June 13, 2022
The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in a combined Work Session/Board Meeting on
Monday, June 13, 2022.
Congratulations to the following CHS student for receiving his diploma by fulfilling all
requirements to be certified as a 2022 Cartersville High School Graduate: Jack Phillips
Recognition of 2022 Retirees – 186.5 years of total service
Beth Bolen – 35 years
Jody Hamm – 33 years
Susan Fields – 30.5 years
Martha Smith – 27 years
Dianna Long – 26 years
Gwen Silver – 18 years
Nadine McMillan – 17 years
During the Business Session, the following items were approved:
The purchase of 34 Recordex Interactive Panels and Installation for CHS Phase II classrooms
from Engaged Systems, LLC in the amount of $138,278.00. This will be purchased from
previous approved bid #9408-1014-150 and will be paid from SPLOST.
FY23 Hardware Bid
The following items listed on the hardware bid were all as specified.
HP Color M455dn – $640.00
APC UPS SMT 3000c – $1679.99
Fujitsu fi-7030 Scanner – $458.54
Fujitsu Scansnap iX1600 USB 3.0 Scanner – $435.05
Engaged Systems, LLC
Recordex Panel Installation/Stationary Mount – $4087.00
Recordex Panel Installation/Balance Box Mount – $4622.00
Anywhere Cart 36 Station – $1110.00
Anywhere Cart AC-Mini charging cabinet – $535.00
IPEVO V4K Document Camera – $89.00
HP black & White M406dn – $489.41
HP Enterprise Black & White M610dn – $630.59
HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdn – $369.18
Summer Painting Bid
Andy Wilson, Cartersville Georgia, for summer painting projects at CHS, CMS, Transportation and
Maintenance, low bid as specified at the total cost of $22,150 to be paid from SPLOST.
CHS Phase 2 Removal of Furniture
Ernie Morris Enterprises, Inc., Bushnell FL, for the removal of furniture from the Cartersville High School Phase 2 at a total cost of $5,460.00 to be paid from SPLOST. This comes from The Interlocal
Purchasing System Contract (TIPS).
CHS Phase 2 Furniture Purchase
Ernie Morris Enterprises, Inc. Bushnell FL, for the purchase of furniture for Cartersville High School
Phase 2, at a total cost of $406,647.03 to be paid from SPLOST. This comes from The Interlocal
Purchasing System Contract (TIPS).
Starnes Contracting, Carrollton, Georgia, for ornamental fencing, brick piers and black vinyl chain
link fencing for the Nelson Street property and Navigation Center, for a total cost of $173,323.00,
best bid received.
Carter Grove Water/Sewer Fees
Carter Grove water/sewer connection fees to Bartow County Water Department at a total cost of
$307,075.00 to be paid from SPLOST.
During Consent, the following items were approved:
Board Recognition Program
An application will be submitted from the Board to the GSBA School Board Recognition Program.
The Board is applying for exemplary status, the highest level of recognition awarded.
CMS Gym HVAC Ratification
Ratification of approval for an emergency replacement of condenser coils on both units in the CMS
Gym to Meadows Heating & Air, Cartersville, GA for the total cost of $26,979.00. This purchase
will be paid from Major Maintenance.
School Nutrition Bid Extensions
Vendor Product RFP Admin
Royal Foodservice Produce Douglas Co.
Sanitech, Inc. Ware Washing and
Safety/Sanitation System Walker Co.
Mayfield Dairy Farms Ice Cream Walker Co.
American Paper & Twine Paper Products Murray Co.
Mayfield Dairy Farms Milk Paulding Co.
JTM Beef Processing Murray Co.
JTM Cheese Processing Calhoun City
Land O-Lakes Cheese Processing Calhoun City
Tasty Brands Cheese Processing Calhoun City
Brookwood Farms Pork Processing Calhoun City
Gold Creek Chicken Processing Calhoun City
US Foods General Grocery Dalton Public
La Parisienne Shoes Calhoun City
Bimbo Bakery Bread
School Nutrition Meal Price Increase: The Superintendent recommends increasing all meal prices
by $0.25 for the 22-23 school year.
Several surplus items were approved.
A required public meeting was held for the 2022-2023 Tentative Budget.
The FY 2023 Consolidated Budget was approved in the amount of $117,385,293.
The following policies were approved with substantive changes/revisions:
IHF(6B) – Graduation Requirements
IHE – Promotion and Retention
Building and Grounds:
A rental request was approved for Cartersville Wrestling to use the CHS Storm Center for youth
wrestling practice May 3 – August 1, 2022 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Rental fee will be waived.
The following personnel recommendations were approved:
-Kaylan Moss, Parapro, effective beginning of 2022-23 school year
-Emerson Bridges, Parapro, effective beginning of 2022-23 school year
-Melissa Bates, CES Principal, effective end of 2021-22 school year
-Heather Andrews, PreK Teacher, effective end of 2021-22 school year
-Rebecca Bullock, CHS Teacher, effective end of 2021-22 school year
-Dr. Tharis Word, Administrator on Assignment-Facilities, Maintenance & Safety, effective end of
2021-22 school year
-Jessica Bunce, CPS Teacher, effective end of 2021-22 school year
-Kenneth S. Tierce, CMS Teacher, effective 2022-23 school year
-Anne Sheffield, Parapro, CPS, effective 2022-23 school year
-Krystal Murray, Teacher Assistant, PreK, effective 2022-23 school year
-Traci Linley, Teacher Assistant, PreK, effective 2022-23 school year
-Miranda Koon, Teacher Assistant, PreK, effective 2022-23 school year
-Laura Tatum, Teacher Assistant, PreK, effective 2022-23 school year
-Lisa Foster, Parapro, CMS, effective 2022-23 school year
-Jacqueline Hill, Parapro, CES, effective 2022-23 school year
-Deanne Raines, Parapro, CES, effective 2022-23 school year
-Hannah Abbott, Parapro, CPS, effective 2022-23 school year
-Nancy Wise, Teacher Assistant, PreK, effective 2022-23 school year
-Carol Atkins, Teacher Assistant, PreK, effective 2022-23 school year
-Quintin Kent, Parapro, CHS, effective 2022-23 school year
-Rebekah Bryant, CES Assistant Principal to CES Principal, effective July 5, 2022
The next regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting will be on Monday, July 11, 2022 at
6:00 p.m. at the Board of Education, 15 Nelson Street.