Meigs board OKs tranfers, advances

By Lorna Hart -

POMEROY — Financial considerations, hiring and contracts highlighted the agenda for the Meigs Local School Board meeting.

Board members Heather Hawley, Roger Abbott, Todd Snowden and Larry Tucker were in attendance; Ryan Mahr was absent.

Following the approval of the minutes of the June 28 regular meeting, Dean Harris, director of transportation, distributed reports on fuel, labor and student movement from the previous school year.

Tony Hawk, president of athletic boosters, reported the Meigs Boosters audit “went well.”

Numerous transfers from the general fund were made to the following accounts: High school principal $2,844.39; Rural Summer Meals, $647; high school cheerleaders, $2,276; MMS athletics, $1.794, all totaling around $7,800.

Advances totaling approximately $1,600 were made from the general fund to: Rural Innovative Meals, $136; Carl Perkins, $110; Rural Low Income $1,348.

The board moved to discontinue service by SEOVEC/META solutions effective July 1, 2016.

Approval was given to Lorri Lightle, Meigs Intermediate assistant principal, for an overnight trip to Baltimore, Md., in July.

The board awarded contracts to William (BJ) Nicholson as girls golf coach at Meigs High School for the 2016 season and Jarrod Kasun as girls varsity basketball coach for the 2016-2017 season.

Casey Manley was hired as high school cheerling adviser for the 2016-2017 school year,

The following were hired on a one-year contract, pending completion of all administrative requirements: Kevin Sheppard, vocational agriculture; Tina Kelly and David Waters, elementary intervention specialists; Robyn Howard, high school intervention specialist.

The board moved to accept the resignation of Lisa Roback as Meigs High School intervention specialist effective Aug. 16.

At 6:34 p.m. the board convened to executive session and reconvened at 7:28 p.m.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:29 p.m.

The next regular meeting of the Meigs Local Board of Education is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 14 at their offices at 41765 Pomeroy Pike, Pomeroy.

By Lorna Hart