.

Forsyth Board of Education Revises School Admission Policy

It also revised the new resident students policy.

Credit: Forsyth County Schools
Credit: Forsyth County Schools
The Forsyth County Board of Education this month approved changes to the system's school admission policy.

Find out more in the system's Summary of the Jan. 16 Board of Education meeting: 

Recognitions

REACH Employee of the Month: Pam Pajerski (Principal, Cumming ES)

Superior Performance Spotlight: Otwell MS Title I Initiatives (Mitch Brotherton, Math Literacy Teacher)

Highlights of Presentation and Discussion Item

The following item was presented to the Board: 

Finance Report: As of December, the Board learned the system is at 50.24 percent for the budget year. The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax revenues for November 2013 were up 4.77 percent from November 2012 collections and up 5.75 percent from last month. Afinancial statement, investment reports, and bond summaries were also shared, as well as a detailed capital projects analysis.

Highlights of Action Items 

The following items were approved:

Board Chair and Vice Chair Selected: Darla Light (District 4) will resume duties as Chairperson of the Forsyth County Board of Education, and Kristin Morrissey (District 2) will serve as Vice Chairperson for 2014. Click here to learn more about the Board of Education. 

RFP P14-02 (Bond Underwriting Services): The Board approved awarding RFP P14-02 (Bond Underwriting Services) to Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. Through this contract, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. will assist the school district with all aspects of the bond process that are allowed by currently law governing these types of transactions. 

2014 Board Goals: The Board approved their 2014 goals. They include:

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Planning for future capital outlay funding requirements
  • 2014 bond referendum
  • Maintaining and leveraging school and community connections through participation in school and community events
  • Planning for leadership development and continuity
  • Evaluation of human capital management to maximize capacity
  • Other ongoing opportunities for representing the Forsyth County Board of Education at school and community functions

 Other Items Approved:

See video of the meeting above or click here on your mobile device.

Thoughts? Tell us in the comments, share your photos and videos, and don’t miss any of the local news you care about—subscribe to Cumming Patch’s free newsletterlike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. 

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »