Board of Education to Meet on Thursday, August 23

August 21, 2012
The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Dr. in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., with public agenda items beginning at 11:30 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 version of the agenda with links to supporting documents can be found here.

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

9:00 a.m.: Acknowledgment of a Quorum
1.1 Resolution for Today’s Closed Session (A)

11:30 a.m.: Pledge of Allegiance
2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A)

11:35 a.m.: Public Comments

12:05 p.m.: Board/Superintendent Comments

12:15 p.m.: Consent Items
3.1.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More (A)#

3.2.1 Clarksburg HS and Clarksburg Transportation Depot—Shawnee Lane Improvements (A)#
3.2.2 South Lake ES—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
3.2.3 Strathmore ES—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#
3.2.4 Tilden Holding Center—Grant of Easement and Right-of-Way (A)#

3.3.1 Utilization of Fiscal Year 2013 Provision for Future Supported Projects (A)#

12:20 p.m.: Office of Human Resources and Development Monthly Report (A)
4.2 Appointment

12:30 p.m.: 2012-2016 Subdivision Staging Policy (D/A)

1:00 p.m.: Readiness for Opening Schools (D)

1:15 p.m.: Report on Harvard Public Education Leadership Project (PELP) Work (D)

1:30 p.m.: Board of Education Items
8.1 Future Closed Session Resolution (A)
8.2 Report of Previous Closed Session (A)
8.3 Minutes (May 8, May 21, June 11, June 14, and June 20, 2012) (A)
8.4 Appeals (A)
8.5 Committee Updates (I)
8.6 New Business (I)

1:40 p.m.: Items of Information (I)
9.1 Legal Fees Report
9.2 Construction Progress Report
9.3 Minority-, Female-, or Disabled-owned Business Procurement Year-to-Date report for Fiscal Year 2012 through June 30, 2012

1:45 p.m.: Adjournment and Lunch(A)

2:15 p.m.: Work Session on Strategic Plan Guiding Tenets

# 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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