Board Minutes: 4.11.17
Published by Laurie Pender on May 10, 2017
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Cumberland County Board of Education
Fayetteville, North Carolina
April 11, 2017

The Cumberland County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., in the Central Services Board Room, with the following board members present: Carrie Sutton, Susan Williams, Porcha McMillan, Donna Vann, Greg West, Judy Musgrave, Rudy Tatum, Alicia Chisolm and Peggy Hall. Others present were Superintendent Frank Till, Associate Superintendents Tim Kinlaw, Betty Musselwhite, Clyde Locklear, Allison Violette, Ruben Reyes, Ron Phipps and Mary Black; Board Attorney David Phillips; Ft. Bragg representative, representatives of the principals association, media representative, district PTA representative, representatives of the NCAEOP, representatives of retired CCS employees associations, representatives from Communities in School and representatives of the teacher assistants association. 

OPENING ITEMS
Chairman Greg West called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Our Pledge of Allegiance was led by Judy Musgrave, followed by the invocation by Susan Williams.

RECOGNITIONS
The Board RECOGNIZED Student Representatives Emma West, Student Government representative from Terry Sanford High School and Hannah McCarthy, Student Government Representative from Massey Hill High School. Emma and Hannah were given the opportunity to address the Board on a topic of their choice.

The Board RECOGNIZED the following student for Amazing Acts of Character:

Ja’Brilyn Chandler – Westover High School

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PUBLIC FORUM
The Board heard from four speakers during the Public Forum portion of the meeting:

Anthony Rhem           Sabrina Smith             Ralph Molina             Carmella McKeller

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ADOPTION OF AGENDA
Chairman Greg West called for a motion to ADOPT the Agenda

Upon motion by Donna Vann, seconded by Susan Williams, the agenda was adopted unanimously.

Chairman Greg West called for a motion to approve the CONSENT AGENDA.

Upon motion by Peggy Hall, seconded by Judy Musgrave, the following Consent Agenda items were approved unanimously by the Board:

a) CONSIDER Approval of the Minutes of the March 14, 2017, Board Meeting

b) CONSIDER Approval of Release of Certain Students 

c) CONSIDER Approval of Personnel as recommended by the Personnel Committee 

d) CONSIDER Approval of Leaves of Absence and Special Leaves of Absence as recommended by the Personnel Committee 

e) CONSIDER Approval of Administrative Recommendations as recommended by the Personnel Committee 

f) CONSIDER Approval of Budget Amendments as recommended by the Finance Committee 

g) CONSIDER Approval of the Annual Audit Contract Award as recommended by the Finance Committee 

h) CONSIDER Approval of Request to Increase the Meal Price for 2017-2018 as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee 

i) CONSIDER Approval of Right-of-Way Agreement to NCDOT adjoining New Century Middle as recommended by the Auxiliary Services Committee 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

DISCUSSION AGENDA: Curriculum Committee Report – Judy Musgrave

DISCUSSION AGENDA: Personnel Committee Report – Donna Vann

DISCUSSION AGENDA: Auxiliary Services Committee Report – Rudy Tatum

DISCUSSION AGENDA: Student Services Committee Report – Alicia Chisolm

DISCUSSION AGENDA: Budget Committee Report – Carrie Sutton

DISCUSSION AGENDA: Policy Committee Report – Peggy Hall

DISCUSSION AGENDA: Legislative Committee Report – Porcha McMillan (shared that plans are in the making for ‘Town Hall’ meetings)

ADDITIONAL BUSINESS

13.01 CONSIDER Approval of Reappointment of Mrs. Delores Ingram to the FTCC Board of Trustees
Judy Musgrave made a motion, seconded by Donna Vann, to approve Mrs. Ingram’s reappointment to the FTCC Board of Trustees. The motion passed unanimously by the board.

CLOSING ITEMS

14.01 Superintendent’s Update – Dr. Frank Till
Dr. Till shared that the Senate / House are back and forth on the budget. We still do not know about class size legislation.

14.02 Board Members’ Update

14.03 Chairman’s Update – Greg West
Mr. West thanked Commissioner Glenn Adams for inviting our board to the ‘How to be an Effective Board Member’ sessions. The sessions were informative and our board had 100% participation.

Mr. West congratulated our many award recipients tonight. In addition, he thanked our students and citizens for attending tonight’s meeting and hopes to see everyone again at our May 9th meeting.

Before adjourning, on behalf of the board, Mr. West publicly congratulated Dr. Till for being named the NCASA’s Raymond Sarbaugh award winner.

14.04 ADJOURNMENT

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:00 pm.                                                                           

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Frank Till, Superintendent

        
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