6-17-2015 Called Meeting

 

 



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MINUTES

CALLED MEETING OF THE ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

June 17, 2015

 

The Alleghany County School Board held a called meeting on June 17, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Office Complex in Low Moor, Virginia.

 

PRESENT: William W. Angle; Norman L. Persinger, Jr.; Benjamin J. Truett, Vice Chairman; Randall S. Tucker, Chairman; and Jacob L. Wright.

 

Also present: Eugene P. Kotulka, Acting Superintendent and Lorie C. Bess, Clerk.

 

ABSENT: Robert A. Fridley; Amber D. Kerns

 

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.

 

(15-349) APPROVAL FOR SUBMISSION OF GRANT FOR INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

Mr. Kotulka reminded Board members this is a three-year position and is funded by The Alleghany Foundation. He noted the person hired for this position will have knowledge and expertise to provide training for teachers with Project-Based Learning and he recommended approval.

MOTION: That the Board approve the submission of a grant for an Instructional Technology Specialist, as presented.

MOTION: Mr. Angle
SECOND: Mr. Wright
ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous

 

(15-350) APPROVAL FOR PURCHASE OF DIVISION FIREWALL

Mr. Kotulka noted the current firewall does not support the new infrastructure at the high school. He noted it is expandable for future growth, with no end support dates. He reminded the Board that state technology funds would be used for the purchase.

MOTION: That the Board approve the purchase of a division firewall from Network Craze at a total cost of $25,996.15, as presented.

MOTION:Mr. Persinger
SECOND:Mr. Truett
ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous

BUDGET AND FINANCE

(15-351) BUDGET RECONCILIATION

Mr. Kotulka reported the Board of Supervisors had approved its budget. He noted the division would receive $42,167 less than originally budgeted in Title I-D funds. The local appropriation from the Board of Supervisors is $9,475,060. Mr. Terry noted expenditure adjustments would be made in the personnel line and are available due to retirements.

(15-352) APPROVAL OF REVISED 2015-2016 OPERATING BUDGET

MOTION: That the Board approve the revised 2015-2016 operating budget.

MOTION: Mr. Angle
SECOND: Mr. Truett
ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous

CLOSED SESSION

(15-353) CODE OF VIRGINIA: PERSONNEL 2.2-3711.A.1

MOTION: That the School Board enter closed session to discuss Personnel Matters, as authorized by the
Code of Virginia Section 2.2-3711.A.1.

MOTION: Mr. Angle

SECOND: Mr. Truett

ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous

TIME: 6:16 p.m.

 

MOTION: That the School Board return to open session from closed session.


MOTION: Mr. Angle

SECOND: Mr. Truett

ROLL CALLVOTE: Unanimous

TIME: 6:43 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
  2. 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. Angle

SECOND: Mr. Truett

ROLL CALL VOTE: Mr. Angle - YES
Mr. Fridley - ABSENT
Mrs. Kerns - ABSENT
Mr. Persinger - YES
Mr. Truett – YES
Mr. Tucker - YES
Mr. Wright - YES
5 -YES 2 – ABSENT 0 - NO
TIME:6:44 p.m.

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Chairman, Alleghany County School Board Clerk

 

(15-354) PERSONNEL ACTIONS

MOTION: That the Board approve all personnel actions, as discussed in closed session.

MOTION: Mr. Truett
SECOND: Mr. Angle
ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous

ADJOURNMENT

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

MOTION: Mr. Angle
SECOND:
Mr. Truett
VOTE:
Unanimous

TIME: 6:45 p.m.

 

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Chairman, Alleghany County School Board Clerk