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

January 21, 2021

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. This meeting could be 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. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
    3. Student Achievement
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Update of BOE operations during COVID-19
      1. State BOE Action
      2. ESSERF 2
      3. Recovery
    2. Create additional positions of Teacher / Kindergarten & 1st Grade and Aide / ECCAT, Spencer Elementary School, for remainder of 2020-21 school year only and funded by ESSERF 2
    3. Personnel Planning for 2021-22
    4. Approval to Submit Application for Funding for a new Spencer Middle School under the 2020-21 School Building Authority Needs Cycle
  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 7, 2021
    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. Policies
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Safe School Entrance Renovations for Spencer Elementary School and Roane County High School Change Order #4 for $1,219.20
      2. Approval for Field Placement of Amber Arko, an education student at WVU-P
      3. Agreement for Caretaker's Residence at RCHS (change in tenant)
    5. Field trip(s)
    6. Volunteer(s)
    7. Student Transfer(s)
      1. 2 student transfers from Clay County Schools
  5. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Create(s)
      1. Teacher / Kindergarten & 1st Grade (SES), 200 days, effective July 1, 2021
      2. Aide / ECCAT (SES), 200 days, effective July 1, 2021
    2. Resignation(s)
      1. Mills, Ashley - Coach, Boys Basketball (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective January 21, 2021
      2. Mills, Jordan - Assistant Coach, Boys Basketball (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective January 21, 2021
    3. Employment(s)
      1. Taylor, Christopher - Custodian III (Spencer Middle School), effective January 22, 2021
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane-Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (1/19/2021)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular meeting, Thursday, February, 11 2021, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School