Published by Laurie Pender on September 14, 2016
Cumberland County Board of Education
The Cumberland County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Educational Resource Center, with the following board members present: Carrie Sutton, Donna Vann, James McLauchlin, Greg West, Judy Musgrave, Rudy Tatum, and Macky Hall. Susan Williams and Alicia Chisolm were not in attendance tonight. Others present were Superintendent Frank Till, Associate Superintendents Tim Kinlaw, Betty Musselwhite, Ron Phipps, Clyde Locklear, Allison Violette, Ruben Reyes and Mary Black; Board Attorney David Phillips; Ft. Bragg representative, representatives of the principals association, district PTA representative, representatives of the NCAEOP, media representative, and representatives of the teacher assistants association.
1.0 OPENING ITEMS
Vice Chairman Carrie Sutton called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Our Pledge of Allegiance was led by Carrie Sutton, followed by the invocation by Greg West.
2.0 PUBLIC FORUM
The Board heard from one speaker during the Public Forum portion of the meeting:
3.0 CONSENT AGENDA
Vice Chairman Carrie Sutton called for a motion to approve the CONSENT AGENDA.
Upon motion by Greg West, seconded by Judy Musgrave, the following Consent Agenda items were approved unanimously by the Board Members present:
3.01 CONSIDER Approval of the Minutes of the June 14, 2016 Board Meeting
3.02 CONSIDER Release of Certain Students
3.03 CONSIDER Approval of Personnel as recommended by the Personnel Committee
3.04 CONSIDER Approval of Leaves of Absence and Special Leaves of Absence as recommended by the Personnel Committee
3.05 CONSIDER Approval of Administrative Recommendations as recommended by the Personnel Committee
3.06 CONSIDER Approval of Memorandum of Agreement between Cumberland County Schools and the NCDMV to implement a Pilot Program for School Bus Driver Applicant Training as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee
3.07 CONSIDER Approval of the 2016-2017 Agreement for SRO Services between County of Cumberland Sheriff’s Department and Cumberland County Schools as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee
3.08 CONSIDER Approval of Granting a Permanent Access and Temporary Construction Easement to NCDOT by Southview Middle School as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee
3.09 CONSIDER Approval of Interlocal Agreement with the City of Fayetteville regarding use of Cumberland County Schools’ Activity Buses for Community Recreation Activities as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee
3.10 CONSIDER Approval of Interlocal Agreement with FTCC regarding use of Reid Ross gym for Recreation Program as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee
3.11 CONSIDER Approval of Interlocal Agreement with the Town of Hope Mills regarding use of facilities for recreation purposes as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee
3.12 CONSIDER Approval of CIHS Application for Cumberland Polytechnic High School as recommended by Student Support Services Committee
3.13 CONSIDER Approval of the Alternative Accountability Models as recommended by the Student Support Services Committee
3.14 CONSIDER Approval of Medicaid Agreement with DPI as recommended by the Finance Committee
3.15 CONSIDER Approval of Custodial Supply Bid as recommended by the Finance Committee
3.16 CONSIDER Approval of Budget Amendments as recommended by the Finance Committee
3.17 CONSIDER Approval of Budget Priorities – One Time Expenditures as recommended by the Finance Committee
3.18 CONSIDER Approval of Revised Policy(ies) as recommended by the Policy Committee (First Reading)
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Curriculum Committee Report – Judy Musgrave
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Personnel Committee Report – Donna Vann
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Auxiliary Services Committee Report – Macky Hall
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Student Services Committee Report – Susan Williams
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Budget Committee Report – Rudy Tatum
8.01 CONSIDER Approval of 2016-2017 Budget Resolution as recommended by the Finance Committee
Upon a motion by Greg West, seconded Judy Musgrave, the Board Members present voted unanimously to approve the 2016-2017 Budget Resolution
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Policy Committee Report – Carrie Sutton
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Legislative Committee Report – Greg West
11.01 CONSIDER Appointment to the Fayetteville Technical Community College Board of Trustees (Dallas Freeman request)
Upon a motion by Carrie Sutton, seconded by Greg West, the Board Members present voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Dallas Freeman to the Fayetteville Technical Community College Board of Trustees.
11.02 CONSIDER CLOSED SESSION Pursuant to N.C.G.S. 143-318.11(a)(6) to discuss the qualifications of prospective public officers
Upon a motion by Greg West, seconded by Rudy Tatum, the Board Members present voted unanimously to go into Closed Session.
Upon a motion by Greg West, seconded by Donna Vann, the Board Members present voted unanimously to come out of Closed Session.
Vice Chairman Carrie Sutton called on Dr. Till. Dr. Till asked the Board to approve Ms. Valerie Martin as principal of A.B. Wilkins High School.
Upon a motion by Greg West, Seconded by James McLauchlin, the Board Members present voted unanimously to approve Dr. Till’s recommendation.
Dr. Till invited the Board to the Leadership Meeting to be held on August 10th at Jack Britt High School.
Ms. Sutton reminded everyone of traditional calendar schools starting on August 29th and asked everyone to be mindful of children and buses getting to and from schools.
Ms. Sutton thanked everyone for their attendance tonight and hopes to see everyone again at our next meeting.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned at 7:00 pm.
Frank Till, Superintendent