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OPSB Business Board Meeting Minutes May 15, 2012

ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD BOARD BUSINESS MEETING McDonogh #35 High School 1331 Kerlerec Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70116 May 15, 2012 5:00pm The Orleans Parish School Board convened for a Board Business Meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in the Auditorium of McDonogh #35 High School, 1331 Kerlerec St., New Orleans, LA. Mr. Thomas Robichaux, Board President, called the meeting to order at 6:01 PM. Board Roll Call: Mr. Ira Thomas, present; Mrs. Cynthia Cade, present; Mr. Brett Bonin, present; Mrs. Lourdes Moran, present; Mr. Seth Bloom, present; Mr. Woody Koppel, present; Mr. Thomas Robichaux, present; Mr. Seth Bloom, present. Mr. Darryl Kilbert, Superintendent, present; Mr. Edward Morris, General Counsel, absent; in the absence of Mr. Morris, Kathy Moss, Deputy General Counsel served as parliamentarian. An audio recording of the meeting is available in the Board Office. Mr. Thomas Robichaux led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA Additions, Modifications or Deletions •

There was one addition to the agenda regarding a presentation from the Service Employees International Union. Motion to amend the agenda was made by Ira Thomas and seconded by Seth Bloom. The motion passed unanimously. Motion to approve the agenda as amended was made by Ira Thomas and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed unanimously.

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CONSIDERATION OF MINUTES o April 12, 2012 Accountability Committee Meeting o April 12, 2012 Property Committee Meeting o April 12, 2012 Budget & Finance Committee Meeting o April 17, 2012 Regular Business Board Meeting •

Motion to adopt minutes of the following meetings: April 12, 2012 Committee meetings and April 17, 2012 Board meeting was made by Woody Koppel, seconded by Ira Thomas. Motion passed unanimously.

SUPERINTENDENT’S AGENDA Presentation(s) o District Student of the Year Finalist o District / Regional Teacher of the Year Finalist o Architecture, Construction & Engineering (ACE) Mentorship Program •

Human Resources/Personnel (action items) o Approval of Routine Personnel Actions: Appointments of Certified and Classified Personnel o Approval of Routine Personnel Actions RECOMMENDATION OF THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT CERTIFICATED PERSONNEL CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL TRANSFERS

NAME Griffin, Patricia

WORK LOCATION Curriculum & Instruction

LEAVES OF ABSENCE JOB TITLE Secretary

TYPE OF LEAVE Sick

START DATE

END DATE

04/24/12

06/18/12

RETURN FROM LEAVE 2


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Reese, Wayne Roberts, Sandra

FROM Mitchell, Connie

WORK LOCATION

JOB TITLE

TYPE OF LEAVE

RETURN DATE

McDonogh #35 Franklin Elementary

Secondary Teacher Elementary Teacher

Sick FMLA

05/07/12 03/30/12

TO Labat, Connie

NAME Telleria, Edgar Wilkins, Sandra

NAME CHANGE WORK REASON LOCATION Social Security Card name change

Easton Charter

JOB TITLE Interventionist

EFFECTIVE DATE 04/19/12

SEPARATION/END OF TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT/RESIGNATION WORK JOB TITLE REASON EFFECTIVE DATE LOCATION McMain

Security Counselor

McDonogh #35

Special Education Teacher

Violation of Board Policy Service Retirement

05/15/12 05/14/12

Motion to approve the Human Resources personnel action items was made by Lourdes Moran and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed. COMMITTEE REPORTS/RECOMMENDATIONS/ACTION ITEMS: 1. Board member Brett Bonin presented the May 10, 2012 Accountability Committee report on the following: Item(s) forwarded to the full Board with recommendations: o Textbook Adoption o Calendar at a Glance o Tech Plan 2012-15 Approval Informational item(s): o Encore Academy Update & Operating Agreement Status o Transfer of Schools Committee o Request for Applications (RFA) Timeline for Type 1 Charter Schools o Blending of ADEP & McDonogh 35 School Year 2012-2013 Presentation(s): 3


