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Minutes February 28, 2000

 

MINUTES

 

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE GARRETT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

Oakland, Maryland 21550

 

Monday, February 28, 2000

 

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            Part I - Call to Order

    Mr. Rodney L. Durst, President of the Garrett County Board of Education, called the special meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Members in attendance included Mrs. Madeleine Collins, Vice President; Mrs. Camilla Rawe, Mr. James Raley and Mrs. Charlotte Sebold, associate members; and Dr. Wendell Teets, Superintendent of Schools.

            Part II - Acceptance of Agenda

    Upon a motion by Mr. Raley, seconded by Mrs. Rawe, the agenda was unanimously accepted as drafted.

            Part III - Announcements

    Mr. Durst noted that two Board officers or their designees have been invited to attend the Annual MABE Leadership Conference at Rocky Gap on June 22-23, 2000. Dr. Teets announced he testified in favor of Senate Bill 810/House Bill 1247 (the Governor=s Salary Challenge bills) at a hearing earlier today at the Annapolis Legislature.

            Part IV - Executive Session

    Upon a motion by Mrs. Rawe, seconded by Mrs. Collins, the Board of Education unanimously agreed to move to executive session at 6:10 p.m. in accordance with Public School Law 4-106 and Section 10-508 of the State Government Title for the purpose of considering matters that relate to the negotiations and to consult with staff regarding pending or potential litigation. Dr. Teets; Dr. Brenda McCartney, Assistant Superintendent; and Mr. Ervin Fink, Director of Finance and Human Resources were in attendance during all or part of the executive session. County Commissioner Ernest Gregg joined the meeting at 7:55 p.m.

            Part VII - Return to Public Session

    The Board reconvened in public session at 8:15 p.m. By consensus, the Board adjourned at that time.

            Part VIII - Information Items

a.    MSDE News Release: State Board of Education Elects New President (2/2/00)

b.    MSDE Bulletin, Vol. 11, No. 2 (2/3/00)

c.    MSDE Bulletin, Vol. 11, No. 3 (2/18/00)

d.    MSDE News Release: Schools Superintendent Grasmick Gathers Honors (2/23/00)

e.    Memo to Dr. Teets re: Elementary Parent-Teacher Conference Report (D. Forrester: 2/15/00)

f.    GCBOE Annual Report for the 1998-99 School Year

g.    Home & School Connection, March 2000

h.    The Scoop, Vol. 8, No. 3

i.    ASBO Matters, Winter 2000, Vol. XXX11, No. 3

 

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Rodney L. Durst Wendell D. Teets
President Secretary/Treasurer
Approved:  March 14, 2000