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West Central Holds Special Meeting

A special meeting of the West Central Community Unit School District #235 Board of Education took place on Thursday, April 23, 2009.

The meeting was called to order at 7:45 p.m. by Board President Brent. All board members were present at roll call.

The board canvassed the results of the Tuesday, April 7, 2009 election. Board President reported the results as follows:

Following that Board President Brent declared that Lonnie Brent, Renee Goff, Paul Anderson, and Brad Arnold had been elected to the West Central CUSD #235 Board of Education with terms expiring in 2013. The board then motioned to accept the results of the canvassing as presented.

Board President Brent administered the Oath of Office to new board member Renee Goff.

The board heard some concluding remarks about his four years on the board from outgoing Board Member Richard Clifton.

The special meeting of the West Central CUSD #235 Board of Education was adjourned sine die.

After a brief break, Mrs. Goff joined the board at the board table.

Superintendent Grimm asked for permission to serve as President Pro Tem of the West Central District #235 Board of Education's reorganization meeting. The board members by consensus gave Superintendent Grimm permission to proceed.

The meeting was then called to order at 8:00 p.m. and roll call was taken where all board members were present.

Superintendent Grimm opened the floor for nominations for the election of a board president. Lonnie Brent being the only candidate nominated for the office of president was then declared elected by acclamation. Mr. Brent will serve a two-year term.

Board President Brent conducted the nomination for and election of board vice president and board secretary.

Brad Arnold was nominated and declared elected as vice president by acclamation and Paul Anderson was nominated and declared elected as secretary by acclamation.

The board approved Sharri Richard as the board's recording secretary and district treasurer.

The board approved a proposed list of meeting dates, times and places, a copy of which is attached to this document via email.

The board approved the formation of four board sub-committees. These four sub-committees are Transportation, Building and Grounds, Policy, and District Athletics. The District Athletic Committee will be an ad-hoc committee.

Following discussion, Board President Brent appointed the following members to these sub-committees:

The board was reminded that the next regular meeting will be on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 7 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria.

The board adjourned their meeting at approximately 8:35 p.m.