Montgomery County Board of Education to Meet Tuesday, December 7

December 3, 2010
   The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, in the Board Meeting Room at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The public portion of the meeting begins at 10 a.m. The agenda, with attachments, can be viewed on the MCPS website.


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

9:00 a.m.: 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum
1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A)

10:00 a.m.: Election of Officers

10:15 a.m.: 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance (A)
2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A)
2.2 National Inclusive Schools Week (A)

10:30 a.m.: Public Comments

11:00 a.m.: Board/Superintendent Comments

11:15 a.m.: 2.3 Award of Contract – Superintendent Search Firm (A)#

11:45 a.m.: 3.0 2010 Annual Report on Our Call to Action: Pursuit of Excellence (D)

1:00 p.m.: Lunch and Closed Session

2:00 p.m.: 4.0 Facilities Assessment with Criteria and Testing (D)

2:30 p.m.: 5.0 Consent Items
5.1.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More (A)#
5.1.2 Contract Approval for Bid 7055.12, Purchase of School Buses (A)#
5.2.1 Acceptance of the East Silver Spring ES Addition Project (A)#
5.2.2 Acceptance of the Washington Grove ES Addition Project (A)#
5.2.3 Architectural Appointment – Wheaton HS Modernization Feasibility Study (A)#
5.2.4 Award of Contracts – Downcounty Consortium #29 ES
(McKenney Hills Center) Reopening (A)#
5.2.5 Preconstruction/Construction Management Services –
Darnestown ES Addition (A)#
5.2.6 James Hubert Blake HS – Grant of Utility Easement (A)#
5.2.7 John F. Kennedy HS – Grant of Utility Easement (A)#
5.2.8 Approval of College Gardens ES Relocatable Classrooms (D/A)#
5.3.1 Utilization of FY 2011 Provision for Future Supported Projects Funds (A)#

2:35 p.m.: 6.0 Monthly Human Resources and Development Report (A)

2:40 p.m.: 7.0 Monthly Financial Report (D)

2:45 p.m: 8.0 Board of Education Policies
8.1 Final Action, Policy IED, Framework and Structure of High School Education; Rescission, Policy IGA, High School Core Courses; and Rescission, Policy ISA. High School Graduation Requirements and Waiver of Four-year Enrollment Requirement for Graduation (D/A)
8.2 Final Action, Policy FKB, Modernization/Renovation (D/A)

3:45 p.m.: 9.0 Elementary Integrated Curriculum Framework (A)

4:30 p.m.: 10.0 Board of Education Items
10.1 Closed Session Resolution (A)
10.2 Report of Closed Sessions (A)
10.3 Calendar of Major Events for the Election of the 34th Student Member of the Board of Education (A)
10.4 Appointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee on Family Life and Human Development (A)
10.5 Appointments to Board Committees
        10.5.1 Fiscal Management (A)
        10.5.2 Strategic Planning (A)
        10.5.3 Policy (A)
        10.5.4 Communications and Public Engagement (A)
        10.5.5 Special Populations (A)
10.6 Minutes (October 25, 2010) (A)
10.7 Board Committee Updates (if needed) (D)
10.8 New Business

4:55 p.m.:  11.0 Items of Information (I)
11.1 Legal Fees Report
11.2 Construction Progress Report
11.3 Update on Contract Awards for On-Call Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Services and On-Call Construction Services

5:00 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

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