Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, December 8

December 4, 2015

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the auditorium with the election of Board officers. Following the election, interim superintendent Larry Bowers will present his Fiscal year (FY) 2017 Operating Budget recommendation. The business meeting will resume at 11 a.m. in the Board room and will include a closed session from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The public portions 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 Call to Order in Auditorium

1.1 Acknowledgment of a Quorum

9:01 a.m.: 2.0 Election of Board Officers

2.1 Election of Board Officers

9:15 a.m.: 3.0 Operating Budget Presentation

3.1 FY 2017 Operating Budget Presentation

11 a.m.: 4.0 Call to Order of Business Meeting in Board Room (Room 114)

4.1 Acknowledgement of a Quorum
4.2 Pledge of Allegiance
4.3 Approval of the Agenda
4.4 National Inclusive Schools Week

11:05 a.m.: 5.0 Public Comments

11:35 a.m.: 6.0 2016-2017 School Calendar

6.1 2016-2017 School Calendar

12:30 p.m.: 7.0 Lunch and Closed Session

7.1 Resolution for Today’s Closed Session

1:30 p.m.: 8.0 Human Resources and Development

8.1 Monthly Report
8.2 Appointment

1:35 p.m.: 9.0 Board/Superintendent Comments
9.1 Board/Superintendent Comments
9.2 Board Committee Updates

2:05 p.m.: 10.0 Consent Items #
10.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More
10.2 Contract Approval for Bid No. 4114.5, Classroom Furniture—Extension
10.3 Contract Approval for Bid No. 7055.14, Purchase of School Buses—Extension
10.4 Contract Approval for Bid No. 7195.2, Computer Supplies—Extension
10.5 Acceptance of Clarksburg High School Addition Project
10.6 Architectural Appointment—Thomas W. Pyle Middle School Addition Project Feasibility Study
10.7 Award of Contracts—Brown Station Elementary School Revitalization/Expansion Project
10.8 Award of Contracts—Thomas Edison High School of Technology Revitalization/Expansion Project
10.9 Award of Contract—Albert Einstein High School Reroofing Project
10.10 Award of Contracts—Wayside Elementary School Revitalization/Expansion Project
10.11 Award of Contract—Walt Whitman High School Reroofing Project
10.12 Fiscal Year 2016 Supplemental Appropriation Request for Interim Solution—Shady Grove Transportation Depot Replacement at Carver Educational Services Center
10.13 Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2016 Provision for Future Supported Projects

2:10 p.m.: 11.0 Discussion/Action Item
11.1 Preliminary Plans Presentation—Diamond Elementary School Addition Project

2:25 p.m.: 12.0 Items of Information
12.1 Construction Progress Report
12.2 Legal Fees Report

 2:30 p.m.: 13.0 Monthly Financial Report
13.1 Monthly Financial Report

2:45 p.m.: 14.0 Discussion Item
14.1 Literacy Plan and Data Review
4:15 p.m.: 15.0 Board of Education Items
15.1 Future Closed Session Resolution
15.2 Report of Previous Closed Session
15.3 Calendar of Major Events for the Election of the 39th Student Member of the Board of Education
15.4 Informational Summary for the November 5, 2015, Meeting
15.5 Informational Summary for the November 9, 2015, Hearing
15.6 Informational Summary for the November 10, 2015, Meeting
15.7 Informational Summary for the November 12, 2015, Hearing
15.8 Informational Summary for the November 16, 2015, Meeting
15.9 New Business

4:25 p.m.: 16.0 Appointments to Board Committees
16.1 Fiscal Management Committee
16.2 Policy Management Committee
16.3 Special Populations Committee
16.4 Strategic Planning Committee
4:30 p.m.: 17.0 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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