The Board of Education met recently in a reconvened statutory session with all but one Board member present . During the meeting the Board unanimously approved the Levy Order and Rate Sheet for the 2015 tax year.
Following the statutory session the Board met in regular session with all members present. Following the Call to Order and The Pledge of Allegiance and having no delegations pertaining to Agenda Items the Board moved to Agenda Adjustments.
With some minor agenda adjustments the Board moved to consent items.
The Board approved the minutes of the April 7, 2014 meeting as presented.
The vendor accounts and paid bills were approved as presented.
The Monthly financial report for March 2014 was approved as presented.
After a short discussion and explanation, the 2014-15 school calendar was approved as presented.
The Board accepted and approved the bid from Citizens Bank of WV for banking services.
The Board approved the following out-of-state professional leave and student travel requests:
Mr. Dale’s PK Class to Idlewild Park, PA on May 20, 2014.
TCHS Skills USA Members to Kennywood Park, PA on May 16, 2014.
Superintendent acknowledged the receipt of an intent to homeschool.
Broaddus Total Therapy in Philippi, WV was approved as a job shadow site.
The Board reviewed the Transportation Report submitted by the Transportation Supervisor and approved by Superintendent Campbell.
TCHS Principal, Jay Hamric, gave a short presentation on Gymnasium and Locker Room Improvements. He stated that a member of the community has been working to obtain funding for the project through private donations and fundraisers, with many of the private donations coming from alumni and former TCHS basketball players. Improvement and enhancements are to include re-finishing the gym floor along with remodeling the girls’ locker room. The work is to be done during the 2014 Summer break.
Board member Tim Turner had concerns regarding the removal of the shower area. He felt that the opportunity is there for the community to use the shower facilities during an emergency. Mr. Hamric stated that the number of shower stalls would be reduced from eight to seven, and that there were additional shower facilities available for use throughout the building.
The Board stated that they were in favor of the project as long as there would be one shower stall for future use.
Having no Board Committee Reports or Delegations Pertaining to Non-Agenda Items the Board moved on to Personnel where it went into Executive Session to discuss personnel matters .
The Board adjourned from Executive Session with no action taken.
The Board approved the following Service Personnel Recommendations for Employment :
Harry Poling, Bus Operator, Bus Run 8-A, for the 2014-2015 School Year.
Grace Snyder, Custodian (Long-Term Substitute), TVEMS, effective April 16, 2014 until full-time employee returns to work.
The Board approved the following Extra-Curricular Recommendation for Employment:
Terry Hauser, Greenhouse Supervisor, TCHS, Twenty days.
The Board adjourned.
The next meeting of the Tucker County Board of Education will be Monday, May 12, at the Tucker County High School, 116 Mountain Lion Way, Hambleton, WV. There will be a Special Meeting (Public Budget Hearing) at 4:30 p.m. followed by a LSIC meeting at 4:45 p.m. then a Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m.
For further questions call: 304-478-2771 or go to: www.tuckercountyschools.com .