Monday, June 27, 2011

Notes from the Board of Education Work Sesson, 6/27/11

The Board Work Session on Monday, June 27th will be re-broadcast on Comcast Channel 96, Verizon FIOS Channel 12 and is available via webstream at . To view the full agenda and the various reports, please visit BoardDocs

The below notes are my personal notes and are not intended to be all-inclusive or official minutes for the Board of Education meetings and are provided as a request from my supporters and the general public in a personal effort to be more transparent. Although I have diligently tried to make these notes as unbiased and accurate as possible, I am only human and do make mistakes.

Executive session

  • Executive session is closed as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act of the State Government Article to discuss personnel matters, specifically the Superintendent's recommendations on certificated positions.
Call to order - 6 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

Public Forum
  • No one present
FY 2012 Budget Amendment - F.B. Gwynn Educational Center
  • Richmond - spoke regarding transfer of $1.3M transfer from fund balance to renovations at the Gwynn Center. Needs additional funds to complete the renovation properly.
  • Balides - explained financial aspect
  • Bowie - what if we approve & commissioners deny?
  • Richmond - can't imagine them doing so, but we will continue to strive to make the changes
  • Cook - pool? Fully operational
Motion to accept Budget Amendment by Abell; Second by Wade
Yes = Unanimous (Pedersen absent)


Motion to accept Personnell by Cook; Second by Lukas
Yes = Unanimous (Pedersen absent)

Wise - August 22, will be a work session for the Board of Education to discuss vision and goals
Lukas - Any rescheduling of the meeting with the commissioners
Wise - Not at this time.


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