School Board Meeting
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
Benton County School District Board of Directors
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Benton County School District will be held April 11, 2022 05:30 PM at the Office of the Superintendent 231 Court Street, Ashland, MS 38603
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, access to the meeting room will be limited to a total of ten occupants. To comply with the Mississippi Open Meetings Act (MS Code Section 25-41-1 et seq.) members of the public may join the Zoom meeting link established for this meeting. The Zoom login information is posted on our website: www.benton.k12.ms.us
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.
Unless removed from the consent agenda and placed under discussion/action, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time with no discussion.
1. Call to Order
2. Invitation to Prayer
3. Adoption of Agenda
4. Approval of Meeting Minutes
4.1. Minutes of March 7, 2022 Regular Meeting
4.2. Executive Session Minutes - March 7, 2022
5. Public Concerns (Time Limit: 30 Minutes)
5.1. Ms. May F. Scruggs
5.2. Mr. David Rhea
5.3. Ms. Joyce Preston
5.4. Ms. Mary L. Moore
6.1. Finance Department Review
6.1.1. Financial Statements 4-11-22
6.1.2. Approval of Contract for HVAC Installation at Ashland Elementary School
6.1.3. Notification of Financial Audit (Annual)
6.1.4. Approval of Claims Docket
6.2. Approval of School Bus Turnarounds
6.3. Second Reading and Approval of Policy JBCD: Transfers and Withdrawals of Students
(Tabled at March meeting)
6.4. Consideration/Approval of Student Releases
6.5. Approval of Personnel Agenda
6.6. Approval of Superintendent's Recommendations1
6.7. Discussion of HFAC Property - Prospective for Playground Equipment
7. Consent Agenda
7.1. Fixed Asset Disposals
8. Board Concerns
8.1. Member Tracy Clayton
If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in executive session, the Board will conduct an executive session in accordance with the Mississippi Open Meetings Act (MS Code Section 25-41-1 et seq.). Before any executive session is convened, the presiding officer will announce publicly that the Board is going into executive session and give the reasons therefore. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be announced in open meeting.
The notice for this meeting was posted in compliance with the Mississippi Open Meetings Act on 4/8/2022
Clerk for the Board of Directors.
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To be placed on the agenda of a regular board meeting, groups or individuals shall submit through certified mail - receipt requested - or hand carry a written request to come before the board to the office of the superintendent at least five (5) working days prior to the board meeting. Any request not meeting this timeline will be held until the next regular meeting of the board."
- Benton County School District Policy Code BCBI "Public Participation at Board Meetings": (Read full policy under "Agendas & Minutes")