Board of Education approves 2013-2014 school calendarBy Emily Beckett Published 6:10pm Wednesday, March 20, 2013
In other business, the board:
•Approved payrolls and account payables for the month of February 2013.
•Approved the minutes of the previous board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19.
•Approved the monthly financial statement and bank reconciliations of the Central Office for February 2013 as presented by Chief Financial Officer Steve Yeargan.
•Approved a recommendation to reject all bids for a telephone service for the school system.
•Approved a recommendation for the substitute employee list.
•Approved a recommendation to send non-renewal letters to emergency hired employees.
•Approved homebound services for one student.
•Approved leave requests for Megan Driver Dale, Celeste Carroll Onchuck and James Christopher Pugh.
•Approved resignations for: Merritt Bowden, Jemison High, effective March 31; Lucinda Champion, Verbena, effective June 7; Erica Payne Clary, Clanton Middle, effective the end of the 2012-2013 school year; and Alfredia Shavers, Clanton Elementary, effective March 1.
•Approved school requests for: Chilton County High, Clanton Elementary, Clanton Intermediate, Clanton Middle, Jemison High and Verbena.
•Approved changing the date for Special Olympics from May 10 to Thursday, May 2.
•Approved employees and to post vacancies.
•Approved a recommendation for the 2013 textbook adoption for English/Language Arts.
•Approved a recommendation for long-term placement of one student in the Chilton Alternative Program.
•Approved to allow LeCroy Career Technical Center Director Tommy Glasscock to take bids on a tractor for the center.
•Approved to allow Isabella High School to purchase a lawn tractor for about $12,500 using money from the school’s general fund and athletic department.
•Approved the “Great Day of Service” event where local volunteers clean around the schools to be held April 13.
•Approved to allow Hayden to negotiate the price of property for sale near Thorsby School and bring information back to the board for approval or rejection. The aforementioned property could be relegated to the school for future use.