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P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle
Low Moor
, VA 24457


Monday, January 22, 2008, School Board Office Complex
100 Central Circle, Low Moor, VA
5:00 p.m. – Reception for National Board Certified Teachers / 6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting



Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance
National Anthem performed by Alleghany High School Beauty Shop Quartet

Roll Call

08-174 Approval of Minutes of December 10, 2007 Regular Meeting (action)

08-175 Approval of Minutes of December 11, 2007 Work Session (action)

08-176 Approval of Minutes of January 7, 2008 Work Session (action)

Community Participation

08-177 School Board Commendations to:

- Harvey Hepler, Jacob Armentrout, Ben Tucker and Brandon Morris, AHS agriculture students: Honors earned during FFA competitions at the Virginia State Fair

- Allison Hicklin and Lee Anne Bowling-Angle, Alleghany High School teachers: Achievement of Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

- R. Wayne Botkins: Outstanding Service as Falling Spring District Representative on the Alleghany County School Board from July, 2002 to January, 2008.

08-178 Remarks by Bob Umstead, Alleghany Education Association

08-179 School Board member questions and reports

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

08-180 Calendar information:

6:00 p.m. Monday, February 4 – Budget work session at Central office complex
6:00 p.m. Monday, February 18 – Regular meeting at Jackson River Technical Center

08-181 Resolution authorizing applications for grants to support construction of new high school (action)

08-182 Resolution authorizing application for literary loan as part of Alleghany High School reconstruction funding (action)

08-183 Resolution to acquire property for location of possible new Alleghany High School (action)

08-184 Resolution authorizing request for proposals to employ construction consultant (action)

08-185 Report on 2007 employee survey on budget, calendar and other selected topics (information)

08-186 Annual report on School Resource Officer program (information)

08-187 Report on mental health counselor program (information)

08-188 Grant proposal to Alleghany Foundation for continued funding of school nurse program (action)

08-189 Final draft of revised comprehensive six year school division improvement plan (action)

08-190 Trends in advanced placement and dual enrollment courses (information)

08-191 First draft of proposed 2008-2009 school calendar (information)

08-192 Final draft of revised school division five-year capital improvement plan (action)

08-193 Capital improvement update (information)

Budget & Finance

08-194 Payment of bills (action)

08-195 Budget report (information)

08-196 Projected state revenues based on Governor Tim Kaine’s proposed budget (information)

08-197 Cafeteria report (information)

08-198 Communications

Classified Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Final report of the Alleghany County Jamestown 2007 Planning Committee (information)

Closed Session

08-199 Code of Virginia:

2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries.

2.2-3711.A.7 – Legal Matters / Discussion briefings by staff members pertaining to actual or probable litigation.

2.2-3711.A.10 – Discussion or consideration of special awards.


08-200 Personnel actions (action)

Other business

08-201 Additions to agenda