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

January 10, 2019

6:00 pm @ Roane County High School, Spencer, WV

  1. Presentations
    1. Positively ChargedMotion by Jeffrey Tanner and seconded by Gregory Boggs to approve. Motion carried. (9:54 pm)
    2. Public Participation
  2. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Recognition of donation of sound equipment to Roane County High School from Studimo during holiday concert on December 21, 2018Motion by Gregory Boggs and seconded by Jeffrey Tanner to approve. Motion carried. (6:11 pm)
    2. Resolution that the facility on the campus of RCHS commonly referred to as the practice field be renamed as "Andy Kinder Practice Facility"Motion by Jeffrey Tanner and seconded by Gregory Boggs to approve. Motion carried. (6:15 pm)
    3. Student expulsion hearing #01102019Motion by Eileen Richardson and seconded by Gregory Boggs to go into closed session. Motion carried. (6:16 pm)Motion by Jeffrey Tanner and seconded by Gregory Boggs to return to open session. Motion carried. No action was taken in closed session. (7:18 pm)Motion by Jeffrey Tanner and seconded by Gregory Boggs to ratify the suspension of Student #01102019 for 10 days and to return to school on January 11, 2019, with a follow up on the student's progress in 9 weeks. Motion carried. (7:19 pm)
    4. Recommendation for disciplinary action regarding Employee A, a teacherMotion by Jeffrey Tanner and seconded by Gregory Boggs to go into closed session. Motion carried. (7:24 pm)Motion by James Minney and seconded by Eileen Richardson to return to open session. Motion carried. No action was taken in closed session. (8:24 pm)Motion by Jeffrey Tanner and seconded by James Minney to ratify the disciplinary actions of the Superintendent and terminate Michael Burch, Teacher at Roane County High School, effective immediately. Motion carried. (8:24 pm)
    5. Approval of revised job description for Treasurer / Chief School Business OfficialMotion by James Minney and seconded by Jeffrey Tanner to approve. Motion carried. (8:33 pm)
    6. Revision to Supplemental Salary ScheduleMotion by Gregory Boggs and seconded by Jeffrey Tanner to approve. Motion carried. (8:39 pm)
    7. Mid-year update on Board and Superintendent goals
  3. Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by Gregory Boggs and seconded by Jeffrey Tanner to approve the following consent agenda as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent. Motion carried. (8:44 pm)
    1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Board Meeting December 20, 2018
    2. Miscellaneous
      1. Financial
        1. Transfers/supplements to the buddget
        2. Payment of bills as submitted; Pre-approval to release checks not to exceed $20,000 prior to the next board meeting.
        3. Financial Reports
      2. Policies
      3. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
        1. 2018-19 Pre-K Collaborative Contract with AFL-CIO Appalachian Council Head Start
        2. Contract with VLH Consultants for psychological services
        3. School Facility Sponsorship Agreement with Handimart, LLC (former SES ball field)
        4. Advertising Agreement with First Neighborhood Bank (Handimart Field)
        5. Advertising Agreement with Poca Valley Bank (Handimart Field)
        6. Advertising Agreement with Honest Fred's Flooring (Handimart Field)
        7. Advertising Agreement with Barsh Opticians & Hearing Aid Center (Handimart Field)
        8. Advertising Agreement with Hildreth Oil Field Supply, Inc. (Handimart Field)
        9. Advertising Agreement with Ashley Insurance Agency (Handimart Field)
        10. Advertising Agreement with Star Weld (Handimart Field)
        11. Advertising Agreement with Hardman Supply Company (Handimart Field)
        12. Advertising Agreement with Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home (Handimart Field)
        13. Advertising Agreement with Spencer Dairy Queen (Handimart Field)
        14. Advertising Agreement with Jack Garrett Ford (Handimart Field)
        15. Advertising Agreement with Spencer Tire and Mounting (Handimart Field)
        16. Advertising Agreement with Contractor Services Inc. of West Virginia [ConServ] (Handimart Field)
        17. Advertising Agreement with Reserve Oil & Gas, Inc. (Handimart Field)
      4. Fieldtrip(s)
      5. Volunteer(s)
      6. Student Transfer(s)
  4. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by Gregory Boggs and seconded by Jeffrey Tanner to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent. Motion carried. (9:51 pm)
    1. Resignation(s)
      1. Taylor, Christopher - Coach, Track (Spencer Middle School), effective January 3, 2019
      2. Jarrell, Shawnee - Coach, Softball (Spencer Middle School), effective January 4, 2019
      3. Jarrell, Jacob - Assistant Coach, Softball (Spencer Middle School), effective January 4, 2019
      4. Downey, Amy - Treasurer / Chief School Business Official (RCS - Central Office), effective January 31, 2019
    2. Employment(s)
      1. Cohen, Kourtney - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 11, 2019
      2. Gibson, David - Substitute teacher (RCS - Substitutes), effective January 11, 2019
      3. Raines, Tiffany - Teacher / English (Spencer Middle School), effective January 11, 2019, pending release from current employer, CIB clearance
      4. Villers, Joseph - Teacher / Special Education (Roane County High School), effective February 18, 2019, pending CIB clearance
    3. Extracurricular(s)
      1. Reichard, Terri - Mentor for Accountant III / Payroll Supervisor (RCS - Central Office), effective January 11, 2019
      2. Cross, Geneva - Assistant Coach, Boys Basketball (Auxiliary) (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective January 11, 2019
      1. Motion by Jeffrey Tanner and seconded by Gregory Boggs to approve as recommended by Melissa O'Brien, Superintendent's designee. Motion carried. (9:54 pm)Duncan, Sarah - Teacher / Tutor of English Language Learners (RCS - Itinerant), effective January 11, 2019
  5. Reports of Committees
  6. Superintendent's Remarks
  7. AdjournMotion by Gregory Boggs and seconded by Jeffrey Tanner to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Roane County High School at 6:00 pm. Motion carried. (9:58 pm)