MINUTES

BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING

ANDERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER FIVE

Anderson, South Carolina

 

August 9, 2007

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. Charles Lee Anderson, Mr. Rick Bradshaw, Dr. William Mack Burriss, Mrs. Ann W. Huitt, Mrs. Margaret Mack, Al Norris, Jr., and Dr. Paul A. Talmadge.Absent were Mr. David Alewine and Mr. John William Caldwell, Sr.

 

 

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

 

Dr. Burriss called the meeting to order at 6:31 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing preliminary drawings for several construction projects and other items as listed on the agenda.

 

Mrs. Huitt made a motion the Board approve adding to the agenda a Personnel Matter in Executive Session.Dr. Burriss seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

REVIEW OF PRELIMINARY DRAWINGS

 

McKay Zorn & Associates presented preliminary drawings for the press boxes at T. L. Hanna and Westside.

 

After a lengthy discussion, Mrs. Huitt made a motion the Board approve the preliminary drawings for the press boxes at T. L. Hanna and Westside High School as presented. Mrs. Mack seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

McMillan Smith & Partners presented preliminary drawings for the court yard at Westside, the classroom addition at Westside, and the auxiliary gyms at T. L. Hanna and Westside.

 

 

APPROVAL OF TAX ANTICIPATION NOTE RESOLUTION

 

Mr. Brooks stated that the District once again needs to issue tax anticipation notes in order to meet its financial obligations during the first half of the current fiscal year. The Administration recommended Board approval of a resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of tax anticipation notes in the amount of not exceeding approximately $5,000.000.

 

Dr. Talmadge made a motion the Board approve a resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of Tax Anticipation Notes of School District Five of Anderson County, South Carolina, Series 2007, in the aggregate principal amount of not exceeding $5,000,000; prescribing the terms and conditions under which the notes may be issued; providing for the form of note; providing for the payment thereof; and other matters relating thereto. Mrs. Huitt seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

APPROVAL OF BOND ANTICIPATION NOTE RESOLUTION

 

Mr. Brooks stated that the District will incur some expenses related to the building program prior to the issuance of the general obligation bonds next year. The Administration recommended Board approval of a resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of general obligation bond anticipation notes in the amount of not exceeding approximately $25,000.000.

 

Mrs. Huitt made a motion the Board approve a resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of General Obligation Bond Tax Anticipation Notes of School District Five of Anderson County, South Carolina, in the aggregate principal amount of not exceeding $25,000,000; authorizing the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and District Superintendent to determine certain matters relating to the notes; fixing the form and details of the notes, providing for the payment and disposition of the proceeds thereof; and other matters relating thereto. Dr. Talmadge seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Mr. Mahaffey presented for Board approval a list of personnel given out at the meeting being recommended for the 2007-2008 school year.

 

Mr. Bradshaw made a motion the Board approve the list of Personnel as presented. Mr. Norris seconded the motion. The motion carried with six in favor and one abstention (Talmadge).

 

 

RECESS

 

Mr. Norris made a motion the Board recess for ten minutes then reconvene in Executive Session to discuss an Administrative Personnel Recommendation, a personnel matter, and two Contractual Matters. Mr. Anderson seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

(8:32 P.M.)

 

 

OPEN SESSION FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Dr. Talmadge made a motion the Board reconvene in Open Session. Mr. Norris seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

Dr. Burriss reported that no action was taken in Executive Session; however, action is required on the Administrative Personnel Recommendation and the Contractual Matters.

Dr. Talmadge made a motion the Board approve the Administrations recommendation for Interim Assistant Principal of Instruction at T. L. Hanna High School. Dr. Burris seconded the motion. The motion carried with five in favor and two abstentions (Bradshaw and Mack).

 

Mr. Anderson made motion the Board approve the contract as negotiated by the Administration with the Realtors. Mr. Norris seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Bradshaw made a motion the Board approve the contract as negotiated by the Administration with Southern Management Group for the combined 1A and 1B Options at 2.12 percent at an estimated total cost of $2,170,250, based on estimated construction costs. Mr. Anderson seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business, Mr. Anderson made a motion the Board adjourn. Mr. Norris seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 

 

(9:25 P.M.)

 

 

 

 

 


CHAIRMAN SECRETARY

 

 

 

DATE DATE

 

 

 

 


Recording Secretary

As Approved By Superintendent