The Cartersville City Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, July 12, 2021.


2021 Summer Graduates

Congratulations to the following students for receiving their diplomas by fulfilling all requirements to be certified as Cartersville High School graduates:


Bryan Bracamontes-Campa

Mayra Bravo

Zack Dunn

Naomi Gonzalez

Khian Knox

Avianna Moody

Amelia O’Connell

Makala Thomas

Yahaira Vallejo



During the Business Session the Board approved the following:


-To reject the CMS Cafeteria Furniture Bid received May 11, 2021 from School and Office Supply, Knoxville, Tennessee in the amount of $73,847.00 because the scope of the project was changed.


-To reject the CMS Floor Covering Bids RFP 0330-0401-142 on April 30, 2021, received from Jostes Carpet, Inc., LaFayette, GA, in the amount of $18,174.58 and Atlanta Tile and Masonry, Stone Mountain, Georgia, in the amount of $24,900.00.


-Ratification of approval to purchase the following from Ernie Morris Enterprises, Inc., Bushnell Florida for

Cartersville Middle School.  Both purchases to be paid from SPLOST and come from The Interlocal Purchasing System

Contract (TIPS).

– Media Center furniture in the amount of $73,050.09

– Cafeteria furniture in the amount of $51,648.03


-Shaw Contract Flooring Services, Inc. d/b/a Spectra Contract Flooring, Norcross Georgia, for the installation of floor covering in the Cartersville Middle School Media Center at a cost of $20,527.00.  This purchase is coming from the State Contract.


-Resolution between the City of Cartersville and Cartersville City School System to execute the First Amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement regarding the development of the East Main Street TAD.



Under Consent, several surplus items were approved along with the following:


School nutrition bid extensions for FY22:

Vendor                                            Product                                           RFP Admin

Royal Foodservice                         Produce                                           Douglas Co.

Sanitech, Inc.                                  Ware Washing and                       Walker Co.

Safety/Sanitation System

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


Finance Committee recommendation:

The Board approved the recommendation to the City of Cartersville the rollback millage rate of 13.906 provided there is no significant change to the preliminary digest of $1,201,749,188.


Personnel recommendations approved:


Maria Davis, School Social Worker, effective end of 2020-21 school year


Classified Promotion:

-Lori Bolen, Transportation Supervisor, effective July 13, 2021


Certified Employees:

-Shamela Scott, School Counselor, CHS, effective 2021-22 school year

-Albrina Burger, School Counselor, CHS, effective 2021-22 school year

-Molly Mata, Teacher, CHS, effective 2021-22 school year


The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Cartersville School Board will be Monday, August 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Board of Education Office, 15 Nelson Street. 

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