Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, October 13

October 9, 2015

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 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 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 National School Bus Safety Week

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

3.1 Monthly Report

10:15 a.m.: 4.0 Public Comments

10:45 a.m.: 5.0 Board/Superintendent Comments

5.1 Board/Superintendent Comments
5.2 Board Committee Updates

11:15 a.m.: 6.0 Item for Discussion

6.1 Update on Enrollment and Capital Improvements Program

12:15 p.m.: 7.0 Lunch and Closed Session

1:15 p.m.: 8.0 Consent Items #

8.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More
8.2 Award of Contract—Site Modifications at Emory Grove Holding Center
8.3 Concord Center—Short-term Leases
8.4 Fiscal Year 2016 First Quarter Category and Object Transfers Request
8.5 Recommended Fiscal Year 2016 Supplemental Appropriation for the Federal Prekindergarten Expansion Grant
8.6 Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2016 Provision for Future Supported Projects

1:20 p.m.: 9.0 Items of Information

9.1 Legal Fees Report
9.2 Construction Progress Report
9.3 Update on Contract Awards for On-Call Heating, Ventiliation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Services and On-Call Construction Services.

1:30 p.m.: 10.0 Preliminary Plans

10.1 Preliminary Plans Presentation—Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Addition Project
10.2 Preliminary Plans Presentation—Kensington-Parkwood Elementary School Addition Project

2:10 p.m.: 11.0 Discussion/Action Items

11.1 Final Approval of the Comprehensive Master Plan and Discussion about MCPS Resources and Staffing

2:55 p.m.: 12.0 Items of Discussion

12.1 Update on External Review of Special Education Processes and Services 

4:25 p.m.: 13.0 2016 Legislative Platform

13.1 2016 Legislative Platform

5:10 p.m.: 14.0 Board of Education Items

14.1 Future Closed Session Resolution
14.2 Report of Previous Closed Session
14.3 Minutes - September 17, 2015, Meeting
14.4 Informational Summary for the September 21, 2015, Meeting
14.5 New Business

5:15 p.m.: 15.0 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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