Monday, April 29, 2019

Notes from Board of Education Work Session, 4/29/19

The Board of Education work session on Monday, April 29 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.

Call to order – 6 p.m.
Public Forum – 6 p.m - None
Waldorf opportunity zones presented by the Charles County Government Planning and Growth Committee - Report
  • Consider feasible alternatives to school allocation process by May 14th presentation to commissioners
  • Hancock - how much density is planned; 21,000 - 23,000
  • Hancock - what capital improvements are you planning to ensure schools are not overcrowded.  
  • Abell - land in footrint for school:  no
  • Abell - developer built schools; maybe
  • Abell - Cannot fit in existing schools and willing to collaborate but not willing to approve at this stage without more information
  • Hancock - Agrees with Abell
  • Wilson - has staff come up with solutions; no
  • Brown - needs time to meet as a board and have some discussions
  • Consensus of all board members to move forward with research and discussion but not approval of project
Information item: Discipline Review Committee suggestions

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