Bulloch County Board of Education
Minutes of Regular Session Board Meeting
September 9, 2010
The Bulloch County Board of Education met in a Regular Session Meeting on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Central Office. Board members present were as follows: Edwin Hill, Kenny Stone, David Ball, Scott Bohlke, Susan Riley, Maurice Hill, Mike Herndon and Vernon Littles. Superintendent Lewis Holloway, Assistant Superintendents Charles Wilson, Kevin Judy, Craig Liggett, Fran Stephens and Jody Woodrum were also present.
Upon motion by Susan Riley, and second by Scott Bohlke, the meeting was called to order. (8:0)
Upon motion by Scott Bohlke, and second by Kenny Stone, the Board unanimously voted to adopt the agenda with the addition of WJMS Driveway/Parent Drop-off and Board Goals for 2010-2011. (8:0)
Mike Herndon led the Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance.
During the Superintendent's Comments, Joe McGlamery, Chairman of the Bulloch County Foundation for Public Education Board of Trustees, and Foundation Trustee June Weaver were in attendance to present $8,000 in mini-grants to 10 projects from the 19 grant applications received. The Foundation hosted a reception prior to the meeting for the grant recipients.
Dr. Holloway announced to the Board that a tour of a Magnet School in Savannah was scheduled for Thursday, September 16, if any of the Board would like to attend.
There was no public participation.
After review and recommendation by the Superintendent, upon motion by Vernon Littles, and second by Maurice Hill, the Board unanimously approved new policy JGF(2) - Seclusion and Restraint of Students. (8:0)
After review and recommendation by the Superintendent, upon motion by Kenny Stone, and second by Scott Bohlke, the Board unanimously approved the Cawana Road Improvement Bids by Sikes Brothers Construction, in the amount of $333,263, as the lowest qualified bidder for the project. This is a joint project between the BOE, the City of Statesboro and the Bulloch County Board of commissioners. Based on the agreement between all parties, costs will be shared on a pro-rated basis. The BOE's total cost exposure on this project is $196,773, which is less than the amount budgeted in the original project scope of $225,000. (8:0)
After review and recommendation by the Superintendent, upon motion by Susan Riley, second by Vernon Littles, the Board unanimously approved the Consent Agenda that consisted of the following items, after Accounting Director Troy Brown provide an overview of the July Financial Report: PMHS Fundraising Events ; July 31 2010 Financial Report; Board Minutes of August 12, 2010 Regular Session and August 26, 2010 Special/Work Session and Board Member Payroll for August 2010. (8:0)
Discussion was held regarding the driveway/parent drop-off at William James Middle School.
Discussion was held regarding obtaining the Board's input in the 2010/2011 Goals.
There was no executive session.
After review and recommendation by the Superintendent, upon motion by Mike Herndon, and second by Scott Bohlke, the Board unanimously approved the personnel Recommendations that are made a part of these minutes by reference. (8:0)
There being no further business, upon motion by Scott Bohlke, and second by Kenny Stone, the meeting was adjourned. (8:0)