Published by Laurie Pender on September 9, 2015
Cumberland County Board of Education
The Cumberland County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., in the Central Services Board Room, with the following board members present: James McLauchlin, Susan Williams, Donna Vann, Carrie Sutton, Greg West, Judy Musgrave, Rudy Tatum, Alicia Chisolm and Macky Hall. Others present were Superintendent Frank Till, Associate Superintendents Tim Kinlaw, Ricky Lopes, Allison Violette, Betty Musselwhite, Ron Phipps and Mary Black; Board Attorney David Phillips; media representative, Ft. Bragg representative, representatives of the principals association, district PTA representative, NCAEOP representatives and representatives of the CCATA.
The Board heard from four speakers during the Public Forum portion of the meeting:
No recognitions tonight
Chairman James McLauchlin called for a motion to approve the CONSENT AGENDA.
Upon motion by Greg West, seconded by Susan Williams, the following CONSENT AGENDA items were approved unanimously by the Board:
a) CONSIDER Approval of the Minutes of the June 9, 2015 Board Meeting
b) CONSIDER Release of Certain Students
c) CONSIDER Approval of Personnel, including Certified, Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Classified, Child Nutrition, Bus Drivers, and Prime Time as recommended by the Personnel Committee
d) CONSIDER Approval of Leaves of Absence and Special Leaves of Absence Requests as recommended by the Personnel Committee
e) CONSIDER Administrative Recommendations as recommended by the Personnel Committee
f) CONSIDER Approval of 2015-2016 Traditional Calendar Revision as recommended by the Curriculum Committee
g) CONSIDER Approval of the 2015-2016 Title II Budget Proposal as recommended by the Curriculum Committee
h) CONSIDER Approval of Exercising of Option to Purchase 20 Acre Tract on Elliot Bridge Road as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee
i) CONSIDER Approval pf Granting a Temporary and Permanent Easement to Fayetteville Investment Partners, LLC by Lewis Chapel Middle School as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee
j) CONSIDER Approval of 2015-2016 Agreement between Division of Services for the Blind, NC Dept of Health & Human Services and CC Board of Education as recommended by the Student Services Committee
k) CONSIDER Approval of the 2015-2016 Budget Resolution as recommended by the Finance Committee
l) CONSIDER Approval of Policy 6530, as recommended by the Policy Committee (First reading)
m) CONSIDER Approval of Policies as recommended by the Policy Committee (Second Reading) (3220, 6410, 8510)
*** Personnel Committee report moved to the last item ***
4.01 CONSIDER Closed Session Pursuant to N.C.G.S 143-318.11(a)(6) to discuss the qualification of a prospective public officer
Upon a motion by Greg West, seconded by Donna Vann, the board voted unanimously to go into CCLOSED SESSION at 6:45 pm
Upon a motion by Greg West, seconded by Alicia Chisolm, the board voted unanimously to come out of CLOSED SESSION at 7:15 pm.
Upon a motion by Greg West, seconded by Donna Vann, the following board members voted to approve Dr. Till’s recommendation for Mr. Christian Qually to be named principal of South View Middle School: James McLauchlin, Susan Williams, Donna Vann, Carrie Sutton, Greg West, Rudy Tatum, Alicia Chisolm and Macky Hall. Judy Musgrave did not vote.
ADDITIONAL BUSINESS – None
Dr. Till reminded everyone of the Opening Ceremony tomorrow morning at Gray’s Creek High School.
Dr. McLauchlin shared that we are looking forward to a great school year. He thanked everyone for attending tonight and invited them to return again next month.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned at 7:17 p.m.
Frank Till, Superintendent