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November 8, 2012 at 5:00 PM - Henry County Board of Education Regular November Meeting

Minutes
Call to Order
Speaker(s):  Chairman Tom Beasley
Discussion:  Jim McCampbell led in the pledge of allegiance. Doug Braden recognized a moment of silence.
Citizen's Forum
Adoption of Agendas
Adopt & Approve the Consent Agenda
Discussion:  Director Miles asked that budget amendment 141-06 be pulled from the consent agenda and be added to the main agenda.
Director's Personnel Report
Nurse's Report
Budget Amendments
Compliance Report
STAR Center Contract
Al Barras, Licensed Teacher of the Visually Impaired Contract
Adopt & Approve the Main Agenda
Discussion:  Added 141-06 and Closed Executive Session Braden Motion Frey Second
Budget Amendment 141-06
Discussion:  Judy Kee presented information regarding the Safe School Act Grant. A budget amendment was needed since the district was awarded $900 above the projected grant amount. The total grant was for $15,900. Board members had some questions regarding the grant and line items budgeted. Mr. Miles and Mrs. Kee answered questions from the board.
Recognition of Family Resource Center
Speaker(s):  Sam Miles
Discussion:  Mr. Miles recognized FRC as well as the weekend backpack program. Becky Holland introduced Jackie Holman who was recognized by the Paris/Henry County Chamber of Commerce as volunteer of the year. Mrs. Holman has volunteered for 17 years at FRC.
Surplus Electronic Equipment
Speaker(s):  Denton Jordan
Discussion:  Mr. Jordan informed the board that the surplus is done this way because it contains a high amount of mercury
Resolution on Federal Funding
Speaker(s):  Sam Miles
Discussion:  Mr. Miles explained that this resolution was presented by TSBA. The board had discussion regarding federal funding.
Director's Report
Speaker(s):  Sam Miles
Discussion:  Emergency Response Plan - Stephanie Winders Mr. Miles explained that the plan would be available for review by the community for the next 30 days. He provided the board with a summary of changes to the plan. Mrs. Winders explained the purpose of the plan and the process for reviewing the plan. Mrs. Winders also pointed out that the plan is developed and prepared by a committee of people which includes Nurses, Guidance Counselors, Law Enforcement and Emergency Management Director. Insurance - Mr. Miles Mr. Miles explained that he and Tiffany Latta had visited with employees at each of the schools. Mr. Miles explained that our system will incur approximately $80,000 more costs in insurance. He stated that he isn't asking for a budget amendment at this time because the system.
Common Core Update
Speaker(s):  Betsy Allison & Renea Wade
Discussion:  Mr. Miles reminded the board that Common Core was discussed at the closing of the TSBA Annual Convention. Dr. Wade and Mrs. Allison presented the board with information on how our district is implementing the Common Core Standards.
Closed Executive Session
Discussion:  Adjourned at 6:11 pm
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