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

July 14, 2022

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 can be joined remotely. The public can join by calling 1-304-553-7794 and entering the conference ID 554 976 060 or by joining on Microsoft Teams using this link.
  2. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Create new positions to facilitate supper program
      1. Cook II, Spencer Elementary School (7:30 am - 3:30 pm) [1 position]
      2. Cook II, Spencer Middle School (7:30 am - 3:30 pm) [1 position]
    2. Create new extracurricular assignment
      1. Assistant Soccer Coach, Roane County High School (9 days equivalent) [1 position]
    3. Approval of Roane County Virtual School vendor for 2022-23
    4. Update on grounds maintenance at Roane County High School and Athletic Complex
    5. Reconfiguration of Athletic Director positions and create of Game Managers
    6. Update on School Safety Policies and Procedures
    7. Update on Series 2019 Bond Construction Program and ESSER Plan and Budget
    8. Approval of bid(s) related to the construction of a new Spencer Middle School (Bids to be opened at 1:30 pm on Thursday, July 14, 2022)
  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 the Regular Board Meeting on June 20, 2022 and Statutory Board Meeting on July 5, 2022
    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
      1. 1st Reading
        1. Policy 340 - Safety (revised)
        2. Policy 341 - Environmental Health and Safety (new)
        3. Policy 544 - Employee Discipline (revised)
        4. Policy 610 - Facilities Maintenance (revised)
        5. Policy 720 - School Visitors (revised)
    4. Contract(s) / Bid(s) / Agreement(s)
      1. Dot One-Three Vision Contract for vision therapy services
      2. Professional Therapy Services, Inc. for speech/language, occupational, and/or physical therapies and assessments
      3. Preventative Maintenance Agreement with Alpha Mechanical Services, Inc. (renewal)
      4. Knotts Consulting for High School Equivalency Assessment coordination /examiner services
      5. 2022-23 Pre-K Collaborative Contract with AFL-CIO Appalachian Council Head Start
      6. Bid for motor oil, bio-diesel, and gasoline for the 2022-23 school year: Harris Oil Company
      7. Agreement with Wirt County Schools to provide child nutrition administrative service (renewal)
    5. Field Trips
    6. Volunteers
    7. Student Transfers
    8. Roane County Universal Pre-K Calendar for 2022-23
  5. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Create New Position(s)
      1. Assistant Coach, Soccer (RCHS), 0 days, effective July 15, 2022
      2. Cook II (SMS), 200 days, effective July 15, 2022
      3. Cook II (SES), 200 days, effective July 15, 2022
    2. Resignation(s)
      1. McGinnis, Toni - Coach, Cross Country (Roane County High School), effective June 28, 2022
      2. Warden, Jennifer - Therapist (RCS - Itinerant), effective June 30, 2022
      3. Raynor-Sears, Dawn - Teacher / Special Education (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 13, 2022
      4. Sloan, Lois - Aide / ECCAT (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective August 2, 2022
    3. New Employment(s)
      1. Hughes, Michael - General Maintenance (multi-classified with Bus Operator) (RCS - Operations), effective July 15, 2022
      2. Sutphin, Kelly - Step Up Program Cook (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 29, 2022
      3. Myers, Kristen - Middle School Step Up Teacher (Spencer Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      4. Matheney, Lora - Middle School Step Up Teacher (Spencer Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      5. Freeland, Tina - Step Up Program Cook (Roane County High School), effective July 29, 2022
      6. Stockner, Shannon - Step Up Program Cook (Roane County High School), effective July 29, 2022
      7. Huffman, Orland - High School Step Up Teacher (Roane County High School), effective July 29, 2022
      8. Nester, Carrie - Step Up Program Cook (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 29, 2022
      9. Engle, Stacy - Kindergarten Step Up Teacher (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 29, 2022
      10. Saunders, Alexis - Kindergarten Step Up Teacher (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 29, 2022
      11. Strickland, Melissa - Step Up Program Cook (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      12. Harper, Tracy - Step Up Program Cook (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      13. Vaughan, Brittney - Kindergarten Step Up Teacher (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      14. Ward, Cari - Kindergarten Step Up Teacher (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 29, 2022
      15. Burns, Sarah - Step Up Program Cook (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 29, 2022
      16. Windland, Ranell - Step Up Program Bus Operator (RCS - Operations), effective August 1, 2022
      17. Strickland, Orville - Step Up Program Bus Operator (RCS - Operations), effective August 1, 2022
      18. Stockner, Curtis - Step Up Program Bus Operator (RCS - Operations), effective August 1, 2022
      19. McGlothlin, Vicki - Step Up Program Bus Operator (RCS - Operations), effective August 1, 2022
      20. Lesher, David - Step Up Program Bus Operator (RCS - Operations), effective August 1, 2022
      21. Pritt, Courtney - Aide V / Special Education Assistant Teacher (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 17, 2022, from the substitute list
      22. McGuire, Katlynn - Teacher / 4th Grade (Spencer Elementary School), effective August 17, 2022
      23. Myers, Kristen - Teacher / 5th Grade (Spencer Middle School), effective August 17, 2022, replaces Employment from March 24, 2022
    4. Transfer person(s)
      1. Elmore, Richard - Bus Operator (Bus #16) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #14) (RCS - Operations), effective July 1, 2022
      2. Miller, Allison - Teacher / Title I (Spencer Elementary School) to Teacher / 4th Grade (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 1, 2022
      3. Dolan, Corena - Teacher / 4th Grade (Spencer Elementary School) to Teacher / 3rd Grade (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 1, 2022
      4. Stewart, Ronald - General Maintenance (multi-classified with Bus Operator) (RCS - Operations) to Mechanic (multi-classified with Bus Operator) (RCS - Operations), effective July 15, 2022
      5. Karnes-Webb, Gwendlyn - Cook II (Spencer Middle School) to Cook II (Roane County High School), effective July 15, 2022
      6. Brisendine, Jamie - Custodian III (Walton Elementary / Middle School) to Custodian III (Walton Elementary / Middle School), effective July 15, 2022, (shift change)
      7. Chaney, Eric - Bus Operator (Bus #26) (RCS - Operations) to Bus Operator (Bus #16) (RCS - Operations), effective July 15, 2022
    5. Leave of Absence(s)
      1. Keaton, Rebecca - Teacher / Career Literacy (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective September 23, 2022 to November 10, 2022
    6. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Harold, Gary - Extracurriculars Bus Run (RCS - Operations), effective August 24, 2022
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (6/27/2022)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the next regular board meeting on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 6:00 pm at Roane County High School.