Greenville Technical Charter High School

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 Last  Updated: 5/14/2017

 

 

 

Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

 

05/12/2017

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda, May 12, 2017 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Room 124, Building 120, GTCHS Campus.   Announcement of the meeting has been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for April 18, 2017 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                                     Mary Nell Anthony, Principal

         Chairman’s Report                                                    Bob Nash

         Executive Committee                                                Bob Nash

Finance/Audit Committee Reports                            Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

Administration/Governance Committee                   Bob Ground, Chair

Academic Excellence Committee                             Candice Lewis, Chair

         Appeals/Grievance Committee                                 Uta Samuel, Chair

         Facilities Committee                                                 Erik Knutson, Chair

         Public Relations Committee                                     Mary Brantley, Chair

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

1. By July 17, 2017, Draft five consecutive annual budgets beginning with 2017-2018 for BOD consideration.  The draft budgets would;

a. Restore minimum of $xxxx in GTCHS Reserve Account

b. Restore minimum of $xxxx in Annual Budget Contingency Fund (See Resolution BOD 2015-09).

c. Provide all the Capital Development and Operational Funds needed for maintaining an academic program with high educational standards.

2. Review Lease Agreement between Brashier Middle College (BMC) and Greenville Tech College (GTC) and prepare or request in writing, a DRAFT document from GTC titled Lease Agreement between GTC and GTCHS Related to Two Proposed Building Sites on GTC Campus that is being considered for meeting space needs outlined in the GTCHS Strategic Plan.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

Administration/Governance Committee

1.   Review and recommendations of Faculty/Staff Handbook 2017-2018.

2.   Using Survey Monkey Software, develop and distribute an instrument to BOD Election Partners to obtain data to determine (1) percentage of voter participation and (2) is any changes in the election process that would increase voter participation.

Executive Committee

1. Review and approve the list of GTCHS Graduates for 2017.

Facilities Committee

1. Review the DRAFT LEASE AGREEMENT between GTC and GTCHS relative to use of building 120 on GTC Campus and make recommendation to BOD of any changes by July 17, 2017.

Finance Committee

1. Review the five consecutive annual budgets beginning with FY2018 as soon as they are submitted by Principal and make a recommend to BOD by August 15, 2018. 

Public Relations Committee

1.   Consider developing a printed public relations document (Annual Report) for distribution to selected individuals or groups.  

 

BUDGET WORK SESSION: Committee of Whole (If needed).

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

 

1. Consider 

a. Receiving reports as information.

b. Assigning task listed on this agenda to respective BOD Committees Agendas.

2. Consider amendment to 2017-2018 Annual Academic Calendar.

3. Second Reading of 2017-2018 Annual Budget as amended.

4. Consider amending the GTCHS Employee Chart to change title of Business Manager to Director of Finance without any changes to job description of the position. 

5. Consider Resolution BOD2017-02 (Board Recognition of Teacher Ms. Cleo Crank).

6. Consider Courses to be approved by BOD as Board-Approved Courses.

7. Consider Administration/Governance recommendation (Resolution BOD2017-03) for GTCHS Legal Representation.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (AS NEEDED)

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

1. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for June 20, 2017 at 6:00pm

2. An appeal request has been submitted to BOD Appeals Committee. 

3. BOD Training/Orientation scheduled for morning of July 15, 2017

4. Six BOD members (Brantley, Cone, Ground, Johnson, Nash, Samuel) attended the SC Public Charter School District Board/Orientation Program on May 1, 2017 at Nelson Mullins Law Firm in Greenville, SC (See MOR).

5. Swearing-In Ceremony of newly elected and/or appointed Board Members on June 20, 2017

 

 ADJOURNMENT  

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                      ___________________________________

 

                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

ATTEST:                                                                                                                                          GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

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Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

 

Posted Date:      5/14/2017                        Initials: wrg

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

 

04/14/2017

 

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on April 14, 2017 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The board meeting will be held on April 18, 2017 at 6:00pm in Building 124, in the GTC Administrative Board Room.   Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                                  Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

INTRODUCTION OF GUEST STAFF OF GTCHS.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for March 14, 2017 Regular Meeting.

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                              Ms. Mary Nell Anthony, Principal

Chairman’s Report                                                      Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Executive Committee                                         Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                  Mr. Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

Administration/Governance Committee            Mr. Bob Ground, Chair

Academic Excellence Committee                      Ms. Candice Lewis, Chair

         Appeals/Grievance Committee                          Ms. Uta Samuel, Chair

         Facilities Committee                                          Mr. Erik Knutson

         Public Relations Committee                              Ms. Mary Brantley, Chair

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

none

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD:

none

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                          

 

1. Certification of Board Election 2017.

2. Consider Academic Year School Calendar for 2017-2018.

3. Consider GTCHS Student Dual Enrollment Policy 

4. Consider College Course Fee in the amount of $50.00 beginning with Class of 2020 which is to be applied towards cost of Course Textbooks and Tuition.

5. Consider GTCHS Annual Schedule for 2017-2018.

 

Recommendations from Finance Committee

6. First reading of Annual Budget 2017-2018.

 

Recommendations from Facilities Committee

7. Consider anticipating using a combination of dynamic compaction at a cost of $85,000.00 and aggregate piers at a cost of $215,000.00 at the CDC site (total cost $300,000.00).  Cost is based on Bunnell-Lammons Engineering, Inc. (BLE) proposal dated 3/1/17.

8. Consider anticipating a cost of $300,000.00 for either one site (next to CDC) or two sites (CDC and next to bldg. 119) at GTC campus.

9. Consider approving Triangle Construction proposal for Spring and Summer of 2017 portions of their preconstruction proposal dated April 3, 2017 at a cost not to exceed $7,000.00.

10. Consider approving Phase I proposal from McMillan/Pazdan/Smith Architecture dated April 3, 2017 at a cost not to exceed $18,000.00.

11. Consider authorizing Mr. Tuck Hanna, Consultant, to select 3 market listing estimates from 3 commercial realtors of his choosing for property at Augusta Road Campus to determine market value of the property.

 

Recommendations from Administration and Governance Committee

12. Consider Board Orientation Schedule and Program for 2017.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

1. Next BOD meeting is scheduled for May 16, 2017 at 6:00pm in the GTC Administrative Board Room.

 

 

 

 ADJOURNMENT 

                                                                                                                         Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

ATTEST:                                                                                                        GTCHS Board of Director

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                ___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

03/10/2017

 

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on February 17, 2017 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The board meeting will be held on March 14, 2017 at 6:00pm in Building 124, in the GTC Administrative Board Room.   Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

INTRODUCTION OF GUEST STAFF OF GTCHS.

 

Introduction of Board Clerk: Mr. Seth Riddley has been employed to work up to 20 hours per month to perform functions for the GTCHS Board of Directors in accordance with BOD approved job description.  Resume provided at February board meeting.  We welcome Mr. Riddley to GTCHS family.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for February 21, 2017 Regular Meeting.

 

REVIEW OF POLICY FOR PUBLIC INPUT SESSIONS

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                           Ms. Mary Nell Anthony, Principal

         Chairman’s Report                                          Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Executive Committee                                      Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Financial/Audit Committee Reports               Mr. Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

Administration/Governance Committee         Mr. Bob Ground, Chair

Academic Excellence Committee                   Ms. Candice Lewis, Chair

         Appeals/Grievance Committee                       Ms. Uta Samuel, Chair

         Facilities Committee                                       Mr. Erik Knutson

         Public Relations Committee                            Ms. Mary Brantley, Chair

         GTCHS Development/Endowment Board      Ms. Suzanne Foody, Dir. Of  Dev.

         Report of Meeting with Dr. Keith Miller        Dr. Bob Nash

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

1.   Develop and recommend to BOD, an Awards and Honors Policy for the BOD to recognize and bestow certain awards for Faculty/Staff/Students by May 16, 2017.

2. Prepare a list of GTCHS students who will be designated as 2017 Graduate of GTCHS for BOD approval no later than May 16, 2017. 

3.    Schedule BOD tours of GTCHS Barton Campus and GTCHS Augusta Road Campus.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD:

Administration Governance Committee

1. Prepare audited report of BOD Election Results for BOD Certification by April 18, 2017 BOD meeting. 

2. Schedule and Organize Board Orientation Program (“Boot Camp”) in accordance with SC Public Charter School Law Title 59 Chapter 40 Section155 Orientation programs for board members and administrators.
(A) “Within one year of taking office, all persons elected or appointed as members of a charter school board of trustees after July 1, 2006, shall complete successfully an orientation program in the powers, duties, and responsibilities of a board member including, but not limited to, topics on policy development, personnel, instructional programs, school finance, school law, ethics, and community relations. The orientation must be provided at no charge by the State Department of Education or an association approved by the department.”

 

Facilities Committee

        1.   Triangle Construction Company, Inc. Proposal for Pre-Construction Services time line.

 

Finance Committee

         1.   Triangle Construction Company, Inc. Proposal for Pre-Construction Services Cost dtd 03/10/2017. 

2.   Bunnell-Lammons Engineering, Inc. Letter dtd 03/01/2017, Subject: Preliminary Cost Estimates for Site Preparation.

3.   Review draft of GTCHS Annual Budget for 2017-2018 for recommendation to BOD for First Reading at next BOD meeting on April 18, 2017.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO GTCHS DEVELOPMENT/ENDOWMENT BOARD:

1.   Review draft of Strategic Plans for Development/Endowment Board and report back to BOD at their convenience.

2.   Review and recommend changes to Development/Endowment Bylaws dtd October 24, 2007.

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                          

 

1. Retroactive approval of Capital Development Loan Draw-Down No. 1 in the amount of $53,000.00.

2. Consider request from Principal to “Find the Most Cost Effective Options to Reach Our Goal (Space Needs) So We (GTCHS) Can Be In a New Building By August 2019.”

