Pocahontas BOE Meeting Agenda for the December 13th Meeting

The Pocahontas County Board of Education’s next meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 13th at Marlinton Middle School. There will be a Local School Improvement Council meeting beginning at 3:00 pm followed by the regular meeting at 4:15 pm. The agenda for the regular meeting is as follows.

After normal opening procedures, the board will hear any delegations from the public, and then receive the Superintendent’s report and his special recognitions.

There will be informational reports from the following:

  1. Haley Spencer, the Student Representative to the board
  2. Jay Miller will talk about a math tutor proposal.
  3. Shana Alderman will deliver a Green Bank Elementary/Middle School academic update.
  4. Lynne Bostic, Shirlene Groseclose, Devan Gum and Cammy Kesterson will deliver a virtual instruction update.

The board will then consider consent approval of routine financial matters and reports as well as two additional financial items:

  1. Approval of the Pocahontas County Schools Management Representation Letter- single Audit as of June 30, 2022, with a fee of $25,260.
  2. Approval to pay the Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation at a rate of $50.00 per hour to provide grant application writing services for the Renew Americas Schools Grant

Next the board will consider these Miscellaneous agenda items:

  • Approval of additional school-based fundraisers for Green Bank Elementary/Middle School and for Marlinton Elementary School.
  • Approval of additional Parent and Community Volunteers for the current school year.
  • The approval of the recommended list of Service and Professional personnel actions.

The board will conduct a Matters of the Board discussion prior to adjourning the meeting.

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Tim Walker

Tim is the WVMR News Reporter. Tim is a native of Maryland who started coming to Pocahontas County in the 1970’s as a caver. He bought land on Droop Mountain off Jacox Road in 1976 and built a small house there in the early 80’s. While still working in Maryland, Tim spent much time at his place which is located on the Friars Hole Cave Preserve. Retiring in 2011 as a Lieutenant with the Anne Arundel County Police Department in Maryland, Tim finally took the plunge and moved from Maryland to his real home on Droop Mountain. He began working as the Pocahontas County Reporter for Allegheny Mountain Radio in January of 2015.

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