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Minutes
Meeting Type: Regular Board Meeting
Location: Tallassee High School Media Center
Date: 2/19/2007 6:00:00 PM

TALLASSEE CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 19, 2007

 

 

            The Tallassee City Board of Education met on February 19, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tallassee High School media center.  Board members present were Steve Burak, Tina Harris, Danny Ingram, Mike McElroy, Jack Mitchell and Wayne Pitchford.  Superintendent James Jeffers was also present.

 

            Board President, Wayne Pitchford, called the meeting to order and declared a quorum present.  Mr. Pitchford led in prayer.

 

            Dr. Burak moved, seconded by Mr. Mitchell the agenda be accepted..  The motion was approved.

 

            Dr. Burak moved, seconded by Mr. McElroy the minutes of the January 8, 2007, regular meeting and the February 1, 2007, special called meeting be accepted.  The motion was approved.

 

            Dr. Jeffers recommended approval of the January 2007 financial report as submitted.  Mr. Mitchell moved, seconded by Dr. Burak the motion be accepted.  The motion was approved.

 

            Dr. Jeffers recommended various items be declared surplus.  Dr. Burak moved, seconded by Mr. Mitchell the recommendation be accepted.  The motion was approved. (Attachment 1)

 

            Dr. Jeffers recommended the March board meeting be set for March 12, 2007.

Mr. McElroy moved, seconded by Mrs. Harris the recommendation be accepted.  The motion was approved.

 

            Dr. Jeffers recommended approval of the December 14, 2006, audit.  Mrs. Harris moved, seconded by Dr. Burak the recommendation be accepted.  The motion was approved.

 

            Dr. Jeffers recommended approval of the Out-of-State Field Trip for the Tallassee High School show choirs to Nashville.  Mr. Mitchell moved, seconded by Mr. McElroy the recommendation be accepted.  The motion was approved.

 

            Dr. Jeffers recommended approval of the  child nutrition low bid for a stack oven at  Tallassee Elementary School.  Mr. Ingram moved, seconded by Mrs. Harris the recommendation be accepted.  The motion was approved.

 

            Dr. Jeffers recommended approval of the 2007-2008 school calendar as submitted.   Mrs. Harris moved, seconded by Mr. Mitchell the recommendation be accepted.  The motion was approved.  (Attachment 2)

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            Dr. Jeffers recommended approval of the following personnel item:

 

            CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

1.      RETIREMENT

a.       Carl Stewart – THS Principal

Mr. McElroy moved, seconded by Mr. Ingram the recommendation be accepted.  The motion was approved.

 

            The superintendent reported on the following items:

a.       Selection Process for THS Principal

b.      First Annual Conference on Random Student Drug Testing in Washington D.C.

c.       Construction of Storage Building at Central Office

d.      Construction at J. E. “Hot” O’Brien Stadium          

e.       Middle School Band Competing in State Competition

 

Board Comments:

a.       Mr. Ingram asked about the Spring Football Jamboree.

b.      Dr. Burak stated the new windows in the auditorium and in the high school look great.

c.       Board Attorney, John Cottle, commended CFO Jennifer Hornsby for the strong audit report.

 

There being no further business, Dr. Burak moved, seconded by Mr. Mitchell the meeting be adjourned.  The motion was approved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wayne Pitchford                                               James T. Jeffers

Board President                                                Superintendent