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o District Student of the Year Finalist o District / Regional Teacher of the Year Finalist o Architecture, Construction & Engineering (ACE) Mentorship Program Report(s): o Academic Programs 2. Board member Woody Koppel presented the May 10, 2012 Property Committee report on the following: Informational items: o Extension of the contract with Thoreen Advisory Group RE: The Appraisal of Surplus Properties o Renovations and Repairs to Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Report(s): o Renovations and Repairs to Benjamin Franklin Senior High School 3. Board member Seth Bloom presented the May10, 2012 Legal and Legislative Committee report on the following: Item(s) forwarded to the full Board with recommendation: o Approval to Notify Employees of Reasonable Assurance of Employment for the 2012-2013 Academic Year 4. Board member Cynthia Cade presented the May 10, 2012 Policy Committee report on the following: OPSB Policies – Second Reading o E522-Computer and Internet Use for Employees (amendment to current policy) o I809- Computer Access and Use for Students (amendment to current policy) OPSB Policies – First Reading o E530 – Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program (amendment to current policy) - To be considered at June Policy meeting o B213 – Minutes of the Board Meetings (amendment to current policy) - To be considered at June Policy meeting 5. Board member Lourdes Moran presented the May 10, 2012 Budget and Finance Committee report on the following: Item(s) forwarded to the full Board with recommendation: 4


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o Capital Projects Amendment Approval on the purchase of property at Seine Drive-Algiers Place o Request for New Market Tax Credit Consultants o Creation of “Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools” and Appointment o Salary Recommendation – Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools Items forwarded to the full board as CONSENT AGENDA: A. 1. Apple iPad2 Computers & Accessories for Various Schools 2. Renewal of Application Service Provider for Oracle 11i Business Suite 3. Third Party Contractor, Title I Services for Non-Public Schools 4. Third Party Contractor, Title II Services for Non-Public Schools 5. Amend Third Party Contract to Provide Title I Supplemental Educational Services for Eligible Students Enrolled in Private Schools 6. Amend Third Party Contract to Provide Title II Supplemental Educational Services for Eligible Students Enrolled in Private Schools 7. Renovations and Repairs to Benjamin Franklin Senior High School B. 1. Renewal of MAI Real Estate Appraisal Services MAI - General Appraisal Member of the Appraisal Institute (formerly Member Appraisal Institute) Report(s): o Monthly Financial Report, April 30, 2012 Informational item(s): o Millage Roll Forward Motion to adopt the Consent Agenda items was made by Lourdes Moran, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed unanimously.

ACTION ITEMS/RESOLUTIONS The Orleans Parish Board is asked to act upon the following action items: •

Action Item No. 1: Nomination and Appointment of Interim Superintendent 5


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Motion to defer the vote on the Appointment of Interim Superintendent was made by Cynthia Cade, and seconded by Ira Thomas. The motion failed. A roll call vote was requested: Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS

Yes Abstained No No 2 4 0 1

Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

Yes No No

Motion to nominate Stan Smith on the Appointment of Interim Superintendent was made by Brett Bonin, and seconded by Lourdes Moran. The motion passed. A roll call vote was requested: Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS •

Abstained Yes Yes Yes 5 0 0 2

Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

Abstained Yes Yes

Action Item No. 2: Creation of “Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools” and Appointment Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board 1) creates the position of Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools; 2) approves the recommended qualifications and duties for said position; and, 3) appoints the current Executive Director of Charter Schools, Kathleen Padian, to said position.

