Posted on: February 08, 2011
GOOCHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
JANUARY 18, 2011
GOOCHLAND HIGH SCHOOL
CALL TO ORDER
Ivan O. Mattox, Sr., Chairman, called the meeting to order at 6:33 p.m.
Ivan O. Mattox, Sr., Chairman
James L. Haskell, Vice Chairman
Mr. Maxwell G. Cisne
Mr. Andrew A. Meng, III
Dr. Linda A. Underwood, Superintendent
Mr. Raymond A. Miller
Also attending were:
Peter M. Gretz, Assistant Superintendent
Thomas DeWeerd, Director of Secondary Education
Stacey Austin, Principal, Goochland Elementary School
Ernie McLeod, Director of Finance and Operations
Diane Bennett, School Board Clerk
The Media was represented by:
Ken Odor, The Goochland Gazette
ADDITIONS/DELETIONS/CHANGES TO AGENDA
MOMENT OF SILENCE
Mr. Haskell announced that Glen Duke, a former School Board member passed away. A moment of silence was held in his honor.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Mattox asked Dr. Underwood to elaborate on some of the points presented by Mr. Hamzey.
Dr. Underwood explained that the FICA amount mentioned as an error had been corrected. She further explained that the compensation line for the two assistant principals was listed in the budget and pointed out the specific line under Office of the Principal.
PUBLIC HEARING ON THE BUDGET (continued from January 11, 2011)
MILEAGE RATE INCREASE
Dr. Underwood presented information regarding an IRS increase in the mileage rate from 50.5 cents to .51 cents per mile and asked that the mileage increase be approved.
Mr. Cisne made a motion, which was seconded by Mr. Meng, to increase the mileage rate increase to .51 cents per mile. The motion was approved unanimously.
MOSELEY ARCHITECTS REPORT
Dr. Underwood explained that the schools had received a supplemental appropriation to do an odor study at Goochland Elementary School. Moseley Architects completed the smoke test at Goochland Elementary School. They found some places where smoke leaked and have undertaken a couple of things such as relocating vents farther away from air intakes, replacing wax seals in restrooms, pumping grease traps more frequently, as well as an enzyme treatment from Italy that was recommended to Sonny Turner.
Dr. Underwood presented the revenue history for the last six years.
FY 2011-2012 BUDGET
The FY 2011-2012 budget was discussed along with information regarding Pay-to-Participate, salary restoration, and FY2011-2012 projected revenues. Dr. Underwood stated the revised budget will go out in the Board packet on Thursday, January 20, 2011.
Mr. Mattox asked for a recap on classroom sizes across the board at the elementary, middle and high school levels.
The meeting was adjourned by the Chairman.