6-1-2009

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MINUTES

CALLED MEETING OF THE ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

June 1, 2009

The Alleghany County School Board held a called meeting on June 1, 2009, at 6:00 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 and Lorie C. Bess, Deputy Clerk.

Chairman Tucker presided and called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. The call to order was followed by a moment of silence and the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

(09-362) APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF MAY 18, 2009 REGULAR MEETING
MOTION: That the Board approve the minutes of the May 18, 2009 regular meeting.
MOTION: Mr. Whitehead
SECOND: Mr. Halsey
VOTE: Unanimous

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS

(09-363) RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT VDOT CONSTRUCTION OF SAFETY BARRIERS AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS ALONG I-64

Dr. Grimesey explained that he had drafted the resolution at the direction of Chairman Tucker. He also noted that a petition had been made available to employees, parents and older students to indicate their support for the proposed resolution. The petitions were made available at Alleghany High School, Clifton Middle School, and Mountain View Elementary School for five days last week. Despite the short period of time, he said 274 individuals had signed the petition to indicate their support for the resolution. Dr. Grimesey also reported that Ms. Adcock and Mr. Fridley would be attending the VDOT public hearing on June 3, 2009 at Northside High School. Upon approval of the resolution by the School Board, he said the resolution would be presented during the public hearing by Ms. Adcock and Mr. Fridley. Mr. Barbour then read the resolution.

MOTION: That the Board approve the resolution to support VDOT construction of safety
barriers and drainage improvements along I-64.
MOTION: Mrs. Bryant
SECOND: Ms. Adcock
ROLL CALL VOTE:Ms. Adcock – YESMr. Halsey - YES
Mr. Barbour – YES Mr. Tucker - YES
Mrs. Bryant – YES Mr. Whitehead - YES
Mr. R. Fridley – YES
7–YES 0–ABSENT 0-NO

CLOSED SESSION

(09-364) 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 and Student Matters,
as authorized by the Code of Virginia Sections 2.2-3711A.1 and 2.2-711.A.2,
MOTION: Mr. Barbour
SECOND:Mr. Halsey
VOTE: Unanimous
TIME: 6:10 p.m.

MOTION: That the School Board return to open session from closed session.
MOTION: Mr. Whitehead
SECOND: Mr. Barbour
VOTE: Unanimous
TIME: 7:28 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: Mrs. Bryant
SECOND: Mr. Barbour
ROLL CALL VOTE: Ms. Adcock – YES Mr. Halsey - YES
Mr. Barbour – YES Mr. Tucker - YES
Mrs. Bryant – YESMr. Whitehead - YES
Mr. R. Fridley – YES
7-YES 0–ABSENT 0 -NO
TIME: 7:29 p.m.

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Chairman, Alleghany County School BoardClerk

PUPIL PERSONNEL

(09-365) DISPOSITION OF SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IN PUPIL PERSONNEL CASES #09-09, 09-10, 09-11, 09-13, 09-14, AND 09-15.

MOTION: That the Board approve the pupil personnel actions as recommended by the
Superintendent.
MOTION: Ms. Adcock
SECOND: Mrs. Bryant
VOTE: Unanimous

PERSONNEL

(09-366) Personnel actions

MOTION: That the Board approve all personnel actions, as recommended by the Superintendent.
MOTION:Mr. Barbour
SECOND: Mrs. Bryant
VOTE: Unanimous

OTHER BUSINESS

(09-367) ADDITIONS to agenda

There were no further additions to the agenda.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: That the June 1, 2009 called meeting of the Alleghany County School Board be
adjourned.
MOTION: Mr. Barbour
SECOND: Mrs. Bryant
VOTE: Unanimous
TIME: 7:31 p.m.

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Chairman, Alleghany County School BoardClerk