Published by Laurie Pender on August 15, 2018
Cumberland County Board of Education
The Cumberland County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., in the Central Services Board Room, with the following board members present: Susan Williams, Carrie Sutton, Peggy Hall, Donna Vann, Porcha McMillan, Alicia Chisolm, Judy Musgrave, Greg West and Rudy Tatum. Others present were Interim Superintendent Tim Kinlaw, Associate Superintendents Ron Phipps, Clyde Locklear, Ruben Reyes, Betty Musselwhite and Mary Black; Board Attorney Nick Sojka; Superintendent Elect – Marvin Connelly; representatives of the principals association, media representative, district PTA representative, representatives of the NCAEOP and representatives of the teacher assistants association.
Chairman Carrie Sutton 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.
The Board RECOGNIZED Gray’s Creek High Schools Unified Track Team
The Board RECOGNIZED Cumberland County Association of Principals and Assistant Principals (CCAPAP) Scholarship Recipients
The Board RECOGNIZED Future Educator Recipients
The Board RECOGNIZED Jack Britt High School State Champion Softball Team
The Board heard from four speakers during the Public Forum portion of the meeting:
Sonya Harriott John Davidson
ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
Upon a motion by Judy Musgrave, seconded by Peggy Hall, the agenda, as presented, was adopted by the following vote: Voting in favor was Greg West, Susan Williams, Porcha McMillan, Donna Vann, Carrie Sutton, Judy Musgrave, Alicia Chisolm and Peggy Hall. Voting in opposition was Rudy Tatum.
Chairman Carrie Sutton called for a motion to approve the CONSENT AGENDA.
Following the adoption of the agenda, based on the request of a Board member, Greg West made a motion to pull item 5.15 from the agenda. Donna Vann seconded the motion.
The following Consent Agenda items were approved unanimously by the Board:
5.01 CONSIDER Approval of the Minutes of the May 15, 2018, Board Meeting
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Curriculum Committee Report – Judy Musgrave
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Personnel Committee Report – Susan Williams
7.01 CONSIDER Approval of Administrative Recommendations
Susan Williams made a motion to approve the Administrative Recommendations as presented. Alicia Chisolm seconded the motion and the item was approved unanimously by the Board.
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Auxiliary Services Committee Report – Rudy Tatum
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Student Services Committee Report – Alicia Chisolm
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Budget Committee Report – Greg West
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Policy Committee Report – Peggy Hall
DISCUSSION AGENDA: Legislative Committee Report – Porcha McMillan
13.01 CONSIDER Closed Session to consult with our attorney in order to preserve the attorney-client privilege between our attorney and this Board and prevent disclosure of information that is privileged pursuant to N.C.G.S. 143-318.11(a)(3)
Upon a motion by Greg West, seconded by Susan Williams, the Board voted unanimously to go INTO CLOSED SESSION at 7:05 pm.
Upon a motion by Alicia Chisolm, seconded by Greg West, the Board members presented voted unanimously to come OUT of CLOSED SESSION at 7:44 pm.
No action taken in Closed Session.
13.02 CONSIDER Response to County Budget Action
Mr. Greg West made a motion to move forward/approve the Cumberland County Schools response to the County Budget Action. Mrs. Alicia Chisolm seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously by the Board.
Ms. Sutton thanked our citizens for attending our meeting this evening and invited everyone to our next meeting in August.
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00 pm.