• Olney ISD School Board Meeting Update
    Olney ISD School Board Meeting Update

Olney ISD School Board Meeting Update

ADMINISTRATORS PRESENT: Dr. Greg Roach-Superintendent, Elaine Reno-Director of Accountability and Compliance, Jennie Walker-Human Resource Director, Matt Caffey-High School Principal, Gunter Rodriguez-Junior High Principal, Amanda Barrientes-Elementary School Principal, Rodney Bennett-Band Director, Cristi Little-Big 4 Co-op Director and Tim H. Orsak-Chief Financial Officer. Visitors present: Lori Cox, Beth Ferrier.

ORDER OF BUSINESS: President Jake Bailey called the Called Meeting of the Olney Independent School District’s Board of Trustees to order at 12:08 p.m. The meeting has been duly called, and a notice of this meeting has been posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551, and that a quorum of board members was present.

The Board reviewed the minutes from the April 13, 2020 regular meeting. Motion By: Kyle Hinson Seconded By: Jeff Harvey Motion to approve the April 13, 2020 Board minutes as presented. Motion Carried: 6-0

ITEMS for ACTION: The Board reviewed the waiver for missed school days due to circumstances related to COVID-19. Motion By: Theresa McClatchy Seconded By: Kenley Lane Motion to approve the waiver for missed school days due to circumstances related to COVID-19 as presented. Motion Carried: 6-0

The Board reviewed the waiver of the instructional materials inventory requirement due to circumstances related to COVID-19. Motion By: Jeff Harvey Seconded By: There sa McClatchy Motion to Approve the waiver of the instructional materials inventory requirement due to circumstances related to COVID-19 as presented. Motion Carried: 6-0

The Board reviewed the waiver of the CPR instructional requirement due to circumstances related to COVID-19. Motion By: Theresa McClatchy Seconded By: Kyle Hinson Motion to Approve the waiver of the CPR instructional requirement due to circumstances related to COVID-19 as presented. Motion Carried: 6-0

The Board reviewed the Resolution for the delegation of authority to superintendent to seek waivers related to COVID-19. Motion By: Theresa McClatchy Seconded By: Kenley Lane Motion to Approve the Resolution for delegation of authority to superintendent to seek waivers related to COVID-19 as presented. Motion Carried: 6-0

The Board reviewed the Resolution concerning employee pay under policy DEA(LOCAL). This item was tabled pending additional information.

The Board reviewed options for the May regular Board meeting. Motion By: Kyle Hinson Seconded By: Len Bernhardt Motion to set the May Regular Board Meeting for Tuesday, May 26, 2020 as presented. Motion Carried: 6-0 Dr. Roach discussed the proposed 2020-2021 school calendar. Motion By: Len Bernhardt Seconded By: Kyle Hinson Motion to approve the 2020-2021 school calendar as discussed. Motion Carried: 5-1 For: Jake Bailey, Len Bernhardt, Kyle Hinson, Kenley Lane and Theresa McClatchy Against: Jeff Harvey

Motion to Adjourn Meetin

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