3. Consider Employee Positions for Academic Year 2017-2018.

4. Consider SC Public Charter School Alliance invitation to join in Pilot Program for Technology Study.

5. Consider Academic Year School Calendar for 2017-2018.

6. Consider maintaining, revising, or eliminating Retainer Contract with Wyche Law Firm.

Administration and Governance Committee:

7. Consider Amendments to Student Admission Policy.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:    

1. Next BOD meeting is scheduled for April 18, 2017 at 6:00pm in the GTC Administrative Board Room.

 

 

 ADJOURNMENT   

 

                                                                                                              Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

ATTEST:                                                                                             GTCHS Board of Directors

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted Date:  03/14/2017, 10:43 am       Initials:           wrg             

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

02/16/2017

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on February 17, 2017 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The board meeting will be held on February 21, 2017 at 6:00pm in Building 124, in the GTC Administrative Board Room.   Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

INTRODUCTION OF GUEST STAFF OF GTCHS.

 

CHAIRMAN TO TURN MEETING OVER TO TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN, Mr. Scott Zemitis, Finance Committee Chairman

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for November 15, 2016 Regular Meeting.

BOD Minutes for January 17, 2017 Regular Meeting

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                               Ms. Mary Nell Anthony, Principal

         Chairman’s Report                                              Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Executive Committee                                          Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                   Mr. Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

Administration/Governance Committee             Mr. Bob Ground, Chair

Academic Excellence Committee                       Ms. Candice Lewis, Chair

         Appeals/Grievance Committee                            Ms. Uta Samuel, Chair

         Facilities Committee                                            Mr. Erik Knutson

         Public Relations Committee                                Ms. Mary Brantley, Chair

         GTCHS Development/Endowment Board          Ms. Suzanne Foody, Dir. Of  Dev.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD:

Administration/Governance Committee

1.  Review methods to improve attendance at “Meet the Candidate” meeting scheduled on March 14, 2017.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO GTCHS DEVELOPMENT/ENDOWMENT BOARD:

None.

 

 

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                          Temporary Chair, Mr. Scott Zemitis, Finance Committee Chairman

Old Business

Facilities Committee:

1. Committee recommends that a building contract be negotiated with Triangle Construction Company for expansion of Augusta Road Campus to meet space needs defined in Strategic Plan 2015-2016.

2. Committee recommends that BOD a contract be negotiated with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architectural Firm for architectural services related to expansion of Augusta Road Campus to meet space needs defined in Strategic Plan 2015-2016.

 

Administration and Governance Committee:

3. Committee recommends BOD conduct second and final reading of recommended amendments to Bylaws as unanimously recommended by Governance Committee.

4. Committee recommendations in regards to biannual evaluation performance of GTCHS Principal per contract.

5. Committee recommendation on BOD Policy for Volunteer Teachers at GTCHS.

 

Academic Excellence Committee:

6. Consider Volunteer Teachers Policy.

 

Finance Committee:

7.   Consider IRS 990 Report for FY2016 for submission to IRS.

 

Executive Committee:

8. Consider Invitation from SCPCSA to participate in 6 months Pilot Program called Chief Information Officer Charter Collaborative Pilot Program at no cost to GTCHS.

9. Consider Request from Principal for up to $1,400.00 from Contingency Fund.  Note: The Principal will provide Documentation to support request at board meeting.

10.  Consider authorizing board Chairman and Vice Chairman to attend meeting with GTCHS Principal, President of GTC, and Chairman of GTC Board Facilities Committee.

 

New Business:

11. Consider the SC Dept. of Education Annual Report filed with the SCDE and SC Public Charter School District.

12. Consider BOD Budget Line Item for Board and Contingency Fund.

13. Consider Amendments to Student Admission Policy.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:    

1. Next BOD meeting is scheduled for March 14, 2017 at 6:00pm in the GTC Administrative Board Room.

2. Employment of Mr. Seth Riddley as new Board Clerk.

2. Note items and event scheduled in Principal’s Weekly Warrior Bulletin.

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

ATTEST: GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

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Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date: 02/18/2017           Initials: wrg

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

 

1/17/2017

 

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

 

 

  1. No minutes available
  2. Principal’s Report.
  3. Chairman’s Report.
  4. Executive Committee – no report
  5. Financial Report – TBD
  6. Administration Governance Committee Report – Verbal

            See bylaws from last meeting

            Letter announcing Election – To be presented

            Principal Performance Evaluation – Mary Nell Document 

            Next steps – verbal

  1. Academic Excellence Committee – no report
  2. Appeals/Grevance Committee – no report
  3. Facilities Committee – Report (minutes) attached
  4. Public Relations Committee – No report
  5. GTCHS Development Endowment Board – No report 
  6. Items referred to Board Committees – Resolution BOD2017-01 (Volunteer Assignment)
  7. Action items – Public Charter School Policy Manual information 
  8. Retreat Proposal 

 

If you have any questions, please let me know.  Thanks for your support.

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

 

11/14/2016

 

The Secretary of the GTCHS BOD, Bob Ground, distributed the Board Agenda on November 11, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The board meeting will be held on Nov. 14, 2016 at 6:00 in Building 124, in the administrative board room.  Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                                 Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

        BOD Minutes for October 13, 2016 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

        (Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                                 Ms. Mary Nell Anthony, Principal

        Chairman’s Report                                                 Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Executive Committee                                            Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                     Mr. Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer          

Administration/Governance Committee               Mr. Bob Ground, Chair

Academic Excellence Committee                         Ms. Candice Lewis, Chair

         Appeals/Grievance Committee                             Ms. Uta Samuel, Chair

         Facilities Committee                                             Mr. Erik Knutson

         GTCHS Development/Endowment Board            Ms. Suzanne Foody, Dir. Of  Dev.

         Public Relations Committee                                  Ms. Mary Brantley, Chair

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD:

  1. Governance committee:  student handbook addition (confederate flags worn and/or displayed by students while on campus)

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO GTCHS DEVELOPMENT/ENDOWMENT BOARD:

None.

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Dr. Nash

1.  First reading of recommended amendments to Bylaws as unanimously recommended by Governance Committee

2.  Reschedule or cancel December BOD meeting

3.  Make a recommendation regarding an educational law firm

4.  Make a recommendation regarding the Design-Build process and contractor choice

5.  Make a recommendation regarding the system selected to protect the pipes at the Augusta Road Campus

6.  Officially commit to explore if there are qany remaining options to build on GTC campus

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:    

1. Next regular session Board meeting is currently scheduled for Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm.

2. BOD members and staff will attend the SCPCSA Fall Summit/Conference scheduled Nov. 15-17, 2016. 

3. Legislative Reception Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at Pelham Road Medical Center.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

                                                                                                                   Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

                                                                                                                  ATTEST: GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

                                                                                                              ___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  11/13/2016  12:27 pm      Initials: wrg

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

10/13/2016

 

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on October 13, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The board meeting will be held on Oct. 18, 2016 at 6:00pm in Building 124, in the Administrative Board Room.   Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

INTRODUCTION OF NEW EMPLOYEES OF GTCHS.

 

Business Manager: Ms. Noel Rogers obtained her BA in Finance from the University of Georgia.  Since then she has accumulated a variety of experiences related to finance--from personal trust and estate planning to internal auditing services and serving as treasurer for multiple charitable organizations.

 

Board Clerk:  Ms. Lorin Smith is from Anderson, SC.  She has considerable experience preparing agendas, minutes, and other legal documents for public and charitable organizations.

 

CHAIRMAN TO TURN MEETING OVER TO TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN, Ginger Cone

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for September 20, 2016 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

2015-2016 ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT FROM MARTIN SMITH COMPANY CPAS, AUDITORS

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                     Ms. Mary Nell Anthony, Principal

         Chairman’s Report                                    Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Executive Committee                                Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Financial/Audit Committee Report           Mr. Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

Administration/Governance Committee   Mr. Bob Ground, Chair

Academic Excellence Committee             Ms. Candice Lewis, Chair

         Appeals/Grievance Committee                 Ms. Uta Samuel, Chair

         Facilities Committee                                 Mr. Erik Knutson

         GTCHS Development/Endowment          Board Ms. Suzanne Foody, Dir. Of  Dev.

         Public Relations Committee                     Ms. Mary Brantley, Chair

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD:

None

 

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO GTCHS DEVELOPMENT/ENDOWMENT BOARD:

None.

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Temporary Chair, Ginger Cone

1. Consider 2016-2017 Audit Report

2. Student Grading Conversion Schedule.

3. Consider Changes in GTCHS Mission, Vision, Beliefs Statements.

4. Consider Recommendation from Administration Governance Committee Regarding Board Policy for Awarding Contracts (Resolution BOD2016-26).

5. Consider Financial Models for Funding the Development of Augusta Road Campus.

6. Consider Revision of Sibling Admissions Policy.

7. Codification of Board Policies.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:    

1. Annual Pigs and Pearls Event, Friday, October 22, at 6:30pm at downtown airport hanger.

2. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 14, 2016 at 6:00pm

3. BOD members and staff will attend the SCPCSA Fall Summit/Conference scheduled Nov. 15-17, 2016. 

4. Legislative Reception Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at Pelham Road Medical Center.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

ATTEST: GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

09/20/2016

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda, September 16, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held on Sep. 20, 2016 at 6:00pm in Building 124, in the Administrative Board Room.   Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

INTRODUCTION OF NEW BOARD MEMBERS SWORN INTO OFFICE ON AUGUST 22, 2016

Rev. Zackary Johnson, Resident of Greenville, Retired Information Technologist, and Current Pastor of 

Golden View Baptist Church, Clemson, SC, for the past 13 years.  He holds Master of Divinity Degree from Erskine Theological Seminary.

 

Mr. Brian Smith is Founder and Managing Partner of Southeast Financial Advisors for past 23 years.

Mr. Smith and his wife Karen have 3 children, one being a student at GTCHS.  They are residents of Pelzer, SC.

 

AWARDS AND HONORS:

1. Congratulations to GTCHS student BLAKE C. STEVENSON for being selected as National Merit  Scholarship semifinalist 2016.

 

2. Recognition of GTCHS Business Manager EDWARD “SKIP” SNOW, for 10 years of employment and service to academic program of the Public Charter High School.

 

CHAIRMAN TO TURN MEETING OVER TO TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN, Bob Ground, Secretary

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for August 18, 2016 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

STUDENTS PRESENTATION OF THEIR ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT ENTERED IN CONTEST.

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                        Ms. Mary Nell Anthony, Principal

         Chairman’s Report                                       Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Executive Committee                                   Dr. Bob Nash, Chair

Financial/Audit Committee Reports            Mr. Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer  

                                                                     Mr. Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration/Governance Committee      Mr. Bob Ground, Chair

Academic Excellence Committee                Ms. Candice Lewis, Chair

         Appeals/Grievance Committee                    Ms. Uta Samuel, Chair

         Facilities Committee                                    Mr. Erik Knutson

         GTCHS Development/Endowment Board   Ms. Suzanne Foody, Dir. Of  Dev.

         Public Relations Committee                         Ms. Mary Brantley, Chair

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD:

A. Administration/Governance Committee

1. Resolution BOD2016-26 (Policy for Approving Special Contracts and Consultant Services) for modification and report back to BOD by November board meeting.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO GTCHS DEVELOPMENT/ENDOWMENT BOARD:

None.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. Legal Issue (Section 30-4-70(a)(1) Receive information related to Property Purchase.

2. Contractual Issue (Section 30-4-70(a)(2) Receive information related to Project Manager.

 

ITEMS TO BE RATTIFIED FROM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT

1. Refer Legal Issue related to property purchase to Wyche Law Firm.

2. Consider Contract with proposed Project Manager.

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Temporary Chair, Bob Ground 

1. Consider approving Board Committee assignments.

2. Consider Changing Board Committee name from Capital Development/Management Committee to Facilities Committee.  

3. Consider approving Student Handbook 2016-2017 recommendation from Admin. /Gov. Comm.

4. Consider Resolution BOD2016-23 (Board Clerk Job Description)

5. Consider Resolution BOD2016-25 (Annual Budget Schedule and Development Policy)

6. Consider policy for selecting speakers at graduation ceremonies.

7. Consider change in date for BOD meeting due to schedule conflict.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:    

1. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for October 18, 2016 at 6:00pm

2. BOD members and staff will attend the SCPCSA Fall Summit/Conference scheduled Nov. 15-17, 2016. 

3. Legislative Reception Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at Pelham Road Medical Center.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

                                                                                                       Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

                                                                                                      ATTEST: GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

                                                                                                  ___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:      September 19, 6:00 pm       Initials:  wrg

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

 

 

08/16/2016

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda, August 16, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held at 6:00pm in Building 124, in the Administrative Board Room.   Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

RESIGNATIONS FROM GTCHS BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

1.   Mr. Bobby Deas has resigned effective August 1, 2016 from his appointed position on the GTCHS Board of Directors due to schedule conflicts with his current obligations.  He expressed that he would like to continue his service as parent representative to the GTCHS Board as appointed member on BOD Capital Development/Management Committee.

 

2. Mr. Travis Durham has resigned effective August 1, 2016 from his elected position on the GTCHS Board of Directors due to change of employment resulting in schedule conflicts.  He expressed an interest to continue his service as business representative to GTCHS Board as appointed member of BOD Appeals Committee and BOD Academic Excellence Committee.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for July 19, 2016 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                               Ms. Mary Nell Anthony

       Chairman’s Report                                              Dr. Bob Nash

Executive Committee                                         Dr. Bob Nash

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                  Mr. Scott Zemitis,

                                                                                    Board Treasurer  

                                                                            Mr. Skip Snow,

                                                                                    Business Manager

Administration/Governance Committee            Mr. Bob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence Committee

       Appeals/Grievance Committee

       Capital Development/Management Committee

       GTCHS Development/Endowment Board         Ms. Suzanne Foody,

                                                                                          Dir. Of Dev.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

1.   Develop Augusta Road Campus Site Study Plan and obtain at least three bids for BOD action as approved by BOD adopting Resolution 2016-13 dated April 19, 2016.

 

2.   Determine the work required and cost estimates to make sprinkler system operational in Building on Augusta Road Campus in accordance with requirements from Insurance Company Policy Number CMP4900773 dated July 13, 2016 with Seneca Insurance Company, Inc., 500 Colonial Center Parkway, Suit 620, Roswell, GA 30076.

 

3.   Plan to address property liability insurance investigator, with US-Reports, Inc., to their Recommendation 2016-01 in their Report #5871751 dated May 27, 2016 as to records of maintenance regarding annual and quarterly 2 inch main drain flow test on sprinkler system at Augusta Road Campus building.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD:

      A.   BOD Administration and Governance Committee

1.   Revised Student Handbook 2016-2017 for review and recommendation to BOD for action at Board meeting in September 2016.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO GTCHS DEVELOPMENT/ENDOWMENT BOARD:

None

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman 

1. Consider appointment of Bobby Deas to BOD Capital Development Committee for term ending June 30, 2017.

2. Consider appointment of Travis Durham to BOD Academic Excellence Committee for term ending June 30, 20107.

3. Consider appointment of Travis Durham to BOD Appeals Committee for term ending June 30, 2017.

4. Consider appointment of individual to BOD Finance Committee as voting member with term ending June 30, 2017.

5. Consider appointment of individuals to vacant positions on GTCHS Board of Directors with terms ending June 30, 2017.

6. Consider rental cost of special equipment and contract extension for landscape cleanup at Augusta Road Campus in order to complete the project in an amount not to exceed $15,000.00 without BOD approval and enable performance of accurate and timely site study plan to include safety and security issues on the property.  

7. Consider scheduling and conducting 2016 Legislative Reception.

8. Consider Resolution BOD2016-24 (Financial Risk of Exceeding FDIC Limits)

9. Consider Procedure for Evaluating Principal Performance.

Procedure for Principal Performance Evaluation:

a. Contents of Resolution BOD 2016-20 were placed in a table format for the committee/board to use.

b. Committee will use  ADEPT terms ‘Incomplete/Met/Not Met’.

c. The committee will consider shifting to ADEPT principal evaluation for 2017/2018 school year; perhaps sending board members for training.

d. Committee will meet with principal as soon as BOD approves the Evaluation Instrument.

e. Committee will meet with principal on or about January 3, 2017 for preliminary evaluation.

f. Committee will report to BOD in executive session during the January BOD meeting.

g. Committee will meet with principal on or about May 1, 2017 to complete the yearly evaluation.

h. Committee will report to BOD in executive session during May BOD  meeting.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:    

1. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for September 16, 2016 at 6:00pm

2. Board Orientation/Training was conducted by BOD Administration/Governance Committee on July 26, 2016.

3. BOD members will be given the opportunity to attend the SCPCSA Fall Summit to be scheduled this fall once agenda is published. 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

                                                                                      Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

                                                                                      ATTEST: GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

                                                                                               signed by Dr. Nash

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

Posted Date: 8/15/2016                                                      Initials:  wrg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

 Special Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

 

 

BOD Training For 6:00 pm July 26, 2016

Proposed Agenda

     Welcome (~5 min)    Dr. Nash

     Role of Public Board (~15 min)    Dr. Nash

     Finance 

          Finance Committee (~15 min)    Scott Zemitis

          Funding Formula(~15 min)      Skip Snow

     Ethics/FOI/SC Code ofLaws(~20 min)     Jeff Taylor

     Endowment Board(~15 min)     Suzanne Foody

     On Line BOD Notebook (~5 min)     Mr. Ground

     Parliamentary Procedure (~20 min)     Dr. Nash

     Strategic Plan(~5 min)  Mr. Ground

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room, Building 124

Greenville, SC

 

07/19/2016

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda, July 14, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held at 6:00pm in Building 124, in the Administrative Board Room.   Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                                          Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2016-2017 AS SPECIFIED IN THE BYLAWS OF THE CORPORATION.

         President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

       BOD Minutes for June 21, 2016 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

       (Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

INTRODUCTION OF NEW EMPLOYEES:

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                                                            Ms. Mary Nell Anthony

         Chairman’s Report                                                                           Dr. Bob Nash

Executive Committee                                                                       Dr. Bob Nash

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                                                 Mr. Scott Zemitis,  

                                                                                                                Board Treasurer                                                                              

                                                                                                           Mr. Skip Snow,

                                                                                                                 Business Manager

Administration/Governance Committee                                            Mr. Bob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence Committee                                                      Mr. Travis Durham, Chairman

         Appeals/Grievance Committee                                                          Mr. Travis Durham,  

                                                                                                                           Chairman

         Capital Development/Management Committee                                 Mr. Bobby Deas, Chairman

 

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

None

 

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD:

None

 

 

BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

1. Review SC Charter School Act Title 59 Chapter 40.

2. Review of BOD Ethics Statement to be signed by Board Members and filed.  SC Code of Laws Title 8 Chapter 13

3. Review Freedom of Information Act (FIOA), Title 30 Chapter 30 with amendment section 80.

4. Review of Board Bylaws.

5. Review Public Records Maintenance Act Title 30, Chapter 1

6. Review of SC Public Charter School District Contract.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

 

1. Personnel matters related to appointments per SCCL Section 30-4-70(a) (2).

2. Contractual matter related to Fund Raising per SCCL Section 30-4-70 (a) (2).

3. Contractual matter related to construction at Augusta Road Campus per SCCL Section 30-4-70(a) (2).

 

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                                                           Chairman 

 

1. Consider Schedule for Annual Regular Board Meetings in accordance with state law and recommended to be third Tuesday evening each month beginning at 6:00pm in the GTC Administrative Board Room building 124.

2. Ratification of Executive Committee recommendation to transfer $100,000.00 from Reserve Account to Pay Roll Account and deposited back into Reserve Account no later than July 31, 2016.

3. Consider appointment of individual to fill vacant position on GTCHS Board of Directors with term ending June 30, 2017.

4. Consider appointment of individual to BOD Finance Committee as voting member with term ending June 30, 2017.

5. Consider contract between GTCHS and Mr. David Phillips, President, Custom Development Solutions (CDS), 721 Longpoint Road, Suite 405, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 for performing Phase II of Fund Raising Proposal in an amount not to exceed $55,000.00.

6. Consider contract for constructing and erecting temporary signs at Augusta Road Campus not to exceed $3,000.00.

7. Consider contract extension for landscape cleanup at Augusta Road Campus minimum 4 days at total cost of $5,600.00.  The extension contract will include:

a.   removing all mimosa trees/shrubs and root balls on 10 acres

b.   removal of small magnolia tree at south east corner of building, 

c.   clearing property line and bank on west side of property to include spreading mulch to prevent erosion.

