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Oakland, MD 21550
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Minutes April 19, 2011

MINUTES

 

MEETING OF THE GARRETT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

Oakland, Maryland  21550

 

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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                        Part I – Call to Order

            Mr. Tom Carr, President, called the special monthly meeting of the Board of Education to order at 5:00 p.m.  Also in attendance were Mrs. Charlotte Sebold, Vice President; Mr. Rodney Durst, Dr. Donald Forrester, and Mrs. Cynthia Downton, associate members; and Dr. Wendell Teets, Superintendent of Schools.  The meeting was held at Grantsville Elementary School.

                        Part II - Executive Session

            Upon a motion by Dr. Forrester seconded by Mrs. Sebold, the Board of Education unanimously agreed to move to executive session at 5:01 p.m. in accordance with Public Law 4-106 and Section 10-508 of the State Government Code for the purpose of discussing personnel matters affecting one or more individuals.  Board members discussed items that included the status of the Retirement Incentive Plan, the 2011/2012 School Calendar, and the search for a new Superintendent.

            Dr. Teets, Mrs. Sue Waggoner, Executive Director of Instruction; Mr. Keith Harvey, Director of Human Resources; and Mr. Larry McKenzie, Director of Finance, were present during all or part of the Executive Session.

Part III – Opening of Public Session

                        The Board reconvened in public session at 6:29 p.m.

                        Part IV – Personnel Recommendations

            Dr. Teets recommended approval of the following personnel matters:

·     The Volunteer Retirement Incentive Plan 

·     Retirements: James Bosley, Teacher, Southern Middle School – Eff. 07/01/11

Virginia Craig, Principal, Swan Meadow School – Eff. 07/01/11

Mary Jane Fike, Teacher, Southern Middle School – Eff. 07/01/11

Gary Galloway, Principal, Dennett Road Elementary School – Eff. 07/01/11

Jane Gibson, Teacher, Southern Garrett High School – Eff. 07/01/11

Jeri Jones, Pupil Personnel Worker, Central Office – Eff. 07/01/11

Bonnie Langan, Teacher, Northern Middle School – Eff. 07/01/11

Linda Martin, Teacher, Yough Glades Elementary School – Eff. 07/01/11

Suzanne Sincell, Principal, Broad Ford Elementary School – Eff. 07/01/11

Donetta Sisler, Teacher, Northern Garrett High School – Eff. 07/01/11

Joan Spiker, Teacher, Friendsville Elementary School – Eff. 07/01/11

Romona Stevenson, Teacher, Broad Ford Elementary School – Eff. 07/01/11

Benjamin Thorn, Teacher, Southern Garrett High School – Eff. 07/01/11

Betty Elliott, Cafeteria Worker, Broad Ford Elementary School – Eff. 07/01/11

Norman Livengood, Head Custodian, Northern Middle School – Eff. 07/01/11

Rose Mary Mayne, Head Custodian, Crellin Elementary School – Eff. 07/01/11

Steven Minnick, Head Custodian, Northern Garrett High School – Eff. 07/01/11

Dora Shafer, Secretary/Media Assistant, Swan Meadow School – Eff. 07/01/11

Linda Swauger, Secretary, Northern Middle School – Eff. 07/01/11

Judy Upole, Secretary, Central Office, Eff. 07/01/11

 

·        Rescission of Retirement:   Sue Waggoner, effective immediately

 

            Upon a motion by Dr. Forrester and a second by Mrs. Sebold, the Board of Education unanimously approved the superintendent’s recommendations.

            Mr. Carr announced that the Board is in the fortunate position to retain Mrs. Waggoner as the acting Superintendent for the 2011/2012 school year effective July 1, 2011. Upon a motion by Dr. Forrester and a second by Mrs. Sebold, the Board of Education unanimously approved Mrs. Waggoner as the acting Superintendent for the 2011/2012 school year.

                        Part V – Adjourn

            Upon a motion by Dr. Forrester, the Board adjourned the meeting at 6:32 p.m.

 

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Mr. Thomas A. Carr Wendell D. Teets
President Secretary/Treasurer
Approved:   May 10, 2011