2-25-2009

 

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MINUTES

JOINT BUDGET WORK SESSION WITH THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CALLED MEETING OF THE ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

February 25, 2009

The Alleghany County School Board held a joint work session with the Board of Supervisors and a called meeting on February 25, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Office Complex in Low Moor, Virginia.

PRESENT: Suzanne T. Adcock; T. Troy Barbour; Stacey P. Bryant; Robert A. Fridley; David W. Halsey, Vice Chairman; Randall S. Tucker, Chairman; and Michael L. Whitehead. Also present: Robert P. Grimesey, Superintendent/Clerk

ABSENT:

Chairman Tucker presided and called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. The call to order was followed by a moment of silence and the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chairman Tucker announced the addition of agenda item #09-236, “Resignation of the Superintendent”, as an action item.

Chairman Tucker announced the addition of agenda item #09-235, under Closed Session, “Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of disciplinary matters”, as provided in Virginia Code 2.2-3711.A.2.

(09-236) CONSIDER RESIGNATION OF SUPERINTENDENT(ATTACHMENT)

Mr. Barbour stated, “Given that Dr. Robert P. Grimesey, Jr. has been appointed to serve as Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools, effective July 1, 2009, and given that Dr. Grimesey has submitted his resignation, I move that the Alleghany County School Board accept his resignation as Superintendent effective June 30, 2009.”

MOTION: That the School Board accept the resignation of the Superintendent, effective June 30, 2009.
MOTION: Mr. Barbour
SECOND: Mr. Halsey
ROLL CALL VOTE: Mrs. Adcock – YESMr. Halsey - YES
Mr. Barbour – YESMr. Tucker - YES
Mrs. Bryant – YESMr. Whitehead - YES
Mr. R. Fridley – YES
7 -YES 0 -ABSENT 0 -NO

(09-233) CONSIDER RESCHEDULING MARCH 2, 2009 WORK SESSION

MOTION: That the School Board reschedule the March 2, 2009 work session to March 9, 2009.MOTION:
Mr. Barbour
SECOND: Mrs. Bryant
VOTE: Unanimous

(09-234) CONDUCT BUDGET WORK SESSION WITH ALLEGHANY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS(ATTACHMENT)

The School Board and Board of Supervisors discussed the 2009-2010 budget. No action was taken.

CLOSED SESSION

(09-235) CODE OF VIRGINIA: PERSONNEL 2.2-3711.A.1 AND STUDENT MATTERS 2.2-3711.A.2

MOTION: That the School Board enter closed session to discuss Personnel 2.2-3711A.1 and Student Matters 2.2-3711.A.2, as authorized by the Code of Virginia.
MOTION: Mrs. Bryant
SECOND: Ms. Adcock
VOTE: Unanimous
TIME: 8:30 p.m.

MOTION: That the School Board return to open session from closed session.
MOTION: Ms. Adcock
SECOND: Mr. Whitehead
VOTE: Unanimous
TIME:9:38 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. Fridley
SECOND: Mrs. Bryant
ROLL CALL VOTE: Ms. Adcock – YES Mr. Halsey - YES
Mr. Barbour – YESMr. Tucker - YES
Mrs. Bryant – YES Mr. Whitehead - YES
Mr. R. Fridley – YES
7 -YES 0 -ABSENT 0 -NO
TIME: 9:40 p.m.

________________________________________ ______________________________

Chairman, Alleghany County School BoardClerk

OTHER BUSINESS

(09-237) ADDITIONS to agenda

There were no further additions to the agenda.

Chairman Tucker announced there would be a called meeting on Friday, March 6, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Office complex.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: That the Alleghany County School Board meeting be adjourned.
MOTION: Mr. Whitehead
SECOND: Mr. Barbour
VOTE: Unanimous
TIME:
9:43 p.m.