December Board of Education Meeting Report


  • Tuesday, December 12, 2023 – The Mountain Brook Schools Board of Education met Monday afternoon at Mountain Brook Elementary for the district’s monthly board meeting. Below is a rundown of the meeting:

    Board members present: Jenifer Kimbrough, Jeffrey Brewer, Nicky Barnes, Anna Comer and Daniel Odrezin.

    Board Meeting Agenda
    The meeting opened by approving minutes from the last board meeting.

    Recognitions:

    • Mountain Brook High School Miss Olympian 2024: Mae Martin

    • Varsity boys and girls cross country: 2023 6A state champions

    • Varsity girls volleyball: 2023 6A state champions

    • MBHS Theatre: Trumbauer District 6 and State Theatre Competition

    • Junior High/JV boys and girls cross country

    • Sean Conboy: Junior High Metro Cross Country Girls Coach of the Year 2023

    Reports to the Board:
    Brasfield and Gorrie’s Mike Culwell presented the monthly construction update to board members. MBS Chief School Financial Officer, Kari Austin, presented board members with the district’s monthly financial statements which were unanimously approved.

    Old business:
    There was no old business.

    New business:

    • The board unanimously approved the latest personnel recommendations and unanimously approved miscellaneous items as surplus so that they can be discarded/donated/sold.

    • Policy J-55 regarding Video Surveillance and Camera Use was tabled for community review and input until January.

    • The 2025-26 Academic Calendar was tabled for community review and input until January.

    • Bid #2024-001 was granted to Coca-Cola, permitting exclusivity of beverages for Mountain Brook Schools Athletics Programs and Events.

    December's announcements: 

    • Winter Break - December 18, 2023 - January 2, 2024 - All schools and offices closed.

    • The next Board Meeting will take place on Monday, January 8th at 3:30 p.m. at Mountain Brook Junior High with the work session starting at 2:00 p.m.