8. Consider request from Principal to sell all i-pad computers, except 1 classroom supply, and replace with i-chrome devices/computers.

9. Consider the creation of two new BOD Committees, (1) Public Relations Committee and (2) Economic Development Committee (Fundraising) with defined duties and membership TBD.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:    

 

1. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for August 16, 2016 at 6:00pm

2. Faculty and Staff return to work on Friday, July 29, 2016 (Teacher Work Day).

3. Board/Faculty Reception, August 2, 2016, Arrangements TBD

4. Students return for classes on Thursday, August 4, 2016.

5. First holiday, Labor Day, September 5, 2016

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                            signed                  

                                                                                                                              Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

ATTEST:                                                                                                            GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

 

 

___________________________________

       Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

       GTCHS Board of Directors

 

Posted Date:                     7/14/2016                                                                 Initials:     wrg     

 

 

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06/21/2016

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda, June 17, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held at 6:00pm in Building 124, in the Administrative Board Room.   Announcement of the meeting and the Agenda have been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

SWEARING-IN CEREMONY AND PHOTOS AT 5:00PM                                  Dr. Keith Miller, President GTC

 

HONORS AND AWARDS                                                                                         Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                                                               Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for May 17, 2016 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

BUDGET WORKSESSION: Committee of Whole

Board of Directors Work-session to review FY17 GTCHS Augusta Road Campus Capital Development Budget and FY17 GTCHS Main Campus Operating Budget for second reading and final action by BOD.

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                                                      Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

Principal Elect Report                                                                Ms. Mary Nell Anthony,

                                                                                                           Principal Elect

         Chairman’s Report                                                                     Dr. Bob Nash

Executive Committee                                                                 Dr. Bob Nash

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                                           Mr. Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer                                                                                    

                                                                                                       Mr. Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration/Governance Committee                                     Mr. Bob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence Committee                                               Mr. Travis Durham, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance Committee                                                            Mr. Travis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development/Management Committee                                   Mr. Bobby Deas, Chairman

Endowment/Development Board Report                                             Ms. Suzanne Foody, Chair

Greenville City Overlay Project and Annexation                                Mr. Jody Bryson

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

1. Review of BOD Policy for Evaluating Performance of Principal and response by report by Aug. 16, 2016.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

1.   Administration and Governance Committee

A.  Review and Revision of current policy for evaluating performance of Principal per contract by report to BOD by August 16, 2016.

 

 

B. Organize schedule and format to revise and update GTCHS BOD Strategic Plan by August 16, 2016.

 

C. Develop policy for evaluating GTHCS BOD member’s performance in accordance with state laws and report to BOD by August 16, 2016.

 

2. Finance Committee 

A. Evaluate Budget, Financial Reports, and Annual Audits for financial trends over the past 5 years and report to BOD by September 20, 2016.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO DEVELOPMENT/ENDOWMENT BOARD FOR REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION TO BOD.

 

1. Review and revise current By-Laws for Development/Endowment Board and report to BOD by Oct. 18, 2016.

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

 

 

         1. Consider Re-appointment of BOD member to vacant GTCHS Board of Directors position.

2. Consider Financial Audit Contract from Martin Smith and Company.

3. Second Reading of 2016-2017 Annual Main Campus Operating Budget.

4. Second Reading of 2016-2017 Annual Augusta Road Campus Capital Development Budget.

5. Consider Resolution BOD2016-19 (Emeritus Status Award)

6. Appointments of retiring faculty to Emeritus Status.

7. Consider Resolution BOD2016-20 (GTCHS Goals for 2016-2017)

8. Consider Resolution BOD2016-21 (Contract for Sponsorship of GTCHS by SC Public Charter School District).

9. Consider Board Orientation Schedule and Program

10. Consider Employment of Contractor to remove and trim vegetation around Augusta Road Campus.

11. Consider Employment of Contractor to restore water pipe and water heater for one bathroom.

12. Consider motion by Scott Zemitis to authorize Business Manager Skip Snow to sign the proposed 3 year contract with Martin Smith Company in the amount of $19,500 for annual financial audit services.

13. Consider revision to GTCHS Bylaws regarding meetings of Committees that have been authorized to operate on the behalf of the Board from time to time, such meetings may take place virtually by means of teleconference, texting or other real-time collaboration technologies as deemed suitable by the Chairman of the Committee.  Freedom of Information Act guidelines will apply to agendas, minutes and other documents produced by Committee.  Quorum and proxy voting requirements below will also apply to Board Committees. (NOTE: Change in Bylaws requires two readings scheduled at least 2 weeks apart.)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

 

1.    Legal Issue - Section 30-4-70 (a) (1)                                              Chairman Nash

Receive information relative to Employee Termination                          Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:    

 

1. Distributed certified letter addressed to Dr. Elliot Smalley, Superintendent of SC Public Charter School District, requesting contract for charter from July 1, 2016 until June 30, 2020.

2. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for July 19, 2016 at 6:00pm

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

                                  Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

ATTEST:                                                                                                 GTCHS Board of Directors

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville, SC

 

 

 

05/17/2016

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda, May 13, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held in Room 124, Building 120, main campus of GTCHS..  Announcement of the meeting has been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for April 19, 2016 Regular Session

BOD Minutes for April 25, 2016 Special Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                                      Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

Principal Elect Report                                                Mary Nell Anthony, Principal Elect

 

Chairman’s Report                                                              Bob Nash

1. Chairman Challenge Capital Campaign

2. Board related activities

Executive Committee                                                          Bob Nash

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                                   Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer                                                                                              

                                                                                            Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration/Governance Committee                             Bob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence Committee                                       Travis Durham, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance Committee                                           Travis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development/Management Committee                  Bobby Deas, Chairman

Endowment/Development Board Report                            Suzanne Foody, Chair

Report from Custom Development Solutions, Inc.            Mr. David G. Phillips, President

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

1. Seniors and Faculty Exit Interviews Report by June 21, 2016.

2. End of Academic Year 2015-2016 Summary Report by June 21, 2016.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

1.   Finance/Audit Committee

a. Review and revise current policy for requesting annual audit proposals and selecting audit firm for report to BOD by Aug. 1, 2016.

b. Review 2016-2017 Annual Budgets for recommendation to BOD by June 21, 2016. 

c. Review Custom Development Solutions, Inc. Report and make recommendation to BOD by June 21, 2016.

 

2. Academic Excellence Committee

a. Review best practices and current practice of faculty for student course grades and revise current policy as needed for recommendation to the BOD by Aug. 1, 2016. 

 

 

BUDGET WORK SESSION: Committee of Whole Bob Nash, Scott Zemitis, Mary Nell Anthony, and Skip Snow

 

 

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

 

1. Consider receiving reports as information.

2. Actions Items Recommended by Board Committees

 

3. First Reading of 2016-2017 Annual Budget

4. 2016 list of GTCHS Seniors Recommended for Graduation.

5. Consider name of property for GTCHS Campus on Augusta Road

6. Board Orientation Schedule and Program

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

1. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for June 21, 2016 at 6:00pm

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

                                                                                                                             

                                                                                  Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

ATTEST:

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:       5/16/2016                         Initials:      wrg      

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Tech College

Room 124, Building 120 GTCHS Campus

 

04/19/2016

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on Friday, April 15, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held on the campus of GTCHS in Room 124, building 120 on the GTC Barton Campus.  Announcement of the meeting has been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for March 15, 2016 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board of Directors – limited to 3 minutes.)

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                         Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

Principal Elect Report                                  Mary Nell Anthony, Principal Elect

Chairman’s Report                                                  Bob Nash

1.Chairman Challenge Capital Campaign

2.Board related activities

Executive Committee                                              Bob Nash

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                        Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer                   Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration/Governance Committee                  Bob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence Committee                           Travis Durham, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance Committee                               Travis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development/Management Committee      Bobby Deas, Chairman

Endowment/Development Board ReportSuzanne   Foody, Chair

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

1. Develop, distribute, and summarize data from Survey Monkey Survey by May 17 to determine why more parents did not attend the BOD Candidate Forum held on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

None

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

 

1. Request to receive reports as information.

2. Actions Items Recommended by Board Committees

a. Consider First Tryon Advisors Engagement Letter

3. Principal Recommendation for Approval The Warrior Way Early College Program

4. Consider GTCHS Academic Calendar 2016-2017

5. Consider GTCHS Personnel Employment Positions 2016-2017 and Request for Change in Title.

6. Request for payment of Appraisal Fees for VA Property and Vacant Lot

7. Resolution BOD 2016-10  Resolution Designating Project Manager for Property Development and Usage of Building 119.

8. Resolution BOD 2016-11  Resolution for Bank Loan from Southern First Bank.

9. Resolution BOD 2016-12  Resolution for GTCHS Board Leadership for Corridor Development of Property on Augusta Road.

10. Resolution BOD 2016-13  Resolution to Request Proposals for Site Development of Augusta Road Property.

11.  Consider Request for Approval of Charter for Remaining Period of Term.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

1. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for May 17, 2016 at 6:00pm

2. Wyche Law Firm coordinating closing on property April 29, 2016 at their offices.

3. The BOD will receive recommended Budget from Principal and Principal Elect by April 22, 2016.  First of two readings and workshop to be scheduled for agenda on May 17, 2016

4. Voting for BOD members for 2016-2018 to begin Friday, April 15, 2016 using Survey Monkey software.

5. Faculty and Staff tour facility at VA Property.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

                                                                                                                                                    

             Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

            GTCHS Board of Directors

ATTEST:

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Tech College

Room 124, Building 120 GTCHS Campus

 

3/15/2016 

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: SC Code of Laws, Section 30-4-70(a)

1. Contractual Matter (Section 30-4-70 (a) (2))

Capital Campaign Proposals                                          Dr. Bricker, Suzanne Foody

2. Contractual Matter (Section 30-4-70 (a) (2))

First Tryon Financial Advisors                                      Scott Zemitis

3. Legal Matter (Section 30-4-70 (a) (2))

Legal Issues related to Charter                                      Bob Nash

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for February 16, 2016 Regular Session

BOD Minutes for January 19, 2016 Regular Session

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                                                 Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

Chairman’s Report                                                                Bob Nash

1.Chairman Challenge Capital Campaign

2.Board related activities

Executive Committee                                                           Bob Nash

Financial/Audit Committee Reports                                    Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer                                                                                                    

                                                                                      Skip Snow, Business Manager Administration/Governance Committee                              Bob Ground, Chairman                            Academic Excellence Committee                                        Travis Durham, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance Committee                                            Travis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development/Management Committee                   Bobby Deas, Chairman

Endowment/Development Board Report                             Suzanne Foody, Chair

 

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

None

 

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

 

1. Actions Items Recommended by Board Committees

2. Principal Recommendation for Approval The Warrior Way Early College Program

3. Consider Contract for Surveying Property by Arrow North Surveying LLC

4. Consider First Tryon Financial Advisors Report and Recommendation

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

1. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for April 19, 2016 at 6:00pm

2. Updated Board Committees Membership List distributed

3. Distributed copies of 1998 Lease Agreement with GTC.

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

 

                                                                                                               

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

ATTEST:

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:      3/13/2016          Initials:     wrg

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Tech College

Room 124, Building 120 GTCHS Campus

 

 

02/16/2016

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on Saturday, February 13, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held on the campus of GTCHS in Room 124, building 120 on the GTC Barton Campus.  Announcement of the meeting has been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

Presentation of Plaque and Certificate to former board member, Mrs. Erin Smith

 

Swear-in Ceremony for Mr. Bobby Deas

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

Special Board Meeting and published agenda for 02/09/2016 were cancelled due to lack of necessary data.

No minutes were produced for the meeting.

 

 

 EXECUTIVE SESSION: SC Code of Laws, Section 30-4-70(a)

1. Contractual Matter (Section 30-4-70 (a) (2))

Findings or Discoveries from Phase 1 Environmental Study                  S&ME Engineers

2. Contractual Matter (Section 30-4-70 (a) (2))

     First Tryon Financial Advisors Scenario                                                 Walter Goldsmith, Scott Zemitis

3. Contractual Matter (Section 30-4-70 (a) (2))

    Sponsorship of Public Charter Schools                                                   Dr. Elliot Smalley, Superintendent

                                                                                                                     SC Public Charter School District

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

   BOD Minutes for January 12, 2016 Special Session

   BOD Minutes for January 19, 2016 Regular Session

 

GTCHS REPORTS: 

Principal’s Report                                                                                       Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

 

1. Plan to refocus and realign our admission process and

better define our academic pathways

          2.Study of five year dual enrollment statistics at GTC                              Ms. Amanda Burrows

         

Chairman’s Report                                                                                               Bob Nash

1. List of activities related to GTC Board duties

2. Chairman Challenge Capital Campaign

Executive CommitteeBob Nash

 Financial/Audit Committee Reports                                                                  Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                            Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration/Governance Committee                                                            Bob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence Committee                                                                      Travis Durham, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance Committee                                                                          Travis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development/Management Committee                                                 Bobby Deas, Chairman

Endowment/Development Board                                                                       Suzanne Foody, Chair

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION: 

1. Identify tasks necessary to secure two properties on Augusta Road and associated costs involved by March 15, 2016.

2. Identify scope of work and cost to repair utility services to VA building by March 15, 2016.

3. Prepare plan to salvage and/or dispose of items within VA building by March 15, 2016.

4. Contact SC Department of Transportation to begin planning for traffic management plan at two properties by March 15, 2016.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

Academic Excellence Committee

1. Review of Character Education training in Curriculum.

Capital Development/Management Committee

1. Review and plan efficient usage of land space of two properties on Augusta Road.

Finance/Budget Committee

1. Financial Plan for payments of Dual Credit Tuition Cost to GTC for GTCHS Students.

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

 

1. Actions Items Recommended by Finance/Budget Committee

2. Action Items Recommended by Administration/Governance Committee

3. Resolution BOD2016-9 (Financial Scenario for Purchase, Initial Remodeling, and Security of Two Properties.

4. Resolution BOD2016-7 (Budget Calendar 2016-2017)

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

1. Announcement Letter for BOD Election, Schedule, and Filing Procedures for Board Candidates has been published on the GTCHS Web Site. 

2. Appointment Letter of Mr. Bobby Deas as Chairman of Capital Development and Management Committee.

3. Appointment Letter of Ms. Teresa Loftis as Precinct Clerk for Board Election.

4. Next regular session Board meeting is scheduled for March 15, 2016 at 6:00pm

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

 

_________________________________

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

ATTEST:

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:    02/13/2016         Initials:  wrg

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Tech College

Room 124, Building 120 GTCHS Campus

 

01/19/2016

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on Friday, January 15, 2016 for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held on the campus of GTCHS in Room 124, building 120 on the GTC Barton Campus.  Announcement of the meeting has been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Chairman Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.Personnel – Section 30-4-70 (a) (1)

Sand Dollar Educational Consulting                                            Mo and Dr. Kathy Howard

2. Personnel – Section 30-4-70 (a) (1)

Nomination for Appointment to Facilities Committee      Bob Nash

3. Personnel - Section 30-4-70 (a) (1)

Appointment of GTCHS Parent to GTCHS BOD to

Vacant Position                                                                  Bob Nash

3. Contractual - Section 30-4-70 (a) (2)

Phase 1 Environmental Study                                           Brodie Bricker, Renee Gandy

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for December 1, 2015 Regular Session

BOD Minutes for January 12, 2016 Special Session

 

GTCHS REPORTS:

Principal’s Report                                                                        Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

Chairman’s ReportBob Nash

Financial Reports and Financial Advisor Scenarios                    Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

                                                                                           Walter Goldsmith, First Tryon

                                                                                                      Skip Snow, Business Manager

Appeals/Grievance Committee                                                    Travis Durham, Vice Chairman

Endowment/Development Board                                                 Suzanne Foody, Chair

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION

1.Redefine Remodeling Project for VA Property as Phase 1 to maximum of 25,000 square feet to reduce cost for Financial Advisor Scenario.

2.Obtain three proposals for writing grants for GTCHS and submitting them to appropriate foundations, agencies, organizations, or individuals.

 

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

1.Administration and Governance Committee

a.Plan Training Retreat for GTCHS Board for May/June 2016.

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

1.Resolution BOD2016-3 (Letter of Intent to Employ School Principal)

2.Resolution BOD2016-4 (Due Diligence Lists for two Properties) 

3.Resolution BOD2016-5 (Phase 1 Environmental Study Contract)

4.Resolution BOD2016-6 (Revision of Student Expulsion Policy)

    Resolution BOD2016-7 (Budget Schedule for 2016-2017)

5. Appointment of Community Business Leader as Volunteer member of Board Facilities Committee

6.  Appointment of GTCHS Parent to vacant position on GTCHS Board of Directors

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

1.Resignation Letter of Mrs. Erin Smith from GTCHS Board of Directors effective 01/12/16

2. Teresa Loftis, Board Clerk will serve as contact person at GTCHS for Candidates desiring to be elected to BOD and Election Clerk. 

3. Next Board meeting scheduled for February 16, 2016 at 6:00pm

ADJOURNMENT   

 

_________________________________

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

ATTEST:

 

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: wrg  01/15/2016

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Tech College

Room 124, Building 120 GTCHS Campus

 

12/01/2015

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on Monday, November 23, 2015 at 4:00pm for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held on the campus of GTCHS in Room 124, building 120 on the GTC Barton Campus.  Announcement of the meeting has been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for October 20, 2015 Regular Session

BOD Minutes for November 12, 2015 Special Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Chairman Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

GTCHS REPORTS:

Principal’s Report            Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

Executive CommitteeBob Nash, Chairman

Committee Minutes for October 29, 2015

Financial Reports                                     Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

                                                                                                Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration and Governance CommitteeBob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence CommitteeTravis Durham, Chairman

 

Appeals/Grievance CommitteeErin Smith, Chairman

Endowment/Development BoardSuzanne Foody, Chair

2015 Legislative ReceptionBob Nash

SCPCS Alliance Conference ReportBob Nash

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION

1.Report of student dual credit program with GTC.

2.Impact of GTC MOU on cost and courses of GTCHS dual credit program

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

Finance Committee

(1)  2016-2017 Budget Schedule.

(2)  2015 IRS 990 Report

  

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

1.Resolution BOD2015-19 (Change in Academic Schedule 2015-2016)

2.Resolution BOD2015-20 (Financial Advisor)

3.Resolution BOD2015-21 (Board of Directors Election Cycle)

4.Deposit of Escrow Monies

5.Wyche Law Firm Retainer Agreement

6.Monthly Review of Bank Statements

7.Facilities Lease Agreement between GTC and GTCHS

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: (To receive information related to following items)

SC Code of Laws, Section 30-4-70(a)

 

1.Contractual Matter – Gyles-Smith Realty 

2.Contractual Matter – Gyles-Smith Realty

3.Roebuck Buildings

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

1.   First Semester Showcase of Senior Projects: Dec. 4, 2015 @ 6:00pm  (Bob Ground)

2.   Sand Dollar Educational Consultants request to meet with BOD on Tuesday, 01/12/16

2.   Next Regular Board meeting is scheduled for January 19, 2016 at 6:00pm. 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

                                                                                                                     _________________________________

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

ATTEST:

 

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

 

Posted Date:  4:03 pm 11/30/2015  Initials:       wrg 

 

 

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The Board did not meet in November of 2015 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Regular Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Tech College

Room 124, Building 120 GTCHS Campus

 

10/20/2015

 

The Chairman of the GTCHS BOD, Dr. Bob Nash, distributed the Board Agenda on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 6:00pm for the purpose of receiving reports and approving policy for operation of GTCHS.  The meeting will be held on the campus of GTCHS in Room 124, building 120 on the GTC Barton Campus.  Announcement of the meeting has been posted in accordance with FOI regulations.

