JOINT BOARD OF CONTROL
JACKSON RIVER TECHNICAL CENTER
November 8, 2016
The Joint Board of Control for Jackson River Technical Center met in regular monthly session on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 with the following members present:
Bert Baker Covington City
Cindy Bennett Covington City
Eddy Clemons Covington City
Gerald Franson Alleghany County
Craig Lane Alleghany County
Jennifer Seckner Alleghany County
Randy Tucker Alleghany County
Also present were Mr. Eugene Kotulka, Administrator; Ms. Melinda Snead-Johnson, Superintendent of Covington City Schools; Mr. Glenn Spangler, Director; and Ms. Christy Armentrout, Clerk.
Mrs. Seckner called the meeting to order at 2:04 p.m. and led in a moment of silence and the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.
Approval of Minutes:
On a motion by Mr. Lane, seconded by Mrs. Bennett, the minutes of the October 11, 2016 meeting were approved as submitted unanimously by aye vote.
Administrative Reports (17-20):
Director’s Report. Mr. Spangler noted to the board that the second six weeks has just finished up and students are beginning the third six weeks today. He also reminded the board about the rescheduled trip to Nicolas County, West Virginia on December 5, 2016.
Mr. Spangler informed the board that Mr. Huffman had traveled to the Richmond and D.C. areas to look at different ventilation systems. Mr. Huffman, who was in the audience of the meeting, discussed with the board that he was trying to find a ventilation system that is as quiet as possible and still does what he wants it to do in terms of performance. One thing he noted in observing these other systems is that installation is very important in order for a system to work properly.
Dual Enrollment. Mr. Spangler presented the board with a dual enrollment report listing numbers from last year and this year. Mr. Spangler mentioned that we have 79 students enrolled in dual enrollment classes this year. He also said that moving forward next year some changes will need to be made regarding what classes are offered due to their transferability to the college level.
Pay Bills (17-21): Bills in the amount of $41,555.69 were approved for payment on motion by Mr. Lane, seconded by Mr. Baker. The motion carried unanimously.
Bills and salaries in the amount of $82,311.30 were also paid in accordance with approved salary and benefit schedules.
The meeting adjourned 2:19 p.m. on motion by Mr. Lane, seconded by Mr. Tucker.
Date Approved Clerk
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