Lee A. Shiver, Chairman, Pickens County Schools.............. Present
...Chairman Lee Shiver opened the meeting at 9:00 a.m. and welcomed all in attendance.
...As chairman of the personnel committee, Lee Shiver recommended the director receive an overall evaluation of satisfactory with several individual components of the evaluation rated above satisfactory.
...Dr. Shiver shared with the board a letter from Board Member Teresa Haymore stating her intention to resign her position as Director of the Mountain Regional Library System, and, therefore, her place on the North Georgia RESA Board of Control, as of June 30, 2005.
...Dr. Lee Shiver
presented information received by him at the recent GSSA Board of Directors meeting.HB488 regarding funding education by way of a sales tax rather than by property taxes was discussed in some length.Also discussed were ways to be prepared to dispute the fairness an point out the flaws in this plan before it is actually voted on by next year's legislative body.In closing, Dr. Shiver
noted that most existing educational laws will remain the same as last year.
It was unanimously agreed that Dr. Shiver
should continue filling that role until he
is such time that he
might be unable to do so.
After all business was concluded, on a motion by Frank Petruzielo, seconded by Sandra Mercier, Dr. Shiver
adjourned the April board meeting at 10:50 a.m.
...Lee A. Shiver, Chairman Larry G. Harmon, Secretary