Pocahontas County Board of Education Meeting Agenda, Monday, 1-28-19

On Monday, January 28th at 6:00 p.m., the Pocahontas County Board of Education will hold its regular meeting at the Board of Education Conference Room in Buckeye with the following agenda.

The meeting will begin with approval of the minutes from the January 7th   Board of Education meeting. After approving of the agenda for its current meeting, the Board will hear comments from the public – called “Delegations.”

Next the Board will receive Mr. Beam’s Superintendent’s Report and any Special Recognitions he wishes to offer followed by an informational report from Jarod Liptrap, the Student Representative to the Board of Education.

The Board will then examine and consider approval of the following financial matters:

Payment of vender claims; Grant awards; Budget adjustments; the January 4th employee payroll; the December bank reconciliation; an increase in the rate of reimbursement for travel from 4.5 cents per mile to 5.8 cents per mile effective January 28th; and approval of Pocahontas County Schools Summary Schedule of Revenues and Expenditures on a Cash Basis for the month ended December, 2018

The Board will then consider the following from the Miscellaneous portion of the agenda:

Approval of a 30-day comment period on Policy BCBM (first reading.)

Approval of Kenneth Beezley and Ruthana Beezley as Community and Volunteers for the 2018 -2019 school year.

Approval for the PCHS ProStart students to travel to the Greenbrier Resort retroactive to January 26th and returning on January 28th for a seminar.

Approval for the PCHS ProStart students to travel to the Charleston Marriott Town Center on February 14th and returning on February 15th to participate in the Junior Cast Iron Cookoff Competition.

Approval for the PCHS ProStart students to travel to the Morgantown Marriott on March 4th and returning on March 6th to participate in the State Hospitality Cup Competition.

Approval for the PCHS ProStart students to travel to Indiana University in Indiana, Pennsylvania and to Pierpont Community College in Fairmont, West Virginia to visit culinary colleges to explore their secondary options upon graduation.

Approval of a professional and service personnel agenda, an abbreviated copy of which can be found at the end of this story.

They will then end the meeting with a “matters of the Board” session where each Board Member can speak to the Board and to the public, followed by adjournment of the meeting.

 

PERSONNEL AGENDA

 January 28, 2019

 Professional and Service Personnel

PERSONNEL

 

Pocahontas County Schools

RETIREMENT:  Margaret Baker as Teacher of Art, Marlinton Middle School,  effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

RETIREMENT:  Lisa Dennison as Chile Nutrition Director and alternative Education Teacher, effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Marlinton Middle School

EMPLOYMENT: jessie L. Sharp, as Head Basketball Coach (boys), effective for the 2018 -2019 season, at a supplement of $750.00. Retroactive to November 7, 2018.

EMPLOYMENT: Shannon Arbogast, as Head Basketball Coach (girls), effective for the 2018 -2019 season, at a supplement of $750.00. Retroactive to November 7, 2018.

 

Green Bank Elem./Middle School

RETIREMENT:  Cheryl L. Nelson as Teacher of 4th Grade, effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Pocahontas County High School

EMPLOYMENT: Holly Beverage as Custodian IV/Sanitation Plant Operator, effective on January 30,2019. Shift 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

EMPLOYMENT: Jerald Ramos, as Itinerant Teacher of Special Education effective January 30,2019 for the remainder of the 2018 -2019 school year.

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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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