Madison County BOE Minutes...

AUGUST 21, 2002


BOARD MEETING
 
AUGUST 21, 2001
 
 
All Board of Education Members were present as was Mr. Keith Cowne, Superintendent.  Also in attendance was Allen McCannon, Mitch McGhee, Greg Bleakley, Chip Chandler, Mr. & Mrs. Carreira, and others.
 
Ms. Belfield made a motion to approve the August 21, 2001 Agenda with the deletion of 7.2 under Superintendent’s Report:  Mr. Glenn Cross, Mayor of Danielsville, wasn’t present, but asked to be placed on the Agenda for the regular September, 2001 meeting.  Mr. Patton seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
Ms. Belfield made a motion to approve the July 24, 2001 Regular Board Meeting Minutes, the August 9, 2001 and August 13, 2001 Called Board Meeting Minutes.  Mr. Patton seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
There were no questions or comments from Board Members on the July, 2001 Financial Report.
 
Greg Bleakley and Laura Carreira made comments concerning the FY 02 Budget as per the August 16th notice in the legal organ.  Chip Chandler voiced concerns regarding soft drink machines and advertisements for soft drinks in Madison County High School.
 
Mr. Cowne presented certificates of training from the Georgia School Boards Association to Ric Power, John Mason and Robert Haggard.
 
Mr. McGhee introduced Mr. Foster and Mr. Giacobbe of ENRON Corporation who made a presentation to the Board on their company’s plan for reducing operating costs of the school system.  Board Members will discuss and take this matter into consideration.
 
Policies AEAB, AF, AFC-R, BBE, BCBA, and BD were provided to Board Members for a thirty-day review before being presented for adoption at the September 18, 2001 Board Meeting.  Copies of these policies will be available for review in the schools and in the Madison County Board of Education.
 
Mr. McCannon provided handouts regarding a report on the opening of school and discussed these with Board Members.
 
Mr. Patton made a motion to approve the Food Service Budget.  Mr. Mason seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
Mr. Patton made a motion to approve the FY 02 M & O Budget.  Mr. Mason seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
Ms. Belfield made a motion to adopt a resolution to establish a line of credit in the amount of $900,000.00.  Mr. Patton seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
Ms. Belfield made a motion to adopt a resolution to obtain tax monies every two weeks from the Madison County Commissioners.  Mr. Patton seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
Ms. Belfield made a motion to enter into Executive Session to consider hiring of personnel and real estate.   Mr. Patton seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
After discussion of personnel and real estate, Ms. Belfield made a motion to go out of Executive Session.  Mr. Patton seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
Ms. Belfield made a motion to approve all personnel recommendations as presented by the Superintendent.  Mr. Mason seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 
Ms. Belfield made a motion to adjourn.  Mr. Mason seconded and the motion unanimously passed.
 



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