Decatur City Board of Education
On Tuesday, the Decatur City Board of Education:
Heard a report from Finance Director Melanie Maples that the school system finished the 2007 fiscal year with $13.2 million in reserves, equal to two months in operating expenses. The Child Nutrition Program finished the fiscal year with $1.9 million in reserves.
Heard a report from Maples that the school system had $5.9 million in revenues and $6.4 million in expenditures in October, leaving $12.7 million in reserves. The CNP had $726,867 in revenues and $608,607 in expenditures, leaving $1.9 million in reserves.
Approved change orders on duct detectors, volt breakers and repairs to a damaged conduit serving lighting circuits poured into the roof slab as part of the Austinville Elementary School air conditioning renovation project.
Approved a new staff rights and responsibilities policy.
Approved a resolution thanking school board member Dwight Jett Jr. for his service in the Iraq War.
Accepted the resignation of Stephanie Graham Bass, math teacher, Brookhaven Middle School.
Hired Corey M. Jennings, science teacher, Decatur High.
Approved leave of absence for Anne Bickley Stephenson, Decatur High; and Rachael A. Clay, military leave, Somerville Road Elementary School.
Hired Maria Sanchez, custodian, Somerville Road Elementary; Jessica A. Parker, CNP worker, Brookhaven; and Cristi Wilks Hyatt, special education aide, Somerville Road.
Approved leaves of absence for Paula Diane Harwell, Frances Nungester Elementary School; Traci Elizabeth Bolan, Julian Harris Elementary School; Kennetha A. Watson, Oak Park Middle School; Angela Hughes Davis, Somerville Road; and Tanya Nicole Reid, Walter Jackson Elementary School.
Transferred Allyson L. Teague from clerical aide to supervisorís secretary, central office; Jennifer D. King from CNP worker at Decatur High to systemwide CNP worker; and Maria Del Barboza from CNP worker at Oak Park to CNP worker at Decatur High.
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