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

March 26, 2020

6:00 pm @ Roane County Schools Central Office, 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. This meeting will be held virtually / telephonically. The public can join by calling 1-304-553-7794 and entering the conference ID 474 697 676. You can also join on Microsoft Teams using this link.
  2. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
    3. Student Achievement
      1. Lessons Learned So Far in Distance Learning
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Update on BOE operations during statewide school closure due to COVID-19 outbreak
  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 March 12, 2020
    2. Correction of minutes of Regular Board Meeting on February 27, 2020
    3. Correction of minutes of Regular Board Meeting on February 13, 2020
    4. 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
    5. Levy Estimate FY 2021
      1. General Current Expenses - $3,143,140
        1. Class I - 19.40 cents per $100
        2. Class II - 38.80 cents per $100
        3. Class III & IV - 77.60 cents per $100
      2. Bond Levy - $779,675
        1. Class I - 4.98 cents per $100
        2. Class II - 9.96 cents per $100
        3. Class III & IV - 19.92 cents per $100
    6. Policies
    7. Contract(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Lowest bidders for mowing in 2020 as attached
    8. Field Trips
    9. Volunteers
    10. 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. Bush, Lindsey - Teacher / Social Studies (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective June 30, 2020
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Nester, Carrie - Cook II (Spencer Elementary School), effective March 27, 2020, from the substitute list
    3. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Goodwin, Kendra - Teacher / Spanish (Roane County High School), effective January 2, 2020 to March 26, 2020, amendment of previous leave (from December 5, 2019)
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane-Jackson Technical Center (3/17/2020)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment / Recess
    1. Recess until the statutory meeting on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at a time and place to be determined. The next regular meeting will be Thursday, April 9, 2020, at a time and place to be determined.