November 23, 2017

Board of Education Meeting Minutes (9/13/11)

Principals Receive Accreditation for Quality: Stephanie McRae (Ephesus Elementary), Debbie Willard (Heard Elementary), Mike Roberts (HCMS), Russell Sowell (Heard High School), Not pictured: Carol Thomas (Centralhatchee Elementary)

The Heard County Board of Education met in a regular meeting on September 13, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Office in Franklin. Present were Vice Chairman Roger Harrod, Tony Burson, Mike Crockett, Tim Holtzclaw and Superintendent Jerry Prince. Chairman Morris Long was out of town.

I. Mr. Harrod called the meeting to order and Mr. Crockett gave the invocation.

II. Mr. Crockett moved to adopt the agenda with the addition of IX. Items for Approval D. Local Board Training Plan for FY12 and X. Personnel C. Executive Session. The Second was by Mr. Holztclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for agenda.

III. Mr. Holtzclaw moved to approve the minutes of the August 9 and 23, 2011 Meetings. The Second was by Mr. Burson. Unanimous.

IV. Special Recognition
A. Dr. Cole presented certifications for Accreditation with Quality for 2011-2012 from the Georgia Accrediting Commission to Heard County School System, Heard County Comprehensive High School, Heard County Middle School, Heard County Elementary School, Ephesus Elementary School, and Centralhatchee Elementary School.

V. There was no public participation.

VI. Policy Matters. See attachment book for policies.
A. Upon Mr. Prince’s recommendation, Mr. Burson moved to approve policies BHB-Nepotism (new), JB- Student Attendance (amended) and JGCD-Medication (amended). The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous.
B. Mr. Prince presented policies for the Board to review and consider for approval at the October 11, 2011 meeting. Policies presented were JBC-School Admission (amended) JBCD-Transfers and Withdrawals (amended) and IFBGE-Internet Safety (amended).

VII. Staff Reports
A. Dr. Cole presented the 2010-2011 annual professional learning report recently submitted to the Georgia Department of Education.
B. Mr. Kay reviewed notification to students of fees associated with dual enrollment at West Georgia Technical College and contracted services provided by West Georgia RESA for Smart Board repairs and maintenance.

VIII. Superintendents Reports
A. Mr. Prince reviewed current financial statements, activity in Debt Service account, SPLOST fund expenditures, and grant funds. Mr. Prince reviewed fund balances in system accounts and SPLOST revenue. Upon Mr. Prince’s recommendation, Mr. Burson moved to approve the financial report as presented. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for report.
B. Mr. Prince presented a construction report.

IX. Items for Approval
A. Mr. Crockett moved to approve school fundraisers as presented. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for list.
B. Mr. Burson moved to approve the purchase of marker and tack boards for the horticulture classroom and lab with QSCB funds. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for quote.
C. Mr. Burson moved to recertify compliance with the Standards for Local Boards of Education. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for standards.
D. Mr. Burson moved to approve the Local Board Training Plan for FY12. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for plan.

X. Personnel.
A. There were no recommendations.
B. Mr. Burson moved to enter executive session to discuss compensation of an employee and information about a specific student. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous.
The Board resumed regular session on a motion by Mr. Crockett and a Second by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for affidavit.
No action was taken in executive session.
C. Mr. Holtzclaw moved to adjust the salary of a classified employee for FY10 and FY11 due to an error in payroll. The Second was by Mr. Burson. Unanimous. See attachment book for documentation.

XI. Mr. Prince reviewed reminders including:
A. Special Called Meeting to set Millage Rate for FY12 on September 22nd at 7:00 p.m.
B. GSBA Annual School Law Training on December 1st from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel.

XII. The meeting was adjourned on a motion by Mr. Crockett and Second by Mr. Burson. Unanimous.

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