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Regular Meeting of the
Board of Education of the County of Roane

January 24, 2019

6:00 pm @ Roane County High School, Spencer, WV

This agenda is available to the public upon request at any time during regular business hours preceding the upcoming Roane County Board of Education meeting. Public participation and attendance are welcomed and encouraged. This meeting is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the County School System’s business and is not to be considered a public community meeting. There is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated in agenda item, "Presentations." Speakers are asked to express themselves in a civil manner, with due respect for the dignity and privacy of others who may be affected by your comments. While it is not our intent to stifle public comment, speakers should be aware that if your statements violate the rights of others under the law of defamation or invasion of privacy, you may be held legally responsible. If you are unsure of the legal ramifications of what you are about to say, we urge you to consult first with your legal advisor. The Board reserves the right to amend this agenda with emergency personnel/financial matters which may arise after publication.

  1. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Student expulsion hearing #01242019
    2. Attendance Zones and Transportation Considerations
    3. Acceptance of bid for high bandwidth services to all Roane County BOE locations
      1. Frontier Communications, telecommunications services for internet for the 2019-2020 school year, with up to two one-year extensions and the option to renew for two additional one-year periods at a rate of $12,535 per month.
    4. Administrative Guidelines for Review
      1. AG 221.i - Process for Placement, Promotion, Retention, and Acceleration of Students (PK - 5)
      2. AG 222.i - Process for Placement, Promotion, Retention, and Acceleration of Students (6 - 8)
      3. AG 223.i - Substitution of Required Courses for High School Graduation
      4. AG 223.ii - Alternative Means to Earn High School Credit
      5. AG 250.ii - Selection of Supplemental Instructional Materials
    5. Discussion of Superintendent's evaluation for 2018-19, including possible executive session
  3. Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following consent agenda, as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Board Meeting on January 10, 2019
    2. Miscellaneous
      1. Financial
        1. Transfers/supplements to the budget
        2. Payment of bills as submitted; Pre-approval to release checks not to exceed $20,000 prior to the next board meeting.
        3. Financial Reports
      2. Policies
        1. First Reading
          1. Policy 310 - Volunteers (revised; replaces Policy 8120)
          2. Policy 311 - Use of Service Animals (replaces Policy 8390)
          3. Policy 320 - School Calendar (revised; replaces Policies 8210, 8220, and 8800)
          4. Policy 330 - Records and Information Security (revised; replaces Policies 8305, 8310, 8315, 8320, 8330, 2416, 2461, 8350, and 8351)
          5. Policy 340 - Safety (revised; replaces Policies 8400, 8405, 8405.01, 8410, 8420, 8431, 8442, 8450, 8452, 8453, and 8453.01)
          6. Policy 350 - Nutrition and Wellness (revised; replaces Policies 8500, 8510, 8510.01, 8531, 8540, and 8550)
          7. Policy 360 - Transportation (revised; replaces Policy 8600, 8600.04, 8640, 8651, 8660, and 8670)
          8. Policy 370 - Insurance and Bonding (revised; replaces Policies 8710, 8740, and 8750)
          9. Policy 380 - Continuity of Organizational Operations Plan (revised; replaces Policy 8300)
          10. Policy 8402 - Expected Behavior in Safe and Supportive Schools (repeal; duplicated in Policy 5600)
      3. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
        1. MOU with Roane General Hospital to provide backup RN services
        2. MOU with Glenville State College regarding "Home Grown" Teacher Shortage Solution
        3. 2018-19 Pre-K Collaborative Contract with AFL-CIO Appalachian Council Head Start and Budget for the same
      4. Fieldtrip(s)
        1. Roane County High School Softball Team to Buckhannon to play softball on 4/5/19 to 4/6/19 using personal vehicles
        2. Walton Elementary Middle School, Grades 3-5, to Columbus Zoo in Columbus, Ohio, on May 30, 2019 for an end of year trip for good behavior and transported by charter bus
      5. Volunteer(s)
        1. Geary Elementary Middle School
          1. James Kizer
      6. Student Transfer(s)
  4. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Resignation(s)
      1. Williams, James - Assistant Coach, Track (Spencer Middle School), effective February 4, 2019
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Anderson, Sherrie - Substitute custodian (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 25, 2019
      2. Boggs, Kevin - Substitute custodian (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 25, 2019
      3. Cottrell, Jody - School Nurse (RCS - Itinerant), effective February 7, 2019
      4. Metheney, Andrew - Treasurer / Chief School Business Official (RCS - Central Office), effective March 1, 2019, . Appoint Amy Downey, Interim Treasurer, effective February 1, 2019.
    3. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Simmons, Michele - Assistant Coach, Softball (Auxiliary) (Roane County High School), effective January 25, 2019
      2. Gaughan, Kevin - Assistant Coach, Softball (Auxiliary) (Roane County High School), effective January 25, 2019
  5. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane-Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (1/15/2019)
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjourn