MINUTES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SOUTH CAROLIONA WHITMORE SCHOOL

407 Lexington Avenue, Chapin, SC 29036

June 8, 2013

 

 

Chairman Morrison called the meeting to order at 12:20 pm at the State Museum in Columbia, following the graduation exercises of the Class of 2013.

 

PRESENT:

 

Pamela Phillips, Richard Morrison, William Robinson, Ellen Ray, Principal, Stephanie Mitchell, Director of Operations.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

The minutes of the meeting of March 19, 2013 were approved as submitted.

 

BUDGET UPDATE:

 

Mrs. Ray presented the updated FY-13 Budget as had been prepared by Mr. William Moser.

The Board accepted the revisions, and the documents are filed with the record copy of these minutes as Appendix A.

 

Mrs. Ray then presented the proposed budget for FY-14 as had been prepared by Mr. William Moser.   The Board approved the budget as presented, and the documents are filed with the record copy of these minutes as Appendix B.

 

FACILITY UPDATE:

 

Mrs. Ray distributed copies of the “Contract of Sale” for the building at 510 Old Lexington Highway in Chapin, SC.  The complete contract is filed with the record copy of these minutes as

Appendix C.

 

After discussion the Board authorized Treasurer McClure to offer $385,000 for the property, with power to negotiate a price (if necessary) not to exceed $416,000. The Board authorized Ellen Ray, Principal, to sign as a representative of the school on the purchase and sale agreement for the property located at 510 Old Lexington Hwy, Chapin, SC.  

 

STAFFING NEEDS:

 

Mrs. Ray reported the need for an additional English Teacher and a Special Education Teacher/Coordinator, in anticipation of increased enrollment in FY-14.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:  There being none, the Board proceeded to –

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

Discussion with potential additional Board members continues, notably with a CPA and an attorney, both in the Columbia area.

 

The Board entered into Executive Session to discuss personnel matters at 1:15 pm and later reconvened to adjourn at 1:30 PM.  The Board will meet again at the regularly scheduled meeting September 17, 2013 or at the call of the Chair.

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

William T. Robinson

Secretary