11-8-2012 Called Work Session

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MINUTES

CALLED WORK SESSION OF THE ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

The Alleghany County School Board held a called work session on November 8, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in the Gleason Forum Hall at Clifton Middle School, Covington, Virginia.

PRESENT: William W. Angle, Vice-Chairman; Stacey P. Bryant; Amber D. Kerns; Patsy G. McKinney; Benjamin J. Truett; and Norman L. Persinger, Jr., Chairman. Also present: Sarah T. Campbell, Superintendent/ Clerk and Lorie C. Bess, Deputy Clerk.

ABSENT: Robert A. Fridley

Chairman Persinger presided and called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. The call to order was followed by a moment of silence and the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

(13-101) PRESENTATION FROM CROPPER GIS REGARDING SCHOOL REDISTRICTING

Matthew Cropper gave a presentation to the School Board and the Board of Supervisors detailing county population numbers, student enrollment, building utilizations and other geographical information. It was his recommendation that Boiling Spring Elementary and Sharon Elementary be considered for closure. Chairman Persinger noted this information will be considered by the School Board and a public hearing would be held in the future. No formal action was taken during the meeting. A copy of the study is attached to these minutes and also posted on the division website.

OTHER BUSINESS

(13-102) ADDITION TO THE AGENDA

There were no additions to the agenda.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: That the Alleghany County School Board meeting be adjourned.

MOTION:Mr. Angle
SECOND:Mrs. Bryant
VOTE: Unanimous
TIME: 8:10 p.m.

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Chairman, Alleghany County School Board Clerk