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Statutory Meeting of the
Board of Education of the County of Roane

July 6, 2020

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 attendance is 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. Per Roane County Board of Education Policy 020, a time for public participation is provided during regular meetings only unless otherwise noted on this agenda. The Board reserves the right to amend this agenda with emergency personnel/financial matters which may arise after publication.

  1. This meeting could have been joined remotely. The public could join by calling 1-304-553-7794 and entering the provided conference ID or by joining on Microsoft Teams using the provided link.
  2. Swearing in of Newly Elected and Re-elected Board Members
    1. Daris Harper (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2024)
    2. Eileen Richardson (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2024)
  3. Election of Officers
    1. President
    2. Vice President
  4. Appointments to Commitees
    1. Roane-Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council
    2. Roane County WVU Extension Service Committee
  5. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Update on BOE operations during summer of 2020 and planning for 2020-21
      1. Use of Facilities by External Groups
    2. Administrative Guidelines for Review
      1. AG 223.i - Substitution of Required Courses for High School Graduation
      2. AG 223.ii - Alternative Means to Earn High School Credit
    3. Calendar of BOE Meetings for the first half of 2020-21
  6. Consent AgendaMotion 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 June 25, 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
    3. 2020-21 Roane County Universal Pre-K Calendar
    4. Policies
      1. First Reading
        1. Policy 223 - Program of Study for High School (Grades 9 through 12) (revised)
    5. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Safe School Entrance Renovations for Spencer Elementary School and Roane County High School Change Order #1 for ($3,400)
      2. Safe School Entrance Renovations for Spencer Elementary School and Roane County High School Change Order #2 for $526.43
      3. Safe School Entrance Renovations for Spencer Elementary School and Roane County High School Change Order #3 for $373.58
      4. Pavement Repair and Improvements to Spencer Elementary School Change Order #1 for $33,000
      5. Pavement Repair and Improvements to Spencer Middle School and Walton Elementary/Middle School Change Order #2 for $31,500
      6. Workers Compensation Insurance through Travelers Group (by agent Tawney Insurance; renewal)
      7. 2020-21 Pre-K Collaborative Contract with AFL-CIO Appalachian Council Head Start and Budget for the same
      8. Knotts Consulting for High School Equivalency Assessment (TASC)
      9. Linguacare Associates, Inc. for physical therapy services
      10. Knotts Consulting for diagnostic testing
      11. Linguacare Associates, Inc. for speech and language services
      12. Sounds of Sign for deaf and hard of hearing consult
      13. Professional Therapy Services, Inc. for speech language, occupational, and/or physical therapies
      14. Alpha Mechanical Service, Inc. for preventative maintenance
      15. Contract with Simmerman Hearing for audiologist services
      16. JBT Signs (Julie Turley) for deaf and hard of hearing consult
      17. Transportation contract for 2 students
      18. Transportation contract for 1 student
      19. Integrated Speech Solutions, LLC for speech and language services
    6. Field trip(s)
    7. Volunteer(s)
    8. Student Transfer(s)
  7. Personnel Consent AgendaMotion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Resignation(s)
      1. Huffman, Billie - Coach, Cheer (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 2, 2020
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Ford, Toby - Summer School Credit Recovery Teacher (Roane County High School), effective July 13, 2020, for additional 15 days of employment beyond usual term for the summer of 2020 only on an as/if needed basis
      2. Chaney, Eric - Bus Operator (Bus #53) (RCS - Operations), effective August 10, 2020, from the substitute list
      3. _______________________ - Teacher / English (Spencer Middle School), effective August 10, 2020
      4. Harper, Amber - Teacher / Title I (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 10, 2020, pending CIB clearance
    3. Transfer(s)
      1. Heis, Rachael - Teacher / Career Literacy (Spencer Middle School) to Teacher / English (6th Grade) (Spencer Middle School), effective July 1, 2020
      2. Huffman, Melissa - Bus Operator (Bus #13) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #39) (RCS - Operations), effective July 1, 2020
    Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Melissa O'Brien, Superintendent's designee.
      1. Duncan, Sarah - Teacher / Art (Roane County High School) to Teacher / Career Literacy (Spencer Middle School), effective July 1, 2020
  8. Reports of Committees
  9. Superintendent's Remarks
  10. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the regular meeting on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for 6:00 pm on July 23, 2020 at Roane County High School.