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For the record: BOE approved minutes

The following motions were approved by the Crenshaw County Board of Education at its July 20 meeting:

Board chairman Steve Sanders called for the approval of the June 2009 Financial Statement and Reconciliation totaling $1,845,002.95. Motion to accept was made by Bertha Jones. It was seconded by Willie Smith and unanimously approved.

Superintendent Kathi Wallace stated that the Brantley School FFA had received the Gold Chapter Award Status at the State Convention; Brantley School was awarded the District 2 outstanding sportsmanship award which also came with a $1,000 check. Joseph Eiland, HHS principal, has been selected as District 2 President for CLAS; Monterio May, a senior at Luverne School, has been chosen to play in the USA All Stars; Evan Richardson, also a senior at Luverne School, has been chosen as 1 of 160 to participate in the All Stars weekend at Troy University.

Mrs. Wallace also stated that three Board members had attained Academy Achievement Status. She presented Bertha Jones and Troy Hudson with Level 2 certificates, and Chairman Steve Sanders with a Level 1 certificate.

In Personnel Actions, Super. Wallace recommended the Board accept the resignation request on behalf of Gail Morgan, assistant principal at Luverne School effective July 21, 2009. Motion to accept the Superintendent’s recommendation was made by Willie Smith. Motion was seconded by Bertha Jones and unanimously approved.

Super. Wallace recommended the Board accept the employment of the following certified personnel at Highland Home School for the 2009-2010 school year: William Wall-Social Studies, 1st semester; Sabrina Senn-Collaborative Special Education; Corinthia Garrett-English teacher; Keith Dandy White-elementary teacher.

Said employment will be at the existing approved state salary matrix and system supplement schedule if appropriate. Motion to accept the recommendations were made by Ronald Rhodes. Motion was seconded by Bertha Jones and unanimously approved.

Super. Wallace recommended the Board accept the employment of the following certified personnel at Luverne School for the 2009-2010 school year: Roger Taylor, asst. principal; Ann Jones, science teacher; Sterling Driver, science teacher; and Felicia Johnson, elementary teacher.

Said employment will be at the existing approved state salary matrix and system supplement schedule if appropriate. Motion to accept the recommendations were made by Troy Hudson. Motion was seconded by Willie Smith and unanimously approved.

Super. Wallace recommended the Board approve the resolution transferring Dozier School Property to the Town of Dozier. Motion to accept was made by Willie Smith, seconded my Ronald Rhodes and unanimously accepted.

Super. Wallace recommended the Board approve the adoption of the Policies and Procedure Guide for the Literacy Program. Motion to accept was made by Bertha Jones, seconded by Troy Hudson and unanimously approved.

Motion was made to approve the adoption of the Accounting System Upgrade to NextGen Software from McAleer Solutions-motion made by Ronald Rhodes, seconded by Willie Smith and all approved.

Super. Wallace recommended the Board approve the 2009-2010 Code of Conduct Planners with changes. Motion to accept was made by Willie Smith, seconded by Bertha Jones, and unanimously approved.

Wallace stated that during the Projects Updates that the Luverne School Cafeteria was slightly behind schedule and the Luverne School auditorium floor has been re-done and the chairs are due to arrive soon.

Super. Wallace called on Board Member Troy Hudson to discuss the BHS Foundation Baseball Field Project. Hudson stated that Brantley School was the only school in the county that does not have its own baseball field on campus, and the BHS Foundation was searching for a prospective site for a baseball field. The Board Members gave their support of their efforts.

Super. Wallace presented the Board with the Perfect Attendance Report for the school year 2008-09. The Board agreed to continue the Perfect Attendance Incentive for the 2009-2010 school year.

The first Budget Hearing will be Aug. 17, at 5 p.m., and the final budget hearing would be scheduled for Sept. 10, at 5:30 p.m.

The following motions by the Crenshaw County Board of Education were approved at the Aug. 4 meeting:

A special called meeting of the Crenshaw County Board of Education was held at 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4.

Board members present were Chairman Steve Sanders, Vice-chairman Bertha Jones, Troy Hudson and Willie Smith.

Super. Kathi Wallace recommended the Board rehire Bob Williams, Career Technical Education teacher at Luverne School for the 2009-2010 school year. Said employment will be at the existing approved state salary matrix and system supplement schedule. Motion to accept the Superintendent’s recommendation was made by Troy Hudson, seconded by Bertha Jones and unanimously approved.

Board adjourned at 4:45 p.m.

The motions by the Crenshaw County Board of Education were approved at the Aug. 8 meeting:

A special called meeting of the Crenshaw County Board of Education was held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Board members present were Chairman Steve Sanders, Vice-chairman Bertha Jones, Troy Hudson, Ronald Rhodes, and Willie Smith.

Super. Kathi Wallace recommended that the Board allow her to begin transferring the Crenshaw County Board of Education funds in the checking account at Colonial Bank to Brantley Bank and Trust Company immediately. Motion to accept the Superintendent’s recommendation was made by Willie Smith, seconded by Troy Hudson, and after a brief discussion, the motion was unanimously approved.

Super. Wallace recommended the Board approve the adoption of the resolution allowing the transfer of funds to Brantley Bank and Trust. Motion to accept was made by Willie Smith, seconded by Ronald Rhodes and unanimously approved.

Board adjourned at 8:25 a.m.