Board Agendas

  • 01/12/2017 - 5:30PM - Work Session
    Annie Merts Center
    200 White Street

     

    Attendees:
    Voting MembersPosition
    Elisa FerrellChair
    Walker McGinnisVice Chair
    Beth WilderBoard Member
    Michelle WatkinsBoard Member
    Pam HillBoard Member
    OtherPosition
    B.T. DrakeSuperintendent

    The Huntsville City Board of Education met in the boardroom on the above date at 5:33 p.m.. Members present were the President, Ms. Elisa Ferrell; Vice-President, Mr. Walker McGinnis; Ms. Beth Wilder; Ms. Michelle Watkins and Ms. Pam Hill. A quorum was present. Also present were the Superintendent, Mr. B.T. Drake; School Board Attorney, Mr. J.R. Brooks; members of the central office staff; and interested citizens.

    The meeting was called to order by the President and the Moment of Silent Reflection was led by the President. The bio for the Pledge was read by Ms. Wilder. Ms. Shanna Akery, gifted services teacher at Whitesburg P-8 led the Pledge of Allegiance.

    The motion to approve the celebrations and resolutions was made by Ms. Wilder, seconded by Ms. Hill, approved.

    There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

    • MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION
    • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Ms. Shanna Akery - teacher at Whitesburg P-8
    • CELEBRATIONS/RESOLUTIONS
    • WORK SESSION
      • Magnet Program Update
      • BLG/Discipline Report
      • Contract Amendment (Annual) - Pearson Education
      • Contract Summary - The Enrichment Center
      • Contract Summary - Cadence Bank Line of Credit Agreement
      • MOU between HCS ETV Dept. and Alabama Public Television
      • 2017-18 Calendar Correction
    • ACTION ITEMS
      • Approval of the December 15, 2016 Minutes
      • CONSENT AGENDA

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Consent Agenda consisting of:

        Gifts to Schools

        BIDS:

        New Bid #17-020 – Lamps & Ballasts – bid awarded to Graybar Electric Co., Inc. for an award total of $23,589.32.   

        New Bid #17-021 – Lighting Fixtures – bid awarded to Gexpro for an award total of $46,869.25.

        Renewal – New Bid #17-022 – Building Materials – bid renewed with Huntsville Hardware for an award total of $294,130.89. 

        Renewal – New Bid #17-023 – Fire Alarm Controls/Instruments – bid renewed with North American Video & Sound for an award total of $7,870.00 and Systems Technology Company of Alabama, Inc. for an award total of $6,395.00.

        New Bid #17-026 – Football Helmet Reconditioning – bid awarded to Riddell/All American for an award total of $27,300.00.

        SEPARATE VOTE ON GIFTS TO SCHOOLS AND BIDS:

        VOTE MOTIONED BY: BETH WILDER, VOTE SECONDED BY: WALKER MCGINNIS, APPROVED

        CONSTRUCTION ITEMS:

        Change Order #2 (final) to Woodward Construction – AA Theater project; a deduction to the contract on the amount of $12,493.75

        Change Order #1 – Woodward Construction for the Sonnie Hereford Elementary project; a deduction to the contract in the amount of $19,256.14

        MOTION TO APPROVE CONSTRUCTION ITEMS:

        VOTE MOTIONED BY: BETH WILDER, VOTE SECONDED BY: PAM HILL, APPROVED

         

        • Gifts to Schools
      • BIDS:
        • New Bid #17-020 - Lamps & Ballasts
        • New Bid #17-021 - Lighting Fixtures
        • Renewal - New Bid #17-022 - Building Materials
        • Renewal - New Bid #17-023 - Fire Alarm Controls/Instruments
        • New Bid #17-026 - Football Helmet Reconditioning
      • CONSTRUCTION ITEMS:
        • Change Order #2 (final) to Woodward Construction - AAA Theater project; a deduction to the contract in the amount of $12,493.75
        • Change Order #1 - Woodward Construction for the Sonnie Hereford Elementary project; a deduction to the contract in the amount of $19,256.14
    • NEW BUSINESS
      • Human Resources Report
        Vote Motioned By: Walker McGinnis
        Vote Seconded By: Beth Wilder
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Pam Hill: Yea
      • Contract Amendment (Annual) - Pearson Education
        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Walker McGinnis
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Pam Hill: Nay
      • Certification of Financial Statements and Bank Reconciliations - November 2016
        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Elisa Ferrell
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Pam Hill: Yea
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