Public Meeting Minutes: April 3, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Putnam County Board of Education Regular April Meeting

April 3, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Putnam County Board of Education Regular April Meeting Minutes

April 3, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Putnam County Board of Education Regular April Meeting
Meeting Called to Order
Approval of Agenda
Announcements
I Make A Difference Award
Recognize Mended Hearts, Pharoah Smithers - President
Recognize Upper Cumberland Children's Reading Foundation, Julie Stepp - Representative
Recognize Tennessee School Board Association's 2014 SCOPE Student Delegates - Sharon Anderson
Recognize State Special Olympics Basketball Tournament's Silver Medal Winners from Upperman High School - Freeda Garrett
Note receipt of Long Range Facilities Planning Architectural Services FACTS Document Respondents
Note Teacher of the Year (TOY) Luncheon on Monday, April 14, 2014, at TTU
Approval of the Minutes
Minutes Regular March Board Meeting - March 6, 2014, @ 5:00 PM
Approval of Consent Agenda
Payments/Purchases
Approval to purchase thirty (30) iPads, one (1) MacBook Pro and a cart from Apple Computers for Prescott South Middle School (PCMS) in the amount of $14,968.00 to be paid from 142-71100-722-101.
Approval to purchase STEM based playground structures for Prescott South Elementary School with STEM Platform grant funds from Playworld Preferred in the amount of $35,000 from line item 142-71100-722-491, Instructional Equipment.
Approval of payment to Evans Newton Inc. for Coach2Coach Professional Development in the amount of $13,216.51 to be paid from 142-72210-399-581-1404,Other Contracted Services. (FttT)
Bids/Quotes
Approval of request from Transportation to bid a bus lift
Approval to purchase five buses from the lowest bidder, Central State Bus, Inc. - Lebanon, Tennessee in the total amount of $449,950.00 ($89,990/each) to be paid from 141-72710-729, Transportation Equipment. (General Purpose School Fund)
Budget Amendments/Line Item Transfers
General Purpose School Budget Amendments - Fund 141
To budget BEP Growth Money for 3 buses and additional technology needs
Adult Education - Allocation from TN Dept of Labor for critial needs to serve adult ESOL students
To correct Adult Education Grant to match to grant award amount
General Purpose School Line Item Transfers - Fund 141
Reallocate CTE salary expense for contracted teacher
Federal Projects Budget Amendments - Fund 142
Grants - To establish Math and Science Partnership grant budget for 2013-2014
Title I (101) to utilize funds more effectively
Grants - Redistribute funds in order to better spend remaining STEM Platform grant funds
SPED - To better expend funds for the federal grant 'Fundamental to Function: An Exciting Approach to Executive Functioning Skills'
Federal Project Line Item Transfers - Fund 142
SPED - To better expend funds for the Federal Paraprofessional Education Grant
Extended School Program Line Item Transfer - Fund 146
Extended School Program (SAC & LITPE)
Out-of-County & Overnight Trip Report
Grant Report
Other
Approval of Social Studies Textbook Adoption, K-12, as submitted.
Approval of addition of Dual Enrollment to be recognized as an elective focus to previously approved parameters of Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate programs, approved under local education agency according to TN State BOE High School Transition Policy on January 25, 2008.
Approval of the Hanover Research Agreement for one (1) sequential Grant Development Center, as submitted.
Approval to enter into contract with Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) - Livingston, Tennessee allowing high school students to attend classes held by TCAT at CHS & UHS from 01-14 through 06-14 in amount of $16,387.50 to be paid from 141-71300-399, Other Contracted Services. (GPS Fund)
Building Projects Discussion & Approval of Payments/Purchases
New Monterey High School Project Update
Proposed Change Orders (PCOs)
Proposed Change Order #46
Change Orders
Change Order #03
Payments
GEOServices, LLC - Knoxville, Tennessee for construction monitoring services
Rouse Construction Company - application #005
redChair: architects - Knoxville, Tennessee for Additional Services (100% complete)
redChair: architects: Knoxville, Tennessee for architectural services and reimbursable expenses
New Upperman Middle School Project Update
Proposed Change Orders (PCOs)
PCO #55 dated 03/07/14
Revised PCO #58 dated 02/28/14
PCO #63 dated 02/18/14
PCO #64 dated 03/04/14
PCO #65 dated 03/11/14
PCO #66 dated 03/11/14
PCO #67 dated 03/03/14
Change Orders
Change Order #05
Payments
GEOServices, LLC - Knoxville, Tennessee for construction monitoring services
redChair: architects - Knoxville, Tennessee for architectural services and reimbursable expenses
R.G. Anderson Company - Nashville, Tennessee --#007
Discussion/Presentation
Proposed Calendar Change utilizing unused stockpiled days
Adjournment
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