Summary of Board Minutes June 30, 2017
The Board of Education of the Wilkes County Administrative Unit met in a called meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017 in the Instructional Services Conference Room at 613 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659.
Present for the meeting were Vice-Chairman Ms. Sharron Huffman, Board Members Mr. Darren Shumate, and Mr. Kirk Walker. Also present were Superintendent Mr. Mark Byrd, Associate Superintendent Ms. Anna Lankford, and Executive Director of Personnel Dr. Westley Wood, Chief Technology Officer Ms. Julie Triplett, Chief Finance Officer Mr. Seth Prevette, Director of Maintenance Mr. Bergie Speaks, Director of Child Nutrition Mr. Marty Johnson, and Administrative Assistant Ms. Morgan Mathis.
Prior to calling the meeting to order, Vice-Chairman Mrs. Sharron Huffman recognized Board Member Mr. Darren Shumate to lead the Invocation.
Vice-Chairman Mrs. Huffman called the meeting to order and asked if the agenda needed to be amended. Mr. Byrd made the announcement to amend the agenda. Under Roman Numeral VII (Action Item) Letter A and Letter B will be voted on at the August Board of Education Meeting. On a motion by Mr. Walker, seconded by Mr. Shumate the agenda was amended.
On a motion by Mr. Shumate, seconded by Mr. Walker and duly carried, the agenda was approved as presented.
Vice-Chairman Mrs. Huffman recognized Superintendent Mr. Mark Byrd for the pledge of allegiance.
On a motion by Mr. Walker, seconded by Mr. Shumate and duly carried, the Paving Bids for Central Middle, North Middle, and North High School were approved as presented. The contract was awarded to Twin City Paving for a total of $249,262.50 for the projects.
On a motion by Mr. Shumate, seconded by Mr. Walker and duly carried, the Personnel Report was approved as presented.
Phyllis Clay – Instructional Specialist – Central Office
Retirement effective – August 1, 2017 with twenty-three years and three months of service
Barbara Hill – Teacher – North Wilkes Middle School
Retirement effective – July 1, 2017 with five years and two months of service
On a motion by Mr. Shumate, seconded by Mr. Walker and duly carried, the budget amendments were approved as follows:
State Public School Fund Increase $17,551.00
Federal Grant Fund Increase $12,685.00
Capital Outlay Fund No Change
Child Nutrition Fund Increase $20,000.00
Local Current Expense Fund No Change
Current Expense Special Use Fund Decrease $348,833.00
On a motion by Mr. Shumate, seconded by Mr. Walker and duly carried, the Continuing Budget Resolution was approved as presented. (See attachment number one).
On a motion by Mr. Walker, seconded by Mr. Shumate and duly carried, the Board adjourned at 11:27 a.m.