Pocahontas County Board of Education Meeting Agenda for January 23rd, 2017

The Pocahontas County Board of Education will hold a regular meeting on Monday, January 23rd at the Board Conference Room in Marlinton. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the public is invited and encouraged to attend. Here is the agenda for this meeting.

The meeting will be called to order promptly at 6 p.m. The first order of business will be to consider the approval of minutes from the last regular meeting which was held on Monday,, January 9th and the Work session held on Tuesday January 10th..

After approving of this agenda, the Board will hear comments from the public – called “Delegations.” Any member of the public may sign up to address the Board on any topic for up to 10 minutes. They must provide the Board a written request at least 15 minutes before the meeting begins and must include in their request the names of the person or persons who will speak and the topic they wish to talk about.

Next the Board will receive Mr. Beam’s Superintendent’s Report and any Special Recognitions he wishes to offer.

Kayla Gibson, the Student Representative to the Board of Education will then be given the opportunity to present her report.

Joe Riley, Principal of PCHS will address the Board, as will Dustin Lambert, Principal of Marlinton Middle School.

The Board will then examine and consider approval for payment of a number of routine vender bills which include:

  • Vender Claims (bills) of $83,367.06
  • Local Government Purchasing Card charges of $69,650.35

They will review and consider approval of Grant Awards.

The Board will then consider approval of the personnel payrolls for January 20th in the amount of $215,491.21, approval of the November Bank Reconciliation, and some Budget Adjustments

Board members will then consider granting approval to Ruth Bland to have the authority to sign legal documents on behalf of the Board of Education as they pertain to the USDA DLT Grant 0723-A-16.

They will consider authorizing Shannon Alderman and Gina A. Hardesty to be volunteer basketbqall coaches at Hillsboro elementary School.

The Board of Education will then consider approval of a Professional and Service Personnel Agenda which can be found with this story on our website, www.alleghenymountainradio.org .

The Board members will then each have an opportunity to address the Board about Board issues during the “Matters of the Board” section of the meeting.

 

PERSONNEL AGENDA

January 23, 2017 Professional and Service Personnel PERSONNEL

 

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School:
REQUESTED TRANSFER:

 

CAROLYN PENNINGTON, from Itinerant Special Education Classroom Aide/Bus Aide for Pocahontas County Schools (assignment: Marlinton Elementary School) to Itinerant Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher/Classroom Aide/ Bus Aide – Preschool Special Needs/Preschool for Pocahontas County Schools (assignment: Green Bank Elementary-Middle School), effective for the 2017-2018 school year, at state basic pay. Term of employment is 200 days.
Marlinton Elementary School:
RESIGNATION: ROSANNE T. ZENI, due to retirement, as Teacher of Early Education at Marlinton Elementary School, effective at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Pocahontas County Schools:
REQUESTED TRANSFER: RYAN C. ALDERMAN, as School Bus Operator for Pocahontas County Schools from his current run to run as follows:

Morning Run:

Beginning at Marlinton Middle School travel US 219 North to Woodrow Road, travel Woodrow Road to East Woodrow Branch Road, return to Woodrow Road, travel Woodrow Road to Jerico Road, travel Jerico Road to intersection of USR 219, proceed to Marlinton Elementary School and then to Marlinton Middle School.

Afternoon Run: Reverse of Morning Run

SNOW ROUTE: Beginning at Marlinton Middle School, travel 219 to Woodrow Road, travel Woodrow Road to intersection of Woodrow Road and Woodrow Branch Road, return to 219. Travel 219 to Marlinton Elementary School and then to Marlinton Middle School. May pick up students that other buses cannot.

Effective January 25, 2017 for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year, at state basic pay, term of employment is 88 days. NOTE: Term of employment shall be 200 days each year thereafter.

ABOLISHMENT OF POSITION: Itinerant Special Education Classroom Aide/Bus Aide for Pocahontas County Schools (assignment: Marlinton Elementary School), effective at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
EMPLOYMENT: Of the following as Substitute Aide for Pocahontas County Schools, effective January 25, 2017 for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year, as needed, at state basic pay:

Patricia G. Cochran

Pamela G. Friel

Amanda G. McCarty

Shelby L. Snead

Holly L. Strader

EMPLOYMENT:

 

 

 

 

 

Of the following as Substitute Cook for Pocahontas County

Schools, effective January 25, 2017 for the remainder of the

2016-2017 school year, as needed, at state basic pay:

Pamela G. Friel

Amanda G. McCarty

Sherri Mullens

EMPLOYMENT:

 

 

 

TIMOTHY WADE, as Substitute Custodian for Pocahontas County Schools, retroactive to January 10, 2017 for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year, as needed, at state basic pay.
EMPLOYMENT:

 

PAMELA G. FRIEL, as Substitute Custodian for Pocahontas County Schools, retroactive to January 11, 2017 for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year, as needed, at state basic pay.

 

 

 

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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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