VIGO COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING – 686 WABASH AVENUE
MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2004
M I N U T E S
A meeting of the Board of School Trustees of the Vigo County School Corporation was held at the Administration Building, 686 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, Indiana on the 25th day of October 2004 at 7:00 P.M.
The following Board Members were present: Mr. Mel Burks, Mr. Gene Shike, Mr. Alferd Hamblen, Mr. Guille Cox, Dr. Joseph Minnis, Mr. Kenneth Schuster, and Mr. Michael Tom.
Pledge of Allegiance
Mr. Gene Shike led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Resolution of Memoriam
Mr. Shike presented a Resolution of Memoriam for Ms. Helen Pearson.
Information from Superintendent Tanoos
Superintendent Tanoos highlighted several of the events that took place in the Vigo County School Corporation during the past two weeks.
Mrs. Nancy Dowell, Director of the Vigo County Public Library, highlighted the Martin Luther King Commemorative Coalition.
Mr. Cox commended the relationship and programs between the Vigo County Public Library and the Vigo County School Corporation.
First Call for Citizen’s Comments
No comments were received.
Mr. Burks moved for approval of the Consent Agenda. Mr. Hamblen seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
The following Consent Agenda items were approved:
1. Minutes – Regular Meeting – October 12, 2004
2. Accounts Payable Docket dated the 25th day of October
3. Financial Status Report for month ending September 2004
4. Encumbrance Report for period ending September 30, 2004
5. Professional Leave Requests
Mr. Tanoos presented the Personnel Report for approval, and Mr. Orr responded to questions.
Dr. Minnis moved for approval. Mr. Schuster seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Tanoos requested approval of Professional Development Schools Grants for DeVaney Elementary School, Fayette Elementary School, Fuqua Elementary School, Meadows Elementary School, and Terre Haute South Vigo High School, and responded to questions.
Mr. Schuster moved for approval. Mr. Hamblen seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
Second Call for Citizen’s Comments
Comments were received from Mrs. Rosemarie Scott.
Information and Proposals from Board Members
Dr. Minnis questioned a comment that was made at a recent School Board candidate forum.
Adjournment: 7:31 P.M.
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