Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, April 23

April 19, 2013
The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., with public agenda items beginning at 10 a.m. The public portion of the meeting will be broadcast live on the MCPS website and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34).

The agenda for the meeting is below. The full agenda, with links to related materials, can be found on the
Board of Education website.

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

9 a.m.:  Acknowledgment of a Quorum
1.1   Resolution for Today’s Closed Session (A)

10 a.m.: Pledge of Allegiance (A)
2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A)
2.2 National Volunteer Week (A)
2.3 National Student Leadership Week (A)
2.4 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (A)
2.5 Teacher Appreciation Week (A)

10:15 a.m.: Public Comments

10:45 a.m.: Board/Superintendent Comments

11:00 a.m.: Deliberation of Transportation Appeal: Restoration of School Bus Service to the Schaeffer Road—Richter Farm Area for Kingsview Middle School (D/A)

11:30 a.m.: Approval of Strategic Plan Guiding Tenets (Core Values, Core Purpose, Vision, Mission) (D/A)

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

1:30 p.m.: Consent Items

5.1.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More (A)#
5.1.2 Contract Approval for Bid No. 1083.4, Professional Services—Extension (A)#
5.1.3 Contract Approval for Bid No. 4121.13, Office Papers, Virgin and Recycled (A)#
5.1.4 Contract Approval for Bid No. 7065.10, Custodial Supplies—Extension (A)#
5.1.5 Contract Approval for Bid No. 9111.5, Pizza, Baked-Frozen—Extension (A)#

5.2.1 Architectural Appointment--Blair G. Ewing Facility Improvements Project Feasibility Study (A)#
5.2.2 Award of Contract--Bannockburn ES Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement (A)#
52.3 Award of Contract—East Silver Spring ES Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement (A)#
5.2.4 Award of Contract--Col. Zadok Magruder HS Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Phase III (A)#
5.2.5 Award of Contract—Neelsville MS Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Equipment Replacement (A)#
5.2.6 Award of Contracts—Emergency Generating Systems Replacement at Various Schools
5.2.7 Award of Contract—Reroofing at Dr. Charles R. Drew ES (A)#
5.2.8 Award of Contract—Reroofing at Pine Crest ES
5.2.9 Consultant Appointments—Natural Resource Inventory and Forest Stand Delineation (A)#
5.2.10 Consultant Appointments—Topography and Boundary Survey (A)#
5.2.11 Engineering Appointments—Building Commissioning Services (A)#
5.2.12 Engineering Appointments—Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Program (A)#
5.2.13 Preconstruction/Construction Management Services—Clarksburg/Damascus MS (A)#
5.2.14 Richard Montgomery HS—Amendment to Stadium Field Agreement (A)#

5.3.1 Recommended Categorical Transfers for FY 2013 Provision for Future Supported Projects (A)#

1:35 p.m.: Preliminary Plans–Bethesda ES Addition Project (A)

1:45 p.m.: Preliminary Plans–Clarksburg HS Addition Project (A)

2 p.m.:  Human Resources and Development (A)
8.1 Monthly Report (A)
8.2 Appointments (A)

2:15 p.m.:  Monthly Financial Report (D)

2:30 p.m.: Long-range Facilities Planning Process (D)

3 p.m.:  Update on the Office of School Support and Improvement (D)

4 p.m.:  Tentative Action, Policy BLC, Procedures for Review and Resolution of Special Education Disputes (D/A)
4:30 p.m.: Board of Education Items
13.1 Future Closed Session Resolution (A)
13.2 Report of Previous Closed Session (A)
13.3 Appeals (A)
13.4 Update on Legislation (D)
13.5 Minutes (A)
13.6 Board Committee Updates (D)
13.7 New Business

4:55 p.m.:  Items of Information (I)
14.1 Legal Fees Report
14.2 Construction Progress Report
14.3 Minority-, Female-, or Disabled-owned Business Procurement Year-to-Date Report for Fiscal Year 2013 Through March 31, 2013

5 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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