MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

GREEN RIDGE R-VIII SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

Kind of Meeting              Place                                    Time                Month/Day/Year          Day of Week

Open Session                   Cafeteria                  6:30 PM           April 10, 2017             Monday

 

MEMBERS

                        Present                                                                                    Administrators

Barry White, President                                                 Aron Bennett, Interim Supt of Schools

Sam Dove, Secretary                                                   Rodney Edington, High School Principal

Mark Haverly, Vice-President                                      Rachel Hammers, Elementary Principal

Gale Dillon, Treasurer                                                 Angie Hagedorn, Special Ed Coordinator

Tim Dove                                                                                                                               

Ed Hopkins, Absent                                                                             Visitors                                  

Roy Martin                                                                  Bob Stone                    Kenneth Ollison

                                                                                    Heather Bridges                       Staci Harrison

                                                                                    Dr. Jamie Burkhart

 

Audrey Harding, Bookkeeper, entered meeting at 7:25 PM

                                                                                   

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Barry White called the Open Session meeting to order at 6:30 PM. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

APPROVE CERTIFICATION OF APRIL 4, 2017 ELECTION RESULTS

Mr. Sam Dove made a motion to approve the certified results of the April 4, 2017 school board election.  2nd by Mr. Martin. 

Vote:  6 Yes    0 No    1 Absent

 

Mr. Sam Dove and Mr. Martin were presented plaques from the district thanking them for their years of service on the Green Ridge School Board of Education.

 

ADMINISTRATION OF THE OATH OF OFFICE TO NEW MEMBERS

Mr. Haverly made a motion to disband the Green Ridge R-VIII School Board.  2nd by Mrs. Dillon.

Vote:    6 Yes   0 No    1 Absent

 

Mr. Bennett welcomed the candidates to the Board.  The Oath of Office was administered to Barry White, Kenneth Ollison, and Bob Stone. 

 

Mr. Bennett called the new Board to order.

 

REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Mr. Bennett opened the floor for nominations for Board President:

Mr. Haverly nominated Mr. White for Board President.

Mr. Stone nominated Mr. Ollison for Board President.  Nominations ceased.

Vote:    Mr. White  5    Mr. Ollison  1 

 

Mr. Bennett opened the floor for nominations for Vice President.

Mr. White nominated Mrs. Dillon. 

Mrs. Dillon nominated Mr. Haverly.  Nominations ceased.

Vote:    Mrs. Dillon  5  Mr. Haverly 1

 

Mrs. Dillon was welcomed as Vice President.

 

 

 

Mr. White opened the floor for nominations for Treasurer.

Mr. White nominated Mr. Stone for Treasurer.  Mr. Stone declined the nomination.

Mr. White nominated Mr. Ollison for Treasurer.  Nominations ceased.

Vote:  Mr. Ollison   6

 

Mr. Ollison was welcomed as Treasurer.

 

Mr. White opened the floor for nominations for Secretary. 

Mr. White nominated Audrey Harding for Secretary.  Nominations ceased.

Vote:  Mrs. Harding  6

 

Mrs. Harding was elected Secretary.

 

 

VISITORS/COMMUNICATIONS/COMMITTEE REPORTS

Mr. Jay Berendzen and Mr. John Berendzen, architects for Porter, Berendzen and Associates Architects, presented updated plans for potential upcoming projects. 

                                                                                                                                               

OTHER

Mr. Tim Dove made a motion to close Open Session and go into Closed Session to discuss personnel matters, real estate, and student issues after a short recess at 7:40 PM. 2nd by Mr. Stone.

Roll call vote:  6 Yes   0 No    1 Absent         

 

 

 

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            Secretary, Board of Education                                     President, Board of Education