MINUTES

BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING

ANDERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER FIVE

Anderson, South Carolina

 

March 22, 2011

6:30 P.M.

 

 

The Board of Trustees of Anderson County School District Number Five met in the Offices of the Board this date with the following members present:  Mr. David Alewine, Mr. Charles Lee Anderson, Mr. Rick Bradshaw, Mrs. Ann W. Huitt, Mrs. Margaret Mack, Mr. Al Norris, Mr. Dickie Smith, Dr. Paul A. Talmadge and Mr. Paul Zugg.

 

 

NOTICE TO MEDIA

 

In accordance with the S. C. Code of Laws, 1976, Section 30-4-80(d), as amended, the following have been notified of the time, date, place and agenda of this meeting:  The Anderson Independent-Mail, Greenville News, The Anderson Journal, WYFF, WSPA, Paul Brown, and FOX 21.

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Norris called the meeting to order at 6:31 p.m. for the purpose of approving the Rezoning Map for Middle School Assignment, approving the Capital Improvement Projects List, and approving Personnel Recommendations.

 

 

REZONING MAP

 

In a PowerPoint presentation, Mr. Dukes reviewed the proposed middle school attendance zones and discussed comments from the Community Meetings.  The Administration recommended Board approval on the Rezoning Map for Middle School Assignment as presented.

 

Following some discussion, Mr. Bradshaw made a motion the Board approve the Rezoning Map for Middle School Assignment as presented.  Dr. Talmadge seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

CAPITAL PROJECT IMPROVEMENT (CPI) LIST

 

Mr. Brooks distributed the CPI list to be considered by the Board.  Mrs. Bagley stated that the CPI list had been revised since it was approved by the Building Committee.  She then reviewed the CPI list being recommended by the Building Committee and some additional improvements to Southwood being recommended by the Administration.  Mrs. Bagley also presented for Board consideration minor renovations to the District Office Board Room.  By Board consensus, the Administration was directed to explore the costs for the renovations as discussed.

 

On behalf of the Building Committee, Mrs. Huitt made a motion the Board approve the CPI list, excluding the additional improvements to Southwood totaling approximately $337,823.  No second was required.

 

Following some discussion, Mr. Bradshaw made a motion to table the motion from the Building Committee.  Mr. Anderson seconded the motion.  The motion failed with three in favor (Anderson, Bradshaw, Smith) and six in opposition (Alewine, Huitt, Mack, Norris, Talmadge, Zugg).

 

Mr. Anderson then made a substitute motion to table every item on the CPI list except the renovations to Southwood.  Mr. Zugg seconded the motion.

 

Following further discussion, Mr. Anderson amended his motion to table every item on the CPI list except the renovations to Southwood and bid the additional improvements to Southwood recommended by the Administration as alternates.  Mr. Zugg seconded the motion.  The motion failed with four in favor (Alewine, Anderson, Smith, Zugg), four in opposition (Huitt, Mack, Norris, Talmadge), and one abstention (Bradshaw).

 

Mr. Bradshaw made a substitute motion the Board approve the CPI list recommended by the Building Committee and bid the additional improvements to Southwood recommended by the Administration as alternates.  Mrs. Huitt seconded the motion.

 

Following some discussion, Mrs. Huitt withdrew her second.  Mr. Smith then seconded the substitute motion made by Mr. Bradshaw.  The motion carried with five in favor (Alewine, Bradshaw, Mack, Norris, Smith) and four in opposition (Anderson, Huitt, Talmadge, Zugg).

 

 

PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATION

 

Mr. Mahaffey presented for Board approval the Media Specialist for Glenview Middle School for the 2011-2012 school year.

 

Mr. Alewine made a motion the Board approve the Administration’s recommendation for the Media Specialist at Glenview Middle School for the 2011-2012 school year.  Mr. Anderson seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

RECESS

 

Mr. Alewine made a motion the Board recess for five minutes then reconvene in Executive Session to discuss Administrative Personnel Recommendations.  Mr. Zugg seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

(7:47 P.M.)

 

 

OPEN SESSION FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Mr. Zugg made a motion the Board reconvene in Open Session.  Mr. Anderson seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Norris reported that no action was taken in Executive Session; however, action is required on the Administrative Personnel Recommendations.

 

Dr. Talmadge made a motion the Board approve the Administrative Personnel Recommendations as presented.  Mr. Alewine seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

Finally, Mr. Brooks brought the Board up-to-date on the Tennis Courts Project at T. L. Hanna High School.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business, Mr. Alewine made a motion the Board adjourn.  Dr. Talmadge seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

(8:34 P.M.)

 

 

 

 


               CHAIRMAN                                                         SECRETARY

 

 

 

 


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Recording Secretary

As Approved By Superintendent