A full slate of board members were on hand to discuss matters concerning the Aline-Cleo School District during a regular meeting of the School Board March 3.
After calling the meeting to order to and approving the minutes of the previous meeting, members then voted to move into executive session for the purpose of interviewing and/or discuss employment, renewal, nonrenewal, appointment, promotion, demotion, discipline, resignations and salaries of certified and/or support personnel for the 2021-22 school year.
After convening into executive session at 7:01, board members then returned to open session at 8:13.
Members voted to hire Bob Dobriniski as High School Principal and Elementary Assistant Principal/Counselor for the 2021-22 school year.
Maria Navarro was then approved for an extra duty contract for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. She currently serves as custodian at the elementary and has been filling in two days a week at the high school.
A contract was then approved between Aline-Cleo Public Schools and Chas W. Carroll, P.A., for the 2020-21 fiscal year to be conducted in the 2021-22 school year.
After approving a pair of yearly items, board members voted to approve a calendar change for the 2020-21 school year. The change was due to school being out for inclement weather Feb. 8. The date will not need to be made up but the board is still required to approve the calendar change.
General Fund encumbrances 111-113 in the amount of $33,053.42 and Building Fund encumbrances 70008-70009 in the amount of $1.477.63 were also approved.
Superintendent Barry Nault then gave his report to the board. Due to delays in February, completion of the new heat/air conditioning units at the high school gym are now expected to be completed by the end of March.
Weather delays have continued to hold up the process for getting rock hauled in for the new parking area the elementary in Cleo Springs as well as the high school parking lot in Aline.
He also addressed several bills in legislation at the state level, that will impact public education.
One of those bills discussed was for Open Transfers. It was noted the bill will allow for up to two open transfers a year.
Mr. Nault stated the storage building at the elementary is complete but the ramp leading to the garage door still need to be finished.
After reviewing monthly financial reports, meeting adjourned. Next meeting will be at 7 p.m. April 7.