Education Items 
  9.1  Closed Session Resolution (A)
  9.2  Report of Closed Session (A)
  9.3  Appeals (A)
  9.4  Minutes (A)
  9.5  Board Committee Updates (if needed)
  9.6  New Business

4:25 p.m.: Items of Information (I) 
 10.1  Legal Fees Report
 10.2  Construction Progress Report
 10.3  Minority-, Female-, or Disabled-owned Business Procurement Year-to-Date Report for Fiscal Year 2012 Through December 31, 2011
4:30 p.m.: Adjournment 

# 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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