3-7-2016 Called Meeting Minutes

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CALLED MEETING AND WORK SESSION OF THE ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

 

The Alleghany County School Board held a called meeting and work session on March 7, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Office Complex in Low Moor, Virginia.

 

PRESENT:  R. Craig Lane; Norman L. Persinger, Jr.; Benjamin J. Truett, Vice Chairman; Randall S. Tucker, Chairman; and Jacob L. Wright. Also present:  Eugene P. Kotulka, Superintendent; and Lorie C. Bess, Clerk.

 

ABSENT:  William W. Angle; *Amber D. Kerns was absent at roll call but subsequently arrived at 6:13 p.m.

 

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.

 

CLOSED SESSION

(16-2234) CODE OF VIRGINIA: PERSONNEL MATTERS 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. Truett    
SECOND:  Mr. Lane
ROLL CALL VOTE:  Unanimous

                              Time: 6:02 p.m.

 

*Mrs. Kerns arrived at 6:13 p.m.

 

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

MOTION:   Mr. Wright            
SECOND:  Mrs. Kerns
ROLL CALL VOTE: Unanimous

                             Time: 6:25 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. Truett      
                                    SECOND:  Mr. Lane
                                    ROLL CALL VOTE:        Mr. Angle - ABSENT                             

                                                                        Mrs. Kerns - YES

                                                                        Mr. Lane - YES

                                                                        Mr. Persinger - YES

                                                                        Mr. Truett - YES

                                                                        Mr. Tucker - YES

                                                                        Mr. Wright - YES                      

 

                                    6 -YES         1 - ABSENT       0 - NO                             

                                   TIME: 6:27 p.m.

 

 

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Chairman, Alleghany County School Board                     Clerk

PERSONNEL

(16-235) PERSONNEL ACTIONS

MOTION:  That the Board approval all personnel actions as discussed in Closed Session and recommended by the Superintendent.  

MOTION:    Mr. Wright      
SECOND:   Mr. Lane
ROLL CALL VOTE:        Mr. Angle - ABSENT                             

                                    Mrs. Kerns - YES

                                    Mr. Lane - YES 

                                    Mr. Persinger - NO

                                    Mr. Truett - YES

                                    Mr. Tucker - YES

                                    Mr. Wright -YES                       

                                    5 -YES         1 - ABSENT       1 - NO

 

OTHER BUSINESS      

(16-236) REVIEW OF POLICY GCBD-RF, STAFF LEAVES AND ABSENCES

Mr. Vaughan, Director of Human Resources and Pupil Personnel, reviewed the revision to the policy and noted it would be on the March 21 agenda for approval.  The revision aligns our policy with the Virginia Retirement System requirement, he noted.

 

ADJOURN TO WORK SESSION

MOTION: That the Alleghany County School Board called meeting be adjourned to a work session.

MOTION:   Mrs. Kerns
SECOND:  Mr. Truett
VOTE:  Unanimous


WORK SESSION TOPICS:

The following topics were discussed:

  1. Presentation of Superintendent’s 2016-2017 Budget
  2. Health Insurance
  3. Update on One-to-One Initiative
  4. Update on New Tech
  5. School Board Retreat / Professional Development
  6. My School Bucks
  7. Joint Schools

 

The work session ended at 7:40 p.m.

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Chairman, Alleghany County School Board                     Clerk