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Monday December 14, 2015 Board Meeting

With Christmas coming up, the Board decided to hold it’s December meeting today.   Meeting was called to order at 9:00 am…  All Board members present.  This agenda is really short. However, the meeting starting off with a BANG!!!!   Board attorney Jeff Jernigan started the meeting by informing the Board that there were several areas of the rules and regulations that the Board needed to address…   EVERYONE had a SHOCKING look on their face.  Board Member Darlene Smith immediately stated she thought the rules and regulations had been completed, posted with the Secretary of States office, and was finalized 12/5/2015…. Well apparently we all were wrong!!!  Or maybe we were all MISLED!!!!  Board President Waylon Garrett put an end to our bitching and stated lets just get this done and over with!!!!  

The Board went into Executive Session from 9:30-10:30 to discuss…  enrollment and possible license to be suspended for past due child support.

The Board went over the rules changes that Jeff recommended…  Motion was made by Darlene Smith and Seconded by Glenda Honeycutt to approve the final version of the Rules and Regulations with changes…  Motion carried

The Board discussed setting up a policy to ensure that license holders would not be able to renew their licenses if they had unpaid fines. No policy was adopted…

Dorothy Ennis and David Derrick have been designated as the Board officials that will be part of the Evaluation team to score the upcoming RFP…

PCS is hosting Examiner Training February 27th & 28th and School Overview February 29th.  Meeting is to be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Pearl MS…  Mr. Derrick informed the Board that he still was not receiving student test scores from PCS…

Mr. Derrick also followed up with the Board concerning the requested performance audits.  He explained to the Board that the Agency would have to pay a $3,500.00 fee for this service.

February Board meeting to be held on the 22nd….

Meeting adjourned at 11:00 am…. 

1 Comment

  • by Heidi Riley Posted February 2, 2016 2:44 pm

    God Bless y’all… I don’t see how the board doesn’t pull their hair out at times…
    As always, thank you Calton for this!

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