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Motion to defer the vote on the Creation of “Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools” and Appointment was made by Cynthia Cade, and seconded by Ira Thomas. The motion was defeated. A roll call vote was requested: Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS •

Yes Yes No No 3 4 0 0

Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

Yes No No

Motion to approve the Creation of “Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools” and Appointment was made by Woody Koppel, and seconded by Seth Bloom. The motion passed. A roll call vote was requested: Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS

No No Yes Yes 4 3 0 0

Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

No Yes Yes

Action Item No. 3: Salary Recommendation – Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board fixes the salary for the position of Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools in the amount of $145,000.00. Motion to approve Salary Recommendation – Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools was made by Woody Koppel and seconded by Seth Bloom. 7


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The motion passed. A roll call vote was requested: Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS •

No No Yes Yes 4 3 0 0

Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

No Yes Yes

Action Item No 4. Resolution 10-12 Millage Roll Forward No. 1 Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School adopts Resolution 10-12 a resolution setting forth and designating the adjusted millage rate on all the property subject to taxation in Orleans Parish, State of Louisiana. Motion to adopt Resolution 10-12 Millage Roll Forward No. 1 was made by Woody Koppel, and seconded by Seth Bloom. The motion passed. A roll call vote was requested: Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS

No Yes Yes Yes 5 2 0 0

Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

No Yes Yes

Action Item No. 5: Resolution 11-12 Millage Roll Forward No. 2 Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board adopts Resolution 11-12 a resolution setting forth and designating the adjusted millage rate and the increased millage rate on all the property subject to taxation in Orleans Parish, State of Louisiana. Motion to adopt Resolution 11-12 Millage Roll Forward No. 2 was made by Lourdes Moran, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed. 8


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A roll call vote was requested: Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS ABSTENTIONS •

No Yes Yes Yes 5 2 0 0 0

Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

No Yes Yes

Action Item No. 6: Approval to Notify Employees of Reasonable Assurance of Employment for the 2012-2013 Academic Year Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves the dissemination of a letter of reasonable assurance of employment to each employee covered under R.S. 23:1600. (Prototype Attached) Motion to approve the Notification to Employees of Reasonable Assurance of Employment for the 2012-2013 Academic Year was made by Lourdes Moran, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed unanimously.

Action Item No. 7: Textbook Adoption Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approve the purchase of Music textbooks for the 2012-2013 school year from the listed suppliers at a cost not to exceed $ 2369.48 dollars. The cost of $2606.42 includes a 10% shipping cost. Motion to approve the Textbook Adoption was made by Seth Bloom, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed unanimously.

Action Item No. 8: Calendar at a Glance Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves the 2012-13 At a Glance Calendar. Motion to approve the Calendar at a Glance was made by Woody Koppel, and seconded by Brett Bonin. The motion passed unanimously.

Action Item No. 9: Tech Plan 2012-15 Approval 9


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Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves the revisions to the OPSB Tech Plan Approval. Motion to approve the Tech Plan 2012-15 was made by Woody Koppel, and seconded by Brett Bonin. The motion passed unanimously. •

Action Item No. 10: Adoption of Amended Policy E522 Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board adopts amended policy E522-Computer and Internet Use for Employees (amendment to current policy) Motion to defer action item 10 was made by Lourdes Moran. The motion passed unanimously.

Action Item No. 11: Adoption of Amended Policy I809 Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board adopts amended Policy I809 – Computer Access and Use for Students (amendment to current policy) Motion to defer action item 11 was made by Lourdes Moran. The motion passed unanimously.

Action Item No. 12: Capital Projects Amendment Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves capital budget amendment #7 increasing the McMain Renovation expense by $1,573,537.00. Motion to approve the Capital Projects Amendment was made by Woody Koppel, and seconded by Seth Bloom. The motion passed unanimously. A roll call vote was requested:

Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS

Yes Yes Yes Yes 7 0 0 0

Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

No Yes Yes

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Action Item No. 13: Request for New Market Tax Credit Consultants Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves the request to retain Enhanced Capital Advisors, LLC which will provide advisory and application writing services regarding New Markets Tax Credits financing the construction and rehabilitation of Orleans Parish public school facilities. Motion to defer action item 13 was made by Lourdes Moran The motion passed unanimously. Motion to request Board Counsel to obtain an Attorney General’s opinion on the comparison of Revised Statute 17:81 vis-à-vis 17:84 was made by Cynthia Cade and seconded by Ira Thomas. The motion passed.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Cynthia Cade, the Orleans Parish School Board adjourned at 9:44 pm

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