Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, October 14

October 10, 2014

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 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, with related materials attached, can be found on the Board of Education’s BoardDocs site.

9 a.m.: 1.0 Closed Session Approval

1.1 Acknowledgment of a Quorum

1.2 Resolution for Today’s Closed Session


10 a.m.: 2.0 Opening of Meeting

2.1 Pledge of Allegiance

2.2 Approval of the Agenda

2.3 American Indian Heritage Day and Month

2.4 Montgomery County Public Schools Charity Campaign

2.5 National School Bus Safety Week


10:15 a.m.: 3.0 Human Resources and Development

3.1 Monthly Report


10:30 a.m.: 4.0 Public Comments


11 a.m.: 5.0 Board/Superintendent Comments

5.1 Board/Superintendent Comments

5.2 Board Committee Updates


11:35 a.m.: 6.0 Update on Enrollment and Capital Improvements Program


12:35 p.m.: 7.0 Lunch and Closed Session


1:35 p.m.: 8.0 Consent Items

8.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More

8.2 Change Order Over $100,000--Wheaton High School Revitalization/Expansion Project

8.3 Consultant Appointment--Civil Engineering Services for Artificial Turf Installation at Winston Churchill High School

8.4 Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2015 Provision for Future Supported Projects

8.5 Fiscal Year 2015 First Quarter Category and Object Transfers Request

8.6 Appointment of Trustee to Montgomery County Public Schools Retirement and Pension Systems Trust


1:50 p.m.: 9.0 Item for Action

9.1 Comprehensive Master Plan


2:35 p.m.: 10.0 Board of Education Policies for Tentative Action

10.1 Policy GHC: Salaries and Other Benefits of Professional Personnel

10.2 Policy GIH: Funding Other Postemployment Benefits


3:05 p.m.: 11.0 Items of Discussion

11.1 Career Readiness


4:05 p.m.: 12.0 Board of Education Items

12.1 Future Closed Session Resolution

12.2 Report of Previous Closed Session

12.3 Appeals

12.4 Minutes-August 21, 2014

12.5 New Business


4:10 p.m.: 13.0 Items of Information

13.1 Construction Progress Report

13.2 Legal Fees Report

13.3 Update on Contract Awards for On-Call Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Services and On-Call Construction Services


4:15 p.m.: 14.0 Adjournment

14.1 Adjournment


# 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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