Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, December 11

December 7, 2012
The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m., with public agenda items beginning at 10 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 agenda, with links to related materials, can be found on the
Board of Education website.

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

8:30 a.m.:  Acknowledgment of a Quorum
1.1   Resolution for Today’s Closed Session (A)

10 a.m.: Election of Officers

10:15 a.m.: 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 a.m.: Board/Superintendent Comments

11:15 a.m.: FY 2014 Operating Budget Presentation (D)

12:45 p.m.: Lunch and Closed Session

1:45 p.m.: Consent Items

4.1.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More (A)#
4.1.2 Contract Approval for Bid No. 1083.4, Professional Services (A)#
4.1.3 Contract Approval for Bid No. 7055.14, Purchase of School Buses (A)#
4.1.4 Approval of Contracts for Interactive Classroom Technology Systems (A)#

4.2.1 Acceptance of Garrett Park ES Modernization Project (A)#
4.2.2 Acceptance of Ridgeview MS Improvements Project (A)#
4.2.3 Consultant Appointment--Civil Engineering Services for Artificial Turf
Installation at Thomas S. Wootton HS (A)#
4.2.4 Westbrook ES--Request for Friends of Westbrook School
Foundation, Inc. to Fund Various Facility Improvements During
Addition Project--Policy CNE (A)#
4.2.5 Bel Pre ES--Conservation Deed of Easement (A)#
4.2.6 Laytonsville ES--Grant of Right-of-Way (A)#
4.2.7 Approval of Contract--Emory Grove Holding Center
Improvements Project (A)#

4.3.1 Appointment of Trustee to MCPS Employees’ Retirement and
Pension Systems Trust (A)#

1:50 p.m.: Office of Human Resources and Development
5.1 Monthly Report (A)
5.2 Appointment (A)

2:00 p.m.:  Monthly Financial Report (D)

2:15 p.m.:  Seven Keys to College and Career Readiness Update/Discussion of
Annual Report (D)

4:15 p.m.: Board of Education Items
8.1 Future Closed Session Resolution (A)
8.2 Report of Previous Closed Session (A)
8.3 Calendar of Major Events for the Election of the 36th Student
Member of the Board of Education (A)
8.4 Appointments to Board Committees
8.4.1 Fiscal Management (A)
8.4.2 Strategic Planning (A)
8.4.3 Policy (A)
8.4.4 Communications and Public Engagement (A)
8.4.5 Special Populations (A)
8.5 Minutes (September 13, September 27, October 9, October 11,
October 22, October 25, November 12, and November 15, 2012)
8.6 Board Committee Updates (if needed) (D)
8.7 New Business

4:25 p.m.:  Items of Information (I)
9.1 Legal Fees Report
9.2 Construction Progress Report
9.3 Update on Contract Awards for On-Call Heating, Ventilation, and Air
Conditioning Replacement Services and On-Call Construction

4:30 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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