Pocahontas County Board of Education Agenda for the January 5th, 2021 Meeting

The Pocahontas County Board of Education will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, January 5th starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Board Office Conference Room in Buckeye. This meeting will not be open for public attendance, but will be held virtually using Zoom Meeting. The public may link to this meeting. Directions to do this can be found at the end of this story.

Here is the agenda for this meeting.

After approving of the minutes from their December 15th meeting, they will approve the agenda for the current meeting.

The Board Members will then hear any delegations from the public who wish to address the board. Those can be done via the Zoom Meeting.

Next, the Superintendent will deliver his report and offer any special recognitions.

This will be followed by informational reports by Jacob Kinnison, the Student Representative and from School Treasurer Sherry Radcliff who will discuss the bid to purchase a new truck.

In financial matters:

The board members will consider approval of routine financial matters as well as approving the change of travel reimbursement from 57.5 cents per mile to 56 cents per mile, effective January 1, 2021.

In miscellaneous actions:

  • The board will place revisions to the schools’ travel policies on 30-day comment.
  • They will consider approving Country Roads Leasing, LLC to finance the lease purchase of energy savings equipment, and selection of Pendleton County Bank as the lender.
  • They will review their school reentry plan to consider making revisions.

The board will then conduct a “matters of the Board” discussion, following which they will adjourn the meeting.

Directions for linking to this meeting via Zoom Meeting:

Zoom Audio Link

Audio link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82500639927?pwd=VS9sem9pZXdOYWd1TE9Lb0F1N3YzUT09

Meeting ID: 825 0063 9927

Password: 7b708I

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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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