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  KNOX COUNTY
BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
 
 
     
Evetty Satterfield Jennifer Owen Tony Norman
 First District  Second District  Third District
     
Virginia Babb Susan Horn Terry Hill
Fourth District, Vice Chair Fifth District, Chair Sixth District
     
Patti Lou Bounds Mike McMillan Kristi Kristy
Seventh District Eighth District Ninth District
     
Bob Thomas   Noah Kelley
Superintendent   Student Representative
     
     
     
     




















REGULAR SESSION
OF THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

CITY-COUNTY BUILDING, MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM
400 MAIN STREET, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE 37902
DECEMBER 11, 2019
5:00 P.M.

 
AGENDA
 
 
             
1.   Moment of Silence followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag 
 
2.   Announcements
 
3.   Changes to the Agenda
 
4.   Approval of the Agenda
 
5.   Consent Agenda
 
A.   Payment of Bills
 
B.   Approve Minutes of Meetings
  • October 30, 2019 Quarterly Work Session
  • November 6, 2019 Work Session
  • November 13, 2019 Regular Session
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C.   Items/Contracts:
 
1.   Approve Retainer Agreement with Millsaps Gowan Government Relations for provision of governmental consulting services to the Coalition of Large Area School Systems (CLASS) for the term of January 1 through December 31, 2020 at a cost of $37,500.00 using general purpose funds Click to View
 
2.   Approve 2019 State of Tennessee Department of Education Local Education Agency (LEA) Compliance Report Click to View
 
3.   Approve letter of request from Rural Metro to improve property at 1100 East Governor John Sevier Highway to create a training facility for use by Knox County Schools and Rural Metro at no cost to Knox County Schools Click to View
 
4.   Approve ACT State Testing Program agreement for Spring 2020 administration of the ACT at a cost of $37.00 per student using Basic Education Program (BEP) funds Click to View
 
5.   Approve Tennessee Board of Regents Community College Dual Credit Conditions and Agreement with Pellissippi State Community College for the 2019-2020 Academic Year which may be renewed annually for a maximum of five (5) years Click to View
 
6.   Approve Dual Enrollment Agreement with Roane State Community College for the period of Spring 2020 through Fall 2024 Click to View
 
7.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with East Tennessee Children's Hospital Association, Inc. for provision of evacuation or relocation facilities between ETCH and Fort Sanders Educational Development Center in the event of emergency situations or exigent circumstances Click to View
 
8.   Approve form agreement with Bridgewater Place to allow school administrators the authority to approve agreement for event venue and related services with said form, renewable each year for a maximum of five (5) years Click to View
 
9.   Approve agreements with Winter Guard International, Inc. (WGI) for Hardin Valley Academy to allow their competition in 2020 WGI-sanctioned events Click to View
 
10.   Approve agreement with Music Theatre International for a dramatic performing rights license for Into the Woods Junior for Holston Middle School at an approximate cost of $1,000.00 using funds generated by ad sales and internal school funds Click to View
 
D.   Approve Intragovernmental Memorandum of Understanding with Knox County Commission and the Knox County Mayor to relocate the Knox County Schools Central Office to the TVA East Tower - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
6.   Board Policies
 
A.   Approve second reading of new Knox County Board of Education Policy C-220 "Automated External Defibrillator" - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
B.   Approve second reading of new Knox County Board of Education Policy C-230 "Bus Photograph/Video Retention and Viewing" - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
C.   Approve second reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy I-370 "Graduation Requirements" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
D.   Approve second reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy I-441 "Wellness Policy - Physical Activity" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
E.   Approve second reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy I-450 "Public Charter Schools" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
F.   Approve second reading of Knox County Board of Education Policy J-580 "Student Suicide Prevention" as amended - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
G.   Approve first reading of new Knox County Board of Education Policy C-231 "Surveillance Photograph/Video Retention and Viewing" - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
H.   Approve first reading of new Knox County Board of Education Policy J-171 "Released Time Religious Instruction" - Discussed at Policy Review Click to View
 
7.   Grants
 
A.   Approve East Tennessee Foundation Youth Endowment Fund grant in the amount of $10,000.00 designated to staff and parent training to combat the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve Memorandum of Understanding with The University of Tennessee for the Get Fruved Project and receipt of $2,500.00 grant award for each participating school during the 2019-2020 school year - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve ExxonMobil Foundation Volunteer Grant in the amount of $500.00 for Karns Middle School on behalf of volunteer William Rinke - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
D.   Approve donation from Northshore Elementary School PTA in the amount of $48,780.00 designated for the purchase and installation of synthetic turf playground surfacing at Northshore Elementary School - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
E.   Approve Walmart Community Grant in the amount of $5,000.00 for West Valley Middle School to be used for portable flooring for dance class - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
8.   Contracts
 
A.   Approve contract with Johnson Architecture, Inc. in the amount of $893,000.00 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of a new Adrian Burnett Elementary School - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve contract with Baseline Sports Construction, LLC for tennis court services not to exceed funds allocated in the General Purpose and Capital Plan budgets for the term January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 which may be extended for four (4) additional years, one (1) year at a time, for a total of five years (Bid 2892) - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve contracts with East Tennessee Fence Company and Stanley Fencing and Landscaping, Inc. for fencing services not to exceed funds allocated in the General Purpose and Capital Plan budgets for the term of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 which may be extended for four (4) additional years, one (1) year at a time for a total of five (5) years (Bid 2898) - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
9.   Regular Agenda Items
 
A.   Approve Fiscal Year 2019 School Nutrition close-out entries of Fund Balance Designation in the amount of $1,026,800.00 and Budget Line-Item Transfer of $80,000.00 (budget neutral) - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
B.   Approve purchase of property located at 4511 Brown Gap Road at a cost of $225,000.00 using Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
C.   Approve purchase of property located at 510 Georgia Avenue and 512 Georgia Avenue at a total cost of $46,000.00 using Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Plan funds - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
D.   Approve proposal to replace the unusable softball facility at Bearden High School at an approximate cost of $360,000.00 using savings remaining from Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Plan projects - Recommended by Superintendent Click to View
 
10.   Public Forum
Anyone wishing to speak to the Board during Public Forum must sign up by calling the Board of Education Office at 865-594-1630 no later than 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the scheduled meeting or by speaking with the Board Vice Chair in person prior to the start of the meeting. This Public Forum is open to any educational topic.
 

    

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