Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, January 8

January 4, 2013
The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 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

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

10 a.m.: Pledge of Allegiance (A)
2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A)
2.2 African American History Month (A)
2.3 In Remembrance of Jody Leleck (A)
2.4 In Appreciation of Mr. James Robinson (A)

10:05 a.m.: Public Comments

10:35 a.m.: Board/Superintendent Comments (D)

11:05 a.m.: Update on Curriculum 2.0 and Math Implementation (D)

1 p.m.: Lunch and Closed Session

2 p.m.: Consent Items

4.1.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More (A)#
4.1.2 Contract Approval for Bid No. 183632, Local Telephone Services--Extension (A)#
4.1.3 Contract Approval for Bid No. 4114.4, Classroom Furniture--Extension (A)#
4.1.4 Contract Approval for Bid No. 7195.2, Computer Supplies (A)#
4.1.5 Contract Approval for Bid No. 9053.4, Playground Systems and Individual Pieces--Extension

4.2.1 Architectural Appointment--Downcounty consortium Elementary School Comprehensive Capacity Study (A)#
4.2.2 Award of Contracts--Bel Pre ES (A)#
4.2.3 Damascus HS--Request for School Booster Club to Fund Upgraded Scoreboard--Policy CNE (A)#
4.2.4 Tilden MS--Request for School Foundation to Raise Funds for Various Facility Improvements--Policy CNE

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

4.4.1 Amendments to the Montgomery County Public Schools Tax-Sheltered Savings Plan and Deferred Compensation Plan (A)#

2:05 p.m.: Non-Substantive Change on Policy BLB, Rules of Procedure in Appeals and Hearings (A)

2:35 p.m.: Delegation of Authority—Administration of Before and After School Child Care Programs (D/A)

3 p.m.: Office of Human Resources and Development
7.1 Monthly Report (A)
7.2 Appointment (A)

3:05 p.m.:  Monthly Financial Report (D)

3:25 p.m.:  Implementation of Federal and Maryland Laws and Regulations (D)

4:25 p.m.: Board of Education Items
10.1 Closed Session Resolution (A)
10.2 Report of Previous Closed Session (A)
10.3 Minutes (A)
10.4 Appeals
10.5 Board Committee Updates (If Needed) (D)
10.6 New Business (D)

4:30p.m.:  Items of Information (I)
11.1 Legal Fees Report
11.2 Construction Progress Report

4:35 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 followed.

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