Members present: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin Holtz

Others In Attendance: Chad Ash, Ken Heiney, Michelle Robey, Butch Titus, Michael Montgomery, Katrina White,  Dan Minney,  Jeff Harvey Josh Jozwick, and Jason Powers

Meeting called to order at 5:00 PM

     1. Public Forum: Calendar Hearing

              Prior to the regular meeting there was a public forum for public input into the 2021-22 school calendar. There was no one in attendance for the public forum.

    1.   Opening Items

          A. Call To Order–  The meeting was called to order by President Burnside at 5:00 p.m.

         B.  Invocation: The Invocation was led by Superintendent Cheeseman.

         C.  Pledge of Allegiance –The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chad Evans.

     2. Approval of Agenda — Motion to approve the agenda. — Motion by Laura Cottrill, second by Angie Curran. Final Resolution: Motion Carried — Aye: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin Holtz

    3.  Statutory Budget Meeting

A.  2022 Schedule of Proposed Levy Rates — Motion to approve the Schedule of Proposed Levy Rates. Motion by Justin Holtz, second by Angie Curran. — Final Resolution: Motion Carried — Aye: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin Holtz

              B. Recess — Motion to recess the statutory/budget meeting until April 20, 2021. Motion by Justin Holtz, second by Angie Curran.

Final Resolution: Motion Carried — Aye: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin Holtz

     4. Presentations

         A. Delegations — There were no delegations.

         B.  Reports

         C.  Superintendent’s Update — Superintendent Cheeseman updated the Board on the students being back in school,a brief discussion on the upcoming summer program, the continuation of the Friday Feature interviews with individual students, and the school focus group meetings.

              The Transportation Department including Butch Titus, Josh Jozwick, Michael Montgomery, and Jason Powers, was recognized for  receiving a 1Per fect Bus Inspection’. They each received certificates of recognition as well as all bus operators.

         D. Principal’s Update — Katrina White, DCHS Principal,  was present  to  update  the Board  on recent  high  school activities. She reported in the last week 17 virtual students have returned to in person  classes, class scheduling for next year is almost completed, four students will be receiving certificates from WVUP (Certified Applied Science) with 30 plus hours of college credit, with winter and spring sports coinciding there have been events every night at the OCHS campus, and a brief update on the tutoring program.

         Chad Ash, DCES Principal, updated the Board on DCES activities, including the After School Tutoring Program/CREW After School Program (with a total of 86 students participating) 41 virtual students presently (thanked the Transportation Dept. for their help in delivering their educational  materials) and a brief summer school update.

       5. Consent Agenda

           A. Approval of Consent Agenda — Motion to approve the consent agenda items:

1. March 4, 2021 Minutes

2. Financial Report

3. Student Request #21-R-63 a & b

4. Student Transfer #22-T-01 (2021-2022 School Year)

5. Educational Leave Request

6. Revised Trip Request – DCHS Show Choir to Winfield, WV (previously requested for Grafton, WV)

Motion by Angie Curran, second by Justin Holtz. Final Resolution: Motion Carried — Aye: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin Holtz

        6.   Unfinished Business

              A. Student Broadband Initiative – No action taken at this time.

        7.  New Business — A. 2021-2022 School Calendar — Recommend a motion to approve the 2021-2022 Doddridge County School Calendar as presented. Motion by Laura Cottrill, second by Justin Holtz.Final Resolution: Motion Carried — Aye: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin E Holtz

            B. Memorandum of Understanding-WVU Extension Office – Recommend a motion to approve the Memorandum of Understanding with WVU Extension office as presented. — Motion by Justin Holtz, second by Laura Cottrill.– Final Resolution: Motion Carried — Aye: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin Holtz

           C.  Health Reimbursement Account — Recommend a motion to approve the Health Reimbursement Account as presented. Motion by Laura Cottrill, second by Angie Curran. — Final Resolution: Motion Carried — Aye: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin Holtz

         8.   Personnel

         9. Informational Items

       10. Upcoming Board Meeting Dates

       11. Executive Session

A. Adjourn to executive session

A. Board Members Comments

B. 14. Closing Items

A. Adjournment

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:02 p.m. Motion by Laura Cottrill, second by Justin Holtz.

Final Resolution: Motion Carried

Aye: Chad Evans, Denver Burnside, Laura Cottrill, Angie Curran, Justin Holtz

President Secretary

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