Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, September 8

September 4, 2015

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 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, with related materials attached, can be found on the Board of Education’s BoardDocs site.

8:30 a.m.: 1.0 Closed Session Approval

1.1 Acknowledgment of 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 Hispanic Heritage Month—September 15 through October 15, 2015

10:05 a.m.: 3.0 Human Resources and Development

3.1 Monthly Report

10:10 a.m.: 4.0 Public Comments

10:40 a.m.: 5.0 Board/Superintendent Comments

5.1 Board/Superintendent Comments
5.2 Board Committee Updates

11:10 a.m.: 6.0 Item for Discussion

6.1 Oral Update on the Opening of Schools

11:40 a.m.: 7.0 Items of Action

7.1 Tentative Action: Policy IKA, Grading and Reporting
7.2 Tentative Action: Policy IDA, School Year Calendar

12:30 p.m.: 8.0 Lunch and Closed Session

1:30 p.m.: 9.0 Consent Items #

9.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More
9.2 Consultant Appointment—Civil Engineering Services for Artificial Turf Installation at Somerset Elementary School
9.3 Consultant Appointments—Environmental Studies for Various Projects Extension
9.4 Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2015 Provision for Future Supported Projects
9.5 Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2016 Provision for Future Supported Projects
9.6 Fiscal Year 2016 Supplemental Appropriation Request for Technology Modernization

1:35 p.m.: 10.0 Items of Information

10.1 Legal Fees Report
10.2 Construction Progress Report

1:40 p.m.: 11.0 Item for Discussion/Action

11.1 Preliminary Plans Presentation—North Bethesda Middle School Addition Project
11.2 Preliminary Plans Presentation—Richard Montgomery Cluster Elementary School #5 (Hungerford Park Site) Project

2:20 p.m.: 12.0 Item for Discussion

12.1 Teacher Workforce Diversity Initiative Update

3:55 p.m.: 13.0 Board of Education Items

13.1 Future Closed Session Resolution
13.2 Report of Previous Closed Session
13.3 Minutes for the July 27, 2015, Work Session
13.4 Informational Summary for the August 20, 2015, Meeting
13.5 New Business

4 p.m.: 14.0 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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