 

POSTED AGENDA

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for September 15, 2015 Regular Session

BOD Minutes for September 29, 2015 Special Session

BOD Minutes for October 13, 2015 Special Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Chairman Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

COMMENTS FROM FORMER BOARD CHAIRMAN Stewart McAlister

BRASHIER MIDDLE COLLEGE

 

ANNUAL (2015) AUDITORS REPORT (Elliott Davis Decosimo) Michelle Jones

 

GTCHS REPORTS:

Principal’s Report            Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

Executive CommitteeBob Nash, Chairman

Committee Minutes for October 13, 2015

Financial Reports                                     Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

                                                                                                Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration and Governance CommitteeBob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence CommitteeTravis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development CommitteeBobby Garrick, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance CommitteeErin Smith, Chairman

Endowment/Development BoardSuzanne Foody

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR REVIEW AND/OR RECOMMENDATION

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEES FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

Finance Committee

(1)  2015 Annual Audit Report for review and recommendations.

(2)  Recommendation of Financial Advisor

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: (To receive information related to following items)

SC Code of Laws, Section 30-4-70(a)

1.Consideration of Letter of Interest with Central Realty Holdings.

2.Contractual matter with VA Development Company

3.Order of Magnitude: Contractual matter with Roebuck Builders

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

1.Resolution BOD2015-14 (Letter of Interest with Central Realty Holdings

2.Resolution BOD2015-15 (Preparation of Contract with VA Development Company)

3.Resolution BOD2015-16 (Approval of Preconstruction Contract with Roebuck Builders)

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

                                                 

1. Legislative Reception with GC Legislative Delegation November 9, 2015 at 6:30pm at Pelham Road Medical Center, 2755 South Hwy 14, Greer, SC 29650. RSVP to Ms. Pauline Sternick, at 864-360-4139 or psternick@greermiddlecollege.org.

2.   Next Regular Board meeting is scheduled for November 17, 2015 at 6:00pm. 

3.   BOD members Bob Ground, Erin Smith, and Bob Nash will be attending the SCPCSA Fall Summit scheduled on Monday through Wednesday, November 16 – 18, 2015 at Marriott Hotel, Columbia, SC.  Agenda or schedule will be provided upon availability. Copy of Draft Agenda attached.

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

_________________________________

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of  

 Directors

ATTEST:

 

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

 

Posted Date:  ___10/19/2015______  Initials: _______wrg______

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

GTCHS Classroom Building 120 Room 124

Greenville, SC 29607

 

9/15/2015  6:00 PM

 

POSTED REVISED AGENDA

 

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

BOD Minutes for August18, 2015 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Chairman Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.  Legal Issue related to individual employmentWyche Law Firm

 

TOUR OF GTCHS CLASSROOMS Dr. Brodie Bricker

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report            Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

Sharon Hall – ACT Scores and Assessments

Ginger Cash – Student Lottery Revisions

Faculty Leadership Team Resolution on Space Needs

Executive Committee Bob Nash, Chairman

Committee Minutes for September 10, 2015

Financial Report                                     Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

                                                                                                Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration and Governance CommitteeBob Ground, Chairman

Academic Excellence CommitteeTravis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development CommitteeBobby Garrick, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance CommitteeErin Smith, Chairman

Endowment/Development BoardSuzanne Foody

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR RESPONSE OR RECOMMENDATION

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

See Attached Document (Board Committee Responsibilities and Duties 2015-2016)

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

 

1.   Principal Search Proposals

Student Centered Education Consulting Group (SCECG)

SC Public Charter School Association

 

  

Recommendations of approval from Executive Committee

2.   Resolution BOD2015-12  Nonbinding Application for JEDA Bonds

3.   Resolution BOD2015-13  Nonbinding Letter of Intent for Feasibility Study  

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:           

                                                 

1.   Legislative Reception with GC Legislative Delegation November 9, 2015 at 6:30pm at Pelham Road Medical Center, 2755 South Hwy 14, Greer, SC 29650.

2.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for October September 15, 2015 at 6:00pm. Location TBD.

3.   BOD members will be given the opportunity to attend the SCPCSA Fall Summit to be scheduled on Monday through Wednesday, November 16 – 18, 2015 at Marriott Hotel, Columbia, SC.  Agenda or schedule will be provided upon availability. 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

__________________________________

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

___________________________________

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room

Greenville, SC 29607

8/18/2015  6:00 PM

 

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

BOD Minutes for July 21, Regular Session

BOD Minutes for August 04, Special Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Chairman Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Board Committee Membership      Chairman Nash

Principal’s Report             Brodie Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee       Bob Nash, Chairman

Committee Minutes for August 12, 2015

Financial Report               Scott Zemitis, Board Treasurer

                                                       Skip Snow, Business Manager

 

            Administration and Governance Committee           Bob Ground, Chairman

            Academic Excellence Committee                           Travis Durham, Chairman

           Capital Development Committee                             Bobby Garrick, Chairman

           Appeals/Grievance Committee                                Erin Smith, Chairman

           Endowment/Development Board                             Suzanne Foody

           Letter from Faculty Leadership Team and TAP Leadership Team

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR RESPONSE OR RECOMMENDATION

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE FOR REVIEW OR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

None

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman Nash

 

1.   Written request from Board Member Candice Lewis to present motion for Board Consideration relative to employment of Timothy Murph.

2.   Tuition Model Letter from Dr. Keith Miller, President of GTC.

3. Resolution BOD2015-11 Principal Search Process.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.   Personnel matter relative to turnover and replacement of staff and students.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            

1.   GTCHS Open House, scheduled August 24, 2015 at 6:30pm.

2.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for September 15, 2015 at 6:00pm. Location TBD.

3.   BOD members will be given the opportunity to attend the SCPCSA Fall Summit to be scheduled this fall. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

   

Dr. Bob Nash,

Chairman, GTCHS Board of Directors

 

ATTEST:

 

Mr. Bob Ground,

Secretary, GTCHS Board of Directors

 

Posted Date:  August 17, 4:15 pm     wrg 

 

Board of Directors

Greenville Tech Charter High School

 

Board Committee Membership

2015-2016

 

 

Executive Committee:

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Ken Payne, Vice Chairman

Scott Zemitis, Treasurer

Bob Ground, Secretary

 

 

Finance/Audit Committee:

Scott Zemitis, Treasurer, Chairman

Debbie Tucker, Vice Chairman

Jody Bryson

Uta Samuel

Kelly Stephenson, non-board member

Appeals Committee:

Erin Smith, Chairlady

Travis Durham, Vice Chairman

Debbie Tucker

Bob Ground

 

Capital Development/Management Committee:

Bobby Garrick, Chairman

Ken Payne, Vice Chairman

Erin Smith

Jody Bryson

 

 

 

Board Development /Governance Committee:

Bob Ground, Chairman

Ken Payne, Vice Chairman

Travis Durham

Candice Lewis

Henry Parr, non-board member

 

 

Academic Excellence Committee:

Travis Durham, Chairman

Candice Lewis, Vice Chairman

Bobby Garrick

Uta Samuel

 

 

Notes: (1) Board Chairman is Ex-officio member of all Board Committees with voting privileges.

(2) Committees should consider recommending one to three (not a majority) non GTCHS BOD members for their committee, excluding the Executive Committee as defined by the BOD By-Laws.

 
 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Building 120 Room 124

7/21/2015  6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

BOARD MEMBER PHOTOS (INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP)

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

BOD Minutes for June 16, Regular Session

BOD Minutes for June 23, Special Session

BOD Minutes for June 29, Special Session

 

ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2016-2016

Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Chairman

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

PRESENTATION: MS. KATHLEEN McKINNEY, Attorney with Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA

JEDA Bonds for Charter Schools

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report            Brodie Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee Bob Nash, Chairman

Committee Minutes for July 15, 2015 and items for Board Approval.

Financial Report                                     Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                                                                                Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration and Governance CommitteeKen Payne, Chairman

Academic Excellence CommitteeTravis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development CommitteeBobby Garrick, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance CommitteeBob Ground, Chairman

Endowment/Development CommitteeSuzanne Foody

Principal Search CommitteeBob Ground, Chairman

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR RESPONSE OR RECOMMENDATION

None

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE FOR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

1.   Executive Committee 

a. Review the method of Legal Representation for GTCHS so as to decide on retainer vs hourly billing for fiscal year 2015-2016.

b. Develop plan for BOD Retreat.

2.   GTCHS Development/Endowment Board

a.    Request that the GTCHS Development/Endowment Board bring a fundraising proposal to the full Board to address the facility issues of GTCHS.

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ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                 Chairman

1. Executive Committee Recommendations

a. Adoption of Unrestricted Reserve Fund Resolution 2015-9 by BOD. 

b. Adoption of JEDA Reimbursement Resolution for JEDA Bonds.

c. Approval for Principal to sign application form for JEDA Bonds.

d. Authorization for Business Manager to pay invoice no.175617 received from Wyche Law Firm for Legal representation and services until June 30, 2015.

 

REVIEW FORMAT FOR CANDIDATES TO MEET FACULTY, PARENTS, STUDENTS, AND COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES.

1.   Format for meetings and time frame

2.   Feedback form and how the forms are collected.

3.   Name tags, food, drinks, pencils, collection box, availability of rooms, microphones, podium, decorations, etc.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.  Contractual Matter – Discuss Contract for GTCHS Principal Position.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            

1.   Candidates for GTCHS Principal to meet with Faculty, Parents, and Students beginning at 3:15pm in Bayne Auditorium and Multipurpose Room and community organization representatives at Greenville Country Club beginning at 5:00pm on July 23, 2015.

2.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for August 18, 2015 at 6:00pm. Location TBD.

3.   BOD members will be given the opportunity to attend the SCPCSA Fall Summit to be scheduled. 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

Dr. Bob Nash,  

Chairman  GTCHS Board of Directors

 

ATTEST:

 

Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Building 120 Room 124

June 23, 2015

 

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING AND WORK SESSION

 

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

 

   1.   WELCOME AND CALL TO ORDER

 

   2.   RECOGNITION OF INVITED GUEST AND VISITORS

 

   3.   TRAVEL TO TOUR ABANDONDED VA BUILDING AND PROPERTY.

 

   3.   APPROVAL OF PROPOSED AGENDA 

 

   4.   PUBLIC INPUT FORUM (Limited to 3 minutes per person.)

 

   5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM REGULAR BOARD MEETING 6/16/15

 

   6.   MOVE TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING PERSONNEL MATTERS AND APPLICANT EVALUATION AS COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE.

 

        A.    Receive report from Principal Search Committee

        B.    Evaluate six applications.

        B.    Receive comments from non Board Members

        C.    Receive comments from others invited to attend by Chairman

        D.   Legal Matter

        E.    Personnel Matter

 

    7.   MOVE TO REGULAR SESSION

 

    8.   ACTION ITEMS AS NECESSARY

 

    9.    ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

    10.  ADJOURNMENT

 

DATE POSTED: _____________________

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

GTC Administrative Board Room

Greenville, SC 29607

6/16/2015  6:00 PM

 

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                     Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

Minutes for May 19, 2015 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                            Bob Nash, Chairman

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report and End of Academic Year Report          

          Brodie Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee Bob Nash, Chairman

Financial Report    Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                        Skip Snow, Business Manager

 

Administration and Governance Committee     Ken Payne, Chairman

Academic Excellence Committee               Travis Durham, Chairman

Capital Development Committee                Bobby Garrick, Chairman

Appeals/Grievance Committee                   Bob Ground, Chairman

Endowment/Development Committee        Suzanne Foody

Principal Search Committee                        Bob Ground, Chairman

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO PRINCIPAL FOR RESPONSE OR RECOMMENDATION

1.    Budget Schedule for 2016-2017 by July 20, 2015.

2.    Develop a program for giving informational tours of GTCHS Campus to the community by August13, 2015.

3.    Plan for re-activating or developing a GTCHS Alumni Association by September 11, 2015

4.    Provide the Board with a Policy Manual developed from Board Minutes, or other sources, etc.  by February 12, 2015

5.    Present a plan by October 15, 2015 for BOD to have a Legislative Reception in fall season 2015.

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE FOR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD

1.    Executive Committee

  a.    Establish annual measurable goals and objectives for GTCHS Principal for 2015-2015 by August 13, 2015.

  b.    Review instrument for evaluating performance of Principal in accomplishing goals and objectives for academic year by August 13, 2015

  c.    Prioritize GTCHS space needs by August 13, 2015

 

2.    Board Administration and Governance Committee

  a.    Letter of Announcement, schedule of events, etc. for conducting    

   BOD elections in 2016 by October 15, 2015.

  b.    Review and Recommend changes to BOD Bylaws by

    November 13,   2015

  c.    Develop a survey instrument for employees and parents to give

       input by September 11, 2015 related to future development of

      GTCHS Campus.

 

3.    Finance Committee

a.    Research some options for BOD to approve a program by September 11, 2015 that would generate significant amount of Financial resources for GTCHS Strategic Plans in the next three years.

 

b.    Research and Evaluate by September 11, 2015 in conjunction with Endowment/Development Board, staff, etc. the current financial investment program of  GTCHS reserve funds and the current rate of generating interest.

 

4.    Capital Development Committee

a.    Research the cost of developing the field near GTCHS Building 119 into a half soccer

       practice field  by August 13, 2015.

b.    Determine by August 13, 2015 if additional storage space could be obtained from GTC or

       perhaps the use of portable buildings.

 

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION ON 2015-2016 BUDGET Bob Nash, Chairman

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                        Bob Nash, Chairman

1.    Second and Final Readings of 2016-2016 Budget

2.    BOD Code of Ethics Form

3.    BOD Annual Board Meeting Schedule

 

       

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            Bob Nash

1.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for July 21, 2015 at 6:00pm. Location TBD.

 

2.   Board of Directors Orientation was held on May 30 and June 13 at SWU Greenville Campus

 

3.   Board members will receive electronic copy of State Law, Chapter 1, Sections 30-1-10  through Section 30-1-180 related to Public Records, Reports, and Official Documents.

 

4.   Board members will receive electronic copy of State Law, Chapter 4, Section 30-4-10 through Section 30-4-165 related to Freedom of Information Act.

 

5.   BOD members will be given the opportunity to attend the SCPCSA Fall Summit to be scheduled. 

 

PRESENTATION OF AWARDS Bob Nash

 

SWEARING IN CEREMONY FOR NEWLY ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS.

Travis Durham

Candice Lewis

Uta Samuel

Erin Smith

 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

 

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: __________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Building 120 Room 124

 

 

 

 

5/19/2015  6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Ken Payne, Vice Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

Minutes for April 21, 2015 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Ken Payne, Vice Chairman

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report                                               Dr. Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee                                         Bob Ground, Secretary

Financial Report                                                Ms. Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                                                                        Skip Snow, Business Manager

 

Administration and Governance Committee                  Mr. Ken Payne, Chairman

Academic Excellence CommitteeMr.                             Travis Durham, Chairman

Endowment/Development Committee                           Mrs. Suzanne Foody

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE FOR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD: None

 

BUDGET WORK SESSION: Committee of Whole                     Ken Payne, Mrs. Tucker,

                                                                                                          Dr. Bricker, Mr. Snow

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                          Ken Payne, Vice Chairman

1.    First or Two Readings of 2016-2016 Budget

2.    Contract with Elliot Davis, Inc. for 2015-2016 Audit

3.    Contract with First Baptist Church for use of Gym in 2015-2016

4.    Revision to Student Handbook 2015-2016

       

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                                    Ken Payne

1.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for June 16, 2015 at 6:00pm. Location TBD.

2.   Graduation Ceremony McAlister Auditorium, Furman University, May 26 at 3:00pm.

3.   Board Training, May 30 and June 13 at 8:30am at SWU Greenville Campus. More information to follow.

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

 

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Building 120 Room 124

 

4/21/2015  6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

 

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

Minutes for Mar. 17, 2015 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Dr. Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report                                                         Dr. Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee Dr. Nash, Chairman

Community Issues and Space Needs Dr. Bob Nash

Financial Report                                     Ms. Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                                                          Skip Snow, Business Manager

 

Administration and Governance Committee:     Mr. Ken Payne, Chairman

Election Results:                                                 Mr. Bob Ground

Instruction Committee:                                       Mr. Travis Durham, Chairman

Endowment/Development Committee:              Mrs. Suzanne Foody

 

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE FOR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD: 

1.    Soccer Field and Changing Rooms to Facilities Committee

 

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                Dr. Nash, Chairman

 

1.    Approval of Reports as information.

2.    Approval of GTCHS BOD Election Certification

3.    Request for use of field as Soccer Field and Changing Rooms

4.    Budget Request for BOD

       

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            Dr. Nash

1.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for May 19, 2015 at 6:00pm in the GTC Admin. Board Room.

2.   Mr. Jimmy Armstrong was selected as Principal of Greer Middle College.

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Building 120 Room 124

3/17/2015  6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                       

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

Minutes for Feb. 17 Regular Session

 

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Dr. Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report                                                         Dr. Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee Dr. Nash, Chairman

Financial Report                                     Ms. Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                                                                                Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration and Governance Committee     Mr. Ken Payne, Chairman

Instruction Committee                                 Mr. Travis Durham, Chairman

Endowment/Development Committee             Mr. Mike Gatchell

                                                                          Mrs. Suzanne Foody

Faculty Leadership                                           Mrs. Ginger Cash

 

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE FOR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD: 

1.    Seven Programs for Career Pathways to Success referred to Instruction Committee

2.    Review Impact of Legislature replacing Common Core Academic Standards with SC State Standards referred

       to Instruction Committee. 

 

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                

Dr. Nash, Chairman

       1.    Acceptance of Resignation of Board of Directors Member, Mr. Dana Blackhurst, due to health reasons.

2.    Principal Search Committee and Process

       Exec. Comm. Recommends Approval:

2.    GTCHS 2015-2016 Academic Calendar.

3.    GTCHS 2015-2016 Personnel Employment Positions.    

 

                                              

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.    Legal Issues     Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

 

 

RETURN TO REGULAR OPEN SESSION:

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            Dr. Nash

1.   The SC Public Charter School Association will conduct a Summit meeting and Visit with Legislature ption in Columbia, SC on March 24 and 25.  

        2.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for April 21, 2015 at 6:00pm in the GTC Admin. Board Room.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

 

 

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: ___________

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Building 120 Room 124

 

2/17/2015  6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

Minutes for Jan. 20 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Dr. Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report                      Dr. Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee                Dr. Nash, Chairman

Financial Report                       Ms. Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                                           Skip Snow, Business Manager

 

Administration and Governance Committee    Mr. Ken Payne, Chairman

Appeals and Grievance Committee                  Mr. Bob Ground

Instruction Committee                                 Mr. Travis Durham, Chairman

Endowment/Development Committee        Mrs. Suzanne Foody

Parents In Partnership                                 Mrs. Heather Gatchell,

Faculty Leadership                                      Mrs. Ginger Cash

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE FOR RECOMMENDATION TO BOD: 

1.    Finance Committee to evaluate actions taken by GTCHS personnel to correct the four issues identified by the Auditors and listed in the 2014 Audit Report.

2.    Finance Committee to review GTCHS bank statements.

3.    Finance Committee to determine current debt capacity of GTCHS.

4.    Finance Committee to recommend solutions and/or budget adjustments to current deficit of $95,758.00 as of Dec. 31, 2014

 

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                

Dr. Nash, Chairman

       

       Exec. Comm. Recommends Approval:

1.   Contract with Duke Power to install electrical outlet in lower parking lot D for service to heaters on diesel

engines in buses.  Cost to average about $25.00 per month.  Outlets should be secured from use by other

potential users.    

                                              

2.   Authorize Principal to increase monthly lease/rental payments to GTC from $12,000.00 to $13,000.00.

 

3.   Refer extension of Contract Agreement between GTC and GTCHS for building 119 and 120 to GTCHS attorneys for legal opinion.

 

4.   Create a new and vacant position with title of Administrative Assistant with a defined job description, and authorize the Principal to advertise and hire a qualified individual to fill the position effective 1 July 2015at a beginning pay rate scale of $45,000.00 to $61,000.00 for a term of 200 days annually.

 

       Admin./Governance Committee Recommends Approval:

1.   Publication of Election Announcement Letter, Election Schedule, and Candidate Filing Form, for purpose of Conducting an election of qualified candidates to GTCHS BOD on April 13-17, 2015 for a period of two years.  The process would involve Survey Monkey Software and voter email addresses.

