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

August 22, 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. Update on Bond Construction Projects from Clerk-of-the-Works
    3. Public Participation
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Report from the Spencer Middle School Planning Committee
    2. Authorization to pursue SBA funding for a new Spencer Middle School during the Fall 2019 Needs Funding Cycle.
    3. Rescind action to employ Morgan Cottrell as Teacher / Special Education at Spencer Elementary School (Did not accept employment; from July 11, 2019)
    4. Adoption of revisions to Policy 512 as recommended by WVDE Office of Legal Services
  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 August 8, 2019
    2. Financial
      1. Transfers/supplements to the budget
      2. Payments of bills as submitted; pre-approval to release checks not to exceed $20,000 prior to the next board meeting
      3. Financial Reports
      4. Audit Selection Committee Recommendation - Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC
    3. Policies
      1. Policy 511 - Employment of Substitutes (Second Reading)
    4. Contracts
      1. Agreement with Glenville State College regarding student teachers (renewal)
      2. Knotts Consulting for diagnostic testing
      3. Knotts Consulting for High School Equivalency Assessment
      4. Roof Repair and Improvements to Roane County Schools Change Order #4 for $29,300
      5. Paul Burdette mowing contract for RCHS Football Field
      6. Matthew Brohard mowing contract for RCHS Baseball and Practice Fields
      7. Samuel Salvucci mowing contract for RCHS Softball Field
    5. WV Pre-K Contractual Community Programs
    6. Student Transfers
    7. Fieldtrips
    8. Volunteers
      1. Geary Elementary Middle School
        1. Dustin Looney, Sarah Looney, Vanessa Parker, Daniel Harlan, Sara Harlan, Brian Berkhouse, Billy Morehead, Kelly Morehead, Tara Linkinoggor, Stacey Anderson, Amber Starcher, Kevin Hall, Shena Hall, Lori Holbert, Dorthy Romine-Prichard, Tammy Berkhouse and Daniel Jurkovich
      2. Spencer Elementary School
        1. Cassandra Bishoff, Amanda Smith, Krisheana Carey, April Spencer, Kayla Conley, Serenity Starcher, Diane Cook, Melanie Taylor, Jessica Cooper, Heather Webb, Tara Dobbins, Sarah Freshwater, Julie Garrett, Sarah Helbig, Candi Howard ,William (Greg) Howard, Ashley Jones, Jennifer Kerby, Crystal Marcum, Ashley Marcum, Jessica Miller, Kimberly Moore, Erin Nichols, Kayla Price, Brittany Reynolds, Jennifer Rogers, Jennifer Saunders, Ernest Smelko, Jessalynn Smelko, Brandy Brabham, Sandra Cooper, Yawana Fields, Rebecca Hall, Sheena Hall "Nikki", Barbara Hammack, Jennifer Hogue, Cynthia Jett, Andrea Keaton, Amy Landis, Jennifer O'Brien, Milly O'Brien, Delores Saunders, JoAnn Stone, Nathan Surface, Megan Webb, Crystal Smith and Ashley Burdette
      3. Spencer Middle School
        1. Judy Barker, Michael Blake, Robin Bloom, Dianna Board, Brandy Brabham, Alisha Brannon, Jay Burnside, Jamie Caldwell, Christy Carper, Mildred Chandler, Diane Cook, Angie Craig, Tara Dobbins, Yawana Fields, Megan Giles, Joanna Greenlief, Elizabeth Griffin, Jennifer Hall, Ericka Hart, Candi Howard, Greg Howard, Cynthia Jett, Ashley Jones, Allen Kyer, Mandy Kyer, Jessica Little, Laura Mace, Sheryl McCutcheon, Lisa McGlothlin, Heather Metheney, Mendy Milhoan, Kimberly Moore, Jennifer Nichols, Nikki Nichols, Jennifer O'Brien, Theresa Parker, Rosetta Pickens, Jenny Saunders, Sara Scott, Tammy Smith, April Spencer, Nathan Surface, Beth Tanner, Brent Watson and Heather Webb
  4. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Abolish(s)
      1. Secretary III (CO), effective August 23, 2019
      2. Executive Secretary (CO), effective August 31, 2019
    2. Create(s)
      1. Accountant II / Executive Secretary (CO), 240 days, effective August 23, 2019
    3. Resignation(s)
      1. Harold, Jennifer - Homecoming Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective August 13, 2019
      2. Ricks, Rebekah - Assistant Coach, Softball (Spencer Middle School), effective August 13, 2019
      3. Smith, Daniel - Bus Operator (Bus #25) (RCS - Operations), effective August 13, 2019
      4. Boggs, Rebecca - Yearbook Advisor (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective August 22, 2019
    4. Retirement(s)
      1. Wright, Deborah - Executive Secretary (RCS - Central Office), effective August 31, 2019
    5. Employment(s)
      1. Flinchem, Terry - Custodian III (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 23, 2019, from the substitute list
      2. McPherson, Michelle - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 23, 2019, while on a leave of absence
      3. James, Jacqueline - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 23, 2019
      4. DiLorenzo, Megan - Teacher / Special Education (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 23, 2019, pending CIB clearance
      5. O'Brien, Baylee - Teacher / Title I (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 23, 2019
      6. Hicks, Tommie - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective August 23, 2019
      7. Greathouse, Richard - Bus Operator (Bus #25) (RCS - Operations), effective August 23, 2019, from preferred recall
    6. Transfer(s)
      1. Greathouse, Donna - Accountant II / Secretary II (Roane County High School) to Accountant II / Executive Secretary (RCS - Central Office), effective August 23, 2019
      2. Rucker, Ricky - Custodian III (Spencer Elementary School) to Custodian III (Spencer Middle School), effective August 23, 2019
    7. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Barker, Ashley - Student Council Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective August 23, 2019
      2. Peery, Matthew - Coach, Boys Basketball (Freshmen) (Roane County High School), effective August 23, 2019
      3. Casto, Bridgette - Homecoming Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective August 23, 2019
      4. Cottrell, Joseph - Technology Support Coordinator (Spencer Middle School), effective August 23, 2019
      5. Deweese, Candace - Teacher / Alternative Learning Center (Roane County High School), effective August 23, 2019
      6. Baker, Muriah - Teacher / Alternative Learning Center (Roane County High School), effective August 23, 2019
  5. Reports of Committees
    1. RJTC Administrative Council (8/20/2019)
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for 6:00 pm on September 12, 2019 at Roane County High School.