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OPSB Business Board Meeting Minutes July 17, 2012

ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD BOARD BUSINESS MEETING McDonogh #35 High School 1331 Kerlerec Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70116 July 17, 2012 5:00pm

The Orleans Parish School Board convened for a Board Business Meeting on Tuesday, July 17, 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 5:02 PM. Board Roll Call: Mr. Ira Thomas, present; Mrs. Cynthia Cade, present; Mr. Brett Bonin, present; Mrs. Lourdes Moran, present; Mr. Woody Koppel, present; Mr. Thomas Robichaux, present; Mr. Seth Bloom, present. Mr. Darryl Kilbert, Superintendent, present; Mr. Edward Morris, General Counsel, also 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 were four additions to the agenda regarding the following items: 1. Legislative Update by Deborah Harkins of McGlinchey Stafford

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There was one deletion to the agenda regarding the following item: 1. Executive Session Motion to amend the agenda was made by Lourdes Moran and seconded by Cynthia Cade. The motion passed unanimously. Motion to approve the agenda passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays. Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux YAYS

Yes Yes Yes Yes 7

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

Yes Yes Yes

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NAYS ABSENTS ABSTENTIONS

0 0 0

CONSIDERATION OF MINUTES June 19, 2012 Regular Business Board Meeting 

Motion to adopt minutes of the following meetings: June 19, 2012 Board meeting was made by Ira Thomas, seconded by Cynthia Cade. Motion passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays 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

Yes Yes Yes

SUPERINTENDENT’S AGENDA Presentation(s) o Legislative Update by Deborah Harkins of McGlinchey Stafford 

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

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NAME Frick, Bridgette Gearing, Ronald

LEAVES OF ABSENCE TYPE OF JOB TITLE LEAVE

WORK LOCATION McMain Athletics

Principal Director

Sick Sick

START DATE

END DATE

07/12/12 07/18/12

08/27/12 08/29/12

RETURN FROM LEAVE NAME Davis, Eugenia

WORK LOCATION Franklin Elementary

JOB TITLE Special Education Teacher

TYPE OF LEAVE

RETURN DATE

Sick

08/06/12

NAME CHANGE

NAME

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

Cahill, Kyle

Franklin Elementary

Elementary Teacher

Collins, Dolores Criddle, Beverly Hall, Emile Jeffers, Elizabeth Kilbert, Darryl

Paraprofessional Secondary Teacher Secondary Teacher Secondary Teacher Superintendent

Mercier, Mary Newman, Bettie

Hynes Charter McDonogh #35 McMain McDonogh #35 Superintendent’s Office McMain Secondary Franklin Elementary

Russell, Timothy Sloan, Beverly

Finance Department Franklin

Secondary Teacher Child Nutrition Technician Comptroller Para

Violation of Board Policies Personal Reasons Deceased Service Retirement Returning to School Service Retirement

06/20/12

Service Retirement Service Retirement

05/23/12 08/06/12

Service Retirement Retirement

08/07/12 05/18/12

07/02/12 07/10/12 07/22/12 07/02/12 07/01/12

Motion to approve the Human Resources personnel action items was made by Woody Koppel and seconded by Brett Bonin. The motion passed with 7 Ayes / 0 Nays.

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

Yes Yes Yes Yes 7 0

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

Yes Yes Yes

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COMMITTEE REPORTS/RECOMMENDATIONS/ACTION ITEMS: 1. Board member Brett Bonin presented the July 12, 2012 Accountability Committee report on the following: Informational item(s): Hearing Office/Alternative School Options Encore Academy Enrollment and Opening Update Type One Charter Applications - status update Type 3 Charter Applications - Timeline Common Enrollment System Update Transfer of Schools Update

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2. Board member Woody Koppel presented the July 12, 2012 Property Committee report on the following: Items forwarded to the full Board with recommendation: o Transfer of Facilities No Longer Needed Informational items: o Approval of Alice Harte Construction o McMain Health Clinic Report(s): o Capital Projects Report 3. Board member Seth Bloom presented the July 12, 2012 Legal and Legislative Committee report on the following: Items forwarded to the full Board with recommendation: o Approval of Positions to be Eliminated by RIF (Reduction In Force) Informational items: o McGlinchey Stafford Report on 2012 Legislative Session 4. Board member Cynthia Cade presented the July 12, 2012 Policy Committee report on the following: 4


OPSB Business Board Meeting Minutes July 17, 2012 OPSB Policies – Second Reading o B213 – Minutes of the Board Meetings (amendment to current policy) OPSB Policies – First Reading o G737 - Reduction in Force (amendment to current policy) o C306 – School Principals / Building Administrators (amendment to current policy) o G734 – Tenure (amendment to current policy) o G748 – Sabbatical Leave (amendment to current policy) o G751 – Sick Leave (amendment to current policy) Discussion items: o Policy E530 – Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Program 5. Board member Lourdes Moran presented the July 12, 2012 Budget and Finance Committee report on the following: Items forwarded to the full Board with recommendation: o Check Signing Authority Report(s): o Cash Flow Report Items forwarded to the full board as CONSENT AGENDA: o Types 1 and 3 Charter Applications Contract Review o Processing of USDA Commodities for the 2012-2013 School Year o Approval of Alice Harte Construction o McMain Health Clinic o Compass Odyssey Motion to adopt the Consent Agenda items was made by Lourdes Moran, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed unanimously with 7 Ayes / 0 Nays. ACTION ITEMS/RESOLUTIONS The Orleans Parish Board is asked to act upon the following action items:  Action Item No. 1: Adoption of Amended Policy E530 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board adopts amended policy E530 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program (amendment to current policy) 5


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Motion to adopt adopts amended policy E530 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program (amendment to current policy) was made by Woody Koppel, and seconded by Ira Thomas. The motion passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays 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

Yes Yes Yes

 Action Item No. 2: Approval of Positions to be Eliminated by RIF (Reduction In Force) Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves the reduction in force of the designated positions. Motion to approve the reduction in force of the designated positions. was made by Lourdes Moran, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays 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

Yes Yes Yes

 Action Item No. 3: Check Signing Authority Recommendation: That Superintendent Kilbert and Tim Russell be deleted as authorized check signers and Kathleen Padian, Deputy Superintendent and Wayne DeLarge, Controller be approved as authorized check signers. Motion to approve the deletion of Superintendent Kilbert and Tim Russell as authorized check signers and Kathleen Padian, Deputy Superintendent and Wayne DeLarge, Controller be approved as authorized check signers was made by Woody Koppel and seconded by Lourdes Moran. 6


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The motion passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays. 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

Yes Yes Yes

 Action Item No. 4: : Surplus Property List / Transfer of Facilities No Longer Needed Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves the surplus property list regarding facilities no longer needed. Motion to approve the surplus property list regarding facilities no longer needed. was made by Lourdes Moran, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays. 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

Yes Yes Yes

 Action Item No. 5: Nonbinding Purchase Agreements Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves the execution of nonbinding purchase agreements for the purchase of 3 adjoining tracts of property on Patterson Avenue and Thayer in Algiers. The use of the property is a K-8 school specified in the school facilities master plan. The combined tracts will encompass slightly more than 4 acres; the minimum for a K-* school. Motion to approve the execution of nonbinding purchase agreements was made by Lourdes Moran, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays. 7


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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

Yes Yes Yes

 Action Item No. 6: Adoption of Amended Policy B213 Minutes of Board Meetings Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board adopts amended policy B213 Minutes of Board Meetings (amendment to current policy) Motion to adopt amended policy B213 Minutes of Board Meetings (amendment to current policy) was made by Cynthia Cade, and seconded by Brett Bonin. The motion passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays. 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

Yes Yes Yes

Board member Cynthia Cade made a friendly amendment to Policy B213 recommending the word “discussed” be eliminated from item number three of the amended policy. Motion to adopt the friendly amendment of policy B213 Minutes of Board Meetings (amendment to current policy) was made by Cynthia Cade, and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed with 7 Ayes and 0 Nays.

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

Yes Yes Yes Yes 7 0

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

Yes Yes Yes

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ADJOURNMENT On motion by Lourdes Moran, the Orleans Parish School Board adjourned at 6:05 pm

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