Board Agendas

  • 02/25/2021 - 5:30PM - Board Meeting - (Postponed from Feb. 23, 2021)

    Character Word for February: Courtesy

    The meeting was called to order by the President at 5:30 p.m. The Board President, Ms. Elisa Ferrell; Vice President, Mr. Walker McGinnis; Mr. Carlos Mathews; Ms. Beth Wilder and Ms. Michelle Watkins were present for the meeting. A quorum was present. Also present were the Superintendent, Ms. Christie Finley and the School Board Attorney, Mr. Chris Pape.

    The Moment of Silent Reflection was led by the President. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mr. Billy Priest. 

    The following motion was made by Ms. Wilder: I move that the Board go into executive session to discuss the general reputation and character of an individual, Mr. Mathews seconded, approved. In addition to the motion, second, and vote to go into executive session, the following will be made a part of the minutes as received from the school attorney, Chris Pape: I am familiar with the reasons for the proposed executive session and it is my opinion that the pending litigation exception in the Open Meetings Act applies to the planned discussion during the executive session.

    Ms. Ferrell stated, the Board will not reconvene.  No action will be taken, and the Board will end the meeting immediately following the end of the executive session.  

    • MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION
    • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
    • SPECIAL WORK SESSION
      • FuelEd Amended Contract
      • Highlands Elementary School - Construction Contract Roof Replacement
      • Assignment Agreement
    • ACTION ITEMS
      • Approval of the January 19, 2021 Board Meeting and February 9, 2021 Work Session Minutes

        The January 19, 2021 Board Meeting and February 9, 2021 Work Session minutes were accepted as presented.

      • CONSENT AGENDA

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Consent Agenda consisting of Gifts to Schools.

        Vote Motioned By: Carlos Mathews
        Vote Seconded By: Beth Wilder
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
        • Gifts to Schools
    • NEW BUSINESS
      • Professional Services Agreement Report

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Professional Services Agreement Report.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Human Resources Report

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Human Resources Report. 

        Vote Motioned By: Carlos Mathews
        Vote Seconded By: Beth Wilder
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Highlands Elementary School - Construction Contract Roof Replacement

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Agreement between Owner and Architect (Stephen Ward & Associates, Inc.) for Highlands Elementary School Roof Replacement. The tentative amount for the Cost of Work is $1,800,000.00.

        Vote Motioned By: Walker McGinnis
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Jemison High School Owner/Architect Agreement

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Agreement between Owner and Architect (Chapman Sisson Architects) for Jemison High School – Miscellaneous work. The tentative amount for the Cost of Work is $4,000,000.00.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Columbia High School Owner/Architect Agreement

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Agreement between Owner and Architect (Nola/Van Peursem Architects, P. C.) for Columbia High School – Miscellaneous work. The tentative amount for the Cost of Work is $7,200,000.00.

        Vote Motioned By: Carlos Mathews
        Vote Seconded By: Beth Wilder
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) for the Focus Groups between Huntsville City Board of Education and The Schools Foundation, Inc. (TSF)

        The Superintendent recommended the approval of the Memorandum of Understanding by and between the Huntsville City Board of Education and The Schools Foundation, Inc. (TSF) effect until August 1, 2021.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Certification of Financial Statements & Bank Reconciliations - November, 2020

        Based on the Certification of Financial Statements certified by the Chief Financial Officer, the Superintendent recommended for audit the General-Purpose Financial Statements, including the Balance Sheet and Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund Balance, as of and for the month ended November 30, 2020.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Certification of Financial Statements & Bank Reconciliations - December, 2020

        Based on the Certification of Financial Statements certified by the Chief Financial Officer, the Superintendent recommended for audit the General-Purpose Financial Statements, including the Balance Sheet and Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund Balance, as of and for the month ended December 31, 2020.

        Vote Motioned By: Walker McGinnis
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Find My School Software Renewal 2021

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Find My School Renewal Contract between the Huntsville City Board of Education and Geographic Information Solutions (GIS), LLC in the amount of $4,250.00.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Vector Solutions SafeSchools Agreement

        The Superintendent recommended approval of Vector Solutions SafeSchools Training in the amount of $8,822.84.

        Vote Motioned By: Walker McGinnis
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • FuelEd Amended Contract

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Online Educational Products and Services Order FuelEd First Amendment Contract by and between the Huntsville City Board of Education in the amount of $1,000,000.00.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • New Policy #2.10 - Superintendent Advisory Committee

        The Superintendent recommended approval of New Policy #2.10 – Superintendent Advisory Committee.

        Vote Motioned By: Carlos Mathews
        Vote Seconded By: Beth Wilder
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • New Policy #4.19 - Prohibition on Aiding and Abetting Sexual Abuse

        The Superintendent recommended approval of New Policy #4.19 – Prohibition of Aiding and Abetting Sexual Abuse.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Walker McGinnis
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Revised Policy #5.12.1 - Unlawful Discrimination Prohibited

        The Superintendent recommended approval of Revised Policy #5.12.1 – Unlawful Discrimination Prohibited.

        Vote Motioned By: Walker McGinnis
        Vote Seconded By: Carlos Mathews
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • eRate 360 Solutions Processing Contract - (Updated Contract Dates)

        The Superintendent recommended the approval of the (Updated Contract Dates) for E-Rate Forms Processing by and between the Huntsville City Board of Education and eRate360 Solutions.

        Vote Motioned By: Walker McGinnis
        Vote Seconded By: Beth Wilder
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
      • Assignment Agreement

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Assignment of Purchase and Sale Agreement with 15 & Counting, LLC.

        Vote Motioned By: Carlos Mathews
        Vote Seconded By: Walker McGinnis
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Carlos Mathews: Yea
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