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

January 23, 2020

6:00 pm @ Geary Elementary / Middle School, Left Hand, 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. Public Forum: Expected Behaviors in Safe and Supportive Schools
  2. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
    3. Student Achievement: Deeper Dive into Midyear Data
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Re-establish position #4 in the Technology Department as Technology Systems Specialist
    2. Planning for 2020-21 and Beyond
  4. 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 9, 2020
    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. Authorization for Spencer Elementary School to transfer school financial accounts to Poca Valley Bank and assign signatory authority to Treasurer / CSBO, Principal, and Secretary of the same.
    3. Policies
      1. Second Reading
        1. Policy 611 - Placement and Operation of Video Cameras in Certain Special Education Classrooms (new)
      2. Third Reading and Approval
        1. Policy 250 - Adoption of Instructional Resources (revised)
        2. Policy 410 - Enrollment (revised)
    4. Contract(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Roof Repair and Improvements to Roane County Schools Change Order #11 for ($240,380.62)
    5. Field Trips
      1. Spencer Middle School 7th and 8th graders to Mason, Ohio on 5/20/2020, transported by charter buses
      2. Roane County High School Choir/Band to Charleston, WV for All-State Band/Choir on 3/5/2020 to 3/7/2020, transported by personal vehicles
      3. Spencer Middle School Choir to Charleston, WV for WV All State Children's Chorus on 3/5/2020 to 3/6/2020, transported by personal vehicles
    6. Volunteers
    7. Student Transfers
  5. 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. Neal, Bruce - Coach, Boys Track (Roane County High School), effective January 13, 2020
      2. Raines, Tiffany - Assistant Coach, Track (Spencer Middle School), effective January 21, 2020
      3. Patton, Lori - Accountant II / Secretary II (Spencer Elementary School), effective January 21, 2020
      4. Greathouse, Larry - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 22, 2020
      5. Young, Randy - Bus Operator (Bus #17) (RCS - Operations), effective January 31, 2020, Retirement
      6. Keen, Barbara - Teacher / Science (Spencer Middle School), effective June 30, 2020, Retirement
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Casto, Donald - Substitute aide (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 24, 2020
      2. Kirby, Nancy - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 24, 2020
      3. Casto, Donald - Substitute bus operator (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 24, 2020
      4. Baker, John - Substitute custodian (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 24, 2020
    3. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Rucker, Janet - Custodian III (Roane County High School), effective January 1, 2020 to February 29, 2020
    4. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Gaughan, Kevin - Assistant Coach, Softball (Auxiliary) (Roane County High School), effective January 24, 2020
      2. Blackwell, Scotty - Coach, Softball (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective January 24, 2020
      3. Ashley, Kimberly - Supplemental Teacher / Tutor / Adult Mentor (Spencer Elementary School), effective January 24, 2020
      4. Pena, John - Assistant Coach, Football (Roane County High School), effective January 24, 2020
      5. Tolley, Sarah - Beginning Speech Language Pathologist Mentor (RCS - Central Office), effective January 24, 2020
      6. Burdette, Angela - Assistant Coach, Softball (Spencer Middle School), effective January 24, 2020
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. RJTC Administrative Council (1/21/2020)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for 6:00 pm on February 13, 2020 at Roane County High School.