Pocahontas BOE Meeting Agenda for the May 16th Meeting

The Pocahontas County Board of Education will hold their next regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16th in the Board Conference Room in their office in Buckeye with the following agenda:

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

Haley Spencer, the Student Representative to the board will deliver her report.

Joanna Burt-Kinderman, the Math Coach, will deliver an Academic Achievement report.


The board will next consider consent approval of routine financial matters, as well as approval of the Pocahontas County Schools’ 2023-2024 budget, including the Food Service Budget and the StepVII Budget.

They will also consider approval for the Director of Finance/Treasurer to pay invoices prior to board approval from June 7th through July 18th.

Regarding Miscellaneous matters, the board will consider:

  • Approval of an MOU between and among WV Schools of Diversion and Transition Programs, the West Virginia Bureau of Juvenile Justice, and the BOE to clarify the roles and responsibilities of all parties regarding the delivery of services to PCS students who are placed in the Pocahontas County Youth Reporting Center for the 2023-2024 school year.
  • Approval to remain in conjunction with the Country Roads Cooperative in a roll-over bid with Gordon Food Service/HPS, per the terms of the 2021-2022 bid agreement, including the annual membership fee for the upcoming school year.
  • Approval of the three week out-of-season athletic practice dates for the 2023-2024 season from June 12, 2023 through June 30, 2023.
  • Approving the recommended service and professional personnel actions.

Prior to adjourning, the board will conduct their Matters of the Board discussion.

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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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