Board of Education to Meet on Wednesday, August 21

August 19, 2013
The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m., with public agenda items beginning at 2:30 p.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

12:30 p.m.:  1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum
1.1   Resolution for Today’s Closed Session (A)

2:30 p.m.: 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance (A)
2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A)

2:35 p.m.: 3.0 Public Comments

3:05 p.m.: 4.0 Board/Superintendent Comments

3:25 p.m.:  5.0 Office of Human Resources and Development
5.1 Monthly Report (A)
5.2 Appointment (A)

3:30 p.m.: 6.0 Consent Items

6.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More (A)#
6.2 Architectural Appointment – Bethesda-Chevy Chase MS #2 (A)#
6.3 Architectural Appointment – Seneca Valley HS Modernization (A)#
6.4 Award of Contract – Wheaton HS and Thomas Edison HS of Technology Modernization Site Package Phase I (A)#
6.5 Award of Contract – Piney Branch ES Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Phase II Project (A)#
6.6 Extension of Contract – Gymnasium Wood Floor Installation at Various Facilities (A)#
6.7 Extension of Contract – Restroom Renovation and Americans with Disabilities Act Upgrades at Various Locations (A)#
6.8 Preconstruction/Construction Management Site –School Security Initiative (A)#
6.9 Consultant Appointments – Environmental Studies for Various Projects (A)#
6.10 Candlewood ES – Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
6.11 Wheaton HS and Thomas Edison HS of Technology – Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
6.12 Wheaton HS and Thomas Edison HS of Technology – Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way II (A)#
6.13 Wheaton HS and Thomas Edison HS of Technology – Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way III (A)#

3:35 p.m.: 7.0 Preliminary Plans—Wayside ES Modernization Project (A)

3:45 p.m.: 8.0 FY 2013 Operating Budget Year-end Financial Report (D)

4:00 p.m.:  9.0 Items of Discussion
9.1 Readiness for Opening Schools (oral and video) (D)
9.2 Report on Harvard Public Education Leadership Project (PELP) Work (oral) (D)

4:45 p.m.: 10.0 Board of Education Items
10.1 Future Closed Session Resolution (A)
10.2 Report of Previous Closed Session (A)
10.3 Appeals (A)
10.4 Appointment of Citizen Member for Community Use of Public Facilities (A)
10.5 Committee Updates (I)
10.6 New Business

4:55 p.m.:  11.0 Items of Information (I)
11.1 Legal Fees Report
11.2 Construction Progress Report
11.3 Minority-, Female-, or Disabled-owned Business Procurement Year-to-Date Report for Fiscal Year 2013 through June 30, 2013

5:00 p.m.: 12.0 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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