Board Meeting Notes

November 30, 2006

 

Mrs. Sue Helms, president, called the meeting of the Madison City Board of Education to order at 5:00 P.M. in the board room at the Teacher Resource Center and Central Office.

 

A Madison resident asked that Board to review each candidates for superintendentís experience in grant and foundation writing.

 

Mrs. Mary Long, Director of Instruction and Dr. Clara Toney, Resource Specialist in the Instruction Department, presented certificates of recognition, on behalf of the Board, to Mrs. Patty Piro and Mrs. Cindy Davis. Both counselors were named State Secondary and Elementary Counselor of the Year respectively by the State Counselors Association. 

Dr. Julie Finley, assistant principal at Bob Jones High School, and Mr. Kent Chambers, athletic director at Bob Jones High School, presented the Bob Jones High School Team G.P.A. Banner to the Girls Cross Country Team and their Coach, Mr. Robyn Gaines, for having the highest G.P.A. (92.17) among fall sports groups at Bob Jones High School.

 

The Board approved minutes from the meeting held on November 21, 2006. The Board also approved the following new policies: GBIA: Evaluation Deferment for Teachers Pursuing National Board for Professional Teaching Certification and GBRGA: Clinics, Camps, or Similar Activities on School System Property; the revision of the following policy: JGH: Food Service/Child Nutrition Program; to reject Bid #2007-01, Dishwashing Supplies & Service due to the fact that the bid was non-competitive; architectural services of Daniel C. Osborn & Associates to renovate the office at Liberty Middle and enclose the hallway to the gym at Discovery Middle schools; architectural services of Daniel C. Osborn & Associates to rework the supply water and waste water lines at Madison Elementary, renovations will occur in the 1936 building, the north hall, and the west addition to the building; change Order #4 for Roof Replace, Repair, Modifications, Discovery Middle, Horizon Elementary, Madison Elementary, and West Madison Elementary schools in the DECREASED amount of $12,938.02; and change Order #5 for Roof Replace, Repair, Modifications, Discovery Middle, Horizon Elementary, Madison Elementary, and West Madison Elementary schools (This change order adds 163 days to the contract); the architectural services of Daniel C. Osborn & Associates for bleachers at Bob Jones High School; the October 2006 financial statements and personnel actions.

 

The Board openly discussed their thoughts about each candidate. The Board also selected three candidates to call back for a second interview, Dr. Dee Fowler, Dr. Mark Edwards, and Dr. Harold Dodge. Each candidate will interview for one hour on December 13, 2006 at 5:00 P.M.

 

Mrs. Helms stated that Board members would be attending the Alabama Association of School Boards conference to be held on December 7-9, 2006 in Hoover, Alabama.