Pocahontas County Board of Education Meeting Agenda, Monday, 5-13-19

There will be a regular meeting of the Pocahontas County Board of Education at their Office Conference Room in Buckeye on Monday, May 13th at 6 p.m. with the following agenda.

After normal opening items such as, approving of minutes of prior meetings and of the agenda for this meeting they will receive public input called delegations.

The Board will receive Mr. Beam’s Superintendent’s Report and Special Recognitions.

They will next receive informational reports from the following: Jarod Liptrap, the Student Representative to the Board of Education; members of the National Youth Leadership of SADD; and from Stephanie Burns, the School system’s English Language Arts Coach.

The Board will then approve routine financial matters.

Next, they will consider approving of an annual agreement to participate in the West Virginia Department of Agriculture’s Food Distribution Program, and approval of an Attendance Zone Policy, which will require students living in a particular area of the County to attend a particular middle or elementary school.

They will approve a professional and service personnel agenda. A link to the official meeting agenda which contains this proposed personnel agenda can be found here-5-13-19 BOE Actual Agenda PDF

The Board 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.

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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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