June 25, 2004
The Smyth County School Board met today at 5:00 P.M., for a called end-of-year meeting with the following members present: Jesse Choate, Laura Hall, Paul Grinstead, Charles Doane, and Jerry Catron.
The agenda was approved as presented on motion by Mrs. Hall, seconded by Mr. Catron.
Mr. Sullivan reviewed end-of-year expenditures and revenues. The total County School Operating Fund budget expenditures for 2003-2004 were $36,099,295.26. The total revenue received was $35,763,584.46. The County School Debt and Capital Outlay Fund budget expenditures for 2003-2004 were $1,453,643.16. The total revenue received was $1,915,565.95. A vote to transfer $461,922.79 from the County School Debt and Capital Outlay Fund to the County School Operating Fund will be taken at the July board meeting.
On motion by Mrs. Hall, seconded by Mr. Doane, additional invoices in the amount of $222,835.14 from the County School Operating Fund were approved and ordered paid, the same to be listed in the warrant register.
On motion by Mrs. Hall, seconded by Mr. Catron, the board voted to start negotiations with the Smyth County Board of Supervisors regarding the purchase of the Jennings' property.
Pursuant to §2.2-3711(A) of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, on motion by Mrs. Hall, seconded by Mr. Grinstead, the board voted unanimously to convene a closed meeting for the purpose of discussing the following specific matters: personnel issues as authorized by §2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia.
On motion by Mr. Catron, seconded by Mrs. Hall, the board returned to the open meeting.
WHEREAS, the Smyth County School Board has convened a closed meeting on this date pursuant to an affirmative-recorded vote in accordance with the provision of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act:
WHEREAS, §2.2-3711(D) of the Code of Virginia requires a certification by this school board that such closed meeting was conducted in conformity with Virginia Law;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Smyth County School Board, by roll call, hereby certifies that, to the best of each member's knowledge (i) only public business matters lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements by Virginia Law were discussed and (ii) only such public business as were identified in the motion by which the closed meeting was convened were heard, discussed, or considered.
Yes: 5 No: 0
Mr. Nipper and Mrs. Clark were absent.
On motion by Mrs. Hall, seconded by Mr. Catron, the board voted to accept resignations, hire, and transfer the following for the 2004-2005 school year as recommended by the superintendent:
On motion by Mr. Doane, seconded by Mrs. Hall, the meeting was then adjourned.