BOE Approve Contract with Detection Canines for Central High

The Board of Education met Tuesday, November 29.  The following agenda items were approved:

  • Approval of the agenda
  • approval of the minutes from the October 27, 2016 and November 17, 2016 meetings.
  • approval of the following Financial Reports for September 2016 and FY 2015-16 comparison reports:
  • approval to allow the superintendent to enter into contracts that are lower than the bid law.
  • approval to contract with Interquest Detection Canines for the remainder of this school year, January 2017 through May 2017. During this period, Interquest will provide 5 half day visits; each visit will be $300.00. This will be paid using At-Risk funds.  These canines can sniff out not only illegal drugs, but prescription drugs, weapons, and alcohol. Attorney Mark Boardman will review the contract before signing.
  • approval of the following new/revised Federal Program and State policies that were given for review at the October 27, 2016 meeting.
  1. Cash Management for Federal Funds
  2. Mentoring Program
  3. Jason Flatt Act SBII

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  • approval of the following Personnel Action items, including the following:


Dana Strickland as Bus Driver

Varsity Baseball Coach: Michael Anderson


  • ‘Family Night with Santa Claus and an Elf”- Parent and Family Engagement Liaison, Connie Bass to be held at Lineville Elementary Thursday, December 1, 2016, 5:30 in the gym.
  • Board members were given a resolution urging the appointment of elected superintendents in Alabama to review

The next board meeting will be December 15, 2016.


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