Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, January 12

January 8, 2016

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, January 12, 2015, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. 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 African American History Month
2.4 National School Counseling Week

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 of Discussion
6.1 Briefing on the Report of the Cross-Agency Work Group on School Design Options

12 p.m.: 7.0 Lunch and Closed Session

1 p.m.: 8.0 Item of Discussion
8.1 Update on Partnerships

2 p.m.: 9.0 Items of Legislation
9.1 Recommended Positions

2:30 p.m.: 10.0 Consent Items #

10.1 Contracts of $25,000 or More
10.2 Contract Approval for Bid No. 4363.1, Computer Network Wireless Access Points, Switches, Routers, Cabling, Wiring, and Services—Extension
10.3 Contract Approval for Bid No. 9637.3, Fire Alarm Replacement at Various Locations—Extension
10.4 Acceptance of Arcola Elementary School Addition Project
10.5 Award of Contracts—Thomas Edison High School of Technology Revitalization/Expansion Project
10.6 Award of Contract—Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Reroofing Project
10.7 Award of Contracts—Wheaton Woods Elementary School Revitalization/Expansion Project
10.8 Preconstruction/Construction Management Services—North Bethesda Middle School Addition Project
10.9 Silver Spring International Middle School/Rosemary Hills Elementary School—Purple Line Right-of-Entry Agreement
10.10 Utilization of the Fiscal Year 2016 Provision for Future Supported Projects
10.11 Fiscal Year 2016 Second Quarter Category and Object Transfers Request
10.12 Recommended Fiscal Year 2016 Supplemental Appropriation for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers: Knight Time at Wheaton High School.

2:45 p.m.: 11.0 Items of Information
11.1 Construction Progress Report
11.2 Legal Fees Report
11.3 Update on Contract Awards for On-Call Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Services and On-Call Construction Services

2:50 p.m.: 12.0 Monthly Financial Report
12.1 Monthly Financial Report

3:10 p.m.: 13.0 Item of Discussion
13.1 Update on Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)

4:10 p.m.: 14.0 Board of Education Items
14.1 Future Closed Session Resolution
14.2 Report of Previous Closed Session
14.3 Informational Summary for December 8, 2015, Meeting
14.4 Informational Summary for December 14, 2015, Meeting
14.5 New Business
4:15 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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