ROCKSPRINGS — The Meigs Local Board of Education approved several agenda items during its recent board meeting.
The resignation of Cofford Kennedy as guidance counselor at Meigs High School effective June 30 for retirement purposes was accepted by the board.
Garrett Riffle was approved as a substitute teacher for the remainder of the school year. Melinda Venoy was approved as a substitute school nurse and substitute personal assistant for the remainder of the school year. Mitchell Meadows was approved as a substitute bus driver.
Edmond Fry was approved as a volunteer assistant high school track coach.
Rhonda Foster was hired as a personal assistant for the remainder of the year at a rate of $12.50 per hour, not to exceed 29 hours per week.
Kellie Trout was hired as an After-School Kids instructor at Meigs Elementary School.
In accordance with the OHSAA bylaws, Meigs Local entered into an agreement with Athens City Schools retroactive to Nov. 4, 2016, to hire Alexander Moody was the Meigs High School Swim Coach for the 2016-17 season.
The board approved the vision insurance rates for 2017-18 at a rate of $10 per month for single and $20 for family through MedBen. The administration fee increased from $2.58 per employee per month to $2.66, the first increase in fees since 2006.
The board approved entering into a Bilateral Articulation Agreement with Washington State Community College in conjunction with Ohio’s Tech Prep Programs for 2018-2020.
Permanent appropriations were approved in the amount of $29,507,770 as presented by Treasurer Roy Johnson.
A transfer of $1,328.73 from Fund 010 to Fund 003 was approved.
The financial reports, bills and minutes of the previous meeting were approved as presented.
The board went into executive session for personnel matters and matters required to be confidential by federal or state laws.