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Board Approves Early and Absentee Voting For March Election


The Mansfield School Board met on Monday evening, November 18. All members were present, including Rick Nicodemus, Mark Barton, Michael Gipson, Dewayne Ward and Trent Hayslip. Also present Secretary Carol Reano and Superintendent Joe Staton.

After being called to order at 6 p.m., members of the board approved the consent agenda items as presented.

Next on the agenda, the resignation of a bus driver. A motion was made by Gipson and seconded by Hayslip to accept the retirement resignation of bus driver James Williams, effective November 30, 2019. The motion passed unanimously.

Staton recommended that the board approve the Resolution for Local Support of the 2018/19 6-Year Master Plan and 2021-2023 Funding Cycle Partnership Program Application. A motion was made by Nicodemus and seconded by Ward to approve the resolution. The motion passed unanimously.

A motion was made by Nicodemus and seconded by Barton, to approve Staton’s recommendation for early and absentee voting for the uncontested March school board election. The motion passed unanimously.

Staton recommended that the board terminate the contract with financial advisor, Stephen’s Inc., when the term is expired in order to pursue other options. Barton made the motion to move forward with the termination, Hayslip seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

Lastly, Staton reviewed the financial and child nutrition reports for the district. He discussed the issue with the boiler and needed repairs. Additionally, that the fence at the baseball field had been repaired.

With no other items of business, the meeting of the Mansfield School Board was adjourned.

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