7-30-07

MINUTES
CALLED MEETING OF THE ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
July 30, 2007
 

The Alleghany County School Board held a called meeting on July 30, 2007, at 5:00 p.m. at Central Office Complex in Low Moor, VA.

PRESENT: R. Joe Anderson; H. Hunter Fridley; David W. Halsey; R. Wayne Botkins; Randall S. Tucker, Vice Chairman. Also present:  Robert P. Grimesey, Superintendent/Clerk and Lorie C. Bess, Deputy Clerk.

ABSENT:   Michael L. Whitehead, Chairman, and Robert A. Fridley

Vice Chairman Tucker presided and called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.  The call to order was followed by a moment of silence and the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

(08-34) APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF JULY 9, 2007, REGULAR MEETING

MOTION:           That the Board approve the minutes of the July 9, 2007, regular meeting.
                        MOTION:  Mr. H. Fridley
                        SECOND:  Mr. Halsey
                        VOTE: Unanimous

CLOSED SESSION

(08-35) CODE OF VIRGINIA: PERSONNEL 2.2-3711.A.1; and REAL PROPERTY 2.2-3711.A.3       

MOTION:           That the School Board enter closed session to discuss Personnel and Real Property
                         as authorized by the Code of Virginia Sections 2.2-3711A.1, and 2.2-3711.A.3
                         MOTION:  Mr. H. Fridley
                         SECOND:  Mr. Anderson 
                         VOTE:  Unanimous
                         TIME:  5:07 p.m.

            MOTION:           That the School Board return to open session from closed session.
                                    MOTION:   Mr. H. Fridley
                                    SECOND:   Mr. Halsey
                                    VOTE:   Unanimous
                                    TIME:  5:40 p.m.


CERTIFICATION OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

 The Chairman requests a motion to certify that to the best of each member’s knowledge:

  1. Only public business matters lawfully exempted from opening meeting requirements by Virginia law were discussed in the closed meeting to which this certification applies; and
  1. Only such public business matters as were identified in the motion convening the closed meeting were heard, discussed or considered by the School Board.

                                     MOTION:   Mr. Halsey
                                     SECOND:   Mr. H. Fridley
                                     ROLL CALL VOTE:        Mr. Anderson –YES                   Mr. Halsey -YES
                                                                         Mr. Botkins – YES                     Mr.Tucker - YES
                                                                         Mr. H. Fridley –YES                   Mr. Whitehead – ABSENT
                                                                         Mr. R. Fridley –ABSENT            
                                                                                                5-YES               2-Absent           0-No
                                    TIME:    5:42 p.m.                                                                                                                                

________________________________________         _______________________________________

Chairman, Alleghany County School Board                                            Clerk

(08-37) ADDITION TO THE AGENDA

MOTION: That the Board approve the addition of agenda item #08-38, “Report on Jackson River Technical Center
               Joint Board of Control.”
               MOTION:  Mr. H. Fridley
               SECOND:  Mr. Botkins                     
               VOTE: Unanimous

(08-38)  JACKSON RIVER TECHNICAL CENTER

Mr. Anderson reported that the Jackson River Technical Center Joint Board of Control failed to elect a chairman during its re-organizational meeting on July 24, 2007.  Members expressed confidence that the Joint Board of Control would elect a chairman during its next meeting on August 21, 2007.

ADJOURNMENT

                        MOTION: That the July 30, 2007, called meeting of the Alleghany County School Board be adjourned.
                                      MOTION:  Mr. Anderson 
                                      SECOND:   Mr. H. Fridley
                                      VOTE:   Unanimous
                                      TIME:  
5:50 p.m.

Mr. Carpenter noted to Vice Chairman Tucker that the Board had mistakenly skipped item #08-36, “Personnel.”  Mr. Tucker expressed regret and requested a motion to reconvene the meeting immediately to act on item #08-36.

RECONVENE

                        MOTION:  That the Board reconvene to approve personnel actions as recommended by the Superintendent.
                                        MOTION:  Mr. Botkins
                                        SECOND:  Mr. H. Fridley
                                        VOTE:  Unanimous

 

PERSONNEL                                ATTACHMENT

(08-36) PERSONNEL                                                                                                                

                             MOTION: That the Board approve the personnel recommendations as presented by the Superintendent.
                                            MOTION:  Mr. Anderson
                                            SECOND:  Mr. Botkins
                                            VOTE:   Unanimous

ADJOURNMENT

                        MOTION: That the July 30, 2007 called meeting of the Alleghany County School Board be adjourned.
                                       MOTION:  Mr. Botkins
                                       SECOND:  Mr. H. Fridley
                                       VOTE: Unanimous
                                       TIME: 5:55 p.m.