 

       Appeal and Grievance Committee Recommends  Approval:

1.    BOD Resolution 2015-5: Student Expulsion Appeal

 

       Curricular and Instruction Committee Recommends Approval:

1.    Description of Committee, its purpose and defined duties.

 

       New Business:

1.   Authorize Principal to purchase new all-weather electric golf cart for special needs students to use for

transportation to and from college courses.  Cost $5,900.00.

 

       

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.   Personnel/Student IssuesDr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

2.   Legal IssuesDr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

 

RETURN TO REGULAR OPEN SESSION:

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            Dr. Nash

1.   The Chairman has called for a meeting of Board Chairmen and Principals of GTC Charter Schools on Wednesday, Feb. 18, for the purpose of discussing issues of mutual interest.

2.   The Chairman and Principal met with CEO of Legacy Charter School and former Principal of GTCHS for the purpose of learning about the historical circumstances of GTCHS.

3.   The Chairman and Principal met with a GTCHS Charter Champion, Ray Lattimore, to discuss community relations.

        4.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for Mar. 17, 2015 at 6:00pm in the GTC Admin. Board Room.

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

 

 

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _____________

 

 

 

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1/20/2015  6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                       

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

Minutes for Nov. 18 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Dr. Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report                                                         Dr. Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee Dr. Nash, Chairman

Financial Report                                     Ms. Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                                                                                Skip Snow, Business Manager

Administration and Governance Committee         Mr. Ken Payne, Chairman

Instruction Committee                                           Mr. Travis Durham, Chairman

Endowment/Development Committee                  Mrs. Suzanne Foody

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE:

 

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                 Dr. Nash

       

       Unfinished Business:  Committee Recommendations:

1.   Christmas Bonus of $100.00 for all GTCHS employees.                                                2.   Board of Directors Election Schedule for 2015.

3.   Voting and tabulation process using Survey Monkey Software.

4.   Establish GTCHS Capital Development Restricted Account.

5.   Resolution to begin Capital Development Fund Raising Program.

6.   Authorize Chairman to sign contract with Dr. Brodie Bricker, LLC for school year 1015-2016..

 

       New Business:

1.   Resolution to plan, schedule, and conduct Board of Directors training sessions in May and June 2015.

2.   Resolution to establish Board of Directors expense account in 2015 Budget for training, meetings, dues, or

      other Board functions.

3.   Resolution to establish Budget Line Item for Contingency Funds in 2015 Budget separate from existing

      Reserve Account.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.   Update on two legal mattersDr. Brodie Bricker, Principal

 

RETURN TO REGULAR OPEN SESSION:

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            Dr. Nash

1.   The Chairman met with GTCHS Faculty and Staff at opening of new semester, Jan. 5.  Faculty expressed appreciation for Christmas Bonus.

2.   The Chairman met with the Pickens County Delegation at their Annual Meeting in Easley, SC and thanked them for their support of Public Charter Schools.

        3.   Next Board meeting is scheduled for Feb. 17, 2015 at 6:00pm in the GTC Admin. Board Room.

 

ADJOURNMENT   

 

 

 

 

Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

GTCHS Board of Directors

 

Posted Date:  ________________________  Initials: _________________

 

 

 

 

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The Board of Directors did not meet in December, 2014

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Technical College Administrative Boardroom

11/18/2014  6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Approval of Proposed Agenda

Minutes for Oct. 28 Regular Session

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Dr. Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

RECOGNITION OF GTCHS ENDOWMENT/DEVELOPMENT

Ms. Suzanne Foody

BOARD MEMBERS

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA:

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report                                Dr. Bricker, Principal

Executive Committee                          Dr. Nash, Chairman

Financial Report                                  Ms. Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                                                       Skip Snow, Business Manager

          Other Board Committee ReportsTBD

 

ITEMS REFERRED TO BOARD COMMITTEE:

1.  Refer Policy for Legacy/Lottery Admission of Students to

Administration/Governance Committee for review.

2.  Refer 2014 Federal 990 Report to Finance Committee for review.

3.  Refer 2014 State Annual Report to Administration/Governance

Committee for review.

4.  Refer GTCHS By-Laws to Administrative/Governance Committee

for review.  Last Review was March 27, 2007.

5.   Refer Policy for Re-employment of Terminated GTCHS Teachers to

Administrative/Governance Committee for development.

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                 Dr. Nash

       

       Unfinished Business                                                  

1.   Consider Finance Committee Recommendations:

a.  Request from Auditors for Additional Payment of Funds  

       

        New Business  

1.   Consider MOA for Janitorial Services in Bldg. 119 (Pending)

2.   Consider Appointment of Two Faculty Members (Mrs. Sharon Hall

and Mr. John Ingles to Curriculum/Instruction Committee.

3.   Policy 2014-15-2: Recalling agenda item from Board Committee

for Purpose of Board Action.

          4.   Policy 2014-15-3: Consensus Agenda Items.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.   Contractual MatterExecutive Committee

 

RETURN TO REGULAR OPEN SESSION:

 

4.   Consider Recommendation from Executive Committee

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            Dr. Nash

        1.   Student Body President, Nick Moser, will address the GC School Board of    

              Trustees during their Public Input Session.

        2.   Public Charter School Board Member On-Line Training

        3.   Board meeting for Dec. 16, 2014 to be cancelled subject to lack of agenda  

              items.

        4.   Board Meeting – January 20, 2015 at 6:00PM in GTCHS Board Room

 

 ADJOURNMENT

 

  

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Technical College Administrative Boardroom

 

10/28/2014  6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

LIGHT MEAL: Come early

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                        Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES and AGENDA:

Minutes for Sept. 16 Regular Session

Minutes for October 8 Work Session 

Approval of Proposed Agenda

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                                 Dr. Nash

            (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

RECOGNITION OF GTCHS ENDOWMENT/DEVELOPMENT Ms. Suzanne Foody

BOARD MEMBERS

 

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report                                             Dr. Bricker, Principal

Financial Report                                               Ms. Debbie Tucker, Board Treasurer

                                                                          Skip Snow, Business Manager

Other Board Committee Reports TBD

 

ACTION  ITEMS:                                                                

Dr. Nash

       

       Unfinished Business                                                  

1.   Consider Strategic Development Plan

   

2.   Consider Terms of Office for Appointed Board Members

       

        New Business  

1.   Consider MOA for Education

2.   Consider MOA for Janitorial Services in Bldg. 119 (Pending)

3.   Consider Updating Board Policy Related to Board Public Input Sessions

4.   Consider Submitting Request for Visitor Parking Spaces

5.   Consider Purchasing Half Page Advertisement in Student Yearbook

6.   Annual Report from Auditors

7.   Request for Additional Funding from Elliott Davis (Auditors)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.   Annual Audit Elliott Davis Audit Firm

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                            Dr. Nash

        Public Charter School Board Member  On-Line Training

        Next Board Meeting – November 18, 2014 at 6:00PM in GTCHS Board Room

        SC Charter School Conference – Nov. 6-8 in Columbia SC

        Delay meeting with SC Legislatures from GC until next year.

 

 ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

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Greenville Technical Charter High School

Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Technical College Administrative Boardroom

 

9/16/2014 6:00 PM

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

MAKE INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP PICTURES

OF GTCHS BOARD FOR FILES

 

LIGHT MEAL

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION: Dr. Nash

(Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

REPORTS:

Principal’s Report Dr. Bricker, Principal

Financial Report/Annual Audit Board Treasurer (vacant)

                                                    Skip Snow, Business Manager

           Meeting with Dr. Miller, GTC President Dr. Nash and

                                                  Dr. Bricker

 

ACTION ITEMS: Dr. Nash

Adoption of Proposed Agenda

Approval of Minutes July 2014 Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

                                              Ms. Teresa Loftis, Board Clerk

 

Unfinished Business

1. Appointment of Individuals to Vacant Board Positions

(Erin Smith and Travis Davis)

2. Swearing Into Office Ceremony

3. Appointment and Approval of Revised Board

Committee Assignments (See handout)

4. Approval and signing of Revised Board Ethics Policy

 

 

New Business

1. Schedule Board Training to meet State Requirements

2. Appointments two Board Committees (Henry Parr to Board Governance and Administration)

(Kelly Stephenson to Finance Committee)

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1. Legal issue: 1 Sarah Sloan Batson, Wyche Law Firm

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ANNOUNCEMENTS: Dr. Nash

Public Charter School Board Member On-Line Training

Next Board Meeting – October 21, 2014 at 6:00PM in GTCHS Board Room

SC Charter School Conference – Nov. 6-8 in Columbia SC

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

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Agenda for:

Board of Directors Meeting

Greenville Technical College Administrative Boardroom

8/19/2014  6:00 PM

 

CALL TO ORDER/WELCOME                                   Dr. Bob Nash, Chairman

Recognition of Staff and Visitors

 

Introduction of GTCHS Development Director            Dr. Brody Bricker, Principal

 

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION:                                       Dr. Nash

 (Individuals must sign up to address the Board)

 

REPORTS:

Principal                                                                        Dr. Bricker, Principal Financial Report/Annual Audit                                     Board Treasurer (vacant)

                                                                                       Skip Snow, Business Manager

 

COMMITTEE AS WHOLE (Work Session):                    Dr. Nash

1.   Review Nominations for Board Appointments                  

2.   Review Board Committee Assignments               

3.   Consider 4 hour Planning Session for Board Members

 
 

ACTION ITEMS:                                                       Dr. Nash

Adoption of Proposed Agenda

Approval of Minutes  July 2014                                   Mr. Bob Ground, Secretary

                                                                                      Ms. Teresa Loftis, Board Clerk

       

Unfinished Business                                                 

 1.   Appointment of Individuals to Vacant Board Positions

 2.   Approval of Board Committee Assignments

 3.   Approval and signing of Board Ethics Policy

            

New Business  

1.   Approval of request for parent representative to report to GCSB during their

      Public Input Session. 

2.   Refer GTCHS By-Laws to Board Administrative Committee for review.

3.   Approval of request to have Greenville Delegation and GTCHS Board Reception in Fall 2014.  

            

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                  Dr. Nash

 

Next Board Meeting – September 16, 2014 at 6:00PM in GTCHS Board Room

 

ADJOURNMENT